Peter
Baker
 
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 185
 
Born: October 16, 1929 in Dominican Republic
 
Awards & Accomplishments
All-Star Selections 1963    1964   
Ratings - Pitching     Help
  ERA AVG 2B 3B HR BB SO
Year Age Tm Lg Salary   OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1948 18 OAK SP    
1949 19 OAK SP    
1950 20 OAK SP $ 300,000  
1951 21 OAK SP $ 300,000  
1952 22 OAK SP $ 300,000  
1953 23 OAK SP $ 1,343,571  
1954 24 OAK SP $ 1,343,571  
1955 25 OAK SP $ 1,343,571  
1956 26 OAK SP $ 1,450,000  
1957 27 OAK SP $ 1,450,000  
1958 28 OAK SP $ 2,000,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 2,000,000  
                                                   
  Stuff Control Movement
Year Age Tm Lg Salary Endurance vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 29 OAK SP $ 2,000,000  
1960 30 OAK SP $ 2,000,000  
1961 31 OAK SP $ 2,000,000  
1962 32 OAK SP $ 3,500,000  
1963 33 OAK SP $ 3,500,000  
1964 34 OAK SP $ 3,600,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 2,000,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 3,600,000  
Ratings - Batting     Help
  AVG 2B 3B HR BB SO
Year Age Tm Lg Salary vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1948 18 OAK SP    
1949 19 OAK SP    
1950 20 OAK SP $ 300,000  
1951 21 OAK SP $ 300,000  
1952 22 OAK SP $ 300,000  
1953 23 OAK SP $ 1,343,571  
1954 24 OAK SP $ 1,343,571  
1955 25 OAK SP $ 1,343,571  
1956 26 OAK SP $ 1,450,000  
1957 27 OAK SP $ 1,450,000  
1958 28 OAK SP $ 2,000,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 2,000,000  
                                             
  Contact Power Gap Eye Ks
Year Age Tm Lg Salary   vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 29 OAK SP $ 2,000,000  
1960 30 OAK SP $ 2,000,000  
1961 31 OAK SP $ 2,000,000  
1962 32 OAK SP $ 3,500,000  
1963 33 OAK SP $ 3,500,000  
1964 34 OAK SP $ 3,600,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 2,000,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 3,600,000  
Pitching Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Cy Young Award or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS PWS
1948 18 AA   5 6 .455 51 0 0 0 32 61.0 59 12 2 16 60 1.77 .267 .316 .348 .665  
1949 19 AAA   0 0 .000 6 0 0 0 4 6.0 7 3 2 1 7 4.50 .280 .308 .520 .828  
    AA   5 7 .417 52 0 0 0 30 62.3 45 16 1 16 80 2.31 .203 .256 .270 .527  
1950 20 OAK SP 7 5 .583 85 0 0 0 0 114.7 115 44 8 35 100 3.45 .259 .312 .392 .704 8.1
    AAA   0 0 .000 1 0 0 0 0 0.7 1 2 1 1 0 27.27 .333 .500 1.333 1.833  
1951 21 OAK SP 3 3 .500 65 0 0 0 2 66.3 86 36 4 31 54 4.88 .313 .388 .436 .824 1.1
1952 22 OAK SP 5 2 .714 82 0 0 0 2 100.3 86 32 4 21 73 2.87 .229 .270 .332 .603 9.6
1953 23 OAK SP 5 4 .556 85 0 0 0 2 94.3 95 38 5 30 59 3.63 .267 .322 .357 .679 7.0
1954 24 OAK SP 3 1 .750 63 0 0 0 2 61.7 59 20 2 14 45 2.92 .247 .292 .322 .614 6.0
1955 25 OAK SP 5 4 .556 91 0 0 0 5 92.7 107 37 2 29 63 3.59 .295 .351 .421 .772 7.2
1956 26 OAK SP 6 3 .667 90 0 0 0 0 103.3 107 34 1 13 78 2.96 .268 .295 .338 .633 9.8
1957 27 OAK SP 10 5 .667 104 0 0 0 1 115.3 106 29 2 15 80 2.26 .243 .270 .318 .588 15.3
1958 28 OAK SP 5 7 .417 84 0 0 0 2 96.3 98 37 0 19 64 3.46 .268 .303 .355 .658 8.3
1959 29 OAK SP 5 3 .625 102 0 0 0 2 108.3 94 35 3 22 76 2.91 .234 .274 .324 .598 13.6
1960 30 OAK SP 14 6 .700 109 0 0 0 5 117.7 109 40 2 27 81 3.06 .250 .302 .333 .635 15.9
1961 31 OAK SP 7 5 .583 84 0 0 0 28 105.7 116 36 2 13 78 3.07 .278 .307 .336 .642 16.8
1962 32 OAK SP 5 5 .500 88 0 0 0 35 112.3 112 39 1 20 87 3.12 .257 .292 .321 .613 19.6
1963 33 OAK SP 4 6 .400 82 2 0 0 38 108.7 96 32 4 22 95 2.65 .237 .281 .311 .592 24.0
1964 34 OAK SP 8 7 .533 72 0 0 0 31 72.3 72 23 1 11 66 2.86 .254 .285 .318 .603 15.4
15 Years Sim 92 66 .582 1286 2 0 0 155 1469.9 1458 512 41 322 1099 3.13 .259 .302 .346 .648 177.6
2 Years AAA 0 0 .000 7 0 0 0 4 6.7 8 5 3 2 7 6.76 .286 .333 .607 .940  
2 Years AA 10 13 .435 103 0 0 0 62 123.3 104 28 3 32 140 2.04 .235 .286 .309 .596  
4 Years Minors 10 13 .435 110 0 0 0 66 130.0 112 33 6 34 147 2.28 .238 .289 .327 .616  
Season Average 6 4 .600 85 0 0 0 10 98.0 97 34 2 21 73 3.13 .259 .302 .346 .648  
Career Highs 14 7 .750 109 2 0 0 38 117.7 116 44 8 35 100 4.88 .313 .388 .436 .824  
Career Pitching Splits     Help
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Category W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS
vs RH   1158 392 34 255 788   .269 .310 .361 .671
vs LH   300 120 7 67 311   .225 .262 .300 .562
Home 52 34 .605 700 1 0 0 74 828.0 820 295 29 206 619 3.21 .257 .302 .351 .653
Away 40 32 .556 586 1 0 0 84 642.0 638 217 12 116 480 3.04 .261 .295 .340 .635
Mar/Apr 13 14 .481 205 0 0 0 32 231.3 249 83 8 38 169 3.23 .274 .303 .371 .674
May 12 8 .600 218 1 0 0 26 234.3 201 75 5 64 164 2.88 .231 .283 .301 .584
June 15 11 .577 215 0 0 0 31 239.0 242 87 8 54 194 3.28 .263 .304 .351 .656
July 13 10 .565 180 1 0 0 20 222.3 220 80 10 59 158 3.24 .259 .307 .361 .667
August 20 9 .690 235 0 0 0 23 284.3 290 101 5 59 223 3.20 .266 .303 .349 .653
Sep/Oct 19 14 .576 233 0 0 0 26 258.6 256 86 5 48 191 2.99 .258 .293 .343 .636
Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Most Valuable Player or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS
1950 20 OAK SP 85 9 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .111 .111 .222 .333 0.0 0.0
1951 21 OAK SP 65 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .000 .000 .000 .000 -1.1 0.0
1952 22 OAK SP 82 12 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 .000 .143 .000 .143 -0.5 0.0
1953 23 OAK SP 85 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0
1954 24 OAK SP 63 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0
1956 26 OAK SP 90 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.3 0.0
1957 27 OAK SP 104 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.4 0.0
1958 28 OAK SP 84 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.4 0.0
1959 29 OAK SP 102 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.2 0.0
1960 30 OAK SP 109 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0
1961 31 OAK SP 87 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 .000 .000 .000 .000 -2.1 0.0
1962 32 OAK SP 89 14 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 5 .071 .188 .143 .330 0.2 0.0
1963 33 OAK SP 86 9 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .111 .200 .111 .311 0.1 0.0
1964 34 OAK SP 82 10 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .200 .200 .400 .600 0.7 0.1
14 Years Sim 1213 100 9 5 4 0 0 1 0 0 5 54 .050 .095 .090 .185 -4.1 0.1
162 Game Average 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .050 .095 .090 .185 -0.5  
Career Highs 109 18 2 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 9 .200 .200 .400 .600 0.7  
Career Batting Splits     Help
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Category G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR
vs RH   72 5 5 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 35 .069 .118 .125 .243 -1.7
vs LH   28 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 19 .000 .034 .000 .034 -2.3
Home 581 65 6 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 34 .015 .059 .031 .090 -4.4
Away 373 35 3 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 20 .114 .162 .200 .362 0.4
RISP   29 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 12 .000 .000 .000 .000 -2.8
Close/Late   20 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 .150 .190 .300 .490 0.9
Mar/Apr 125 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 10 .000 .050 .000 .050 -1.5
May 132 13 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 .077 .143 .154 .297 -0.1
June 116 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .000 .000 .000 .000 -1.5
July 96 17 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 .176 .263 .294 .557 1.3
August 132 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 .000 .000 .000 .000 -2.2
Sep/Oct 101 12 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .083 .154 .167 .321 0.0
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
1950 20 OAK SP P 85 0 114.7 9 15 2 1 .923 1.88    
1951 21 OAK SP P 65 0 66.3 4 11 2 1 .882 2.04    
1952 22 OAK SP P 82 0 100.3 11 11 0 0 1.000 1.97    
1953 23 OAK SP P 85 0 94.3 11 12 1 1 .958 2.19    
1954 24 OAK SP P 63 0 61.7 4 11 0 0 1.000 2.19    
1955 25 OAK SP P 91 0 92.7 6 13 0 2 1.000 1.85    
1956 26 OAK SP P 90 0 103.3 8 12 0 2 1.000 1.74    
1957 27 OAK SP P 104 0 115.3 5 15 0 0 1.000 1.56    
1958 28 OAK SP P 84 0 96.3 3 22 0 2 1.000 2.34    
1959 29 OAK SP P 102 0 108.3 6 16 1 5 .957 1.83    
1960 30 OAK SP P 109 0 117.7 8 24 1 3 .970 2.45    
1961 31 OAK SP P 84 0 105.7 7 19 0 2 1.000 2.21    
1962 32 OAK SP P 88 0 112.3 6 24 0 4 1.000 2.40    
1963 33 OAK SP P 82 2 108.7 4 22 0 2 1.000 2.15    
    SS 1 0 4.0 2 1 0 1 1.000 6.75   0.1
1964 34 OAK SP P 72 0 72.3 2 9 0 1 1.000 1.37    
    RF 1 0 3.7 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
    1B 1 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00   0.0
  P 1286 2 1469.9 94 236 7 26 .979 2.02    
  SS 1 0 4.0 2 1 0 1 1.000 6.75   0.1
  RF 1 0 3.7 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
  1B 1 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00   0.0
Career Totals   1289 2 1478.6 97 237 7 27 .979 2.03    
Career Highs   109 2 117.7 11 24 2 5 1.000 2.45    
Post-Season Pitching Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS
1955 25 OAK SP 1 0 1.000 5 0 0 0 0 7.3 4 1 0 2 4 1.23 .174 .240 .217 .457
1960 30 OAK SP 1 1 .500 11 0 0 0 0 10.7 12 6 0 5 4 5.07 .279 .354 .349 .703
1961 31 OAK SP 1 1 .500 6 0 0 0 3 7.7 5 2 0 1 7 2.35 .179 .207 .250 .457
1962 32 OAK SP 0 2 .000 2 0 0 0 0 2.0 3 1 1 0 3 4.50 .300 .300 .600 .900
Career Post-Season Pitching 3 4 .429 24 0 0 0 3 27.7 24 10 1 8 18 3.25 .231 .286 .317 .603
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
ERA
CAR-29-3.13
Winning Pct
1960-8-.700
CAR-50-.582
Saves
1961-6-28
1962-4-35
1963-1-38
1964-3-31
CAR-37-155
Games Pitched
1950-6-85
1952-10-82
1955-4-91
1956-10-90
1957-4-104
1959-3-102
1960-2-109
CAR-1-1286
OSLG
CAR-32-.346
OOPS
CAR-42-.648
 
   Black Ink Test: 3    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 12)
   Gray Ink Test: 22    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 56)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 27    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 40)
 
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History
Drafted in 24th round, 567th overall pick, by Yancey in 1945
Had first career hit (double) on 4/7/1945, off Donald Milewski (OAK)
Hit first career homerun on 5/7/1945, off Matthew Reiss (KEN)
Injured on 5/8/1945 with a Broken Wrist, out for full season
Injured on 7/19/1958 with a Stiff Shoulder, out for 1-2 weeks
Was selected to the 1963 Allstar game
Was selected to the 1964 Allstar game