The Home of William Julius "Judy" Johnson

The Home of William Julius "Judy" Johnson (HM1DN2)

Location: Wilmington, DE 19808 New Castle County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 43.695', W 75° 37.986'

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Born October 26, 1899 - Died June 14, 1989

In 1975 William Julius "Judy" Johnson became the first Delawarean elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. During his career, 1921 through 1936, Johnson was considered the best third baseman in the Negro Leagues. In 1935, Johnson served as captain of the Pittsburgh Crawfords, a team that also featured Hall of Famers Satchel Paige, Oscar Charleston, Josh Gibson and Cool Papa Bell. Later he served as a scout for the Philadelphia Athletics, the Philadelphia Phillies, and the Milwaukee Braves. This house, where Johnson and his wife Anita lived for 55 years, is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
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HM NumberHM1DN2
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Marker NumberNC-95
Year Placed1995
Placed ByDelaware State Archives
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Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 1:50am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 445744 N 4397787
Decimal Degrees39.72825000, -75.63310000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 43.695', W 75° 37.986'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 43' 41.70" N, 75° 37' 59.16" W
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Area Code(s)302
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3701 Kiamensi Ave, Wilmington DE 19808, US
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