Ht: 5' 11"
Wt: 190 lbs.
Home: Duluth, MN
John Anderson originally from Duluth, MN,
attended Muscatine Community College from 1995-97 and was chosen for
the J.C. All-Star game in ’96. John left Muscatine to attended
Briar Cliff College in Sioux City, IA. There he received All-Conference,
All-Region, and All-American honors and was also voted Section Player-of-the-Year.
Anderson also received Academic All-American honors at Briar Cliff College.
After college, Anderson played in the Frontier League for two years
for the Evansville Otters and was voted to the leagues 2001 All-Star
Game at the shortstop position. The next season he played for the Duboise
County Dragons, also with the Frontier League.
In the summer of 2002 Anderson began the season with the Sioux Falls
Canaries and was then traded to Gary Railcats both which belong to the
Northern League. During that season, he was 6th in the league in hits
with 113 and 17th in batting average at .298 for the year.
Stats for 2003 Season