Walt Tragesser

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Walt Tragesser
File: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 runs 6
Runs batted in 66

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.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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