Retired baseball pitcher most widely known as an associate from the California Angels and LA Dodgers. He was a four-time All-Star and gained Golden Glove honours in 1974 and 1975. He was created in Toms River, NJ and was chosen with the California Angels within the 1996 amateur draft. He’s appreciated for his function in the well-known “Seitz decision” of 1975, which eventually helped to effect a result of free company as baseball supporters understand it today. He was created John Alexander Messersmith. His kid, Jason Frank, performed quarterback at Servite SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL. He and then-Braves pitcher Phil Niekro linked for the best amount of wins by any Country wide League pitcher within the 1974 season.