Nationals’ Johnson changed, but love remains

June 30, 2011

Nationals’ Johnson changed, but love remains
ANAHEIM, Calif. – When Davey Johnson last put on the uniform of a major league manager, the baseball world was different. He was different – and not just in stature. The Nationals were still in Montreal, finishing fourth in the National League East as the Expos. Players hit 1.16 …
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Johnson makes Nationals debut vs Scioscia’s Angels
More than a decade ago, Davey Johnson got the job that Mike Scioscia hoped would be his someday. Scioscia never did wind up managing the Los Angeles Dodgers. Instead, he soon began a successful career in the Angels’ dugout, and he was across the field Monday night when Johnson returned as a major league manager for the first time since 2000 as skipper of the surging Washington Nationals.
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Nationals hire Johnson
Davey Johnson is the new manager of the Washington Nationals. Johnson replaces Jim Riggleman, who resigned from the position Thursday. / Getty Images Davey Johnson is poised to take over as manager of the Washington Nationals, replacing Jim Riggleman, who abruptly resigned two days earlier.
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