Bob Oliver

American baseball player

Robert Lee Oliver (February 8, 1943 – April 19, 2020) was an American professional baseball player. He played as a first baseman and outfielder. He batted and threw right-handed. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1965), Kansas City Royals (1969–1972), California Angels (1972–1974), Baltimore Orioles (1974) and New York Yankees (1975).

Oliver in 1972

Oliver was born in Shreveport, Louisiana. He was the father of baseball player Darren Oliver. He died on April 19, 2020, in Rio Linda, California. He was 77.[1]


  1. Morris, Adam J. (April 20, 2020). "Former major leaguer Bob Oliver has passed away". Lone Star Ball. Retrieved April 21, 2020.

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