Bob MacDonald (baseball)
April 27, 1965 |
East Orange, New Jersey
|August 14, 1990, for the Toronto Blue Jays|
|June 7, 1996, for the New York Mets|
|Earned run average||4.34|
Robert Joseph MacDonald (born April 27, 1965 in East Orange, New Jersey) is a retired Major League Baseball pitcher. He played during six season at the major league level for the Toronto Blue Jays, Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees and New York Mets.
MacDonald went to college at Rutgers University, and was drafted by the Blue Jays in the 19th round of the 1987 amateur draft. MacDonald played his first American professional season with their Rookie league Medicine Hat Blue Jays, Class A (Short Season) St. Catharines Blue Jays, and Class A Myrtle Beach Blue Jays in 1987, and his last with the Mets and their Triple-A Norfolk Tides in 1996. In 1997, he played in Japan for the Hanshin Tigers.
MacDonald manages a semi-pro slow pitch softball team in Clearwater, Florida.