Walter Louis Millies (October 18, 1906 in Chicago, Illinois – February 28, 1995 in Oak Lawn, Illinois) was a major league baseball player and scout and a minor league manager.
Millies was a catcher during six seasons for the Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Senators, and Brooklyn Dodgers between 1934 and 1941. In 246 games, he compiled a .243 batting average with 65 RBI.
Millies had a long career as a minor league manager following his major league career including a stint as the skipper of the Kinston Eagles of the Coastal Plain League.
After his minor league managerial career, Millies was a scout for the New York Mets, Houston Astros and Montreal Expos, based in Oak Lawn, Illinois.
During World War II, Millies served in the Navy.
By Dean Hanley
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