From BR Bullpen
Bradley James Fischer
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 3", Weight 198 lb.
- School Western Michigan University
 Biographical Information
Catcher Brad Fischer was not drafted out of college, but played one season in the Oakland Athletics farm system before spending eleven seasons as a minor league manager in the A's organization. In 1991-1993, Fischer was a minor league instructor for the A's, and in 1994-1995 he was the assistant director of player development. He was an Oakland coach from 1996 to 2007. After serving as roving catching instructor and managing in the Pittsburgh Pirates chain in 2008, he joined the Milwaukee Brewers coaching staff later that year. After spending 2009-2010 on the Brewers staff, he returned to the Pirates' organization in 2011 as an advisor to the Player Development department.
In 2015, he was a coach with the Pirates.
 Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1980||Medford A's||Northwest League||22-48||8th||Oakland A's|
|1981||Medford A's||Northwest League||42-28||1st||Oakland A's||League Champs|
|1982||Madison Muskies||Midwest League||87-52||1st||Oakland A's||Lost League Finals|
|1983||Madison Muskies||Midwest League||71-67||5th (t)||Oakland A's|
|1984||Madison Muskies||Midwest League||77-61||3rd||Oakland A's||Lost in 1st round|
|1985||Huntsville Stars||Southern League||78-66||4th||Oakland A's||League Champs|
|1986||Huntsville Stars||Southern League||78-63||1st||Oakland A's||Lost League Finals|
|1987||Huntsville Stars||Southern League||74-70||3rd||Oakland A's||Lost in 1st round|
|1988||Tacoma Tigers||Pacific Coast League||62-82||10th||Oakland A's|
|1989||Tacoma Tigers||Pacific Coast League||77-66||3rd||Oakland A's|
|1990||Tacoma Tigers||Pacific Coast League||75-67||4th||Oakland A's||Lost in 1st round|
|2008||State College Spikes||New York-Penn League||18-56||14th||Pittsburgh Pirates|