by Bob Elliott
Canadian Baseball Network
Larry Walker has not had an at-bat since Game 5 of the 2005 National League Championship Series.
Wearing St. Louis Cardinals uniform No. 33 Larry Walker (Maple Ridge, BC) led off the bottom of the ninth in a 5-1 loss to the Houston Astros, striking out against reliever Dan Wheeler on Oct. 19 at Busch Stadium.
Let’s take a look at some Walker numbers …
This set from Ryan M. Spaeder (@theaceofspaeder), based not in Montreal, Denver or St. Louis, but Philadelphia or Washington, DC.
_ Complete list of players with more home runs (383), stolen bases (230), and defensive runs saved (93.9) than Larry Walker: Barry Bonds, Henry Aaron, Willie Mays
_ Larry Walker was a career .313 batter with 383 home runs and 230 stolen bases. None of the other 19,428 ballplayers in baseball history bested him in each of those three categories.
_ Larry Walker would have to return to baseball and go 0-for-294 for his lifetime batting average to dip below .300.
Let’s take a look at some Walker numbers … READ FULL ARTICLE HERE