Charles “Buddy” Solomon Myer


Born: March 16, 1904

Died: October 31, 1974

Hometown: Ellisville, MS

Year of Induction: 1971

 

College Career

Mississippi State (1921-1924)

 

Pro Baseball Career

Washington Nationals (1925-1941)

• Hit 300 nine times in 17 seasons

• Led the American League in stolen bases with 30 (’28)

• Played second base, short stop and third base

• Played two World Series (’25, ‘33)

 

Did You Know?

On May 13, 1924, MSU shortstop Buddy Myer gave the Maroons a much-needed boost by cranking out a grand slam to beat the Ole Miss Rebels 6-4. Myer’s shot is believed to be the first grand slam in the history of Mississippi State.

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