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WHITE SOX INDIAN PITCHER HAS HURRICANE SPEED
Western leaguers profess that
in George Murphy Johnson, a
half blood Indian, the White So-
have purchased another "Chief"
Johnson, alias "Big Chief" and
"Winnebago," is the best pitch
ing proposition in the league that
produced Marty O'Toole, "Babe"
Adams, r"Buck" O'Brien and
Casey Hagerman. To him, more
than to any other influence, is
due the position of St. Joe, in the
western league race. He won 14
put of 21 games before he "was
George Murphy Johnson, the In
dian Pitcher (below) and His
Catcher, John Gossett.
sold to Gomiskey and saved seven
more games when other pitchers
flaunted distress signals.
With Johnson, the White Sox
purchased John Gossett, the 20-year-old
kid catcher, who is the
best in the eague, and the only
backstop in the organization that
cares to handle the terrific speed
of the Irish-Indian.
Johnson went to St. Joe in the