Bob Bailey

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Bailey in 1963

Robert Sherwood Bailey (October 13, 1942 – January 9, 2018) was an American professional baseball third baseman. He was born in Long Beach, California. Bailey played seventeen seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) between 1962 and 1978 for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Los Angeles Dodgers, Montreal Expos, Cincinnati Reds, and Boston Red Sox.[1]

After the 1966 season, the Pirates traded Bailey and Gene Michael to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Maury Wills.[2]

Bailey died on January 9, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada at the age of 75.[3]

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  1. "Bob Bailey Statistics and History". "baseball-reference.com. Retrieved May 23, 2017.
  2. "Dodgers trade Maury Wills to Pittsburgh". News.google.com. December 2, 1966. Retrieved September 7, 2017.
  3. Bob Bailey, ‘the Babe Ruth of Long Beach’ who played for the Dodgers in 17 MLB seasons, dies at 75

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