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Johnson's Red Sox lost classic Series in '75

Updated: May 5, 2004, 3:22 AM ET
Associated Press

BOSTON -- Darrell Johnson, who managed the Boston Red Sox to the 1975 World Series and was the first manager of the expansion Seattle Mariners two years later, has died at age 75.

Johnson died Monday of leukemia at his home in Fairfield, Calif., the Red Sox announced.

"He was easygoing. We played well under him," said Bill Lee, the starting pitcher in Game 7 of the 1975 World Series won by Cincinnati. "He was a very knowledgeable baseball guy. He handled players well. He was ...

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