John William Johnstone
Positions: Outfielder and Pinch Hitter
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 175 lb.
Born: November 20, 1945 in Manchester, CT High School: Edgewood HS (West Covina, CA) by the Signed Los Angeles Angels as an amateur free agent in 1963.
( All Transactions) Debut: July 30, 1966 (Age 20)
vs. CLE 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Phillies/Angels/WhiteSox/Cubs/Dodgers/... 1966-1985 Agents: John Boggs [*] Final Game: October 6, 1985 (Age 39)
vs. CIN 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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