Ruberto in 1978
January 2, 1946|
Staten Island, New York
|Died: March 25, 2014
Ave Maria, Florida
|May 25, 1969, for the San Diego Padres|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 24, 1972, for the Cincinnati Reds|
|Hits / At-bats||3-for-24|
John Edward Ruberto [Sonny] (January 2, 1946 – March 25, 2014) was a backup catcher and pinch runner in Major League Baseball who played over parts of two seasons for the San Diego Padres (1969) and the Cincinnati Reds (1972). Listed at 5' 11", 175 lb., he batted and threw right handed.
Ruberto died at a hospice center in Florida of cancer at age 68 on March 25, 2014.
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