Santa Clarita Valley History In Pictures

Bob Walk, MLB Pitcher (Phillies 1981)

Hart High Class of 1974

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Phillies 1981


Braves 1982


Pirates 1988


Bobble 2007



Walter/Pearl Wedding 1920


Service Station in "Halloween III" 1982


Service Station in "Family Plot" 1976


Placerita JHS 1976 (Nancy)

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Bob Walk, Philadelphia Phil­lies, baseball card, Fleer Corp., 1981.

Hart High graduate (Class of 1974) and College of the Canyons alumnus Bob Vernon Walk won the first game of the 1980 World Series (Oct. 14, 1980) for the Philadelphia Phillies, who went on to beat the Kansas City Royals in six games. A third-round draft pick by the Phillies in June 1976, Walk, a 1988 National League All-Star, went 105-81 with a 4.05 ERA in his 14-year career with the Phillies, Atlanta Braves and Pittsburgh Pirates, with whom he signed in 1984 as a free agent. After he hung up his glove he stayed with the Pirates as the color man for the ball club's television and radio broadcast team.

Bob's grandfather, George Vernon "Bob" Walk, started the gas station in the Newhall Pass in the 1920s. His father, Vernon Walk, attended Newhall School in the 1930s when it was K-8. His brother Jeff (Class of 1978) and sister Nancy (Class of 1979) followed him at Hart.

LW3625: 9600 dpi jpeg from original baseball card purchased 2019 by Leon Worden.
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