Cameron Joseph Gallagher is a Major League Baseball catcher for the Kansas City Royals in the United States.
Cam Gallagher was selected in the second round of the 2011 MLB draft by the Kansas City Royals out of Manheim Township High School in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
After the 2016 season, the Royals added him to their 40-man roster.
Cam Gallagher was elevated to the Royals’ 25-man roster on August 6, 2017, to replace the injured Salvador Pérez.
He made his MLB debut the next day, collecting his first MLB hit in the second game of a doubleheader against the Seattle Mariners.
On August 14, 2017, Cam Gallagher hit his first major league home run, a grand slam, against the Oakland Athletics.
Cam Gallagher hit .206/.250/.302 in 63 at-bats for the Royals last season, with one home run and seven RBI. Gallagher hit .238/.312/.365 in 45 games this season, setting career highs in home homers (3) and RBI (12).
Gallagher tested positive for COVID-19 on July 11, 2020, according to reports. Cam Gallagher batted .283 with one home run and three RBIs in 25 games with the 2020 Kansas City Royals.
In 112 at-bats in 2021, he hit .250/.298/.330 with one home run and seven Runs.
Meet Glenn Gallagher and Gwen Gallagher
Glenn Gallagher and Gwen Gallagher are the Parents of Cam Gallagher. They have always supported their son by watching most of his games. His Dad Glenn pitched for five years for the Toronto Blue Jays.