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This aluminum game piece has an image of baseball pitcher Walter "Big Train" Johnson. Johnson (1887-1946), from Humboldt, Kansas, gained fame pitching for the Washington Nationals Baseball team. This game piece is from the Walter Johnson Baseball Game made in 1915.
Item Number: 223815
KSHS Identifier: 1974.39.24
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Athletes
Collections - Museum
Community Life - Recreation and Sports - Sports - Baseball
Date - 1910s - 1915
Home and Family - Children
Home and Family - Daily life - Leisure - Play - Games
Objects and Artifacts - Recreational Artifacts - Game - Piece, Game
People - Notable Kansans - Johnson, Walter Perry, 1887-1946
Places - Cities and towns - Humboldt
Places - Counties - Allen
Type of Material - Objects and Artifacts