Eau Claire Baseball Hall of Fame: Victor "Vic" Johnson

Photographed May 22 and 23, 2014
Erected by Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Baseball Hall of Fame
Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin
44.807451,-91.521193
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Victor "Vic" Johnson

Born in Eau Claire on August 3, 1920, Victor Johnson
started his pro baseball career with the Eau Claire Bears in
1942. He pitched for the Boston Red Sox from 1944-46, and the
Cleveland Indians from 1946-17. In 1945, Johnson, a left-hander,
threw a complete-game shutout against the New York Yankees. His
career record was 6-8. After retiring from baseball, he worked for
many years at the Eau Claire YMCA and UW-Eau Claire.
He also helped start the city Little League program and
managed the semipro Eau Claire Lief Iverson's
Conoco Oilers baseball team.

Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Baseball Hall of Fame
Inducted 2009

The marker is located inside Carson Park, at the Eau Claire Baseball Hall of Fame, in front of the Carson Park baseball stadium, adjacent to the baseball stadium parking lot, on Carson Park Drive, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54703.

NOTE: Carson Park Drive is a big loop around the park; it's impossible to miss the baseball stadium.




Victor "Vic" Johnson's marker is fifth from the left.



 With the Carson Park baseball stadium in the background.


The ramp from the parking lot to the Eau Claire Baseball Hall of Fame
(visible at the top of the ramp).

The Eau Claire Baseball Hall of Fame is located at Carson Park.

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