Position: First Baseman
Bats: Left • Throws: Left
6-5, 205lb (196cm, 92kg)
Draft: Drafted by the New York Mets in the 27th round of the 1986 MLB June Amateur Draft from Interlake HS (Bellevue, WA) and the Toronto Blue Jays in the 3rd round of the 1989 MLB June Amateur Draft from Washington State University (Pullman, WA).
High School: Interlake HS (Bellevue, WA)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1990 season
Full Name: John Garrett Olerud
Relatives: Cousin of Dale Sveum