Robert Lee Johnson
Indian Bob Position: Leftfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 180 lb.
Born: November 26, 1905 in Pryor, OK
High School: Tacoma HS (Tacoma, WA)
( All Transactions) Debut: April 12, 1933 (Age 27)
vs. WSH 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Athletics/RedSox/Senators 1933-1945 Final Game: September 23, 1945 (Age 39)
vs. NYY 2 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: July 6, 1982 in Tacoma, WA Buried: Mountain View Memorial Park, Tacoma, WA
Relatives: Brother of Roy Johnson
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