Two 1913 advertisements for automobiles featuring Walter Johnson.
Speed and Reliability
Two points of similarity between Walter Johnson and
The Cole Car
The world’s first completely standardized car
The second ad, below, is for the local Detroit Electric dealership:
2 Record Breakers
Detroit Electric Brougham
Johnson remained on the mound longer than Cole stayed in business; the car maker closed in 1925. Detroit Electric continued building cars until 1939 and the company was revived in 2008.