Bill Baker Stats

Bill Baker was born on Wednesday, February 22, 1911, in Paw Creek, North Carolina. Baker was 29 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 4, 1940, with the Cincinnati Reds. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Bill Baker baseball stats page.

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Bill Baker

Bill Baker Autograph on a 1977 TCMA (#10)
Bill Baker Autograph on a 1977 TCMA (#10)

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Birth Name:
William Presley Baker
Nickname:
Bill
Born On:
02-22-1911  (Pisces)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Paw Creek, North Carolina
Year of Death Data Died On:
04-13-2006 ( 100 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Cemetery:
Unity Church Cemetery, Woodleaf, North Carolina
High School:
Boyden High School (Salisbury, NC)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-00
Player Weight Chart Weight:
200
First Game:
05-04-1940 (Age 29)
Last Game:
08-01-1949
Draft:
Not Applicable
Bill Baker

Bill Baker Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
- - Did Not Pitch - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
Bill Baker

Bill Baker Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1940 29 Reds 27 69 5 15 1 1 0 0 7 4 - 8 0 - 0 4 .217 .260 .261
1941 30 Reds 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 - 1 0 - 0 0 .000 .500 .000
1941 30 Pirates 35 67 5 15 3 0 0 0 6 11 - 0 2 - 0 2 .224 .333 .269
1942 31 Pirates 18 17 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 - 0 0 - 0 0 .118 .167 .118
1943 32 Pirates 63 172 12 47 6 3 1 1 26 22 - 6 1 - 3 6 .273 .365 .360
1946 35 Pirates 53 113 7 27 4 0 1 0 8 12 - 6 2 - 0 3 .239 .312 .301
1948 37 Cardinals 45 119 13 35 10 1 0 0 15 15 - 7 0 - 0 4 .294 .373 .395
1949 38 Cardinals 20 30 2 4 1 0 0 0 4 2 - 2 0 - 0 0 .133 .188 .167
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
7 Years 263 588 45 145 25 5 2 1 68 68 - 30 5 - 3 19 .247 .328 .316
Bill Baker

Bill Baker Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1940 Reds C 24 16 323 96 4.0 96 87 9 0 1 2 0 0 1.000 8.02
1941 Reds C 1 0 - 2 2.0 2 2 0 0 0 0 - 0 1.000 0.00
1941 Pirates C 33 22 375 90 2.7 87 73 14 3 1 0 0 0 .967 6.26
1942 Pirates C 11 1 21 20 1.8 20 19 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 25.71
1943 Pirates C 56 50 1,040 190 3.4 186 157 29 4 3 2 0 0 .979 4.83
1946 Pirates 1B 1 0 6 2 2.0 2 2 0 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
1946 Pirates C 41 26 581 113 2.8 109 95 14 4 2 4 0 0 .965 5.07
1948 Cardinals C 36 33 701 168 4.7 167 152 15 1 2 3 0 0 .994 6.43
1949 Cardinals C 10 3 78 17 1.7 17 16 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 5.88
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
C Totals 212 151 3,119 696 3.3 684 601 83 12 10 11 0 0 .983 5.92
1B Totals 1 0 6 2 2.0 2 2 0 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
7 Years 213 151 3,125 698 3.3 686 603 83 12 11 11 0 0 .983 5.93
Bill Baker

Bill Baker Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1940 Reds 2 - - 3 0 n/a 0.0 8.6 9.9 - - -
1941 Reds 0 - - 1 0 n/a 0.0 1.0 0.0 - - -
1941 Pirates 0 - - 2 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 11.2 - - -
1942 Pirates 0 - - 7 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 8.5 - - -
1943 Pirates 3 - - 7 0 n/a 172.0 28.7 6.6 - - -
1946 Pirates 0 - - 10 0 n/a 113.0 18.8 14.1 - - -
1948 Cardinals 1 - - 9 0 n/a 0.0 17.0 7.9 - - -
1949 Cardinals 0 - - 11 0 n/a 0.0 15.0 7.5 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
7 Years 6 - - 50 0 n/a 294.0 19.6 8.6 - - -
Bill Baker

Bill Baker Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1940 Cincinnati Reds 6 Undetermined - Stats
1941 Cincinnati Reds 6 Undetermined - -
1941 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 Undetermined - -
1942 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 Undetermined - -
1943 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 Undetermined - -
1946 Pittsburgh Pirates 44 Undetermined - -
1948 St. Louis Cardinals 15 Undetermined - -
1949 St. Louis Cardinals 15 Undetermined - -


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