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Walter Johnson

Walter Perry Johnson (Barney or The Big Train)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: November 6, 1887 in Humboldt, Kansas, United States
Died: December 10, 1946 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
High School: Fullerton Union HS (Fullerton, CA)

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Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1907 19 -9.3 WSH AL MLB WSH 5 9 .357 1.88 2.85 14 12 2 11 2 0 110.1 100 35 23 1 20 71 2 0 4 432 1.088 8.2 0.1 1.6 5.8 3.55
1908 20 -8.0 WSH AL MLB WSH 14 14 .500 1.65 2.63 36 30 6 23 6 1 256.1 194 75 47 0 53 160 11 1 13 985 0.964 6.8 0.0 1.9 5.6 3.02
1909 21 -6.2 WSH AL MLB WSH 13 25 .342 2.22 3.40 40 36 3 27 4 1 296.1 247 112 73 1 84 164 15 0 12 1219 1.117 7.5 0.0 2.6 5.0 1.95
1910 22 -4.8 WSH AL MLB WSH 25 17 .595 1.36 2.24 45 42 3 38 8 1 370.0 262 92 56 1 76 313 13 0 21 1367 0.914 6.4 0.0 1.8 7.6 4.12
1911 23 -3.5 WSH AL MLB WSH 25 13 .658 1.90 3.32 40 37 3 36 6 1 322.1 292 119 68 8 70 207 8 0 17 1306 1.123 8.2 0.2 2.0 5.8 2.96
1912 24 -2.2 WSH AL MLB WSH 33 12 .733 1.39 2.17 50 37 13 34 7 2 369.0 259 89 57 2 76 303 16 0 11 1413 0.908 6.3 0.0 1.9 7.4 3.99
1913 25 -0.6 WSH AL MLB WSH 36 7 .837 1.14 1.46 48 36 10 29 11 2 346.0 232 56 44 9 38 243 9 0 2 1271 0.780 6.0 0.2 1.0 6.3 6.39
1914 26 1.0 WSH AL MLB WSH 28 18 .609 1.72 2.13 51 40 9 33 9 1 371.2 287 88 71 3 74 225 11 1 14 1406 0.971 6.9 0.1 1.8 5.4 3.04
1915 27 1.9 WSH AL MLB WSH 27 13 .675 1.55 2.22 47 39 8 35 7 4 336.2 258 83 58 1 56 203 19 0 7 1280 0.933 6.9 0.0 1.5 5.4 3.63
1916 28 2.2 WSH AL MLB WSH 25 20 .556 1.90 2.56 48 38 10 36 3 1 369.2 290 105 78 0 82 228 9 0 9 1410 1.006 7.1 0.0 2.0 5.6 2.78
1917 29 2.8 WSH AL MLB WSH 23 16 .590 2.21 2.90 47 34 12 30 8 3 326.0 248 105 80 3 68 188 14 0 7 1255 0.969 6.8 0.1 1.9 5.2 2.76
1918 30 3.1 WSH AL MLB WSH 23 13 .639 1.27 1.96 39 29 10 29 8 3 326.0 241 71 46 2 70 162 8 0 8 1261 0.954 6.7 0.1 1.9 4.5 2.31
1919 31 3.8 WSH AL MLB WSH 20 14 .588 1.49 2.26 39 29 10 27 7 2 290.1 235 73 48 0 51 147 7 1 4 1131 0.985 7.3 0.0 1.6 4.6 2.88
1920 32 4.8 WSH AL MLB WSH 8 10 .444 3.13 4.26 21 15 6 12 4 3 143.2 135 68 50 5 27 78 5 1 5 583 1.128 8.5 0.3 1.7 4.9 2.89
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1921 33 5.7 WSH AL MLB WSH 17 14 .548 3.51 4.16 35 32 2 25 1 1 264.0 265 122 103 7 92 143 2 0 7 1119 1.352 9.0 0.2 3.1 4.9 1.55
1922 34 6.5 WSH AL MLB WSH 15 16 .484 2.99 3.70 41 31 9 23 4 4 280.0 283 115 93 8 99 105 7 0 3 1195 1.364 9.1 0.3 3.2 3.4 1.06
1923 35 7.2 WSH AL MLB WSH 17 12 .586 3.48 3.86 42 34 8 18 3 4 261.0 263 112 101 9 73 130 20 0 2 1096 1.287 9.1 0.3 2.5 4.5 1.78
1924 36 7.9 WSH AL MLB WSH 23 7 .767 2.72 3.14 38 38 0 20 6 0 277.2 233 97 84 10 77 158 10 0 4 1148 1.116 7.6 0.3 2.5 5.1 2.05
1925 37 8.1 WSH AL MLB WSH 20 7 .741 3.07 3.73 30 29 1 16 3 0 229.0 217 95 78 7 78 108 7 0 1 967 1.288 8.5 0.3 3.1 4.2 1.38
1926 38 9.2 WSH AL MLB WSH 15 16 .484 3.63 4.14 33 33 0 22 2 0 260.2 259 120 105 13 73 125 5 0 2 1101 1.274 8.9 0.4 2.5 4.3 1.71
1927 39 10.6 WSH AL MLB WSH 5 6 .455 5.10 5.85 18 15 2 7 1 0 107.2 113 70 61 7 26 48 7 0 1 460 1.291 9.4 0.6 2.2 4.0 1.85
1928 40 11.4 Newark IL AA 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 1
MLB (21 seasons) MLB 417 279 .599 2.17 2.89 802 666 127 531 110 34 5914.1 4913 1902 1424 97 1363 3509 205 4 154 23405 1.061 7.5 0.1 2.1 5.3 2.57
All Levels (22 Seasons) 417 279 .599 2.17 2.89 803 666 127 531 110 34 5914.1 4913 1902 1424 97 1364 3509 205 4 154 23405 1.061 7.5 2.1
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1907 19 -10.0 WSH AL MLB WSH 14 37 36 3 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 10 .111 .135 .167 .302 6 0 0
1908 20 -8.7 WSH AL MLB WSH 36 93 79 7 13 3 2 0 5 0 6 23 .165 .250 .253 .503 20 3 5
1909 21 -7.0 WSH AL MLB WSH 40 105 101 6 13 3 0 1 6 0 1 21 .129 .137 .188 .325 19 0 3
1910 22 -5.4 WSH AL MLB WSH 45 142 137 14 24 6 1 2 12 2 4 34 .175 .199 .277 .476 38 0 1
1911 23 -4.2 WSH AL MLB WSH 42 134 128 18 30 5 3 1 15 1 0 38 .234 .234 .344 .578 44 0 6
1912 24 -2.6 WSH AL MLB WSH 55 157 144 16 38 6 4 2 20 2 0 7 41 .264 .298 .403 .701 58 0 6
1913 25 -1.3 WSH AL MLB WSH 55 141 134 12 35 5 6 2 14 2 5 14 .261 .293 .433 .726 58 1 1
1914 26 -0.2 WSH AL MLB WSH 55 151 136 23 30 4 1 3 16 2 1 10 27 .221 .274 .331 .605 45 0 5
1915 27 0.7 WSH AL MLB WSH 64 161 147 14 34 7 4 2 17 0 2 8 34 .231 .276 .374 .650 55 1 5
1916 28 1.1 WSH AL MLB WSH 58 158 142 13 32 2 4 1 7 0 11 28 .225 .286 .317 .603 45 1 4
1917 29 2.1 WSH AL MLB WSH 57 143 130 15 33 12 1 0 15 1 9 30 .254 .312 .362 .674 47 2 2
1918 30 2.1 WSH AL MLB WSH 65 166 150 10 40 4 4 1 18 2 9 18 .267 .321 .367 .688 55 3 4
1919 31 3.1 WSH AL MLB WSH 56 141 125 13 24 1 3 1 8 1 12 17 .192 .263 .272 .535 34 0 4
1920 32 4.0 WSH AL MLB WSH 33 69 64 6 17 1 3 1 7 0 0 3 10 .266 .299 .422 .720 27 0 2
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1921 33 4.9 WSH AL MLB WSH 38 119 111 10 30 7 0 0 10 0 0 6 14 .270 .308 .333 .641 37 0 2
1922 34 5.3 WSH AL MLB WSH 43 112 108 8 22 3 0 1 15 0 0 2 12 .204 .218 .259 .477 28 0 2
1923 35 6.7 WSH AL MLB WSH 42 103 93 11 18 3 3 0 13 0 0 4 15 .194 .227 .290 .517 27 0 6
1924 36 7.3 WSH AL MLB WSH 39 119 113 18 32 9 0 1 14 0 0 3 11 .283 .308 .389 .697 44 1 2
1925 37 8.4 WSH AL MLB WSH 36 107 97 12 42 6 1 2 20 0 1 3 6 .433 .455 .577 1.033 56 1 6
1926 38 9.5 WSH AL MLB WSH 35 109 103 6 20 5 0 1 12 0 0 3 11 .194 .217 .272 .489 28 0 3
1927 39 10.2 WSH AL MLB WSH 26 50 46 6 16 2 0 2 10 0 0 3 4 .348 .388 .522 .909 24 0 1
1928 40 10.7 Newark IL AA 8
MLB (21 seasons) MLB 934 2517 2324 241 547 94 41 24 255 13 4 110 418 .235 .274 .342 .616 795 13 70
All Levels (22 Seasons) 942 2517 2324 241 547 94 41 24 255 13 4 110 418 795 13 70
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1907 19 WSH AL MLB WSH P 14 110.0 28 5 20 3 1 .893 2.05 1.79
1908 20 WSH AL MLB WSH P 36 257.0 64 4 56 4 3 .938 2.10 1.67
1909 21 WSH AL MLB WSH P 40 297.0 95 15 73 7 2 .926 2.67 2.20
1910 22 WSH AL MLB WSH P 45 374.0 119 23 90 6 3 .950 2.72 2.51
1911 23 WSH AL MLB WSH P 40 323.0 113 14 95 4 8 .965 3.04 2.73
1912 24 WSH AL MLB WSH P 50 368.0 112 15 93 4 4 .964 2.64 2.16
1913 25 WSH AL MLB WSH CF 1
1913 25 WSH AL MLB WSH OF 1 4.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.25 1.00
1913 25 WSH AL MLB WSH P 48 346.0 103 21 82 0 7 1.000 2.68 2.15
1914 26 WSH AL MLB WSH LF 1
1914 26 WSH AL MLB WSH OF 1 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1914 26 WSH AL MLB WSH P 51 372.0 137 30 102 5 6 .964 3.19 2.59
1915 27 WSH AL MLB WSH LF 1
1915 27 WSH AL MLB WSH OF 4 22.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.41 0.25
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1915 27 WSH AL MLB WSH P 47 337.0 123 22 95 6 7 .951 3.12 2.49
1915 27 WSH AL MLB WSH RF 3
1916 28 WSH AL MLB WSH P 48 371.0 95 17 72 6 2 .937 2.16 1.85
1917 29 WSH AL MLB WSH P 47 328.0 98 16 82 0 2 1.000 2.69 2.09
1918 30 WSH AL MLB WSH CF 4
1918 30 WSH AL MLB WSH OF 4 28.0 9 7 1 1 0 .889 2.57 2.00
1918 30 WSH AL MLB WSH P 39 325.0 86 15 70 1 5 .988 2.35 2.18
1919 31 WSH AL MLB WSH CF 2
1919 31 WSH AL MLB WSH OF 3 21.0 7 7 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 2.33
1919 31 WSH AL MLB WSH P 39 290.0 86 16 69 1 6 .988 2.64 2.18
1919 31 WSH AL MLB WSH RF 1
1920 32 WSH AL MLB WSH P 21 144.0 34 5 28 1 0 .971 2.06 1.57
1921 33 WSH AL MLB WSH P 35 264.0 56 4 51 1 2 .982 1.88 1.57
1922 34 WSH AL MLB WSH P 41 280.0 80 11 69 0 2 1.000 2.57 1.95
1923 35 WSH AL MLB WSH P 42 261.0 66 13 51 2 7 .970 2.21 1.52
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1924 36 WSH AL MLB WSH P 38 278.0 62 9 53 0 2 1.000 2.01 1.63
1925 37 WSH AL MLB WSH P 30 229.0 42 5 37 0 2 1.000 1.65 1.40
1926 38 WSH AL MLB WSH P 33 262.0 50 11 38 1 1 .980 1.68 1.48
1927 39 WSH AL MLB WSH P 18 108.0 30 5 25 0 3 1.000 2.50 1.67
All Levels (3 Seasons) CF 7
All Levels (2 Seasons) LF 2
All Levels (5 Seasons) OF 13 79.0 18 16 1 1 0 .944 1.94 1.31
All Levels (21 Seasons) P 802 5924.0 1679 276 1351 52 75 .969 2.47 2.03
All Levels (2 Seasons) RF 4
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1928 40 Newark IL AA 1 of 1
1929 41 Washington AL MLB WSH 1 of 1 153 71 81 .467
1930 42 Washington AL MLB WSH 1 of 1 154 94 60 .610
1931 43 Washington AL MLB WSH 1 of 1 156 92 62 .597
1932 44 Washington AL MLB WSH 1 of 1 154 93 61 .604
1933 45 Cleveland AL MLB CLE 1 of 3 151 75 76 .497
1934 46 Cleveland AL MLB CLE 1 of 1 154 85 69 .552
1935 47 Cleveland AL MLB CLE 1 of 2 156 82 71 .536
8 Seasons 1078 592 480 .552
MLB (7 seasons) 1078 592 480 .552
AA (1 season)

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1907 19 Washington Senators American League MLB 1
1908 20 Washington Senators American League MLB 1
1909 21 Washington Senators American League MLB 1
1910 22 Washington Senators American League MLB 1
1911 23 Washington Senators American League MLB 1
1912 24 Washington Senators American League MLB 1
1913 25 Washington Senators American League MLB 1
1914 26 Washington Senators American League MLB 1
1915 27 Washington Senators American League MLB 1 1915-04-14 1915-10-02
1916 28 Washington Senators American League MLB 1 1916-04-12 1916-09-24
1917 29 Washington Senators American League MLB 1 1917-04-11 1917-10-03
1918 30 Washington Senators American League MLB 1 1918-04-15 1918-09-02
1919 31 Washington Senators American League MLB 1 1919-04-23 1919-09-20
1920 32 Washington Senators American League MLB 1 1920-04-15 1920-07-31
1921 33 Washington Senators American League MLB 1 1921-04-13 1921-10-02
1922 34 Washington Senators American League MLB 1 1922-04-18 1922-09-23
1923 35 Washington Senators American League MLB 1 1923-04-18 1923-10-05
1924 36 Washington Senators American League MLB 1 1924-04-15 1924-09-26
1925 37 Washington Senators American League MLB 1 1925-04-18 1925-09-20
1926 38 Washington Senators American League MLB 1 1926-04-13 1926-09-25
1927 39 Washington Senators American League MLB 1 1927-05-30 1927-09-30
1928 40 Newark Bears International League AA

Sabr ID: 0e5ca45c

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