Neyer: Don Fisher’s No. 1 super-happy fun day

From SABR member Rob Neyer at Fox Sports on November 9, 2015:

Every time the latest SABR publication arrives in the mail, I always mean to write something.

This time I am!

The lead article in the new Baseball Research Journal is written by J.G. Preston and consists largely of a list of “the unlikeliest pitching performances in major league history.” Preston’s criterion is simple and effective: he asked’s Sean Forman for the pitchers with the largest differences between their best Game Score and their worst. And the result is some weird stories.

I’m going to skip ahead to No. 1 on Preston’s list: Don Fisher, who pitched ever so briefly for the New York Giants in 1945.

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Originally published: November 9, 2015. Last Updated: November 9, 2015.