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William Presley "Bill" Baker
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Birth: Feb. 22, 1911
Paw Creek
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 13, 2006
Myrtle Beach
Horry County
South Carolina, USA

Professional baseball player 1940-1949. Catcher with the Cincinnati Reds, Pittsburgh Pirates and the St. Louis Cardinals.

Veteran - US Navy, WW II.

National League umpire for the 1957 season.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Valdois Foster Baker (1910 - 1989)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unity Presbyterian Cemetery
Woodleaf
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Carol Tessein
Record added: Dec 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 46089131
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Bill Baker had a seven-year career in the major leagues as a catcher, from 1940 to 1949. He went to Boyden High School in Salisbury, NC, where he was a star catcher. He played semi-pro ball after high school. As a 29-year-old rookie in 1940, he played in ...(Read more)
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