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John Hester

John Hester 17 C

Lehigh Valley IronPigs

  • Status: Released
  • Full Name: John Graves Hester
  • Age: 31 (September 14, 1983)
  • Birthplace: Atlanta, GA
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 4" Wt: 235
  • Draft: Round 13 (2006, ARI)
  • MLB Debut: 08/28/2009
  • School: Stanford
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John Hester Stats Summary

John Hester Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
June 3, 2015 Lehigh Valley IronPigs released C John Hester.
May 8, 2015 C John Hester assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs from Reading Fightin Phils.
May 5, 2015 C John Hester assigned to Reading Fightin Phils from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
April 9, 2015 C John Hester assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs from Phillies Extended Spring Training.
April 4, 2015 C John Hester assigned to Phillies Extended Spring Training from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
November 13, 2014 C John Hester assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
October 20, 2014 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent C John Hester to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
September 30, 2014 C John Hester elected free agency.
May 31, 2014 Salt Lake Bees activated C John Hester from the 7-day disabled list.
May 15, 2014 Salt Lake Bees placed C John Hester on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 14, 2014. groin injury
March 12, 2014 C John Hester assigned to Los Angeles Angels.
March 8, 2014 Los Angeles Angels sent C John Hester outright to Salt Lake Bees.
September 9, 2013 Los Angeles Angels recalled C John Hester from Salt Lake Bees.
March 30, 2013 Los Angeles Angels optioned John Hester to Salt Lake Bees.
September 1, 2012 Los Angeles Angels recalled John Hester from Salt Lake Bees.
July 28, 2012 Los Angeles Angels optioned John Hester to Salt Lake Bees.
May 11, 2012 Los Angeles Angels selected the contract of John Hester from Salt Lake Bees.
April 23, 2012 John Hester assigned to Salt Lake Bees from Los Angeles Angels.
April 22, 2012 Los Angeles Angels signed free agent John Hester.
April 21, 2012 Los Angeles Angels signed free agent John Hester.
April 20, 2012 Norfolk Tides released C John Hester.
January 30, 2012 Baltimore Orioles invited non-roster C John Hester to spring training.
May 2, 2011 Norfolk Tides activated C John Hester.
April 30, 2011 Arizona Diamondbacks traded John Hester to Baltimore Orioles.
March 21, 2011 Arizona Diamondbacks sent John Hester outright to Reno Aces.
March 13, 2011 Arizona Diamondbacks optioned John Hester to Reno Aces.
October 23, 2010 C John Hester assigned to Gigantes del Cibao.
July 31, 2010 Arizona Diamondbacks recalled John Hester from Reno Aces.
June 12, 2010 Arizona Diamondbacks optioned John Hester to Reno Aces.
April 11, 2010 Arizona Diamondbacks recalled John Hester from Reno Aces.
April 3, 2010 Arizona Diamondbacks optioned John Hester to Reno Aces.
August 28, 2009 Arizona Diamondbacks selected the contract of John Hester from Reno Aces.
April 9, 2009 John Hester assigned to Reno Aces from Mobile BayBears.
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John Hester Awards and Honors

John Hester  17 C

John Hester
  • Full Name: John Graves Hester
  • Born: September 14, 1983
  • Age: 31
  • Birthplace: Atlanta, GA
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 235
  • 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.