Wally Ritchie Athlete Profile

#16 Wally Ritchie

Position: Left Hand Pitcher Height: 6-2 Weight: 165 Roster Years: 1984 Hometown: Glendale, CA Last School: Hoover High

Before BYU:

  • Hoover High team was ranked No. 1 in California in 1983
  • all-area for three years
  • league MVP
  • All-CIF 4-A pitcher
  • two-time all league
  • had 11-1 record as a senior and 18-4 prep career record
  • MVP of American Legion team
  • MVP and leading hitter in Connie Mack League

Personal:

Majored in accounting ...born in Glendale, California ... drafted in the fourth round of 1985 by the Philadelphia Phillies ... played in 1987-88 and 1991-92 on the Major League level, tallying a 6-5 record with a 3.14 ERA in 177.2 innings.

 

Stats

Year     ERA  W-L APP  GS  CG  SV    IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO
1984    7.11  2-1   9   4   1   0  32.2  47  32  25   9  33


1984 | Freshman Year

Had a 2-1 record in 31.2 innings with four starts and one complete game ... his victories came against Northern Colorado and the Air Force Academy.