Ernie Johnson Essentials
Bats: R Throws: R
Height: 75 Weight: 190
Born: Monday, June 16, 1924 in Brattleboro, VT USA
Died: 8 12 2011 in Cumming, GA USA
Last Game: 9/12/1959
Full Name: Ernest Thorwald Johnson
On Dec. 23, 1958, pitcher Ernie Johnson is officially released by the Braves and signs a free agent contract with the Baltimore Orioles. Johnson had been with the Braves in Boston and Milwaukee since 1950 and had success, mostly as a reliever. However in 1958, he was rarely used and struggled with an ERA of 8.10. He retired after the 1959 season and went on to enjoy a long career as an Atlanta Braves broadcaster.