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Henry Myers (shortstop)

For other people of the same name, see Henry Myers (disambiguation).
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Henry Myers
Shortstop
Born: May, 1858
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: April 18, 1895(1895-04-18) (aged 36)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 20, 1881 for the Providence Grays
Last MLB appearance
September 12, 1884 for the Wilmington Quicksteps
Career statistics
Batting average .174
Home runs 0
Runs scored 46
Teams

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Henry C. Myers (May, 1858 – April 18, 1895) was an American Major League Baseball player from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who played mainly at shortstop for three seasons from

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After only playing one game for the Providence Grays during the 1881 season,[1] he was part of the Baltimore Orioles of the American Association in

  1. REDIRECT Template:Baseball year. The team had many players with little or no Major League experience, and like Myers, many were from the Philadelphia area.[2] Besides playing shortstop for the Orioles, he was also the manager.[1][2] They finished last, 14½ games behind the 5th place team, with a 19 and 54 win/loss record.[3] He would never manage again, and made a short playing appearance in 1884 for the Wilmington Quicksteps of the Union Association.[1]

Henry died in Philadelphia at the age of 36, and was buried at the Mount Vernon Cemetery, also in Philadelphia.[1][4]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e "Henry Myers' Statistics". retrosheet.org. Retrieved 2008-03-19. 
  2. ^ a b Baseball in Baltimore: The First Hundred Years. by James H. Bready. Retrieved 2008-03-19. 
  3. ^ "1882 American Association standings". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2008-03-19. 
  4. ^ "Henry Myers' profile". findagrave.com. Retrieved 2008-03-19. 

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Preceded by
Baltimore Orioles (AA) Managers
1882
Succeeded by
Billy Barnie