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Monday, December 5, 2016

Corby Fister, Big Inning - 3256

Corby Fister showed up big in this March 1989 college game. Actually, a big inning, according to The Tulsa World.

Fister's Southwest Missouri State team scored 10 runs in a second inning that saw Fister come up twice and hit two home runs, The World wrote.

Fister went on from Southwest Missouri State to play as a pro. He ended up playing a single season, hitting just a single home run.

Fister's professional career began and ended in 1990, signing with the Braves as an undrafted free agent out of Southwest Missouri State. He played his high school in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

At Southwest Missouri, he hit nine home runs in 1989 to share the team lead and seven in 1990 to lead the team. He also hit six triples and scored 53 runs in 1989 and scored in 44 runs in 1990, each the team lead, according to the school.

With the Braves, Fister played his season at rookie Idaho Falls. He got into 38 games, playing mostly in the outfield. He hit .208, with that single home run and 13 RBI, marking the extent of his professional career.
1990 Minor League Tally
Players/Coaches Featured: 2,467
Made the Majors: 997-40.4%
Never Made Majors:1,470-59.6%-X
5+ Seasons in the Majors: 416
10+ Seasons in the Minors:252

1 comment:

  1. I played with Corby that year at SMSU. What an unbelievable inning. Both were deep shots to center. I will always remember his swing. A thing of beauty. Lucky for him because he himself was hard on the eyes. If you read this Corby please look me up Paul Crain