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  Johnny Callison - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John Wesley Callison (born March 12, 1939 in Qualls, Oklahoma) is a former American Major League Baseball right fielder.
Also in 1964, Callison and Richie Allen led the Phillies to the brink of the World Series before a calamatous downfall in the last two weeks of the season.
Callison was a career.264 hitter with 226 home runs, 840 RBI, 926 runs, 1757 hits, 351 doubles, 89 triples, and 74 stolen bases in 1866 games.
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 Johnny Callison
Johnny had a cannon for an arm, wheels for legs, and a powerful swing.
Johnny Callison became a fan-favorite during his ten years with the Phils.
Johnny was a 4-time All-Star who led the National League in doubles once, triples twice, and hit over 20 home runs 4 years in a row, including back-to-back seasons of over 30.
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 Johnny Callison Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac
J ohnny Callison was born on Sunday, March 12, 1939, in Qualls, Oklahoma.
Callison was 20 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 9, 1958, with the Chicago White Sox, and his Major League Baseball stats for every season he played, along with his career totals are on this page.
J ohnny Callison's 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 Johnny Callison baseball statistics page.
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 Callison: MVP season went up in smoke in '64 (phillyBurbs.com)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Callison knows panicking, saw it first hand in 1964 as the right fielder on the most ignominious of all Phillies teams.
Thirty-nine years ago today, Callison, his teammates and his manager, Gene Mauch, stepped off an airplane at Philadelphia International Airport, arriving from Los Angeles with 12 games left in their season and holding a 6 1/2-game lead in the National League.
Callison contracted a virus that left him so weak that, in one memorable scene, he lined a single, asked for a warmup jacket once he reached first, and had to have Cardinals first baseman Bill White button it for him.
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 Johnny Callison -1964 All-Star MVP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Johnny Callison's three-run home run off Boston's Dick Radatz in the bottom of the ninth inning to win the 1964 All-Star Game at Shea Stadium 7-4 on July 7 is the signature All-Star moment in Phillies history.
Callison sat on the bench while Walter Alston used a Hall of Fame-bound outfield of Willie Mays, Roberto Clemente and Billy Williams.
Callison has overcome failing health a few years ago and is enjoying retirement.
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 PhillyBaseballNews.com: Alumni Profile: Johnny Callison
In 1962, Callison finally started to show both the power and some ability to hit for a higher average when he clubbed 23 homeruns and hit.300 on the season.
At the end of his career, Callison had hit a total of 226 homeruns and finished as a career.264 hitter.
Two years later, Callison was traded to the Yankees and his career ended during the ’73 season when he was released, hitting just.176.
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 The Johnny Callison Story   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
It's a complete reliving of the 1964 season, which was my favorite even though we lost.
Callison is not your typical baseball 'fact' or 'stats' book.
It is a truly marvelous story of a pre-million dollar contract player and his rise from poverty to MVP.
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 Player Profile: Johnny Callison   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
diamondfans.com notes : Callison was a solid all around player for the Phillies throughout the 60s.
He wasn't a very big man (at 5' 10''), but put up respectable power numbers, hitting over 20 homers for four straight years (1962-65), and driving in over 100 runs twice.
All-in-all, Callison was a fine player from one of baseball's greatest eras.
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 Johnny Callison | BaseballLibrary.com
In the 1964 All-Star Game, he hit a dramatic homer with two on and two out in the ninth off Dick Radatz to give the NL a 7-4 victory.
Callison also hit a game-winning home run in last night's 2—1 win over Milwaukee.
Callison adds a walk and a throw from RF to catcher Dalrymple in the 4th that nips a runner.
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 September Swoon by William C. Kashatus, Introduction
Johnny Callison was the other half of the Phillies’ slugging tandem, and the fan favorite.
Johnny Callison, who stopped by to visit with Allen, suggested that they taunt Thomas for his poor showing at the plate during the previous night’s game against the Giants.
But to underscore Allen’s problems with the fans, Harrison also wrote, that Johnny Callison, the white fans’ hero, was only an “average player” who “can’t live up to the press he receives.” In doing so, he undermined a growing friendship between the two players.
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 1964 Phillies - Johnny Callison   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
New York - Shea Stadium - Johnny Callison's tie-breaking homer with two mates aboard capped a four-run ninth-inning rally and carried the National League to a 7-4 triumph over the American League in baseball's thirty-fifth All-Star Classic here today.
Callison's long base bomb squared the midseason carnival of the game's super stars at 17 victories apiece plus one tie.
Earlier in the game, Billy Williams of the Cubs and Ken Boyer of the Cardinals each hit solo home runs and Cardinal shortstop Dick Groat doubled in a run in the bottom of the 5th to give the NL a 3-1 lead.
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 Rotman Auction #128   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Johnny signed on the sweet-spot in Blue pen, he signed "Johnny 'Double Perfect' Vander Meer" and added "6/11/38 & 6/15/38." A tad light, but easily legible.
Johnny signed on the sweet-spot in Blue pen, adding "55 WS MVP." There are 2 faint smudges on the ball (not ink).
All signed in bold Blue pen, the Podres signature is just a tad smudged in the center and rates (8 of 10), while the other 2 rate a solid (9/10 of 10).
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 Baseball Tips and News johnny callison signing baseballs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
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 Rob Neyer
The problem for Klein is that once you get past those five best seasons -- and by the way, for all five players those five seasons were consecutive -- Callison and Cravath have big edges.
Really, the case for Callison is so compelling that I'm surprised, now, to find just how compelling it is. He contributed in two other seasons, giving him an entire decade as a worthwhile player for the Phillies.
But Johnny Callison's the greatest right fielder in Phillies history.
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 The Williams-Santo Cubs: 1970-1973 -- The Hardball Times
Callison, while for many years an outstanding defensive outfielder, was by this point in his career no longer capable of handling center; Callison in right field was good for the Cubs, but he didn’t address their primary problem.
Callison’s presence would prompt the Cubs to shift 33-year-old Jim Hickman, their second-half-1969 power-hitting surprise, to center field.
The Cubs were second in the league in runs scored, and while their raw numbers should be understood in the context of an excellent hitters’ park in an unusually high-scoring season, there’s no reason to doubt that this was a formidable offense.
www.hardballtimes.com /main/article/the-williams-santo-cubs-1970-1973   (3743 words)

 The Sporting News: Baseball History of the MLB All-Star game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Johnny Callison hits a three-run, game-winning homer in the bottom of the ninth.
The NL's dramatic ninth-inning burst, like the AL's in 1941, was capped by a three-run homer, this one by Johnny Callison.
Next up was Callison, who sent Radatz's first pitch into the upper right-field stands for a three-run homer.
www.sportingnews.com /features/allstar/1964.html   (231 words)

 1959 White Sox | Forum | John Callison   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
I remember (10 then in 1959) as a Little Leaguer and a baseball card collector that Johnny Callison was supposed to be a great future star player.
Johnny Callison didnt become one of the all time greats but from about 1963-1967 he played at close to All-Star caliber, with about 30 hr and from 90-100 RBI per year.
He ended up playing about 15 years in the major leagues so he certainly had a quality career.
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 1964 Philadelphia Phillies
The fans flocked to 21st and Lehigh to see Johnny Callison, Tony Gonzalez, Chris Short and Wes Covington.
Chuck Brodsky, a popular folk singer and Philly native, immortalized him in his "Letters in the Dirt" song, which thanks his father for allowing him his heroes and echos the sentiments of true Philly fans of the 60's.
Callison rose to the occasion with a ninth inning game winning three run homer for the National League.
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 September Swoon: Richie Allen, the '64 Phillies, and Racial Integration by William C. Kashatus - Your Baseball Store ...
Up by 6 1/2 games with just 12 left to play in the 1964 season, they appeared to have clinched their first pennant in more than a decade.
Outfielder Johnny Callison narrowly missed being the National League MVP.
Johnny Callison was my hero and it seemed that 1964 was all going our way from the June 21st perfect game by Jim Bunning, to Callison's walk-off 3-run homer to end the All Star game to the six-game lead that the Phillies held in the NL before losing ten of their last twelve games.
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 Vietnam Helicopter insignia and artifacts - 3rd Squadron   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Ace was responsible for a number of the troops unique traditions with roots stemming from the Prarie days of the Cav.
Don Callison in personal tropical uniform (left) and Uncle Sam's tropical uniform (right).
Don Callison comments -"The Spooks were the Grandpas of the Warwagons.
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 SABR :|| Online Bulletin | SABR Bookshelf - Sept/Oct 2002
It covers Johnny Callison’s All-Star game-winning home run, the trades of Duke Snider and Lou Brock, Fred Hutchinson’s battle with cancer and other interesting facts about that season.
Special attention is given to the final weeks of the season when the Phillies collapsed with a six and a half game lead and twelve games to go, while battling it out with the Cardinals and the Reds.
Matches included Johnny Bench and Dale Murphy, Craig Biggio and Tim Raines, David Justice and Fred McGriff, and hank Aaron and Willie Mays.
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 Philadelphia Phillies (1883-Present)
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The Phillies would make more magic in Shea that summer when Johnny Callison won the All-Star Game with a walk off Home Run.
The Phillies looked unstoppable as their lead for the NL Pennant grew though out the summer.
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 eBay - topps johnny ..., Cards, Autographs-Original, Trading Cards items at low prices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
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 Fire Brand of the American League: October 2004 Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Johnny Pesky will tell you he over used him terribly, but the role of the relief pitcher was in the embryonic stages of its evolution.
Johnny Damon had a lead-off homerun, and Trot Nixon doubled home two runs in the third.
Johnny Damon saw 45 pitches in the first two games and swung and missed only twice.
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 Johnny Callison's Teammates | BaseballLibrary.com
Notes : This list is intended as a fun starting point to see whose career paths intersected with Johnny Callison's.
It's not meant to serve as a comprehensive list, since teammates without a BaseballLibrary.com page are omitted.
Also, since our data doesn't cover exactly when certain players were called up or traded during a given season, there may be some players here who played on the same team as Johnny Callison during a season but never actually played with him.
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 Philadelphia Athletics Historical Society: Philadelphia Baseball Conference 2001: Baseball Conference A Triumph!
The highlight of the conference was the appearance of six members of the ill-fated, yet still beloved, 1964 Philadelphia Phillies: Dick Allen, Jack Baldschun, Johnny Briggs, Johnny Callison, Dallas Green and Art Mahaffey.
The players reminisced in a panel discussion about that fateful year when the team appeared to have the National League Pennant clinched, only to lose ten games in a row at the end of the season and wind up in second place.
While waiting for the conference to begin, the former Phillies of 1964 had a chance to relive that memorable September, L-R, Dallas Green, Johnny Callison, Dick Allen, Johnny Briggs, Jack Baldshun and Art Mahaffey.
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