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Thomas Gene Fisher (April 4, 1942 – November 21, 2016) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. Nicknamed "Big Fish", the 6'0", 180 lb. right-hander was signed by the Baltimore Orioles as an amateur free agent before the 1962 season. He played briefly for the Orioles in 1967.

Tom Fisher
Pitcher
Born: (1942-04-04)April 4, 1942
Cleveland, Ohio
Died: November 21, 2016(2016-11-21) (aged 74)
Avon, Indiana
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 20, 1967, for the Baltimore Orioles
Last MLB appearance
September 22, 1967, for the Baltimore Orioles
MLB statistics
Win–loss record0–0
Earned run average0.00
Strikeouts1
Teams

Fisher had a record of 10-6 with a 3.04 earned run average for the Triple-A Rochester Red Wings when he was called up to Baltimore in September 1967. His career minor league record at the time was 65-33, a winning percentage of .663. He made his major league debut in relief on September 20 against the Washington Senators at D.C. Stadium. He pitched 1.1 scoreless innings, walking two batters. His second big league action came two days later, in a home game against the Boston Red Sox. He hurled two more scoreless innings, striking out one batter, All-Star catcher Elston Howard.

On April 30, 1969 he was traded by the Orioles along with pitcher John O'Donoghue to the Seattle Pilots, and never again made it to the major league level. His lifetime ERA for 3.1 innings stands at 0.00.

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