Eau Claire Baseball Hall of Fame: Dave Johnson

Photographed May 22 and 23, 2014
Erected by Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Baseball Hall of Fame
Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin
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Dave Johnson

Dave Johnson was one of the leading Eau Claire Cavaliers players of all time.
Born in Menominie, Wis., April 24, 1979, he graduated from Eau Claire North
in 1967, where he lettered two years in baseball. He played 18 seasons
for the semipro Cavaliers, mainly at shortstop, setting career records for at-bats,
hits, doubles, runs and stolen bases. Known for his hustle and dedication,
Johnson was MVP three times on teams that compiled a 936-287 record.
He coached city youth baseball 10 yars and the city American Legion team
12 years. Johnson led five Legion teams to state, compiling a 310-171 record.
He worked for many years in operations at the Gander Mountain retail outlet
in Eau Claire.

Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Baseball Hall of Fame
Inducted 2011

The marker is located inside Carson Park, at the Eau Claire Baseball Hall of Fame, in front of the Carson Park baseball stadium, adjacent to the baseball stadium parking lot, on Carson Park Drive, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54703.

NOTE: Carson Park Drive is a big loop around the park; it's impossible to miss the baseball stadium.

Dave Johnson's marker is first on the far left.

 With the Carson Park baseball stadium in the background.

The ramp from the parking lot to the Eau Claire Baseball Hall of Fame
(visible at the top of the ramp).

The Eau Claire Baseball Hall of Fame is located at Carson Park.

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