September 22, 1959 |
Sumter, South Carolina
|June 24, 1983, for the Baltimore Orioles|
|Last MLB appearance|
|May 24, 1987, for the Montreal Expos|
|Runs batted in||20|
John Robert Stefero (born September 22, 1959 in Sumter, South Carolina) is a former Major League Baseball catcher. He played parts of three seasons in the majors between 1983 and 1987 for the Baltimore Orioles and the Montreal Expos. His listed height is 5'8" tall, and attended Motlow State Community College in Tullahoma, Tennessee.
John Stefero's major league career included just 79 games in three seasons. The catcher hit three home runs in his career and drove in a total of 20 runs.
Stefero helped to cap an Oriole comeback on September 18, 1983. Eddie Murray hit a grand slam off Pete Ladd in a six-run eighth inning. The Orioles had been trailing 7-0. The Orioles won the game when Stefero connected on a single in the ninth inning.
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