Joe Tomlinson

Joe Tomlinson ('99)

Joe Tomlinson ('99) (Rittman HS) lettered three times for Walsh on the baseball diamond, after transferring from the Ohio State University. An outfielder, Joe was a line-drive hitter who produced. In 1997, he earned first team Mid-Ohio Conference honors after hitting .353, with 17 doubles, five home runs and 33 RBI. His 17 doubles in a single season is still a Walsh record. Joe would earn first team All-MOC honors all three years for the Cavs. In 1997 he hit .397, with 34 runs scored, seven doubles, four home runs and 34 RBI. He capped off his Walsh career by hitting .396 as a senior with 12 doubles, 31 RBI and Walsh Male Athlete of the Year honors. His career batting average stands at .380, with 36 doubles, 15 home runs and 108 RBI. He is in the top ten in six career categories and four single season categories.