Bob Bailey (baseball)
Bailey in 1963.
Born: October 13, 1942|
Long Beach, California
|September 14, 1962 for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
Last MLB appearance
|October 2, 1978 for the Boston Red Sox|
Career highlights and awards
Robert Sherwood (Bob) Bailey (born October 13, 1942 in Long Beach, California) is an American former professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball as a third baseman for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1962–66), Los Angeles Dodgers (1967–68), Montreal Expos (1969–75), Cincinnati Reds (1976–77) and Boston Red Sox (1977–78). He batted and threw right-handed. Bailey attended Wilson Classical High School where he was the 1961 CIF Baseball Player of the Year and quarterbacked the football team for two years, one of which was undefeated. He was originally signed by the Pirates as a bonus baby.
After his playing days were over, Bailey was a minor league baseball Manager and hitting instructor, most notably in the Montreal Expos organization. In 1987, he was the final manager of the Hawaii Islanders.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
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