Theodore Rodger Kubiak
- Bats Both, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 175 lb.
- High School Highland Park (NJ) High School
- Debut April 14, 1967
- Final Game September 28, 1976
- Born May 12, 1942 in New Brunswick, NJ USA
Ted Kubiak was a major league infielder from 1967, when he made debut with the Kansas City Athletics, until 1976, when he was with the San Diego Padres. He was a member of all three Oakland Athletics World Series-winning teams of the mid-1970s, going 1 for 6 in the Series.
He took over as manager of the Modesto A's in mid-1989 from Lenn Sakata. He remained in Modesto for four more years before joining the Cleveland Indians organization in 1994. Kubiak managed the Canton-Akron Indians in 1994 and 1995, then moved down to the New York-Penn League for five years. He was with the Watertown Indians from 1996 to 1998, and the Mahoning Valley Scrappers in 1999 and 2000. He moved up to the Columbus RedStixx in 2001, the Kinston Indians in 2002, then returned to Mahoning Valley in 2003. In 2004-2008 he was the minor league defensive coordinator for the Indians, then went back to managing in 2009.
- Won three World Series with the Oakland Athletics (1972, 1973 & 1974; he did not play in the 1974 World Series)
Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record
- Rory Costello: "Ted Kubiak", in Chip Greene, ed.: Mustaches and Mayhem, Charlie O's Three-Time Champions: The Oakland Athletics 1972-74, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2015, pp. 82-88. ISBN 978-1-943816-07-1
- Rory Costello: "Ted Kubiak", in Steve West and Bill Nowlin, eds.: The Team That Couldn't Hit: The 1972 Texas Rangers, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2019, pp. 130-136. ISBN 978-1-943816-93-4