October 8, 1919|
|Died: November 4, 2001
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
|May 11, 1944, for the Detroit Tigers|
|Last MLB appearance|
|May 11, 1950, for the Boston Red Sox|
|Earned run average||5.07|
Robert William Gillespie (October 8, 1919 – November 4, 2001) was an American pitcher in Major League Baseball who played between 1944 and 1950 for the Detroit Tigers (1944), Chicago White Sox (1947–48) and Boston Red Sox (1950). Listed at 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m), 187 lb., Gillespie batted and threw right-handed. The native of Columbus, Ohio, served in the United States Coast Guard during World War II.
Gillespie died in Winston-Salem, North Carolina at age 82.
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