Home Run Johnson

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Birthday
21, 1872
Birthplace
Findlay, OH
Death Date
Sep 4, 1963 (90)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
21, 1872
Birthplace
Findlay, OH
Death Date
Sep 4, 1963 (90)

About

One of the Negro League's most famous shortstops played for the top teams, including the Cuban X-Giants and the Royal Giants.

Before Fame

Joining the semi-pro Findlay Sluggars in 1894, he got his nickname by recording some 60 home runs that year.

Trivia

His real first name was Grant.

Family Life

He was born in Findlay, Ohio.

Associated With

He played alongside Negro League baseball greats like Ted Radcliffe.