Bade Myers

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William M. Myers

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 10", Weight 175 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

First baseman William "Bade" Myers played minor league ball from 1896 to 1915. A catcher and first baseman, Myers spent most of his career at the B-level of minor league baseball. He spent much of his career playing for Ohio-based teams in cities like Toledo, Dayton and Columbus.

He collected 2,112 hits and a .287 average in 2,023 games.

He also scouted for the St. Louis Terriers and Cleveland Indians.

Myers, at the age of 24, batted .411 in 126 games (462 at-bats) with the Toledo Mud Hens of the Inter-State League in 1897. Playing first base and catching for the league champs that year under manager/president Charles Strobel, Myers also led the team with 45 doubles, according to Ralph LinWeber's history of Toledo baseball, The Toledo Baseball Guide of the Mud Hens (1944).

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Playoffs Notes
1903 Fort Wayne Railroaders Central League 89-49 1st none League Champs
1904 Fort Wayne Railroaders Central League 88-51 1st none League Champs
1905 Fort Wayne Railroaders / Canton Red Stockings Central League -- -- replaced by George Williams
1906 Canton Chinamen Central League 85-63 3rd none
1907 Canton Chinamen Central League 69-64 3rd none
1908 Dayton Veterans Central League 77-63 3rd none
1909 Dayton Veterans Central League 56-77 8th none
1910 Quincy Vets Central Association 88-50 1st none League Champs
1911 Quincy Infants Three-I League 71-63 3rd none
1912 Quincy Old Soldiers Three-I League 67-70 4th none
1913 Canton Senators Interstate League 29-44 7th League disbanded on July 21
1915 Fort Wayne Cubs Central League 62-60 6th none
1916 Muskegon Reds Central League 55-77 8th none
1917 Richmond Quakers Central League -- -- replaced by Joe Evers

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