Reggie Walton

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Reginald Sherard Walton

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Biographical Information[edit]

Outfielder Reggie Walton played 56 games in the majors. Most of his at-bats were with the 1980 Seattle Mariners.

Walton was a second-round draft pick in 1972 out of Compton Junior College and hit .322 that summer in the Pioneer League. He also hit .312 in 1974 at Fresno and .310 in 1975 at Lafayette.

Walton played in Mexico in 1977.

Beginning in 1979 Reggie played in the Seattle organization, hitting .322 for Spokane that year and following up in 1980 with a .303 in 91 games. He first came to the majors in June 1980.

After getting some at-bats at the major league level in both 1980 and 1981, he was purchased by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1982. He hit .302 with 14 homers in 95 games at Portland in 1982, and came up to the 1982 Pirates for 13 games that season.

In 1983 he hit .299 with 12 home runs for Hawaii.

As of 2008 he lives in Los Angeles and is part of the coaching staff for West Los Angeles College.

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