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Walter Johnson, nicknamed "The Big Train," was a pitcher playing from 1907 to 1927 with the Washington Senators. Johnson was known as a power pitcher of his era, believed to throw the ball over 100 miles per hour. Later in Johnson's career as baseball manager he had the nickname, "Old Barney." Location and date of this photo is unknown. (AP Photo)

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Walter Johnson, nicknamed "The Big Train," was a pitcher playing from 1907 to 1927 with the Washington Senators. Johnson was known as a power pitcher of his era, believed to throw the ball over 100 miles per hour. Later in Johnson's career as baseball manager he had the nickname, "Old Barney." Location and date of this photo is unknown. (AP Photo)