Grave Story: George Dumont (1895-1956)

Here lies George Dumont, a hard-luck pitcher from the Deadball Era, and a really terrible batter in pretty much any era. He also played for the Minneapolis Millers under two of its most renowned managers. Dumont played for the Washington Senators (1915-1918) and Boston Red Sox (1919). George Dumont was born in Minneapolis on November … Continue reading Grave Story: George Dumont (1895-1956)


Bill Fischer, 10/11/1930-10/30/2018

RIP to Bill Fischer, a pitcher who still holds the record for most consecutive innings pitched without issuing a walk. He died on Tuesday, October 30 at the age of 88. Fischer played for the Chicago White Sox (1956-8), Detroit Tigers (1958; 1960-61), Washington Senators (1958-60), Kansas City Athletics (1961-3) and Minnesota Twins (1964). Fischer … Continue reading Bill Fischer, 10/11/1930-10/30/2018