May 20, 1879|
St. Cloud, Minnesota
|Died: January 28, 1928
|April 23, 1905, for the St. Louis Cardinals|
|Last MLB appearance|
|August 9, 1908, for the Boston Red Sox|
John Peter Thielman (May 20, 1879 – January 28, 1928) was a German-American pitcher in Major League Baseball who played from 1905 through 1908 for the St. Louis Cardinals (1905–1906), Cleveland Naps (1907–1908) and Boston Red Sox (1908). Listed at 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m), 175 lb., Thielman batted and threw right-handed. He was born in St. Cloud, Minnesota. His younger brother, Henry Thielman, also pitched in the majors.
Thielman died at the age of 48 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
- 1905 – 15 wins, 87 SO, 3.50 ERA, 242.0 innings
- 1907 – 11 wins, 56 SO, 2.33 ERA, 166.0 innings
- "He was born in St. Cloud, Minnesota, on May 20, 1879, to Leonard and Mary Thielman. Leonard was a hardware dealer at the time of the 1900 census, a German immigrant who had come to the United States around 1858. Mary had been born in New York to German immigrant parents. "
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
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