Tom Fisher (1900s pitcher)

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Tom Fisher
Born:(1880-11-01)November 1, 1880
Anderson, Indiana
Died: September 3, 1972(1972-09-03) (aged 91)
Anderson, Indiana
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 17,  1904, for the  Boston Beaneaters
Last MLB appearance
October 3,  1904, for the  Boston Beaneaters
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