After making 57 starts for the Orioles over parts of three seasons, arm trouble found Johnson as he was fighting for another big league chance with Detroit. His comet of a Major League career ended in 1993, at age 33. But he was far from done, all those dues paid into a baseball life that, three decades later, is still ongoing.
David Wayne Johnson (born October 24, 1959) is an American former professional baseball pitcher who spent five seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) with the Pittsburgh Pirates ( 1987 ), Baltimore Orioles ( 1989 – 1991) and Detroit Tigers ( 1993 ). He has been a baseball analyst with the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN) and the Orioles Radio Network since 2006.
David Allen Johnson (born January 30, 1943) is an American former professional baseball player and manager. He played as a second baseman from 1965 through 1978, most notably as a member of the Baltimore Orioles dynasty that won four American League pennants and two World Series championships between 1966 and 1971.
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- October 24, 1959
1.56. Fullname: David Charles Johnson. Born: 10/04/1948 in Abilene, TX. Draft: 1967, Baltimore Orioles, Round: 5, Overall Pick: 99. High School: O.H. Cooper, Abilene, TX. Debut: 7/02/1974. Follow mlb. Year.
Feb 12, 2016 · Former Orioles pitcher Dave Johnson joined Ed and Steve to talk about Orioles possibly signing pitcher Yovani Gallardo and outfielder Dexter Fowler.
David Wayne Johnson was a Major League Baseball player who pitched for the Pittsburgh Pirates ( 1987 ), Baltimore Orioles ( 1989 - 1991 ), and Detroit Tigers ( 1993 ).