John Sullivan (sullijo07)
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John Peter Sullivan
- Bats Left, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 195 lb.
 Biographical Information
Catcher John Sullivan reached the majors with the Detroit Tigers in 1963 and played in a handful of big league games that year and the next. He did not get his first big league hit, a home run, until 1965.
After his playing days, Sullivan began managing in the minors in the Kansas City Royals organization in 1973. In six seasons as a minor league skipper, his clubs won four league championships. He then was a Royals coach in 1979 and a member of the Atlanta Braves staff the next two seasons. In 1982, he joined the Toronto Blue Jays as bullpen coach, a job he held through the 1993 season.
 Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1973||Kingsport Royals||Appalachian League||53-17||1st||Kansas City Royals||none League Champs|
|1974||Waterloo Royals||Midwest League||68-56||3rd||Kansas City Royals|
|1975||Waterloo Royals||Midwest League||93-35||1st||Kansas City Royals||League Champs|
|1976||Waterloo Royals||Midwest League||78-52||1st||Kansas City Royals||League Champs|
|1977||Omaha Royals||American Association||76-59||1st||Kansas City Royals||Lost League Finals|
|1978||Omaha Royals||American Association||66-69||4th||Kansas City Royals||League Champs|
|Totals||6 years||434-288||4 League Championships|