Ron Theobald

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Ron Theobald
Second baseman
Born: (1943-07-28) July 28, 1943 (age 71)
Oakland, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 12, 1971 for the Milwaukee Brewers
Last MLB appearance
October 4, 1972 for the Milwaukee Brewers
Career statistics
Batting average .248
Home runs 2
Runs batted in 42
Stolen bases 11

Ronald Merrill Theobald (born July 28, 1943) is an American former professional baseball player and a former Major League Baseball second baseman. He played professionally for the Milwaukee Brewers during the early 1970s.

Early life[edit]

Theobald was born in Oakland, California and graduated from Harry Ells High School in Richmond, California in 1961.[1] He played college baseball at the University of Arizona[2]


He was signed as a free agent by the Chicago Cubs in 1964.[3] Later that year, he was drafted from the Cubs by the Minnesota Twins in the First-Year Player Draft. In March 1970, Theobald was purchased by the Washington Senators. On May 11, 1970, he was traded, along with Hank Allen, to the Milwaukee Brewers for Wayne Comer.[4] Theobald made his MLB debut on April 12, 1971 with the Brewers and played for two seasons before retiring in 1972.[5]


  1. ^ "Ron Theobald Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved November 6, 2013. 
  2. ^ "2009 Baseball Alumni Weekend". University of Arizona. Retrieved November 6, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Ron Theobald Trades & Transactions". University of Arizona. Retrieved November 6, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Ron Theobald". Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  5. ^ "Ron Theobald Trades & Transactions". MLB Player Stats. Retrieved November 6, 2013. 

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