Hugh Canavan

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Hugh Canavan
Pitcher / Outfielder
Born: (1897-05-13)May 13, 1897
Worcester, Massachusetts
Died: September 4, 1967(1967-09-04) (aged 70)
Boston, Massachusetts
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 23, 1918, for the Boston Braves
Last MLB appearance
July 25, 1918, for the Boston Braves
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 0–4
Earned run average 6.36
Strikeouts 18

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,[1] 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.


  1. "Hugh Canavan Statistics and History". Retrieved 2011-02-22.

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