John Sullivan (shortstop)

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John Sullivan
Born: (1920-11-02)November 2, 1920
Chicago, Illinois
Died: September 20, 2007(2007-09-20) (aged 86)
Homewood, Illinois
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 7, 1942, for the Washington Senators
Last MLB appearance
October 2, 1949, for the St. Louis Browns
MLB statistics
Batting average .230
Home runs 1
Runs batted in 162

John Paul Sullivan (November 2, 1920 – September 20, 2007) was an American professional baseball shortstop who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Washington Senators and St. Louis Browns. Sullivan was the Senators' starting shortstop from 1942 until 1944, when his career was interrupted by World War II. Upon his return in 1947, he was mainly used as a reserve. Sullivan was a lifelong resident of Homewood.[1]


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