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Billy Meyer

William Adam Meyer

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 170 lb.

Born: January 14, 1893 in Knoxville, TN (All Transactions)
Debut: September 6, 1913 (Age 20.235, 3,982nd in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1916 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Athletics/WhiteSox 1913-1917

Last Game: September 18, 1917 (Age 24.247)   vs. CHW 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: March 31, 1957 in Knoxville, TN
Buried: Lynnhurst Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
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Career Home Runs

For all seasons after 1973, the play-by-play data is complete (summary of missing data for pre-1974). For some games from 1954 to 1973, we do not have complete play-by-play.

Billy Meyer: 1 Career Home Run

0 leading off, 0 walk-off, 0 tying, 0 go ahead, 1 lacking some details (For more accurate walk-off HR totals, see the Batting Event Finder)
1 Tm
vs LHP1
1 Opp
1 Pitcher
Nick Cullop1
1 Park
Polo Grounds1
Where Hit
General field locations
when available.
1 Inside the Park
Game Totals
1·HR gms1
Gms w/ this # = 0
are not shown.
1 on1
Any on1
Before event,
for batter

Play By Play

View Pitches · WE and WPA Explanation
1916 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RBI BOP Pos WPA Notes
1 1 1 1 1916-05-31 (1) PHA @ NYY Nick Cullop t 4 2 8 2 IPHR

About the SABR Home Run Encyclopedia

Much of the data on's Home Run Logs comes from the Tattersall/McConnell Home Run Log, a database of all homers hit in the major leagues since 1876. This project was begun in the 1940's by John C. Tattersall and was continued after Tattersall's death in 1981 by Bob McConnell, one of SABR's original 16 members. David Vincent, another SABR member, has since assumed the leadership of the project. has licensed this remarkable database from the Society for American Baseball Research. All credit for the data therein goes to the intrepid researchers who digitized this data from archival sources.

For years from 1914 to 2015, RetroSheet play-by-play data has been used whenever the home run occurred in a game for which we have complete play-by-play data.

There are a handful of cases where the home run logs totals do not agree with the totals on our player pages. We are working to reconcile all of those differences, but believe that in all cases the Home Run Encyclopedia is correct.