|Pitcher / Outfielder|
May 13, 1897|
|Died: September 4, 1967
|April 23, 1918, for the Boston Braves|
|Last MLB appearance|
|July 25, 1918, for the Boston Braves|
|Earned run average||6.36|
Hugh Edward Canavan (May 13, 1897 – September 4, 1967), nicknamed "Hugo", was a pitcher and outfielder in Major League Baseball. He played for the Boston Braves in 1918, appearing as a pitcher in 11 games and compiling an 0-4 record. He also appeared as a pinch-hitter in 4 games, and played one full game as an outfielder. Canavan appeared in a total of 16 games for the Braves; the Braves lost all 16 of those games.
Canavan had a more successful minor league career, where he played mostly as a pitcher with occasional games in the outfield. Playing nine seasons between 1916 and 1927, as a pitcher Canavan won 99 games.
- "Hugh Canavan Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-02-22.
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