|Born: March 7, 1914|
Buffalo, New York
|Died: February 25, 1998 (aged 83)|
|April 20, 1939, for the New York Yankees|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 29, 1940, for the Brooklyn Dodgers|
|Runs batted in||73|
Joseph Emmett Gallagher (March 7, 1914 – February 25, 1998), nicknamed "Muscles", was an American professional baseball left fielder. He played two seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Yankees, St. Louis Browns, and Brooklyn Dodgers between 1939 and 1940.
Born in Buffalo, New York, he attended and played ball for the same high school as Warren Spahn, South Park High School in South Buffalo. He was one of the "Four Joes" of the 1939 New York Yankees, along with Joe DiMaggio, Joe McCarthy, and Joe Gordon. His career ended after missing the entire 1941–1945 seasons due to military service. He later coached collegiately, for both the Stephen F. Austin and Rice baseball teams. He died at age 83 in Houston, Texas.
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