Rube Oldring - 1915/16 M101-4 Sporting News

Reuben Henry “Rube” Oldring (1884-1961) spent 13 seasons as an outfielder for both the New York Yankees (1905, 1916) and the Philadelphia Athletics (1906-1916). Oldring’s playing days started in the minor league as part of the Southern Association before joining the Athletics as their everyday outfielder and taking two World Series titles (1911, 1913) with the club in three tries. Rube also led the American League in field percentage in 1910 (.978) and 1911 (.979). During the 1913 campaign, he recorded career highs in a variety of categories including runs (101), RBIs (71), and stolen bases (40). Rube retired with career statistics that included a .270 batting average, 27 career home runs, 471 RBIs, and 197 stolen bases. With days in the big leagues behind him, Oldring returned to the minors, playing through the early 1920s in the Eastern League, Pacific Coast League, and Virginia League, where he managed the Wilson Tobacconists to the 1923 pennant. 



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Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 NM-MT 8
2 EX-MT 6
2 EX-MT 6
2 EX-MT 6
3 VG-EX 4
3 VG-EX 4