Gregory Eugene Gross (born August 1, 1952 in Goldsboro, Pennsylvania), is a former professional baseball player who played in the Major Leagues from 1973–1989, playing for the Chicago Cubs, Houston Astros, and Philadelphia Phillies. He was formerly the hitting coach of the Philadelphia Phillies, being dismissed on October 3, 2012.
Gross was best known for his clutch pinch-hits as a Phillie, and holds the Phillies career record in pinch hits with 117. He also ranks fifth on Major League Baseball's all-time list in career pinch hits with 143.
- ^ 2008 Phillies Wall of Fame candidate
- ^ Baseball Prospectus | Articles | Prospectus Q&A: Greg Gross
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