After playing parts of five seasons with the Phillies, Ruf spent three seasons in South Korea and hit .313 while averaging nearly 30 home runs per season. Now he's trying to get back in the big leagues with the Giants.
The Flyers were dead in the water after losing the first three games in the 2010 Eastern Conference semifinals. But in one of the amazing comebacks in NHL history, they won four straight and overcame a 3-0 deficit in Game 7 in Boston.
The fifth-year senior came to the Nittany Lions following an excellent high school career but has not met the expectations that followed him to Happy Valley. But he is optimistic he can make an impact in his final season.