Baker, Floyd

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Name
Baker, Floyd Gender: M
John William Baker
born on 10 October 1916 at 07:00 (= 07:00 AM )
Place Luray, Virginia, 38n40, 78w28
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 16°51' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 06°38 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 24°25'



Floyd Baker (1950 Bowman card)

Biography

American third baseman in Major League Baseball who played for the St. Louis Browns (1943–1944), Chicago White Sox (1945–1951), Washington Senators (1952–1953), Boston Red Sox (1953–1954) and Philadelphia Phillies (1954–1955). During a 13-season career, Baker posted a .251 batting average, with one home run and 196 RBI in 874 games played.

In 1961, he was hired as the third base coach for the Minnesota Twins, a position he held until 1964. Baker served as a scout for the Twins until his retirement in 1995.

Floyd Baker died on 17 November 2004, aged 88, in Youngstown, Ohio.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • associate relationship with Busby, Jim (born 8 January 1927). Notes: Chicago White Sox teammates, 1950-1951; Washington Senators teammates, 1952-1953
  • associate relationship with Dietrich, Bill (born 29 March 1910). Notes: Chicago White Sox teammates, 1945-1946
  • associate relationship with Galehouse, Denny (born 7 December 1911). Notes: St. Louis Browns teammates, 1943-1944
  • associate relationship with Henry, Bill (born 15 October 1927). Notes: Boston Red Sox teammates, 1953-1954
  • associate relationship with Runnels, Pete (born 28 January 1928). Notes: Washington Senators teammates, 1952-1953
  • associate relationship with Sundra, Steve (born 27 March 1910). Notes: St. Louis Browns teammates, 1943-1944
  • associate relationship with Wehmeier, Herm (born 18 February 1927). Notes: Philadelphia Phillies teammates, 1954-1955

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate filed on the day of his birth. He must have been renamed later.

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 88)
  • Vocation : Sports : Baseball (Third baseman)
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Coach/ Manager/ Owner (Baseball coach)
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Promoter/ Agent (Baseball talent scout)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (MLB player, 1943-1955)