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Rudolph Valentino Regalado
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 1", Weight 185 lb.
- School University of Southern California
- Debut April 13, 1954
- Final Game June 1, 1956
- Born May 21, 1930 in Los Angeles, CA USA
 Biographical Information
"I couldn't do anything wrong". - Regalado, talking about his marvelous 1954 spring training in which he hit 11 homers and batted .447, getting a chance to play while Bobby Avila was holding out
The only major league player given both the first and last names of movie star "Rudolph Valentino", Rudy Regalado played three years in the majors in the 1950's.
His nephew Sam Regalado, a professor at Cal State Stanislaus, is an expert on the role of baseball in American culture who has written a book on the subject and appeared in television documentaries.