Johnson was a member of the world champion 1957 Milwaukee Braves. He played his final season with the Baltimore Orioles. After his playing career, he became a longtime television color commentator on the TBS television network. In 2001, Johnson was inducted into the Atlanta Braves Hall of Fame. He is the father of Ernie Johnson Jr.
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The Miles-Krieger (Gunther Brewing Company)-Hoffberger group renamed their new team the Baltimore Orioles soon after taking control of the franchise. The nickname has a rich history in Baltimore, having been used by a National League club in the 1890s, an American League club (1901–02), and an International League club (AAA) from 1903 to 1953.
Nov 16, 2009 · Four 20-game winners On September 26, 1971, Baltimore Orioles pitcher Jim Palmer wins his 20th game of the year, becoming the fourth Orioles pitcher to win 20 games in the 1971 season.
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View Walter Johnson's Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos). Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1907 season Full Name: Walter Perry Johnson Nicknames: Barney or The Big Train. View Player Info from the B-R Bullpen. View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject. More bio, uniform, draft, salary info
1964 was my first year (age 10) when I paid attention to the Orioles, who led the A.L. a good part of the year, but yielded to the NYY & CWS. Brooks Robinson was A.L. MVP. Great pennant races in '64. A history of the Sports Reference Sponsorship System