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Ruppert Jones, RBI Legend


Ruppert Jones - the man, the myth, the legend. This is a man nobody knows, yet he almost singlehandedly started a franchise. Here we go:

The Facts

  • Born March 12, 1957
  • Played in the Big Leagues from 1976-1987
  • Nickname was "ROOP", we prefer Rupperto
  • Was the first player taken by Seattle in their expansion draft
  • Was the first All-Star in the history of the Seattle Mariners franchise
  • All-Star in 1977 & 1982
  • A member of the legendary 1984 Detroit Tigers
  • Netted 3 hits for California in the 1986 ALCS

To Learn More


This man is a legend, plain and simple. On the real field he was both the first Seattle Mariner and the first Seattle Mariner All-Star. On the the fictional field of RBI he is one of the 10 best players in the game. In the game of life he is a devoted father and husband. No matter which arena you view him in, Ruppert Jones is a winner.

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