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
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.