Chief Johnson - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Chief Johnson



George Howard Johnson
(Murphy; Big Murph)

Born: March 30, 1886 in Winnebago, NE
Died: June 12, 1922 in Des Moines, IA
          (36 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'11"
Wt: 190
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Notes:


• High School: Carlisle Indian School (Carlisle, PA)
• Buried: Winnebago Cemetery (Winnebago, NE)
• Played in the Major Leagues
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Pitching
Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
CIN
NvM
27
SP
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
0
0
8.0
4
3
11
1
0
13
0
0
35
3.38
120
AAM
NvH
30
SP
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
1
0
9.0
0
0
4
0
1
5
0
35
0.00
2
2
SP
2
0
1.000
2
2
2
1
0
17.0
4
3
15
1
1
18
0
0
70
1.59
256
162 Game Average
34
0
1.000
34
34
34
17
0
289.0
68
51
255
17
17
306
0
0
1190
1.59
256
 
Team Lg Pos
1
vs High Minors
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
1
0
9.0
0
0
4
0
1
5
0
35
0.00
0
1
vs Major Leagues
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
0
0
8.0
4
3
11
1
0
13
0
0
35
3.38
120
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Cincinnati Reds
SP
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
0
0
8.0
4
3
11
1
0
13
0
0
35
3.38
120
1
All Americans
SP
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
1
0
9.0
0
0
4
0
1
5
0
35
0.00
0



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
CIN
NvM
27
SP
8.0
1.38
1.45
37.1%
22.0%
0.0%
8.5%
2.59
2.9%
1.0%
AAM
NvH
30
SP
9.0
0.56
1.09
14.3%
16.2%
2.9%
10.7%
5.00
1.52
0.0%
0.0%
2
2
SP
17.0
0.94
1.26
25.7%
19.1%
1.4%
9.6%
18.00
2.02
1.4%
0.5%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
vs High Minors
9.0
0.56
1.09
14.3%
16.2%
2.9%
10.7%
5.00
1.52
0.0%
0.0%
1
vs Major Leagues
8.0
1.38
1.45
37.1%
22.0%
0.0%
8.5%
0.00
2.59
2.9%
1.0%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Cincinnati Reds
SP
8.0
1.38
1.45
37.1%
22.0%
0.0%
8.5%
0.00
2.59
2.9%
1.0%
1
All Americans
SP
9.0
0.56
1.09
14.3%
16.2%
2.9%
10.7%
5.00
1.52
0.0%
0.0%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
CIN
NvM
27
SP
1
35
34
4
11
2
0
1
3
0
13
0
1
1
.324
.324
.471
.794
AAM
NvH
30
SP
1
35
32
0
4
0
0
0
0
1
5
0
0
.125
.152
.125
.277
2
2
SP
2
70
66
4
15
2
0
1
3
1
18
0
1
1
.227
.239
.303
.542
 
Team Lg Pos
1
vs High Minors
1
35
32
0
4
0
0
0
0
1
5
0
0
.125
.152
.125
.277
1
vs Major Leagues
1
35
34
4
11
2
0
1
3
0
13
0
1
1
.324
.324
.471
.794
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Cincinnati Reds
SP
1
35
34
4
11
2
0
1
3
0
13
0
1
1
.324
.324
.471
.794
1
All Americans
SP
1
35
32
0
4
0
0
0
0
1
5
0
0
.125
.152
.125
.277

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