Fimrite, Ron
July 1971
Sports Illustrated;07/05/1971, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p12
The article presents a brief profile of baseball player Alex Johnson. The author notes that Johnson is baseball's troubled and troublesome batting champion. Because of his attitude, he has been suspended by his California Angels team for failing to give his best to win games. There were many instances that the 1970 American League batting champion was showing non-effort plays during games, including singles hit to his field becoming doubles, runners freely stealing extra bases, and his consistently low batting averages.


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