Brian Jeffrey Rupp
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 4", Weight 190 lb.
- School University of Missouri-St. Louis
- High School McCluer North High School
- Born September 20, 1971 in St. Louis, MO USA
Shortstop Brian Rupp was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 43rd round of the 1992 amateur draft. He led the 1992 Arizona League with a .386 BA, 80 hits, 40 RBI, 20 2B, 102 TB, 5 IBB, and .490 SLG. Rupp was named league MVP. In 1993, Rupp won his second batting title in a row with a .320 mark in the South Atlantic League, beating out Derek Jeter. Rupp played seven seasons of pro ball, reaching as high as AAA.
Rupp was a coach for the Arkansas Travelers in 2000, Hagerstown Suns in 2013, Potomac Nationals in 2014-2015, and Harrisburg Senators in 2016-2019. He was scheduled to be hitting coach for Harrisburg in 2020 before the season was cancelled due to Covid-19 then did coach Harrisburg in 2021.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1999||Peoria Chiefs||Midwest League||63-76||11th||St. Louis Cardinals|
|2001||New Jersey Cardinals||New York-Penn League||35-41||9th||St. Louis Cardinals|
|2002||Johnson City Cardinals||Appalachian League||29-38||7th||St. Louis Cardinals|
|2004||Idaho Falls Chukars||Pioneer League||42-35||3rd||Kansas City Royals||Lost in 1st round|
|2005||Idaho Falls Chukars||Pioneer League||34-42||6th (t)||Kansas City Royals|
|2006||Idaho Falls Chukars||Pioneer League||40-36||4th||Kansas City Royals||Lost League Finals|
|2007||Idaho Falls Chukars||Pioneer League||45-30||3rd||Kansas City Royals||Lost in 1st round|
|2008||Burlington Bees||Midwest League||73-65||4th||Kansas City Royals||League Champs|
|2009||Wilmington Blue Rocks||Carolina League||84-55||1st||Kansas City Royals||Lost in 1st round|
|2010||Wilmington Blue Rocks||Carolina League||68-70||6th||Kansas City Royals|
|2011||Wilmington Blue Rocks||Carolina League||66-72||6th||Kansas City Royals|
|2012||Potomac Nationals||Carolina League||64-75||6th||Washington Nationals|