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Ray Van Cleef

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Raymond VanCleef

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Biographical Information[edit]

Ray VanCleef (his last name is sometimes spelled Van Cleef) was an outfielder who is most notable for winning the 1950 College World Series Most Outstanding Player award while a junior at Rutgers University. He was an All-American that season and in 1951 as well. He is also in the Rutgers University Baseball Hall of Fame.

In 1952, his only year of professional baseball, he hit .187/~.383/.198 in 25 games for the Williamsport Tigers with 27 walks and 20 runs in 25 games. He fielded .961 and had 3 assists in the outfield.

He played basketball at Rutgers for three years.