Davey Johnson

  • Birth Name: David Allen Johnson
  • Birth Place: Orlando, Florida, United States
  • Profession: Baseball player, baseball manager

Fast Facts

  • In 1953 Orlando, Florida, was the spring-training bat boy for the Washington Senators.
  • Played baseball for the Baltimore Orioles (1965-72), the Atlanta Braves (1973-75), the Philadelphia Phillies (1977-78) and the Chicago Cubs (1978).
  • Only man to have been a teammate of both Hank Aaron and Sadaharu Oh.
  • Managed the New York Mets (1984-90), the Cincinnati Reds (1993-95), the Baltimore Orioles (1996-97), the Los Angeles Dodgers (1999-2000) and the Washington Nationals (2011-13).
  • Was a four-time All-Star, from 1968 to '70 and in 1973.
  • Was a Gold Glove winner three times, from 1969 to '71.
  • Won a World Series with the Mets in 1986.
  • Became manager of USA Baseball in 2005.
  • Has a pilot's license and a real-estate license.


  • Dawn — Daughter
  • Andrea Lyn — Daughter
  • Mary Nan — Ex-wife
  • David Johnson Jr. — Son
  • Susan Allen Johnson — Wife


  • Attended Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States; attended Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States; Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, United States (BS in Mathematics)