Walter BlairWalter Allen Blair (October 13, 1883 – August 20, 1948), nicknamed "Heavy", was an American catcher in Major League Baseball player born in Landrus, Pennsylvania who, after attending Bucknell University, played as a backup catcher for the New York Highlanders from through . He later got his chance to play regularly when played for the Buffalo Buffeds/Blues of the Federal League during their only two seasons in and . It was for this team that he did appear as manager for two games, a doubleheader played on June 4, 1915, his team won one and lost one.
Following his playing career he served as a baseball coach at the University of Pittsburgh and Bucknell University. He was inducted into the Bucknell Hall of Fame in 1987. Walter died at the age of 64 in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, and was buried at the Lewisburg City Cemetery. Provided by Wikipedia
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