4/22/1938 - 11/1/2016
Remembering the life, death and Major League Baseball legacy of John Orsino
John Orsino, a former Major League Baseball catcher, died Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016, in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, following a long illness, according to The Associated Press. He was 78.
Orsino played seven seasons in the big leagues, beginning with the San Francisco Giants in 1961. That season, he was part of a record-setting game against the Cincinnati Reds. On Aug. 23, 1961, five Giants homered in the top of the ninth inning to beat the hometown Reds 14-0. Orsino hit the last homer, a...