This day in baseball: Johnson’s debut

Senators’ pitcher Walter Johnson made his Major League debut on August 2, 1907 in a game against the Detroit Tigers in Washington.  Ty Cobb had a bunt single for the first hit ever against Johnson.  Detroit won the game, 9-6.

 

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2 Comments on “This day in baseball: Johnson’s debut”

  1. verdun2 says:

    Against the ’07 Tigers? Sounds like the kid might have a chance.
    v


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