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John Hester

John Hester 22 C

Salt Lake Bees

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: John Graves Hester
  • Age: 31 (September 14, 1983)
  • Birthplace: Atlanta, GA
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 4" Wt: 240
  • Draft: Round 13 (2006, ARI)
  • MLB Debut: 08/28/2009
  • School: Stanford
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John Hester Career Stats

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John Hester Awards and Honors

John Hester  22 C

  • Full Name: John Graves Hester
  • Born: September 14, 1983
  • Age: 31
  • Birthplace: Atlanta, GA
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 240
  • Draft: Round 13 (2006, ARI)
  • School: Stanford
  • MLB Debut: 08/28/2009

Signed by the Arizona Diamondbacks as their 13th-round selection in the 2006 First-Year Player Draft. ... Signed on June 15, 2006. ... Graduated from Marist (Atlanta, Ga.) High School... Played baseball and football... named to the all-county team three times in baseball and twice in football, as well as the all-state team for baseball his junior and senior years. ... Attended Stanford University, where he was ranked as the fourth-best catcher by Baseball America prior to his senior season, going on to lead the Cardinal to the College World Series, being named the Cardinal's Most Inspirational Player. ... Originally selected by the Boston Red Sox in the 34th round of the 2005 draft before returning to Stanford.