This day in baseball: Walter Johnson’s first win

Walter Johnson won his first major league game on August 7, 1907.  At the age of 19, Johnson led the Senators to a 7-2 victory over the Indians. He would go on to compile a 417-279 (.599) record during his 21-year career, with an ERA of 2.17.

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One Comment on “This day in baseball: Walter Johnson’s first win”

  1. Bill Lewis says:

    A 2.17 ERA over 21 years is mind-boggling. Imagine the W-L record the Big Train could’ve compiled had he played for a decent baseball team.


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