Ellis Walter Johnson
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 180 lb.
- Debut July 6, 1912
- Final Game October 2, 1917
- Born December 8, 1892 in Minneapolis, MN USA
- Died January 4, 1965 in Minneapolis, MN USA
On September 5, 1914, Ellis Johnson gave up Babe Ruth's only minor league home run in the middle of a 9-0 loss by Toronto (International League) to Ruth's Providence team. Ruth also pitched a one-hitter that day.
Walt Johnson had three cups of coffee as a pitcher with the Chicago White Sox and Philadelphia Athletics. He served in World War I and continued pitching in the minor leagues until 1922. He became a plumber for the Dayton Company (now the Target Corporation.). He died at age 72 and is buried at Hillside Cemetery in Minneapolis, MN.
He was also known as "Walt Johnson".
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