Alex Johnson

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Birthday
7, 1942
Birthplace
Helena, AR
Death Date
Feb 28, 2015 (72)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
7, 1942
Birthplace
Helena, AR
Death Date
Feb 28, 2015 (72)

About

Left fielder who played for eight teams from 1964 to 1976, debuting with the Philadelphia Phillies, and ending his career with the Detroit Tigers.

Before Fame

He was a star football player in high school, but turned down a football scholarship from Michigan State so that he could sign with the Phillies.

Trivia

In 1970, while playing for the California Angels, he was both the AL Batting Champion, and an All-Star selection.

Family Life

He married Julia Augusta in 1963, and they had two children together before their divorce at the end of his career.

Associated With

As a kid, he played sandlot baseball with Willie Horton.