Johnny Pramesa

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Johnny Pramesa
Catcher
Born: (1925-08-28)August 28, 1925
Barton, Ohio
Died: September 9, 1996(1996-09-09) (aged 71)
Los Angeles, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 24, 1949, for the Cincinnati Reds
Last MLB appearance
July 26, 1952, for the Chicago Cubs
MLB statistics
Batting average .268
Home runs 13
Runs batted in 59
Teams

John Steven Pramesa (August 28, 1925 – September 9, 1996) was an American professional baseball player, a catcher in the Major Leagues from 19491952 for the Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds. A native of Barton, Ohio, he threw and batted right-handed, stood 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) tall and weighed 210 pounds (95 kg).

Pramesa spent the full seasons of 1950 and 1951 as the Reds' second-string catcher, playing behind Homer "Dixie" Howell. In 1950, his best MLB season, Pramesa batted .307 in 74 games played and 228 at bats, with a career-high 30 runs batted in.

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