John André (baseball)
January 3, 1923|
|Died: November 25, 1976
|Earned run average||5.80|
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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