Bill Walker (baseball)

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Bill Walker
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Pitcher
Born: (1903-10-07)October 7, 1903
East St. Louis, Illinois
Died: June 14, 1966(1966-06-14) (aged 62)
East St. Louis, Illinois
Batted: Right Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 13, 1927, for the New York Giants
Last MLB appearance
September 14, 1936, for the St. Louis Cardinals
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 97–77
Earned run average 3.59
Strikeouts 626
Teams
Career highlights and awards

William Henry Walker (October 7, 1903 – June 14, 1966) was a professional baseball left-handed pitcher over parts of ten seasons (1927–1936) with the New York Giants and St. Louis Cardinals. He was the National League ERA champion twice (in 1929 and 1931) with New York. For his career, he compiled a 97–77 record in 272 appearances with a 3.59 ERA and 626 strikeouts.

He was born and later died in East St. Louis, Illinois at the age of 62.

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