John Henry Johnson (baseball)

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John Henry Johnson
Born: (1956-08-21)August 21, 1956
Houston, Texas
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 10, 1978, for the Oakland Athletics
Last MLB appearance
June 29, 1987, for the Milwaukee Brewers
MLB statistics
Record 26-33
ERA 3.90
Strikeouts 407
Career highlights and awards
  • 1978 Topps All-Star Rookie Team
  • Won career-high 11 games for the Oakland Athletics in 1978

John Henry Johnson (born August 21, 1956 in Houston, Texas) is a former Major League Baseball player. He was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 15th round of the 1974 amateur draft. He made his major league debut for the Oakland A's in 1978 after being acquired before the season in the trade that sent Vida Blue to the Giants.