Charles Johnson is the last remaining player remaining on the squad from the memorable 1997 World Series Championship season. The Marlins surprised the baseball world in that series by defeating the Clevland Indians in a Game 7 shocker. Even more shocking was the trading of Charles Johnson to the Chicago White Sox shortly after the historic season. Fans across the country bombarded the organization for taking apart a World Series team before it was given a chance to defend its crown. Soon all was forgotten and forgiven, but fans never understood the decision not to keep hometown hero, Charles Johnson, or better known as, CJ.
Johnson was drafted in 1989, 10th overall selection, but turned down the opportunity with the Montreal Expos. Instead, Johnson went on to become a letter-man with the Miami Hurricanes. In 1992, he was drafted by the Marlins with the 28th pick.