(Davey Johnson as seen on TV during his introductory press conference. Screen grab of TV/MASN.)
And so, the Davey Johnson Era begins with a press conference in Anaheim.
Question: "Davey, can the Nationals make the playoffs this year."
Davey: "Most definitely."
Translation? F*%k Yeah.
Another notable quote: Why he wants Pat Corrales to be his bench coach?
"Because (he's) older than me, and I won't be the oldest guy on the staff."
Davey's thoughts on managing today's players vs. players 10, 15 years ago?
"It's no different. Probably the only difference now is they have a chef now in the clubhouse."
And so the Davey Johnson Era begins...
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