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On Indian Bob Johnson

One of the things I like about baseball are looking at guys from way back in the day, who aren't household names or Hall of Famers, but who were very good, solid players for a number of years. Guys who have fallen through the cracks, who don't get the recognition they deserve.

Guys who do many things well, but aren't great at any one thing, tend to be overlooked by fans. Bobby Abreu and Bobby Grich are perfect examples. Brad Wilkerson is another good example, a guy who doesn't have one statistical category like RBIs or batting average that screams greatness, but who is generally very good across the board.

Along those lines, the Baseball Analysts have a retrospective on Indian Bob Johnson, a legitimately great player for a number of years in the 1930s. Pretty neat read, if you are into this sort of thing...