|Date of birth||22 November 1928|
|Place of birth||Austria|
|Date of death||5 October 2008 79)(aged|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Walter Haummer (22 November 1928 - 5 October 2008)was an Austrian football forward who played for Austria in the 1954 FIFA World Cup. He also played for FC Admira Wacker Mödling.
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