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 Encyclopedia: Ernie Banks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 25 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, United States, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests that serves as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in North America, the display of baseball-related...
He was born in Dallas, Texas, signed with the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro American League in 1950 and broke into the major leagues in 1953 with the Chicago Cubs as their first fl player.
In baseball statistics, a run batted in (RBI) is given to a batter for each run scored as the result of a batters plate appearance.
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 The Blogger Who Helped to Dislodge Dan Rather   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Johnson was no fan of George W. Bush, and ridiculed the president on his site.But the September 11 attacks changed all that.
Johnson who, copying the forgery from a PDF file CBS posted on its Web site, retyped the memo using Microsoft Word’s standard settings, and found that his version was identical in every detail to the one Dan Rather claimed had been typed on a manual typewriter some three decades earlier.
Johnson writes scathingly about the mainstream media, which he refers to by the derisory acronym “MSM.” He regularly castigates what might be termed the Guardian worldview abroad, and lashes out frequently at “al-Reuters” and other news services for their anti-American biases.
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 Charles Johnson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Charles Johnson, 18th century Democratic-Republican politician from North Carolina
Charles Johnson, a key founder of the Flat Earth Society
Charles "The Electrifying Mojo" Johnson, a Chicago radio DJ This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title.
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 Fantasy Baseball Profile - Charles Johnson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Johnson was granted a temporary leave of absence from the team to attend to a personal matter.
Johnson was not in the lineup last night due to a sore thumb.
Charles Johnson's cast was removed today and he should be on a therapy program for the next 10 days.
www.letsplay2.com /baseball/profile.cfm?playerId=1589&allNews=1   (995 words)

 Charles Johnson - Fantasy Baseball Cafe 2004
After all, the man has 10 wins (a third of the struggling Diamondbacks’ total), 139 strikeouts in 124.1 innings pitched, a 2.90 ERA and a WHIP of 0.86 this season, and happens to be one of the most dominating pitchers in the history of the game.
In Johnson’s case, for example, Arizona’s front office has been brushing off all speculation that their ace might be headed to New York, Boston (i.e.
Back in the year 2000, we were all in love with Charles Johnson, who joined the elite fantasy catchers by smashing 31 round-trippers while hitting over.300 for the Orioles and White Sox.
www.fantasybaseballcafe.com /2004/sleepers_johnson.php   (579 words)

 Catching Three No-Hitters | BaseballLibrary.com
Charles Johnson (FLA-N) caught his third career no hitter on Saturday night, May 12, 2001, (tossed by A.J. Burnett in a 3-0 win over SD-N).
Johnson became the 15th catcher since 1875 to accomplish this feat.
Johnson's third no hitter, all with Florida, is the first since Alan Ashby caught his 3rd in 1986 while with HOU-N. Johnson's other two no hitters caught were with Al Leiter in 1996 and Kevin Brown in 1997.
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Mamie Johnson, the daughter of Gentry Harrison and Della Belton Havelow, was born on September 27, 1935, in Ridgeway, South Carolina.
The baseball was a rock wrapped in heavy twine and held together with gaffer tape.
She married Charles Johnson, had a son and pursued a nursing career after returning to North Carolina AandT complete the degree she beganin New York.
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 Charles Johnson Baseball Statistics by Baseball Almanac
Charles Johnson was born on Tuesday, July 20, 1971, in Fort Pierce, Florida.
Johnson was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 6, 1994, with the Florida Marlins.
His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Charles Johnson baseball statistics page.
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 Times-News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
They were between 9 and 12 when he was teaching them the art of baseball, and most still live in the area.
Johnson retired in the mid-1990s after 37 years at Lorillard Tobacco Co. in Greensboro.
Charles Johnson said he ended his coaching after his sons, Ronnie and Ricky Johnson, graduated.
www.thetimesnews.com /2002/02-08/02-08-05/news-2.html   (409 words)

 8 Chosen For Induction Into UM Athletic Hall of Fame :: 2001 Class consists of Besselink, Copeland, Hutchison, Johnson, ...
Charles Johnson was a three-year letterman for the Hurricanes from 1990-92 and a first-team All-American by The Sporting News in his final season.
Johnson played with the Marlins from 1994 through 1998, before a trade sent him to the Los Angeles Dodgers during that 1998 season.
Johnson returned home as the top free agent acquisition of the Marlins during the 2001 offseason.
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 Boston.com / Sports / Baseball / Walker, Johnson turn down trades   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Johnson learned of the trade after Colorado's game against the Dodgers on Thursday night and took his time before making a decision.
Colorado also had become dissatisfied with Johnson's defense this season and was looking to find more playing time for J.D. Closser, considered the team's catcher of the future.
Johnson, 33, is hitting.258 with 11 homers and 41 RBIs this season.
www.boston.com /sports/baseball/articles/2004/07/31/walker_johnson_turn_down_trades?mode=PF   (573 words)

 Minor League Baseball: News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Charles Johnson also became the first player in Sea Dogs history to hit a home run over the Hadlock Field scoreboard.
Charles Johnson was named to both Baseball America's and USA Today's Minor League All-Star teams in 1994.
Johnson received his first taste of the big leagues when he was called up for four games in 1994.
www.minorleaguebaseball.com /app/news/article.jsp?ymd=20050826&content_id=23401&vkey=pr_milb&fext=.jsp   (809 words)

 First Pitch Guests :: Charles Johnson
On Sunday, February 11th 2002 the University of Miami retired the jersey of former catcher Charles Johnson.
Johnson was the Hurricanes starting catcher for three seasons in 1990-1992.
From nearby Ft. Pierce, Johnson was an All-American for the orange and green, as well as being selected a finalist for the Golden Spikes Award in 1991.
hurricanesports.collegesports.com /sports/m-basebl/stats/021402aab.html?pic=12   (147 words)

 Baseball Bits   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Deion's back, Charles Johnson complains about players breaking wind, and the Chicago Cubs are in first place.
Randy Johnson spent spring training nailing pigeons with his fastball, now he's striking out pretty much everyone.
Florida Marlins catcher, Charles Johnson, reveals to the world that one of the biggest hazards of being a catcher isn't catching fastballs and blocking the plate - it's hitters farting in the batter's box.
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 Walter Johnson | BaseballLibrary.com
Johnson relieves Bob Groom at the end of the 9th, and pitches 10 innings of scoreless relief.
Johnson is presented with a silver cup filled with 10-dollar bills ($674) and returns the favor with a 3—2 win over Detroit, his 24th win of the year.
A rattled Johnson then allows four runs in the first inning, two runs on a 2-run homer by George Burns, and another four through the 6th inning to lose (he will be 17—2 at home this year).
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/J/Johnson_Walter.stm   (11327 words)

 Charles Johnson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Charles Johnson is the last remaining player remaining on the squad from the memorable 1997 World Series Championship season.
Even more shocking was the trading of Charles Johnson to the Chicago White Sox shortly after the historic season.
Johnson was drafted in 1989, 10th overall selection, but turned down the opportunity with the Montreal Expos.
iml.jou.ufl.edu /projects/Spring01/Melba/cjohnson.html   (146 words)

 Johnny Bench | The BASEBALL Page
His dream was to become a major league baseball player and his father encouraged him to play catcher.
Bench’s father Ted was a good athlete who played baseball in the service, and like his future Hall of Fame son, he was a catcher.
Elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in January 1989, Bench was selected as the greatest catcher in baseball history by The Sporting News in 1998.
www.thebaseballpage.com /past/pp/benchjohnny   (1543 words)

 Florida Marlins News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
For now, the Marlins are taking a wait-and-see approach, allowing Johnson to fully test his limits before making a roster decision.
Johnson was hurt in a collision running the bases on March 5 against Montreal.
Marlins catcher Charles Johnson batted off a tee and engaged in some light throwing Tuesday, but it's unclear whether he'll be ready for Opening Day.
www.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/fla/news/fla_news_story.jsp?article_id=fla_20020326_notebook_news&team_id=fla   (701 words)

 Charles Edward Johnson ( - ) Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
Charles Maurice Detmold and Edward Julius, Falcon, 1904
Ed and Stacia Johnson are featured in the International Library of Photography in several upcoming editions, and have their work featured on several web sites.
A progenitor of pop art and a major force in the development of mail art, especially through the activities of his New York Correspondence School, Johnson was a potent and influential presence in the art world from the 1950s through the 1990s.
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 ESPN.com: MLB - Essential Baseball Library
It was essentially the first of the oral-history genre and remains the best, a wonderful portrait of baseball in the first 20 years of this century as told by the men who were there.
The funny thing is that pro baseball took one look at that personality and decided it needed to be beaten out of him.
Marc Okkonen's Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century and Paul Dickson's Dickson Baseball Dictionary are both essential reference works, and they're both more fun than they have a right to be.
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 thedailytimes.com - Pastor with a unique perspective   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Johnson was named Writer of the Year by the American Agricultural Editors Association.
Johnson has had several job offers since leaving Farm Journal, but his feet are firmly planted in Townsend.
Johnson takes his own photographs for the magazine articles he writes, and he also had some of his photos used in a recent ag video.
www.thedailytimes.com /sited/story/html/38131   (1074 words)

 CNNSI.com -- Baseball -- Charles Johnson News
The Florida Marlins have traded Johnson, Preston Wilson, Vic Darensbourg and Pablo Ozuna to the Colorado Rockies in exchange for Mike Hampton and Juan Pierre.
Johnson was absent from the Marlins' starting lineup on Tuesday because of a sore left thumb.
Johnson left Thursday's game against the Cardinals after fouling a ball off his left foot in the fourth inning.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /baseball/mlb/players/3054/latest_news.html   (269 words)

 Cal Ripken Jr. | The BASEBALL Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
On June 14, 1996, Ripken played in his 2,216th consecutive game in a 6-1 win at Kansas City, setting a new consecutive games "world record." The previous mark of 2,215 was held by third baseman Sachio Kinugasa, who played with the Hiroshima Carp in Japan's Central League.
He was one of the most respected and loved baseball figures of the 1980s and 1990s.
On June 19, 2001 he announced he would retire at the end of the season, citing his desire to work with youth and be with his family.
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 Rays to Trade for Charles Johnson? - Baseball Fever
Now that Johnson has backed off a demand for a contract extension if he's traded away from the Rockies, the Devil Rays may still be interested in trading for him, the Tampa Tribune reports.
According to the report, the Rays explored the possibility of a trade for Johnson earlier in the offseason, but were unable to overcome the obstacles of a $1 million "trade bonus" and Johnson's demand of a contract extension for the 2006 season.
If the deal happens (remember, Johnson has a no-trade clause, so it's not a done deal by any means), Johnson would likely start the season backing up Toby Hall at Tampa Bay.
www.baseball-fever.com /showthread.php?t=23762   (176 words)

 Sporting News, The: Finally, the Dodgers aren't the only game in town - Los Angeles Dodgers and the Los Angeles Angels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
They took a stand with superstar catcher Mike Piazza last spring because they were unwilling to push the limits of baseball's salary structure, then traded him for a player of far less value (Gary Sheffield) who already was earning $10 million per year.
They also acquired one of the best defensive catchers in baseball (Charles Johnson) in the Piazza trade, but Los Angeles recently traded him along with an outfield prospect in a three-team deal for a veteran catcher (Todd Hundley) who is coming off a serious arm injury.
Baseball officials are still grumbling about the $105 million that the Dodgers gave to pitcher Kevin Brown.
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 Amazon.com: Walter Johnson: Baseball's Big Train: Books: Henry W. Thomas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Johnson was a towering figure in the first quarter of the baseball century.
Johnson publicly acknowledged that he had treated both sides badly and had put himself in a "humiliating position." It's not the sort of honesty we're going to see from today's athlete.
His "per inning" stats over a 5 year prime are comparable to Johnson's, but he won't give you the innings, so his value to a team is limited by the amount of innings you can use him.
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 Articles - Charles Johnson (baseball)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
(born July 20, 1971 in Fort Pierce, Florida) is a Major League Baseball catcher who plays with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays (2005-current).
Previously, Johnson played for the Florida Marlins (1994-1998, 2001), Los Angeles Dodgers (1998), Baltimore Orioles (1999-2000), Chicago White Sox (2000), and Colorado Rockies (2003-2004).
In a 11-season career, Johnson is a.246 hitter with 167 home runs and 565 RBI in 1169 games.
www.worldhammock.com /articles/Charles_Johnson_(baseball)   (92 words)

 ESPN.com: Charles Johnson Player Card
Johnson has never made adjustments with the bat.
He throws decently, but he snaps at pitches, stealing strikes from his pitchers, and doesn't move behind the plate, a problem in Colorado because of the young pitchers with hard sinkers.
Four-time Gold Glove winner Charles Johnson requested a leave of absence from the Tampa Bay Devil Rays on Wednesday to handle a personal matter.
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 Sports: Ex-Rays manager McRae to join NL champs as coach
After Tuesday, the Rays will have a better idea of which free agents to pursue based on what players are offered arbitration by their teams and require draft-pick compensation.
The Rockies are willing to pay $8.25-million of Johnson's $9-million salary but don't want to pay a $1-million bonus he gets for being traded.
Johnson, who has a limited no-trade clause, has yet to give his approval for the deal.
www.sptimes.com /2004/12/06/Sports/Ex_Rays_manager_McRae.shtml   (662 words)

 Charles Johnson | BaseballLibrary.com
Johnson expected to stay off the DL from sptimes.com (4/26/05)
Johnson hits a 3—run home run in Florida's 6—run 1st inning to atone for his miscue.
They then swap Johnson to the Orioles for P Armando Benitez.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/J/Johnson_Charles.stm   (764 words)

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