From BR Bullpen
Frederick Behlmer Carisch
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 10½", Weight 174 lb.
- Debut August 31, 1903
- Final Game July 4, 1923
- Born November 14, 1881 in Fountain City, WI USA
- Died April 19, 1977 in San Gabriel, CA USA
 Biographical Information
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 his team's games. He was a coach for the Detroit Tigers in 1923 and 1924. It was in 1923 that Carisch wrapped up his playing career, appearing in two games at age 41 while a member of the Tigers staff. After his baseball days, Fred sold trucks for a living for 20 years.