Lew McCarty

  • Card series: Pilgrims
  • City: Newark
  • Team: Indians (EL)
  • League: Eastern League

George Lewis McCarty (1888-1930) was a catcher for the Brooklyn Superbas/Robins, Giants and Cardinals from 1913-1921. His best year was 1916 when he tied for the NL lead with a .339 BA, but fell short of the number of ABs to qualify. With Brooklyn, McCarty played under former catcher Wilbert Robinson with teammate Casey Stengel.

  • In 1916 McCarty was traded away to NY from the pennant-bound Robins for Fred Merkle
  • The Giants won the pennant in ’17 and McCarty hit .400 in the Series

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