Robert Gaston

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Robert Gaston
Catcher
Born: (1910-03-19)March 19, 1910
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Died: February 11, 2000(2000-02-11) (aged 89)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Batted: Right Threw: Right
Professional debut
Negro league baseball: 1933 for the Homestead Grays
Last professional appearance
1948 for the Homestead Grays
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Robert "Rab Roy" Gaston (March 19, 1910 – February 11, 2000) was an African-American baseball catcher in the Negro Leagues. He played from 1933 to 1948, mostly with the Homestead Grays. He spent the majority of his career as the backup catcher to Josh Gibson.[1]

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  1. ^ Riley, James A. (1994). The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues. New York: Carroll & Graf. ISBN 0-7867-0959-6. 

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