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Rube Walker

Albert Bluford Walker

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

Born: May 16, 1926 in Lenoir, North Carolina, United States
Died: December 12, 1992 in Morganton, North Carolina, United States
High School: Lenoir HS (Lenoir, NC)

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Register 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
1944 18 -1.2 Erwin APPY D CHC 55 182 48 4 4 1 .264 .346 63
1945 19 -4.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs B-A1 CHC 91 276 276 69 15 3 7 .250 .402 111
1945 19 -4.2 Portsmouth PIED B CHC 71 225 58 14 1 7 .258 .422 95
1945 19 -7.1 Nashville SOUA A1 CHC 20 51 11 1 2 0 .216 .314 16
1946 20 -4.0 Davenport IIIL B CHC 96 356 126 18 6 13 .354 .548 195
1947 21 -6.2 Nashville SOUA AA CHC 128 435 144 20 1 22 .331 .533 232
1948 22 -6.0 CHC NL MLB CHC 79 197 171 17 47 8 0 5 26 0 24 17 .275 .371 .409 .780 70 8 2 0
1949 23 -5.1 CHC NL MLB CHC 56 181 172 11 42 4 1 3 22 0 9 18 .244 .282 .331 .613 57 4 0 0
1950 24 -3.9 CHC NL MLB CHC 74 231 213 19 49 7 1 6 16 0 18 34 .230 .290 .357 .647 76 3 0 0
1951 25 -3.5 2 Teams NL MLB CHC-BRO 73 200 181 15 43 8 0 4 14 0 0 18 27 .238 .307 .348 .655 63 7 0 1
1951 25 -3.5 CHC NL MLB CHC 37 119 107 9 25 4 0 2 5 0 0 12 13 .234 .311 .327 .638 35 4 0 0
1951 25 -3.5 BRO NL MLB BRO 36 81 74 6 18 4 0 2 9 0 0 6 14 .243 .300 .378 .678 28 3 0 1
1952 26 -2.3 BRO NL MLB BRO 46 150 139 9 36 8 0 1 19 0 0 8 17 .259 .304 .338 .642 47 3 1 2
1953 27 -1.1 BRO NL MLB BRO 43 103 95 5 23 6 0 3 9 0 0 7 11 .242 .301 .400 .701 38 1 1 0
1954 28 0.1 BRO NL MLB BRO 50 183 155 12 28 7 0 5 23 0 0 24 17 .181 .291 .323 .614 50 5 1 1 2
1955 29 1.0 BRO NL MLB BRO 48 120 103 6 26 5 0 2 13 1 0 15 11 .252 .342 .359 .701 37 8 0 0 2 4
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
1956 30 1.8 BRO NL MLB BRO 54 156 146 5 31 6 1 3 20 0 1 7 18 .212 .245 .329 .574 48 3 0 1 2 2
1957 31 2.7 BRO NL MLB BRO 60 187 166 12 30 8 0 2 23 2 0 15 33 .181 .243 .265 .508 44 7 0 2 4 4
1958 32 3.8 LAD NL MLB LAD 25 50 44 3 5 2 0 1 7 0 0 5 10 .114 .200 .227 .427 10 2 0 0 1 2
1959 33 5.4 2 Teams AA AAA LAD 103 327 280 26 75 10 0 5 36 0 41 43 .268 .360 .357 .717 100 1 2 3 10
1959 33 5.4 Houston AA AAA
1959 33 5.4 St. Paul AA AAA LAD
1960 34 7.8 Atlanta SOUA AA LAD 62 177 147 22 37 3 0 5 29 0 29 20 .252 .373 .374 .747 55 0 0 1 2
MLB (11 seasons) MLB 608 1758 1585 114 360 69 3 35 192 3 1 150 213 .227 .294 .341 .635 540 51 5 7 11 12
Minors (6 seasons) Minors 535 1753 1676 48 499 70 14 53 65 0 70 63 .298 .451 756 1 2 4 12
All Levels (17 Seasons) 1143 3511 3261 162 859 139 17 88 257 3 1 220 276 .263 .397 1296 51 6 9 15 24
B (2 seasons) Minors 167 581 581 184 32 7 20 .317 .499 290
AA (2 seasons) Minors 190 612 582 22 181 23 1 27 29 0 29 20 .311 .493 287 0 0 1 2
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1948 22 CHC NL MLB CHC C 44 330.0 204 178 22 4 3 .980 5.45 4.55 4 19 12 39%
1949 23 CHC NL MLB CHC C 43 352.0 196 166 23 7 2 .964 4.83 4.40 6 21 11 34%
1950 24 CHC NL MLB CHC C 62 452.0 281 240 34 7 6 .975 5.46 4.42 2 29 13 31%
1951 25 2 Teams NL MLB CHC-BRO C 54 407.0 202 173 23 6 2 .970 4.33 3.63 0 15 9 38%
1951 25 CHC NL MLB CHC C 31 255.0 130 111 15 4 2 .969 4.45 4.06 0 9 4 31%
1951 25 BRO NL MLB BRO C 23 152.0 72 62 8 2 0 .972 4.14 3.04 0 6 5 45%
1952 26 BRO NL MLB BRO C 40 332.0 236 217 16 3 2 .987 6.32 5.83 4 11 8 42%
1953 27 BRO NL MLB BRO C 28 203.0 135 120 12 3 2 .978 5.85 4.71 1 3 3 50%
1954 28 BRO NL MLB BRO C 47 404.0 279 259 19 1 4 .996 6.19 5.91 0 8 10 56%
1955 29 BRO NL MLB BRO C 35 248.0 159 147 10 2 3 .987 5.70 4.49 0 11 5 31%
1956 30 BRO NL MLB BRO C 43 323.0 207 184 20 3 4 .986 5.68 4.74 1 8 6 43%
1957 31 BRO NL MLB BRO C 50 391.0 252 230 20 2 3 .992 5.75 5.00 0 10 15 60%
1958 32 LAD NL MLB LAD C 20 116.0 68 62 5 1 1 .985 5.20 3.35 2 2 3 60%
1959 33 2 Teams AA AAA LAD C 90 382 338 41 3 6 .992 4.21 9
1959 33 Houston AA AAA
1959 33 St. Paul AA AAA LAD
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1960 34 Atlanta SOUA AA LAD C 44 236 221 11 4 3 .983 5.27 6
MLB (11 seasons) MLB C 466 3558.0 2219 1976 204 39 32 .982 5.51 4.68 20 137 95 41%
Minors (2 seasons) Minors C 134 618 559 52 7 9 .989 4.56 15
All Levels (13 Seasons) C 600 3558.0 2837 2535 256 46 41 .984 5.51 4.65 35 137 95 41%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1959 33 Houston AA AAA 1 of 2 163 58 104 .358
1960 34 Atlanta SOUA AA LAD 1 of 1 154 87 67 .565
1961 35 Atlanta SOUA AA LAD 1 of 1 151 77 74 .510
1962 36 Amarillo TL AA NYY 1 of 1 141 56 84 .400
1963 37 Augusta SALL AA NYY 1 of 1 138 75 63 .543
1964 38 Columbus SOUL AA NYY 1 of 1 139 65 74 .468
6 Seasons 886 418 466 .473
AA (5 seasons) 723 360 362 .499
AAA (1 season) 163 58 104 .358

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.

Sabr ID: ca9f78f3

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