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Del Baker
Birth: May 3, 1892
Death: Sep. 11, 1973

Major League Baseball Player / Manager. Played Major League Baseball as a catcher for 3 seasons (1914-1916) with the Detroit Tigers. Baker became a minor league manager in 1927. He replaced Mickey Cochrane as Detroit manager in 1938 when he was a Tigers' coach. He managed the Tigers to the 1940 pennant, losing in the World Series to the Reds in seven games. He later becamse a coach with the Red Sox and was coach at Trinity College in San Antonio, Texas at the time of his death. In 172 lifetime games as a player, he batted .209 in 302 at bats with 4 Homers and 22 RBI. His Lifetime Managerial Record in 785 games with Detroit and Boston of the American League was 419 Wins and 360 Losses for a .538
winning percentage. (bio by: Frank Russo) 
 
Burial:
Sunset Memorial Park
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA
Plot: Mausoleum Number 1, Crypt 403-d
 
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Record added: Oct 27, 2000
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Del Baker
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- bob tarte
 Added: Sep. 14, 2013
Thank you for your service in 1918 during World War I Del!
- KParn
 Added: Jul. 6, 2013

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