Randy Johnson


Primary Teams:  Seattle Mariners / Arizona Dbacks
Year Inducted: 2015
Community Service/Charity:  

  • Does USO tours and called out the USO in his HOF induction speech
  • Has participated in over 40 USO events
  • From Yankees team information (2005) To date, he has personally donated more than
    $300,000 to charities and organizations and, now as a Yankee, he continues to pledge
    $1,000 per victory and $100 per strikeout to be distributed in the tri‐state area of New
    York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Through his contract with Nike, Randy has donated
    over 3,500 pairs of footwear to underprivileged kids. His work with the Cystic Fibrosis
    Foundation, in Seattle and Arizona, has risen over $1‐million through various efforts
    including his own annual golf tournament. And, he is also involved in the Make‐A‐Wish
    Foundation and the Salvation Army.

An ardent supporter of the U.S. military, Johnson has taken several international trips
with the USO to visit troops while also supporting initiatives to fight homelessness and
befriending local Arizona youths with life‐threatening medical issues. Randy Johnson
Field, which he helped fund, is located at 16th St. & Jefferson in the shadows of Chase
Field.

Note: the USO visits began in 2009 and continue to current https://www.uso.org/stories/143‐baseball‐legend‐randy‐johnson‐puts‐service‐membersin‐the‐spotlight
2017: https://www.stripes.com/news/baseball‐great‐randy‐johnson‐draws‐big‐crowdsat‐uso‐tour‐in‐germany‐1.489959