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Johnny Evers
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Birth Date:July 21, 1881
Astrology Sign:Cancer
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Died Date:March 28, 1947

Occupation:Baseball Player

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Johnny Evers

Biography:Johnny Evers (July 21, 1881 - March 28, 1947) was a Major League Baseball player and manager. He was born in Troy, New York. The name originally rhymed with beavers rather than severs, but Evers came to accept both pronunciations during his life.

Evers, a second baseman, made it to the big leagues with the Chicago Cubs in 1902 and played for the Cubs through 1913, during which time he appeared in three World Series and won two (in 1907 and 1908). One of the smallest men ever to play in the major leagues, Evers reportedly weighed less than 100 pounds (45 kg) when he first broke in, and generally played at a weight under 130 pounds (59 kg).

In 1914 Evers was traded to the Boston Braves, which proved to be a spectacular combination - the Braves won the World Series, and Evers won the Chalmers Award (a forerunner of the MVP award). Evers played with the Braves until 1917, when he was claimed off waivers by the Philadelphia Phillies in mid-season. He retired from playing after that season, having batted .300 or higher twice in his career, stolen 324 bases and scored 919 runs.

Evers is perhaps best known as the pivot man in the "Tinker to Evers to Chance" double play combination immortalized in the poem "Baseball's Sad Lexicon" by New York newspaper columnist Franklin Pierce Adams.

Evers managed three teams, the 1913 Chicago Cubs, the 1921 Cubs, and the 1924 Chicago White Sox. Over his managerial career, he posted a 180-192 record.

He later served as a scout for the Boston Braves and as business manager and field manager of the International League's Albany Senators.

Evers was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Veteran's Committee in 1946.

Johnny Evers died of a cerebral hemorrhage in 1947 in Albany, New York. He is interred in St. Mary's Cemetery in Troy, New York.

Personality and Character Cards:
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Johnny Evers's Personality Tarot Card The Wheel of Fortune - Personality Card

Birthday: July 21, 1881

A new chapter is starting; problems are solved through changes in circumstances.

Johnny Evers's Character Tarot Card The Magician - Character Card

Birthday: July 21, 1881

Creative initiative, skill and opportunities for new ventures.

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Johnny Evers's Growth Tarot Card Justice

Birthday: July 21, 2017

Balance, wisdom and a need for rational, logical solutions.




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