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
MLB 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 Brockton, Massachusetts, the 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 in Centerville, Massachusetts.

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