Tom Johnson (1910s pitcher)

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Tom Johnson
Born: (1889-04-22)April 22, 1889
Bryan, Texas
Died: September 22, 1926(1926-09-22) (aged 37)
Chicago, IL
Batted: Right
Threw: Right

Thomas Jefferson "College Boy" Johnson (April 22, 1889 – September 22, 1926) was an American pitcher in Negro league baseball, playing most of his career in the Pre-Negro league years.

Johnson played for several teams, but he played most of his career for the Chicago American Giants.

Nicknamed "College Boy" or "School Boy" Johnson, Tom Johnson attended Morris Brown College in the Atlanta, Georgia area.

By 1917, he was married with children.[2]

Johnson died in Chicago at the age of 37, and was buried in the Lincoln Cemetery at Blue Island, IL.


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