Walter Joseph "Moose" Moryn (April 12, 1926 – July 21, 1996) was an American Major League Baseball outfielder. A native of St. Paul, Minnesota, Moryn played in the majors from 1954 through 1961 for the Brooklyn Dodgers, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals, and Pittsburgh Pirates.
Moryn's career highlight was a dramatic shoe-string catch on the last out of the May 15, 1960 no-hitter by Don Cardwell of the Cubs. Cardwell's gem came in his Cubs debut after being acquired in a trade. Moryn himself was traded exactly a month later, at the trading deadline, when he was sent to the Cardinals.
Moryn died in Winfield, Illinois at the age of 70, and is buried in Assumption Cemetery in Wheaton.
By Dean Hanley
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