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Going home: longtime 2B Neil Walker retires with no regrets

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Neil Walker spent his childhood watching the Pittsburgh Pirates struggle. He spent his 20s helping the franchise escape two decades worth of futility and a portion of his 30s working in the exacting crucible of New York City. Asking any more from baseball seemed greedy. The longtime...
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The MLB Daily Dish is a daily feature we’re running here at MLBDD that rounds up roster-impacting news, rumors, and analysis. Have feedback or have something that should be shared? Hit us up at @mlbdailydish on Twitter or @MLBDailyDish on Instagram. Neil Walker never made an All-Star team or won...
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Neil Walker retires after 12 seasons, but he will never forget 'Buctober'

GIBSONIA, Pa. — Neil Walker, a hometown star who helped fuel "Buctober" as the Pirates reversed their longtime losing ways with three straight playoff appearances,is announcing his retirement after 12 major league seasons. Video above: Neil Walker remembers excitement of 2013 wild card game in Pittsburgh. "I'm going to try...
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Neil Walker retires after 12 MLB seasons

After 12 seasons in the big leagues, Neil Walker is hanging up his cleats. The veteran infielder, who had stints with six teams after making his MLB debut in 2009, announced his retirement Tuesday afternoon on Twitter. “Officially retired, thank you to everyone that helped me in my journey to...
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Neil Walker retires at 35 after 12 major league seasons

Infielder Neil Walker announced his retirement Tuesday at age 35 after 12 major league seasons. Walker hit .231 with no homers and three RBI in 18 games with Philadelphia this year. Officially retired, he wrote on Twitter. Thank you to everyone that helped me in my journey to live out...
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Longtime Pirates infielder Neil Walker announces retirement after 12 MLB seasons

Neil Walker, a 12-year big-league veteran who most recently played for the Philadelphia Phillies during the 2020 season, announced his retirement on Tuesday through his Twitter account. Here's the entirety of Walker's message:. Officially retired, thank you to everyone that helped me in my journey to live out my childhood...
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Longtime MLB infielder Neil Walker announces retirement from baseball

After a long, successful career in the major leagues, infielder Neil Walker has decided that it's officially time to hang up his cleats and call it a career. Throughout his 12-year MLB career, Neil Walker seemed to always have a smile on his face. The man was a fan favorite and for good reason. Now, Walker is getting ready for the next chapter in his life, as he's suited up for the last time.
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Neil Walker Announces His Retirement

Neil Walker was that rarity—a guy who dreamed of being in the big leagues who actually got to play for his hometown team. After twelve years in Major League Baseball, most of them with the Pirates, Walker announced his retirement today on Twitter. Officially retired, thank you to everyone that...