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Walter Charles "Wally" Post
Birth: Jul. 9, 1929
Death: Jan. 6, 1982
Saint Henry
Mercer County
Ohio, USA

Major League Baseball Player. He was a right-handed hitting outfield who spent all or part of 15 seasons with the Cincinnati Reds (1949, 1951-57, 1960-63), Philadelphia Phillies (1958 to 1960), Minnesota Twins (1963) and Cleveland Indians (1964). He hit 210 homeruns during his major league career, including 40 in 1955, and had a lifetime .266 batting average. Known for his power, he won a number of suits of clothing for hitting the sign on top of the laundry that stood beyond the leftfield wall at Cincinnati's Crosley Field. He also defeated Hank Aaron in the syndicated television show "Homerun Derby". A member of the Reds 1961 National League Championship team, he batted .333 in the World Series that year including a homerun in Game Five. After retiring from baseball, Wally Post was an official with a canning company in west-central Ohio. (bio by: John Perin) 
 
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Saint Henry's Church Cemetery
Saint Henry
Mercer County
Ohio, USA
 
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Record added: Sep 30, 1998
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Walter Charles Wally Post
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- J Spencer
 Added: Jan. 21, 2014
Thank you and may you rest in sweet peace, sir.
-Anonymous
 Added: Jan. 6, 2014

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 Added: Jan. 6, 2014
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