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  • Walter Johnson

  • Baseball's Big Train
  • By: Henry W. Thomas
  • Narrated by: Ian Esmo
  • Length: 17 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 58
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 37
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36

To many, Walter Johnson is the greatest pitcher of all time. He was a star second to none from the dawn of the game's modern era through the "Golden Age of Sports" of the Roaring Twenties. The playing career of "The Big Train", as the sportswriters called him, spanned the era of such greats as Cy Young, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Lou Gehrig, and Al Simmons. Johnson knew every President from William Howard Taft to Franklin Roosevelt, and was friends with the likes of Will Rogers and Douglas Fairbanks.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Greatest Pitcher of All Time?

  • By David on 04-05-07

Amazing story.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-09-16

Great story but the narration suffered a bit. Any time he read a quotation it was one of two voices and intonations.