John Joseph Evers
Crab or Trojan Position: Second Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 125 lb.
Born: July 21, 1881 in Troy, NY
( All Transactions) September 1, 1902 (Age 21)
Debut: Teams (by GP): Cubs/Braves/Phillies/Orphans/WhiteSox 1902-1929 Final Game: October 6, 1929 (Age 48)
vs. NYG 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Old Timers Committee as Player in 1946.
Induction ceremony in Cooperstown held in 1947. View at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Johnny Evers Page
Died: March 28, 1947 in Albany, NY Buried: St. Mary Cemetery, Troy, NY
Relatives: Brother of Joe Evers and Nephew of Tom Evers View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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News -- April 2014
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9/14 Baseball de World: Today in Baseball History – September 14: September 14, 1905 Joe Tinkers and Johnny Evers get into a fight at an exhibition game in Washington, Indiana. Evers took a taxi ... News -- March 2013
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