Gary Belleville

Gary Belleville is a retired Information Technology professional living in Victoria, British Columbia. He has written articles for the SABR Games Project, the Baseball Research Journal, and contributed to a number of SABR books. Gary spent seven years as an editor and lead writer for baseball blogs devoted to local independent league and college wood-bat teams. He served as an official scorer in the West Coast League for two seasons, and he enjoyed a stint working for the Asheville Tourists in the South Atlantic League. Gary grew up in Ottawa and graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Mathematics (Computer Science) degree. He patiently awaits the return of his beloved Montreal Expos.


SABR BioProject biographies written by Gary Belleville

  • Dick Fowler

SABR Games Project stories written by Gary Belleville

  • May 9, 1978: Gary Carter’s 9th-inning homer lifts Expos to exciting win
  • April 23, 1978: Rogers and Knowles pitch Expos into first place
  • April 15, 1977: Expos and Phillies christen Olympic Stadium in front of 57,592 fans
  • June 26, 1976: Pirates slip past Expos despite Bombo Rivera’s inside-the-park grand slam
  • August 2, 1975: Expos stun Phillies on Nate Colbert’s pinch-hit, walk-off homer
  • July 6, 1973: John Boccabella becomes first Expo to slug two homers in same inning
  • September 1, 1972: Expos’ Bill Stoneman loses shutout, game in 12th inning
  • September 2, 1970: Expos topple Pirates on John Boccabella walk-off home run
  • June 8, 1969: Rusty Staub helps Expos end 20-game losing skid, becomes ‘Le Grand Orange’
  • April 26, 1951: Ottawa Giants bring Triple-A baseball back to Canada’s capital
  • September 9, 1945: Dick Fowler becomes first Canadian to toss a major-league no-hitter
  • July 18, 1933: Night baseball makes its debut in Montreal
  • September 7, 1914: Urban Shocker seals Ottawa Senators’ third straight Canadian League title

SABR Journal Articles written by Gary Belleville

  • Ron Hunt, Coco Crisp, and the Normalization of Hit-by-Pitch Statistics

SABR Research Topics written by Gary Belleville 

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SABR Research Articles written by Gary Belleville 

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SABR Ballparks written by Gary Belleville 

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