Ryan Lavarnway is professional catcher who has played in the Major Leagues for the Boston Red Sox, Baltimore Orioles, and Atlanta Braves.
Lavarnway attended Yale University where he studied philosophy and played baseball for the Yale Bulldogs.
In 2007-2008 he set multiple single season records, and also became the Ivy League's all-time leader in home runs.
Lavarnway was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 6th round of the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft.
Two-time Boston Red Sox Minor League Offensive Player of the Year Lavarnway made his Major League debut with the Boston Red Sox on August 18, 2011.
In 2013, Lavarnway earned a World Series title and ring. Notably influencing the outcome during a key game in the September playoff race where he started as catcher, hitting two home runs and four RBIs in an essential victory over the Baltimore Orioles.
Lavarnway was a key member of Team Israel in the World Baseball Classic is 2016 and 2017.
Coming July 2017