Allan Anderson (baseball)

Allan Lee Anderson (born January 7, 1964) is an American former professional baseball player. He was a pitcher over parts of six seasons (1986–1991) with the Minnesota Twins, where he led the American League in ERA in 1988. For his career, he compiled a 49-54 record in 148 appearances, with a 4.11 ERA and 339 strikeouts. Anderson, though he pitched for the Twins during the team's World Series Championship seasons of 1987 and 1991, did not pitch in either postseason.

Anderson was born and raised in Lancaster, Ohio and starred as a pitcher for Lancaster High School (Ohio) and for his American Legion Baseball[1] team.

He was drafted by the Twins in the second round of the 1982 MLB amateur draft.[2] Currently with; Columbus Division of Fire, Rank- Captain, 21 years

Anderson is currently a real estate agent and auctioneer with Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate (Big Hill) in his hometown of Lancaster, where he also runs the AA Sports LLC Indoor Sports Facility.[3] He is married with two children.[4]

Allan Anderson
Born: January 7, 1964 (age 55)
Lancaster, Ohio
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
June 11, 1986, for the Minnesota Twins
Last MLB appearance
October 6, 1991, for the Minnesota Twins
MLB statistics
Win–loss record49–54
Earned run average4.11
Career highlights and awards

See also

List of Major League Baseball annual ERA leaders


  1. ^ "Allan Anderson | The American Legion". Retrieved 2016-02-26.
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  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-05-23. Retrieved 2013-06-12.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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Alan Anderson

Alan or Allan Anderson may refer to:

Alan Anderson (British public servant) (1877–1952), public servant and shipowner

Alan Anderson (basketball) (born 1982), basketball player

Alan Orr Anderson (1879–1958), Scottish historian

Alan Ross Anderson (1925–1973), American logician

Alan Paul Anderson (born 1961), American commissioner for the Federal Maritime Commission

Alan Anderson (footballer) (born 1939), Scottish former professional footballer

Allan Anderson (baseball) (born 1964), American baseball player

Allan Anderson (footballer) (1944–2013), Australian rules footballer

Allan Anderson (theologian) (born 1949), Anglo-Zimbabwean theologian

Allan Anderson (cricketer) (born 1949), Australian cricketer

Allan Cunningham Anderson (1896–1986), Canadian newspaperman and diplomat

Lancaster, Ohio

Lancaster (locally LANG-kəs-tər, LANK-stər) is a city in Fairfield County, Ohio, in the south central part of the state. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 38,780. The city is located near the Hocking River, approximately 33 miles (53 km) southeast of Columbus, 38 miles (61 km) miles southwest of Zanesville, and is the county seat of Fairfield County.

List of people from Ohio

The following is a list of famous people born in Ohio, and people who spent significant periods of their lives living in Ohio.


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