Walter Holke

A sure-handed first baseman with a reliable bat, Holke played most of his career with losing teams. In the Braves’ 26-inning tie with Brooklyn in 1920, he made 42 putouts at first base. Though he played at a time when players often tried to intimidate umpires with aggressive arguing, the mild-mannered Holke played 11 ML seasons without being thrown out of a game and stretched his record to 20 pro seasons before he was given the boot as a manager in the Three-Eye League.