Bob Johnson

A veteran of 11 big-league seasons, Johnson broke into the majors in 1960 with the Kansas City A’s and finished his career in 1970 with the same team, which was now located in Oakland. In between, he played for the Washington Senators, Baltimore Orioles, New York Mets, Cincinnati Reds, Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals. […]

Jay Johnstone

Johnstone spent 20 years in the major leagues, breaking in with the California Angels in 1966 and finishing with 17 games with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1985. In between, he banged out 1254 hits while playing for six different teams. His best seasons probably came during a stretch with the Philadelphia Phillies in the […]

Hal Jeffcoat

A rarity in the world of baseball, Jeffcoat was both a major league pitcher and position player during his 12 years in the big leagues. He came up with the Chicago Cubs in 1948 and was the team’s starting center fielder that year. He played 134 games for the Cubs, hitting .279 with 42 RBI […]

Randy Jackson

A two-time all star for the Cubs, a knee injury derailed Jackson’s promising career which lasted from 1950-1959. Jackson hit 19 home runs with a .285 average for Chicago in 1953 and then repeated the home run feat again in 1954. That year his average dipped to .273 but his 67 RBI and 77 runs […]