Donn Pall

1992 Topps

A member of the 1997 world champion Florida Marlins, Pall pitched for 10 seasons in the majors, going 24-23 with 10 saves and a 3.63 ERA. He came up with his hometown Chicago White Sox in 1988 and pitched for the team for six years before being traded to the Philadelphia Phillies in September 1993. Pall went on to play for the New York Yankees and Chicago Cubs before finishing his career by playing three years with the Marlins. He had what was probably his best season in 1991 with the ChiSox. He won seven games that year and had a 2.41 ERA in 51 games.

The final game at Comiskey Park took place on Sept. 30, 1990. The White Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 2-1. Pall did not play in the game.

Carlton Fisk played the last game of his Hall of Fame career on June 22, 1993 at Comiskey against the Texas Rangers. Pall entered the game in the top of the ninth in relief of Alex Fernandez with the score tied 2-2. He walked Gary Redus to lead off the inning, but retired the next three hitters in order. The White Sox won the game in the bottom of the inning when Lance Johnson singled in Frank Thomas.

Pall played in just two games for the 1997 Marlins, spending most of the year at AAA. He did not pitch in the postseason.

Donn Pall – career stats

1992 Fleer

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