Walter Schmidt (baseball)

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Walter Schmidt
Walter Schmidt.jpg
Walter Schmidt in 1923, with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Born: (1887-03-20)March 20, 1887
London, Arkansas
Died: July 4, 1973(1973-07-04) (aged 86)
Modesto, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 13, 1916, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
September 7, 1925, for the St. Louis Cardinals
MLB statistics
Batting average .257
Home runs 3
Runs batted in 234

Walter Joseph Schmidt (March 20, 1887 in Coal Hill, Arkansas – July 4, 1973 in Modesto, California), was a professional baseball player who played catcher in the Major Leagues from 1916-1925. He would play for the Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals. He later was the player/manager of the Mission Bells of the Pacific Coast League during the 1926 season. His brother, Boss Schmidt, also played professional baseball.

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