Lawrence Joseph Laughing Larry Doyle. Was the New York Giants team captain, earning the honor in his sophomore season, and became the first Major League player to hit a home run out of the Polo Grounds in 1912. In 1912, Doyle earned the NL MVP Award, the Chalmers Award (at the time) as he batted.330 with 184 hits, ten home runs, 90 RBI and 36 stolen bases. In 1915, he won the batting title hitting a league leading. 320 with 189 hits and 40 doubles, also league leads. Larry Doyle ended his career with a.
290 career batting average, 1,887 hits including 299 doubles, 123 triple and 74 home runs, 960 runs scored, 298 stolen bases and 793 RBI over 14 years. Was the primary catcher for Hall of Famer Christy Mathewson under the management of fellow Hall of Famer John McGraw during the highly successful early 1900s. Meyers was a member of the Cahuilla nation from Southern California, and was dubbed chief much to his dismay, but which seemed customary in the Major Leagues referring to any player of Native American decent. Coincidentally, the Giants were National League pennant winners in each of those seasons but fell short, losing the World Series in each as well. Meyers enjoyed a fourth trip to the Fall Classic with the Robins in 1916, but was again unsuccessful.
Chief Meyers ended his career with a. 291 career batting average with 826 hits, 276 runs and 363 RBI. The item "1911 T201 MECCA CIGARETTES DOYLE/MEYERS SGC GRADED 5 EXC- FREE SHIPPING" is in sale since Tuesday, March 20, 2018.
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