Bob Gillespie

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Bob Gillespie
Born: (1919-10-08)October 8, 1919
Columbus, Ohio
Died: November 4, 2001(2001-11-04) (aged 82)
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 11, 1944, for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
May 11, 1950, for the Boston Red Sox
MLB statistics
Win-Loss record 5–13
Earned run average 5.07
Strikeouts 59

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.

In a four-season career, Gillespie posted a 5–13 record with a 4.73 ERA in 58 pitching appearances, including 23 starts, two complete games, 59 strikeouts, 102 walks, and 202 ⅓ innings of work.

Gillespie died in Winston-Salem, North Carolina at age 82.

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