Jim Johnson
  1. General
  2. Awards
  3. Career Stats
  • Born: November 3, 1945 in Muskegon, MI USA
  • Weight: 175 lbs.
  • Height: 5'11"
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: L
  • Debut: April 13, 1970
  • Final Game: April 18, 1970
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Jim Johnson played the first half of his career with the Baltimore Orioles, and in 2012 and 2013, he would lead the American League in Saves.  An All-Star in 2012, Johnson finished seventh in Cy Young voting and was also the Rolaids Relief Award winner.  Johnson finished first in Win Probability Added that season.

He would continue his career with stints in Oakland, Detroit, Atlanta (twice), Los Angeles, and the Los Angeles Angels.  Johnson retired with 160 Saves.

The Bullet Points

  • Country of Origin: Johnson City, New York, U.S.A.
  • Eligible In: Monday, 01 January 2024
  • Position: Pitcher
  • Played For: Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Tigers, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Los Angeles Dodgers, Oakland Athletics
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    All-Star (2012)               

    Rolaids Relief Man Award (1) (AL) (2012)

    Most Saves (2) (AL) (2012 & 2013)

    Most Games Finished (1) (AL) (2013)

    Highest Win Probability Added (1) (AL) (2012)

    World Series Rings (None)
  • Other Points of Note:

    Top Ten Cy Young Finishes:

    (AL: 2012, 7th)

    2 Top Ten Finishes (Games Pitched)

    4 Top Ten Finishes (Saves)

    4 Top Ten Finishes (Games Finished)

    1 Top Ten Finish (Win Probability Added)
  • Notable All Time Rankings: 66. Saves: 178
    99. Games Finished: 324

Should Jim Johnson be in the Hall of Fame?

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