What positions did Tinker, Evers, and Chance play?

In the early 20th century, these three Chicago Cubs filled the following infield positions:

Joe Tinker, shortstop; Johnny Evers, second base; Frank Chance, first base.

Their fielding, immortalized in a popular sportswriter’s phase, “Tinker-to-Evers-to-Chance,” has become synonymous with crack teamwork.

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