The position of the second baseman
Evers with the Chicago Cubs in 1910
Nap Lajoie was the first second baseman to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Evers with the Cubs, circa 1910
Cover of a 1905 how-to booklet
A 1911 Johnny Evers T205 Tobacco Card

John Joseph Evers (July 21, 1881 – March 28, 1947) was an American professional baseball second baseman and manager.

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The position of the second baseman

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After stepping on second base, Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Max Moroff throws to first base to complete a double play as Baltimore Orioles baserunner Seth Smith slides into the base

Double play

Act of making two outs during the same continuous play.

Act of making two outs during the same continuous play.

After stepping on second base, Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Max Moroff throws to first base to complete a double play as Baltimore Orioles baserunner Seth Smith slides into the base
Mickey Vernon was part of 2044 double plays in his 20-year career.

4-6-3 (second baseman to shortstop to first baseman) or 6-4-3 (shortstop to second baseman to first baseman). Other combinations start with 1 (pitcher), 3 (first baseman), or (5 third baseman), followed by 6-3 or 4-3 depending on which middle infielder is covering second base on the play.

The most famous double play trio—although they never set any records—were Joe Tinker, Johnny Evers and Frank Chance, who were the shortstop, second baseman and first baseman, respectively, for the Chicago Cubs between 1902 and 1912.