Gene Baker Trades and Transactions

The Gene Baker trades and transactions seen below include all known instances where Gene Baker has been involved in a trade or transaction of any type as it relates to baseball.

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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
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

Trades & Transactions

04-01-1950 Signed as an amateur free agent by Chicago Cubs (April 1, 1950).
05-01-1957 Traded by Chicago Cubs with Dee Fondy to Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for Dale Long and Lee Walls (May 1, 1957).
05-29-1959 Released by Pittsburgh Pirates (May 29, 1959).
-- Signed by Pittsburgh Pirates (1960).
06-20-1961 Released by Pittsburgh Pirates (June 20, 1961).
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Baseball trades & transactions, like the Gene Baker trades and transactions seen above, are an evolving field of research where new discoveries are often found and new player debuts are added to the data set almost daily.

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