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Chick Fraser from the Chronology
Sep 24, 1966 - In relief of veteran Bob Shaw Bob Friend makes his final appearance giving up 2 runs in one inning and taking the loss as the Mets lose to the Reds 4-3. Friend ends his ML career at 197-230 one of the few pitchers to lose 200 games and not win 200. Chick Fraser ended his career at 175-212.
Oct 1, 1907 - The Cubs score one run in the 9th against Mathewson to tie the score at 1-1 then push across the winner against a tired Matty in the 11th to beat the Giants 2-1. Chick Fraser and Carl Lundgren allow just 2 Giant safeties in 11 frames.
Jun 6, 1906 - Jack Harper making his first pitching appearance for the Cubs after being traded by the Reds for Chick Fraser retires all three Giant batters he faces but is hit on his pitching hand by a line drive off the bat of the 3rd hitter Dan McGann. Harper is lifted for pinch hitter Johnny Kling in the 2nd inning and never pitches again. Harper also pitched for the losingest team the 1899 Cleveland Spiders. The Cubs on their way to a record 116 wins top the host Giants 11-3 scoring 7 in the 8th with Schulte collecting 5 hits. Orval Overall is the winner.
Apr 14, 1905 - Wait Till Next Year: Boston's Kaiser Wilhelm loses to the Giants' Joe McGinnity 10-1 in the opener at the Polo Grounds before an enthusiastic estimate of 40000. He will ?nish the year 4-22 one of 4 Beaneaters who will lose 20 or more this year. The other 3 are Irv Young Vic Willis and Chick Fraser. The only other team ever to have a quartet of 20-game losers will be the Beaneaters again in 1906.
Jul 6, 1904 - The Giants pound the Phillies 12-3 as Mathewson wins his 15th. Again Matty is lifted after 6 innings having given up no runs and Red Ames finishes. Chick Fraser takes the loss for Philadelphia.
Sep 18, 1903 - The Cubs beat the Phils 6-5 in the first game of a twinbill. In the second game Chick Fraser no-hits Chicago 10-0 for the Phils. Peaches Graham normally a catcher is the loser in his only major league decision while Fraser K's 5 and walks 4.
Aug 31, 1903 - Joe McGinnity wins his 3rd doubleheader this month stopping the Phils twice 4-1 and 9-2 and handing losses to Chick Fraser and Bill Duggleby. Iron Joe strikes out 9 batters in the opener to win. The two games total 3 hours: 3 minutes.
May 8, 1902 - Bill Duggleby the first jumper to return to the Phillies loses 2-1 to St. Louis. Dugglesby who made $1200 last year and jumped to the A's for $2200 jumped back for $24000. Dummy Taylor rejoins the Giants after jumping to Cleveland (AL) and will go 1-3. Returnee Chick Fraser will win his first start on May 23rd 5-2 over Chicago. Harry Wolverton will return after 59 games with the Washington Nationals. All others will remain with their new teams. Of all those that the Athletics acquired only Monte Cross stays.
Apr 21, 1902 - The Pennsylvania Supreme Court reversing a lower court's decision grants a permanent injunction (effective only in Pennsylvania) barring jumpers Nap Lajoie Chick Fraser and Bill Bernhard from playing for the A's or any team but the Phillies. Not mentioned but covered by the decision are: Elmer Flick Monte Cross and Bill Duggleby of the A's; Ed Delahanty Al Orth Harry Wolverton and Jack Townsend of Washington; Ed McFarland (White Stockings) and Red Donahue (Browns).
Apr 26, 1901 - Eight days after the Phillies' opener before 4593 the Athletics home opener at Columbus Park draws 16000 for a 5-1 loss to the Washington Nationals. Chick Fraser is the winner. Nap Lajoie has a groundout then 3 hits for the Athletics and will go 3-for-3 tomorrow 4 in the 3rd on the way to an AL-record .422 batting average.
Mar 28, 1901 - Phillies owner John Rogers files for an injunction prohibiting Nap Lajoie Bill Bernhard and Chick Fraser from playing for any other team-the most serious legal test of the reserve clause to date.
Jul 14, 1900 - Chick Fraser fires a one-hitter for the Phillies in a 1-0 win over Boston. It is the only shutout of the year for the righty who will become part of the first big lawsuit challenging the reserve clause in the 20th century.
Jul 8, 1899 - At Brooklyn the Phillies lose 6-2. It's a painful win for Hugh Jennings who gets hit by a pitch three times by Chick Fraser. According to Al Kermisch this is the 4th time that Jennings has been plunked 3 times in a game.
Jun 29, 1897 - The Chicago Colts score in every inning to demolish Louisville 36-7 while setting the NL record for runs scored. Chicago amasses 32 hits good for 51 bases with Barry McCormick hitting 4 singles‚ a triple‚ and a HR in an ML record-tying 8 at bats. Tying another league record set by an earlier Chicago club‚ 6 players score 4 runs each with McCormick and Jimmy Ryan each scoring 5 runs. Winning pitcher Nixey Callahan is 5-for-7‚ the first of three times he'll collect 5 hits in a game (May 18‚ 1902; May 8‚ 1903, a record for a pitcher. Chick Fraser starts for Louisville‚ but gives way in the 3rd to Jim Jones, who makes his major league debut with his team down 14-0. Only 9 runs are earned as Louisville kicks in with 9 errors. Jones will make one other pitching appearance, in 1901, but will play as an outfielder that year and next.