Roy Cleveland Johnson was a left fielder/right fielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Detroit Tigers, Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees and Boston Bees. A native of Pryor, Oklahoma, he batted left-handed and threw right-handed. His younger brother, Indian Bob Johnson, also was a major league player.
About Roy Johnson
MLB outfielder and brother of 8-time All-Star Indian Bob Johnson. His career spanned from 1929 to 1938 and he retired with a career batting average of .296.
He was the first rookie in the major leagues to record 200 hits in a single season.
He played with the Boston Red Sox for 12 years before his brother joined the team.
Like his brother, he was a quarter Cherokee Indian.
Like the Tigers pitcher Hooks Dauss, he set several team records.
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