John Lamb (lambjo01)
John Andrew Lamb
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 3", Weight 180 lb.
- High School Housatonic High School
- Debut August 12, 1970
- Final Game September 21, 1973
- Born July 20, 1946 in Sharon, CT USA
Pitcher John Lamb was a teammate of his brother-in-law, Steve Blass, both in high school in Connecticut and on the Pittsburgh Pirates. John survived a near fatal incident in spring training of 1971 when he suffered a fractured skull from a line drive from teammate Dave Cash. John did make it back to the major leagues after that incident, pitching in 2 games at the end of the 1971 season and for more extended work in 1973.
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