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Sunday June 16th 2024


Randy Johnson Retires with Yankee Tenure as His Only Black Mark

Johnson is a great pitcher who should be a first ballot Hall of Famer. There is no arguing that point.

He had some of the most dominant seasons of all time and continued to be an effective starting pitcher even during the twilight of his career.

This is not how he is thought of in Yankee lore.

The two seasons Randy Johnson spent in New York were not memorable. He won 34 games, an impressive number, but still did not win the hearts of the Yankee faithful.

It started before Johnson had his first game in pinstripes. It seems that he just didn't know what he was in for when coming to New York. He quickly had an infamous confrontation with the media. Walking down the street, a cameraman approached him. 

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