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Bill Baker WS-1

+ Played in Major Leagues 1940-1949

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Biography Data
Positions: C-212, 1B-1
Proper Name: William Presley Baker
Born: February 22, 1911
Place Paw Creek, North Carolina
Death April 13, 2006 (95.050)
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 200 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Boyden (Salisbury,NC)
Drafted: Not drafted
MLB Debut:May 4,1940 (29.071)
TBC Player ID:8388
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Career Activity
Organizations:CIN, PIT, SLN

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Batting Statistics
Show AllMLB OnlyMinors Only
Month Day of Wk vs LH/RH Home/Away Day/Night vs Team Outs Inning Lineup Position
Situation Leadoff Last Batter Runner in Motion 1st Pitch Action Count Pitcher Type 1st Pitch Result vs Pitcher Stadium

1940Cincinnati RedsNLMLB6cinc29 27695151107248004.217.260.261521.043.130.2462.00--1873
1941Cincinnati RedsNLMLB6cinc30 21000000011000.000.500.000500.0001.000-1.00--02
1941Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB1pitc30 356751530060110022.224.333.269602.045.209.2240.00--1880
1942Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB15pitc31 1817120002010000.118.167.118285.000.059.1180.00--218
1943Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB1pitc32 631721247631263226316.273.365.360725.087.233.2790.27172.062198
1946Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB44pitc35 5311372740180126023.239.312.301613.062.168.2450.50113.034127
1948St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB15slnc37 4511913351010151157004.294.373.395768.101.235.3130.47--47134
1949St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB15slnc38 2030241004022000.133.188.167354.033.100.1431.00--532
MLB Totals (7 Seasons)26358845145255268606830305019.247.328.316644.070.196.2570.44294.0186664
MLB: Average per 162 Games1623622889153142404218203012.247.328.316644.070.196.2570.44294.0115409
Pittsburgh Pirates (4 seasons)1693692591133242304612305011.247.335.314649.068.201.2510.26184.5116423
St. Louis Cardinals (2 seasons)6514915391110191017900004.262.337.349686.087.208.2790.53--52166
Cincinnati Reds (2 seasons)29705151107205900004.214.267.257524.043.143.2461.80--1875
Other Batting Statistics
1940Cincinnati RedsWorld Series34110000000100000.250.250.2505001
Totals:World Series34110000000100000.250.250.2505001
Fielding Statistics
Year Team League Level Position G INN PO A E DP FPCT RF/9 RF/G
1940Cincinnati RedsNLMLBC24 879011.000--36.00
1941Cincinnati RedsNLMLBC1 20001.000--18.00
1941Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBC33 731431.967--23.73
1942Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBC11 191001.000--16.36
1943Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBC56 1572943.979--29.89
1946Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBC41 951442.965--23.93
1946Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB1B1 20011.000--18.00
1948St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBC36 1521512.994--41.75
1949St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBC10 161011.000--15.30
Fielding Totals by Position/League:MLBC2120601831210.983--29.04

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