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Randy Johnson


10-period MLB All-Star and 5-period Cy Youthful Award winner referred to as “THE BEST Device,” who 1st made a name for himself using the Seattle Mariners. He received the Globe Series MVP award in 2001, after leading the Az Diamondbacks for an improbable 7-game triumph over the brand new York Yankees. In 2015, he was inducted in to the Football Hall of Popularity. He was a sports activities celebrity in two different sports activities, basketball and soccer at USC. He received 303 games, documented 4,875 strikeouts and published a 3.29 Period during the period of his job which spanned from 1988 to 2009. He became a dad when his 1st daughter Samantha was created in Dec of 1994. In 2001, he was the Sports activities Illustrated Sportsmen of the entire year, an honor he distributed to teammate Curt Schilling.

Quick Facts

Full Name Randy Johnson
Date Of Birth September 10, 1963
Place Of Birth Walnut Creek, CA
Height 2.08 m
Weight 102 kg
Profession Baseball Player
Education Livermore High School, University of Southern California
Nationality American
Spouse Lisa Wiehoff
Children Willow Johnson, Alexandria Johnson, Tanner Johnson, Sammi Johnson, Heather Renee Roszel
Parents Carol Hannah Johnson, Bud Johnson
Siblings Gregg Johnson
Awards National League Cy Young Award, American League Cy Young Award, Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year, Warren Spahn Award
Nominations Best Major League Baseball Player ESPY Award
Star Sign Virgo

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1Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2015.
2Announced his retirement from MLB, after 22 major league seasons. [January 2010]
3(January 11) Signed a two-year, $32 million deal with the New York Yankees.
4Agreed to a 2-year contract extension with Arizona D-Backs worth 33 million dollars. [March 2003]
5(December 26) Signed a one-year, $8 million contract with the San Francisco Giants.
6At 6' 10", he is the second tallest person ever to play Major League Baseball (tied with former Mets pitcher Eric Hillman). White Sox and Nationals pitcher Jon Rauch at 6' 11" is the tallest.
7Career numbers as of 2005 (1988-2004, regular season only): 246 wins, 128 losses, a 3.07 ERA, 4,161 strikeouts and 2 no-hitters (the second a perfect game).
8Finished the 2004 season with a 16-14 record, a 2.60 ERA and 290 strikeouts in 35 games started. Though he was second in the NL in innings pitched and ERA and led the majors in strikeouts, he finished second in Cy Young balloting to Roger Clemens. His team, the Arizona Diamondbacks, had the worst record in Major League Baseball at 51-111.
9Fastball has been clocked as high as 102 mph.
10Made major league debut on 15 September 1988.
11His career-high in strikeouts for a single game in the American League is 19, accomplished while pitching for the Seattle Mariners in 1997.
12Pitched a perfect game for the Diamondbacks against the Atlanta Braves, 19 May 2004. At age 40, he became the oldest pitcher in the major leagues to perform this feat as well as the tallest.
13Threw Major League Baseball's 17th perfect game, retiring all 27 Atlanta Braves he faced in a 2-0 victory. [May 2004]
14In a weird twist of fate, Randy Johnson came in as a relief pitcher in game 7 of the 2001 World Series. In the 1994 movie Little Big League (1994), he came in as a relief pitcher.
15Seattle Mariners All-Time Leader in Innings Pitched (1,838 1/3).
16Seattle Mariners All-Time Strikeouts Leader (2,162).
17Seattle Mariners All-Time Leader in Shutouts (19).
18Seattle Mariners All-Time Leader in Games Started as a Pitcher (266).
19Seattle Mariners All-Time Wins Leader (130).
202001 World Series Co-MVP with Curt Schilling.
212001 Sports Illustrated co-Sportsman of the Year (shared with Diamondbacks team mate Curt Schilling).
22Threw a perfect game in his final start at Livermore High School.
23Only pitcher in MLB history to strike out 300+ hitters in 4 different seasons.
24Once an avid photographer, Randy had his work featured at Art Expo '90 in Los Angeles.
25Children: Heather Renee Roszell (b. 4 September 1989) by ex-girlfriend Lauren Roszell; Samantha (b. 28 December 1994), Tanner (b. 5 April 1996), Willow (b. 23 April 1998), and Alexandria (b. 4 December 1999) by wife Lisa.
26Has played on 5 playoff Teams, 1995 and 1997 with Seattle, 1998 with Houston, and 1999 and 2001 with Arizona.
27Played for the Montreal Expos 1988-1989, Seattle Mariners 1989-1998, Houston Astros 1998, and Arizona Diamondbacks 1999-present.
28Struck out 20 batters in a game in 2001.
29Started 3 all-star games.
30Has won 5 Cy Young awards, 1995 with Seattle, 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002 with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
31Became the first pitcher to win 5 post-season games in 1 year, including 3 in the 2001 World Series.



Little Big League1994Cameo appearance



The Players Club2012TV MovieHimself
The Simpsons2006TV SeriesHimself
History Rings True: Red Sox Opening Day Ring Ceremony2005Video documentaryHimself
Sunday Night Baseball1990-2005TV SeriesHimself - Seattle Mariners Pitcher / Himself - New York Yankees Pitcher
Live with Kelly and Michael2005TV SeriesHimself
2004 MLB All-Star Game2004TV SpecialHimself - NL Pitcher: Arizona Diamondbacks
The Jersey2002TV SeriesHimself
2002 MLB All-Star Game2002TV SpecialHimself - NL Pitcher: Arizona Diamondbacks
2001 World Series2001TV MovieHimself (Arizona Diamondbacks Starting Pitcher)
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2001TV SeriesHimself
2001 National League Championship Series2001TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Arizona Diamondbacks Pitcher
2001 MLB All-Star Game2001TV SpecialHimself
2000 MLB All-Star Game2000TV SpecialHimself - NL Starting Pitcher: Arizona Diamondbacks
1999 MLB All-Star Game1999TV SpecialHimself
1997 MLB All-Star Game1997TV SpecialHimself - AL Starting Pitcher: Seattle Mariners
My Oh My!1996DocumentaryHimself
1995 American League Championship Series1995TV SeriesHimself - Seattle Mariners Pitcher
1995 MLB All-Star Game1995TV SpecialHimself - AL Pitcher
1994 MLB All-Star Game1994TV SpecialHimself - AL Pitcher
1993 MLB All-Star Game1993TV SpecialHimself - AL Pitcher
Late Show with David Letterman2015TV SeriesHimself
Franklin & Bash2013TV SeriesHimself

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Archive Footage

30 for 302016TV Series documentaryHimself
Prime 92010-2011TV SeriesHimself
Rome Is Burning2007-2010TV SeriesHimself
DHL Presents Major League Baseball Hometown Heroes2006TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Nine Innings from Ground Zero2004TV Movie documentaryHimself

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1After a win, looks up to the sky and points up in the air, as a salute to his late father.
2His height (he is the second tallest person to ever play Major League Baseball)
3Squats on the pitcher's mound and prays before each start

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