- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 185 lb.
- School Cerritos College
Shortstop Bobby Magallanes was drafted out of Bell (CA) High School by the Montreal Expos in the 44th round of the 1987 amateur draft, but didn't sign. He attended Cerritos College (CA) and was drafted in the 50th round of the 1989 amateur draft by the Seattle Mariners. He played for Team USA when they went 1-5 in the 1989 Intercontinental Cup. He played several seasons in the minors, missing 1993 and 1994 due to injuries. He later played for years in the Mexican League, hitting .301 for the Mexico City Tigres in 2000.
Magallanes was a coach for the AZL Angels in 2002 and 2003, and was the manager of the Cedar Rapids Kernels from 2004 to 2006. In 2007, he became skipper of the Arkansas Travelers. Magallanes was a coach for the Lynchburg Hillcats in 2015 AZL Indians in 2016-2017, and Columbus Clippers in 2018. He moved to the Atlanta Braves' chain as hitting coach of the Gwinnett Stripers in 2019.
He is the younger brother of Ever Magallanes, whom he replaced as manager of the Birmingham Barons in 2011. He then coached for the Mexican national team his brother managed in the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games. He also coached for Mexico in the 2017 World Baseball Classic Qualifiers.
Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record
|2004||Cedar Rapids Kernels||Midwest League||75-65||4th (t)||Anaheim Angels||Lost in 1st round|
|2005||Cedar Rapids Kernels||Midwest League||65-75||11th (t)||Los Angeles Angels|
|2006||Cedar Rapids Kernels||Midwest League||65-74||10th||Los Angeles Angels|
|2007||Arkansas Travelers||Texas League||65-75||7th||Los Angeles Angels|
|2008||Arkansas Travelers||Texas League||62-78||6th||Los Angeles Angels||League Champs|
|2009||Arkansas Travelers||Texas League||61-79||7th (t)||Los Angeles Angels|
|2010||Arkansas Travelers||Texas League||55-85||8th||Los Angeles Angels|
|2011||Birmingham Barons||Southern League||71-69||4th||Chicago White Sox||Lost in 1st round|
|2012||Birmingham Barons||Southern League||63-76||9th||Chicago White Sox|