Tommy Johnson (johnsto06)
Thomas Fairfax Johnson
(L'il Professor, Skipper)
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 10", Weight 179 lb.
- School University of Maryland, New York University, Springfield College
- Debut 1940
- Final Game 1940
- Born March 10, 1917 in Philadelphia, PA USA
- Died March 21, 2007 in Silver Spring, MD USA
Tommy Johnson played, coached and scouted during his baseball career.
Johnson pitched for the Philadelphia Stars in 1940. He was in the Army-Navy USO during World War II then finished his master's degree in health and physical education. He coached swimming, baseball and football at Howard University and also pitched for the Indianapolis Clowns (1950), Brandon Greys (Manitoba-Dakota League) and Baltimore Black Sox.
Johnson was a scout for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1963. During his academic career, he was chairman of the Organization of Black Physiologists.