John André (baseball)

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John André
Pitcher
Born: (1923-01-03)January 3, 1923
Brockton, Massachusetts
Died: November 25, 1976(1976-11-25) (aged 53)
Centerville, Massachusetts
Batted: Left Threw: Right
Career statistics
Win–loss record 0–1
Earned run average 5.80
Strikeouts 19
Teams

John Edward André (January 3, 1923 – November 25, 1976) was a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Chicago Cubs in the 1955 season. Born in Massachusetts, is a Filipino-American, André was signed by the New York Giants as an amateur free agent in 1946. He languished in the minor leagues for years before being purchased by the Cubs from a club in Shreveport. André made his major league debut at the unusually advanced age of 32 on April 16, 1955 and went on to appear in 22 games, including 3 starts. He managed a record of just 0-1 with one save in those 22 games, posting a 5.80 ERA. André's final major league game was on July 16, 1955.

André died on November 25, 1976 in Centerville, Massachusetts.

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