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Gary Fortune

Gary Fortune
Born: (1894-10-11)October 11, 1894
High Point, North Carolina
Died: September 23, 1955(1955-09-23) (aged 60)
Washington, D.C.
Batted: Both Threw: Right
MLB debut
October 5, 1916 for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
August 2, 1920 for the Boston Red Sox
Career statistics
Win–loss record 0–5
Strikeouts 23
Earned run average 6.61

Garrett Reese Fortune (October 11, 1894 – September 23, 1955) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played between 1916 and 1920 for the Philadelphia Phillies (1916, 1918) and Boston Red Sox (1920). Listed at 5 ft 11.5 in (1.82 m), 176 lb., Fortune was a switch-hitter and threw left-handed. He was born in High Point, North Carolina.

In a three-season career, Fortune posted a 0–5 record with 23 strikeouts and a 6.61 ERA in 20 appearances, including six starts, two complete games, 11 games finished, 46 walks, and 77.2 innings of work.

Fortune died in Washington, D.C. at age 60.


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