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Johnny Evers
Birth: Jul. 21, 1881
Troy
Rensselaer County
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 28, 1947
Albany
Albany County
New York, USA

Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. As a second baseman with the Chicago Cubs in the early part of the century, he was the middle link in the famous "Tinkers to Evers to Chance" double play combo. He played with the Cubs from 1902 to 1913, the Boston Braves from 1914 to 1917 and the Phillies in 1917. He helped the Cubs to three straight World Series appearances and two titles, and his alertness in a game in 1908 resulted in the infamous "Merkle Boner", which cost the Giants the pennant (and won it for the Cubs). Sold to the Braves in 1914, he teamed with Rabbit Maranville to lead Boston to a improbable worst-to-first season, and a four game sweep over the heavily favored Philadelphia A's. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1946. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Helen Fitzgibbons Evers (1889 - 1974)*
 
 Children:
  Helen C. Evers (1911 - 1914)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: cerebral hemmorhage
 
Burial:
Saint Mary's Cemetery
Troy
Rensselaer County
New York, USA
Plot: Section B, Lot 237
 
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Record added: Sep 27, 1999
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