Walter Johnson was an American professional baseball player and manager who played for the Washington Senators from 1907 to 1927 and the Cleveland Indians from 1933 to 1935. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest pitchers in baseball history, with 417 wins, 3,508 strikeouts, and 110 shutouts. He also led the league in strikeouts and ERA for several seasons and was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1936.
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- November 6, 1887
2 de nov. de 2023 · Walter Johnson, American professional baseball player who had perhaps the greatest fastball in the history of the game. A right-handed thrower with a sidearm delivery who batted right as well, Johnson pitched for the Washington Senators of the American League (AL) from 1907 through 1927.
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Walter Johnson was a dominant pitcher for the Washington Senators from 1907 to 1927, with a career record of 417-279 and a 2.17 ERA. He won 10 straight 20-win seasons and 110 shutouts, and was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1936. Learn more about his stats, stories, and related hall of famers.
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4 de jan. de 2012 · Walter Perry Johnson traveled a circuitous and improbable route to his major-league debut and subsequent stardom. He was born November 6, 1887, on a farm in Allen County, Kansas, the second of six children of Minnie (Perry) and Frank Edwin Johnson.