John Bissant

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John Bissant
Born: (1914-02-19)February 19, 1914
New Orleans, Louisiana
Died: April 1, 2006(2006-04-01) (aged 92)
Houston, Texas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
Negro league baseball debut
1934, for the Chicago American Giants
Last appearance
1947, for the Chicago American Giants

John L. Bissant (February 19, 1914 - April 1, 2006) was an American baseball outfielder in the Negro Leagues. He played professionally from 1934 to 1947. Bissant played mostly for the Chicago American Giants, for whom he played for in 1934, 1939, and from 1942 to 1947.[1]


  1. ^ Riley, James A. (1994). The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues. New York: Carroll & Graf. ISBN 0-7867-0959-6.

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