November 25, 1893|
|Died: November 14, 1973
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|September 10, 1917 for the Philadelphia Athletics|
|Last MLB appearance|
|June 3, 1924 for the Brooklyn Robins|
|Runs batted in||52|
Arthur Eugene (Gene) Bailey (November 25, 1893 – November 14, 1973) was a backup outfielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Philadelphia Athletics (1917), Boston Braves (1919–1920), Boston Red Sox (1920) and Brooklyn Robins (1923–1924). Bailey batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Pearsall, Texas.
In a five-season career, Bailey was a .246 hitter with two home runs and 52 RBI in 213 games played. His best season was 1923 when he hit .265 with 71 runs, 42 RBI, 109 hits, 11 doubles, seven triples and tallied nine stolen bases in 127 games – all career-highs.
Bailey died in Houston, Texas, at the age of 79.
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