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B. J. Wallace

Full name: William J. "B. J." Wallace
Gender: Male
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
Weight: 196 lbs (89 kg)
Born: May 18, 1971 in Mobile, Alabama, United States
Affiliations: Mississippi State Bulldogs, Starkville (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Baseball

Biography

B. J. Wallace played ball at Mississippi State University, where he had a mark of 21-9 as a pitcher, with 271 strikeouts in 265 innings. After the 1992 Olympics he joined the Montreal Expos organization, being picked third in the 1992 amateur draft, and he started with the West Palm Beach Expos in the Florida State League in 1993. But injuries curtailed his career and after a shortened 1994 season, he was injured for all of 1995. An attempted comeback in 1996 did not pan out and he retired after a year with the Philadelphia Phillies minor league team, the Clearwater Phillies. He later became a high school coach. Wallace had several legal problems with traffic violations beginning in 2003. In 2011 he and his wife were arrested on suspicion of building a methamphetamine lab in their home.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Baseball Men's Baseball United States USA 4

Men's Baseball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result Position TR TE/R/IP H/ER HR/SO RBI/BB TH/AB/W-L-S
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Baseball United States USA Round-Robin Game #9 1 1992-07-28 USA 10, ITA 0 Pitcher 10 8.0 0 14 1 W
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Baseball United States USA Round-Robin Game #27 2 1992-08-02 JPN 7, USA 1 Pitcher 1 5.2 5 5 1 L
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Baseball United States USA Final Round Game 3/4 2 1992-08-05 JPN 8, USA 3 Pitcher 3 2.0 0 3 1