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John Stewart

John David Stewart, Jr. is a Major League Baseball scout for the Atlanta Braves.

Stewart a lifelong resident of Granville, New York, was a baseball player for Granville Central Jr.-Sr. High School, where he graduated from in 1982. In 1980, Stewart, a sophomore, was the number one pitcher on a team that won a Class D State Championship. The number two pitcher received a Division I free ride scholarship, and the number three pitcher received a scholarship to Florida Southern College.

Stewart was offered a minor league contract from the Chicago Cubs upon graduating high school, but opted to attend Georgia Tech. While at Georgia Tech, Stewart team win a national championship.

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