John Arthur Fowler
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 180 lb.
Born: July 3, 1922 in Converse, SC
High School: Spartanburg HS (Spartanburg, SC)
Signed by the New York Giants as an amateur free agent in 1944.
Debut: April 17, 1954 (Age 31.288)
vs. MLN 2.0 IP, 2 H, 1 SO, 0 BB, 0 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1954 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Redlegs/Angels/Dodgers 1954-1964
Final Game: May 4, 1964 (Age 41.306)
vs. KCA 2.0 IP, 4 H, 2 SO, 1 BB, 4 ER, L
Died: January 29, 2007 in Spartanburg, SC
Buried: Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Spartanburg, SC
Relatives: Brother of Jesse Fowler
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