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Darrell Johnson, who managed the Boston Red Sox in the 1975 World Series, died on May 3, 2004 in Fairfield, Calif. He was 75. According to reports, he died from leukemia.
He became manager of the Red Sox in 1974, but was replaced 86 games into the
1976 season by Don Zimmer. He Was hired in 1977 to serve as the manager for
the expansion team in Seattle and he managed that team into the 1980 season.
His last managing job in the majors came in 1982 with Texas when he was