October 28, 1926|
Ridgewood, New York
|Died: October 25, 2010
Lynbrook, New York
|September 22, 1949, for the New York Giants|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 1, 1950, for the New York Giants|
Rudolf Joseph Rufer (October 28, 1926 – October 25, 2010) was a professional baseball player. He played in 26 games in Major League Baseball between the 1949 and 1950 seasons for the New York Giants, primarily as a shortstop.
Rufer spent two years of his four-year college baseball career playing at Dartmouth College and the other two at the University of Oklahoma. He also played for the minor league Wilmington Blue Rocks, for whom he still holds many team records.
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