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Walt Johnson

coach

Inducted February 15, 2001

Born in Fullerton and an Avenal High School graduate, he spent 17 years as an assistant football coach at Bakersfield College, working alongside Gerry Collis, Carl Bowser, Duane Damron and Harvel Pollard. He then concluded his career as the BC athletic director for eight years. Walt was also BC's head baseball coach from 1966-77. Prior to BC, he coached football and baseball at Coalinga College for eight years and was that school's athletic director for six years. He also spent two years as a catcher in the Boston Red Sox organization.