Chief Meyers Trades and Transactions

The Chief Meyers trades and transactions seen below include all known instances where Chief Meyers has been involved in a trade or transaction of any type as it relates to baseball.

"You know, Dartmouth (College - He attended, but did not play) is just like the Giants: once a Giant, always a Giant. And this is quoted from Chaucer: once a Dartmouth, always a Dartmouth. You never lose that affection for the old school, regardless if you just get in there and get a cup of coffee. They instill that spirit into you that lasts. Dartmouth men are very, very close, all over the world. They'll never turn you down." - Chief Meyers in The Glory of Their Times (1992)
Chief Meyers
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Birth Name: John Tortes Meyers
Nickname: Chief or Ironman
Born On: 07-29-1880  (Leo)
Place of Birth Data Born In: Riverside, California
Year of Death Data Died On: 07-25-1971
Place of Death Data Died In: San Bernardino, California
Cemetery: Green Acres Memorial Park, Bloomington, California
High School: Riverside High School (Riverside, CA)
College: Dartmouth College (DNP)
Batting Stances Chart Bats: Right Throwing Arms Chart Throws: Right
Player Height Chart Height: 5-11 Player Weight Chart Weight: 194
First Game: 04-16-1909 (Age 28)
Last Game: 10-04-1917
Draft: Not Applicable
Chief Meyers

Trades & Transactions

07-01-1908 Sold by St Paul (American Association) to New York Giants for $6000 (July 1, 1908).
02-10-1916 Claimed on waivers by Brooklyn Robins from New York Giants (February 10, 1916).
-- Released by Brooklyn Robins (August, 1917).
08-17-1917 Signed by Boston Braves (August 17, 1917).

Did you know that during the physical, if a team finds out that the player received during a trade is injured they may return the player to the originating team within ten days from the date the trade was made and void the entire contract?

The Baseball Almanac trades and transactions database includes Rule 5 Draft picks, free agency information, voided trades, waiver picks, expansion draft data, amateur draft data, player refusals, bonus babies, and many other types of not readily found anywhere on the Internet.

Baseball trades & transactions, like the Chief Meyers trades and transactions seen above, are an evolving field of research where new discoveries are often found and new player debuts are added to the data set almost daily.

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