Walker Cress

Walker James Cress "Foots"
Born: March 6, 1917
Ben Hur, VA US
Deceased: 1996
Baton Rouge, LA US
Primary Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 205
Career: 1939-1951
Major League Statistics

Walker Cress compiled a career record of 99 wins and 60 losses and a 3.59 ERA in his 228-game pitching career with the Centreville Colts, Danville-Schoolfield Leafs, Canton Terriers, Rocky Mount Red Sox, Greensboro Red Sox, Toronto Maple Leafs, Lynn Red Sox, New Orleans Pelicans, Louisville Colonels, Tulsa Oilers, Memphis Chicks and Sacramento Solons. He began playing during the 1939 season and last took the field during the 1951 campaign.


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Pitching:

Year Level Lg Team W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
1939DESHLCentreville Colts710.4123.2722132.0124764866
1940BPIEDRocky Mount Red Sox0010.02222
1940CMATLCanton Terriers01.0003.94416.020975
1940DBISTDanville-Schoolfield Leafs155.7503.8223184.01641037895
1941BPIEDGreensboro Red Sox812.4003.6131152.01177961108
1942AAILToronto Maple Leafs01.0007.07514.0181211117
1946BNENLLynn Red Sox193.8641.982722191.0121554278
1947AAAAA2Louisville Colonels0031.501002.06763
1947AASOUANew Orleans Pelicans155.7503.5324153.0151706080
1949AATLTulsa Oilers157.6824.853321165.016710289118
1950AATLTulsa Oilers1811.6213.484132243.019710494155
1951AAAPCLSacramento Solons23.4005.59761037.04325232817310
1951AASOUAMemphis Chicks02.0000.00919.02520
Totals9960.6233.592288101001308.0115563752207720273100

Batting:

Year Level Lg Team GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
1939DESHLCentreville Colts22444411000.250.250.250.50011
1940DBISTDanville-Schoolfield Leafs28909027422.300.300.456.75641
1941BPIEDGreensboro Red Sox35575710100.175.175.193.36811
1946BNENLLynn Red Sox35757520321.267.267.400.66730
1947AASOUANew Orleans Pelicans25636315210.238.238.302.54019
1949AATLTulsa Oilers34666617300.258.258.303.56120
1950AATLTulsa Oilers42959523500.242.242.295.53728
1951AAAPCLSacramento Solons71513251005014.385.429.462.890601
Totals2285055032128195350014.254.256.330.58616600100


Fielding:

Year Level Lg Team Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
1939DESHLCentreville ColtsP22.000
1940CMATLCanton TerriersP4.000
1940DBISTDanville-Schoolfield LeafsP23.000
1940BPIEDRocky Mount Red SoxP1.000
1941BPIEDGreensboro Red SoxP31.000
1942AAILToronto Maple LeafsP5.000
1946BNENLLynn Red SoxP27.000
1947AASOUANew Orleans PelicansP24.000
1947AAAAA2Louisville ColonelsP1.000
1949AATLTulsa OilersP33.000
1950AATLTulsa OilersP41.000
1951AAAPCLSacramento SolonsP75711.9231.714
Totals2195711.923.055

Minor League Service:

Year Level League Team Affiliation First Appearance Final Appearance
1939DEastern Shore LeagueCentreville ColtsBOS
1940DBi-State LeagueDanville-Schoolfield LeafsBOS
1940CMiddle Atlantic LeagueCanton TerriersBOS
1940BPiedmont LeagueRocky Mount Red SoxBOS
1941BPiedmont LeagueGreensboro Red SoxBOS
1942AAInternational LeagueToronto Maple LeafsPHA
1946BNew England LeagueLynn Red SoxBOS
1947AASouthern LeagueNew Orleans PelicansBOS
1947AAAAmerican Association 2Louisville ColonelsBOS
1949AATexas LeagueTulsa OilersCIN
1950AATexas LeagueTulsa OilersCIN
1951AASouthern AssociationMemphis ChicksCHA
1951AAAPacific Coast LeagueSacramento SolonsCHA




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