May 18, 1965
Kinnelon, New Jersey
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|September 5, 1988 for the Seattle Mariners|
|Last MLB appearance|
|June 8, 1998 for the Toronto Blue Jays|
|Earned run average||4.15|
|Career highlights and awards|
Erik Brian Hanson (born May 18, 1965 in Kinnelon, New Jersey) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Seattle Mariners, Cincinnati Reds, Boston Red Sox, and Toronto Blue Jays from 1988 to 1998. He attended Wake Forest University and was known for possessing an excellent curveball.
Hanson won a career high 18 games for the Mariners in 1990 and was a 1995 American League All-Star selection for the Red Sox compiling a 15-5 record that year. Hanson pitched 8 innings in game 2 of the 1995 ALDS Game 2, receiving the loss in a 4-0 decision.
Day starting pitcher
for the Seattle Mariners