Gary Matthews Gary Matthews may also refer to a state representative in Montana.
Gary Nathaniel Matthews Sr. (Born July 5, 1950 in San Fernando, California) is a former outfielder in Major League Baseball. From 1972 through 1987, Mathews played for the San Francisco Giants, Atlanta Braves, Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs and Seattle Mariners. He batted and threw right-handed. Nicknamed "the Sarge", he is the father of big leaguer Gary Matthews Jr..
In a 16-season career, Mathews batted .281 with 234 home runs and 978 RBIs in 2033 games. He finished with 183 career stolen bases, 1083 runs scored and 319 doubles. He had 2011 hits in 7147 at bats.
Mathews is currently the first base coach for the Chicago Cubs.