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Milton Edward Welch (July 26, 1924 – February 9, 2019) was a Major League Baseball catcher. He was born in Farmersville, Illinois and played in one game for the Detroit Tigers, on June 5 during the 1945 Detroit Tigers season.

Milt Welch
Catcher
Born: (1924-07-26)July 26, 1924
Farmersville, Illinois
Died: February 9, 2019(2019-02-09) (aged 94)
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 5, 1945, for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
June 5, 1945, for the Detroit Tigers
MLB statistics
Batting average.000
At-bats2
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BiographyEdit

Welch began his professional career with the Lockport Cubs of the class D Pennsylvania–Ontario–New York League in 1943. His best season in the minors was with the Hagerstown Owls of the class B Interstate League in 1944, when he had a batting average of .302 in 441 at bats. After his appearance with the major league Tigers he continued to play minor league baseball. His last professional season was in 1947 with the Danville Leafs of the Carolina League. Welch died on February 9, 2019 at the age of 94.[1]

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