Gary Gillette

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Gary Gillette is a baseball writer, author, and editor. He is co-editor of both the ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia and the ESPN Football Encyclopedia. For both series of books, he partnered with renowned statistician Pete Palmer, as well as writers Sean Lahman and Matt Silverman. As of October 2008 he has written or edited more than fifty baseball books. [1]

From 2005-2006, Gillette was a baseball columnist for ESPN Insider. [2] He has been featured as a baseball commentator and analyst for several NPR radio stations, including WHYY-FM in Philadelphia, WKAR in East Lansing, Michigan, and Minnesota Public Radio.

In addition to writing, Gillette works as an expert witness on baseball-related litigation, as a consultant to insurance companies on player contract issues, and as an adviser to player agents on salary arbitration cases. He is also co-chair of the SABR Business of Baseball committee

From 1992 to 1997, Gillette was the president and owner of The Baseball Workshop, which operated a national stringer network covering Major League Baseball while producing and maintaining a unique set of baseball databases. In 1997, the Baseball Workshop merged with Koz Sports and Baseball Ink to form Total Sports. Gillette served as vice president of Total Sports from 1997 to 1999.[3]

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