6-1, 200lb (185cm, 90kg)
November 6, 1887
in Humboldt, KS
December 10, 1946
in Washington, DC
Rockville Cemetery, Rockville, MD
High School: Fullerton Union HS (Fullerton, CA)
August 2, 1907
2,942nd in MLB history)
September 30, 1927
vs. NYY 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 1936.
(Voted by BBWAA on 189/226 ballots)
Induction ceremony in Cooperstown held in 1939.
View Walter Johnson's Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Exceeded rookie limits during 1907 season
Full Name: Walter Perry Johnson
Barney or The Big Train
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