Frederick Steven "Rick" Auerbach (born February 15, 1950) 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. Rick Auerbach hit 9 career home runs through an 11-year career.

Rick Auerbach
Shortstop
Born: (1950-02-15) February 15, 1950 (age 69)
Woodland Hills, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 13, 1971, for the Milwaukee Brewers
Last MLB appearance
August 12, 1981, for the Seattle Mariners
MLB statistics
Batting average.220
Home runs9
Runs batted in86
Teams

BiographyEdit

Auerbach was born in Woodland Hills, California to Esther and Jack Auerbach, and graduated from Taft High School in 1968,[1] He played college baseball at Los Angeles Pierce College in Woodland Hills.[2] He was originally drafted by the California Angels in the 13th round of the 1968 amateur draft, but did not sign with the team.[3] He was drafted the next year in the secondary phase of the 1969 amateur draft by the expansion Seattle Pilots.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Taft High School - Achievements". Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Rick Auerbach Stats". Baseball Almanac. Archived from the original on July 28, 2013. Retrieved November 26, 2012.
  3. ^ a b "Rich Auerbach Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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