Gene Bailey

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Gene Bailey
Outfielder
Born: (1893-11-25)November 25, 1893
Pearsall, Texas
Died: November 14, 1973(1973-11-14) (aged 79)
Houston, Texas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 10, 1917 for the Philadelphia Athletics
Last MLB appearance
June 3, 1924 for the Brooklyn Robins
Career statistics
Batting average .246
Home runs 2
Runs batted in 52
Teams

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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