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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Steven Byrne Baker
Stat Years
1977-1986  [mlb] 1978-1983
Height/Weight
6-0 / 185
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (270)
Draft Position
p
Born Date/Place
1956-08-30 in Eugene, Oregon   [63.315]
High School
Monte Vista (Spring Valley,CA)
Colleges
Grossmont College (El Cajon, California)
Draft
Selected by the New York Mets in Round #18 (#420 overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1978-05-25 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.268)
Service Time
Organizations
DET [4] OAK [2] SLN [2] TOR [2] LAN [1] MON [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 8405 ... retro id: bakes101 ... mlbam id: 110487
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1977Montgomery RebelsSouAAdet-201---454.301582007069.0654433235714101.458.480.264.579.265.742.03.444
    1977Minor Totals: DETbyYearAA----201---454.301582007069.0654433235714101.458.480.264.579.265.742.03.444
    1978Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-212---813.21161643000101.0933936353874051.458.290.274.727.753.481.64.889
    1978Detroit TigersALMLBdet31212Log - Sp - Ext - Perf244.5515100015063.1663732642396001.719.380.855.975.545.260.93.333
    1978Minor Totals: DETbyYearAAA----211---813.21161643000101.0933936353874051.458.290.274.727.753.481.64.889
    1978MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf244.5615100015063.3663732642396001.719.410.865.995.565.280.93.333
    1979Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-223---027.71530002014.0181312110151022.0011.570.646.439.648.361.50.000
    1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet31223Log - Sp - Ext - Perf176.6421120029184.09763621351547261.7610.391.395.465.796.751.06.125
    1979Minor Totals: DETbyYearAAA----221---027.71530002014.0181312110151022.0011.570.646.439.648.361.50.000
    1979MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf176.6421120029184.09763621351547261.7610.391.395.465.796.751.06.125
    1980Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-234---653.20171750000107.0934738868544091.507.820.675.724.543.950.79.545
    1980Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-234---136.62951004034.0432725123180021.9411.380.266.094.767.150.78.250
    1980Minor Totals: TOR-DETbyYearAAA----232---784.02262260040141.013674639917240111.618.680.575.814.604.720.79.467
    1981Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-245---8144.56302651240160.017094811377799031.549.560.734.334.445.291.03.364
    1981Minor Totals: TORbyYearAAA----241---8144.56302651240160.017094811377799031.549.560.734.334.445.291.03.364
    1982Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-256---1352.48232293010163.01476545668792051.328.120.333.754.363.591.16.722
    1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak36256Log - Sp - Ext - Perf114.56530022025.230141334140001.3210.521.051.404.914.913.50.500
    1982Minor Totals: OAKbyYearAAA----251---1352.48232293010163.01476545668792051.328.120.333.754.363.591.16.722
    1982MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf114.64530022025.730141334140001.3510.711.071.435.005.003.50.500
    1983Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-267---494.5513136100085.0754943630674031.247.940.643.187.095.192.23.308
    1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak36267Log - Sp - Ext - Perf334.33351001834554.0593226426233021.579.830.674.333.835.330.88.500
    1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln41267Log - Sp - Ext - Perf011.80800038010.010420413011.409.000.003.600.903.600.25.000
    1983Minor Totals: OAKbyYearAAA----261---494.5513136100085.0754943630674031.247.940.643.187.095.192.23.308
    1983MLB Totals: OAK-SLNbyYearMLB----262Log - Sp - Ext - Perf343.94431002142564.0693628430246031.559.700.564.223.385.060.80.429
    1984Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-278---1094.352825100130171.218691831752863041.399.750.892.734.514.771.65.526
    1984Minor Totals: SLNbyYearAAA----271---1094.362825100130171.718691831752863041.399.780.892.734.524.781.65.526
    1985Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-289---9123.91272780000181.220099791468904001.489.910.693.374.464.901.32.429
    1985Minor Totals: MONbyYearAAA----281---9123.92272780000181.720099791468904001.489.930.703.384.474.921.32.429
    1986Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-2910---6126.21272120561126.01749987939653021.6912.430.642.794.647.071.67.333
    1986Minor Totals: LANbyYearAAA----291---6126.21272120561126.01749987939653021.6912.430.642.794.647.071.67.333
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)7165.1384260026586237.02621501352612713119291.649.950.994.824.975.701.03.304
    American League Totals (4 yrs)7155.2776260023506227.02521461332612313016281.659.991.034.885.155.791.06.318
    National League Totals (1 yrs)011.80800038010.010420413011.409.000.003.600.903.600.25.000
    Minor League Totals69774.1721018352882711,212.3126466756280523711381351.479.390.593.885.284.951.36.473
    Minor: AA Totals454.301582007069.0654433235714101.458.480.264.579.265.742.03.444
    Minor: AAA Totals65724.1619517550882011,143.3119962352978488640340351.489.440.613.845.044.911.31.474
    Oakland Athletics Totals (2 yrs)444.43404002036579.7894639730373021.5010.110.803.414.205.231.23.500
    Detroit Tigers Totals (2 yrs)3115.753622003141147.31631009419939313261.749.971.165.695.696.121.00.214
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)011.80800038010.010420413011.409.000.003.600.903.600.25.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1977Montgomery RebelsSouAAdet-20p---1150000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1982Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-25p---2230000000000001000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1984Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-27p---3281000002000001000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1985Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-28p---42713110001000702000.077.077.077.1541510.000.000.1670.0046.670.000.00.000.0
    1986Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-29p---52729371007001903100.241.258.276.5343481.069.035.3332.9426.479.000.00.0014.3
    Minor League Totals1204348100100011607100.186.200.209.4095291.047.023.2861.9230.7716.000.00.0012.5
    Minor: AAA Totals1054348100100011607100.186.200.209.4095291.047.023.2861.9230.7716.000.00.0012.5
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1978Evansville TripletsAmerAAA21P1600.0680014141.0000.900.0011.8100.09
    1978Detroit TigersALMLB21P15063.1351098.8890.500.139.3100.010
    1979Evansville TripletsAmerAAA22P500.01100221.0000.400.003.7100.016
    1979Detroit TigersALMLB22P21084.0380111111.0000.500.1313.0100.08
    1980Syracuse ChiefsILAAA23P1700.01111202422.9171.300.0012.2100.06
    1981Syracuse ChiefsILAAA24P3000.01224303936.9231.200.0021.4100.05
    1982Tacoma TigersPCLAAA25P2300.01213312825.8931.100.0016.1100.06
    1982Oakland AthleticsALMLB25P5025.2031043.7500.600.123.1100.014
    1983Tacoma TigersPCLAAA26P1300.098101817.9441.300.009.2100.012
    1983Oakland AthleticsALMLB26P35054.03400771.0000.200.1321.6100.07
    1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB26P8010.01300441.0000.500.404.9100.015
    1984Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA27P2800.014170231311.0001.100.0018.1100.04
    1985Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA28P2700.01620103736.9731.300.0019.0100.06
    1986Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA29P2700.0518112423.9580.900.0019.0100.07
    MLB Totals - (P)8402361023213533.9430.400.140.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)1860086120114217206.9491.100.000.00.00
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    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1978MLB15----------
    1978Minor16----------
    1979MLB21----------
    1979Minor5----------
    1980Minor17----------
    1981Minor30----------
    1982MLB5----------
    1982Minor23----------
    1983MLB43----------
    1983Minor13----------
    1984Minor28----------
    1985Minor27----------
    1986Minor27----------
    Totals270----------