A report on Johnny Evers

Evers with the Chicago Cubs in 1910
Evers with the Cubs, circa 1910
A 1911 Johnny Evers T205 Tobacco Card

American professional baseball second baseman and manager.

- Johnny Evers
Evers with the Chicago Cubs in 1910

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A program featuring league presidents Ban Johnson and Harry Pulliam, and National Baseball Commission President August Herrmann

1906 World Series

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The 1906 World Series featured a crosstown matchup between the Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Cubs.

The 1906 World Series featured a crosstown matchup between the Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Cubs.

A program featuring league presidents Ban Johnson and Harry Pulliam, and National Baseball Commission President August Herrmann
Pickoff attempt during one of the games. Frank Chance slides in safely past the tag of Jiggs Donahue.
After game 1, Fans rush the field and police protect Nick Altrock
Ed Reulbach, winning pitcher of Game 2
Jack Pfiester pitching in Game 3
Game 4 winning pitcher Mordecai Brown
Game 5 at West Side Grounds
South Side Park during Game 6
A ball from the series on display at the Baseball Hall of Fame. The ball was used in Game Six, the final game, of the world series

Cubs second baseman Johnny Evers then reached on a two-base error by White Sox second baseman Frank Isbell, scoring Steinfeldt for an unearned run and moving Tinker and Evers to second and third.

Fred Merkle

Merkle's Boner

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Merkle's Boner refers to the notorious base-running mistake committed by rookie Fred Merkle of the New York Giants in a game against the Chicago Cubs on September 23, 1908.

Merkle's Boner refers to the notorious base-running mistake committed by rookie Fred Merkle of the New York Giants in a game against the Chicago Cubs on September 23, 1908.

Fred Merkle
An estimated 20,000 fans watched the game.
Story headline in The New York Times
Standings of the National League prior to the replaying of the tied game

Cubs second baseman Johnny Evers saw an opportunity to have the rule enforced.

1907 World Series

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The 1907 World Series featured the Chicago Cubs and the Detroit Tigers, with the Cubs winning the Series four games to none (with one tie) for their first championship.

The 1907 World Series featured the Chicago Cubs and the Detroit Tigers, with the Cubs winning the Series four games to none (with one tie) for their first championship.

West Side Grounds during Game 1 on October 8
Cubs catcher Johnny Kling
Cubs second baseman Johnny Evers
Tigers outfielder Ty Cobb
Bennett Park during Game 5 on October 12

Johnny Evers had three hits, including two doubles, as the Cubs took a 2–0 lead in the Series.

Maranville in 1914

Rabbit Maranville

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American professional baseball shortstop, second baseman and manager.

American professional baseball shortstop, second baseman and manager.

Maranville in 1914
Goudey baseball card of Walter "Rabbit" Maranville, 1933
Rabbit Maranville (center) as manager of the Montreal Royals between two players, 1938

The following year, Maranville was the runner-up in the MVP voting to teammate Johnny Evers as the Braves won the National League pennant and then went on to sweep the powerful Philadelphia A's in the World Series.

Bobby Lowe

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American Major League Baseball (MLB) player, coach, and scout.

American Major League Baseball (MLB) player, coach, and scout.

Lowe with the Milwaukee Brewers in 1888
Boston's infield, rated by some as the best in baseball history. Top: Fred Tenney (1B), right: Herman Long (SS), bottom: Jimmy Collins (3B), and left: Bobby Lowe (2B)

In 1903, he became a backup to Johnny Evers at second base, appearing in only 32 games for the Cubs.

Troy, New York

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City in the U.S. state of New York and the county seat of Rensselaer County.

City in the U.S. state of New York and the county seat of Rensselaer County.

Troy's Union Depot circa 1900
Neighborhoods of Troy
The Payne Mansion (2017)
Northern River Street
City Council meeting in the former City Hall on River Street

John Joseph Evers (1883–1947), baseball Hall of Fame second baseman

Merkle in 1908

Fred Merkle

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American first baseman in Major League Baseball from 1907 to 1926.

American first baseman in Major League Baseball from 1907 to 1926.

Merkle in 1908
Merkle's baseball card

Cubs second baseman Johnny Evers noticed this, and after retrieving a ball and touching second base, he appealed to umpire Hank O'Day, who later managed the Cubs, to call Merkle out.

Troy Trojans (minor league baseball)

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The Troy Trojans, based in Troy, New York, were a minor league baseball team that existed on and off between 1885 and 1916.

The Troy Trojans, based in Troy, New York, were a minor league baseball team that existed on and off between 1885 and 1916.

The great Johnny Evers began his professional career with the Trojans in 1902 before moving to the Chicago Cubs later that year.}

Joe Evers

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Pinch runner in Major League Baseball.

Pinch runner in Major League Baseball.

His brother was Hall of Famer Johnny Evers.

Baseball Magazine cover, 1914

1914 World Series

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The championship series of Major League Baseball's 1914 season.

The championship series of Major League Baseball's 1914 season.

Baseball Magazine cover, 1914
A program from the 1914 World Series, featuring Braves manager George Stallings.
Fenway Park on October 12, 1914, for the third game of the 1914 World Series.
Dick Rudolph
Hank Gowdy

Johnny Evers' two-out, two-run single in the bottom of the fifth broke a 1–1 tie and the collective backs of the heavily favored Athletics as the "Miracle Braves" completed their improbable sweep.