Ollie Johns

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Oliver Tracy Johns

  • Bats Left, Throws Left
  • Height 5' 11"

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Biographical Information[edit]

Ollie Johns pitched in the major leagues for one week in 1905 with the Cincinnati Reds. While his ERA was 3.50, he gave up a huge number of unearned runs. In 18 innings, he gave up 7 earned runs and 15 more unearned runs. The Reds as a team gave up nearly 250 unearned runs in 1905.

Johns was a star pitcher at Dayton, winning 68 games there from 1905 to 1908.

"Pitcher Tracy Johns, the Reds new southpaw pitcher, lives near Hamilton, O. He, Siegel (sic) and Ewing are all residents of the section of the C., H. & D. road between Hamilton and Lima." - Sporting Life, September 30, 1905

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