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Sunday June 16th 2024


Nick Johnson Blasts Open Yankee Stadium and His Own Season

the ring ceremony, nail-biting finish, and return of Godzilla, there was one other noteworthy occurrence at Yankee Stadium yesterday afternoon: the emergence of Nick Johnson.

When the Yankees embraced Hideki Matsui in a goosebump-inducing moment for Yankee fans, it finally set in—Matsui is no longer the Yankees DH.

No, instead of Matsui, the Yankees penciled the oft-injured Nick Johnson to fill Matsui's void of designated hitter this past offseason.

Johnson's second tour of duty in pinstripes had yet to truly take off the way he had most likely envisioned.

Coming into the home opener, Johnson was a derisory 3-for-22, although, his on-base percentage was still a respectable .367.

That changed in ...

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