Fred Rath, Sr.

Pitcher, Baseball Player

1943 –


Who is Fred Rath, Sr.?

Frederick Helsher Rath, Sr. is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who appeared in 8 games for the Chicago White Sox during the 1968 and 1969 seasons. He threw right-handed.

Rath, who attended Baylor University, was drafted by the White Sox in the 4th round of the 1965 amateur draft and made his major league debut 3 years later. Following the 1970 season he was traded to the California Angels for John Purdin, but never appeared in a major league game again.

Rath's son, Fred Rath, Jr., also had a brief major league career, appearing in two games for the Colorado Rockies in 1998.

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Sep 1, 1943
Little Rock
Also known as
  • Fred Rath
Lived in
  • Little Rock

on July 23, 2013


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