Kirtley Baker Stats

Kirtley Baker was born on Thursday, June 24, 1869, in Aurora, Indiana. Baker was 20 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 7, 1890, with the Pittsburgh Alleghenys. 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 Kirtley Baker baseball stats page.

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Birth Name:
Kirtley Baker
Nickname:
Whitey
Born On:
06-24-1869  (Cancer)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Aurora, Indiana
Year of Death Data Died On:
04-13-1927 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Covington, Kentucky
Cemetery:
Greendale Cemetery, Greendale, Indiana
High School:
Undetermined
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-09
Player Weight Chart Weight:
160
First Game:
05-07-1890 (Age 20)
Last Game:
06-14-1899
Draft:
Not Applicable
Kirtley Baker

Kirtley 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
21
25
21
4
3
19
.136
5.60
19
2
0
178.1
874
209
111
176
11
86
-
76
22
17
0
-
24
15
12
3
3
8
.273
8.44
8
0
0
91.2
0
138
86
111
5
58
-
26
6
0
0
-
25
1
0
0
0
1
.000
Infinity
0
0
0
0.0
0
1
5
5
0
2
-
0
0
0
0
-
29
6
5
1
2
3
.400
3.06
4
0
0
47.0
0
56
16
31
1
18
-
7
1
0
0
-
30
11
6
5
1
7
.125
6.83
3
0
0
54.0
0
79
41
65
3
22
-
6
1
6
0
-
G
GS
GF
W
L
PCT
ERA
CG
SHO
SV
IP
BFP
H
ER
R
HR
BB
IBB
SO
WP
HB
BK
HLD
5 Years
58
44
13
9
38
.191
6.28
34
2
0
371.0
874
483
259
388
20
186
-
115
30
23
0
-
Kirtley Baker

Kirtley Baker Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1890 21 Alleghenys 26 68 6 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 - 6 - - 2 - .147 .275 .147
1893 24 Orioles 19 57 9 17 1 1 0 0 6 8 - 6 - - 0 - .298 .385 .351
1894 25 Orioles 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 - 0 - .000 .000 .000
1898 29 Senators 6 18 3 5 0 1 0 0 3 3 - - 0 - 0 - .278 .381 .389
1899 30 Senators 12 19 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 - - 0 - 0 - .158 .200 .158
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
5 Years 65 166 19 35 1 2 0 0 10 22 - 13 0 - 2 - .211 .311 .241
Kirtley Baker

Kirtley Baker Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1890 Alleghenys P 25 21 535 49 2.0 43 11 32 6 2 n/a n/a n/a .878 2.17
1893 Orioles LF 3 - - 12 4.0 11 8 3 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .917 0.00
1893 Orioles P 15 12 275 43 2.9 40 8 32 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .930 3.93
1894 Orioles P 1 0 0 1 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1894 Orioles RF 1 - - 4 4.0 4 3 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1898 Senators P 6 5 141 11 1.8 11 3 8 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.11
1899 Senators P 11 6 162 29 2.6 25 1 24 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .862 4.17
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
P Totals 58 44 1,113 133 2.3 119 23 96 14 3 n/a n/a n/a .895 2.89
LF Totals 3 0 0 12 4.0 11 8 3 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .917 0.00
RF Totals 1 0 0 4 4.0 4 3 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
5 Years 62 44 1,113 149 2.4 134 34 100 15 3 n/a n/a n/a .899 3.25
Kirtley Baker

Kirtley Baker Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1890 Alleghenys 1 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 11.3 0.0 0.88 3.84 4.34
1893 Orioles 1 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 9.5 9.5 0.45 2.55 5.69
1894 Orioles 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00
1898 Senators 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 6.0 0.39 1.34 3.45
1899 Senators 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 19.0 0.27 1.00 3.67
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
5 Years 2 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 12.8 16.6 0.62 2.79 4.51
Kirtley Baker

Kirtley Baker Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1890 Pittsburgh Alleghenys n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1893 Baltimore Orioles n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1894 Baltimore Orioles n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1898 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1899 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a n/a


Did you know that Kirtley Baker is one of the few Major League pitchers in history who had an infinite earned run average (ERA) season? Presented below is every pitcher (and some positional players who pitched) that had an infinite ERA season. Bold names have an infinite career ERA.

The Infinite ERA Club

Name Year

Team

Lg
Nick Altrock 1919 WAS AL
Wilson Alvarez 1989 TEX AL
Bob Apodaca 1973 NYM NL
Kirtley Baker 1894 BAL NL
Lou Bauer 1918 PHI AL
Ed Blake 1953 CIN NL
Rex Brothers 2018 ATL NL
Joe Brown 1927 CHI AL
Fred Bruckbauer 1961 MIN AL
Bobby Burke 1937 PHI NL
Bill Childers 1895 LOU NL
Mort Cooper 1949 CHI NL
Ed Coughlin 1884 BUF NL
Vic Davalillo 1969 STL NL
Paul Dean 1937 STL NL
Pedro Dibut 1925 CIN NL
Frank Dupee 1901 CHI AL
Joe Engel 1919 CLE AL
Ed Farmer 1977 BAL AL
Bill Ford 1936 BOS NL
Nick Greenwood 2015 STL NL
Clark Griffith 1912 WAS AL
Doc Hamann 1922 CLE AL
Brian Harvey 1995 FLO NL
Nate Jones 2014 CHI AL
Bob Kammeyer 1979 NYY AL
Al Kellett 1924 BOS AL
Matt Koch 2017 ARI NL
Will Koenigsmark 1919 STL NL
Dave Koslo 1955 MIL NL
Rick Kreuger 1977 BOS AL
Steve Luebber 1979 TOR AL
Daniel McCutchen 2012 PIT NL
Bob McGraw 1918 NYY AL
Cal McLish 1946 BKL NL
Doc Medich 1972 NYY AL
Al Milnar 1946 PHI NL
Bill Moore 1925 DET AL
Julio Navarro 1966 DET AL
Bob Owchinko 1983 PIT NL
Phil Paine 1956 MIL NL
Mike Palagyi 1939 WAS AL
Jay Parker 1899 PIT NL
Brad Pennington 1998 TBR AL
Dave Pierson 1876 CIN NL
Jim Ray 1966 HOU NL
Erik Sabel 2002 DET AL
Jim Schelle 1939 PHI AL
Paul Stuffel 1953 PHI NL
Billy Sunday 1890 PIT NL
Gordie Sundin 1956 BAL AL
Dennis Tankersley 2003 SDP NL
Bob Uhl 1940 DET AL
Lino Urdaneta 2004 DET AL
Marty Walker 1928 PHI NL
Zack Weiss 2018 CIN NL
John Wood 1896 STL NL

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Last-Modified: December 28, 2018 2:56 AM EST

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