The Cubs signed him, but he did not hit well in 169 at-bats, he managed just a.
Game Log. While he did not make the team, the comeback helped heal some old wounds.
Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction? Situational Statistics. It was for different reasons. For me it was just more playing time.
Just one of those things, I guess. Led Mets in runs with 104 in 1989 and with 108 in 1991. European Shop. John October 10, 2004 The main reason the Mets moved HoJo to centerfield was because he had hurt his shoulder. To me this is a crime.
Only 1-25 in playoffs, the lowest average for any Met in playoff history. With his contract completed, Johnson was a free agent, and two injury-filled unproductive seasons greatly hurt his marketability.
The 1981 season was a breakthrough year for Johnson. I remember we tied the game up.
I remember standing behind the fence watching the players leave the park after a 1992 game. The Mets trailed by two runs in the bottom of the 10th inning but rallied for a 6-5 victory to force a seventh game.
It turned out to be the last postseason appearance of his career. Used to spray the clubhouse with a toy machine gun Super Soaker.
New York Mets Came up in September and made the postseason roster based on his defense, though he did commit a throwing error in Game 6. HoJo fractures cheek, no surgery needed.
His offseason home is in Florida. The Mets are lucky to have him in the system, coaching the up and coming players.Howard Johnson In Their Own Words™
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