Charley Walters Biography
Charley Walters (Full name: Charles Leonard Walters ) is a former American Major League Baseball pitcher. He played for the Minnesota Twins in 1969. As of now, he works for the Saint Paul Pioneer Press newspaper as a reporter as well as a sports columnist. Charley attained his high school diploma in the year 1965. He was playing Legion ball when his high school’s assistant principal called him and informed him that the Minnesota Twins were having an open tryout.
Charley Walters Age
Charley Walters was born on 21st February 1947, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. He is 75 years old.
Charley Walters Height
Charley is a man of moderate stature and stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches (Approx 1.93m).
Charley Walters Family
Charley was born on February 21, 1947, to his loving and caring parents Charles and Bertha Walters in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America. He has four adorable younger siblings, three brothers named Danny, Steve, and Dick, and a sister called Yvonne. His mother worked as a nurse until Charley was born while his dad was a custodian for Minneapolis public schools. The adorable family stays in a home at 3234 Hayes Street in northeast Minneapolis.
Charley Walters Education
Charley Walters Wife
Charley gladly married his wife named Paula Kelly, a pediatrician at Healtheast Care System based in Woodbury, Minnesota. The lovely couple wedded on May 25, 1974, and on September 25, 1978, they welcomed their handsome boy named Charles. On May 30, 1981, they welcomed their daughter Caitlin. The pair welcomed their second daughter named Kelly on September 10, 1989. As of now, Charley and his family reside in Mendota Heights, Minnesota.
Charley Walters Salary
He receives a satisfactory salary of $69,165 per year. This is according to Saint Paul Pioneer Press sports columnists/reporters’ salaries.
Charley Walters Net Worth
Charley Walters has managed to stockpile a decent wealth over the years he has worked and has anestimated worth ranging between $1 million – $5 million.
Charley Walters Career
He presently works for the Saint Paul Pioneer Press newspaper as a reporter as well as a sports columnist. Charley attained his high school diploma in the year 1965. He was playing Legion ball when his high school’s assistant principal called him and informed him that the Minnesota Twins were having an open tryout.
He was doubtful whether he could get a second look. Nevertheless, Charley went to the tryout. The Twins’ chief scout Angelo Giuliani liked his arm. The team executive, Joe Haynes offered him a $500 signing bonus and $400 per month if he considered playing minor league baseball.
In 1969, Twins manager, Billy Martin was elected to keep Charley on the team. Star player, Bob Allison nicknamed him “Big Shooter,” and then shortened it to “Shooter.” He pitched in six games in the major leagues and finished with 3 bases on balls, 1 hit batter, 1 home run, 2 strikeouts, 4 earned runs, 6 hits, 4 runs, 1 game finished, a 5.40 ERA, and 6.2 innings pitched.