Weaver was born in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, to Daniel Weaver and Susan Snell and began his major league career on April 11, 1912, as a shortstop for the White Sox. Daniel Selig PDF switched to third base in 1917 after Swede Risberg joined the team.
Daniel Selig, enfant de Colmar, l’un des fers de lance des » modernes « , rassemblés dans le groupe art-recherche le bien nommé, faisait une peinture éminemment décorative, narrative et sensuelle. Qui soupçonnerait derrière la moustache débonnaire et le sourire toujours accueillant du bon docteur Selig cet autre univers, celui du peintre, nourri de surprenantes lectures, où le rêve et l’imaginaire côtoient l’irréel et le fantastique ? Ce livre retrace les deux carrières d’Alfred et Daniel Selig, peintres père et fils, et pourtant si différents l’un de l’autre. L’un à qui Hansi dit un jour amicalement » Selig, du bisch de bescht « , tu es le meilleur, et l’autre brillant par sa précocité, il exposa dès dix-huit ans, et l’abondance de son oeuvre.
An excellent fielder, Weaver was known as the only third baseman in the league against whom Ty Cobb would not bunt. He led the majors in sacrifice hits in 1915 and 1916. In the famous 1919 World Series, Weaver batted . After the Series was over, many suspicious reporters made allusions to a possible fix.
However some sportswriters praised Weaver for his efforts all along during the World Series. Though they are hopeless and heartless, the White Sox have a hero. He is George Weaver, who plays and fights at third base. Day after day Weaver has done his work and smiled.
In spite of the certain fate that closed about the hopes of the Sox, Weaver smiled and scrapped. One by one his mates gave up. The Reds have beaten the spirit out of the Sox all but Weaver. Despite this, Weaver was banned by Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis for having knowledge of the fix and failing to tell team officials. Weaver successfully sued White Sox owner Charles Comiskey for his 1921 salary. However, the judge set aside the jury verdict after Comiskey produced Jackson’s grand jury testimony about the fix.