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John L. Bissant
Birth: Feb. 19, 1914
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Apr. 1, 2006
Harris County
Texas, USA

Negro League Baseball Player. A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, he played for the Coles American Giants in 1934, Shreveport Acme Giants from 1935 to 1936, Cincinnati Tigers n 1937, New Orleans Black Pelicans in 1938, Chicago American Giants from 1939 to 1948, Birmingham Black Barons in 1940, and the Chicago Brown Bombers in 1942. In 1947 he batted .354 while serving as team captain for the Chicago American Giants. From 1938 to 1948 he was a Negro League Baseball Player. After his baseball career he worked at numerous jobs including at the Michoud NASA, Glazer Steel, and for Lykes Shipping. Bissant passed away in Houston, Texas, at the age of 91, where he had been evacuated after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, Louisiana, in 2005. (bio by: K) 
Carrollton Cemetery No. 1
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
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Originally Created by: K
Record added: Apr 14, 2006
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