November 8, 1920 |
|April 15, 1947, for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
|Last MLB appearance|
|May 12, 1956, for the Philadelphia Phillies|
|Runs batted in||539|
|Career highlights and awards|
Waldon Thomas Westlake (born November 8, 1920) is a former utility player who had a ten-year career from 1947 to 1956. Born in Gridley, California, he played for the Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds and Philadelphia Phillies of the National League, and the Cleveland Indians and Baltimore Orioles of the American League. He played third base and outfield. He is the oldest living former member of the Cincinnati Reds, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, and St. Louis Cardinals. His brother is Jim Westlake.
He was elected to the National League All-Star team in 1951.
Westlake is a graduate of Christian Brothers High School in Sacramento.
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