2015 Topps Chris Johnson 283 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾
My favorite players on the Braves aren’t always among the best players on the team, and my least favorite are rarely the worst. Chris Johnson is one of my least favorite players in the history of the franchise, and he was pretty damned awful. The great irony of this card is showing Johnson making a play on defense. His range at third consisted of one step to the left and falling, or one step to the right and falling.
That said, he did not have a bad year at all in 2013. It has to rank among the biggest fluke seasons in the game’s history.
The highlight of his Braves career? Terry Pendleton going after him in the Braves dugout. When comparing the list of great Braves third basemen, Johnson ranks slightly behind TP. That’s sarcasm.