Walt Hriniak

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Walt Hriniak

Date of birth
May 22, 1943

Ht: 5'11"Wt: 180 lbs.

Birthplace
Natick, MA

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Walter John Hriniak (born May 22, 1943, at Natick, Massachusetts) is a former catcher in American Major League Baseball who — despite a very brief MLB playing career and a batting average of only .253 — became one of the most prominent batting coaches in the game during the last two decades of the 20th century. As a player, he stood 5'11" (180 cm) tall, weighed 178 pounds (80.7 kg),...
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Ask Nick: Feeling their pain
Red Sox national baseball writer Nick Cafardo answers questions about the Red Sox' mounting injuries this week, as well as queries about Carl Crawford, Alfredo Aceves, and many more.
Boston.com Extra Bases Blog, Aug 22, 2011
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This Day in Baseball History: May 22nd
In 1922, the NY Yankees, who have been sharing Polo Grounds with Giants since 1913, began construction on their own stadium in the Bronx. In 1938, White Sox pitcher Ted Lyons recorded his 200th career win. In 1942, Red Sox outfielder Ted Williams was sworn...
Sox1Fan, May 22, 2011
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Questions Abound As Gedman Is Named Hitting Coach At Lowell
Former Red Sox catcher Rich Gedman, a native of Worcester, has been named the hitting coach for the (Single-A, Short-Season) Lowell Spinners of the New York – Penn League. Gedman, widely considered to be one of the real good guys in baseball during his...
Sox1Fan, Jan 13, 2011
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Gedman happy to be back with Red Sox
Rich Gedman started with the Red Sox in 1977 as an undrafted free agent out of St. Peter-Marian High in Worcester. He went on to spent parts of 11 seasons in Boston and twice made the All-Star team. He helped...
Boston.com Extra Bases Blog, Jan 11, 2011
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This Day in Baseball History: May 22nd
In 1922, the NY Yankees, who have been sharing Polo Grounds with Giants since 1913, began construction on their own stadium in the Bronx. In 1938, White Sox pitcher Ted Lyons recorded his 200th career win. In 1942, Red Sox outfielder Ted Williams was sworn...
Sox1Fan, May 22, 2010
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