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Carlton Ernest Fisk (born December 26, 1947), nicknamed "Pudge" and "the Commander", is an American former professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball as a catcher from 1969 to 1993 for the Boston Red Sox (1969, 1971–1980) and Chicago White Sox (1981–1993).
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About Carlton Fisk. Carlton Fisk will forever be remembered for one game-winning home run. But it was durability over the long run that built the Hall of Fame career for a man who retired as the player who spent more games in catcher’s gear than any other in history.
Carlton Fisk was born on Friday, December 26, 1947, in Bellows Falls, Vermont. Fisk was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 18, 1969, with the Boston Red Sox. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and ...
Through his 24 seasons in the Majors, a record for catchers, Fisk gave other receivers goals to pursue by establishing two significant career marks for his position: catching in 2,226 games and hitting 351 homers as a backstop. Fisk hit his 328th homer to pass Johnny Bench on Aug. 17, 1990; Mike Piazza surpassed Fisk on May 5, 2004.
Carlton Fisk’s baseball career almost came to an end at Waterloo, Iowa, Boston’s entry-level team in the Class-A Midwest League. Despite batting .338 with 12 home runs in 62 games in 1968, he was despondent. Pudge’s letters home revealed that the source of most of his frustration was the team’s losing record.
Carlton Fisk, professional baseball player who played for 24 seasons in the American major leagues between 1969 and 1993. Fisk was one of the most durable catchers in the history of the game. Playing with the Boston Red Sox and the Chicago White Sox, Fisk caught 2,226 games, a record that stood.
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Carlton Fisk. Positions: Catcher and Leftfielder. Bats: Right • Throws: Right. 6-3 , 200lb (190cm, 90kg) Born: December 26, 1947 (Age: 75-330d) in Bellows Falls, VT us. More bio, uniform, draft, salary info. Hall of Fame. Rookie of the Year.