Johnson spent parts of nine seasons in the majors, playing for the Montreal Expos and briefly, the San Francisco Giants, from 1981-1990. In 569 career at bats he hit .255 with five home runs. Johnson never got into more than 86 games in a season, which happened in 1988 with Montreal. That ended up being his best year, as he hit .309 in 107 at bats.
Johnson was an accomplished college player at Indiana State University. He was an academic All-American and helped ISU reach the regional round of the NCAA baseball tournament. He hit .491 as a senior for the team in 1979 and was elected to the school’s Hall of Fame in 1985.
Following his playing career he went on to be the third base coach for the Chicago White Sox.
Wallace Johnson – career stats