Lou Johnson (pitcher)

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Lou Johnson
Born: (1869-11-18)November 18, 1869
Pekin, Illinois
Died: January 28, 1941(1941-01-28) (aged 71)
Kansas City, Missouri
Batted: Unknown Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 11, 1894, for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
September 26, 1894, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 1–1
Strikeouts 10
Earned run average 6.06

John Louis "Lou" Johnson (born John Louis Mercer; November 18, 1869 – January 28, 1941) was a left-handed pitcher who played briefly for the Philadelphia Phillies during the 1894 season. Johnson was born in Pekin, Illinois.

In his major league career, Johnson posted a 1–1 record with a 6.06 ERA in four appearances, including three starts and two complete games, giving up 22 earned runs on 44 hits and 15 walks while striking out 10 in 32 ⅔ innings of work.

Johnson died in Kansas City, Missouri at the age of 71.

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