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Douglas Clyde Walker
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 7", Weight 160 lb.
- School Birmingham College, Howard College, Elon College
- Born February 17, 1899 in Birmingham, AL USA
- Died July 17, 1970 in Charlotte, NC USA
Shortstop Peahead Walker played in the minor leagues in 1921 and from 1923 to 1932, hitting .300 with 1,270 hits in 1,078 games. He hit over .320 four times, with a high of .338 in 1928 with the York White Roses.
He managed the Snow Hill Billies from 1937 to 1939, leading them to the playoffs twice and to one league championship victory.
Following his playing career, he became a prolific football coach - he headed the collegiate Atlantic Christian College, Elon College and Wake Forest University squads as well as the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. While at Elon, he also coached their baseball and basketball teams.
Year-By-Year Managerial Record
|1932||Wilmington Pirates||Piedmont League||--||Boston Red Sox||--||Replaced Hal Weafer,|
replaced by Tweet Walsh
|1937||Snow Hill Billies||Coastal Plain League||62-36||1st||None||League Champs|
|1938||Snow Hill Billies||Coastal Plain League||61-49||3rd||None||Lost League Finals|
|1939||Snow Hill Billies||Coastal Plain League||56-64||7th||None|
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