Waldo Sauter

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Waldo Emerson Sauter

Biographical Information[edit]

Waldo Sauter was a long-time coach.

Sauter served in the US Army in Europe and the Pacific during World War II, becoming 1st Lieutenant. Obituaries say he briefly played in the St. Louis Cardinals system; as of Feb. 2015, he is not listed at BR Minors. He also played and managed at the semipro level. He taught at the high school level and at Murray State University (where he was head baseball coach in 1956-1957) then was a professor of physical education and sport at Central Michigan University from 1957-1994. He coached baseball (1963-1970) and was assistant coach in baseball (1957-1962), basketball and football. He was 210-91 as baseball coach and won three Interstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference titles. His 36-4 record in 1970 was the best in school history. Carmen Fanzone would have the longest major league career among his players at CMU.