Fritz Clausen

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For other people with similar names, see Frits Clausen and Frederick G. Clausen.
Fritz Clausen
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Pitcher
Born: (1869-04-26)April 26, 1869
New York City
Died: February 11, 1960(1960-02-11) (aged 90)
Memphis, Tennessee
Batted: Right Threw: Left
MLB debut
July 23, 1892, for the Louisville Colonels
Last MLB appearance
May 4, 1896, for the Louisville Colonels
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 16–22
Earned run average 3.58
Strikeouts 134
Teams

Frederick William (Fritz) Clausen (April 26, 1869 – February 11, 1960) was a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played between 1892 and 1896 for the Louisville Colonels (1892–93, 1896) and Chicago Colts (1893–94). Clausen batted right-handed and threw left-handed. He was born in New York City.

In a four-season career, Clausen posted a 16–22 record with 134 strikeouts and a 3.58 ERA in 324⅓ innings pitched, including 36 complete games and two shutouts.

Clausen died from injuries suffered in an accidental fall in Memphis, Tennessee, at the age of 90.

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