Dave Sisler

Dave Sisler

Birth
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Death 9 Jan 2011 (aged 79)
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Burial Frontenac, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 63973585 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. For seven seasons (1956 to 1962), he was a pitcher with the Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers, Washington Senators and Cincinnati Reds. Born David Michael Sisler into a baseball family, he was the son of Hall of Fame player George Sisler and the younger brother of former Major League player Dick Sisler. He attended Princeton University (where he played collegiate baseball), before being signed as an amateur free agent by the Red Sox in 1953. Sisler marked his big league debut on April 21st, 1956, and recorded a career-high 9 wins in 39 games pitched that season. His most productive year was in 1960 with Detroit, when he won 7 games with 6 saves, while posting a 2.47 ERA in 41 relief appearances. In 247 games, Sisler compiled a 38 win 44 loss record, with a 4.33 lifetime ERA, in 656 innings pitched. Following his baseball career, he became a business executive. He died from prostate cancer.

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  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 9 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 63973585
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dave Sisler (16 Oct 1931–9 Jan 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 63973585, citing Faith Des Peres Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Frontenac, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .