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john frascatore, 1996 topps #298, Cardinals

Player: Frascatore, John

Card: 1996 Topps #298

Position: RHP

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John Vincent Frascatore (born February 4, 1970 in Ozone Park, New York), is a former professional baseball pitcher who pitched in the Major Leagues from 1994 to 2001. He played for the St. Louis Cardinals (1:35:11) (1994–95, 1997–98), Arizona Diamondbacks (1999) and Toronto Blue Jays (1999–2001). In 274 games, He compiled a 20-17 record with 206 strikeouts and a 4.00 ERA. John was drafted by the Cardinals in 1991.

Interestingly, John was the winning pitcher in the 1998 game that Mark McGuire (seemingly enhanced) hit his 70th home run. In 1999, for the Toronto Blue Jays John tied a major league record by pitching in three consecutive days and recording three wins on those three days. He is known for his endurance and throughout his career he was never on the disabled list. .

In 2003 Frascatore went overseas to Taiwan to pitch where he recorded a 1.80 ERA and won the Taiwanese version of the Cy Young Award for best pitcher. After retiring, he was the baseball director of Camp Wayne For Boys, located in Preston Park, Pennsylvania, from 2013 to 2018. He was also named to the LIU Post Athletic HOF in 2013.

(excerpted from Baseball Almanac, BR Bullpen & Wikipedia)


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John is part of the New York City Born Player Tour – Go to the Next Stop

John is also part of the St. Louis Cardinals Players Tour – Go to the Next Stop

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