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Wally Backman

Walter Wayne Backman

Positions: Shortstop and Second Baseman
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 160 lb.

Born: September 22, 1959 in Hillsboro, Oregon, United States
High School: Aloha HS (Aloha, OR)

Drafted by the New York Mets in the 1st round (16th) of the 1977 MLB June Amateur Draft from Aloha HS (Aloha, OR).

Major League Stats

Register Batting

YearAgeAgeDifTmLgLevAffGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
197717-3.0Little FallsNYPLA-NYM6928725544831026302072853.325.393.451.844115121
197818-4.2LynchburgCARLANYM1325814948614919933842177499.302.397.395.791195562
197919-3.7JacksonTLAANYM110448404631141152192353550.282.346.349.695141531
198020-4.8TidewaterILAAANYM125498400531171551511178767.293.415.363.778145074
198020-8.5NYMNLMLBNYM271109312301109231114.323.396.355.7513331411
198121-4.0TidewaterILAAANYM21705969310622108.153.275.237.513140101
198121-7.4NYMNLMLBNYM26423651020001047.278.350.333.6831200200
198222-6.5NYMNLMLBNYM963122613771132322874947.272.387.372.7599760201
198323-1.9TidewaterILAAANYM1014313616911411312837156847.316.422.371.7931340022
198323-5.5NYMNLMLBNYM2645426701030028.167.205.214.419920100
198424-4.5NYMNLMLBNYM128499436681221921263295663.280.360.339.700148130522
198525-3.7NYMNLMLBNYM1455745207714224513830123672.273.320.344.664179311431
198626-2.5NYMNLMLBNYM124440387671241821271373632.320.376.385.761149301431
198727-1.2NYMNLMLBNYM943353004375611231132543.250.307.287.5938650910
YearAgeAgeDifTmLgLevAffGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
198828-0.1NYMNLMLBNYM993472944489120017954149.303.388.344.73110161921
1989290.5MINALMLBMIN87337299336992126113245.231.306.284.5918541410
1990301.7PITNLMLBPIT1043613156292213228634253.292.374.397.77112551031
1991312.6PHINLMLBPHI942201852045120015323030.243.344.308.6525720230
1992323.8PHINLMLBPHI42554861310061069.271.352.292.6441430101
1993334.1SEAALMLBSEA1031292400000018.138.167.138.305400100
MLB (14 seasons)MLB110237083245482893138191024011752371480.275.349.339.687109955568199
Minors (6 seasons)Minors5582315197332158669251317213553302324.297.392.377.7697441119103
All Levels (17 Seasons)16606023521880314792074423412252105673804.283.365.353.71818435516872912
AAA (3 seasons)Minors2479998201282402992855024165122.293.409.357.7662930863
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

YearAgeTmLgLevAffGGSCGInnChPOAEDPFld%RF/9RF/GPBWPSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
197717Little FallsNYPLA-NYM3B1211001.0002.00
197717Little FallsNYPLA-NYMSS62298951841930.9364.50
197818LynchburgCARLANYMSS1315612023293049.9474.05
197919JacksonTLAANYM2B52314811.9574.40
197919JacksonTLAANYMSS1044511702513046.9334.05
198020TidewaterILAAANYM2B1034872072631742.9654.56
198020TidewaterILAAANYMSS2172303755.9313.19
198020NYMNLMLBNYM2B20165.0914843071.0004.964.55
198020NYMNLMLBNYMSS866.027141214.9633.553.25
198121TidewaterILAAANYM2B21037021.0005.00
198121TidewaterILAAANYM3B514410001.0002.80
198121TidewaterILAAANYMSS62752114.9634.33
198121NYMNLMLBNYM2B1157.037142122.9465.533.18
198121NYMNLMLBNYM3B11.0000000.000.00
YearAgeTmLgLevAffGGSCGInnChPOAEDPFld%RF/9RF/GPBWPSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
198222NYMNLMLBNYM2B88586.03851692021430.9645.704.22
198222NYMNLMLBNYM3B632.0134720.8463.091.83
198222NYMNLMLBNYMSS12.0000000.000.00
198323TidewaterILAAANYM2B853971542331051.9754.55
198323TidewaterILAAANYM3B4103611.9002.25
198323TidewaterILAAANYMSS12591839213.9664.75
198323NYMNLMLBNYM2B1445.0231112021.0004.601.64
198323NYMNLMLBNYM3B218.0105320.8004.004.00
198424NYMNLMLBNYM2B115915.05222182941072.9815.044.45
198424NYMNLMLBNYMSS832.017512011.0004.782.13
198525NYMNLMLBNYM2B1401128.0649272370776.9895.124.59
198525NYMNLMLBNYMSS12.0110001.0004.501.00
198626NYMNLMLBNYM2B113848.04931862901756.9665.054.21
198727NYMNLMLBNYM2B87655.0347131210644.9834.693.92
198828NYMNLMLBNYM2B92708.0351128219436.9894.413.77
YearAgeTmLgLevAffGGSCGInnChPOAEDPFld%RF/9RF/GPBWPSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
198929MINALMLBMIN2B84656.0339146187637.9824.573.96
199030PITNLMLBPIT2B15106.0542232051.0004.583.60
199030PITNLMLBPIT3B71519.015034104125.9202.391.94
199131PHINLMLBPHI2B36222.01045052212.9814.142.83
199131PHINLMLBPHI3B20123.03342721.9392.271.55
199232PHINLMLBPHI2B1036.031102014.9687.503.00
199232PHINLMLBPHI3B21.0000000.000.00
199333SEAALMLBSEA2B14.0101001.0002.251.00
199333SEAALMLBSEA3B962.02141430.8572.612.00
MLB (14 seasons)MLB2B8266131.034271405195369383.9804.934.07
MLB (7 seasons)MLB3B111756.022751155216.9072.451.86
MLB (4 seasons)MLBSS18102.045202415.9783.882.44
Minors (4 seasons)Minors2B1959173785112896.9694.56
Minors (3 seasons)Minors3B102681711.9622.50
Minors (6 seasons)MinorsSS336146852086187147.9414.11
All Levels (15 Seasons)2B10216131.043441783246497479.9784.934.16
All Levels (8 Seasons)3B121756.025359172227.9132.451.91
All Levels (9 Seasons)SS354102.0151354088588152.9423.884.03
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

YearAgeTmLgLevAffGWLW-L%
200040Tri-CityWLInd1 of 2572631.456
200141Winston-SalemCARLA+CHW1 of 11405486.386
200242BirminghamSOULAACHW1 of 11407961.564
200343BirminghamSOULAACHW1 of 11377364.533
200444LancasterCALLA+ARI1 of 11408654.614
200747South GeorgiaSOCLInd1 of 2875928.678
200848JolietNORLInd1 of 1964353.448
200949JolietNORLInd1 of 2953362.347
201050BrooklynNYPLA-NYM1 of 1755124.680
201151BinghamtonELAANYM1 of 11416576.461
201252BuffaloILAAANYM1 of 11436776.469
201353Las VegasPCLAAANYM1 of 11448163.563
201454Las VegasPCLAAANYM1 of 11448163.563
201555Las VegasPCLAAANYM1 of 11447767.535
14 Seasons1683875808.520
AAA (4 seasons)575306269.532
Ind (4 seasons)335161174.481
AA (3 seasons)418217201.519
A+ (2 seasons)280140140.500
A- (1 season)755124.680

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.

Sabr ID: 5e71eb53

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