Lincoln Pius X Catholic High School

Gary Walker

1969 - Athlete | Hall of Fame Class of 2019

Walker participated in football, basketball, and baseball before graduated from Pius X in 1969. He played quarterback and excelled in baseball and still holds the highest single season scoring average in Pius X basketball history.  Walker enrolled at the University of Nebraska-Omaha on a baseball scholarship and was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in 1973.

Walker met his wife Gail while playing in the Cardinals organization and eventually moved back to Lincoln. He spent 31 years working as a Production Planner for two printing companies and another 10 years working for Kawasaki. Gary and Gail have been married for 44-years and have two children: Derek (’99) of Los Angeles and Emily (’04) of Lincoln, and one grandson.

“The thing I remember most about Pius X is how well everyone got along. We seemed to be a true family.”

 

Gary Walker
Speeches as Podcasts
Lincoln Pius X Catholic High School
Lincoln Pius X Catholic High School
Hall of Fame speech with John McLaughlin '67
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  • Hall of Fame speech with John McLaughlin '67

    Hall of Fame speech with John McLaughlin '67

    Aug 12, 2021 •

  • Hall of Fame speech with Coach Ray Forycki

    Hall of Fame speech with Coach Ray Forycki

    Aug 12, 2021 •

  • Hall of Fame speech with Lynde Thelen '92

    Hall of Fame speech with Lynde Thelen '92

    Aug 12, 2021 •

  • Hall of Fame speech with the 1975 Football Team

    Hall of Fame speech with the 1975 Football Team

    Aug 12, 2021 •

    Team representative is Ron Coniglio

  • Hall of Fame speech with Rory Ryan '96

    Hall of Fame speech with Rory Ryan '96

    Aug 12, 2021 •

  • Tim Aylward - Hall of Fame 2017

    Tim Aylward - Hall of Fame 2017

    Aug 11, 2017 •

  • George Easley - Hall of Fame 2017

    George Easley - Hall of Fame 2017

    Aug 11, 2017 •

  • Adam Treu - Hall of Fame 2017

    Adam Treu - Hall of Fame 2017

    Aug 11, 2017 •

  • Elizabeth (Lange) Maggio - Hall of Fame 2017

    Elizabeth (Lange) Maggio - Hall of Fame 2017

    Aug 11, 2017 •

  • 1997 Football Team - Hall of Fame 2017

    1997 Football Team - Hall of Fame 2017

    Aug 11, 2017 •

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