George Pfister

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George Pfister
George Pfister.jpg
Born: (1918-09-04)September 4, 1918
Bound Brook, New Jersey
Died: August 14, 1997(1997-08-14) (aged 78)
Somerset, New Jersey
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 27, 1941, for the Brooklyn Dodgers
Last MLB appearance
September 27, 1941, for the Brooklyn Dodgers
MLB statistics
Games played 1
At bats 2
Hits 0

George Edward Pfister (September 4, 1918 in Bound Brook, New Jersey – August 14, 1997) was a catcher in Major League Baseball. He played in one game for the Brooklyn Dodgers during the 1941 season and was zero for two.

Pfister was a coach for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1952, the New York Yankees farm director from 1965–1974 and spent 23 years working in baseball operations for Major League Baseball. In 1991 he was presented with the King of Baseball award given by Minor League Baseball.

Born in Bound Brook, New Jersey, Pfister died of a heart attack at the age of 78 at Somerset Hospital on August 14, 1997.[1]


  1. ^ Staff. "Player, administrator George Pfister dies", Press-Telegram, August 15, 1997. Accessed March 8, 2011. "George Pfister, a former player, manager and coach who had worked for 23 years in the baseball commissioner's office, died of a heart attack Thursday morning at Somerset, N.J., Hospital. He was 78. Born in 1918 in Bound Brook, N.J., Pfister began his professional baseball career as a catcher with Williamsport, then the Eastern League affiliate of the Philadelphia Athletics, in 1939."

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