Tom Harrison (baseball)

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Tom Harrison
Pitcher
Born:(1945-01-18)January 18, 1945
Trail, British Columbia
Died: July 26, 2023(2023-07-26) (aged 78)
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 7, 1965, for the Kansas City Athletics
Last MLB appearance
May 17, 1965, for the Kansas City Athletics
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