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Home Run Baker

John Franklin Baker (Home Run)

Position: Third Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 173 lb.

Born: March 13, 1886 in Trappe, Maryland, US
Died: June 28, 1963 in Trappe, Maryland, US
High School: Trappe HS (Trappe, MD)

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Minors Batting

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Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1907 21 -6.4 Baltimore EL A 5 15 2 0 0 0 .133 .133 2
1908 22 -5.1 Reading TRIS B 119 451 135 11 12 6 .299 .417 188
1924 38 13.9 Easton ESHL D 43 92 27 1 1 6 .293 .522 48
3 Seasons 167 558 558 164 12 13 12 .294 .294 .427 .720 238
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

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Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1908 22 Philadelphia AL MLB PHA 3B 9 34 12 22 0 0 1.000 3.78
1909 23 Philadelphia AL MLB PHA 3B 146 528 209 277 42 16 .920 3.33
1910 24 Philadelphia AL MLB PHA 3B 146 565 207 313 45 35 .920 3.56
1911 25 Philadelphia AL MLB PHA 3B 148 521 217 274 30 26 .942 3.32
1912 26 Philadelphia AL MLB PHA 3B 149 572 217 321 34 25 .941 3.61
1913 27 Philadelphia AL MLB PHA 3B 149 557 233 280 44 19 .921 3.44
1914 28 Philadelphia AL MLB PHA 3B 149 537 221 292 24 20 .955 3.44
1916 30 New York AL MLB NYY 3B 96 365 133 210 22 16 .940 3.57
1917 31 New York AL MLB NYY 3B 146 547 202 317 28 21 .949 3.55
1918 32 New York AL MLB NYY 3B 126 470 175 282 13 33 .972 3.63
1919 33 New York AL MLB NYY 3B 141 484 176 286 22 27 .955 3.28
1921 35 New York AL MLB NYY 3B 83 268 84 173 11 16 .959 3.10
1922 36 New York AL MLB NYY 3B 60 183 68 108 7 6 .962 2.93
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Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1924 38 Easton ESHL D 1 of 1
1925 39 Easton ESHL D 1 of 3
2 Seasons

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1907 21 Baltimore Orioles Eastern League A
1908 22 Reading Pretzels Tri-State League B
1908 22 Philadelphia Athletics American League MLB PHA 1
1909 23 Philadelphia Athletics American League MLB PHA 1
1910 24 Philadelphia Athletics American League MLB PHA 1
1911 25 Philadelphia Athletics American League MLB PHA 1
1912 26 Philadelphia Athletics Cuban-American Major League Clubs Series Fgn
1912 26 Philadelphia Athletics American League MLB PHA 1
1913 27 Philadelphia Athletics American League MLB PHA 1
1914 28 Philadelphia Athletics American League MLB PHA 1
1915 29 Upland (Delaware Co League)
1916 30 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1916-04-12 1916-10-04
1917 31 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1917-04-11 1917-10-03
1918 32 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1918-04-15 1918-09-02
1919 33 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1919-04-23 1919-09-29
1920 34 Upland
1921 35 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1921-04-22 1921-10-02
1922 36 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1922-04-12 1922-09-29
1924 38 Easton Farmers Eastern Shore League D

Sabr ID: 2f26e40e

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