Keith Johnson

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Keith Johnson

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Biographical Information[edit]

Through 2016, Keith Johnson is the oldest player ever to make his major league debut on his birthday.

After seven season as a minor league manager in the organization of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, from 2008 to 2014, he was named to a position of roving minor league infield instructor in 2015. The Angels promoted him to the major league staff on July 17 in the role of player information coach. He returned to managing in 2016. Johnson again was promoted from AAA manager to the big league Angels' coaching staff on August 6, 2018, staying until the end of the season only. He was scheduled to be the inaugural manager of the Wichita Wind Surge in 2020 before the season was cancelled due to Covid-19.

In addition to managing in the Angel's organization, he managed the Salt River Rafters of the Arizona Fall League in 2019.

Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
2008 Cedar Rapids Kernels Midwest League 72-66 6th (t) Los Angeles Angels Lost in 2nd round
2009 Rancho Cucamonga Quakes California League 61-79 7th (t) Los Angeles Angels Lost in 2nd round
2010 Rancho Cucamonga Quakes California League 78-62 2nd Los Angeles Angels Lost League Finals
2011 Salt Lake Bees Pacific Coast League 62-82 16th Los Angeles Angels
2012 Salt Lake Bees Pacific Coast League 73-71 10th Los Angeles Angels
2013 Salt Lake Bees Pacific Coast League 78-66 4th Los Angeles Angels Lost League Finals
2014 Salt Lake Bees Pacific Coast League 60-84 15th Los Angeles Angels
2016 Salt Lake Bees Pacific Coast League 63-79 15th Los Angeles Angels
2017 Salt Lake Bees Pacific Coast League 72-70 7th Los Angeles Angels
2018 Salt Lake Bees Pacific Coast League 60-52 -- Los Angeles Angels -- replaced by Eric Chavez on August 5
2019 New Orleans Baby Cakes Pacific Coast League 73-65 6th Miami Marlins

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