Fred Carisch

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Frederick Behlmer Carisch

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 10½", Weight 174 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

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.

He was in the minors at various times from 1901 to 1915, and then played in 1921 as a player-manager for the Sioux Falls Soos, where he also managed in 1922.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Playoffs Notes
1920 Sioux Falls Soos South Dakota League 58-40 2nd
1921 Sioux Falls Canaries Dakota League 61-35 2nd
1922 Sioux Falls Soos Dakota League 55-42 4th

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