Walter Zink

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Biographical Information[edit]

Walter Zink was at Amherst College during 1918-1921 and then came to the majors in 1921 with the New York Giants. He pitched four innings in two games, with a 2.25 ERA although his WHIP was 1.750. He also pitched that year for the Indianapolis Indians.

According to the New York Times of June 2, 1921, Zink was on his college baseball, football, basketball and track teams.

A record of Amherst alumni indicates that Walter went to Pittsfield High School, was an agent with a life insurance company and director of athletics for a school in New Jersey. [1]

Nearly a century after Walter came to the majors, another pitcher named Zink did also - Charlie Zink.

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