John Stefero

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John Stefero
Born: (1959-09-22) September 22, 1959 (age 57)
Sumter, South Carolina
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 24, 1983, for the Baltimore Orioles
Last MLB appearance
May 24, 1987, for the Montreal Expos
MLB statistics
Batting average .235
Home runs 3
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.[citation needed]

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.

Stefero has worked at Brown's Automotive Group in Glen Burnie, Maryland since his retirement as an active player in 1990. He is currently its President/General Manager.[1]