Wally Millies

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Wally Millies
Catcher
Born: (1906-10-18)October 18, 1906
Chicago, Illinois
Died: February 28, 1995(1995-02-28) (aged 88)
Oak Lawn, Illinois
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 23, 1934 for the Brooklyn Dodgers
Last MLB appearance
May 21, 1941 for the Philadelphia Phillies
Career statistics
Batting average .243
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 65
Teams

Walter Louis Millies (October 18, 1906 in Chicago, Illinois – February 28, 1995 in Oak Lawn, Illinois) was a major league baseball player and scout and a minor league manager.

Millies was a catcher during six seasons for the Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Senators, and Brooklyn Dodgers between 1934 and 1941. In 246 games, he compiled a .243 batting average with 65 RBI.

Millies had a long career as a minor league manager following his major league career including a stint as the skipper of the Kinston Eagles of the Coastal Plain League.

After his minor league managerial career, Millies was a scout for the New York Mets, Houston Astros and Montreal Expos, based in Oak Lawn, Illinois.

During World War II, Millies served in the Navy.

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