Carlton Fisk

Birthdate 12/26/1947
Death Date
Debut Year 1969
Year of Induction 2000
Teams Red Sox, White Sox
Position Catcher

The first unanimous AL Rookie of the Year, Calrton Fisk was voted to the All Star game eleven times and won three Silver Slugger Awards. 

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Red Sox payroll check made out to Carlton Fisk in 1976

Red Sox payroll check made out to Carlton Fisk in 1976

Imagine receiving a check for more than $8,000. That’s what Carlton Fisk got from the Red Sox on August 31, 1976 in this Boston payroll check. Fisk earned this money in his fourth All Star season in the country’s bicentennial year. Coming off of their World Series appearance
Fisk's signatures adorned the back of this check

Fisk's signatures adorned the back of this check

When Carlton Fisk endorsed this check for deposit he unknowingly made it more attractive to collectors. With his autograph shown here including his middle initial of “E” for Ernest, this check gets more desirable. Fisk would play in seven All Star games as a member of the Red Sox and fou
Dugout lineup card from Carlton Fisk’s final MLB ejection

Dugout lineup card from Carlton Fisk’s final MLB ejection

Hall of Fame catcher Carlton Fisk enjoyed a 24-year career spanning 2,499 games. The backstop was ejected 9 times as a major leaguer, the last of which came courtesy of home plate umpire Larry Young on May 8, 1993. That night Fisk was catching when Cleveland’s Lance Parrish stepped into th
Lineup card signed by Cubs skipper Don Baylor when Sammy Sosa tied Carlton Fisk on the All Time homer list.

Lineup card signed by Cubs skipper Don Baylor when Sammy Sosa tied Carlton Fisk on the All Time homer list.

Carlton Fisk retired as Major League Baseball’s career leader in home runs by a catcher with 351 long balls. While not fielding the position, Fisk hit an additional 25 bombs to extend his career total. In the collection is this lineup card from 8/18/2000 when Cubs slugger Sammy Sosa knocked a

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