John Joseph Murphy (July 14, 1908 – January 14, 1970) was an All-Star American right-handed relief pitcher in Major League Baseball (1932, 1934–43, 1946–47) who later became a front office executive in the game.
New York Mets
Murphy served as a coach with the New York Mets as a coach in 1967. From 1968-1969 he served as the GM for the team replacing Bing Devine. Before being GM he was rising to become vice president (which he served as from '65-'69) until Devine returned to the Cardinals. He was replaced by Bob Scheffing as GM and vice president. He replaced Joan Whitney Payson.
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