Walter Anderson biography

Walter Anderson

Pitcher, Baseball Player

1897 – 1990

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Who was Walter Anderson?

Walter Carl Anderson, also known as "Lefty" Anderson, was a professional baseball player whose playing career spanned five season, including parts of two in Major League Baseball with the Philadelphia Athletics in 1917 and 1919. Anderson compiled a major league record of 1–0 with a 3.25 earned run average and 20 strikeouts in 17 games, two starts. He also played in the minor leagues with the Class-B Fort Worth Panthers, the Double-A Louisville Colonels and the Class-B Rockford Rox. Before his professional career, Anderson attended Western Michigan University. Anderson also served in World War I. Anderson batted and threw left-handed.

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Born
Sep 25, 1897
Grand Rapids
Education
  • Western Michigan University
Lived in
  • Grand Rapids
Died
Jan 6, 1990
Battle Creek

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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