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John Lackey

John Derran Lackey (born October 23, 1978) is an American professional baseball pitcher with the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball. Lackey was born in Abilene, Texas. Before Lackey was in high school, he played at Dixie Little League in Abilene. Lackey attended Abilene High School (Abilene, Texas) (the Eagles), and was a letterman in football, basketball, and baseball. In baseball, he was a two-time first team All-District honoree and as a senior, he was also an All-State selection. He played one season of baseball at the University of Texas at Arlington, playing first base and sometimes moonlighting as a reliever. In 1999, he played on the Junior College World Series champion Grayson County College team in Denison, Texas, where he posted a 10-3 record with a 4.23 ERA. In the 1999 Major League Baseball Draft, he was drafted in the second round (68th overall) by the Anaheim Angels.

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Red Sox Pitcher John Lackey -- Divorce Is Final

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Red Sox pitcher John Lackey's divorce from wife Krista is finally official ... TMZ has learned. As TMZ first reported, Lackey filed for divorce back in August while Krista was battling breast… READ MORE >

Red Sox Pitcher John Lackey Divorcing Wife Battling Cancer

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Divorcing Wife Battling Cancer

Boston Red Sox pitcher John Lackey has filed to divorce his wife, Krista ... who is in the middle of battling breast cancer. Lackey filed on August 30, according to court docs in Texas, claiming… READ MORE >

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