Category:John Tortes Meyers
English: John Tortes "Chief" Meyers (July 29, 1880 – July 25, 1971) was a Major League Baseball catcher for the New York Giants, Boston Braves, and Brooklyn Robins from 1909 to 1917. He played on the early Giants teams under manager John McGraw and was the primary catcher for Hall of Famer Christy Mathewson. Meyers hit over .300 for three straight years as the Giants won three straight National League pennants from 1911 to 1913. Overall, he played in four World Series – the 1911, 1912, and 1913 Series with the Giants, as well as the 1916 Series with the Robins. Meyers was a Native American from the Cahuilla culture of California, and he was educated at Dartmouth College.
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- (Chief Meyers, Brooklyn NL (baseball)) (LOC) (14960237889).jpg 1,024 × 740; 71 KB
- Chief Meyers and Chief Bender, 1911 World Series,.jpg 5,520 × 3,938; 8.18 MB
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- Chief Meyers, New York Giants catcher, by Paul Thompson, 1910.jpg 5,548 × 4,045; 5.51 MB