John Tortes Meyers - Native American History Poster



John Tortes Meyers was a Major League Baseball catcher for the New York Giants, Boston Braves, and Brooklyn Robins from 1909 to 1917. He maintained a .300 batting average several years and  played in four World Series – the 1911, 1912, and 1913 Series with the Giants, as well as the 1916 Series with the Robins. Meyers played semi-pro baseball until 1920 and eventually quit to become police chief for the Mission Indian Agency. He was also a private in the United States Marine Corps during World War I.

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