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Walter Johnson
Walter Johnson - Notable Historical Events

Walter JohnsonAug 2, 1907

Ty CobbJan 29, 1936

Nolan RyanApr 27, 1983

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Walter Johnson - Historical Events
Date Event
1907-08-02

Walter Johnson, 19, debuts with Washington & loses 3-2 to Detroit

1907-08-07

Walter Johnson wins 1st of his 416 wins, 7-2 over Cleveland

1908-10-01

Jack Chesbro's final Higlander victory, beats Walter Johnson 2-1

1911-04-15

Walter Johnson pitches a record tying 4 strike outs in an inning

1912-08-26

Walter Johnson's 16-game winning streak ends

1913-04-10

Walter Johnson begins string of 56 consecutive scoreless innings

1913-05-14

Wash Senator Walter Johnson ends record scorless streak at 56 innings

1913-09-29

Wash Senator Walter Johnson wins his 36th game

1914-12-04

Walter Johnson accepts money from Federal League Chicago Whales Clark Griffith threatens to take Johnson to court

1917-05-07

Red Sox Babe Ruth beats Wash Senator Walter Johnson, 1-0

1918-05-15

Washington Senator Walter Johnson pitches 1-0, 18 inning game

1919-05-11

Yanks' Jack Quinn & Senators' Walter Johnson, 12 inning 0-0 tie

1920-05-14

Wash Senator Walter Johnson wins his 300th game vs Detroit

1920-07-01

Wash Senator Walter Johnson no-hits Boston Red Sox, 1-0

1921-09-05

Walter Johnson sets strikeout mark at 2,287

1923-05-02

Senator Walter Johnson pitches his 100th shutout, beats Yanks 3-0

1923-07-22

Walter Johnson becomes 1st to strikeout 3,000 (en route to 3,508)

1924-08-25

Wash Senator Walter Johnson 2nd no-hitter beats Browns, 2-0 in 7 inn

1924-09-14

Walter Johnson elected AL MVP

1926-04-13

At 41, Walter Johnson pitches his 7th opening day shutout

1926-10-14

Walter Johnson retires, signs 2-year contract to manage Newark

1927-05-30

Walter Johnson records 113th & last shutout of his career

1928-10-15

Walter Johnson signs a 3-year contract to manage the Senators

1932-10-04

Clark Griffith announces Walter Johnson will be manager of Senators

1933-06-09

Walter Johnson takes over as Cleveland manager

1936-01-29

1st players elected to Baseball Hall of Fame: Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson & Walter Johnson

1940-11-05

Walter Johnson, won 416 games for Wash Senators, loses Maryland congressional race (R)

1942-08-23

Walter Johnson pitches to Babe Ruth in pregame attraction that draws 69,000 for NY-Wash game (raises $80,000 for Army-Navy relief

1983-04-27

Nolan Ryan becomes strikeout king (3,509), passing Walter Johnson

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Walter Johnson - Notable Birthdays

Walter JohnsonNov 6, 1887

Walter Johnson - Birthdays
Date Event
1887-11-06

Walter Johnson, Humboldt Kansas, Washington Senator pitcher (1907-27) (414-218)

1887-11-06

Walter Johnson, The Baseball Revue of 1917

1942-11-13

Walter Johnson, Cleveland Browns vs. Dallas Cowboys

1963-11-13

Walter Johnson, 1987 NFL Draft

Walter Johnson - Notable Weddings

Walter JohnsonJun 24, 1914

Walter Johnson - Weddings
Date Event
1914-06-24

MLB greatest pitcher Walter Johnson (26) weds Hazel Lee Roberts in Northwest, Washington DC

Walter Johnson - Notable Deaths

Walter JohnsonDec 10, 1946

Walter Johnson - Deaths
Date Event
1946-06-28

Walter Johnson, Bright Eyes

1946-12-10

Walter Johnson, great pitcher (Washington Senators), dies of a brain tumour at 59

1946-12-10

Walter Johnson, The Baseball Revue of 1917

1999-06-30

Walter Johnson, Cleveland Browns vs. Dallas Cowboys


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