Al Fitzmorris

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Al Fitzmorris
Pitcher
Born: (1946-03-21) March 21, 1946 (age 68)
Buffalo, New York
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 8, 1969 for the Kansas City Royals
Last MLB appearance
September 29, 1978 for the California Angels
Career statistics
Win-Loss record 77–59
Earned run average 3.65
Innings pitched 1,277
Teams

Alan James Fitzmorris (born March 21, 1946 in Buffalo, New York), is a former professional baseball player who pitched in the Major Leagues from 1969 to 1978.

Drafts[edit]

Al signed as a non-drafted free agent with the Chicago White Sox in 1966. In October 1968, he left the Sox as the 40th overall pick by the Kansas City Royals. He stayed with the Royals until 1976. In November of that year, the Toronto Blue Jays picked him up as the 13th pick overall. He was traded by the Jays to the Cleveland Indians in exchange for Alan Ashby and Doug Howard. The Indians released him in 1978, and before a month was out he was signed by the California Angels. Granted free agency in November of that year, he signed on with the San Diego Padres in February 1979.

Teams[edit]

Pitching Stats[edit]

  • 77 Wins
  • 59 Losses
  • 288 Games
  • 159 Games Started
  • 36 Complete Games
  • 11 Shutouts
  • 49 Games Finished
  • 7 Saves
  • 1,277 Innings pitched
  • 1,284 Hits Allowed
  • 573 Runs Allowed
  • 518 Earned Runs Allowed
  • 83 Home Runs Allowed
  • 433 Walks Allowed
  • 458 Strikeouts
  • 11 Hit Batsmen
  • 62 Wild Pitches
  • 5,385 Batters Faced
  • 47 Intentional Walks
  • 3 Balks
  • 3.65 ERA
  • 1.345 WHIP

Fast Facts[edit]

  • Fitzmorris won a career high 16 games for the Royals in 1975.

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