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Wally Backman #1WS-1

+ Played in Major Leagues 1980-1993
Positions: 2B-1021, SS-292, 3B-120, DH-1
Proper Name: Walter Wayne Backman
Born: September 22, 1959 (55.089) in Hillsboro, Oregon
Height/Weight: 5-9 / 168 Bats/Throws: Switch-Right
High School: Aloha (Aloha,OR)
College:
Drafted: 1977 -- 1st round (16th overall) by New York Mets (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:September 2,1980 (20.346)
TBC Player ID:8350
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Organizations:NYN, MIN, PIT, PHI, SEA
Signed by:Marvin Scott
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Batting Statistics
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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

YearTeamLgLevel#OrgAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
1977Little FallsNYPLA--nyn176925544831026302072853121 .325.391.451842.125.286.3911.8942.5115286
1978LynchburgCaroA+-nyn181324948614919933842177499562 .302.391.395786.093.294.3711.34164.7195576
1979JacksonTexAA-nyn19110404631141152192353550531 .282.339.349688.067.198.3171.43202.0141443
1980TidewaterILAAA-nyn20125400531171551511178767074 .293.415.363777.070.298.3450.77400.0145498
New York MetsNLMLB28nyn2093
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.323.390.355745.032.140.3751.27--33109
1981TidewaterILAAA-nyn212159693106221080110 .153.275.237512.085.254.1760.80--1470
New York MetsNLMLB6nyn2136
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00.278.350.333683.056.194.3451.75--1242
1982New York MetsNLMLB6nyn22261
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.272.387.372759.100.291.3220.9687.097312
1983TidewaterILAAA-nyn2310136169114113128371568470202 .316.422.371793.055.305.3590.69361.0134431
New York MetsNLMLB6nyn2342
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.167.205.214419.048.095.2064.00--945
1984New York MetsNLMLB6nyn24436
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.280.360.339699.060.241.3241.13436.0148499
1985New York MetsNLMLB6nyn25520
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.273.318.344662.071.175.3132.00520.0179573
1986New York MetsNLMLB6nyn26387
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.320.376.385761.065.173.3450.89387.0149440
1987New York MetsNLMLB6nyn27300
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.250.307.287594.037.147.2881.72300.086335
1988New York MetsNLMLB6nyn28294
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.303.386.344730.041.194.3601.20--101346
1989Minnesota TwinsALMLB2min29299
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.231.304.284588.054.161.2681.41299.085336
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB19pit30315
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6292
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.292.372.397769.105.248.3421.26157.5125360
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB6phi31185
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.243.344.308652.065.232.2851.00--57220
1992Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB6phi3248
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.271.352.292644.021.167.3331.50--1455
1993Seattle MarinersALMLB22sea3329
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00.138.167.138305.000.034.1908.00--431
MLB Totals1102324548289313819102401175237148059681955.275.348.339687.063.198.3181.29324.510993703
AAA Totals247820128240299285502416512203860.293.409.357766.065.298.3390.74410.0293999
AA Totals11040463114115219235355050310.282.339.349688.067.198.3171.43202.0141443
A+ Totals132494861491993384217749950620.302.391.395786.093.294.3711.34164.7195576
A- Totals692554483102630207285310210.325.391.451842.125.286.3911.8942.5115286
New York Mets (9 seasons)7652369359670951471651064626033537601241.283.352.344696.061.196.3251.29338.48142701
Pittsburgh Pirates (1 seasons)104315629221322863425311035.292.372.397769.105.248.3421.26157.5125360
Minnesota Twins (1 seasons)8729933699212611324510414.231.304.284588.054.161.2681.41299.085336
Philadelphia Phillies (2 seasons)136233265813002142363901335.249.346.305651.056.219.2941.08--71275
Seattle Mariners (1 seasons)1029240000001800100.138.167.138305.000.034.1908.00--431
YearTeamLgLevel#OrgAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
Other Batting Statistics
YearTeam NameLeagueGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
1986NY MetsWorld Series618460001103200000.333.429.3337626
1986NY MetsChampionship Series621550002102400000.238.304.2385425
1988NY MetsChampionship Series722261002102500000.273.333.3186517
1990PittsburghChampionship Series37111000101300000.143.250.2865362
Fielding Statistics
Year Team League Level Position G INN PO A E DP FPCT RF/9 RF/G
1978LynchburgCaroA+SS131 2023293049.947--36.48
 
1979JacksonTexAA2B5 14811.957--39.60
1979JacksonTexAASS104 1702513046.933--36.43
 
1980TidewaterILAAA2B103 2972631742.971--48.93
1980TidewaterILAAASS21 303755.931--28.71
1980New York MetsNLMLB2B20 4843071.000--40.95
1980New York MetsNLMLBSS8 141214.963--29.25
 
1981TidewaterILAAA2B2 37021.000--45.00
1981TidewaterILAAA3B5 410001.000--25.20
1981TidewaterILAAASS6 52114.963--39.00
1981New York MetsNLMLB2B11 142122.946--28.64
1981New York MetsNLMLB3B1 0000.000--0.00
 
1982New York MetsNLMLB2B88 1692021430.964--37.94
1982New York MetsNLMLB3B6 4720.846--16.50
1982New York MetsNLMLBSS1 0000.000--0.00
 
1983TidewaterILAAA2B85 1542331051.975--40.98
1983TidewaterILAAA3B4 3611.900--20.25
1983TidewaterILAAASS12 1839213.966--42.75
1983New York MetsNLMLB2B14 1112021.000--14.79
1983New York MetsNLMLB3B2 5320.800--36.00
 
1984New York MetsNLMLB2B115 2182941072.981--40.07
1984New York MetsNLMLBSS8 512011.000--19.13
 
1985New York MetsNLMLB2B140 272370776.989--41.27
1985New York MetsNLMLBSS1 10001.000--9.00
 
1986New York MetsNLMLB2B113 1862901756.966--37.91
 
1987New York MetsNLMLB2B87 131210644.983--35.28
 
1988New York MetsNLMLB2B92 128219436.989--33.95
 
1989Minnesota TwinsALMLB2B84 146187637.982--35.68
1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBDH1 .000--0.00
 
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB2B15 2232051.000--32.40
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB3B71 34104125.920--17.49
 
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB2B36 5052212.981--25.50
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB3B20 42721.939--13.95
 
1992Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB2B10 102014.968--27.00
1992Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB3B2 0000.000--0.00
 
1993Seattle MarinersALMLB2B1 01001.000--9.00
1993Seattle MarinersALMLB3B9 41430.857--18.00
Fielding Totals by Position/League:MLB2B82601405195369383.980--36.59
 MLB3B111051155216.907--16.70
 MLBSS180202415.978--22.00
 MLBDH10.000--0.00
 AAA2B19004545032795.973--45.33
 AAA3B9071611.958--23.00
 AAASS3905397822.949--34.62
 AA2B5014811.957--39.60
 AASS10401702513046.933--36.43
 A+SS13102023293049.947--36.48


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