Wheeler "Doc" Johnston
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First baseman
Born: (1887-09-09)September 9, 1887
Cleveland, Tennessee
Died: February 17, 1961(1961-02-17) (aged 73)
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Batted: Left
Threw: Left
MLB debut
October 3, 1909, for the Cincinnati Reds
Last MLB appearance
September 30, 1922, for the Philadelphia Athletics
MLB statistics
Batting average.263
Home runs14
Runs batted in381
Career highlights and awards

Wheeler Roger "Doc" Johnston (September 9, 1887 – February 17, 1961) was an American professional baseball first baseman. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1909 through 1922.

During eleven seasons in the major leagues, Johnston played for the Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Philadelphia Athletics. He batted .263 (992-for-3774) with 14 home runs, 478 runs and 381 RBIs, and was a member of the Indians team that won the 1920 World Series. His brother Jimmy Johnston was also a major league player.[1]


  1. ^ "Jimmy Johnston". Retrosheet. October 26, 2017.