Frederick Steven "Rick" Auerbach (born February 15, 1950) to Esther and Jack Auerbach. is a former shortstop in Major League Baseball. He played from 1971-1981 with the Milwaukee Brewers, Los Angeles Dodgers, Cincinnati Reds, and Seattle Mariners.
Auerbach was born in Woodland Hills, California and graduated from Taft High School in 1968, He played college baseball at Los Angeles Pierce College in Woodland Hills. He was originally drafted by the California Angels in the 13th round of the 1968 amateur draft, but did not sign with the team. He was drafted the next year in the secondary phase of the 1969 amateur draft by the expansion Seattle Pilots.