Gene Baker Stats

Gene Baker was born on Monday, June 15, 1925, in Davenport, Iowa. Baker was 28 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 20, 1953, with the Chicago Cubs. 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 Gene Baker baseball stats page.

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Gene Baker

Gene Baker Autograph on a 1979 Diamond Greats (#121)
Gene Baker Autograph on a 1979 Diamond Greats (#121)

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Birth Name:
Eugene Walter Baker
Nickname:
Gene
Born On:
06-15-1925  (Gemini)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Davenport, Iowa
Year of Death Data Died On:
12-01-1999 ( 100 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Davenport, Iowa
Cemetery:
Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island, Illinois
High School:
Davenport High School (Davenport, IA)
College:
St. Ambrose College
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-01
Player Weight Chart Weight:
170
First Game:
09-20-1953 (Age 28)
Last Game:
06-10-1961
Draft:
Not Applicable
Gene Baker

Gene 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
Gene Baker

Gene Baker Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1953 28 Cubs 7 22 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 - 4 1 - 0 1 .227 .261 .273
1954 29 Cubs 135 541 68 149 32 5 13 0 61 47 - 55 9 4 2 12 .275 .333 .425
1955 30 Cubs 154 609 82 163 29 7 11 1 52 49 1 57 18 3 2 14 .268 .323 .392
1956 31 Cubs 140 546 65 141 23 3 12 2 57 39 2 54 13 5 3 15 .258 .309 .377
1957 32 Cubs 12 44 4 11 3 1 1 0 10 6 0 3 0 0 1 2 .250 .353 .432
1957 32 Pirates 111 365 36 97 19 4 2 0 36 29 5 29 8 4 1 8 .266 .318 .356
1958 33 Pirates 29 56 3 14 2 1 0 0 7 8 0 6 1 1 0 2 .250 .338 .321
1960 35 Pirates 33 37 5 9 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 9 0 1 0 1 .243 .275 .243
1961 36 Pirates 9 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 .100 .308 .100
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
8 Years 630 2,230 265 590 109 21 39 3 227 184 9 219 50 18 9 55 .265 .321 .385
Gene Baker

Gene Baker Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1953 Cubs 2B 6 6 158 24 4.0 22 11 11 2 3 n/a n/a n/a .917 3.76
1954 Cubs 2B 134 134 3,563 765 5.7 740 355 385 25 102 n/a n/a n/a .967 5.61
1955 Cubs 2B 154 154 4,135 906 5.9 876 432 444 30 114 n/a n/a n/a .967 5.72
1956 Cubs 2B 140 139 3,696 813 5.8 788 362 426 25 99 n/a n/a n/a .969 5.76
1957 Cubs 3B 12 12 319 30 2.5 26 11 15 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .867 2.20
1957 Pirates 2B 13 10 281 58 4.5 56 30 26 2 6 n/a n/a n/a .966 5.38
1957 Pirates 3B 60 57 1,539 177 3.0 169 61 108 8 12 n/a n/a n/a .955 2.96
1957 Pirates SS 28 24 681 133 4.8 123 38 85 10 17 n/a n/a n/a .925 4.88
1958 Pirates 2B 3 2 69 19 6.3 19 8 11 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 7.43
1958 Pirates 3B 11 9 244 28 2.5 28 11 17 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.10
1960 Pirates 2B 1 0 3 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
1960 Pirates 3B 7 3 150 15 2.1 15 6 9 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.70
1961 Pirates 3B 3 2 57 6 2.0 6 0 6 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.84
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
2B Totals 451 445 11,905 2,586 5.7 2,502 1,199 1,303 84 326 n/a n/a n/a .968 5.67
3B Totals 93 83 2,309 256 2.8 244 89 155 12 15 n/a n/a n/a .953 2.85
SS Totals 28 24 681 133 4.8 123 38 85 10 17 n/a n/a n/a .925 4.88
8 Years 572 552 14,895 2,975 5.2 2,869 1,326 1,543 106 358 n/a n/a n/a .964 5.20
Gene Baker

Gene Baker Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1953 Cubs 1 0 1.000 1 0 n/a 0.0 5.5 0.0 - - -
1954 Cubs 4 5 .444 0 1 n/a 41.6 9.8 8.9 - - -
1955 Cubs 9 7 .563 0 0 n/a 55.4 10.7 11.7 - - -
1956 Cubs 4 3 .571 0 0 n/a 45.5 10.1 9.6 - - -
1957 Cubs 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 44.0 14.7 4.4 - - -
1957 Pirates 3 2 .600 17 0 n/a 182.5 12.6 10.1 - - -
1958 Pirates 0 0 .000 16 0 n/a 0.0 9.3 8.0 - - -
1960 Pirates 0 0 .000 20 6 n/a 0.0 4.1 9.3 - - -
1961 Pirates 0 0 .000 4 2 n/a 0.0 5.0 0.0 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
8 Years 21 17 .553 58 9 n/a 57.2 10.2 9.8 - - -
Gene Baker

Gene Baker Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1953 Chicago Cubs 37 Undetermined - -
1954 Chicago Cubs 37 Undetermined - -
1955 Chicago Cubs 37 Undetermined Stats -
1956 Chicago Cubs 37 Undetermined - -
1957 Chicago Cubs 37 Undetermined - -
1957 Pittsburgh Pirates 23 Undetermined - -
1958 Pittsburgh Pirates 23 Undetermined - -
1960 Pittsburgh Pirates 16 Undetermined - Stats
1961 Pittsburgh Pirates 16 Undetermined - -


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