John Bannerman (Larry) McLean (July 18, 1881 - March 24, 1921) was a catcher in Major League Baseball. From 1901 through 1915, he played for the Boston Red Sox (1901), Chicago Cubs (1903), St. Louis Cardinals (1904, 1913), Cincinnati Reds (1906-1912) and New York Giants (1913-1915). McLean batted and threw right handed. He was born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.

In a 13-season career, McLean posted a .262 batting average with six home runs and 298 RBI in 862 games played.

McLean died in Boston, Massachusetts, at the age of 39, when he was shot by a bartender in a barroom brawl.

McLean is the tallest catcher ever at 6"5" in height.

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  • 1910: .298 BA, 71 RBI, 126 hits, 127 games – all career-highs

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