Johnny Lanning

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Johnny Lanning
Pitcher
Born: (1910-09-06)September 6, 1910
Asheville, North Carolina
Died: November 8, 1989(1989-11-08) (aged 79)
Asheville, North Carolina
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 17, 1936 for the Boston Bees
Last MLB appearance
May 12, 1947 for the Boston Braves
Career statistics
Win–loss record 58-60
Earned run average 3.58
Strikeouts 295
Teams

John Young Lanning (September 6, 1910 – November 8, 1989) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball from 1936 to 1947. He played for the Boston Bees, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Boston Braves.[1] Lanning's main pitches were a hard curve and a slow curve.[2]

Lanning attended North Carolina State College, where he played college baseball for the Wolfpack.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Johnny Lanning Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-02-07.
  2. ^ James, Bill and Neyer, Rob. The Neyer/James Guide to Pitchers (Simon & Schuster, 2004), p. 274.
  3. ^ "North Carolina State University Baseball Players Who Made it to the Major Leagues". Baseball-Almanac.com. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2 July 2012. 

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