Walter Oliver 'Walt' Merrill
Date of Birth: August 7, 1917, in Andalusia, Alabama
Date of Death: March 12, 1953, in Andalusia, Alabama (35 years old)
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Walt Merrill was drafted by the Army Air Force as an athletic instructor who
prepared troops for military service. Merrill played for the Keesler Air Field Flyers
and Randolph Air Field Flyers. Merrill attained the rank of staff sergeant and
served on active duty from 1943-1946. After suffering a career-ending injury in a
game, Merrill became an assistant football coach for the Keesler Flyers.
1940 Brooklyn Dodgers (NFL)
1941 Brooklyn Dodgers (NFL)
1942 Brooklyn Dodgers (NFL)
University of Alabama