Tim Johnson is in his second season with the Diablos. The 2013 season will be Johnson’s 47th year in professional baseball, a career that has seen him reach the major leagues as both a player and manager.. He was a shortstop for the Milwaukee Brewers and Toronto Blue Jays from 1973 until 1979.
Following his playing career, Johnson coached in the big leagues for the Montreal Expos and Boston Red Sox. In 1998, he got his first big league managerial position as skipper of the Toronto Blue Jays. The club prospered under his leadership with an 88-74 record and continues to be the club’s best record since their World Championship season of 1993. Johnson has also managed twelve years in the Mexican Winter League. He has had five of his teams reach the finals.