Dan Johnson

Rob 23 Jan,2018

Facts of Dan Johnson

Birth Name
Daniel Ryan "Dan" Johnson
Famous Name
Daniel Johnson
Married to
Holly Johnson
Currently Married


Career & Net worth

Currently Club
Pericos de Puebla


Married to
Holly Johnson
Currently Married

An American professional baseball first baseman, Dan Johnson currently plays for ‘Pericos de Puebla” as a baseman and pitcher. Previously, he played for Oakland Athletics, Tampa Bay Rays, Yokohama Baystars, Chicago White Sox, Baltimore Orioles, Toronto Blue Jays, and St. Louis Cardinals.  Throughout his career, he has made 57 home runs.

Dan Johnson's Early Life and Education

Dan Johnson was born as Daniel Ryan “Dan” Johnson on August 10, 1979, in Coon Rapids, Minnesota. His father's name is Ron. Johnson belongs to white ethnicity and holds an American nationality.

After completing his primary education from Blaine High School in 1997, he joined the Butler University for his freshman year, when he was named All-Conference in the Midwestern Collegiate Conference. He then graduated from the University of Nebraska. Johnson was the member of the Cornhuskers College Series and has been honored with All-American honors.

Dan Johnson's Net Worth

In 2010, Johnson received $500,000 as a yearly salary from his former club, “Tampa Bay Rays”. As of 2018, his current market value is $354,300. Currently, he receives $325,000 as a yearly salary from “Pericos de Puebla” while average salary is estimated $1.95 million to $2.4717 million.

Johnson was paid around $507,500 as the annual salary in 2015.

Dan Johnson's Career

Johnson began his professional career joining Oakland Athletics in 2005 and his first match came on May 27, 2005. He has played three seasons for the club until 2008.

Johnson then joined the Tampa Bay Rays in 2008. His first home run came against the Boston Red Sox, tying the game. In his 2008 season for the club, he batted .192 with a .276 base percentage. After a year, he signed a one year deal with Yokohama Baystars in 2009 for $1.2 million for Central League. For the club, he batted with an average of .215 during the 2009 season.

Johnson then signed with his former club, "Tampa Bay Rays" on January 11, 2010, for  $500,000. He later hit a walk-off home run against the Boston Red Sox. In the 2010 season, his batting average rate was .198. He was named for the MLB award for his 162 appearances with the Greatness in Baseball Yearly.

Johnson then signed a minor league deal with Baltimore Orioles on August 20, 2013, before a minor league with Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees.

Dan Johnson signed with Toronto Blue Jays on November 15, 2013, after an invitation to spring training. After spending minor league contract with Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals and the Third stint with Tampa Bay, he signed a contract with Bridgeport Bluefish of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. He then appeared on the cover page of the New York Times “A Veteran Retools as a Knuckleballer” in May of 2016.

Johnson was then sent to Long Island Ducks and released in June of 2016 and signed with St. Paul Saints. He was named as a rookie status pitcher. He then signed a deal with Los Angeles Dodgers in August of 2016. After a year with the club, he signed a deal with the Mexican Baseball League club, “Pericos de Puebla" as a hitter and starting pitcher.

In the year 2017, Johnson assigned to the Bravos de Leon after releasing from Pericos de Puebla.  As a successful baseball player, he has been honored with Co-Player of the Week along with his teammate Jack Cust, MLB Award, Topps All-Star Rookie First Baseman (2005) and, 2011 Moment of the Year Award.

Besides, he is compared with an American professional baseball third baseman Evan Longoria who has a Batting average .270. 

Dan Johnson's Personal life

Johnson got married to his wife, Holly Johnson in a private ceremony.  Currently, the couple is enjoying their relaxed lifestyle with their three children, Blake born on 2008, Ellison- 2012 and Kaden- 2005.  The duo first met at the University of Nebraska. They love to keep their personal life private and currently are sharing lovely bonding together. His birth sign is Leo.

The pair is together for a long-time thus they have a solid bond of relationship and till this date, there are not any news or rumors of their divorce.


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