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Torrington High School Hall of Fame Inductees. # 3 Ron Frazier

POSTED April 29, 2011
BY Timothy W. Gaffney
Twitter: @TimothyGaffney

Ron Frazier

Playing under Coach Ezio Bonetti, Ron Frazier was a stand-out baseball player for Torrington High School. As a right-handed pitcher, he had a good command of his fast ball. In his senior year, he pitched a no-hitter against Naugatuck High School. Being one of the top pitchers in the NVL and the state, he was chosen two times All-NVL and one time All-State.

Ron received a full baseball scholarship to attend Division 1 Clemson University in 1987. In the three years that he attended Clemson, they were ranked in the top 15 each year. For three years, he was a starting pitcher as well as a reliever. His over-all pitching record was 16-7 with 177 strikeouts.

Ron was drafted after his junior year in the 12th round by the New York Yankees. He played 13 years in the minor leagues reaching as high as the Triple A level in 1994 and 1995. During his tenure, he was also named the most valuable pitcher while playing in the Carolina League. He has a career pitching record of 99-66 with an E.R.A. of 3.88 with 884 strikeouts.

Ron currently resides in West Islip, NY, and is a social studies teacher. When not teaching, Ron coaches and gives pitching lesson throughout Long Island.

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