Walter Mueller can truly be called Manitou’s Mr. Baseball. Walter spent 25 years as player/manager for the Manitou Braves, and has been associated with the team for 40 years. Walter was picked up by Morden or Pilot Mound to pitch in many provincials. Mueller was named several times to the Border League all-star team, and coordinated Manitou Minor Baseball Association for 25 years; convened Manitou Sports Day for many years; and convened two provincial Senior B championships. Walter was very involved with the Central Regional Sports Association (founding member), and with the Pembina Hills Recreation Commission, in hockey and golf. Walter was on Manitou Town Council for 35 years, for the last 10 years as Mayor. Mueller was elected to the MBA Honour society in 1996.