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Jesse Fowler

Jesse Peter Fowler
Nickname: 
Pete
Born: 
Oct. 30, 1898 in Spartanburg, S.C.
Died: Sept. 23, 1973 in Columbia, S.C.
Debut: 1924 | Pos: P
H: 5’10.5″ | W: 158 | B: R | T: L

Yr W L G SV IP SO ERA
1 1 1 13 0 32.2 5 4.41

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Jesse “Pete” Fowler made his debut in Major League Baseball long before his brother, Art Fowler, made his debut. Jesse “Pete” Fowler was born in South Carolina and finished with a 1-1 record in 13 games with the St. Louis Cardinals. He pitched 32.2 innings and finished with a 4.41 earned run average.

In 1931, he was a teammate of Dizzy Dean and Joe Medwick on the Houston Buffaloes. The Buffs finished with a 108-51 record and was listed as one of Minor League Baseball’s top 100 teams of all time.

As a pitcher for the Buffs, Fowler finished with a 15-8 record in 30 games (28 starts) and finished with a 2.45 ERA in 206 innings.