February 4, 1970 |
Ozone Park, New York
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|July 21, 1994 for the St. Louis Cardinals|
|Last MLB appearance|
|May 9, 2001 for the Toronto Blue Jays|
|Earned run average||4.00|
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 1994-2001. He played for the St. Louis Cardinals (1994–95, 1997–98), Arizona Diamondbacks (1999) and Toronto Blue Jays (1999–2001). In 274 games, Frascatore compiled a 20-17 record with 206 strikeouts and a 4.00 ERA. 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 retired and went overseas to Taiwan to pitch where he recorded a 1.80 ERA and won the Cy Young award.
John's son Gavin is currently playing baseball at Nature Coast Technical High School and his daughter Kaylee is currently playing softball and on a travel soccer team. John is engaged to Haylie Claussen a former college standout softball player at Belmont Abbey College who is currently a nurse at a nearby children's hospital. John is currently a teacher at his daughters middle school.