Walter Perry Johnson (Barney or The Big Train)
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 200 lb.
Born: November 6, 1887 in Humboldt, KS
High School: Fullerton Union HS (Fullerton, CA)
Signed as a Free Agent with the Washington Senators in 1907. (All Transactions)
Debut: August 2, 1907 (Age 19.269, 2,942nd in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1907 season [*]
Team: Senators 1907-1927
Last Game: September 30, 1927 (Age 39.328) vs. NYY 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1936 (189/226 ballots). Induction ceremony in Cooperstown held in 1939.
View Walter Johnson Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Died: December 10, 1946 in Washington, DC
Buried: Rockville Cemetery, Rockville, MD
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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