After a successful prep career in his hometown of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, John went on to be drafted by the Oakland Athletics. Mr. Shearer spent 4 years in the A’s organization, before a shoulder injury forced retirement from his pitching career. Upon retiring from professional baseball, John began a successful career in construction, primarily as a home builder in Pennsylvania and Southwest Florida.
John’s professional baseball experience and love of the game, in addition to over 40 years of business knowledge, make him a valued member of the Extra Innings Ft. Myers staff. John will serve as an assistant general manger.