Davey Johnson

Davey Johnson autograph
Birthdate 01/30/1943
Death Date
Debut Year 1965
Year of Induction
Teams Braves, Cubs, Dodgers, Mets, Nationals, Orioles, Phillies, Reds
Positions First Base, Manager, Second Base

As a player, Davey Johnson was a 4-time All Star and 2-time World Champ; as a skipper he won it all in 1986 and was Manager of the Year twice. 

In the collection:

Davey Johnson's lineup card from 9/24/89 as Mets skipper

Davey Johnson's lineup card from 9/24/89 as Mets skipper

Davey Johnson’s Hall of Fame case relies on his 17 years as manager with the Mets, Reds, Orioles, Dodgers, and Nationals. Remembered for his 1986 World Series title in New York, Johnson’s teams won 1,372 games while posting a .562 winning percentage. In the collection is this lineup card
Davey Johnson 1971 MLBPA signed endorsement questionnaire

Davey Johnson 1971 MLBPA signed endorsement questionnaire

The Major League Baseball Players Association sent out questionnaires like this one to its players to determine what endorsements each man had. Today’s players compliment their baseball salary with off field endorsement but that wasn’t always the case. This document filled out by Davey
Closeup of 1971 Davey Johnson signature on MLBPA endorsement questionnaire

Closeup of 1971 Davey Johnson signature on MLBPA endorsement questionnaire

Shown here is the closeup of Davey Johnson’s signature at the bottom of the 1971 MLBPA endorsement questionnaire. Johnson’s autograph is penned above his handwritten notation of the first team he played for, the Baltimore Orioles. After the season, the Orioles sent him to the
Davey Johnson 1973 MLBPA signed endorsement questionnaire

Davey Johnson 1973 MLBPA signed endorsement questionnaire

In the collection is another MLBPA endorsement questionnaire filled and and signed by Davey Johnson. This one is from 1973, his first season with the Atlanta Braves and his finest individual season. That year Johnson set career highs in hits, runs, homers, and runs batted in. By hitting 43 homers, J
Closeup of 1973 Davey Johnson signature on MLBPA endorsement questionnaire

Closeup of 1973 Davey Johnson signature on MLBPA endorsement questionnaire

At the bottom of the 1973 MLBPA endorsement questionnaire, Davey Johnson has signed his name and written, “Atlanta Braves”. To the left of that, Johnson has dated the document, “July 14, 1973”. Johnson played 13 years for the Orioles, Braves, Phillies and Cubs amassing

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