February 6, 1916|
|Died: July 29, 1973
Mayfield Heights, Ohio
|August 25, 1945, for the New York Giants|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 30, 1945, for the New York Giants|
|Earned run average||2.00|
Donald Raymond Fisher (February 6, 1916 – July 29, 1973) was a Major League Baseball pitcher who appeared in two games for the New York Giants in 1945. The 29-year-old rookie was a native of Cleveland, Ohio.
Fisher is one of many ballplayers who only appeared in the major leagues during World War II. He made his major league debut in relief on August 25, 1945 against the Brooklyn Dodgers at Ebbets Field. He pitched the last 5 innings of one of the games of the doubleheader and gave up 4 earned runs.
He played his next and last game on September 30, 1945, the last day of the season, he started the first game of a doubleheader against the Boston Braves at Braves Field. He pitched a 13-inning complete game shutout, winning 1-0.
Fisher died at the age of 57 in Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Don Fisher at Find a Grave
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