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WALLY BACKMAN

MLB  Manager - Buffalo (2012)
Positions
2B-1021, SS-292, 3B-120, DH-1
Born
September 22, 1959  (54.214)
Place
Ht/Wt
5-9 / 168
Bats/Throws
Both / Right
High School
Aloha  (Aloha,OR)
College:
 
Drafted:
New York Mets:  1977-1-16 (June-Reg)
Full Name
Walter Wayne Backman 
TBC Player ID
8350
MLB Debut
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Speed
68
Contact
56
Patience
67
Batting
68
Power
22

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OFF THE FIELD


DateNotes
1993-05-17Released by Mariners.
1993-04-05Signed as Free Agent by Mariners.
1993-04-01Released by Braves.
1993-01-25Signed as Free Agent by Braves.
1992-11-05Granted Free Agency.
1991-01-10Signed as Free Agent by Phillies.
1990-11-05Granted Free Agency.
1990-01-31Signed as Free Agent by Pirates.
1989-11-13Granted Free Agency.
1988-12-07Traded by Mets with Mike Santiago to Twins for Toby Nivens, Steve Gasser and Jeff Bumgarner.
Drafted:  Selected by New York Mets in 1st round (16th overall) of 1977 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)


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