John Marzano

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1988 Topps John Marzano

John Robert Marzano

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Biographical Information[edit]

John Marzano was signed as a 1st round pick in the 1984 amateur draft by the Boston Red Sox and scout Phil Rossi. In the 1984 Olympics John was a member of the United States team which took the Silver medal in Los Angeles. The year before, he had won a Silver Medal with Team USA in the 1983 Intercontinental Cup and a Bronze Medal in the 1983 Pan American Games.

After his playing career, Marzano held baseball clinics in the Philadelphia, PA area. He was also a panelist on's morning radio show at the time of his death. On April 19, 2008, he fell down a flight of stairs at his home in Philadelphia. He later died of postural asphyxia, although it was originally believed to be a heart attack.

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