From SABR Encyclopedia
| John Theodore Salveson
|| 6' 0"
|| 1914-1-5 at Fullerton, CA (US)
|| 1974-12-28 at Norwalk, CA (US)
|| Loma Vista Memorial Park in Fullerton, CA (US)
was a professional player.
- Resided in Long Beach, California in 1952.
- Resided in Long Beach, California in 1953.
- Self-identified as being of Norwegian-Irish-English ancestry.
- Listed hobby as golf.
- Shows his name is John (Jack) Theodore Salveson, Jr.
- Won his first professional game in 1932 for Winston-Salem of the Piedmont League.
- Attended high school in Long Beach, California.
- Played baseball in high school.
- Played on Bob Hughes' famous semi-pro team in Bellflower, California.
- Led the 1940 Pacific Coast League in earned run average with 2.30.
- Led the 1950 Pacific Coast League in earned run average with 2.84 and won-lost percentage with .789.
- Became a 200 game winner on May 25, 1952 in Pacific Coast League competition and joined 10 other pitching greats who have accomplished this feat.
- Won a 20 inning 1-0 game giving up just eight hits from Sacramento on May 7, 1947 when he was with Portland.
- Named the Salveson recipient of the group's achievement award in 1952 by the Pacific Coast Baseball Writers Association for his 200 game Pacific Coast League victories.
- "Voluntarily Retired" for the 1944 season.
- 1952 Pacific Coast League Thumbnail Sketches.
- 1953 Pacific Coast League Sketch Book.