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Fred Anderson (baseball player)

Fred Anderson
Pitcher
Born: (1885-12-11)December 11, 1885
Calahan, North Carolina
Died: November 8, 1957(1957-11-08) (aged 71)
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 25, 1909 for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
July 9, 1918 for the New York Giants
Career statistics
Win–loss record 53-57
Earned run average 2.86
Strikeouts 514
Teams

Career highlights and awards

John Frederick Anderson (December 11, 1885 – November 8, 1957) was an American baseball player. He played for Davidson College in 1906, but later transferred to the Maryland Agricultural College (later the University of Maryland), where he played from 1907 to 1909. Then, the 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m), 180 pound pitcher moved to play for the Boston Red Sox. He played in Boston in 1909 and did not play major league baseball again until 1913, again for the Red Sox. In 1914 he jumped to the Federal League to play for Buffalo for the 1914 and 1915 seasons. In 1916 he was sold to the New York Giants and Anderson played with them for three seasons. Anderson committed suicide on November 8, 1957, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where he is also buried.

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External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)

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