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Position: OF      Born: Nov 22, 1936      Bats: Right      Throws: Right

A native of Bryan, TX, Gaines played for the Reds and Orioles before he was dealt to the Colt .45s during the 1964 season for outfielder Johnny Weekly. Gaines tried to catch on as a regular for the Astros the next year but was a disappointment, hitting .227. Over his three seasons in Houston, Gaines batted .239 with 13 homers in 200 games.