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Bob Bailey (baseball)

Bob Bailey
Bailey in 1963.
Third baseman
Born: (1942-10-13) October 13, 1942
Long Beach, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 14, 1962, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
October 2, 1978, for the Boston Red Sox
MLB statistics
Batting average .257
Home runs 189
RBI 773
Career highlights and awards

Robert Sherwood (Bob) Bailey (born October 13, 1942 in Long Beach, California) is an American former professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball as a third baseman for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1962–66), Los Angeles Dodgers (1967–68), Montreal Expos (1969–75), Cincinnati Reds (1976–77) and Boston Red Sox (1977–78). He batted and threw right-handed. Bailey attended Wilson Classical High School where he was the 1961 CIF Baseball Player of the Year and quarterbacked the football team for two years, one of which was undefeated. He was originally signed by the Pirates as a bonus baby.

In a 17-season career, Bailey posted a .257 batting average with 189 home runs and 773 RBI in 1931 games played.

After his playing days were over, Bailey was a minor league baseball Manager and hitting instructor, most notably in the Hawaii Islanders.

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)

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