John Flaherty

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Birthday
21, 1967
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
21, 1967 (age 52)
Birthplace
New York

About

MLB catcher best known for his time with the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays. He was inducted into the Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame in 2008.

Before Fame

He graduated from George Washington University in 1988 and was drafted by the Boston Red Sox the same year.

Trivia

He had a 27-game hitting streak in 1996, which became the third-longest such streak ever accomplished by an MLB catcher.

Family Life

He has children named Kristen, Logan, and Brian.

Associated With

He famously broke up a no-hitter by pitcher Pedro Martinez in the ninth inning.