Sonny Ruberto

Sonny Ruberto
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Ruberto in 1978
Born: (1946-01-02)January 2, 1946
Staten Island, New York
Died: March 25, 2014(2014-03-25) (aged 68)
Ave Maria, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 25, 1969, for the San Diego Padres
Last MLB appearance
September 24, 1972, for the Cincinnati Reds
MLB statistics
Batting average   .125
Hits / At-bats   3-for-24
Games played    21
As player

As coach

As manager

John Edward Ruberto [Sonny] (January 2, 1946[1] – 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.

Besides, Ruberto worked as a Minor league manager and coach in the St. Louis Cardinals organization.

Ruberto died at a hospice center in Florida of cancer at age 68 on March 25, 2014.

See also


  1. ^ Official Baseball Register. Sporting News. 1976.

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