Joe Evans
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"Joseph Patton Evans" was a professional baseball player who played in the Major Leagues from - for the Cleveland Indians, Minnesota Twins/Washington Senators, and Baltimore Orioles/St. Louis Browns. He played several different positions, mostly as a third baseman or outfielder.

Evans made his major league debut with the Indians in 1915, playing 42 games for them. He spent most of with the minor league baseball/minor league Portland Beavers, playing just 33 games for the Indians. was Evans' first as a regular, as he served as the Indians' primary third baseman. However, he batted just .190, and in , he split time at third base with veteran Terry Turner. The following offseason, the Indians traded for third baseman Larry Gardner, pushing Evans back to the bench.

Evans played on Cleveland's 1920 World Series championship team, batting .349 in 56 games as a reserve outfielder. He appeared in four of the seven games of the Series, picking up 4 hits in 14 at-bats. Evans remained with the Indians until the end of the 1922 in baseball/1922 season. He was then traded to the Senators for Frank Brower (baseball)/Frank Brower on January 8, 1923.

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