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Duane WalkerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1976-1988 MLB Years: 1982-1988
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PositionsOF-740, SS-77, DH-10, 1B-1Position when DraftedP-OFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDuane Allen Walker
Height6-0Weight185BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateMarch 13,1957 [61.037]PlacePasadena,Texas
High SchoolDeer Park (Deer Park,TX)
CollegeSan Jacinto College (San Jacinto,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 1st round (22nd overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] in the 34th round (669th overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutMay 25,1982 [25.073]
OrganizationsCIN [10] SLN [3] HOU [1] TEX [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID19300Retrosheet IDwalkd001MLBAM ID123816
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed66Power70Contact40XBH72RBIs61Runs43Hitting57Durability59Team.469Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1976EugeneNwstA--194617241491151024000000000.285.285.581.86610026172.241.296.297.3900.000.000.005.8117.2053.06
1976TampaFSLA+-1929919191003000000000.209.209.220.42920191.209.011.011.1980.000.000.000.000.005.26
1976Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         7526350681251027000000000.259.259.456.71512027263.229.197.198.3240.000.000.003.8026.3039.71
1977Tampa TarponsFSLA+cin-20122466671161372374012487514200.249.319.320.63914922521.292.071.234.2939.2114.401.560.38233.0018.97
1978Nashville SoundsSouAAcin-ss211032883869153231184384326100.240.331.333.6649620335.275.093.274.31011.3412.841.130.60144.0028.99
1979Nashville SoundsSouAAcin-of221435459716528159574610896723200.303.401.459.86025052641.331.156.385.38613.8810.450.751.4060.5631.52
1980Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-231093514187164630186546203100.248.347.368.71512926409.285.120.308.33013.2015.161.151.4758.5029.89
1981Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-of24130450801272211980123587816650.282.361.462.82320842521.301.180.329.37111.1314.971.343.6523.6833.07
1982Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-of253611521336141942222903220.287.396.461.8575311142.345.174.383.37915.4920.421.322.8228.7533.33
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26of2586239265210052293275823401.218.298.322.6207715275.261.104.243.2859.8221.092.151.8247.8028.85
1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26of26109225145312122963204300240.236.296.324.6207315247.280.088.191.2768.1017.412.150.81112.5028.30
1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26of27831953557103102873333501221.292.391.528.91910323231.309.236.426.40414.2915.151.064.3319.5040.35
1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26of2837485821261061800011.167.259.375.63418554.214.208.354.27611.1133.333.003.7024.0062.50
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex21,59of285313214232051121152910002.174.264.303.567407148.184.129.250.26210.1419.591.933.3826.4030.43
1985Totals for MLB-MLB         9018019314171731214710013.172.262.322.5845812202.190.150.278.26610.4023.272.243.4725.7138.71
1986Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-of29812513875205440155304801430.299.368.466.83411729286.350.167.327.36410.4916.781.601.4062.7538.67
1986Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-of293210718297231222132401000.271.350.458.8084912121.325.187.308.35810.7419.831.852.4835.6741.38
1986Totals for AAA-AAA         11335856104277752177437202430.291.363.464.82716641407.343.173.321.36210.5717.691.671.7251.1439.42
1987Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-of3010231163912941669138777213100.293.447.5661.01317649404.339.273.547.42921.5319.060.893.9619.4453.85
1988Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-of313176721601180081510010.276.353.395.74830785.333.119.224.3379.4117.651.881.1876.0033.33
1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln21of312422141003002700001.182.250.227.4775124.267.045.136.2268.3329.173.500.000.0025.00
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter392861951973752499251010319034876.229.311.367.67831666979.264.138.275.00010.5219.411.842.4535.8833.50
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter964322352088117447764201564744751892821210.273.361.427.78813772973728.304.154.326.00011.9913.891.162.0442.4133.71
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter52116612684631061753268522127233341516210.279.378.459.8377621761968.318.180.362.00013.8216.921.222.6931.3438.01
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter24683313523443181188641412711049300.281.377.415.79234672976.312.134.347.00013.0111.270.871.1375.7330.77
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter151557761351472404012487514200.242.303.303.60616923612.276.061.197.0007.8412.251.560.33278.5017.04
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4617241491151024000000000.285.285.581.86610026172.241.296.297.0000.000.000.005.8117.2053.06
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3157078017034519852398615424873.240.321.383.70427158807.279.143.284.00010.6619.081.792.3537.2134.12
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5313214232051121152910002.174.264.303.567407148.184.129.250.00010.1419.591.933.3826.4030.43
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2422141003002700001.182.250.227.4775124.267.045.136.0008.3329.173.500.000.0025.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16235639811521041104437912332.229.311.367.67813127405.264.138.275.00010.5219.411.842.4535.8833.50
Average Minor - Per 162 games162542871482981371268758725440.273.361.427.78823150626.304.154.326.00011.9913.891.162.0442.4133.71

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Nashville Sounds SouAAcin21SS77--133751145140.9661.82------10374.854.6
1979Nashville Sounds SouAAcin22OF143--2379121258246.9531.72------143100.099.3
1981Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin24OF129--213362222216.9731.67------13099.294.9
1982Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin25OF36--6832-7371.9731.97------36100.026.5
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25OF69--110711118117.9921.70------8680.242.6
1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26OF60--10445-113108.9561.80------10955.037.0
1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27OF68--11036-119113.9501.66------8381.942.0
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex28OF32--516-157571.0001.78------5360.419.9
1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28OF10--15-2-1715.8821.50------3727.06.2
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex28DH10---------------5318.96.2
1986Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou29OF69--122521129127.9841.84------8185.248.3
1986Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln29OF32--602216462.9691.94------32100.022.5
1987Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln30OF76--11143-118115.9751.51------10274.554.3
1988Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln31OF12--163-119191.0001.58------3138.78.5
1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31OF4---------------2416.72.5
1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln311B1--2---221.0002.00------244.20.6
MLB Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF243--39020142424410.9671.69------2430.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH10---------------100.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--2---221.0002.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF354--59020155625610.9761.72------3540.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF143--2379121258246.9531.72------1430.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS77--133751145140.9661.82------770.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Nashville Sounds SouAAcin21----77------
1979Nashville Sounds SouAAcin22---------143-
1981Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin24---------129-
1982Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin25---------36-
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25---------69-
1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26---------60-
1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27---------68-
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex28---------3210
1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28---------10-
1986Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou29---------69-
1986Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln29---------32-
1987Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln30---------76-
1988Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln31---------12-
1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31--1------4-

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1979Southern League Best Hustler1
1984National League Player of the Week (April 23-April 29)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1988-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-02-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1987-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1986-12-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1986-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1986-08-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1986-08-01Released by Astros. 
1986-04-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1986-03-27Released by Rangers. 
1986-01-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1985-12-20Released by Rangers. 
1985-07-19TradeTraded by Reds with Jeff Russell to Rangers for Buddy Bell. 
* 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.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Texas RangersTeam Payroll28185,000-4131732370,78060,000185,000
1985Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll28185,000-4131832370,78060,000185,000
1988St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll3162,500-60441-392,10762,500247,500
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red