Wally Westlake

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Wally Westlake
Wally Westlake.jpg
Born: (1920-11-08) November 8, 1920 (age 96)
Gridley, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 15, 1947, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
May 12, 1956, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Batting average .272
Home runs 127
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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