Gordon Gattie

Gordon Gattie is a human-systems integration engineer for the U.S. Navy in Virginia. His baseball research interests involve ballparks, baseball records, and statistical analysis. A SABR member since 1998, Gordon earned his Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he used baseball to investigate judgment/ decision-making performance in complex dynamic environments. Originally from Buffalo, Gordon learned early the hardships associated with rooting for the city’s sports teams. Ever the optimist, he now roots for the Cleveland Indians and Washington Nationals. Lisa, his lovely bride who also enjoys baseball, continues to challenge him by rooting for the Yankees.

SABR BioProject biographies written by Gordon Gattie

  • Earl Averill
  • Frank Tanana
  • Pete Ladd

SABR Games Project stories written by Gordon Gattie

  • August 1, 2009: Andrew McCutchen becomes first Pirates rookie to blast three home runs in a game
  • October 9, 2001: Cleveland’s Bartolo Colón fires eight shutout innings in ALDS opener
  • April 8, 2001: CC Sabathia overcomes rocky start in major-league debut
  • May 5, 2000: Darrin Fletcher scores walk-off run for Blue Jays
  • October 12, 1997: Sandy Alomar Jr. delivers dramatic finish to give Cleveland a 3-1 ALCS lead
  • September 30, 1992: George Brett joins 3,000-hit club with four-hit performance
  • September 6, 1992: Kamieniecki fires eight shutout innings as Yankees rally late
  • September 14, 1988: Bobby Bonilla ends homer drought with extra-inning clout for Pirates victory
  • September 25, 1985: Rick Reuschel inspires struggling Bucs with strong finish
  • October 3, 1984: Steve Trout’s solid performance puts Cubs one win away from World Series
  • October 10, 1980: Royals advance to first World Series after sweeping Yankees in ALCS
  • September 21, 1978: Padres’ Gaylord Perry wins 20th game en route to second Cy Young Award
  • July 17, 1978: Jose Cruz’s walk-off homer preserves Joe Niekro’s extra-inning complete game gem
  • September 19, 1971: Astros score five unanswered runs to defeat Reds in 11 innings
  • May 16, 1970: Reds’ Jim McGlothlin pitches last shutout at Crosley Field

SABR Journal Articles written by Gordon Gattie

  • The American League’s First Baltimore Orioles: John McGraw, Wilbert Robinson, and Rivalries Created
  • The Longest No-Hitter in San Diego Padres History: Dick Ward’s 1938 Extra-Inning Masterpiece
  • The 1927 Pittsburgh Pirates: More Than the Murderers’ Row Opponent
  • Wilbert Robinson and the 1920 Brooklyn Robins
  • The Legacy of the Players’ League: 1890 Chicago Pirates

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SABR Research Articles written by Gordon Gattie 

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SABR Ballparks written by Gordon Gattie 

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