Born June 4, 1922 Gale Bishop played in the NBA mainly as a Forward during their playing career, season(s): 1949-1949. Robert Gale Bishop was an American professional basketball player. Born in Sumas, Washington, he played collegiately for the Washington State University. He played for the Philadelphia Warriors in the BAA for 56 games. Bishop died on December 26, 2003 in Tacoma, Washington.