Chief Meyers

Chief Meyers

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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Member of the Cahuilla nation, and an excellent catcher for John mcGraw’s Giants in early 20th century.

primary position

Catcher

primary team

New York Giants

playing career

1909—1917

nickname

Born

July 29, 1880, in Riverside, CA

died

July 25, 1971, in San Bernardino, CA, USA

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

5-11 / 194
Average HOF C
Hitting
60
Power
50
Running
40
Fielding
60
Throwing
60
*The Scouting Grades are based on performance in the Major Leagues, not predictive skills typically placed on prospects.
SCOUTING SCALE
80 = Elite
70 = Excellent
60 = Above Average
50 = MLB Average
40 = Below Average
30 = Inferior
20 = Poor
Replaced
UNIFORM NUMBER
#none
BATTING ORDER
8
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-15-1909
FINAL GAME
10-4-1917
CAREER AGE
28-36
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

25.2

career value

WAR7

21.3

long peak

WAR5C

18.1

prime

WAR3

11.9

short peak
Average HOF C

57.6

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF C

37.1

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF C

26.7

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF C

18.4

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

123.3

career value

WIN shares 7

108.7

long peak

Win SHares 5C

88.3

prime

Win SHares 3

58.5

short peak
Average HOF C

307.6

Career Win Shares
Average HOF C

181.0

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF C

128.9

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF C

87.6

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#51

Catcher

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#1

1909—1917

All-Time

#711

POsition Players
#60
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#40
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#52
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.291
Batting Average
.367
On-Base Percentage
.378
Slugging Percentage
2
home runs per season
7
Stolen Bases per season