Cuckoo Christensen

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Cuckoo Christensen
Outfielder
Born: (1899-10-04)October 4, 1899
San Francisco, California
Died: December 20, 1984(1984-12-20) (aged 85)
Menlo Park, California
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 13, 1926, for the Cincinnati Reds
Last MLB appearance
August 4, 1927, for the Cincinnati Reds
MLB statistics
Batting average .315
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 57
Teams

Walter Niels "Cuckoo" Christensen (October 24, 1899 – December 20, 1984) born in San Francisco, California, was a baseball outfielder for the Cincinnati Reds (1926-1927).

Christensen led the National League in on-base percentage (.426) in 1926. In two seasons, he played in 171 games and had 514 at bats, 66 runs, 162 hits, 21 doubles, 7 triples, 57 RBIs, 12 stolen bases, 60 walks, a .315 batting average, .392 on-base percentage, .383 slugging percentage, 197 total bases and 16 sacrifice hits.

Christensen played with the Milwaukee Brewers of the American Association between 1930 and 1933, hitting .362, .325, .325 and .307.[1]

He died in Menlo Park, California, at the age of 85.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hamann, Rex (2004). The American Association Milwaukee Brewers. United States: Arcadia Publishing. p. 126. ISBN 0738532754. 

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