Johnson gets hometown reception

Originally Published: August 9, 2005
By Gary Miller | Special to ESPN.com

A vocal group of A's enthusiasts were seated just up the first-base line in section 111 of the Metrodome while Oakland won three of four in Minnesota recently. That's where dozens of family members and friends of Oakland rookie Dan Johnson, a local product, were holding fort.

According to A's traveling secretary Mickey Morabito, Johnson had to hit up his teammates for their tickets to accommodate all the requests from Coon Rapids, Minn At $34 a pop, Johnson's IRS liability for his benevolence ...

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