Vic Johnson (baseball)

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Vic Johnson
Pitcher
Born: (1920-08-03)August 3, 1920
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Died: May 10, 2005(2005-05-10) (aged 84)
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Batted: Right Threw: Left
MLB debut
May 3, 1944, for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
June 11, 1946, for the Cleveland Indians
MLB statistics
Win-Loss Record 6–8
Strikeouts 31
Earned run average 5.06
Teams

Victor Oscar Johnson (August 3, 1920 – May 10, 2005) was a pitcher who played in Major League Baseball from 1944 through 1946 for the Boston Red Sox and Cleveland Indians. Listed at 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m), 160 lb., Johnson batted right-handed and threw left-handed. He was born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

In a three-season career, Johnson posted a 6–8 record with a 5.06 ERA in 42 appearances, including 15 starts, four complete games, one shutout, two saves, and 31 strikeouts in 126⅓ total innings of work. He was traded by Boston to Cleveland on December 12, 1945 with cash for Jim Bagby and made nine appearances for Cleveland before retiring.

Johnson died in his hometown of Eau Claire, Wisconsin at age 84.

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