Russ Meyer

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Russell Charles Meyer
(Rowdy or The Mad Monk)

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Biographical Information[edit]

Russ Meyer missed the 1943 season due to military service.

Meyer coached at Illinois Valley Community College in 1980-1982 and joined the New York Yankees as a minor league pitching coach in 1981. He was pitching coach of the GCL Yankees (1982), the Oneonta Yankees (1983-1986), Fort Lauderdale Yankees (1987-1988), Albany-Colonie Yankees (1989-1990), and Columbus Clippers (1991). In 1992 Meyer was promoted to the majors where he spent the season as bench coach.

Notable Achievements[edit]

  • 15 Wins Seasons: 2 (1949 & 1953)
  • 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 2 (1949 & 1952)
  • Won a World Series with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1955

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