Bob Gallagher (baseball)

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Bob Gallagher
Born: (1948-07-07) July 7, 1948 (age 68)
Newton, Massachusetts
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
May 17, 1972, for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
September 26, 1975, for the New York Mets
MLB statistics
Batting average .220
Home runs 2
Runs batted in 13

Robert Collins Gallagher (born July 7, 1948 in Newton, Massachusetts) is a former outfielder in Major League Baseball who played from 1972 through 1975 for the Boston Red Sox (1972), Houston Astros (1973–74) and New York Mets (1975).Listed at 6' 3", 185 lb., he batted and threw left-handed. His grandfather, Shano Collins, was a Major League outfielder/manager and a player in the 1917 and 1919 World Series.

In a four-season career, Gallagher was a .220 hitter (56-for-255) with two home runs and 13 RBI in 213 games played, including 34 runs, one triple, and one stolen base.

He had been teaching high school social studies for the last 25 years at Santa Cruz High School in Santa Cruz, California. In 2010, he retired from teaching and currently works as a substitute teacher for Santa Cruz High School.

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