Gary Alexander (baseball)

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Gary Alexander
Catcher/Designated hitter
Born: (1953-03-27) March 27, 1953 (age 61)
Los Angeles, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 12, 1975 for the San Francisco Giants
Last MLB appearance
September 28, 1981 for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Career statistics
Batting average .230
Home runs 55
RBI 202
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Gary Wayne Alexander (born March 27, 1953 in Los Angeles, California) is a former catcher in Major League Baseball who played for the San Francisco Giants (1975–1977), Oakland Athletics (1978), Cleveland Indians (1978–1980) and Pittsburgh Pirates (1981). He batted and threw right-handed.[1]

In a seven-season career, Alexander posted a .230 batting average with 55 home runs and 202 RBI in 432 games played. His best statistical season was 1978 when he hit 27 home runs and had 84 RBI, 57 runs, 112 hits, and 20 doubles in 148 games, all career-highs.[1] Alexander caught John Montefusco's no-hitter in 1976.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Gary Alexander". Baseball-Reference. Retrieved 2011-04-14. 
  2. ^ "San Francisco Giants 9, Atlanta Braves 0". Retrosheet. Retrieved 2011-04-14. 

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