Oscar Charles Gamble
Positions: Outfielder and Designated Hitter
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 160 lb.
Born: December 20, 1949 in Ramer, AL
High School: George Washington Carver HS (Montgomery, AL) by the Drafted Chicago Cubs in the 16th round of the 1968 amateur draft. Signed June 18, 1968.
( All Transactions) Debut: August 27, 1969 (Age 19)
Teams (by GP): Yankees/Indians/Phillies/WhiteSox/Padres/... 1969-1985 Agents: Dick Moss,Howard Mandell [*] Final Game: August 8, 1985 (Age 35)
vs. BOS 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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