John Joseph Mizerock
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 190 lb.
Born: December 8, 1960 in Punxsutawney, PA
High School: Punxsutawney HS (Punxsutawney, PA)
Drafted by the Houston Astros in the 1st round (8th pick) of the 1979 amateur draft.
Debut: April 12, 1983 (Age 22.125, 12,324th in MLB history)
vs. LAD 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1986 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Astros/Braves 1983-1989
Final Game: October 1, 1989 (Age 28.297)
vs. LAD 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- October 2014
- 10/14 Phillies Nation: Phillies Ask Entire Coaching Staff to Return: The Phillies have asked the entire coaching staff to return for the 2015 season but have not yet offered them contracts, per CSN...
News -- December 2013
- 12/8 What the Heck, Bobby?: Happy Birthday - 12/8: No future Astros and only one former Astro with a birthday today ~C John Mizerock (53)Drafted by the Astros in the first...
News -- March 2013
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News -- February 2013
- 2/22 PhoulBallz.com: Clearwater Manager Chris Truby Speaks on Phils Future StarsTruby :
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Former big league third baseman Chris Truby is entering his fifth season...
- 2/22 Phillies Nation: PN Interview: Clearwater Manager Truby Talks Prospects: Former big league third baseman Chris Truby is entering his fifth season as a manager in the Phillies’ developmental ranks. ...
News -- November 2012
- 11/21 PhoulBallz.com: News & Notes: 40-man Additions, Developmental Coaches:
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- 11/20 Phillies Nation: Phillies Announce 2013 IronPigs Coaching Staff: Per the IronPigs, the Phillies have rounded out their Minor League coaching staffs. Joining new manager Dave Brundage on the ‘Pigs...
News -- September 2011
- 9/1 The Greatest 21 Days: John Mizerock, Big Hit - 297: Mike Scott got his 10th win in 1985 and credited with helping the Astros to that win was Scott's catcher, John Mizerock.
News -- June 2010
- 6/9 B-R Blog: Draft history of catchers in the first round: With Bryce Harper going #1 to the Nationals in this year's draft, let's take a look at the history of catchers going in the first...