From BR Bullpen
Richard Frank Wade
- Bats Left, Throws Right
- Height 5' 11", Weight 174 lb.
- Debut April 19, 1923
- Final Game October 4, 1923
- Born January 12, 1898 in Duluth, MN USA
- Died July 15, 1957 in Duluth, MN USA
 Biographical Information
Rip Wade had one year in the majors, appearing in 33 games. He also played 17 seasons in the minors, posting a .303 batting average with 146 home runs.
His great-granddaugher Jessica Nardone is mentioned in the book Breaking into Baseball: Women and the National Pasttime.