Howard (Hojo) Johnson announced as the National Hitting Director for Frozen Ropes
January 4, 2010
Publication Date: January 4, 2010
New York Mets Hitting Coach and former Major League All-Star Howard "Hojo" Johnson joins Frozen Ropes as the National Hitting Director.
Hojo will be visiting Frozen Ropes locations to keep FR staff updated on the latest teaching techniques for hitting and offering personal video analysis and instruction to amateur players across the world.
Howard Johnson played 14 years in the major leagues for the New York Mets, Detroit Tigers, Colorado Rockies and Chicago Cubs. He had a lifetime batting average of .249 with 228 home runs, 247 doubles, 22 triples, 760 runs scored and 760 RBI's in his major league career. He was a member of the 1984 Detroit Tigers and 1986 New York Mets championship teams. He was a 2-time N.L. all-star in 1989 and 1991. In 1989 he led the league in runs (104) and in 1991 in RBI's (117) and homeruns (38).