Roy Johnson (johnsro01)
Roy J. Johnson
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 185 lb.
- Debut August 7, 1918
- Final Game September 2, 1918
- Born October 1, 1895 in Madill, OK USA
- Died January 10, 1986 in Scottsdale, AZ USA
Roy "Hardrock" Johnson pitched 50 innings for the 1918 Philadelphia Athletics.
Wikipedia's article on Johnson says he was given the name "Hardrock" as a manager because of the tough way his teams played. Some sources spell it as "Hard Rock".
He managed several teams, including at Catalina, where he also lived for several years.
He is one of three major leaguers with the name "Roy Johnson".
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1928||Bisbee Bees||Arizona State League||37-31||2nd||none||none|
|1929||Bisbee Bees||Arizona State League||60-30||1st||none||Lost League Finals|
|1930||Bisbee Bees||Arizona State League||60-45||1st||none||League Champs|
|1931||Bisbee Bees||Arizona-Texas League||63-68||4th||none||Lost League Finals|
|1932||Bisbee Bees||Arizona-Texas League||50-49||2nd||none||League disbanded July 24|
|1934||Ponca City Angels||Western Association||73-61||2nd||Chicago Cubs||Lost League Finals|
|1940||Tulsa Oilers||Texas League||76-82||5th||Chicago Cubs|
|1941||Tulsa Oilers||Texas League||86-66||2nd||Chicago Cubs||Lost League Finals|
|1942||Tulsa Oilers||Texas League||76-75||6th||Chicago Cubs|
|1943||Lockport Cubs||PONY League||65-45||1st||Chicago Cubs||Lost in 1st round|
|1944||Chicago Cubs||National League||0-1||--||Chicago Cubs||interim between Jimmie Wilson (1-9) and Charlie Grimm on May 3|