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Russ Meyer

Russell Charles Meyer (Rowdy or The Mad Monk)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 175 lb.

Born: October 25, 1923 in Peru, Illinois, US
Died: November 16, 1997 in Oglesby, Illinois, US
School: Western Illinois University (Macomb, IL)

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Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1942 18 -3.2 Superior NORL C CHW 7 8 .467 4.21 32 184.0 193 111 86 67 1.413 9.4 3.3
1944 20 -7.6 Nashville SOUA A1 CHC 9 12 .429 5.30 38 14 146.0 187 106 86 70 1.760 11.5 4.3
1945 21 -6.6 Nashville SOUA A1 CHC 11 13 .458 4.43 34 26 183.0 203 108 90 0 62 1.448 10.0 0.0 3.0
1946 22 -5.2 Nashville SOUA AA CHC 13 8 .619 3.53 48 18 191.0 190 101 75 91 1.471 9.0 4.3
1957 33 6.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-Opn CIN 8 8 .500 3.96 27 21 0 0 161.1 192 77 71 12 37 10 0 0 0 1.419 10.7 0.7 2.1 0.6 0.27
1957 33 4.5 Seattle PCL Opn CIN 1 3 .250 4.68 10 7 0 0 42.1 54 22 22 4 11 10 0 0 0 1.535 11.5 0.9 2.3 2.1 0.91
1957 33 7.3 Nashville SOUA AA CIN 7 5 .583 3.71 17 14 119.0 138 55 49 8 26 1.378 10.4 0.6 2.0
1959 35 7.3 St. Paul AA AAA LAD 5 5 .500 2.80 13 11 6 0 90.0 85 34 28 6 18 1 38 0 0 1 1.144 8.5 0.6 1.8 3.8 2.11
6 Seasons 53 54 .495 4.11 192 90 6 0 955.1 1050 537 436 18 345 1 48 0 0 1 1.460 9.9 0.2 3.3 0.5 0.14
Opn (1 season) Opn 1 3 .250 4.68 10 7 0 0 42.1 54 22 22 4 11 10 0 0 0 1.535 11.5 0.9 2.3 2.1 0.91
C (1 season) C 7 8 .467 4.21 32 184.0 193 111 86 67 1.413 9.4 3.3
A1 (2 seasons) A1 20 25 .444 4.81 72 40 329.0 390 214 176 0 132 1.587 10.7 0.0 3.6
AA (2 seasons) AA 20 13 .606 3.60 65 32 310.0 328 156 124 8 117 1.435 9.5 0.2 3.4
AAA (1 season) AAA 5 5 .500 2.80 13 11 6 0 90.0 85 34 28 6 18 1 38 0 0 1 1.144 8.5 0.6 1.8 3.8 2.11
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1942 18 -3.5 Superior NORL C CHW 33 74 10 2 0 0 .135 .162 12
1944 20 -6.8 Nashville SOUA A1 CHC 43 53 10 1 0 0 .189 .208 11
1945 21 -5.1 Nashville SOUA A1 CHC 40 62 11 2 0 0 .177 .210 13
1946 22 -5.2 Nashville SOUA AA CHC 52 66 17 1 0 0 .258 .273 18
1957 33 5.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-Opn CIN 27 55 53 0 10 2 0 0 2 0 1 5 .189 .200 .226 .426 12 0 0 0 1
1957 33 3.9 Seattle PCL Opn CIN 10 12 10 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 5 .100 .167 .100 .267 1 0 0 0 1
1957 33 6.2 Nashville SOUA AA CIN 17 43 9 2 0 0 .209 .256 11
1959 35 7.4 St. Paul AA AAA LAD 14 35 31 3 8 0 0 0 2 0 3 10 .258 .324 .258 .582 8 0 1 0 0
6 Seasons 209 345 339 3 66 8 0 0 4 0 4 15 .195 .203 .218 .422 74 0 0 1 1 0
Opn (1 season) Opn 10 12 10 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 5 .100 .167 .100 .267 1 0 0 0 1
C (1 season) C 33 74 74 10 2 0 0 .135 .135 .162 .297 12
A1 (2 seasons) A1 83 115 115 21 3 0 0 .183 .183 .209 .391 24
AA (2 seasons) AA 69 109 109 26 3 0 0 .239 .239 .266 .505 29
AAA (1 season) AAA 14 35 31 3 8 0 0 0 2 0 3 10 .258 .324 .258 .582 8 0 1 0 0
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1942 18 Superior NORL C CHW P 32 0.00
1944 20 Nashville SOUA A1 CHC P 38 0.00
1945 21 Nashville SOUA A1 CHC P 34 0.00
1946 22 Nashville SOUA AA CHC P 48 0.00
1957 33 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-Opn CIN P 27 5 3 2 0 0 1.000 0.19
1957 33 Seattle PCL Opn CIN P 10 5 3 2 0 0 1.000 0.50
1957 33 Nashville SOUA AA CIN P 17 0.00
1959 35 St. Paul AA AAA LAD P 13 8 2 5 1 0 .875 0.54
6 Seasons 192 13 5 7 1 0 .923 0.06
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1942 18 Superior Blues Northern League C CHW
1943 19 Military Service
1944 20 Nashville Volunteers Southern Association A1 CHC
1945 21 Nashville Volunteers Southern Association A1 CHC
1946 22 Nashville Volunteers Southern Association AA CHC
1946 22 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1
1947 23 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1
1948 24 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1
1949 25 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB PHI 1
1950 26 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB PHI 1 1950-04-19 1950-09-25
1951 27 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB PHI 1 1951-04-28 1951-08-12
1952 28 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB PHI 1 1952-04-18 1952-09-26
1953 29 Brooklyn Dodgers National League MLB BRO 1 1953-04-15 1953-09-27
1954 30 Brooklyn Dodgers National League MLB BRO 1 1954-04-15 1954-09-25
1955 31 Brooklyn Dodgers National League MLB BRO 1 1955-04-16 1955-09-25
1956 32 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 1956-04-21 1956-08-24
1956 32 Cincinnati Redlegs National League MLB CIN 2 1956-09-12 1956-09-12
1957 33 Seattle Rainiers Pacific Coast League Opn CIN
1957 33 Nashville Volunteers Southern Association AA CIN
1957 33 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1 1957-04-24 1957-05-02
1958 34 Out of Baseball
1959 35 St. Paul Saints American Association AAA LAD
1959 35 Kansas City Athletics American League MLB KCA 1 1959-04-10 1959-06-28

Sabr ID: 737ae33a

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