John Michael "Johnny" Pesky (born John Michael Paveskovich; February 27, 1919 – August 13, 2012), nicknamed "The Needle" and "Mr. Red Sox", was an American professional baseball player, manager and coach. He was a shortstop and third baseman during a ten-year major league playing career, appearing in 1,270 games played in 1942 and from 1946 to 1954 for three different teams.
|Shortstop / Third baseman / Manager|
|Born: February 27, 1919|
|Died: August 13, 2012 (aged 93)|
|April 14, 1942, for the Boston Red Sox|
|September 24, 1954, for the Washington Senators|
|Runs batted in||404|
|Career highlights and awards|