Ernie Johnson (johnser02)
Ernest Thorwald Johnson
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 4", Weight 195 lb.
- High School Brattleboro Union High School
- Debut April 28, 1950
- Final Game September 12, 1959
- Born June 16, 1924 in Brattleboro, VT USA
- Died August 12, 2011 in Cumming, GA USA
After his playing career, Ernie Johnson served as a television broadcaster for the Milwaukee Braves in 1962, a radio broadcaster for the Milwaukee and Atlanta Braves from 1965 to 1988, and a television broadcaster for the Atlanta Braves from 1965 to 1998.
Johnson missed the 1943-1945 seasons due to military service.
He is the father of Ernie Johnson, Jr., broadcaster for Turner Sports.
- Dana Sprague: "Ernie Johnson", in Gregory H. Wolf, ed.: Thar's Joy in Braveland: The 1957 Milwaukee Braves, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2014, pp. 92-96. ISBN 978-1933599717