Bill Baker (Baseball)

Bill Baker (Baseball)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. William Presley Baker (February 22, 1911 - April 13, 2006) was a catcher in Major League Baseball who played with the Cincinnati Reds (1940-41), Pittsburgh Pirates (1941-43, 1946) and St. Louis Cardinals (1948-49). Baker batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Paw Creek, North Carolina. Baker was a .247 hitter with two home runs and 68 RBI in 263 games played. He served as a backup catcher for three National League clubs in parts of seven seasons as he was a member of the 1940 World Champion Cincinnati Reds. His most productive year was 1943, with Pittsburgh, when he appeared in a career-high 63 games and hit .273 with 26 RBI. Traded to St. Louis, he batted .294 in 45 games in 1948.show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135812149
  • 9786135812145