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 History Players Teams Obituaries Site search Contact UsSponsor a page on Historic Baseball! Click here for detailsGeorge Myatt George Edward MyattNickname: Mercury, Stud or FoghornBorn: June 14, 1914 in Denver, Col.Died: Sept. 14, 2000 Debut: 1938 | Pos: 2BHt: 5-11 | Wt: 167 | B:R | T: R YrsGABHHRRBISBAvg7407134538149972.283>> Visit theGeorge Myatt biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.George Myatt, a second baseman who hada game in which he went 6-for-6, died on Sept. 14, 2000. Myatt, nicknamed Mercury for his speed,stole 72 bases in 407 games. He had two seasons in his career in whichhe played regularly — 1944 and 1945 with the Senators.  In 1944,he hit .284 and stole 26 bases.  In 1945, he hit .296 with 30 steals.  On May 1, 1944, Myatt had 5 singles anda double in six at-bats against Boston. He played briefly with the Giants in 1938-1939 and suffered a knee injury in 1939.  He returned to the majors during the War years and spent the rest of his career with the Senators.Following his career as a player, Myattbecame a coach. He worked for the Senators from 1950-1954, the White Sox(1955-56), the Cubs (1957-59), the Braves (1960-61), the Tigers (1962-63)and the Phillies (1964-1972).He managed and won a single game with thePhillies in 1968. The following season, Phillies manager Bob Skinner quitover a dispute with the team’s front office.  Myatt became the team’smanager for the remainder of the season, finishing 19-35.