Meeting Howard “HoJo” Johnson


I made a short trip to San Bernardino to meet former major league All-Star Howard Johnson. During the offseason, Howard got the gig of managing the High Desert MavericksĀ in the California League.

After waiting a short while after the game, Howard came out and signed for the few of us that were waiting for him. The New York Mets great was thrilled to see that I had a 16×20 photo of him.

H.Johnson HoJo ball HoJo photo

Facts about Howard

  • Full name is Howard Michael Johnson.
  • Nicknamed “HoJo.”
  • 2x All-Star.
  • 2x World Series champion.
  • 2x Silver Slugger Award.