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Encyclopedia > Éric Gagné
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Eric Gagné

Eric Serge Gagne (born January 7 is the 7th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 358 days remaining (359 in leap years). The day is 人日 (Jinjitsu), 七草の節句 in Japan. Events 1325 - Alfonso IV becomes King of Portugal. 1558 - France takes Calais, the last continental... January 7, 1976 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). Events January-February January 12 - UN Security Council votes 11-1 to admit the Palestinian Liberation Organization January 15 - Would-be Gerald Ford presidential assassin Sara Jane Moore is sentenced to life in prison January 16... 1976 in This article needs cleanup. Please edit this article to conform to a higher standard of article quality. City motto: Concordia Salus (Salvation through harmony) Location in the province of Quebec Area 500.05 km² (310 mi²) Population  - City (2001)  - Canadian CD Rank  - Canadian Municipal Rank  - Density... Montreal, Quebec, Canada is an independent sovereign state in northern North America, the northern-most country in the world, and the second largest in total area. Bordering the United States, its territorial claims extend north into the Arctic Ocean as far as the North Pole. Canada is a federation of ten provinces... Canada) is a right-handed A relief pitcher warms up in the bullpen as the game goes on A relief pitcher or reliever is a baseball or softball pitcher who enters the game after the starting pitcher is removed due to injury, ineffectiveness or fatigue. Relievers are further divided informally into closers, middle relief pitchers... relief pitcher in Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in North America. More specifically, Major League Baseball (MLB) refers to the entity that operates North Americas two top leagues, the National League and the American League, by means of a joint organizational structure which has... Major League Baseball. His surname is sometimes written as "Gagné".


From a French Canadian (or Franco-Canadian) is a term that refers to francophone inhabitants of Canada. Francophone Canadians may be found across Canada, although the largest concentration of French speakers is to be found in Quebec. Roughly 23 per cent of Canadian citizens are French-speaking and 25 per cent are... French-Canadian family, Gagné grew up playing Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. It is known as the fastest team sport in the world, with players on skates capable of going high speeds along with shots of the puck sometimes... ice hockey in his small hometown of Mascouche Ville (city) in western Quebec. Located north of Montreal near the Mascouche River Population (2001 census) 29,556 Categories: Canada geography stubs | Cities in Quebec ... Mascouche, located not far from Montreal. A fan of the The Washington Nationals is a Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise based in Washington, D.C.. It relocated to Washington from Montréal, Québec, Canada after the 2004 season. Although initally annouced on September 29, 2004, the move to Washington remained uncertain until a final vote by the D.C... Montreal Expos, he started playing baseball as well as hockey and as a teenager was a brilliant pitcher in high school, then a star with Canada's Junior World Championship teams.


Gagné was a 30th-round draft choice of the The Chicago White Sox are a Major League Baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois. They are in the Central Division of the American League. Founded: 1893, as the Sioux City, Iowa franchise in the minor Western League. Moved to St. Paul, Minnesota, then again to Chicago in 1900 when that... Chicago White Sox in 1994, but the following year he signed with the The text below is generated by a template, which has been proposed for deletion. Please see its entry on Wikipedia:Templates for deletion for comments and voting. For the 1930s NFL team, see Brooklyn Dodgers (football). The Los Angeles Dodgers are a Major League Baseball team based in Los Angeles... Los Angeles Dodgers as an amateur free agent. Gagné, who could not speak English, went to study at Seminole Junior College in Seminole is a city located in Seminole County, Oklahoma. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 6,899. Geography Seminole is located at 35°1428 North, 96°406 West (35.241132, -96.668419)1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city... Seminole, Oklahoma. Remarkably, he taught himself English while a student and pitched for the college's "Trojans" ball team. One way he learned English was by watching the sitcom Who's the Boss? He then went on to pitch in the minor leagues but missed the entire 1997 season due to elbow surgery. He joined the Los Angeles Dodgers team for a part of the 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. Events Kosovo War Shooting in Littleton, Colorado, United States, leaves several high school students dead. Y2K preparation was a major event in 1999 both in... 1999 season; in his first year in the major leagues, he appeared in only five games as a starting pitcher. Over his first three seasons he met with only mediocre success, winning 11 games while losing 14. At the start of the 2002 season, he was converted from a starting pitcher to a A relief pitcher warms up in the bullpen as the game goes on A relief pitcher or reliever is a baseball or softball pitcher who enters the game after the starting pitcher is removed due to injury, ineffectiveness or fatigue. Relievers are further divided informally into closers, middle relief pitchers... relief pitcher, and after a short stint in the minor leagues in This article is about the city of Las Vegas in Nevada. For other uses, see Las Vegas (disambiguation). Las Vegas is the largest city in Nevada and a major tourist destination. At the 2000 census, the city had a population of 478,434 making it the largest city in the... Las Vegas, he was recalled to the Dodgers and soon became the This article refers to the American baseball league. For the English cricket league of the same name, please see National League (cricket). The term National League generally refers to the organization more properly referred to as the National League of Professional Baseball Clubs, the older (founded on February 2, 1876... National League's leading reliever, earning 52 To save in a sport means to stop a goal or to maintain the lead. Hockey A save in hockey is the successful blocking of a shot on goal by a goaltender. Baseball In baseball statistics the term save is used to indicate the successful maintenance of a lead by... saves for the season.


In 2003, as a In baseball, a closer is a relief pitcher who specializes in closing games, i.e., getting the final outs in a close game. Since closers appear almost exclusively when a game is on the line, the role usually goes to a teams best reliever. Closers, while typically possessing as... closer, Gagné was called upon 55 times to save a baseball game and converted every one of them en route to becoming both the only pitcher to record 50 saves in more than one season and also the fastest pitcher to ever reach the 100-save plateau. His 55 saves in 2003 also equaled the This article refers to the American baseball league. For the English cricket league of the same name, please see National League (cricket). The term National League generally refers to the organization more properly referred to as the National League of Professional Baseball Clubs, the older (founded on February 2, 1876... National League record set the previous season by John Andrew Smoltz (born May 15, 1967 in Detroit, Michigan, USA) is a Major League Baseball player. While he is predominantly known as a starter and former Cy Young Award winner, in 2001 he became a closer. In 2002 he became only the second pitcher in history to have both... John Smoltz. Between August 26 is the 238th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (239th in leap years). There are 127 days remaining. Events 100 BC-AD 1899 55 BC - Julius Caesar invades Britain AD 1071 - Battle of Manzikert: The Seljuk Turks defeat the Byzantine Empire at Manzikert 1278 - Ladislaus IV... August 26, 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. It was designated: International Year of Ecotourism and Mountains National Science Year in the United Kingdom Autism Awareness Year in the United Kingdom Events January Euro banknotes in circulation throughout the twelve countries of the European Union that... 2002 and July 5 is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 179 days remaining. Events 1610 - John Guy sets sail from Bristol with 39 other colonists for Newfoundland. 1687 - Isaac Newtons Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica is published. 1803 - The convention of Artlenburg... July 5, 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. It was designated the: International Year of Rice (by the United Nations) International Year to Commemorate the Struggle against Slavery and its Abolition (by UNESCO) Elections were held in 73 countries during 2004. See a list of elections... 2004, he saved 84 consecutive games – another major league record. What is also so exceptional about him as a power pitcher is that 55 percent of the batters he retired during the 2003 season came by In baseball, a strikeout or strike out (denoted by K or SO) occurs when the batter receives three strikes during his time at bat. Strikeouts are associated with dominance on the part of the pitcher and incompetence on the part of the batter, although for power hitters it is recognized... strikeout.


Gagné finished the 2003 season with an 1.20 In baseball statistics, earned run average (denoted by ERA) is the mean of earned runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings pitched. It is determined by multiplying the number of earned runs allowed by nine and dividing by the number of innings pitched. Henry Chadwick is credited with... earned run average and had 137 strikeouts and 20 In baseball statistics, a base on balls (BB), also called a walk, is used in baseball to track the performance of pitchers and batters. If a batter receives four pitches which the umpire calls balls, he is entitled to walk to first base. Receiving a base on balls does not... walks in 82 1/3 innings pitched. For his performance, he won the In Major League Baseball, the Rolaids Relief Man of the Year Award, first awarded in 1976, is a distinction given to the top relief pitcher in each league at the end of each season. Unlike other honors such as the Cy Young Award or Most Valuable Player Award, the Relief... Rolaids Relief Man of the Year Award and became the first relief pitcher in 11 years to win the In baseball, the Cy Young Award is an honor given annually to the best pitchers in the Major Leagues. The award was first introduced in 1956 by Commissioner Ford Frick in honor of Hall of Fame pitcher Cy Young who passed away in 1955. The award was originally given to... Cy Young Award. With Ferguson Arthur Fergie Jenkins (born December 13, 1943 in Chatham, Ontario, Canada) was a professional baseball player. Ferguson Jenkins Drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in 1963, Jenkins made his major-league debut as a 21-year old in 1965. He was traded the following year to the Chicago Cubs, where... Ferguson Jenkins, he is one of only two Canadian pitchers to win the most prestigious pitching award in baseball.


On July 15 is the 196th day (197th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 169 days remaining. Events 1099 - Christian soldiers take Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem after a difficult siege during First Crusade. 1207 - John of England expels Canterbury monks for supporting Archbishop... July 15, 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. It was designated the: International Year of Rice (by the United Nations) International Year to Commemorate the Struggle against Slavery and its Abolition (by UNESCO) Elections were held in 73 countries during 2004. See a list of elections... 2004 – just ten days after his saves streak ended – Gagné collected his 130th save as a Dodger in a 5-2 win over the The Arizona Diamondbacks are a Major League Baseball team based in Phoenix, Arizona. They are in the National League West division. Founded: 1998 (National League expansion) Home ballpark: Bank One Ballpark (The BOB) Uniform colors: Purple, Teal, and Black Logo design: an A with one leg of the A alternating... Arizona Diamondbacks at Bank One Ballpark, also known as The BOB, is a stadium located in Phoenix, Arizona. It is across the street from the America West Arena, used by the Phoenix Suns. Bank One Ballparks main concern is with baseball, being home of Major League Baseballs Arizona Diamondbacks. The park... Bank One Ballpark in This article is about the city in Arizona. For the mythical creature see Phoenix, and other uses see Phoenix (disambiguation). Phoenix is surrounded by twenty two towns and cities that have grown so closely together that it is almost impossible to distinguish one from another in this satellite image. The... Phoenix, Arizona, surpassing Jeff Shaw for the most career saves in team history.


See also

  • This is an alphabetical list of 203 baseball players from Canada which had played in Major League Baseball between 1875 and 2004. Contents: Top - A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z... Players from Canada in MLB

External links

  • Eric Gagne (http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/players/profile?statsId=6342) at ESPN, which stood for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, is an American cable television network dedicated to sports 24 hours a day. It was founded by Scott Rasmussen and his father Bill Rasmussen, and launched on September 7, 1979. Its signature telecast, SportsCenter, debuted with the network and aired its... ESPN.com
  • Baseball-Reference.com  (http://www.baseball-reference.com/g/gagneer01.shtml) - career statistics and analysis
  • A more detailed biography of Gagne (http://www.jockbio.com/Bios/Gagne/Gagne_bio.html)

 
 

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