Ten fun facts about Randy Johnson


Fact 1
A left-handed pitcher, Johnson played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for 22 seasons.

Fact 2
The 6-foot-10-inch (2.08 m) Johnson was known for having one of the most dominant fastballs in the game.

Fact 3
He won the Cy Young Award five times, second only to Roger Clemens’s’ seven.


Fact 4
He pitched two no-hitters, the second of which was the 17th perfect game in baseball history.

Fact 5
By the time Johnson entered Livermore High School, he was a star in baseball and basketball.

Fact 6
Throughout much of his career, Johnson held the title of tallest player in MLB history.

Fact 7
Johnson guest starred in The Simpsons episode "Bart Has Two Mommies", which aired on March 19, 2006.

Fact 8
Johnson appeared in the movie Little Big League, playing himself.

Fact 9
Since retiring from baseball, Johnson has pursued a second career as a photographer.

Fact 10
Johnson was among the most feared pitchers in baseball because of his dominant pitching arsenal (fastball, slider), augmented by his intimidating appearance (height, wild mullet hairstyle and mustache), and his angry, energetic demeanor on the mound.


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