Tony Wagner

A veteran of more than 20 years in baseball, Tony Wagner began his career in the 1930s and continued to compete into the 1950s. He was a third baseman known for his aggressive play, hard hitting, and athletic skills. When playing for Ijamsville, he won the club batting crown in 1934, 1948, 1949, and 1950, with a .429 average. He was a standout member of the Frederick Hustlers team, which won the Maryland Semi-Pro Championship, advancing to the nationals in Wichita, Kansas. Wagner was a totally committed athlete who never settled for anything less than his best.