Frank Baker

Frank Baker

Superstar
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Earned the nickname Home Run when he belted two key homers in World Series for old Philadelphia A’s.

primary position

Third Base

primary team

Philadelphia A's

playing career

1908—1922

nickname

Home Run

Born

March 13, 1886, in Trappe, MD

died

June 28, 1963, in Trappe, MD, USA

bats / throws

Left / Right

height / weight

5-11 / 173

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Frank Baker
Average HOF 3B
Hitting
60
Power
70
Running
50
Fielding
60
Throwing
60
*The Scouting Grades are based on performance in the Major Leagues, not predictive skills typically placed on prospects.
SCOUTING SCALE
80 = Elite
70 = Excellent
60 = Above Average
50 = MLB Average
40 = Below Average
30 = Inferior
20 = Poor
Infield mates
UNIFORM NUMBER
#none
BATTING ORDER
4
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
9-21-1908
FINAL GAME
9-29-1922
CAREER AGE
22-36
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
1910-11, 1913
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

62.7

career value

WAR7

46.6

long peak

WAR5C

36.2

prime

WAR3

24.4

short peak
Average HOF 3B

69.0

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF 3B

43.3

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF 3B

31.0

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 3B

21.4

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

297.8

career value

WIN shares 7

218.3

long peak

Win SHares 5C

168.8

prime

Win SHares 3

110.5

short peak
Average HOF 3B

347.8

Career Win Shares
Average HOF 3B

200.2

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF 3B

142.5

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF 3B

95.5

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#11

Third Base

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#1

1908—1922

All-Time

#69

POsition Players
#5
BILL JAMES POSITION
#70
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#12
HALL OF STATS POSITION
#70
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#13
JAWS POSITION
#88
JAWS TOP 100
.307
Batting Average
.363
On-Base Percentage
.442
Slugging Percentage
10
home runs per season
24
Stolen Bases per season