Dan Johnson, the journeyman first baseman, works on his knuckleball as Jesse Kitsch looks on during a practice with the Bridgeport Bluefish in Bridgeport, Conn., May 7, 2016. Johnson has some memorable clutch hits on his resume, but to extend his major league career, he’s turning to the knuckler, a pitch he as tinkered with since childhood.
Dan Johnson, the journeyman first baseman, works on his knuckleball as Jesse Kitsch looks on during a practice with the Bridgeport Bluefish in Bridgeport, Conn., May 7, 2016. Johnson has some memorable clutch hits on his resume, but to extend his major league career, he’s turning to the knuckler, a pitch he as tinkered with since childhood. JESSICA HILL NYT
Dan Johnson, the journeyman first baseman, works on his knuckleball as Jesse Kitsch looks on during a practice with the Bridgeport Bluefish in Bridgeport, Conn., May 7, 2016. Johnson has some memorable clutch hits on his resume, but to extend his major league career, he’s turning to the knuckler, a pitch he as tinkered with since childhood. JESSICA HILL NYT

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