August 28, 1925|
|Died: September 9, 1996
Los Angeles, California
|April 24, 1949, for the Cincinnati Reds|
|Last MLB appearance|
|July 26, 1952, for the Chicago Cubs|
|Runs batted in||59|
John Steven Pramesa (August 28, 1925 – September 9, 1996) was an American professional baseball player, a catcher in the Major Leagues from 1949–1952 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.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
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