Full name Robert Alec Gale
Born December 10, 1933, Old Warden, Bedfordshire
Current age 83 years 72 days
Major teams Middlesex
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium, Legbreak
Education Bedford Modern School
|First-class span||1955 - 1968|
|List A span||1963 - 1966|
Bob Gale was an attacking opening batsman who forged a successful partnership with Eric Russell. He made his first-class debut for Combined Services in 1955 and after 11 appearances for Middlesex in 1956, was a regular through to 1965. He passed 1000 runs six times, his best summer being 1961 when he made 1981 runs at 31.85. In 1962 he scored his only double hundred - 200 against Glamorgan. He was also able to bowl medium-pace or legspin. He joined the county's committee in 1989 and was chairman of the cricket committee until 1998 and was president from 2001 to 2003.
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