Walt Tragesser

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Walt Tragesser
Walt Tragesser 1913-15.jpg
Born: (1887-06-14)June 14, 1887
Lafayette, Indiana
Died: December 14, 1970(1970-12-14) (aged 83)
Lafayette, Indiana
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 30, 1913, for the Boston Braves
Last MLB appearance
October 2, 1920, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Batting average.215
Home runs6
Runs batted in66

Walter Joseph Tragesser (June 14, 1887 – October 2, 1970) was a professional baseball player. He was a catcher over parts of seven seasons (1913, 1915–1920) with the Boston Braves and Philadelphia Phillies. For his career, he compiled a .215 batting average, with six home runs and 66 runs batted in.

An alumnus of Purdue University, where he played college baseball for the Boilermakers from 1908–1909,[1] he was born and later died in Lafayette, Indiana at the age of 83.


  1. ^ "Purdue University Baseball Players Who Played in the Major Leagues". Baseball-Almanac.com. Archived from the original on 2012-07-20. Retrieved 20 July 2012.

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