Date and Place of Birth: September 1, 1927 Duval Township, Missouri
Military Unit: US Navy
Area Served: United States
Major League Stats: Cloyd Boyer on Baseball-Almanac
Boyer, who played shortstop on the school team,
also played for the Alba Aces in the Cardinal Junior League and
signed as a pitcher with the St Louis Cardinals in 1945. He played
Boyer served in the
The 6-foot-1, right-hander joined the Cardinals
in 1949 and made his major league debut on April 23. He made four
brief appearances in
Boyer was with the Cardinals again for 1950 as a
starter-reliever and was 7-7 with a 3.52 ERA in 36 appearances. He
Boyer continued to pitch in the minors until
1961, spending the last five seasons with
Boyer was a coach for the Richmond Virginians in 1962. He was the New York Yankees minor league pitching coach in 1963-1964 and again from 1974 to 1976. He scouted for the Yankees from 1964 to 1974, and replaced minor league managers in mid-season in 1962, 1963, and 1968. He was a major league coach for the Yankees in 1977), the Atlanta Braves from 1978 to 1981 and the Kansas City Royals in 1982 and 1983. Boyer returned to managing in the Toronto Blue Jays’ organization in 1986 and the Braves’ organizations in 1988 and 1989.
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