Bert Johnson

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Biographical Information[edit]

Bert Johnson (also listed as Johnston) was a Negro League outfielder for four years, 1933-35 and 1938, in the NNL.

He started in 1933 with the Baltimore Black Sox, hitting .243 as the team's starting left fielder. Holway credits him with a .429 BA as a starter for the Newark Dodgers in 1934, and with .333 as a utility player for the same team in 1935.

He was not listed on any roster in 1936-37, but saw some action in 1938, his final season, with the Newark Eagles and Birmingham Black Barons.

Notable Achievements[edit]

  • EWL At-Bats Leader (1932)
  • EWL Triples Leader (1932)


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