Hall of Fame Washington Senators pitcher known as The Big Train; named American League MVP in 1913 and 1924, led the Senators to a World Series Championship in 1924, and recorded 417 wins, 3,508 strikeouts and a 2.17 ERA during his career.
As a youth, he worked in oil fields, but also found time for horseback riding.
He was the second oldest child of Frank and Minnie Johnson out of six total children.
Bob Gibson became the second pitcher after Johnson 50 years earlier to become part of the 3,000-strikout club.
He set an MLB record by recording 110 shutouts during his 21-year career.