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William F. Johnson
(Sleepy Bill)

  • Bats Left, Throws Left
  • Weight 140 lb.

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Outfielder Sleepy Bill Johnson played in three major leagues but had most of his success in the waning days of the American Association.

As a regular outfielder for the Baltimore Orioles in 1891, he hit .271 with 14 triples. Teammates included George Van Haltren and an 18-year-old John McGraw.

He is not to be confused with two other major leaguers of the same name, Bill Johnson and Bill Johnson.

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