|Roles||Competed in Olympic Games • Competed in Olympic Games (non-medal events)|
|Full name||Wesley Marion•Oler, Jr.|
|Born||15 December 1891 in Baltimore, Maryland (USA)|
|Died||5 April 1980 in Alexandria, Virginia (USA)|
|Measurements||183 cm / 77 kg|
|Affiliations||Yale Bulldogs, New Haven (USA)|
Jumping for Yale, Wesley Oler won the AAU high jump indoors in 1915 and outdoors in 1916. He was IC4A champion in the high jump in 1914-15. While a student at Yale he was initiated into the Skull and Bones Society in 1916. He later competed for the NYAC. At the 1912 Olympics, he also competed in the baseball demonstration event. Oler played catcher, but was loaned to the Swedish team as they lacked experienced players, and he batted lead-off for the Swedes. Oler joined General Motors in 1939 and eventually became their director of public relations, retiring from the company in 1956.
Personal Best: HJ – 1.97 (6-5½) (1916).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1912 Summer Olympics||Athletics||USA||Wesley Oler|
|High Jump, Men (Olympic)||NP r1/2|
|Baseball (Baseball/Softball)||USA||Wesley Oler|
|Baseball, Men (Olympic (non-medal))||Mixed team||2|
|Baseball, Men (Olympic (non-medal))||US East "Olympics"||1|