Gary Fortune

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Gary Fortune
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Pitcher
Born: (1894-10-11)October 11, 1894
High Point, North Carolina
Died: September 23, 1955(1955-09-23) (aged 60)
Washington, D.C.
Batted: Both Threw: Right
MLB debut
October 5, 1916, for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
August 2, 1920, for the Boston Red Sox
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 0–5
Strikeouts 23
Earned run average 6.61
Teams

Garrett Reese Fortune (October 11, 1894 – September 23, 1955) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played between 1916 and 1920 for the Philadelphia Phillies (1916, 1918) and Boston Red Sox (1920). Listed at 5 ft 11.5 in (1.82 m), 176 pounds (80 kg), Fortune was a switch-hitter and threw left-handed. He was born in High Point, North Carolina.

In a three-season career, Fortune posted a 0–5 record with 23 strikeouts and a 6.61 ERA in 20 appearances, including six starts, two complete games, 11 games finished, 46 walks, and 77.2 innings of work.

Fortune died in Washington, D.C. at age 60.

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