David Allen "Davey" Johnson (born January 30, 1943 in Orlando, Florida) is an American Major League Baseball (MLB) player and current manager of the Washington Nationals.
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He served as the manager for the New York Mets from 1984-1990. He lead the team to their second world series win in 1986 against the Baltimore Orioles in the 1986 World Series. He replaced Frank Howard. He was replaced by Bud Harrelson.
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- Becoming the final batter of the 1969 World Series playing with the Baltimore Orioles. He flew out to Center Field making the Mets win their first World Series.
- He is still the winningest manager in Mets history.
- Inducted to the Mets Hall of Fame on August 1.
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