Walter Johnson Stats

Walter Johnson was born on Sunday, November 6, 1887, in Humboldt, Kansas. Johnson was 19 years old when he broke into the big leagues on August 2, 1907, with the Washington Senators. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Walter Johnson baseball stats page.

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"The first time I faced him (Walter Johnson) I watched him take that easy windup and then something went past me that made me flinch. The thing just hissed with danger. We couldn't touch him....every one of us knew we'd met the most powerful arm ever turned loose in a ball park." - Ty Cobb [ Walter Johnson Quotes ]

Walter Johnson

Walter Johnson Autograph on a 2001 Upper Deck SP (#C-WJ)

Walter Johnson Autograph on a 2001 Upper Deck SP (#C-WJ)

Career
All-Star
Wild Card
Division
LCS
Birth Name:
Walter Perry Johnson
Nickname:
The Big Train
Born On:
11-06-1887  (Scorpio)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Humboldt, Kansas
Year of Death Data Died On:
12-10-1946 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Washington, D.C.
Cemetery:
Rockville Cemetery, Rockville, Maryland Click For Grave Photo
High School:
Fullerton High School (Fullerton, CA)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-01
Player Weight Chart Weight:
200
First Game:
08-02-1907 (Age 19)
Last Game:
09-30-1927
Draft:
Not Applicable

Walter Johnson

Walter Johnson Pitching Stats

1907 20 Senators 14 12 2 5 9 .357 1.88 11 2 0 110.1 432 100 23 35 1 20 - 70 4 2 0 -
1908 21 Senators 36 30 6 14 14 .500 1.65 23 6 1 256.1 985 194 47 75 0 53 - 160 13 11 1 -
1909 22 Senators 40 36 3 13 25 .342 2.22 27 4 1 296.1 1,219 247 73 112 1 84 - 164 12 15 0 -
1910 23 Senators 45 42 3 25 17 .595 1.36 38 8 1 370.0 1,367 262 56 92 1 76 - 313 21 13 0 -
1911 24 Senators 40 37 3 25 13 .658 1.90 36 6 1 322.1 1,306 292 68 119 8 70 - 207 17 8 0 -
1912 25 Senators 50 37 13 33 12 .733 1.39 34 7 2 369.0 1,413 259 57 89 2 76 - 303 11 16 0 -
1913 26 Senators 48 36 10 36 7 .837 1.14 29 11 2 346.0 1,286 232 44 56 9 38 - 243 2 9 0 -
1914 27 Senators 51 40 9 28 18 .609 1.72 33 9 1 371.2 1,406 287 71 88 3 74 - 225 14 11 1 -
1915 28 Senators 47 39 8 27 13 .675 1.55 35 7 4 336.2 1,280 258 58 83 1 56 - 203 7 19 0 -
1916 29 Senators 48 38 10 25 20 .556 1.90 36 3 1 369.2 1,410 290 78 105 0 82 - 228 9 9 0 -
1917 30 Senators 47 34 12 23 16 .590 2.21 30 8 3 326.0 1,255 248 80 105 3 68 - 188 7 14 0 -
1918 31 Senators 39 29 10 23 13 .639 1.27 29 8 3 326.0 1,261 241 46 71 2 70 - 162 8 8 0 -
1919 32 Senators 39 29 10 20 14 .588 1.49 27 7 2 290.1 1,131 235 48 73 0 51 - 147 4 7 1 -
1920 33 Senators 21 15 6 8 10 .444 3.13 12 4 3 143.2 583 135 50 68 5 27 - 78 5 5 1 -
1921 34 Senators 35 32 2 17 14 .548 3.51 25 1 1 264.0 1,119 265 103 122 7 92 - 143 7 2 0 -
1922 35 Senators 41 31 9 15 16 .484 2.99 23 4 4 280.0 1,195 283 93 115 8 99 - 105 3 7 0 -
1923 36 Senators 42 34 8 17 12 .586 3.48 18 3 4 261.0 1,096 263 101 112 9 73 - 130 2 20 0 -
1924 37 Senators 38 38 0 23 7 .767 2.72 20 6 0 277.2 1,148 233 84 97 10 77 - 158 4 10 0 -
1925 38 Senators 30 29 1 20 7 .741 3.07 16 3 0 229.0 967 217 78 95 7 78 - 108 1 7 0 -
1926 39 Senators 33 33 0 15 16 .484 3.63 22 2 0 260.2 1,101 259 105 120 13 73 - 125 2 5 0 -
1927 40 Senators 18 15 2 5 6 .455 5.10 7 1 0 107.2 460 113 61 70 7 26 - 48 1 7 0 -
21 Years 802 666 127 417 279 .599 2.17 531 110 34 5,914.1 23,420 4,913 1,424 1,902 97 1,363 - 3,508 154 205 4 -

Walter Johnson

Walter Johnson Hitting Stats

1907 20 Senators 14 36 3 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 - - 0 - 0 - .111 .135 .167
1908 21 Senators 36 79 7 13 3 2 0 0 5 6 - - 5 - 3 - .165 .250 .253
1909 22 Senators 40 101 6 13 3 0 1 0 6 1 - - 3 - 0 - .129 .137 .188
1910 23 Senators 45 137 14 24 6 1 2 0 12 4 - - 1 - 0 - .175 .199 .277
1911 24 Senators 42 128 18 30 5 3 1 0 15 0 - - 6 - 0 - .234 .234 .344
1912 25 Senators 55 144 16 38 6 4 2 0 20 7 - - 6 - 0 - .264 .298 .403
1913 26 Senators 54 134 12 35 5 6 2 0 14 5 - 14 1 - 1 - .261 .293 .433
1914 27 Senators 55 136 23 30 4 1 3 1 16 10 - 27 5 - 0 - .221 .274 .331
1915 28 Senators 64 147 14 34 7 4 2 0 17 8 - 34 5 - 1 - .231 .276 .374
1916 29 Senators 58 142 13 32 2 4 1 0 7 11 - 28 4 - 1 - .225 .286 .317
1917 30 Senators 57 130 15 33 12 1 0 0 15 9 - 30 2 - 2 - .254 .312 .362
1918 31 Senators 65 150 10 40 4 4 1 0 18 9 - 18 4 - 3 - .267 .321 .367
1919 32 Senators 56 125 13 24 1 3 1 0 8 12 - 17 4 - 0 - .192 .263 .272
1920 33 Senators 33 64 6 17 1 3 1 0 7 3 - 10 2 - 0 - .266 .299 .422
1921 34 Senators 38 111 10 30 7 0 0 0 10 6 - 14 2 - 0 - .270 .308 .333
1922 35 Senators 43 108 8 22 3 0 1 0 15 2 - 12 2 - 0 - .204 .218 .259
1923 36 Senators 42 93 11 18 3 3 0 0 13 4 - 15 6 - 0 - .194 .227 .290
1924 37 Senators 39 113 18 32 9 0 1 0 14 3 - 11 2 - 1 - .283 .308 .389
1925 38 Senators 36 97 12 42 6 1 2 0 20 3 - 6 6 - 1 - .433 .455 .577
1926 39 Senators 35 103 6 20 5 0 1 0 12 3 - 11 3 - 0 - .194 .217 .272
1927 40 Senators 26 46 6 16 2 0 2 0 10 3 - 4 1 - 0 - .348 .388 .522
21 Years 933 2,324 241 547 94 41 24 1 255 110 - 251 70 - 13 - .235 .274 .342

Walter Johnson

Walter Johnson Fielding Stats

1907 Senators P 14 12 331 28 2.0 25 5 20 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .893 2.04
1908 Senators P 36 30 769 64 1.8 60 4 56 4 3 n/a n/a n/a .938 2.11
1909 Senators P 40 36 889 95 2.4 88 15 73 7 2 n/a n/a n/a .926 2.67
1910 Senators P 45 42 1,110 119 2.6 113 23 90 6 3 n/a n/a n/a .950 2.75
1911 Senators P 40 37 967 113 2.8 109 14 95 4 8 n/a n/a n/a .965 3.04
1912 Senators P 50 37 1,107 112 2.2 108 15 93 4 4 n/a n/a n/a .964 2.63
1913 Senators CF 1 - - 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1913 Senators P 48 36 1,038 103 2.1 103 21 82 0 7 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.68
1914 Senators LF 1 - - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1914 Senators P 51 40 1,115 137 2.7 132 30 102 5 6 n/a n/a n/a .964 3.20
1915 Senators LF 1 0 - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1915 Senators P 47 39 1,010 123 2.6 117 22 95 6 7 n/a n/a n/a .951 3.13
1915 Senators RF 3 1 27 1 0.3 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.00
1916 Senators P 48 38 1,109 95 2.0 89 17 72 6 2 n/a n/a n/a .937 2.17
1917 Senators P 47 34 978 98 2.1 98 16 82 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.71
1918 Senators CF 4 2 54 9 2.3 8 7 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .889 4.00
1918 Senators P 39 29 978 86 2.2 85 15 70 1 4 n/a n/a n/a .988 2.35
1919 Senators CF 2 2 24 7 3.5 7 7 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 7.88
1919 Senators P 39 29 871 86 2.2 85 16 69 1 5 n/a n/a n/a .988 2.63
1919 Senators RF 1 0 - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1920 Senators P 21 15 431 34 1.6 33 5 28 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .971 2.07
1921 Senators P 35 32 792 56 1.6 55 4 51 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .982 1.88
1922 Senators P 41 31 840 80 2.0 80 11 69 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.57
1923 Senators P 42 34 784 66 1.6 64 13 51 2 7 n/a n/a n/a .970 2.20
1924 Senators P 38 38 833 62 1.6 62 9 53 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.01
1925 Senators P 30 29 687 42 1.4 42 5 37 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.65
1926 Senators P 33 33 782 50 1.5 49 11 38 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .980 1.69
1927 Senators P 18 15 323 30 1.7 30 5 25 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.51
P Totals 802 666 17,744 1,679 2.1 1,627 276 1,351 52 72 n/a n/a n/a .969 2.48
CF Totals 7 4 78 17 2.4 16 15 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .941 5.54
RF Totals 4 1 27 1 0.3 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.00
LF Totals 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
21 Years 815 671 17,849 1,697 2.1 1,644 292 1,352 53 72 n/a n/a n/a .969 2.49

Walter Johnson

Walter Johnson Miscellaneous Stats

1907 Senators 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 36.0 3.50 5.71 1.63
1908 Senators 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 15.8 3.02 5.62 1.86
1909 Senators 0 - - 0 0 n/a 101.0 0.0 16.8 1.95 4.98 2.55
1910 Senators 2 - - 0 0 n/a 68.5 0.0 11.4 4.12 7.61 1.85
1911 Senators 1 - - 0 0 n/a 128.0 0.0 8.5 2.96 5.78 1.95
1912 Senators 2 0 1.000 0 0 n/a 72.0 0.0 7.2 3.99 7.39 1.85
1913 Senators 2 - - 0 0 n/a 67.0 9.6 9.6 6.39 6.32 0.99
1914 Senators 2 1 .667 0 0 n/a 45.3 5.0 8.5 3.04 5.45 1.79
1915 Senators 0 2 .000 0 0 n/a 73.5 4.3 8.6 3.63 5.43 1.50
1916 Senators 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 142.0 5.1 20.3 2.78 5.55 2.00
1917 Senators 1 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.3 8.7 2.76 5.19 1.88
1918 Senators 2 - - 0 0 n/a 150.0 8.3 8.3 2.31 4.47 1.93
1919 Senators 1 - - 13 0 n/a 125.0 7.4 15.6 2.88 4.56 1.58
1920 Senators 0 0 .000 12 0 n/a 64.0 6.4 9.1 2.89 4.89 1.69
1921 Senators 0 0 .000 4 0 n/a 0.0 7.9 11.1 1.55 4.88 3.14
1922 Senators 0 0 .000 2 0 n/a 108.0 9.0 7.2 1.06 3.38 3.18
1923 Senators 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 6.2 7.2 1.78 4.48 2.52
1924 Senators 0 0 .000 1 0 n/a 113.0 10.3 8.1 2.05 5.12 2.50
1925 Senators 0 1 .000 6 0 n/a 48.5 16.2 4.9 1.38 4.24 3.07
1926 Senators 0 0 .000 2 0 n/a 103.0 9.4 8.6 1.71 4.32 2.52
1927 Senators 0 0 .000 8 0 n/a 23.0 11.5 4.6 1.85 4.01 2.17
21 Years 13 4 .765 48 0 n/a 96.8 9.3 9.1 2.57 5.34 2.07

Walter Johnson

Walter Johnson Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1907 Washington Senators n/a $1,050.00 n/a -
1908 Washington Senators n/a $2,700.00 n/a -
1909 Washington Senators n/a $3,500.00 n/a -
1910 Washington Senators n/a $4,500.00 n/a -
1911 Washington Senators n/a $7,000.00 n/a -
1912 Washington Senators n/a $7,000.00 n/a -
1913 Washington Senators n/a $7,000.00 n/a -
1914 Washington Senators n/a $10,000.00 n/a -
1915 Washington Senators n/a $12,500.00 n/a -
1916 Washington Senators n/a $16,000.00 n/a -
1917 Washington Senators n/a $16,000.00 n/a -
1918 Washington Senators n/a $16,000.00 n/a -
1919 Washington Senators n/a $16,000.00 n/a -
1920 Washington Senators n/a $12,000.00 n/a -
1921 Washington Senators n/a $12,000.00 n/a -
1922 Washington Senators n/a $12,000.00 n/a -
1923 Washington Senators n/a $12,000.00 n/a -
1924 Washington Senators n/a $12,000.00 n/a Stats
1925 Washington Senators n/a $20,000.00 n/a Stats
1926 Washington Senators n/a $20,000.00 n/a -
1927 Washington Senators n/a $20,000.00 n/a -
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