John Joseph Montefusco
The Count Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 180 lb.
Born: May 25, 1950 in Long Branch, NJ
School: Brookdale Community College (Lincroft, NJ) by the Signed San Francisco Giants as an amateur free agent in 1972.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 3, 1974 (Age 24)
vs. LAD 9.0 IP, 6 H, 7 SO, 5 BB, 1 ER, W Teams (by GP): Giants/Padres/Braves/Yankees 1974-1986 Agents: Dick Moss [*] Final Game: May 1, 1986 (Age 35)
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News -- February 2014
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