Denis Boucher

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Denis Boucher

  • Bats Right, Throws Left
  • Height 6' 1", Weight 195 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Denis Boucher pitched for Team Canada in the 1987 Pan American Games. He was signed by scout Bob Prentice for the Toronto Blue Jays as an undrafted free agent.

Boucher was pitching coach for Canada in the 2004 Olympics, 2006 World Baseball Classic, 2008 Final Olympic Qualification Tournament, 2008 Olympics, 2009 World Baseball Classic, 2010 Pan American Games Qualifying Tournament, 2011 Baseball World Cup, 2011 Pan American Games, 2013 World Baseball Classic Qualifiers, 2013 World Baseball Classic, 2015 Pan American Games and 2015 Premier 12. Canada won Gold in the 2011 and 2015 Pan Ams, the first non-Cuban nation to win multiple Golds in the Pan American Games. He served as a part-time scout for the Montreal Expos and then for the Washington Nationals during that period. In 2010, he was hired by the New York Yankees as a scout covering Quebec and eastern Canada while also coaching youth baseball around Montreal, QC.

In 2011, Boucher was inducted (along with goalie Patrick Roy and others) into the Québec Sports Hall of Fame.

Further Reading[edit]

  • Bill Young: "Three Canadians in Expos' Starting Lineup; September 6, 1993: Montreal Expos 4, Colorado Rockies 3 At Olympic Stadium", in Norm King, ed.: Au jeu/Play Ball: The 50 Greatest Games in the History of the Montreal Expos, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2016, pp. 90-92. ISBN 978-1-943816-15-6

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