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 Reuben Henry “Rube” Oldring

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Reuben Henry “Rube” Oldring

  • Birth 30 May 1884 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Death 9 Sep 1961 Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial Roadstown, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 12891742

Major League Baseball Player. He was an outfielder making his debut with the New York Highlanders on October 2, 1905. For thirteen seasons, he played for the New York Highlanders (1905), Philadelphia Athletics (1906-15, 1918) and New York Yankees (1916). He was a member of the Philadelphia Athletics World Series Championships (1911, 1913) and led the American League in fielding percentage three times (1910-11, 1915). He concluded his career with a record of 1268 hits, 616 runs scored, 27 home runs, 471 runs batted in and a .270 batting average. Oldring played in the minor leagues for several years after his major league career and also is a member of the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Originally Created by: Robert
  • Added: 5 Jan 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12891742
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Reuben Henry “Rube” Oldring (30 May 1884–9 Sep 1961), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12891742, citing Cohansey Baptist Church Cemetery, Roadstown, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .