Randy Johnson (1989 – Topps #647)

Randall David “Randy” Johnson (the Big Unit) was a tall left-handed pitcher, who pitched for 6 teams (mostly for the Seattle Mariners and Arizona Diamondbacks) during his 22-year MLB career. With Seattle he was a 5 time All-Star, as well as an AL Cy Young winner (1995). At Arizona he won 4 consecutive NL Cy Young Awards, (1999 – ’02), was the MVP of the 2001 World Series Champion Diamondbacks, and a Triple Crown winner (most wins, strike outs, and lowest ERA) in 2002. He also was a 5 time NL All-Star. He pitched a no-hitter for Seattle (1990) and a perfect game (2004) for the Diamondbacks. He is second, only to Nolan Ryan, in Career Strikeouts with 4,875 to 5,714. Randy Johnson was inducted into the National Baseball Hall Of Fame in 2015.

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One response to “Randy Johnson (1989 – Topps #647)

  1. In my opinion, Randy Johnson was as “top-shelf” as you could find of all MLB pitchers and whenever he took the mound, he was heavily favored to win the game he started! As good as any ever in my opinion. You have an unbelievable baseball card collection here my buddy! It is “unbelievable!” Best to you—Pete Goddard 8/4/16


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