#4 Tom "Rattlesnake" Baker, Closer, 33 yrs, Boston (A) Red Sox
Saturday, 6/3/1947
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Tom Baker
Rattlesnake
6/11/1913
33
USA,TX,NURSERY
5"10
180

Closer
R
R
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3.5 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 4,250,000
1949
9 Year(s), 117 Days (1665 total Days)
64 Day(s)
9 Year(s), 150 Days (1698 total Days)
12 Year(s)
Not eligible
Out of Option Years
  

Pitching Ratings

PitchingStuffControlMovementVelocity
Overall461086-89 Mph
Versus LHB4510 
Versus RHB4610 
Talent4610 
Pitching Ratings
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5
50
3
 Pitches:
Fastball
Changeup
Curveball
 

Batting Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall53112
Versus LHP43112
Versus RHP53112
Talent11116
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1
3
2
1
Spray Hitter
Fielding Ratings
P : 3 (Range), .995 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Outfield Arm : 2

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultStartIPHRERBBKDec    
4/11@CLEW 5-2 110001SV    
4/12@CLEW 6-5 0.110010SV    
4/16CHAL 9-12 112211     
4/17CHAW 4-3 100000W    
4/18CHAW 10-9 120000W    
4/22@SLAL 5-6 0.142200L    
4/25NYYL 9-11 0.122220L    
5/12@SLAL 3-4 1.252201L    
5/24WASL 5-12 100010     
5/31CLEL 8-18 364413     

Pitching Stats 1947

OverallGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBKCGCG%SHOQSQS%
Overall1102339.2611.2221212760.000.0
Projected3306999.2634.06636362118     
OverallSVOBSSV%RAGFR/9H/9K/9BB/9RLRLSRLS%IRIRSIRS%ERC
 5260.0111022.417.04.65.420.011100.011.79
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHB28112029844000.393.469.6791.147
vs. RHB27111003432000.407.452.444.896
 GGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBK
Home602109.827.1118854
Road500238.314.1114422
This Week1000012.003.064413
Last Week100000.001.000010
MonthGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBK
March/April802239.006.0116652
May300109.535.2116624
June000000.000.000000

Career Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERHRBBKCGSHOWHIPBABIPTeams
1935443002.9733.126111121416101.20.226 CLE
1936332104.5022.02611110912001.59.351CLE
1937662305.3142.140272572312001.49.236CLE
19394706263.6961.062272533326001.56.292CLE
194038045112.9249.140201642628001.34.242CLE
194135163122.5157.151191612824101.38.265CLE,AL
194262354194.2693.099474434843001.58.306CLE,AL
19433603493.1540.043161411518001.45.311CLE
19443103316.5534.137282502323001.75.333 BOS,AL
19451511253.9820.1159901112101.28.263BOS
19461503181.8015.0833076001.00.178BOS
19471102339.2611.2221212276002.49.426 BOS
Total303184031743.96479.246923021123244226301.49.284 

Career Minor League Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERHRBBKCGSHOWHIPBABIP
1935, A17177602.12144.2903534554138921.00.232
1935, AA443102.9733.132141101442101.38.376
1935, AAA885303.7258.068292422238411.55.337
1937, AAA49255146.7958.174464462637001.71.345
1938, AAA262112403.09175.015563601370831101.29.258
1939, AAA552204.0637.243211731423101.51.317

Career Postseason Pitching Stats

YearGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBKCGSHO
1935332004.3023.02815116710
1939601001.5012.04226500
1940600024.508.09448500
1941400020.003.13002400
1942300012.254.07114200
1946300124.154.14223300
Total2533173.2954.2552420292610

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
19354122000102400.167.286.167.452 CLE
1936395000021200.556.600.5561.156CLE
19376140000011600.000.067.000.067CLE
19394721000000000.500.500.5001.000CLE
19403840000000200.000.000.000.000CLE
19413571100010300.143.143.286.429CLE,AL
194262112000120300.182.182.182.364CLE,AL
19433678142002722700.179.200.205.405CLE
19443100000000000.000.000.000.000 BOS,AL
19451530000000300.000.000.000.000BOS
19461500000000000.000.000.000.000BOS
19471110000000000.000.000.000.000 BOS
Total3031412530041365000.177.211.199.409 

Fielding Stats 1947

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Pitcher110131401.00011.23.09    

Player History

Drafted in 4th round, 59th overall pick, by Cleveland in 1935...
Earned first career win on 9/15/1935...
Had first career hit on 9/20/1935, off Milt Shoffner (PHA)...
Won World Series with Cleveland in 1935...
Injured on 4/13/1936 with a Torn Back Muscle, out for full season...
Won World Series with Cleveland in 1939...
Won World Series with Cleveland in 1940...
1/31/1941: Gets a new one-year contract worth $1,280,000 through salary arbitration...
Was selected to the 1941 Allstar game...
1/31/1942: Gets a new one-year contract worth $1,491,429 through salary arbitration...
Was selected to the 1942 Allstar game...
Won World Series with Cleveland in 1942...
1/31/1943: Gets a new one-year contract worth $1,491,429 through salary arbitration...
Signed as a free agent by Boston (A) on 2/1/1944 to a 3-year deal worth $2,800,000 per year...
Was selected to the 1944 Allstar game...
Signed as a free agent by Boston (A) on 2/1/1947 to a 3-year deal worth $4,250,000 per year...
Pitching Leader Boards Appearances
Saves
1939 - 6 - 8th
1940 - 11 - 3rd
1941 - 12 - 1st
1942 - 19 - 1st
1943 - 9 - 6th
1945 - 5 - 9th
1946 - 8 - 7th
    

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