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John Slosar

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John P. Slosar

  • Born ~1950

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Biographical Information[edit]

John Slosar was head coach of Fairfield University for 27 years.

Slosar lost the finale of the 1963 Little League World Series pitching for his hometown of Stratford, CT against Granada Hills, CA. He went to the 1972 College World Series as a player for the University of Connecticut, hitting .346 for his career.

The New York Mets took him in the 37th round of the 1972 amateur draft. He played one season in the minors, hitting .235/.305/.359 for the 1972 Marion Mets. He fielded .931 at third base, his main position, and had 16 error-free games between the outfield and second base.

He was assistant coach at Fairfield from 1975-1984 then became head coach of 1985. He was Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Coach of the Year in 1991 and 1997. He set a school record with 26 games in 2000. He retired at the end of the 2011 season with over 1,000 games coached and over 400 wins.

Sources: Fairfield bio, 1974 Baseball Guide, 2012 Little League World Series Media Guide

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