Gary Lavelle

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Gary Lavelle
Born: (1949-01-03) January 3, 1949 (age 65)
Scranton, Pennsylvania
Batted: Switch Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 10, 1974 for the San Francisco Giants
Last MLB appearance
October 3, 1987 for the Oakland Athletics
Career statistics
Win-Loss record 80-77
Earned run average 2.93
Games pitched 745
Saves 136
Strikeouts 769
Career highlights and awards

Gary Robert Lavelle (born January 3, 1949 in Scranton, Pennsylvania) is a retired professional baseball pitcher who played in Major League Baseball from 1974–1985 and 1987.

Lavelle grew up in Pennsylvania, where he attended Liberty High School in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Lavelle spent the majority of his Major League career with the San Francisco Giants, and also played for the Toronto Blue Jays and Oakland Athletics before retiring in 1987. He posted a career high 13 wins in 1978 and is listed at number 89 in MLB's all-time saves list, with 136 career saves.

He now lives in Virginia Beach, Virginia and coaches baseball at Greenbrier Christian Academy in Chesapeake, Virginia.

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