Walter Hriniak ‘61
1961-1968 Player, Atlanta & Milwaukee Braves Organization
1969-1970 Catcher, San Diego Padres
1971-1973 Player/Coach, Montreal Expos
1974-1975 1st Base Coach, Montreal Expos
1976 Minor League Coach/Manager, Montreal Expos
1977-1988 Hitting Coach, Boston Red Sox
1989-1995 Hitting Coach, Chicago White Sox
Awards - Player
Hit 300 4 times in Minor League
Minor League All-star Short Stop & Catcher
Texas League Player of the Month
21 years as big league coach, 1744-1530 win/loss record
Coached 7 major league batting champions
Member AL Champion Red Sox 1986
Member AL Eastern Division Champion Red Sox 1988
Member AL Western Division Champion White Sox 1993
Advice to Students
The most important thing in life is to be a good person.
Whatever you start, you finish.
There ís always someone better than you.
Inducted November 23, 2004