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Gary Gaetti
The Centralia Sports Hall of Fame
1986 Individual Award Winner


Four-time Gold Glove third baseman for the Minnesota Twins (1986, 1987, 1988, 1989). 1987 MVP of the American League Championship Series. Called the team leader by his manager, as the Twins won the 1987 World Series.

After stints with the California Angels (1991), Kansas City Royals (1993), St. Louis Cardinals (1996), Chicago Cubs (1998), Boston Red Sox (2000), the twenty year veteran retired from major league baseball on 4-14-00. 

The two-time All-Star had career totals of .255 batting average, 360 HR, 1,340 RBI, 1,130 runs, 2,280 hits, in 2,340 games.

In 2012 Gaetti was recognized as a distinguished alumnus by the Centralia High School Alumni Association.



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