Walt Tauscher

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Walter Edward Tauscher

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 1", Weight 186 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Walt Tauscher pitched 23 seasons in the minor leagues, from 1924 to 1927, 1929 to 1946 and in 1948. He was used both as a starter and a reliever, going 263-200 in 867 games. He reached the 15-win mark seven times and the 20-win mark twice, winning a career-high 21 games in 1934.

Tauscher spent 13 of his 23 seasons playing in the American Association, spending nine years with the Minneapolis Millers. While in the American Association, he also pitched for the Indianapolis Indians and St. Paul Saints.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1946 Meridian Peps Southeastern League 41-56 -- Brooklyn Dodgers -- replaced by Fred Williams (15-22) on July 30
1948 Greenville Pirates Alabama State League 80-46 2nd Pittsburgh Pirates Lost League Finals
1949 Greenville Pirates Alabama State League 83-44 1st Pittsburgh Pirates Lost League Finals
1950 Tallahassee Pirates Georgia-Florida League 77-58 3rd Pittsburgh Pirates League Champs
1951 Waco Pirates Big State League 75-73 5th Pittsburgh Pirates

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