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Johnny Blatnik 

John Louis Blatnik
Born: March 10, 1921 in Bridgeport, Ohio
Died: Jan. 21, 2004 in Lansing, Ohio
Debut: 1948 | Pos: OF
H: 6' | W: 195 | B: R | T: R

YR

G

AB

R

H

HR

RBI

SB

BA

3

138

447

59

113

6

46

3

.253

>> Visit the Johnny Blatnik biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.


John Blatnik, an outfielder who played in three seasons in the major leagues, died on Jan. 21, 2004 in Lansing, Ohio.  He was 82. According to reports, he died after an extended illness.

Blatnik debuted with the Phillies in 1948 and hit .260 with six home runs and 45 RBI in 121 games.  However, he would only play in 17 more games over the next two seasons of his career.