Jim Johnson Is The Name Of Someone Who Was In The 2012 All-Star Game, Obviously

Now, look, I totally knew who Jim Johnson was when he came into the 2012 All-Star Game and threw a scoreless inning, and no doubt you did, too. But not everyone can be so well-informed as us. So if, say, that less-informed person wanted to know more about Jim Johnson, who everyone like us already knows is a member of the Baltimore Orioles' bullpen who is currently leading the major leagues in saves, they could learn that:

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  • He orders a grande skinny vanilla latte every day at Starbucks, according to this article. Which, you and I both know what a grande skinny vanilla latte is, already, but maybe not everybody does.
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  • He's got a stereotypical Cardinals-starter body and skill-set--tall, thick, and reliant on a sinker that produces a lot of ground balls and very few strikeouts. In fact, he was a starter all the way through the minors before emerging as a reliable reliever for the Orioles in 2008.
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  • He threw this crazy pitch, which Carson Cistulli was kind enough to GIF for the rest of the world.
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These are all things that every right-thinking baseball fan, even the ones who spend most of their time watching National League baseball, obviously knew already, obviously. But maybe someone didn't.
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