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Frank BakerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1967-1974 MLB Years: 1970-1974
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PositionsSS-122, 2B-10, 3B-2, 1B-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameFrank Watts Baker
Height6-2Weight178BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 29,1946 [71.264]PlaceMeridian,Mississippi
CollegeUniversity of Southern Mississippi (Hattiesburg,MS)

DraftedSelected by the New York Yankees [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (29th overall) of the 1967 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] in the 22nd round (437th overall) of the 1966 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutAugust 9,1970 [23.284]
OrganizationsNYA [6] BAL [2] Awards0
TBC Player ID8397Retrosheet IDbakef101MLBAM ID110474
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Player Notes:   First player ever drafted out of Southern Mississippi University in 1966
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed44Power32Contact47XBH45RBIs38Runs59Hitting24Durability9Team.553Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1967Fort LauderdaleFSLA+-2058203265343020000000000.261.261.310.571637203.261.049.049.2550.000.000.000.000.0013.21
1968KinstonCaroA+-211284877512179628000000000.248.248.337.58516422487.239.089.088.2650.000.000.001.2381.1718.18
1969SyracuseILAAA-221323945996184240000000000.244.244.325.56912824394.240.081.081.2550.000.000.000.51197.0025.00
1970SyracuseILAAA-231043324786113340000000000.259.259.337.59611217332.252.078.078.2660.000.000.000.90110.6719.77
1970New York YankeesALMLBnya26ss23351176274101112142620001.231.323.282.605335133.297.051.162.28710.5319.551.860.000.0018.52
1971SyracuseILAAA-2417525121109000000000.231.231.288.51915252.231.057.058.2330.000.000.000.000.0016.67
1971New York YankeesALMLBnya26ss244379911200230162202132.139.281.165.44613298.190.026.266.21516.3322.451.380.000.0018.18
1972SyracuseILAAA-2513744155112154033000000000.254.254.306.56013519441.254.052.052.2540.000.000.000.000.0016.96
1973Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal15ss264463101212111007700100.190.268.317.58520471.196.127.238.2699.869.861.001.4163.0033.33
1974Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal15ss272429351000003500001.172.250.207.4576132.208.035.138.2249.3815.631.670.000.0020.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter14628828558312442406022234.191.292.250.5427212334.236.059.205.00011.9817.961.500.30288.0021.82
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter5761909267480562411170000000000.251.251.323.574617911909.247.072.072.0000.000.000.000.58173.5518.96
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter390121916630645125122000000000.251.251.320.571390621219.248.069.069.0000.000.000.000.41243.8020.26
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1866901011741112648000000000.252.252.329.58122729690.246.077.077.0000.000.000.000.87115.0016.67
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter7819615386101342304822133.194.306.235.541467231.255.041.204.00012.9920.781.600.000.0018.42
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter689213172211100101200101.185.262.283.545265103.200.098.207.0009.7111.651.200.9792.0029.41
Average MLB - Per 162 games16232031619312742446722234.191.292.250.5428013371.236.059.205.00011.9817.961.500.30288.0021.82
Average Minor - Per 162 games16253775135167348000000000.251.251.323.57417426537.247.072.072.0000.000.000.000.58173.5518.96

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1970New York YankeesALMLBnya23SS35--62118522185180.9735.14------35100.021.6
1971New York YankeesALMLBnya24SS38--5397828158150.9493.95------4388.423.5
1973Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26SS32-15030513168481.9642.530.54-----4472.719.8
1973Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal262B7-371114212725.9263.570.68-----4415.94.3
1973Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal263B1-3-------------442.30.6
1973Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal261B1-13---331.0003.003.00-----442.30.6
1974Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27SS17--725643832.8421.88------2470.810.5
1974Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal272B3--95311714.8244.67------2412.51.9
1974Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal273B1---1--111.0001.00------244.20.6
MLB Totals for SS - 4 season(s)-   SS122-1501522912270465443.9533.632.95-----1220.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B10-372019524439.8863.901.05-----100.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B2-3-1--111.0000.500.33-----20.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1-13---331.0003.003.00-----10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1970New York YankeesALMLBnya23----35------
1971New York YankeesALMLBnya24----38------
1973Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26--17321-----
1974Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27---3171-----

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1973-04-05TradeTraded by Yankees to Orioles for Tom Matchick. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.