John Olgus "Augie" Prudhomme was a pitcher in Major League Baseball.
Prudhomme was born in Frierson, Louisiana.
He played for the Detroit Tigers in 1929. He started his professional baseball career in 1926, with the New England League"s Lawrence Merry Macks. That season, he went 19–11 with a 4.79 earned run average and led the league in wins and innings pitched.
Prudhomme then played in the International League for a few seasons.
In 1928, he went 19–15 with a 3.02 European Research Area, and this earned him a spot on the Detroit Tigers" roster. 1929 was Prudhomme"s only season in the major leagues.
He pitched in 34 games, including 6 starts, and went 1–6 with a 6.22 European Research Area. He returned to the minors in 1930 and his career petered out from there, as he never posted another European Research Area total under 4.50. Prudhomme retired with 95 career minor league wins to go along with his lone major league victory.