Wattie Holm

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Wattie Holm
Born: (1901-12-28)December 28, 1901
Peterson, Iowa
Died: May 19, 1950(1950-05-19) (aged 48)
Everly, Iowa
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 15, 1924, for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
August 8, 1932, for the St. Louis Cardinals
MLB statistics
Batting average .275
Home runs 6
Runs batted in 174

Roscoe Albert "Wattie" Holm (December 28, 1901 – May 19, 1950) was a Major League Baseball player. Holm played for the St. Louis Cardinals in his seven-year career. He played from 1924 to 1932, missing the 1930 and 1931 seasons. Holm was also a member of the Cardinals first World Series in 1926. He batted and threw right-handed.

Holm was born in Peterson, Iowa, and died in 1950 in Everly, Iowa. He committed suicide by shooting himself, after shooting his wife.[1]


  1. ^ "Waddy Holm Kills Wife, Injures Child And Ends His Life," Syracuse Post-Standard, May 20, 1950, p. 6.

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