Bob Johnson (catcher)

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Bob Johnson
Catcher
Born: (1959-07-31) July 31, 1959 (age 55)
Dallas, Texas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 1, 1981 for the Texas Rangers
Last MLB appearance
October 1, 1983 for the Texas Rangers
Career statistics
Batting average .197
Runs 24
Hits 49
Teams

Bobby Earl Johnson (born July 31, 1959 in Dallas, Texas) is a retired Major League Baseball catcher. He played during three seasons at the major league level for the Texas Rangers. He was drafted by the Rangers in the 9th round of the 1977 amateur draft. Johnson played his first professional season with their Rookie league Gulf Coast Rangers in 1977, and his last season with the New York Yankees' Class A-Advanced Fort Lauderdale Yankees and Triple-A Columbus Clippers in 1985.

A graduate of Kimball High School in Dallas,[1] Johnson is the nephew of Hall of Fame infielder Ernie Banks.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Extra Innings." The Dallas Morning News, 20 June 1977.