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Walker Cooper

William Walker Cooper (Walk)

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 210 lb.

Born: January 8, 1915 in Atherton, Missouri, US
Died: April 11, 1991 in Scottsdale, Arizona, US
High School: William Chrisman HS (Independence, MO)

Major League Stats


Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1934 19 -4.3 Springfield WA C STL
1935 20 -1.8 Rogers ARSL D 91 334 120 26 4 14 .359 .587 196
1936 21 -1.6 Springfield WA C STL 129 486 136 28 8 6 .280 .407 198
1937 22 -5.6 Sacramento PCL AA STL 83 241 64 12 3 3 .266 .378 91
1938 23 -2.6 3 Teams 3 Lgs B-A1-AA STL 106 379 101 19 6 4 .266 .380 144
1938 23 -1.9 Mobile SEAL B STL 61 233 67 9 2 4 .288 .395 92
1938 23 -3.6 Houston TL A1 STL 41 141 33 9 4 0 .234 .355 50
1938 23 -5.7 Sacramento PCL AA STL 4 5 1 1 0 0 .200 .400 2
1939 24 -0.7 Asheville PIED B STL 130 497 167 22 15 8 .336 .489 243
1940 25 -2.5 Columbus AA AA STL 131 477 144 29 12 3 .302 .432 206
1958 43 15.8 Indianapolis AA AAA CHW 38 77 71 3 15 8 0 0 4 0 6 10 .211 .273 .324 .597 23 0 0 0 1
1959 44 16.4 Indianapolis AA AAA CHW 2 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
9 Seasons 710 2493 2487 3 747 144 48 38 4 0 6 10 .300 .302 .443 .745 1101 0 0 0 1
D (1 season) D 91 334 334 120 26 4 14 .359 .359 .587 .946 196
C (2 seasons) C 129 486 486 136 28 8 6 .280 .280 .407 .687 198
B (2 seasons) B 191 730 730 234 31 17 12 .321 .321 .459 .779 335
A1 (1 season) A1 41 141 141 33 9 4 0 .234 .234 .355 .589 50
AA (3 seasons) AA 218 723 723 209 42 15 6 .289 .289 .414 .703 299
AAA (2 seasons) AAA 40 79 73 3 15 8 0 0 4 0 6 10 .205 .266 .315 .581 23 0 0 0 1
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB lgCS% PO
1935 20 Rogers ARSL D C 60 440 348 70 22 .950 6.97
1936 21 Springfield WA C STL C 112 823 702 86 35 .957 7.04
1937 22 Sacramento PCL AA STL C 65 232 195 26 11 .953 3.40
1938 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs B-A1 STL C 85 553 451 76 26 .953 6.20
1938 23 Mobile SEAL B STL C 49 297 235 48 14 .953 5.78
1938 23 Houston TL A1 STL C 36 256 216 28 12 .953 6.78
1939 24 Asheville PIED B STL C 123 742 644 81 17 .977 5.89
1940 25 Columbus AA AA STL C 130 840 705 120 15 .982 6.35
1958 43 Indianapolis AA AAA CHW C 18 73 65 5 3 2 .959 3.89 3
7 Seasons 593 3703 3110 464 129 2 .965 6.03 3
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1958 43 Indianapolis AA AAA CHW 1 of 1 155 72 82 .468
1959 44 Indianapolis AA AAA CHW 1 of 1 163 86 76 .531
1961 46 Dallas-Fort Worth AA AAA LAA 1 of 1 150 72 77 .483
3 Seasons 468 230 235 .495

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1934 19 Springfield Red Wings Western Association C STL
1935 20 Rogers Cardinals Arkansas State League D
1936 21 Springfield Cardinals Western Association C STL
1937 22 Sacramento Solons Pacific Coast League AA STL
1938 23 Mobile Shippers Southeastern League B STL
1938 23 Houston Buffaloes Texas League A1 STL
1938 23 Sacramento Solons Pacific Coast League AA STL
1939 24 Asheville Tourists Piedmont League B STL
1940 25 Columbus Red Birds American Association AA STL
1940 25 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1
1941 26 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1
1942 27 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1
1943 28 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1
1944 29 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1
1945 30 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1
1946 31 New York Giants National League MLB NYG 1
1947 32 New York Giants National League MLB NYG 1
1948 33 New York Giants National League MLB NYG 1
1949 34 New York Giants National League MLB NYG 1
1949 34 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB CIN 2
1950 35 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB CIN 1 1950-04-18 1950-05-08
1950 35 Boston Braves National League MLB BSN 2 1950-05-13 1950-09-27
1951 36 Boston Braves National League MLB BSN 1 1951-04-17 1951-09-30
1952 37 Boston Braves National League MLB BSN 1 1952-04-15 1952-09-28
1953 38 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB MLN 1 1953-04-17 1953-09-12
1954 39 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB PIT 1 1954-04-14 1954-05-18
1954 39 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 2 1954-05-21 1954-09-18
1955 40 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 1955-04-17 1955-09-20
1956 41 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1 1956-04-22 1956-09-23
1957 42 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1 1957-04-22 1957-09-20
1958 43 Indianapolis Indians American Association AAA CHW
1959 44 Indianapolis Indians American Association AAA CHW

Sabr ID: dceb1250

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