Jerry Walker

Jerry Walker

Jerry Walker
Born: (1939-02-12) February 12, 1939 (age 75)
Batted: Switch Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 6, 1957 for the Baltimore Orioles
Last MLB appearance
September 25, 1964 for the Cleveland Indians
Career statistics
Win-Loss 37-44
ERA 4.36
Strikeouts 326

Career highlights and awards

  • All star in 1959

Jerry Allen Walker (born February 12, 1939 in Ada, Oklahoma) is a former right-handed pitcher in American Major League Baseball who performed for the Baltimore Orioles, Kansas City Athletics and Cleveland Indians between 1957 and 1964.

A member of the Orioles' fabled "Kiddie Corps" of young pitchers signed in the late 1950s (others included [1].

By age 26, however, Walker was out of the major leagues. He has maintained his involvement in baseball as a minor league manager, pitching coach, scout and front-office executive. He served one season (1993) as the general manager of the Detroit Tigers. From 1995 through 2007, he was the vice president and director of player personnel in the front office of the St. Louis Cardinals, working as a key assistant to then-GM Walt Jocketty. He is currently a vice president and special assistant to Jocketty with the Cincinnati Reds.[1]

See also

  • List of baseball players who went directly to the major leagues

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference


Preceded by
Joe McDonald
Detroit Tigers General Manager
Succeeded by
Joe Klein

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