Dennis Martin Walling (born April 17, 1954) is a former Major League Baseball player. Walling played all or part of eighteen seasons in the majors, from 1975 to 1992. He played his most games as a third baseman, but also saw significant time as an outfielder and first baseman.
Walling may be best known as a pinch-hitting specialist for the Houston Astros. Nicknamed "Good Wood", Walling was a valuable bat off the bench for most of his career. Entering the 2009 season, his 108 career pinch hits are tied for 13th all-time. He hit .271 out of 2,945 lifetime at bats. Walling currently serves as the hitting coach for the Norfolk Tides, the Triple-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles.
- ^ Orioles Press Release announcing minor league staff for 2009
By Dean Hanley
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