André van Maris
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Andreas Johannes Maria van Maris
- Bats Left, Throws Left
André van Maris is a former Olympic pitcher.
Van Maris debuted with Kinheim in 1994, going 1-1 with a 6.17 ERA. He had a 1-1, 3.94 record in 1995, then allowed one run in two innings in the 1995 Holland Series (which Neptunus won). In 1996, he went 4-2 with a 5.11 ERA, then was 0-1 with a 7.94 ERA in the 1996 Holland Series (which Kinheim lost to HCAW). Van Maris allowed five runs in three innings in the 1996 Haarlem Baseball Week. He surprisingly made the Dutch national team roster for the 1996 Olympics, getting rocked for 10 hits in 21 at-bats and 12 runs (10 earned) in 4 innings; only Eelco Jansen had a worse ERA for the Netherlands. He moved to the Kinheim bullpen in 1997 and went 2-0 with a 2.50 ERA. He was 4-3 with a 5.17 ERA in 1998 then fell to 1-0, 6.19 in 1999. Through that point, he was 13-7 with a 4.23 ERA in 51 Hoofdklasse games. His career ended due to an elbow injury and he later coached youth baseball.