Neil Walker

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Birthday
10, 1985
Birthplace
Pittsburgh, PA
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Pittsburgh, PA

About

Switch-hitting second baseman who debuted for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2009.

Before Fame

Before being drafted by the Pirates, he considered playing baseball at Clemson University as well as playing both football and baseball at the University of Pittsburgh and Penn State.

Trivia

He finished fifth in NL Rookie-of-the-Year voting in 2010, hitting .296 and slugging .462 as a second baseman.

Family Life

He married his high school sweetheart Niki in December 2011. They welcomed a daughter, Nora, in 2016.

Associated With

As an eight-year-old, he attended the 1994 All-Star game and got Ken Griffey Jr.'s autograph.