Ben Johnson (pitcher)

Benjamin Franklin Johnson (May 15, 1931 – May 8, 2020) was an American Major League Baseball pitcher. He pitched in parts of two seasons, 1959 and 1960, appearing in 21 games for the Chicago Cubs. He also had an extensive minor league baseball career, spanning sixteen seasons from 1949 to 1964.[1]

Ben Johnson
Pitcher
Born: (1931-05-15)May 15, 1931
Greenwood, South Carolina
Died: May 8, 2020(2020-05-08) (aged 88)
Greenwood, South Carolina
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 6, 1959, for the Chicago Cubs
Last MLB appearance
July 12, 1960, for the Chicago Cubs
MLB statistics
Win–loss record2–1
Earned run average3.59
Strikeouts15
Teams

Johnson died May 8, 2020, at his home.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ben Johnson Minor Leagues Statistics & History". baseball-reference.com. sports-reference.com. Retrieved May 12, 2020.
  2. ^ "Benjamin Franklin "Ben" Johnson, Jr. Obituary - Visitation & Funeral Information". www.blythfuneralhome.com. Retrieved May 12, 2020.

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