James Gallagher (baseball)

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Jim Gallagher
Free Agent
First baseman / Outfielder
Born: (1985-09-03) September 3, 1985 (age 31)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Bats: Left Throws: Left
James Gallagher
Medal record
Men’s baseball
Representing  United States
Pan American Games
Silver medal – second place 2011 Guadalajara National team

James Andrew Gallagher (born September 3, 1985 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) was an American professional baseball first baseman and outfielder in minor league baseball organization of the Chicago White Sox of Major League Baseball. Prior to beginning his professional career, he played college baseball at Duke University. Gallagher has also competed for the United States national baseball team.


Gallagher attended Peters Township High School in McMurray, Pennsylvania and Duke University, where he played college baseball for the Duke Blue Devils baseball team in the Atlantic Coast Conference of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's (NCAA) Division I.[1]

Gallagher was drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the seventh round of the 2007 Major League Baseball Draft.[1] The White Sox invited him to spring training in 2012.[2]

Gallagher played for the United States national baseball team in the 2011 Pan American Games, winning the silver medal.[3]


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