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Al Baker

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Albert Jones Baker

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 11", Weight 170 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Al Baker, who was a 32-year-old big league rookie, was one of the older players on the Boston Red Sox in 1938, for whom he pitched three games. His teammates included Jimmie Foxx, Bobby Doerr, Lefty Grove, Joe Cronin and Moe Berg. The team finished second in the American League behind the New York Yankees. Al broke into pro ball with a 19-5 record for the Decatur Commodores in 1930. Pitching in the minors during the 1930s, he was with the Dallas Steers for part of 1934 and then from 1935-1938. After his major league stint in 1938, he pitched in the minors through 1941, managing the Vicksburg Hill Billies where he played part of 1941.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1941 Vicksburg Hill Billies Cotton States League 4th none Lost League Finals replaced Rip Fanning

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