Gary Robert Lavelle (born January 3, 1949) is a retired professional baseball pitcher who played in Major League Baseball from 1974 to 1987.
Lavelle in 1983
|Born: January 3, 1949|
|September 10, 1974, for the San Francisco Giants|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 3, 1987, for the Oakland Athletics|
|Earned run average||2.93|
|Career highlights and awards|
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 accumulated 136 saves in his 13-season career.
Lavelle currently lives in Virginia Beach, Virginia and coaches baseball at the Virginia Beach campus of Bryant & Stratton College. Lavelle previously was the head coach at Greenbrier Christian Academy in Chesapeake, Virginia, earning his 500th victory in April 2014. He retired from Greenbrier Christian after the 2016 season.
- "Greenbrier Christian Academy Gators Varsity Baseball". gcagators.org. Greenbrier Christian Academy. Retrieved August 14, 2014.
- Staff report (April 23, 2014). "Greenbrier Christian coach earns 500th win". HamptonRoads.com & PilotOnline.com. The Virginian-Pilot. Retrieved August 14, 2014.