|FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY|
|» October 14, 1980: Philadelphia pitcher Bob Walk becomes the first rookie to start a World Series opener since Joe Black in 1952, and the Phillies rally from a 4–0 deficit to beat the Royals 7–6. Kansas City's Willie Aikens hits a pair of homers, becoming only the 3rd player to do so in his first World Series game. Bake McBride homers for the Phils. |
» October 11, 1992: Pittsburgh P Bob Walk stops the Braves on three hits to give the Pirates a 7–1 win in Game five of the NLCS. Braves P Steve Avery fails to make it past the 1st inning, marking the quickest exit by a hurler in the National League playoffs since Pittsburgh's Bob Moose in 1972.