John Meister

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John Meister
Second baseman
Born: May 10, 1863
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Died: January 28, 1923(1923-01-28) (aged 59)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Batted: Unknown Threw: Unknown
MLB debut
August 24, 1886, for the New York Metropolitans
Last MLB appearance
June 29, 1887, for the New York Metropolitans
MLB statistics
Batting average.230
Home runs3
Runs batted in42

John F. Meister (May 10, 1863 – January 17, 1923) was an American baseball player. Meister played two seasons in Major League Baseball, 1886–87, for the New York Metropolitans, primarily as a second baseman.

He was listed in the Allentown, Pennsylvania directory of 1888 as a "professional" baseball player. He was the third son of Charles and Louisa Meister. After his baseball career was over, John Meister owned a liquor store, a tavern, and then a restaurant.

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