Gary Lee Waslewski (July 21, 1941, in Meriden, Connecticut) was a Major League Baseball player who played as a pitcher from 1967 to 1972. He was 11–26 with 5 saves in his career, with an ERA of 3.44.
He attended Berlin High School in Kensington, Connecticut and the University of Connecticut.
Waslewski made his major league debut in 1967 with the Boston Red Sox. In 1968, he was one of 10 pitchers who led the AL with a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage. On December 3, 1968, he was traded by the Red Sox to the St. Louis Cardinals for Ducky Schofield. On June 3 the following season, he was traded by the Cardinals to the Montreal Expos for Mudcat Grant. On May 15, 1970, he was traded by the Expos to the New York Yankees for Dave McDonald. Released by the Yankees on April 3, 1972, he signed as a free agent on May 15, 1972, with the Oakland Athletics.
His son is the orthopedic surgeon for the Arizona Diamondbacks
- ^ a b c "Gary Waslewski Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved November 12, 2014.
- ^ "1968 American League Fielding Leaders". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved November 12, 2014.
- ^ http://mlbtpa.org/index.php/team-physicians
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