October 14, 1891|
|Died: March 19, 1976
|September 4, 1912 for the Washington Senators|
Last MLB appearance
|July 31, 1920 for the Philadelphia Phillies|
|Earned run average||3.14|
Melvin Allys "Bert" Gallia (October 14, 1891 – March 19, 1976) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball from 1912 to 1920. He played for the Washington Senators, St. Louis Browns, and Philadelphia Phillies.
Gallia grew up in Woodsboro, Texas. As an 18-year-old student at St. Louis College (later St. Mary's University) in San Antonio in 1909, Gallia became famed for striking out Ty Cobb in an exhibition game held at the St. Louis College campus.
- "Bert Gallia Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-02-05.
Chicoine, Stephen, article on Bert Gallia's baseball career from Southwestern Historical Quarterly at www.freedomhistory.com
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