John Kyle Mitchell
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 165 lb.
Born: August 11, 1965 in Dickson, TN
High School: Overton HS (Nashville, TN)
Drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 7th round of the 1983 amateur draft.
Debut: September 8, 1986 (Age 21.028, 12,857th in MLB history)
vs. MON 1.0 IP, 0 H, 1 SO, 0 BB, 0 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1987 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Mets/Orioles 1986-1990
Last Game: September 30, 1990 (Age 25.050)
Relatives: Brother of Charlie Mitchell
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News -- February 2016
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News -- April 2014
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News -- March 2014
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News -- December 2013
- 12/10 MetsMinors.net: The 1986 Mets We Didn’t Know: The Tidewater Tides: We all know the story of the 1986 New York Mets – but there were many other players in the Mets organization that year that...
News -- November 2013
- 11/10 The Greatest 21 Days: John Mitchell, Twenty-Two Hours - 700: Originally published May 9, 2011John Mitchell went the distance against the Phillies June 19, 1987, giving up a single run. It...
News -- February 2012
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News -- October 2011
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News -- May 2011
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