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Cliff Johnson
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  • Houston, TX
  • United States
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Profile Information

P, 1B, OF
Type of hitter... Power? Average? Slap? Pull?
If you pitch, what type of pitcher are you... Power? Ground ball, Fly ball, Knuckleball?
Ground ball
I currently:
Am a Pitching Instructor, Play Slow Pitch Softball, Enjoy watching games, Am a Baseball Author
Baseball Playing Experience:
College, Independent
Baseball Coaching Experience:
Baseball Umpiring Experience
Little League
Softball Playing Experience:
USSSA, Slow Pitch
Who is your favorite hitter and why?
Pete Rose - All time leader in hits and played every game like it was his last.
Who is your favorite pitcher and why?
Nolan Ryan - country boy who didnt care what people thought or said, he just went out and pitched.
Additional Playing/Coaching Info (If applicable, include detailed info here such as - HS, College, Pro Leagues, Summer Leagues, Arm Speed, 60 Time, Catcher Pop Time, etc.):
2005 Academic All-American for Tiffin University in Ohio.

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Cliff Johnson's Blog

best catcher of all time

Posted on June 1, 2013 at 5:05pm 0 Comments

Does anyone have a legitimate argument against johnny bench being at the top of my all time catchers list?! I welcome your feedback on the article! I'm a reds fan so trying not to be a homer on this one but its tough. See my top ten at

Baseball Jargon - Stepping in the bucket

Posted on April 16, 2013 at 8:30pm 0 Comments

I've always enjoyed speaking the language of baseball with those who can relate and watching the expression on people's faces that are not close to the game and act like we are speaking a foreign language.  You can almost gauge a fellow baseball enthusiast's expertise by listening to them comment about a game you are watching or a highlight reel on ESPN.  This series will be ever evolving and updated based on feedback comments posted by fellow readers and my daily effort to be around and…


Top Ten Baseball Movies

Posted on March 27, 2013 at 11:01pm 0 Comments

Check out my Top Ten section of my Blog and let me know what you think about the baseball movies listed!

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At 10:06am on March 28, 2013, Bill Stanton said…

Cliff- Thanks for joining us at CheckSwing! I am the Founder of this baseball community and excited to have you with us. Have a great time making new connections and talking baseball. Please invite any players and coaches that you know to join us as well. Enjoy! Also, I took a look at your blog and you are a great writer!  Feel free to cut/paste your work into a CheckSwing blog and I'm sure you'll get great feedback and spark much conversation.


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