Lance Johnson was a starting outfielder for the '84 Erie club, hitting an astounding .339 to lead the team. In
71 games, Johnson had 96 hits and swiped 29 bases, also team highs.
Lance made the big show and stayed in the majors for 14 seasons, seeing action with St. Louis, the Chicago White
Sox, New York Mets, Cubs, and Yankees.
Johnson's finest season came in 1996 with the Mets when he batted .333 with 227 hits, 31 doubles, 21 triples, 69 RBI,
and 50 stolen bases. Lance appeared in one World Series game, with St. Louis, in the '87 Series.
Lance was out of professional baseball after the 2001 season, and currently lives with his wife in Alabama.