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|Born:April 6, 1890|
|Died: December 20, 1971 81) (aged|
|June 12, 1919, for the Brooklyn Robins|
|Last MLB appearance|
|June 25, 1919, for the Brooklyn Robins|
|Runs batted in||0|
Thomas William Fitzsimmons (April 6,1890 –December 20,1971),was a professional baseball player who played third base in four games for the Brooklyn Robins during the 1919 baseball season. He was born in Oakland,California,and attended Saint Mary's College of California.
Harold Patrick Reiser, nicknamed "Pistol Pete", was an American professional baseball outfielder and coach, who played in Major League Baseball (MLB), during the 1940s and early 1950s. While known primarily for his time with the Brooklyn Dodgers, Reiser later played for the Boston Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Cleveland Indians.
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Vernon Louis "Lefty" Gomez was an American professional baseball player. A left-handed pitcher, Gomez played in Major League Baseball (MLB) between 1930 and 1943 for the New York Yankees and the Washington Senators. Gomez was a five-time World Series champion with the Yankees. He was also known for his colorful personality and humor throughout his career and life.
The Fresno Grizzlies are a Minor League Baseball team of the California League and the Single-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies. They are located in Fresno, California, and play their home games at Chukchansi Park, which was opened in 2002 in downtown Fresno. They previously played at Fresno State's Pete Beiden Field from 1998 to 2001.
Robert Anthony Grich is an American former professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a second baseman for the Baltimore Orioles (1970–1976) and the California Angels (1977–1986). In 1981, Grich led the American League in home runs and won a Silver Slugger Award. A six-time All-Star, he also excelled as a defensive player, winning four consecutive Gold Glove Awards between 1973 and 1976.
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The 1992 California Angels season involved the Angels finishing 5th in the American League West with a record of 72 wins and 90 losses.
The 1991 California Angels season involved the Angels finishing 7th in the American League West with a record of 81 wins and 81 losses.
The 1987 California Angels season involved the Angels finishing 6th in the American League west with a record of 75 wins and 87 losses.
The 1985 California Angels season involved the Angels taking 2nd place in the American League West with a 90-72 record, finishing one game behind the eventual World Series champions, the Kansas City Royals.
The 1982 California Angels season involved the Angels finishing 1st in the American League West for the second time in team history, with a record of 93 wins and 69 losses. However, the Angels fell to the Milwaukee Brewers in the ALCS in 5 games. This was future Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson’s first season with the Angels.
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