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Rube WalkerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1948-1958 MLB Years: 1948-1958
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PositionsC-466Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameAlbert Bluford Walker
Height6-1Weight185BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateMay 16,1926PlaceLenoir,North Carolina
Death DateDecember 12,1992 [66.210]
MLB DebutApril 20,1948 [21.339]
OrganizationsBRO [7] CHN [4] LAN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID19317Retrosheet IDwalkv801MLBAM ID123811
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed41Power64Contact42XBH68RBIs57Runs16Hitting44Durability36Team.534Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1948Chicago CubsNLMLBchn8c227917117478052600241720008.275.371.409.7807013197.282.134.275.36812.188.630.712.5434.2027.66
1949Chicago CubsNLMLBchn8c23561721142413220091800004.244.282.331.613578181.258.087.140.2884.979.942.001.6657.3319.05
1950Chicago CubsNLMLBchn8c247421319497161600183400003.230.290.357.6477614231.249.127.211.2987.7914.721.892.6035.5028.57
1951Chicago CubsNLMLBchn8c2537107925402500121300004.234.311.327.638356119.250.093.206.30210.0810.921.081.6853.5024.00
1951Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro10c25367461840290061401003.243.300.378.67828681.276.135.216.3137.4117.282.332.4737.0033.33
1951Totals for NL-NL         7318115438041400182701007.238.307.348.6556312200.260.110.210.3079.0013.501.502.0045.2527.91
1952Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro10c2646139936801190081712003.259.304.338.642479150.289.079.137.3015.3311.332.130.67139.0025.00
1953Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro10c27439552360390071110001.242.301.400.701389103.247.158.232.3186.8010.681.572.9131.6739.13
1954Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro10c285015512287052300241711205.181.291.323.6145012183.170.142.297.29013.119.290.712.7331.0042.86
1955Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro10c29481036265021310151100248.252.342.359.701377120.261.107.262.30912.509.170.731.6751.5026.92
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro1c3054146531613200171801223.212.245.329.5744810156.220.117.158.2504.4911.542.571.9248.6732.26
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro10c316016612308022320153302447.181.243.265.5084410187.207.084.187.2238.0217.652.201.0783.0033.33
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan10c3225443520170051000122.114.200.227.42710350.118.113.227.17910.0020.002.002.0044.0060.00
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter6081585114360693351923115021357111251.227.294.341.6355401071758.241.114.209.0008.5312.121.421.9945.2929.72
Brooklyn Dodgers Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter3378785519244118116318212137101030.219.285.333.61829263980.232.114.210.0008.3712.351.481.8448.7832.81
Chicago Cubs Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter246663561632321669006382200019.246.313.359.67223841728.260.113.208.0008.6511.261.302.2041.4425.15
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter25443520170051000122.114.200.227.42710350.118.113.227.00010.0020.002.002.0044.0060.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624223096181951104057123314.227.294.341.63514429468.241.114.209.0008.5312.121.421.9945.2929.72

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1948Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22C44--1782243204200.9804.55-----47955.728.6
1949Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23C43--1662372196189.9644.40-----65676.827.9
1950Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24C62--2403476281274.9754.42-----27483.840.5
1951Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25C31--1111542130126.9694.06------3783.820.1
1951Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro25C23--6282-7270.9723.04------3663.914.6
1952Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro26C40--2171632236233.9875.83-----44687.026.1
1953Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro27C28--1201232135132.9784.71-----14365.118.2
1954Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro28C47--2591914279278.9965.91------5094.030.5
1955Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro29C35--1471023159157.9874.49------4872.922.9
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro30C43--1842034207204.9864.74-----15479.627.9
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro31C50--2302023252250.9925.00------6083.332.5
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan32C20--625116867.9853.35-----22580.013.0
MLB Totals for C - 11 season(s)-   C466--1976204393222192180.9824.68-----204660.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1948Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22-44---------
1949Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23-43---------
1950Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24-62---------
1951Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25-31---------
1951Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro25-23---------
1952Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro26-40---------
1953Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro27-28---------
1954Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro28-47---------
1955Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro29-35---------
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro30-43---------
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro31-50---------
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan32-20---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1956Brooklyn DodgersWorld SeriesMLB3022000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs22000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan32Pitching Coach1547183.46121.07Walter Alston
1961Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn35Assistant Coach1546490.41629.07Vedie Himsl,El Tappe,Harry Craft,Lou Klein
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn38First Base Coach1627686.46917.08Bob Kennedy
1965Washington Senators IIALMLBMLBws239Pitching Coach1627092.43232.08Gil Hodges
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn39First Base Coach1627290.44425.08Bob Kennedy,Lou Klein
1966Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn40First Base Coach16259103.36436.010Leo Durocher
1966Washington Senators IIALMLBMLBws240Pitching Coach1597188.44725.58Gil Hodges
1967Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn41Bullpen Coach1618774.54014.03Leo Durocher
1967Washington Senators IIALMLBMLBws241Pitching Coach1617685.47215.57Gil Hodges
1968New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn42Pitching Coach1627389.45124.010Gil Hodges
1968Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn42Bullpen Coach1628478.51913.03Leo Durocher
1969Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn43Bullpen Coach1629270.5688.02Leo Durocher
1969New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn43Pitching Coach16210062.617--1Gil HodgesWon World Series (Orioles)
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn44Bullpen Coach1628478.5195.02Leo Durocher
1970New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn44Pitching Coach1628379.5126.03Gil Hodges
1971New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn45Pitching Coach1628379.51214.04Gil Hodges
1972New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn46Pitching Coach1568373.53213.53Yogi Berra
1973New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn47Pitching Coach1618279.509--1Yogi BerraLost World Series (Athletics)
1974New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn48Pitching Coach1627191.43817.05Yogi Berra
1975New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn49Pitching Coach1628280.50610.54Yogi Berra,Roy McMillan
1976New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn50Pitching Coach1628676.53115.03Joe Frazier
1977New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn51Pitching Coach1626498.39537.06Joe Torre,Joe Frazier
1978New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn52Pitching Coach1626696.40724.06Joe Torre
1979New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn53Pitching Coach1626399.38935.06Joe Torre
1980New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn54Pitching Coach1626795.41424.05Joe Torre
1981New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn55Bullpen Coach1034162.39818.55Joe Torre
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl56Assistant Coach1628973.549--1Joe TorreLost NLCS (Cardinals)
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl57Assistant Coach1628874.5433.02Joe Torre
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl58Pitching Coach1628082.49412.02Joe Torre
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1958-06-23Released by Dodgers. 
1951-06-15TradeTraded by Cubs with Wayne Terwilliger, Andy Pafko and Johnny Schmitz to Dodgers for Gene Hermanski, Eddie Miksis, Joe Hatten and Bruce Edwards. 
1944-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.