Ryan Andrew Ludwick (born July 13, 1978) is a Major League Baseball right fielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates. His brother Eric played four seasons in Major League Baseball as a pitcher.
Ludwick attended Durango High School in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Ludwick played for the UNLV Rebels for three seasons. He was named to the Baseball America all-Freshman team in 1997 after batting .354 with 16 home runs and 68 RBI and was All-WAC in 1999, hitting .381 with 13 home runs and 69 RBI. Ludwick had a .363 career batting average at UNLV.