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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
Item Number: 763
Call Number: B , Johnson,Walter , *8
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 763
Built Environment - Function - Domestic - Single Dwelling
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Athletes
Community Life - Recreation and Sports - Sports - Baseball
Date - 1910s - 1912
Home and Family - Residences - Exteriors
People - Men
People - Notable Kansans
Places - Cities and towns - Humboldt
Places - Counties - Allen