Kermit Wahl

Kermit Wahl

Columbia, Brown County, South Dakota, USA
Death 16 Sep 1987 (aged 64)
Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA
Burial Columbia, Brown County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 13609294 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. The reserve infielder played for the Cincinnati Reds (1944-45, 1947), the Philadelphia Athletics (1950-51) and St. Louis Browns (1951). His most productive season was 1950, when he hit .257 in 89 games for the Athletics. He was traded by the A's to the Chicago White Sox on June 4, 1951 for third baseman Hank Majeski. On the same day, the White Sox peddled him with outfielder Paul Lehner and cash to the Browns for outfielder Don "Footsie" Lenhardt. On July 31, 1951, St. Louis sent him with pitchers Bobby Hogue and Lou Slater and infielder Tommy Upton to the New York Yankees for outfielder Cliff Mapes. But he never played a game with New York, going to the minor leagues instead. Wahl's five-year totals: .226 batting average, three homers and 50 runs batted in.

Bio by: Ron Coons

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Kermit Wahl (18 Nov 1922–16 Sep 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13609294, citing Lakeview Cemetery, Columbia, Brown County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .