From BR Bullpen
John Michael Lyston previously credited as Bill Lyston
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Debut August 29, 1891
- Final Game June 15, 1894
- Born May 28, 1867 near Baltimore, MD USA
- Died October 29, 1909 in Baltimore, MD USA
 Biographical Information
John Lyston was one of three baseball-playing brothers. Bill Lyston was an outfielder and Mortimer Lyston played shortstop and outfield. It appears the Lyston who appeared in one game for the 1891 Solons and the 1894 Spiders was John, an amateur pitcher from Baltimore.
In the minors John played for Winston-Salem.