John Habyan

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John Habyan
Born: (1964-01-29) January 29, 1964 (age 54)
Bay Shore, New York
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 29, 1985, for the Baltimore Orioles
Last MLB appearance
June 8, 1996, for the Colorado Rockies
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 26–24
Earned run average 3.85
Strikeouts 372

John Gabriel Habyan (born January 29, 1964) is a former professional baseball player. A right-handed pitcher, Habyan played all or part of eleven seasons in Major League Baseball.

Baseball career[edit]

Drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 3rd round of the 1982 Major League Baseball Draft, Habyan made his MLB debut with the Baltimore Orioles on September 29, 1985. From 1990 to 1993 he pitched for the New York Yankees, over that span going 11-9, 10 saves, an ERA of 3.16, and striking out 147. During the 1993 he was traded to the Kansas City Royals. He pitched for three more teams, before appearing in his final game on June 8, 1996.[1][2]

Coaching career[edit]

Habyan coached the varsity team and taught gym classes at St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School in West Islip, New York. In 2008 the Cougars won the NSCHSAA championship against St. Dominic High School in a best of 3 series, 2–1.

In 2015, Habyan became the pitching coach at Hofstra University, in Hempstead, New York, an NCAA Division I baseball program on Long Island, under head baseball coach John Russo.[3]

Hayban is also the pitching coach for the New York Baseball Academy, which is held at Hofstra.[4]


  1. ^ "John Habyan Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac". Baseball-Almanac, Inc. 
  2. ^ Curry, Jack (August 23, 1991). "Bullpen a Garden Spot For Yankees Habyan". 
  3. ^ "Former MLB Pitcher John Habyan Joins Hofstra Baseball Staff" (Press release). Hofstra University. July 6, 2015. Having him join our staff is outstanding for Hofstra Baseball. I think that John will be an excellent mentor to our pitching staff and that all of our players will learn from his wealth of baseball experience. 
  4. ^ "New York Baseball Academy: Winter Baseball Clinics". Hofstra University. 

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