Johnny Johnson (baseball)

John Clifford Johnson (September 29, 1914 – June 26, 1991) was a middle-relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the New York Yankees (1944) and Chicago White Sox (1945). Listed at 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m), 182 lb., Johnson batted and threw left-handed. He was born in Belmore, Ohio.

Johnny Johnson
Born: (1914-09-29)September 29, 1914
Belmore, Ohio
Died: June 26, 1991(1991-06-26) (aged 76)
Iron Mountain, Michigan
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 19, 1944, for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
September 25, 1945, for the Chicago White Sox
MLB statistics
Win–loss record3-2
Earned run average4.20

In a two-season career, Johnson posted a 3–2 record with 49 strikeouts and a 4.20 ERA in 51 appearances, including one start, seven saves, 27 games finished, and 96 ⅓ innings.

Johnson died in Iron Mountain, Michigan, at the age of 76.

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