Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. WAlter A. MAyer (July 8, 1890 - November 18, 1951) was a backup catcher in Major League Baseball who played from 1911 through 1919 for the Chicago White Sox (1911-1912, 1914-1915), Boston Red Sox (1917-1918) and St. LOuis Browns (1919). LIsted at 5'' 11", 168 lb., Mayer batted and threw right-handed. HE was born in Cincinnati, Ohio.IN a seven-season career, Mayer was a .193 hitter (53-for-274) with 22 runs and 20 RBI in 132 games, including 14 doubles, one triple, one stolen base, and a .303 on-base percentage. HE did not hit a home run. IN 112 catching appearances, he committed 17 errors in 553 chances for a .968 fielding percentage.