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Robert Alexander Unglaub
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 11", Weight 178 lb.
- School University of Maryland
- Debut April 15, 1904
- Final Game September 17, 1910
- Born July 31, 1880 in Baltimore, MD USA
- Died November 29, 1916 in Baltimore, MD USA
 Biographical Information
A Baltimore, MD native, Bob Unglaub played six seasons in the majors, all in the American League. In his best year with the bat, 1908, he was ninth in the league in batting at .286 (it was the dead-ball era and the league as a whole hit .239). He also managed the 1907 Boston team part of the year.
Unglaub was primarily a first baseman in the majors, but also played 70 games at third base, 62 at second base and 42 in the outfield.
He worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad in Baltimore, and was killed in an on-the-job accident after being hit by a locomotive. He was scheduled to manage the following season in the minors.
According to his obituary, he had played for Meridian, Connecticut; Worcester, Massachusetts; Sacramento, California; Milwaukee; Lincoln, Nebraska; and Minneapolis in the minors. He managed several years in the Northern League. When he managed in the Western League, one of his players was Paul Cobb, brother of Ty Cobb.
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