Jim McAndrew

Jim McAndrew
Born: (1944-01-11) January 11, 1944
Lost Nation, Iowa
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 21, 1968, for the New York Mets
Last MLB appearance
May 29, 1974, for the San Diego Padres
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 37–53
Earned run average 3.65
Strikeouts 424
Career highlights and awards

James Clement McAndrew (born January 11, 1944 in Lost Nation, Iowa) was a Major League Baseball pitcher from 1968 to 1974; he pitched for the New York Mets for his first six years, and the San Diego Padres in the last.

McAndrew started twelve games for the Mets in 1968; the Mets had a 4–8 record in those games, and his record was 4–7. He had a low 2.28 ERA in 1968.

He was the pitcher for the Mets on July 21st, 1970, when Preston Gomez pulled Clay Kirby with a no-hitter through 8 innings. McAndrew pitched a three-hit shutout against the Padres in that game.

He pitched in 161 games in his career, starting 110 of them. His W–L record was 37–53, with a 3.65 ERA; almost exactly the league average in those years. His nickname during his playing days was, "The Pride of Lost Nation, Iowa".


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