#4 Tom "Rattlesnake" Baker, Closer, 35 yrs, Boston (A) Red Sox
Sunday, 10/15/1948
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Tom Baker
Rattlesnake
6/11/1913
35
USA,TX,NURSERY
5"10
185

Closer
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R
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3.0 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 4,250,000
1949
11 Year(s), 53 Days (1945 total Days)
172 Day(s)
11 Year(s), 86 Days (1978 total Days)
13 Year(s)
Not eligible
Out of Option Years
  

Pitching Ratings

PitchingStuffControlMovementVelocity
Overall451086-89 Mph
Versus LHB3510 
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    
6/27@CLEW 3-2 100001SV    
7/10WASL 9-12 231112     
7/28NYYL 1-5 331010     
8/12DETW 7-6 231100W    
8/24WASW 3-2 220000W    
8/30@SLAL 3-4 0.131100L    
8/31@CHAW 8-5 221100W    
9/2@CHAL 9-10 0.222211     
9/26CHAW 4-3 110001W    
10/4@NYYL 3-4 034410L    

Pitching Stats 1948

OverallGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBKCGCG%SHOQSQS%
Overall2306374.5527.2351514770.000.0
Projected2306374.5527.035151477     
OverallSVOBSSV%RAGFR/9H/9K/9BB/9RLRLSRLS%IRIRSIRS%ERC
 11463.6231913.711.42.32.32150.04375.04.39
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHB56163118722000.286.310.429.739
vs. RHB64192109855000.297.348.359.707
 GGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBK
Home1004002.4015.0195453
Road1302377.1112.216101024
Postseason000000.000.000000
This Week000000.000.000000
Last Week100100.000.034410
MonthGGSWLSVERAIPHARERBBK
March/April501040.005.010000
May400004.504.072230
June501133.185.252203
July200001.805.062122
August403104.266.1103300
Sept./Oct.3011032.411.266622

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
19473106675.7036.146242332319001.90.333 BOS
19482306374.5527.2351514177001.52.304BOS
Total346185037853.99532.052825723625267246301.49.285 

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
1947100014.502.02111200
Total2633183.3456.2572521302810

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
194731101000111200.100.182.100.282 BOS
Total3461502630051475200.173.210.193.404 

Fielding Stats 1948

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Pitcher230120301.00027.20.98    

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
1947 - 7 - 7th
    

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