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John Tortes "Chief" Meyers : a baseball biography

Author: William A Young
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"John Tortes "Chief" Meyers (1880-1971) was the hard-hitting, award-winning catcher for John McGraw's New York Giants from 1908 to 1915 and later for the Brooklyn Dodgers. This first full biography explores John Tortes Meyers's Cahuilla roots and early life, his year at Dartmouth College, his outstanding baseball career, his life, and legacy"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Chief Meyers; Chief Meyers
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William A Young
ISBN: 9780786468010 0786468017
OCLC Number: 761369253
Description: v, 251 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: William A. Young.

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"John Tortes "Chief" Meyers (1880-1971) was the hard-hitting, award-winning catcher for John McGraw's New York Giants from 1908 to 1915 and later for the Brooklyn Dodgers. This first full biography explores John Tortes Meyers's Cahuilla roots and early life, his year at Dartmouth College, his outstanding baseball career, his life, and legacy"--Provided by publisher.

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"an important book that shares the story of one of baseball's leading players during the early twentieth century. It is thoroughly researched, including archival sources, interviews with Meyers' Read more...

 
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