Walter Johnson
FameRank: 6

"As player"

* Minnesota Twins/Washington Senators (–)

"As manager"

* Minnesota Twins/Washington Senators (–)

* Cleveland Indians (–)


* World Series champion ()

* 2× Major League Baseball Most Valuable Player Award/AL MVP (1913, 1924)

* 3× Major League Baseball/Triple Crown (1913, 1918, 1924)

* 6× List of Major League Baseball wins champions/AL wins champion (1913–1916, 1918, 1924)

* 5× List of Major League Baseball ERA champions/AL ERA champion (1912, 1913, 1918, 1919, 1924)

* 12× List of Major League Baseball strikeout champions/AL strikeout champion (1910, 1912–1919, 1921, 1923, 1924)

* Pitched a no-hitter on July 1, 1920

* MLB record 110 career shutouts

* Major League Baseball All-Century Team

* Major League Baseball All-Time Team

/hofdate=Baseball Hall of Fame balloting, 1936/1936



"Walter Perry Johnson" (November 6, 1887 – December 10, 1946), nicknamed ""Barney"" and ""The Big Train"", was a Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher. He played his entire 21-year baseball career for the Minnesota Twins/Washington Senators (1907–1927). He later served as Manager (baseball)/manager of the Senators from 1929 through 1932 and for the Cleveland Indians from 1933 through 1935.

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I just signed another three-year contract.

You can't hit what you can't see.

Can I throw harder than Joe Wood? Listen mister, no man alive can throw any harder than Smokey Joe Wood.

We've been so busy. We've been working Saturdays and Sundays to get caught up. I'm turning down lots of phone calls now.

I've had people swing at me, ... I've had people faint on me. I had one man, he just kept pushing me. He just wanted to make sure he wasn't having a dream.

I was expecting a big increase for a long time, but it just happened right now. I don't know many attorneys who are taking filings. I can't take any more.