Born: May 30, 1884|
New York City, New York
Died: September 9, 1961 77) (aged|
Bridgeton, New Jersey
|October 2, 1905, for the New York Highlanders|
|Last MLB appearance|
|August 30, 1918, for the Philadelphia Athletics|
|Runs batted in||471|
|Career highlights and awards|
Reuben Henry "Rube" Oldring (May 30, 1884 – September 9, 1961), was a professional baseball player who played outfield in the major leagues from 1905 to 1918. He played for the Philadelphia Athletics and New York Yankees.
From 1907 to 1915, Oldring was a regular outfielder on the A's. He played in three World Series with them.
Oldring played in the minor leagues for several years after his major league career was over. In 1923, he hit .342 for Wilson of the Virginia League and also managed the team to the pennant.
A farmer after he ended his career in baseball, Oldring died of a heart attack at his home in Bridgeton, New Jersey at the age of 77.
- "The Baseball Bug". Thanhouser Company Film Preservation, Inc. Retrieved 2016-01-22.
- Bishop, Bill. Rube Oldring, Society for American Baseball Research. Accessed November 25, 2017. "Rube suffered a heart attack in 1960, and died at age 77 on September 9, 1961 at his home in Bridgeton, New Jersey from acute blockage of the arteries."
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Rube Oldring at Find a Grave