March 22, 1906|
|Died: September 28, 1975
|April 17, 1934, for the Boston Red Sox|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 26, 1943, for the Chicago White Sox|
|Runs batted in||599|
Julius Joseph "Moose" Solters (born Julius Joseph Soltesz: March 22, 1906 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – September 28, 1975) was a major league outfielder between 1934 and 1943.
After nine seasons in the American League and 3421 plate appearances, Solters retired with a .289 career batting average. In 1941, Solters was struck by an errant baseball during a pregame warmup. The thrown ball fractured his skull and has been attributed to his going blind two years later. Solters is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
- "Memories: Moose Solters Going Blind; Once Refused a Brewer Contract". The Milwaukee Journal. 11 March 1949. p. 37.
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