Davey Johnson named NL Manager of the Year
Congrats, Davey. Now, time to finish that unfinished business before riding off into the sunset. Wonder if Davey called Jim Riggleman yet to thank him for quitting back in 2011?
(Screencap of Davey Johnson via MLB Network)
Here's the official release from the Nationals:
NATIONALS DAVEY JOHNSON NAMEDNL MANAGER OF THE YEAR BY BBWAAJOHNSON EARNS TOP MANAGERIAL AWARD 15 YEARS AFTER CLAIMING AL VERSION IN ‘97 Washington Nationals field manager Davey Johnson tonight was named National League Manager of the Year by the Baseball Writers Association of America. In 2012, Johnson’s first full season as Nationals skipper, he led Washington to an MLB-leading 98 wins, an NL East title and DC’s first postseason berth in 79 years. The Nationals either led the NL East or shared its top spot for all but 10 days this season, and by season’s end, owned the best run differential (+137) in MLB. Along the way