George Johnson (baseball)

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George Johnson
Outfielder
Born: (1890-04-20)April 20, 1890
San Marcos, Texas
Died: October 28, 1943(1943-10-28) (aged 52)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Batted: Right Threw: Right
Negro league baseball debut
1918, for the Hilldale Club
Last appearance
1931, for the Bacharach Giants
Teams

George Washington "Dibo" Johnson (April 20, 1890 – August 6, 1940) was an American baseball outfielder in the Negro Leagues.

The Hilldale Club in 1921

He played from 1918 to 1931, playing mostly with the Hilldale Club.[2]

On July 6, 1918, Johnson broke his leg in a game.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "With Taber on Mound Chester Beats Hilldale" Chester Times, Chester, PA, Tuesday, July 29, 1924, Page 6, Column 1
  2. ^ Riley, James A. (1994). The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues. New York: Carroll & Graf. ISBN 0-7867-0959-6.
  3. ^ "Santop, Williams and Tom Williams" Evening Public Ledger, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Wednesday, July 17, 1918, Page 11, Column 3

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