Gary Alexander (baseball)
March 27, 1953 |
Los Angeles, California
|September 12, 1975, for the San Francisco Giants|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 28, 1981, for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
|Career highlights and awards|
Gary Wayne Alexander (born March 27, 1953 in Los Angeles, California) is an American former professional baseball player. He played as a catcher in Major League Baseball for the San Francisco Giants (1975–1977), Oakland Athletics (1978), Cleveland Indians (1978–1980) and Pittsburgh Pirates (1981). Alexander batted and threw right-handed.
In a seven-season major league 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. Alexander caught John Montefusco's no-hitter in 1976.
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