A nationally known baseball writer, editor, analyst and commentator, Gary Gillette is the president of Hidden Game Sports. He works closely with legendary sports statistician, historian, and analyst Pete Palmer; with renowned pro football researcher Ken Pullis; and with baseball statistician and economics professor Dr. Theodore “Ted” Turocy.
Gillette is president and founder of the Friends of Historic Hamtramck Stadium, one of the few remaining Negro League home ballparks still standing. He has been active in the fight to save Tiger Stadium and its historic site as an officer and director of the Tiger Stadium Conservancy since 2008. He is also the president and founder of the Society for American Baseball Research’s Detroit Chapter.
As co-editor with Pete Palmer, Gillette created the groundbreaking ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia in 2004 and the ESPN Pro Football Encyclopedia in 2006. A former member of the board of directors of the Society for American Baseball Research, Gillette is also past co-chair of SABR’s Ballparks and Business of Baseball Committees,
Gillette has written, co-authored, edited, and contributed to dozens of baseball books, including Big League Ballparks, Tigers Corner, Ultimate Red Sox Companion, Ultimate Yankees Companion, USA Today’s Baseball Weekly Insider, The Scouting Report, and The Great American Baseball Stat Book. He also contributed to the third through eighth editions of Palmer’s and Thorn’s master work, the encyclopedia Total Baseball.
You can reach Gary via e-mail at GGillette(at)HiddenGameSports.com or via phone at 313.614.9006.
You can contact Pete Palmer via e-mail at PetePalmr(at)AOL.com (note there is no “e” in “Palmer” in the e-mail address).