American baseball playerDied when: 74 years 311 days (898 months)
Star Sign: Scorpio
John William Johnstone Jr. (November 20, 1945 – September 26, 2020) was an American professional baseball player and television sports announcer.He played in Major League Baseball as an outfielder from 1966 to 1985 for the California Angels, Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics, Philadelphia Phillies, New York Yankees, San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers, and Chicago Cubs.
Johnstone was a member of two World Series teams with the Yankees in 1978 and the Dodgers in 1981.He was known as a versatile outfielder with a good sense of humor, known for keeping clubhouses loose with pranks and gimmicks.
He later served as a radio color commentator for the Yankees (1989–1990) and Phillies (1992–1993), and wrote books about his career.