October 11, 1894|
High Point, North Carolina
|Died: September 23, 1955
|October 5, 1916, for the Philadelphia Phillies|
|Last MLB appearance|
|August 2, 1920, for the Boston Red Sox|
|Earned run average||6.61|
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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