Walter Ancker

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Walter Ancker

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 1", Weight 190 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

"Ancker, when he was here year before last, won several games and exhibited a great drop ball and a good fast ball." - from a Union News-Dispatch article on June 12, 1919 about Ancker coming back to the Binghamton team

Walter Ancker pitched four games for the 1915 Philadelphia Athletics.

He was 18 years younger than teammate Nap Lajoie.

The Sporting Life of April 1, 1916 indicates that Ancker was optioned out to Asheville.

Ancker pitched for Binghamton in 1917 and 1919. An article in the Binghamton Press on April 5, 1922, indicates that Walter Ancker and Jack Ancker had both joined Elmira.

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