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Howard Johnson

Howard Michael Johnson (HoJo)

Positions: Third Baseman, Shortstop and Outfielder
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 178 lb.

Born: November 29, 1960 in Clearwater, Florida, US
High School: Clearwater HS (Clearwater, FL)
School: St. Petersburg College (St. Petersburg, FL)

Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 23rd round of the 1978 MLB June Amateur Draft from Clearwater HS (Clearwater, FL) and the Detroit Tigers in the 1st round (12th) of the 1979 MLB January Draft-Secondary Phase from St. Petersburg College (St. Petersburg, FL).

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Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1979 18 -3.2 Lakeland FLOR A DET 132 540 456 49 107 9 6 3 49 18 8 69 85 .235 .339 .300 .639 137 6 3 6
1980 19 -2.4 Lakeland FLOR A DET 130 567 474 83 135 28 1 10 69 31 5 73 75 .285 .381 .411 .793 195 2 16 2
1981 20 -3.0 Birmingham SOUL AA DET 138 576 488 84 130 28 7 22 83 19 10 75 93 .266 .360 .488 .847 238 0 6 7 6
1982 21 -4.0 Evansville AA AAA DET 98 423 366 70 116 16 4 23 67 35 9 46 62 .317 .390 .571 .962 209 2 3 6 5
1983 22 -3.6 Evansville AA AAA DET 3 13 9 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 2 .222 .462 .333 .795 3 0 0 0 0
2011 50 23.7 Rockland CAMA Ind 2 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 0 0
6 Seasons 503 2124 1797 287 490 82 18 58 268 103 33 268 317 .273 .366 .435 .802 782 10 28 21 11
Ind (1 season) Ind 2 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 0 0
A (2 seasons) A 262 1107 930 132 242 37 7 13 118 49 13 142 160 .260 .360 .357 .717 332 8 19 8
AA (1 season) AA 138 576 488 84 130 28 7 22 83 19 10 75 93 .266 .360 .488 .847 238 0 6 7 6
AAA (2 seasons) AAA 101 436 375 71 118 17 4 23 67 35 10 50 64 .315 .393 .565 .958 212 2 3 6 5
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO Rctch Rtz
1979 18 Lakeland FLOR A DET OF 2 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 3.00
1979 18 Lakeland FLOR A DET SS 29 140 38 90 12 14 .914 4.41
1979 18 Lakeland FLOR A DET 3B 98 260 86 150 24 7 .908 2.41
1980 19 Lakeland FLOR A DET SS 2 5 0 5 0 0 1.000 2.50
1980 19 Lakeland FLOR A DET 3B 130 387 110 264 13 21 .966 2.88
1981 20 Birmingham SOUL AA DET 3B 138 347 103 218 26 16 .925 2.33
1982 21 Evansville AA AAA DET OF 23 22 21 0 1 0 .955 0.91
1982 21 Evansville AA AAA DET 3B 82 209 48 139 22 19 .895 2.28
1983 22 Evansville AA AAA DET 3B 3 14 1 11 2 2 .857 4.00
5 Seasons 507 1390 413 877 100 79 .928 2.54
3B (5 seasons) 3B 451 1217 348 782 87 65 .929 2.51
OF (2 seasons) OF 25 28 27 0 1 0 .964 1.08
SS (2 seasons) SS 31 145 38 95 12 14 .917 4.29

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
2002 41 Brooklyn NYPL A- NYM 1 of 1 76 38 38 .500
1 Season 76 38 38 .500

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1979 18 Lakeland Tigers Florida State League A DET
1980 19 Lakeland Tigers Florida State League A DET
1981 20 Birmingham Barons Southern League AA DET
1982 21 Evansville Triplets American Association AAA DET
1982 21 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1982-04-14 1982-10-03
1983 22 Evansville Triplets American Association AAA DET
1983 22 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1983-04-07 1983-05-24
1984 23 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1984-04-03 1984-09-30
1985 24 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1985-04-09 1985-10-05
1986 25 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1986-04-08 1986-10-05
1987 26 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1987-04-07 1987-10-04
1988 27 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1988-04-04 1988-10-02
1989 28 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1989-04-03 1989-10-01
1990 29 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1990-04-09 1990-09-30
1991 30 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1991-04-08 1991-10-06
1992 31 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1992-04-06 1992-08-01
1993 32 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1993-04-05 1993-07-22
1994 33 Colorado Rockies National League MLB COL 1 1994-04-04 1994-08-11
1995 34 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 1995-04-30 1995-10-01
2011 50 Rockland Boulders Canadian-American Association Ind 2011-09-04 2011-09-05

Sabr ID: 33a0e6b7

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