Johnny (Pesky) Paveskovich

Johnny (Pesky) PaveskovichJohnny (Pesky) Paveskovich

Johnny (Pesky) Paveskovich
School: Lincoln Graduation Year: 1938

Year Inducted: 1984

Sports Played: Baseball, Ice Hockey

Post High School Career: Signed by Boston Red Sox in 1939; called up to Boston in 1941; spent three years in Navy, returned to Red Sox in 1945, with Boston winning American League title; had .307 batting average during 10-year career with Red Sox and then the Detroit Tigers; career with Boston spanned nearly 40 years as player, coach, manager, radio-TV announcer and advertising salesman; first Red Sox hitter to have three 200-hit years

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