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Proper Name
Walter Wayne Backman
High Level
MLB (1980-1993)
Positions
2B (1021) ... SS (292) ... 3B (120) ... DH (1)
Ht / Wt
5-9 / 168
Bats / Throws
Both / Right
age
64.158
place
Hillsboro,Oregon
High School
Aloha (Aloha,OR)
draft posit
SS
MLB Debut
MLB Teams
NYN [12] PHI [2] MIN [1] PIT [1] SEA [1]
TBC#
8350
mlbam id
110419
Retrosheet
Stat Capsuleavgopsabrhhrrbisb
Career MLB [1980-1993].275.680324548289310240117
Speed
69
Power
29
Contact
55
XBH
28
RBIs
28
Runs
56
Hitting
67
Durability
57
Team
.499
Player Tags
Player Notes:  [1986] World Series Champion with New York Mets
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year tranx date end date mlb org level Transaction Description status minor team 40man age
1993 1993-05-17 -- -- Released by Mariners Hist -- No 33.238
1993 1993-04-11 1993-04-27 SEA MLB DL - Stress Injury -- No 33.202
1993 1993-04-05 1993-04-11 SEA MLB Signed to #-year contract for 1993-1993 ($0m) [Free Agent] Hist -- No 33.196
1993 1993-04-01 1993-04-05 -- -- Released by Braves Hist -- No 33.192
1993 1993-01-25 1993-04-01 ATL MLB Signed to #-year contract for 1993-1993 ($0m) [Free Agent] Hist -- No 33.126
1992 1992-11-05 1993-01-25 -- -- Granted free agency Hist -- No 33.045
1992 1992-08-05 1992-10-08 PHI MLB DL - Fractured right thumb *Slammed it against the bat rack* Injury -- No 32.318
1991 1991-01-10 1992-08-05 PHI MLB Signed to #-year contract for 1991-1991 ($0m) [Free Agent] Hist -- No 31.110
1990 1990-11-05 1991-01-10 -- -- Granted free agency Hist -- No 31.044
1990 1990-01-31 1990-11-05 PIT MLB Signed to #-year contract for 1990-1990 ($0m) [Free Agent] Hist -- No 30.131
1989 1989-11-13 1990-01-31 -- -- Granted free agency Hist -- No 30.052
1989 1989-07-09 1989-08-04 MON MLB DL - Left shoulder soreness Injury -- No 29.291
1989 1989-05-08 1989-05-25 MON MLB DL - Sprained left shoulder Injury -- No 29.229
1988 1988-12-07 1989-05-08 MIN MLB Traded from New York Mets with Mike Santiago to Minnesota Twins for Jeff Bumgarner, Steve Gasser and Toby Nivens Hist -- No 29.077
1988 1988-08-27 1988-09-11 NYN MLB DL - Strained right hamstring Injury -- No 28.340
1982 1982-08-15 1982-09-08 NYN MLB DL - Fractured left shoulder Injury -- No 22.327
1977 1977-06-07 1982-08-15 NYN MLB Signed out of draft (Oregon HS) Hist -- No 17.259
17 record(s)