John Cangelosi Sport: MLB Teams: Chicago White Sox, Pittsburgh Pirates, Texas Rangers, New York Mets. Houston Astros, Florida Marlins and Colorado Rockies
John Cangelosi is a former professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball for the Chicago White Sox, Pittsburgh Pirates, Texas Rangers, New York Mets. Houston Astros, Florida Marlins and Colorado Rockies. He was drafted in the 4th round by the Chicago White Sox. Cangelosi was the surprise of the White Sox 1986 spring camp when he got the center field job. He stole 50 bases for the White Sox as a rookie in 1986, an American League rookie record at the time. On March 27, 1987, he was traded by the White Sox to the Pittsburgh Pirates. On July 21, 1997, he became the first position player ever to pitch for the Florida Marlins. He was a member of the team that won the World Series in 1997. John played 13 seasons in the Big Leagues.
John is married to Julie and they have 5 children. John is currently part owner of the Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports Dome in Lockport and Bensenville, Illinois and Hilliard, Ohio.