Stan Johnson

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Stan Johnson
Outfielder
Born: (1937-02-12)February 12, 1937
Dallas, Texas
Died: April 17, 2012(2012-04-17) (aged 75)
San Francisco, California
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 18, 1960 for the Chicago White Sox
Last MLB appearance
June 13, 1961 for the Kansas City Athletics
Career statistics
Batting average .111
Home runs 1
Runs batted in 1
Teams

Stanley Lucius Johnson (February 12, 1937 – April 17, 2012) was a professional baseball outfielder. He played parts of two seasons in Major League Baseball, 1960 for the Chicago White Sox and 1961 for the Kansas City Athletics. After playing several seasons in the minors, Johnson played the 1969 season in Nippon Professional Baseball for the Taiyo Whales.

Johnson graduated in 1956 from Galileo High School in San Francisco. After playing baseball for one year at San Francisco City College, he received a baseball scholarship to the University of San Francisco. After one season he was drafted by the Boston Red Sox. He was married to Jacqueline Miles for 51 years, from February 12, 1961 until his death. [1]

Death[edit]

Johnson died on April 17, 2012 at the age of 75 after a five-year battle with Parkinson's Disease.[1] He is survived by his wife, Jacqueline Miles-Johnson of Daly City, CA., sister Barbara Bass of Palo Alto, CA, daughter Stacey Randolph of Missouri City, Tx, son Stanley Johnson, Jr. of San Francisco and three granddaughters.

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ a b "SFGate – Stanley Johnson obituary". The San Francisco Chronicle.