|Date of Birth||9/17/1993|
2017 -- Havird comes to Traverse City after completing his senior season at Ohio State University with a 6-4 record and a 3.73 ERA. He had 61 strikeouts while walking only 16 in 94 innings pitched.
As a junior, he went 4-0 with a 3.58 ERA in 27.2 innings pitched and helped Ohio State take home the Big Ten Championship title. Before his time as a Buckeye, John went to Mesa CC going 15-8 in 2 seasons, leading them to the 2014 NJCAA national championship, throwing five scoreless innings in the title game. He struck out 128 in his first two seasons, hurling 174.1 innings. In two varsity seasons at Red Mountain High School in Mesa, AZ, he went 6-2 with a 3.19 ERA, posting 67 strikeouts.
Personal: Havird hometown is Mesa, AZ. His proud parents are Michael and Laurie Havird.