Alomar, Gillick, Blyleven join HOF

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., July 24 (UPI) -- Roberto Alomar, Bert Blyleven and Pat Gillick were inducted into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame Sunday in Cooperstown, N.Y.

Blue Jays, Phils GM Gillick named to HOF

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Former Toronto Blue Jays and Philadelphia Phillies executive Pat Gillick was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame Monday, officials said.

Ruben Amaro named GM of Phillies

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Former major-leaguer Ruben Amaro Jr. was introduced Monday as the new general manager of the World Series champion Philadelphia Phillies.

Mariners fire General Manager Bill Bavasi

SEATTLE, June 16 (UPI) -- The Seattle Mariners, who have the worst record in the major leagues, on Monday replaced General Manager Bill Bavasi with Lee Pelekoudas.

Phillies acquire Brad Lidge from Astros

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia Phillies have acquired former closer Brad Lidge as part of a five-player trade with the Houston Astros.

Phillies sign catcher Rod Barajas

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Catcher Rod Barajas has signed a one-year $2.5 million agreement with the Philadelphia Phillies.

Phillies sign Adam Eaton

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Free agent right-hander Adam Eaton Thursday signed a three-year, $24.5 million contract with the Philadelphia Phillies.

Moyer signs 2-year deal with Phillies

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Left-handed pitcher Jamie Moyer has signed a 2-year contract extension with the Philadelphia Phillies, a deal with a base value of $10.5 million.

Gillick named Phillies' GM

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia Phillies Wednesday hired Pat Gillick as their new general manager.

Mariners hire Bavasi as GM

SEATTLE, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Bill Bavasi has been named the executive vice president and general manager of the Seattle Mariners.

Mariners, Gillick part company

SEATTLE, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- General Manager Pat Gillick and the Seattle Mariners parted ways on Tuesday after four years.

Cleveland 10, Seattle 6

CLEVELAND, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Coco Crisp's homer leading off the first inning Wednesday night started the Cleveland Indians to a 10-6 beating of Seattle.

Yankees send Benitez to Seattle for Nelson

SEATTLE, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Less than a week after criticizing team management for standing pat at the trade deadline, Seattle setup man Jeff Nelson was traded Wednesday.

Mariners release Norm Charlton

PEORIA, Ariz., March 20 (UPI) -- Norm Charlton, who underwent season-ending surgery on Monday, was released by the Seattle Mariners Thursday.

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Pat Gillick
National Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Pat Gillick answers a reporters question during a press availability in Cooperstown, New York on July 23, 2011. Gillick will join Bert Blyleven and Roberto Alomar to make up the Class of 2011 on July 24, 2011. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Lawrence Patrick David Gillick (born August 22, 1937(1937-08-22)) is a retired American professional baseball executive. He was the general manager of four Major League Baseball teams, and guided teams to three World Series championships in his career: 1992 and 1993 titles with the Toronto Blue Jays, and a 2008 title with the Philadelphia Phillies.

Gillick was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2010 by its Veterans Committee. He will be formally inducted in 2011.

Gillick was born to former minor league baseball player Larry Gillick in Chico, California. After graduating from Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, California, Pat attended USC and joined the Delta Chi Fraternity. He graduated in 1958 with a degree in business. He was also a gifted pitcher, playing on the 1958 National Title baseball team at USC and spending five years in the minor league systems of the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates, venturing as high as Triple-A. A left-hander, Gillick posted a won/lost record of 45–32 with an earned run average of 3.42 in 164 minor league games.

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