This Doylestown native pitched professional baseball for 18 years. He started his major league career with the Cleveland Indians and later played for the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Browns. Galehouse pitched the 1948 American League playoff game for the Red Sox, losing to the Indians’ Gene Bearden 8-3. Cleveland went on to win the World Series from the Boston Braves. In the 1944 Series between the Browns and the St. Louis Cardinals Galehouse both won and lost for the Browns despite compiling a 1.5 ERA against the Cards.