Syl Johnson (baseball)

Syl Johnson (baseball)

Syl Johnson
Born: (1900-12-31)December 31, 1900
Portland, Oregon
Died: February 20, 1985(1985-02-20) (aged 84)
Portland, Oregon
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 24, 1922 for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
September 26, 1940 for the Philadelphia Phillies
Career statistics
Win–loss record 112-117
Earned run average 4.06
Strikeouts 920

Sylvester W. Johnson, ne Sylvester Johnson[1] (December 31, 1900 – February 20, 1985), was an American Major League Baseball pitcher.

His career lasted from 1922–1940 and he played for the St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers, and Philadelphia Phillies. He was inducted into the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame in 1981. He was a coach for the Phillies from 1937–1941.


External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)