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Walter Johnson, 1887-1946, was a pitcher for the Washington Senators baseball team. Nicknamed "The Big Train" for the speed and power of his pitches, Johnson was born and raised on a farm near Humboldt, Kansas. This framed collection of memorabilia is composed of Johnson's autograph and photographs published in the November 7, 1912 issue of the "Kansas City Star" newspaper of Johnson and his boyhood home.

Date: November 7, 1912

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Item Number: 763
Call Number: B , Johnson,Walter , *8
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 763

L. W. Halbe collection

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