Joe Gaines

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Biographical Information[edit]

Joe Gaines played in the minors from 1956 to 1961 and 1966 to 1968, and was in the majors from 1960 to 1966, getting over 100 at-bats in each of 1963-1965. He also played for the Hanshin Tigers in Japan.

He had his best year in 1963, posting numbers of .286/.381/.476 for the Baltimore Orioles. He was primarily a left fielder; the regular left fielder that year was Boog Powell.

After baseball he became a clothing salesman.

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