Gene Clines

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Gene Clines
Gene Clines 1972.jpg
Clines in 1972
Born: (1946-10-06)October 6, 1946
San Pablo, California
Died: January 27, 2022(2022-01-27) (aged 75)
Bradenton, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 28, 1970, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
May 8, 1979, for the Chicago Cubs
MLB statistics
Batting average.277
Home runs5
Runs batted in187
As player
As coach
Career highlights and awards

Eugene Anthony Clines (October 6, 1946 – January 27, 2022) was an American professional baseball player and coach. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) as an outfielder from 1970 to 1979. He played for the Pittsburgh Pirates teams that won four National League Eastern Division titles and won the World Series in 1971. He also played for the New York Mets, Texas Rangers, and the Chicago Cubs.

He was a coach for the Cubs, Houston Astros, Seattle Mariners, Milwaukee Brewers, and San Francisco Giants, and an advisor with the Los Angeles Dodgers later in his career.

Clines died at his home in Bradenton, Florida, on January 27, 2022, at the age of 75.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Gene Clines, part of 1st MLB all-minority lineup, dies at 75". Associated Press. January 27, 2022. Retrieved January 27, 2022.
  2. Mackey, Jason (January 27, 2022). "Gene Clines, part of Pirates' 1971 World Series winner and MLB's first all-minority lineup, dies at 75". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved January 27, 2022.