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Bill Walker

William Henry Walker

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 175 lb.

Born: October 7, 1903 in East St. Louis, IL
High School: East St. Louis HS (East St. Louis, IL)(All Transactions)
Debut: September 13, 1927 (Age 23.341, 5,780th in MLB history)   vs. STL 2.0 IP, 2 H, 3 SO, 2 BB, 1 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1928 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Giants/Cardinals 1927-1936

Last Game: September 14, 1936 (Age 32.343)   vs. NYG 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: June 14, 1966 in East St. Louis, IL
Buried: Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL
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Career Home Runs Allowed

For all seasons after 1973, the play-by-play data is complete (summary of missing data for pre-1974). For some games from 1954 to 1973, we do not have complete play-by-play.

Bill Walker: 99 Career Home Runs Allowed

1 leading off, 0 walk-off, 1 tying, 3 go ahead, 89 lacking some details (For more accurate walk-off HR totals, see the Batting Event Finder)
2 Tms
NYG68
STL31
 
vs RHB58
vs LHB41
 
Home54
Away45
 
Leverage
8 Opps
PHI24
PIT16
BSN12
STL12
BRO12
CHC9
CIN8
NYG6
60 Batters
Wally Berger6
George Grantham5
Don Hurst5
Chuck Klein4
Johnny Frederick3
Tony Cuccinello3
Arky Vaughan3
Pinky Whitney3
Gabby Hartnett3
Chick Hafey2
Tony Piet2
Jimmie Wilson2
Val Picinich2
Dolph Camilli2
Ray Blades2
Jo-Jo Moore2
Babe Herman2
Del Bissonette2
Spud Davis2
Harry Heilmann2
8 Parks
Polo Grounds49
Sprtsmn3/Busch13
Baker Bowl10
Braves Fld8
Forbes Fld7
Wrigley Fld6
Ebbets Fld4
Crosley Fld2
Where Hit
Unk99
General field locations
when available.
 
3 Inside the Park
 
Game Totals
1·HR gms62
2·HR gms17
3·HR gms1
Gms w/ this # = 0
are not shown.
 
OrderPos
Unk43
5th12
6th10
1st9
3rd7
2nd6
7th4
4th4
8th4
Outs
Unk89
25
04
11
 
DefPos
1B15
2B14
CF14
LF14
C13
RF13
SS7
3B5
PH2
P2
Bases
---99
 
147 Runs
0 on61
1 on28
2 on10
Any on38
Inning
17
215
311
418
514
63
75
815
910
Extra1
 
1-333
4-635
7-end31
RelScore
+21
+13
Tied3
-21
-32
Unk89
 
Ahead4
Tied3
Behind3
Unk89
Before event,
for batter

Play By Play

View Pitches · WE and WPA Explanation
1928 HRs #car #yr #gm Date Batter @Bat   Score Inn Out RoB R BOP Pos bWPA bWE Notes Play Description
1 1 1 1 1928-05-26 Bernie Friberg PHI @ NYG ahead 1-0 t 2 2 --- 1 7 6 IPHR
2 2 2 2 1928-05-26 Don Hurst PHI @ NYG tied 2-2 t 4 0 --- 1 3 3
3 3 3 3 1928-05-26 Pinky Whitney PHI @ NYG ahead 3-2 t 4 2 --- 1 6 5
4 4 4 1 1928-06-02 Del Bissonette BRO @ NYG tied 4-4 t 10 0 --- 2 5 3
5 5 5 1 1928-06-11 Val Picinich CIN @ NYG tied 5-5 t 9 2 --- 2 7 2
6 6 6 1 1928-07-04 (1) Del Bissonette BRO @ NYG t 5 --- 1 5 3
7 7 7 2 1928-07-04 (1) Babe Herman BRO @ NYG t 5 --- 1 3 9
8 8 8 1 1928-07-25 George Grantham PIT @ NYG behind 3-5 t 8 2 --- 2 5 3
9 9 9 1 1928-07-31 (2) Woody English CHC @ NYG ahead 1-0 t 5 0 --- 3 1 6
1929 HRs #car #yr #gm Date Batter @Bat   Score Inn Out RoB R BOP Pos bWPA bWE Notes Play Description
10 10 1 1 1929-05-06 Jimmie Wilson STL @ NYG behind 0-3 t 9 --- 1 2
11 11 2 1 1929-05-13 Evar Swanson CIN @ NYG t 2 --- 2 1 8
12 12 3 1 1929-05-18 (2) Earl Clark BSN NYG b 4 --- 2 6 8
13 13 4 1 1929-06-21 Pinky Whitney PHI NYG b 2 --- 1 5
14 14 5 1 1929-06-27 Denny Sothern PHI @ NYG t 5 --- 2 1 8
15 15 6 1 1929-09-02 (1) Chuck Klein PHI @ NYG t 3 --- 1 4 9
16 16 7 2 1929-09-02 (1) Don Hurst PHI @ NYG t 4 --- 1 3
17 17 8 1 1929-09-25 Bill Dunlap BSN @ NYG t 4 --- 2 6 7
18 18 9 1 1929-09-29 Spud Davis PHI @ NYG t 7 --- 1 8 2
19 19 10 1 1929-10-05 (2) Spud Davis PHI NYG b 3 --- 1 8 2
20 20 11 2 1929-10-05 (2) Don Hurst PHI NYG b 4 --- 1 3
1930 HRs #car #yr #gm Date Batter @Bat   Score Inn Out RoB R BOP Pos bWPA bWE Notes Play Description
21 21 1 1 1930-05-05 George Grantham PIT NYG b 9 --- 1 2 4
22 22 2 1 1930-05-13 Chick Hafey STL NYG b 8 --- 1 7
23 23 3 1 1930-05-18 (1) George Sisler BSN @ NYG t 4 --- 1 3
24 24 4 1 1930-05-22 Don Hurst PHI @ NYG t 2 --- 2 6 3
25 25 5 2 1930-05-22 Lefty O'Doul PHI @ NYG t 3 --- 2 3 7
26 26 6 1 1930-06-01 (1) Wally Berger BSN NYG b 9 --- 1 4 7
27 27 7 1 1930-06-04 Harry Heilmann CIN @ NYG t 9 --- 1 5 9
28 28 8 1 1930-06-29 (1) Jim Bottomley STL NYG b 7 --- 1 3
29 29 9 1 1930-07-04 (2) Neal Finn BRO @ NYG t 5 --- 2 2 4
30 30 10 1 1930-07-19 (1) Charlie Gelbert STL @ NYG t 4 --- 2 6
31 31 11 1 1930-08-02 Johnny Frederick BRO NYG b 3 --- 1 8
32 32 12 1 1930-08-13 Harry Heilmann CIN NYG b 6 --- 1 5 9
33 33 13 1 1930-08-21 Gabby Hartnett CHC NYG b 2 --- 1 2
34 34 14 2 1930-08-21 Footsie Blair CHC NYG b 3 --- 1 1 4
35 35 15 1 1930-08-27 Johnny Frederick BRO @ NYG t 5 --- 2 8
36 36 16 1 1930-09-03 (2) Wally Berger BSN NYG b 2 --- 1 4 7
37 37 17 2 1930-09-03 (2) Buster Chatham BSN NYG b 4 --- 2 6 5
38 38 18 1 1930-09-11 Chick Hafey STL @ NYG t 1 2 --- 3 5 9
39 39 19 1 1930-09-14 (2) Pie Traynor PIT @ NYG ahead 2-0 t 4 1 --- 1 4 5
1931 HRs #car #yr #gm Date Batter @Bat   Score Inn Out RoB R BOP Pos bWPA bWE Notes Play Description
40 40 1 1 1931-04-24 Hal Lee PHI @ NYG t 5 --- 1 6 7
41 41 2 1 1931-07-01 Pepper Martin STL @ NYG t 8 --- 2 8
42 42 3 1 1931-07-27 George Grantham PIT NYG b 8 --- 1 2 4
43 43 4 1 1931-07-29 George Grantham PIT NYG b 5 --- 1 3 4
44 44 5 2 1931-07-29 Eddie Phillips PIT NYG b 8 --- 1 2
45 45 6 1 1931-08-26 (1) Vince Barton CHC @ NYG t 3 --- 2 9
1932 HRs #car #yr #gm Date Batter @Bat   Score Inn Out RoB R BOP Pos bWPA bWE Notes Play Description
46 46 1 1 1932-04-22 Chuck Klein PHI NYG b 4 --- 2 9
47 47 2 1 1932-05-05 Ray Blades STL NYG b 5 --- 3 5 9
48 48 3 1 1932-05-28 Tony Cuccinello BRO @ NYG t 6 --- 2 5 4
49 49 4 1 1932-06-01 Chuck Klein PHI @ NYG t 7 --- 1 9
50 50 5 1 1932-06-07 Ernie Lombardi CIN @ NYG t 2 --- 2 2
51 51 6 2 1932-06-07 George Grantham CIN @ NYG t 4 --- 1 6 4
52 52 7 1 1932-06-11 Gus Suhr PIT @ NYG t 2 --- 1 3
53 53 8 2 1932-06-11 Dave Barbee PIT @ NYG t 9 --- 1 PH
54 54 9 1 1932-06-19 Jim Bottomley STL @ NYG t 2 --- 1 3
55 55 10 2 1932-06-19 Gus Mancuso STL @ NYG t 2 --- 3 2
56 56 11 1 1932-06-28 (2) Johnny Frederick BRO NYG b 8 --- 2 1 8
57 57 12 1 1932-07-09 Babe Herman CIN NYG b 1 --- 3 9
58 58 13 1 1932-07-27 (1) Arky Vaughan PIT @ NYG t 1 --- 2 6
59 59 14 2 1932-07-27 (1) Tony Piet PIT @ NYG t 4 --- 1 4
60 60 15 1 1932-08-05 Ray Blades STL @ NYG t 5 --- 1 7 7
61 61 16 2 1932-08-05 Jimmie Wilson STL @ NYG t 5 --- 1 8 2
62 62 17 1 1932-08-14 (2) Val Picinich BRO @ NYG t 5 --- 1 PH
63 63 18 2 1932-08-14 (2) Tony Cuccinello BRO @ NYG t 8 --- 1 5 4 IPHR
64 64 19 1 1932-08-20 (1) Arky Vaughan PIT NYG b 3 --- 2 6 IPHR
65 65 20 1 1932-08-24 Dizzy Dean STL NYG b 2 --- 3 1
66 66 21 1 1932-09-17 Tony Piet PIT @ NYG t 6 --- 1 4
67 67 22 2 1932-09-17 Paul Waner PIT @ NYG t 9 --- 1 2 9
68 68 23 1 1932-09-24 (1) Pinky Whitney PHI @ NYG t 4 --- 2 5 5
1933 HRs #car #yr #gm Date Batter @Bat   Score Inn Out RoB R BOP Pos bWPA bWE Notes Play Description
69 69 1 1 1933-05-05 Chuck Klein PHI STL b 1 --- 1 3 9
70 70 2 1 1933-05-13 Al Spohrer BSN STL b 2 --- 1 2
71 71 3 2 1933-05-13 Wally Berger BSN STL b 4 --- 1 8
72 72 4 1 1933-06-19 Danny Taylor BRO STL b 3 --- 2 1 8
73 73 5 1 1933-07-05 Arky Vaughan PIT STL b 5 --- 3 6
74 74 6 1 1933-07-21 Hal Lee BSN @ STL t 8 --- 3 6 7
75 75 7 1 1933-08-16 (1) Wes Schulmerich PHI STL b 8 --- 1 7
76 76 8 1 1933-09-19 Mel Ott NYG @ STL t 2 --- 1 5 9
1934 HRs #car #yr #gm Date Batter @Bat   Score Inn Out RoB R BOP Pos bWPA bWE Notes Play Description
77 77 1 1 1934-04-18 Cookie Lavagetto PIT @ STL t 8 --- 1 4
78 78 2 1 1934-04-29 Gabby Hartnett CHC STL b 3 --- 1 2
79 79 3 2 1934-04-29 Gabby Hartnett CHC STL b 9 --- 1 2
80 80 4 1 1934-05-04 Don Hurst PHI @ STL t 4 --- 1 3
81 81 5 1 1934-06-25 Travis Jackson NYG @ STL t 9 --- 1 5 6
82 82 6 1 1934-07-14 Tony Cuccinello BRO STL b 3 --- 1 6 4
83 83 7 1 1934-07-22 (1) Wally Berger BSN STL b 1 --- 2 8
84 84 8 1 1934-07-26 (2) Hughie Critz NYG STL b 7 --- 2 2 4
85 85 9 1 1934-07-31 Charlie Grimm CHC STL b 8 --- 2 7 3
86 86 10 1 1934-09-14 Hal Schumacher NYG STL b 4 --- 1 1
87 87 11 1 1934-09-24 Kiki Cuyler CHC STL behind 0-3 b 9 --- 1 3 8
1935 HRs #car #yr #gm Date Batter @Bat   Score Inn Out RoB R BOP Pos bWPA bWE Notes Play Description
88 88 1 1 1935-05-13 Jo-Jo Moore NYG STL b 1 0 --- 1 1 7 Lead-Off
89 89 2 2 1935-05-13 Jo-Jo Moore NYG STL b 3 --- 1 1 7
90 90 3 1 1935-05-29 Alex Kampouris CIN @ STL t 4 --- 1 8 4
91 91 4 1 1935-07-28 (2) Woody Jensen PIT STL b 8 --- 1 1 7
92 92 5 1 1935-08-20 Wally Berger BSN STL b 2 --- 1 8
93 93 6 1 1935-08-28 (2) Al Todd PHI STL b 7 --- 2 2
94 94 7 1 1935-09-04 Wally Berger BSN @ STL t 8 --- 1 8
1936 HRs #car #yr #gm Date Batter @Bat   Score Inn Out RoB R BOP Pos bWPA bWE Notes Play Description
95 95 1 1 1936-05-23 Augie Galan CHC @ STL t 5 --- 1 3 8
96 96 2 1 1936-06-14 Dolph Camilli PHI @ STL t 8 --- 2 3
97 97 3 1 1936-06-22 Ernie Sulik PHI STL b 2 --- 1 6 7
98 98 4 1 1936-06-25 (2) Dolph Camilli PHI STL b 1 --- 3 3
99 99 5 1 1936-08-01 Johnny Moore PHI STL b 8 --- 3 2 7

About the SABR Home Run Encyclopedia

Much of the data on Baseball-Reference.com's Home Run Logs comes from the Tattersall/McConnell Home Run Log, a database of all homers hit in the major leagues since 1876. This project was begun in the 1940's by John C. Tattersall and was continued after Tattersall's death in 1981 by Bob McConnell, one of SABR's original 16 members. David Vincent, another SABR member, has since assumed the leadership of the project. Baseball-Reference.com has licensed this remarkable database from the Society for American Baseball Research. All credit for the data therein goes to the intrepid researchers who digitized this data from archival sources.

For years from 1913 to 2016, RetroSheet play-by-play data has been used whenever the home run occurred in a game for which we have complete play-by-play data.

There are a handful of cases where the home run logs totals do not agree with the totals on our player pages. We are working to reconcile all of those differences, but believe that in all cases the Home Run Encyclopedia is correct.