Hank Fischer

Fischer went 30-39 over a six-year stint in the big leagues. He came up with the Milwaukee Braves in 1962 and stuck around for 1963. His best season came in 1964 when he went 11-10 for Milwaukee. As he notes on his questionnaire, Fischer pitched five shutouts that season and added a couple saves as […]

Eddie Fisher

An all-star in 1965, Fisher won 85 games and saved another 82 in a 15-year major league career. He broke in with the San Francisco Giants in 1959, but enjoyed his best years after being traded to the Chicago White Sox in 1962. Fisher went 15-7 with a 2.40 ERA for the pale hose in […]

Owen Friend

Usually a back-up infielder, Friend enjoyed a carer season for the 1950 St. Louis Browns. He played a career-high 119 games that season for St. Louis, hitting .237 with eight home runs, 50 RBI and 48 runs scored. All of those were career highs. In fact, Friend played in only 89 games during the other […]

Bob Friend

A World Series champion and four-time all star, Friend was one of the best pitchers in the National League during his 16-year big league career. Friend came up as a 20-year old with the Pirates in 1951 but did not find real success until 1955 when he went 14-9 for Pittsburgh. His 2.83 ERA that […]

Herman Franks

Franks spent the majority of his life in baseball, as a player, coach, manager and briefly as a general manager. His playing career began with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1939. He got into 17 games that year for St. Louis, but stuck around the big leagues for the next two seasons, serving as the […]

Tito Francona

Francona enjoyed 15 seasons in the major leagues, playing for nine different teams from 1956-1970. He had a solid rookie campaign for Baltimore in 1956 and finished second in Rookie of the Year voting that year. Francona’s best run in the big leagues came fromĀ 1959-1962 when he was playing for the Cleveland Indians. He hit […]