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GOOD NEWS : he has  been selected a finalist for the 2024 Ford Frick Award.

On Wednesday, the Baseball Hall of Fame announced the ten nominees for the 2024 Ford C. Frick Award, and former Atlanta Braves broadcaster is among them for the second year in a row. The award winner will be announced on December 6 at the Winter Meetings in Nashville and honored at the Awards Presentation on July 20 during Hall of Fame Weekend in Cooperstown.

Johnson was a Braves broadcaster for 35 years, from 1962 to 1991, then again from 1995 to 1999. He pitched in the major leagues for nine years, winning the World Series with the Braves in 1957.

Joe Buck, Joe Castiglione, Gary Cohen, Jacques Doucet, Tom Hamilton, Ken Korach, Mike Krukow, Duane Kiper, and Dan Shulman are the other contenders.

Twelve live Frick prize recipients, as well as three broadcast historians and columnists, will vote for the 2024 prize.

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