Jack Baker (baseball)

Jack Baker (baseball)

For other people of the same name, see Jack Baker (disambiguation).
Jack Baker
First baseman/Pinch hitter
Born: (1950-05-04) May 4, 1950 (age 64)
Birmingham, Alabama
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 11, 1976 for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
June 8, 1977 for the Boston Red Sox
Career statistics
Batting average .115
On-base percentage .143
Putouts 53
[At bats] 26
Walks 1

Jack Edward Baker (born May 4, 1950 in Birmingham, Alabama) is a former first baseman in Major League Baseball who played for the Boston Red Sox between 1976 and 1977. Baker batted and threw right-handed. Listed at 6' 5", 225 lb., he was selected by Boston in the 1971 draft out of Auburn University.

In a 14-game career, Baker was a .115 hitter (3-for-26), including one home run, one run, and two RBI.

During the 1977 midseason, Baker was traded to the Cleveland Indians but he did not play for them.

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from The Baseball Cube