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Johnny Hopp
Outfielder/First baseman
Born: July 18, 1916(1916-07-18)
Hastings, Nebraska
Died: June 1, 2003 (aged 86)
Scottsbluff, Nebraska
Batted: Left Threw: Left 
MLB debut
September 18, 1939 for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
September 27, 1952 for the Detroit Tigers
Career statistics
Batting average     .296
Home runs     74
Runs batted in     458
Career highlights and awards
  • World Series Championships in 1942, 1944, 1950 and 1951
  • Also Participated in the 1943 World Series
  • 1946 National League All-Star

John Leonard Hopp (Cotney) (July 18, 1916, in Hastings, Nebraska – June 1, 2003, in Scottsbluff, Nebraska) was a Major League Baseball outfielder and first baseman. He was an All-Star in 1946.

Signed by the St. Louis Cardinals as an amateur free agent in 1936, Hopp would make his Major League Baseball debut with the St. Louis Cardinals on September 18, 1939, and appear in his final game on September 27, 1952.

The book Carl Erskine's Tales from the Dodgers Dugout: Extra Innings (2004) includes short stories from former Dodger pitcher Carl Erskine. Hopp is featured in a number of these stories.

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