Fred Carisch

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Frederick Behlmer Carisch

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 10½", Weight 174 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Catcher Fred Carisch played seven seasons in the majors from 1903 to 1914, handling catching duties for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Cleveland Naps. Mainly a backup, Carisch only once, in 1913, played in at least half of his team's games, batting .216 in 82 games. He was a coach for the Detroit Tigers in 1923 and 1924. In that first year, Carisch officially wrapped up his playing career, appearing in two games at 41. He was in the minors at various times from 1901 to 1915, and played in 1921 as a player-manager for the Sioux Falls Soos, where he also managed in 1922. After his baseball days, Fred sold trucks for a living for 20 years.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Playoffs Notes
1920 Sioux Falls Soos South Dakota League 58-40 2nd
1921 Sioux Falls Canaries Dakota League 61-35 2nd
1922 Sioux Falls Soos Dakota League 55-42 4th

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