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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, United States
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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Register 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
1982 21 -7.8 DET AL MLB DET 54 173 155 23 49 5 0 4 14 7 4 16 30 .316 .384 .426 .810 66 3 1 1 0 1
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
1983 22 -6.8 DET AL MLB DET 27 74 66 11 14 0 0 3 5 0 0 7 10 .212 .297 .348 .646 23 1 1 0 0 0
1984 23 -5.7 DET AL MLB DET 116 402 355 43 88 14 1 12 50 10 6 40 67 .248 .324 .394 .718 140 6 1 4 2 1
1985 24 -4.7 NYM NL MLB NYM 126 428 389 38 94 18 4 11 46 6 4 34 78 .242 .300 .393 .693 153 6 0 1 4 10
1986 25 -3.5 NYM NL MLB NYM 88 253 220 30 54 14 0 10 39 8 1 31 64 .245 .341 .445 .787 98 2 1 1 0 8
1987 26 -2.2 NYM NL MLB NYM 157 645 554 93 147 22 1 36 99 32 10 83 113 .265 .364 .504 .868 279 8 5 0 3 18
1988 27 -1.1 NYM NL MLB NYM 148 594 495 85 114 21 1 24 68 23 7 86 104 .230 .343 .422 .765 209 6 3 2 8 25
1989 28 -0.4 NYM NL MLB NYM 153 655 571 104 164 41 3 36 101 41 8 77 126 .287 .369 .559 .928 319 4 1 0 6 8
1990 29 0.7 NYM NL MLB NYM 154 668 590 89 144 37 3 23 90 34 8 69 100 .244 .319 .434 .753 256 7 0 0 9 12
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
1991 30 1.6 NYM NL MLB NYM 156 658 564 108 146 34 4 38 117 30 16 78 120 .259 .342 .535 .877 302 4 1 0 15 12
1992 31 2.8 NYM NL MLB NYM 100 410 350 48 78 19 0 7 43 22 5 55 79 .223 .329 .337 .666 118 7 2 0 3 5
1993 32 4.0 NYM NL MLB NYM 72 280 235 32 56 8 2 7 26 6 4 43 43 .238 .354 .379 .732 89 3 0 0 2 3
1994 33 4.7 COL NL MLB COL 93 269 227 30 48 10 2 10 40 11 3 39 73 .211 .323 .405 .729 92 2 0 0 3 2
1995 34 5.8 CHC NL MLB CHC 87 206 169 26 33 4 1 7 22 1 1 34 46 .195 .330 .355 .685 60 2 1 0 2 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
MLB (14 seasons) MLB 1531 5715 4940 760 1229 247 22 228 760 231 77 692 1053 .249 .340 .446 .786 2204 61 17 9 57 105
Minors (5 seasons) Minors 501 2119 1793 287 490 82 18 58 268 103 33 267 317 .273 .367 .436 .803 782 10 28 21 11
All Levels (18 Seasons) 2034 7839 6737 1047 1719 329 40 286 1028 334 110 960 1370 .255 .347 .443 .790 2986 61 27 37 78 116
A (2 seasons) Minors 262 1107 930 132 242 37 7 13 118 49 13 142 160 .260 .360 .357 .717 332 8 19 8
AAA (2 seasons) Minors 101 436 375 71 118 17 4 23 67 35 10 50 64 .315 .393 .565 .958 212 2 3 6 5
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1979 18 Lakeland FLOR A DET 3B 98 260 86 150 24 7 .908 2.41
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
1980 19 Lakeland FLOR A DET 3B 130 387 110 264 13 21 .966 2.88
1980 19 Lakeland FLOR A DET SS 2 5 0 5 0 0 1.000 2.50
1981 20 Birmingham SOUL AA DET 3B 138 347 103 218 26 16 .925 2.33
1982 21 Evansville AA AAA DET 3B 82 209 48 139 22 19 .895 2.28
1982 21 Evansville AA AAA DET OF 23 22 21 0 1 0 .955 0.91
1982 21 DET AL MLB DET 3B 33 239.0 71 25 39 7 6 .901 2.41 1.94
1982 21 DET AL MLB DET CF 1
1982 21 DET AL MLB DET LF 3
1982 21 DET AL MLB DET OF 9 53.0 12 11 1 0 0 1.000 2.04 1.33
1982 21 DET AL MLB DET RF 5
1983 22 Evansville AA AAA DET 3B 3 14 1 11 2 2 .857 4.00
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1983 22 DET AL MLB DET 3B 21 130.0 47 10 30 7 2 .851 2.77 1.90
1984 23 DET AL MLB DET 1B 1 3.0 1 1 0 0 1 1.000 3.00 1.00
1984 23 DET AL MLB DET 3B 108 809.0 213 58 143 12 16 .944 2.24 1.86
1984 23 DET AL MLB DET CF 1
1984 23 DET AL MLB DET LF 1
1984 23 DET AL MLB DET OF 1 4.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.25 1.00
1984 23 DET AL MLB DET SS 9 24.0 12 3 7 2 4 .833 3.75 1.11
1985 24 NYM NL MLB NYM 3B 113 884.0 253 67 171 15 21 .941 2.42 2.11
1985 24 NYM NL MLB NYM LF 1
1985 24 NYM NL MLB NYM OF 1 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1985 24 NYM NL MLB NYM SS 7 47.0 33 11 19 3 6 .909 5.74 4.29
1986 25 NYM NL MLB NYM 3B 45 303.0 103 22 71 10 10 .903 2.76 2.07
1986 25 NYM NL MLB NYM LF 1
1986 25 NYM NL MLB NYM OF 1 9.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 2.00
1986 25 NYM NL MLB NYM SS 34 198.0 103 28 65 10 14 .903 4.23 2.74
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1987 26 NYM NL MLB NYM 3B 140 1144.0 338 82 235 21 15 .938 2.49 2.26
1987 26 NYM NL MLB NYM LF 2
1987 26 NYM NL MLB NYM OF 2 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1987 26 NYM NL MLB NYM SS 38 226.0 111 36 70 5 12 .955 4.22 2.79
1988 27 NYM NL MLB NYM 3B 131 980.0 265 65 187 13 16 .951 2.31 1.92
1988 27 NYM NL MLB NYM SS 52 296.0 137 45 87 5 21 .964 4.01 2.54
1989 28 NYM NL MLB NYM 3B 143 1140.0 267 63 180 24 15 .910 1.92 1.70
1989 28 NYM NL MLB NYM SS 31 180.0 71 34 37 0 7 1.000 3.55 2.29
1990 29 NYM NL MLB NYM 3B 92 772.0 231 52 159 20 11 .913 2.46 2.29
1990 29 NYM NL MLB NYM SS 73 563.0 282 98 176 8 28 .972 4.38 3.75
1991 30 NYM NL MLB NYM 3B 104 878.0 246 55 173 18 11 .927 2.34 2.19
1991 30 NYM NL MLB NYM OF 30 273.0 66 61 3 2 0 .970 2.11 2.13
1991 30 NYM NL MLB NYM RF 30
1991 30 NYM NL MLB NYM SS 28 218.0 144 45 88 11 15 .924 5.49 4.75
1992 31 NYM NL MLB NYM CF 84
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1992 31 NYM NL MLB NYM LF 16
1992 31 NYM NL MLB NYM OF 98 841.0 213 206 3 4 0 .981 2.24 2.13
1992 31 NYM NL MLB NYM RF 1
1993 32 NYM NL MLB NYM 3B 67 571.0 198 52 135 11 11 .944 2.95 2.79
1994 33 COL NL MLB COL 1B 1 9.0 9 8 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 9.00
1994 33 COL NL MLB COL LF 62
1994 33 COL NL MLB COL OF 62 433.0 94 90 2 2 0 .979 1.91 1.48
1995 34 CHC NL MLB CHC 1B 3 14.0 16 15 1 0 3 1.000 10.29 5.33
1995 34 CHC NL MLB CHC 2B 8 30.0 18 7 9 2 2 .889 4.80 2.00
1995 34 CHC NL MLB CHC 3B 34 246.0 68 10 53 5 4 .926 2.30 1.85
1995 34 CHC NL MLB CHC LF 13
1995 34 CHC NL MLB CHC OF 13 67.0 12 12 0 0 0 1.000 1.61 0.92
1995 34 CHC NL MLB CHC SS 1 3.0 3 1 2 0 1 1.000 9.00 3.00
MLB (3 seasons) MLB 1B 5 26.0 26 24 2 0 4 1.000 9.00 5.20
MLB (12 seasons) MLB 3B 1031 8096.0 2300 561 1576 163 138 .929 2.38 2.07
MLB (3 seasons) MLB CF 86
MLB (8 seasons) MLB LF 99
MLB (9 seasons) MLB OF 217 1687.0 400 383 9 8 0 .980 2.09 1.81
MLB (3 seasons) MLB RF 36
MLB (9 seasons) MLB SS 273 1755.0 896 301 551 44 108 .951 4.37 3.12
Minors (5 seasons) Minors 3B 451 1217 348 782 87 65 .929 2.51
Minors (2 seasons) Minors OF 25 28 27 0 1 0 .964 1.08
Minors (2 seasons) Minors SS 31 145 38 95 12 14 .917 4.29
All Levels (3 Seasons) 1B 5 26.0 26 24 2 0 4 1.000 9.00 5.20
All Levels (15 Seasons) 3B 1482 8096.0 3517 909 2358 250 203 .929 2.38 2.20
All Levels (3 Seasons) CF 86
All Levels (8 Seasons) LF 99
All Levels (10 Seasons) OF 242 1687.0 428 410 9 9 0 .979 2.09 1.73
All Levels (3 Seasons) RF 36
All Levels (11 Seasons) SS 304 1755.0 1041 339 646 56 122 .946 4.37 3.24
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

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