Paul Meloan

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Paul B. Meloan

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Biographical Information[edit]

Paul Meloan played for the Chicago White Sox and the St. Louis Browns, almost always in right field.

He had been at Washington University in St. Louis in 1909, although he had started in the minors in 1908. In 85 games at Springfield in 1910, he hit .376. One of his teammates there was Ray Chapman.

An article in The American Magazine, Vol. 71, indicates that Charlie Comiskey paid $4,000 to get Meloan from Springfield. The article also states that Meloan had been an amateur player in East St. Louis, IL a couple of years earlier. Meloan played in the minors though 1919.

Through 2008 he and Jonathan Meloan are the only two major leaguers with the last name Meloan.

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