Julius "Judy" Johnson


Darby Hilldale Club

Played 11 seasons for the Hilldale Daisies as a 3B (1921-29, 1931-32)

Considered the Negro Leagues’ top 3B in the 1920s and 1930s

Connie Mack told him “If you were a white boy, you could name your price”

Known as a sure handed third baseman with good range and a strong arm

Described as a line drive clutch hitter who compiled a lifetime batting average of .349

Played in the first 2 Negro League World Series (1924, 1925)

1924 Negro League World Series leader in batting (.364), hits (16), and RBI (8)

Considered as the league’s most valuable player (1929)

3 time Eastern Colored League Champion with the Daisies (1923-25)

Member of the Negro League World Series Champion Hilldale Daisies (1925)

Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the Negro Leagues Committee (1975)

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