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Randy Johnson Retires: Short Stint in San Francisco Will Always Be Remembered

Published by on January 6, 2010
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Randy Johnson, 46, finally called it a career after 22 seasons.

Now five Cy Youngs, 10 All-Star appearances, 303 wins, and 4,875 strikeouts (second all-time) not only make this career remarkable, but memorable as well for all baseball fans and other Major League players who were able to witness this lefty pitch. 

Now all of these great accomplishments are great to talk about and will be on Johnson's Hall of Fame plaque in Cooperstown, but I want to just focus on what Johnson brought to the 2009 San Francisco Giants.

When Randy Johnson signed with the Giants during the offseason, not many fans knew what to expect. Here was a 45-year-old, injury-prone left-hander who was coming to a team that was built a...

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