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Gene BakerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1953-1961 MLB Years: 1953-1961
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World Series Champion

Positions2B-451, 3B-93, SS-28Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameEugene Walter Baker
Height6-1Weight170BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 15,1925PlaceDavenport,Iowa
Death DateDecember 1,1999 [74.169]
High SchoolDavenport Central (Davenport,IA)
CollegeSt. Ambrose University (Davenport,IA)
MLB DebutSeptember 20,1953 [28.097]
OrganizationsCHN [5] PIT [4] Awards0Awards Voting1-2
TBC Player ID8398Retrosheet IDbakeg101MLBAM ID110471
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed72Power44Contact75XBH47RBIs50Runs44Hitting62Durability51Team.461Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1953Chicago CubsNLMLBchn372b28722151000101401001.227.261.273.5346124.278.046.136.2484.1716.674.000.000.0020.00
1954Chicago CubsNLMLBchn372b29135541681493251361454755294012.275.333.425.75823050603.285.150.235.3457.799.121.172.1641.6233.56
1955Chicago CubsNLMLBchn372b301546098216329711529749572183114.268.323.392.71523947681.279.124.209.3237.208.371.161.6255.3628.83
1956Chicago CubsNLMLBchn372b311405466514123312574339543135215.258.309.377.68620638606.266.119.192.3076.448.911.381.9845.5026.95
1957Chicago CubsNLMLBchn373b32124441131110006310002.250.353.432.78519551.250.182.318.35311.765.880.501.9644.0045.45
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit233b32111365369719423632292918458.266.318.356.67413025407.281.090.173.2997.137.131.000.49182.5025.77
1957Totals for NL-NL         12340940108225346323532284510.264.322.364.68614930458.278.100.188.3057.646.990.910.66136.3327.78
1958Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit233b3329563142107008601102.250.338.321.65918366.275.071.214.30412.129.090.750.000.0021.43
1960Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit163b353337590004002900101.243.275.243.5189040.310.000.054.2395.0022.504.500.000.000.00
1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit163b36910110000003200010.100.308.100.4081013.125.000.300.19423.0815.380.670.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter63022302655901092139227211718421995018955.265.321.385.7068581692491.277.120.204.0007.398.791.191.5757.1828.64
Chicago Cubs Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter4481762220469881637180181514217384112344.266.322.397.7197001411965.276.131.213.0007.238.801.221.8847.6230.06
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter18246845121215247324246196611.259.317.338.65515828526.279.079.171.0007.988.751.100.38234.0023.14
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625736815228510585447562135214.265.321.385.70622143641.277.120.204.0007.398.791.191.5757.1828.64

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1953Chicago CubsNLMLBchn282B6--1111232422.9173.67------785.73.9
1954Chicago CubsNLMLBchn292B134--35538525102765740.9675.52------13599.387.0
1955Chicago CubsNLMLBchn302B154--43244430114906876.9675.69------154100.0100.7
1956Chicago CubsNLMLBchn312B140--3624262599813788.9695.63------140100.090.9
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit323B60--61108812177169.9552.82------11154.139.0
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32SS28--38851017133123.9254.39------11125.218.2
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit322B13--3026265856.9664.31------11111.78.4
1957Chicago CubsNLMLBchn323B12--1115413026.8672.17------12100.07.8
1958Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit333B11--1117--28281.0002.55------2937.97.1
1958Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit332B3--811-219191.0006.33------2910.31.9
1960Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit353B7--69-215151.0002.14------3321.24.5
1960Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit352B1--1---111.0001.00------333.00.6
1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit363B3---6--661.0002.00------933.31.9
MLB Totals for 2B - 7 season(s)-   2B451--119913038432625862502.9685.55------4510.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B93--891551215256244.9532.62------930.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS28--38851017133123.9254.39------280.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1953Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28---6-------
1954Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29---134-------
1955Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30---154-------
1956Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31---140-------
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32---132860-----
1957Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32-----12-----
1958Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33---3-11-----
1960Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35---1-7-----
1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36-----3-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1960Pittsburgh PiratesWorld SeriesMLB3533000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs33000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit38First Base Coach1627488.45725.08Danny Murtaugh
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1961-06-20Released by Pirates. 
1960-01-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1959-05-29Released by Pirates. 
1957-05-01TradeTraded by Cubs with Dee Fondy to Pirates for Lee Walls and Dale Long. 
1950-04-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.