Frank “Home Run” Baker Net Worth

How much is Frank “Home Run” Baker worth?

Net Worth:$3 Million
Profession:Professional Baseball Player
Date of Birth:March 13, 1886
Country:United States of America
Height:
1.8 m

About Frank “Home Run” Baker

American professional baseball player Frank “Home Run” Baker had a net worth of $3 million dollars at the time of his death, in 1963. A third baseman, Baker played in Major League Baseball from 1908 to 1922 for the Philadelphia Athletics and New York Yankees.
  • Born: March 13, 1886 in Trappe, Md.
  • Died: June 28, 1963
  • Teams: Philadelphia A’s (1908-1914), New York Yankees (1916-1919, 1921-1922)
  • Inducted into Hall of Fame: 1955
  • Batted: Left
  • Threw: Right
  • Primary position: Third baseman

Career Highlights:

  • Earned the nickname of “Home Run” Baker after he hit two key home runs in the 1911 World Series. He led the AL in homers with 11 in 1911, 10 in 1912, 12 in 1913 and nine in 1914. He hit 96 homers in his career.
  • Regarded as one of the best third basemen of all-time.
  • His A’s teams won the World Series in 1910, 1911 and 1913.
  • Lifetime batting average of .307.

After Baseball:

  • He managed for two seasons (1924-25) in the Eastern Shore Baseball League and was credited with discovering Jimmie Foxx and recommending him to Connie Mack.

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