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January 29, 1964 |
Bay Shore, New York
|September 29, 1985, for the Baltimore Orioles|
|Last MLB appearance|
|June 8, 1996, for the Colorado Rockies|
|Earned run average||3.85|
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.
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.
Hayban is also the pitching coach for the New York Baseball Academy, which is held at Hofstra.
- "John Habyan Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac". baseball-almanac.com. Baseball-Almanac, Inc.
- Curry, Jack (August 23, 1991). "Bullpen a Garden Spot For Yankees Habyan".
- "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.
- "New York Baseball Academy: Winter Baseball Clinics". Hofstra.edu. Hofstra University.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
- Saint John the Baptist Coaching Staff at Coach Wood.org[permanent dead link]
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