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Full Name Johnny Evers
Date of Birth July 21, 1881
Date of Death 1947-03-28
Birthplace Troy
Birth City New York
Country United States
Horoscope Cancer

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Johnny Evers Biography

Johnny Evers is one of the most popular and richest Baseball Player who was born on July 21, 1881 in Troy, New York, United States. Former Major Leaguer, best well-known for his role in helping the Cubs take home their first World Series in 1907 and 1908.

He as well as He and Ernie Banks were both stars on the Chicago Cubs. were both great players for the Chicago Cubs.

He was born and raised in Troy, New York.

NameJohnny Evers
First NameJohnny
Last NameEvers
OccupationBaseball Player
BirthdayJuly 21
Birth Year1881
Place of BirthTroy
Home TownNew York
Birth CountryUnited States
Birth SignCancer
Full/Birth Name
FatherNot Available
MotherNot Available
SiblingsNot Available
SpouseNot Known
Children(s)Not Available

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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Johnny Evers Net Worth

Johnny Evers is one of the richest Baseball Player from United States. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Johnny Evers's net worth $3-5 Million.* (Last Update: February 3, 2024)

In 1902 He was a rookie with his first season in the Minor Leagues, playing shortstop for the Troy Trojans.

He was named the Most Valuable Player in 1914. received the title of as the National League Most Valuable Player.

Net Worth (2024)$5 Million*
Net Worth in 2023$3 Million*
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomeBaseball Player
CarsNot Available
HouseLiving in own house.
N.B: * means unconfirmed

Johnny Evers's Height & Physical Stats

Johnny Evers height Not available right now. Johnny weight 56 kg & body measurements will update soon.

HeightUnknown
Weight56 kg
Body MeasurementsUnder Review
Eye ColorNot Available
Hair ColorNot Available
Feet/Shoe SizeNot Available

Who is Johnny Evers Dating?

According to our records, Johnny Evers is possibily single & has not been previously engaged. As of February 1, 2024, Johnny Evers’s is not dating anyone.

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Facts & Trivia

Johnny Ranked on the list of most popular Baseball Player. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in United States. Johnny Evers celebrates birthday on July 21 of every year.

Who was known as the human crab in Baseball?

Johnny Evers
Induction1946
Election methodVeterans Committee

How tall was Johnny Evers?

5′ 9″

Where is Johnny Evers buried?

Mary’s Cemetery located in Troy, New York. But boy did it! The last time the Cubs won the World Series was in 1908 and on the team was Troy native Johnny Evers, second baseman.

How do you pronounce Johnny Evers?

The proper pronunciation of the family’s surname has always been a source of confusion, but Johnny clarified the matter during a public appearance in Boston late in his career when he declared, according to a local sportswriter, that “either way was right: that while Ev-ers was the correct pronunciation, everyone in …

Is Johnny Evers in the Hall of Fame?

1946

Key Events

  1. Evers made his professional debut in minor league baseball for the Troy Trojans of the Class-B New York State League in 1902 as a shortstop..

  2. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1902 through 1917 for the Chicago Cubs, Boston Braves, and Philadelphia Phillies..

  3. Lowe recovered during the 1903 season, but Evers' strong play made Lowe expendable; Evers finished third in the NL in fielding percentage among second basemen (.937), and finished fifth in assists (245) and putouts (306)..

  4. However, Lowe's injury did not properly heal by spring training in 1903, allowing Evers to win the starting job for the 1903 season..

  5. Evers played 152 games in the 1904 season..

  6. The Cubs won the NL pennant in 1906, but lost the 1906 World Series to the Chicago White Sox four games to two; Evers batted 3-for-20 (.150) in the series..

  7. During the 1906 season, Evers finished fifth in the NL with 49 stolen bases, and led the league with 344 putouts and led all second basemen with 44 errors..

  8. The Cubs repeated as NL champions in 1907, and won the 1907 World Series over the Detroit Tigers, four games to none, as Evers batted 7-for-20 (.350)..

  9. During the 1907 season, Evers led the NL with 500 assists..

  10. The Cubs then won the 1908 World Series over Detroit, four games to one, as Evers again batted 7-for-20 (.350)..

  11. During the 1908 pennant race, Evers alerted the umpires to Fred Merkle's baserunning error in a game against the New York Giants, which became known as "Merkle's Boner"..

  12. For the 1908 season, Evers had a .300 batting average, good for fifth in the NL, and a .402 on-base percentage, second only to Honus Wagner..

  13. Evers drew 108 walks during the 1910 season, trailing only Miller Huggins..

  14. Without Evers, the Cubs won the NL pennant, but lost the 1910 World Series to the Philadelphia Athletics, four games to one..

  15. Evers served as the pivot man in the "Tinker-to-Evers-to-Chance" double-play combination, which inspired the classic baseball poem "Baseball's Sad Lexicon", written by New York Evening Mail newspaper columnist Franklin Pierce Adams in July 1910..

  16. Evers agreed to manage the Navy Midshipmen, a college baseball team, in 1911, despite the opposition of Cubs' manager Frank Chance..

  17. He experienced a nervous breakdown in 1911; returning to the Cubs later in the season, he played in only 46 games that year..

  18. Evers rebounded to bat .341 in 1912, good for fourth in the NL, and he led the NL with a .431 on-base percentage..

  19. After the 1913 season, Evers was offered $100,000 ($2,960,943 in current dollar terms) to jump to the Federal League, but he opted to take less money to remain with the Cubs..

  20. Murphy named Evers manager in 1913, signing him to a five-year contract, succeeding Chance..

  21. The Cubs traded Evers to the Braves in 1914; that season, Evers led the Braves to victory in the World Series, and was named the league's Most Valuable Player. .

  22. In February 1914, after Evers signed his players to contracts, Murphy fired Evers as manager and traded him to the Boston Braves for Bill Sweeney and Hub Perdue..

  23. During the 1914 season, the Braves fell into last place of the eight-team NL by July 4..

  24. The Braves defeated the Philadelphia Athletics in the 1914 World Series, four games to none, as Evers batted 7-for-16 (.438)..

  25. Evers was limited in 1915 by injuries, and also served suspension for arguing with umpires..

  26. After a poor season in 1916, Evers began the 1917 season with a .193 batting average..

  27. Evers continued to play for the Braves and Phillies through 1917..

  28. He signed with the Boston Red Sox as a player-coach for the 1918 season, but was released without playing a game for them..

  29. Evers retired in 1918, having batted .300 or higher twice in his career, stolen 324 bases and scored 919 runs..

  30. In 1920, Evers was slated to become head baseball coach at Boston College, however he instead accepted a last minute offer to join the New York Giants as a coach..

  31. He managed the Cubs again in 1921, succeeding Fred Mitchell..

  32. He also appeared in one game apiece for the Chicago White Sox and Braves while coaching them in 1922 and 1929, respectively. .

  33. Evers served as a coach for the Chicago White Sox in 1922 and 1923..

  34. He returned to second base in 1922, filling in for an injured Eddie Collins..

  35. Evers operated a sporting goods store in Albany, New York in 1923..

  36. Evers was named the White Sox acting manager for the 1924 season, succeeding Chance, who was ordered home due to poor health..

  37. As Braves owner Emil Fuchs sold manager Rogers Hornsby to the Cubs and assumed managerial duties himself for the 1929 season, Fuchs hired Evers as a coach..

  38. Evers and fellow coach Hank Gowdy played in one game in the 1929 season, coming into the bottom of the ninth inning on October 6, 1929..

  39. Evers remained a coach for the Braves under Bill McKechnie, who succeeded Fuchs as field manager in 1930, and served in the role through 1932..

  40. He continued to scout for the Braves, and then became general manager of the Albany Senators of the New York–Pennsylvania League in 1935..

  41. However, Evers lost his money and filed for bankruptcy in 1936..

  42. Evers suffered a stroke in August 1942, which paralyzed the right side of his body..

  43. Evers was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Veterans Committee in 1946. .

  44. John Joseph Evers (July 21, 1881 – March 28, 1947) was an American professional baseball second baseman and manager..

  45. Evers died of a cerebral hemorrhage in 1947 at St..

  46. Evers is mentioned in the 1949 poem "Line-Up for Yesterday" by Ogden Nash: .

  47. The ball used in the Merkle play was sold at an auction in the 1990s for $27,500, making it one of the four most valuable baseballs based on purchase price..