He was a big league manager from 1989-1993, and then again in 1999.
It was his only experience as a major league manager.
Like the 24 other major league managers, they are white.
He was later a minor league manager from 1917 to 1927.
His name wasn't generally known either when he became a major league manager last September.
Even though his days as a minor league manager may seem far in the past, they are not.
He was the first major league manager to be fired this year.
He also served as a minor league manager for a few years.
Except, perhaps, the way Johnson is perceived in his second season as a major league manager.
He also became the first major league manager to manage in Japan.