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THE SAD CASE OF THE ANGELS’ ONLY BATTING CHAMPION, PART 2 0

THE SAD CASE OF THE ANGELS’ ONLY BATTING CHAMPION, PART 2

THE SAD CASE OF THE ANGELS’ ONLY BATTING CHAMPION-Read Part I “Last year, when I won the batting championship on the last day,” Alex Johnson explained to a reporter, “the guys shook my hand, but...

THE SAD CASE OF THE ANGELS’ ONLY BATTING CHAMPION, PART I 0

THE SAD CASE OF THE ANGELS’ ONLY BATTING CHAMPION, PART I

After finalizing a deal in November of 1969 for Cincinnati Reds left fielder Alex Johnson, Angels general manager Dick Walsh announced he was “elated to get a hitter of Johnson’s caliber.”  The Halos had...