"Fireman" or "Grandma" or "Fordham Johnny" Murphy
Weight: 190 lbs.
Born: July 14, 1908 in New York, NY
Signed: traded by St. Paul with Jack Saltzgaver, cash, and two unknown players to be named later to the New York Yankees for a player to be named later (Jimmie Reese), June 1931
Died: January 14, 1970 in New York, NY
John was born in New York, pitched for the Yankees, worked in the Mets' front office, and died in New York. He is also a member of the New York Mets Hall of Fame, having been the architect of the 1969 World Champions as general manager. The card shown above is from the superb set featuring the stars of the 1930s called America's National Pastime, produced by a company called Big League Collectibles in 1985.
YEAR CLUB G GS
CG IP W L PCT
H R ER SO BB ShO SV ERA
This is a list of the Johnny Murphy cards that I already have in my collection. If you have any cards that are not listed here, and you are willing to donate or trade them, contact me at Rounding Third.
1975 TCMA All Time New York Yankee Team
1980 TCMA All Time N.Y. Yankees #002
1985 BLC America's National Pastime #81
1991 Conlon Collection #84
1994 Conlon Collection Burgundy #1057