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Wally Backman
Walter Wayne Backman

Bats Both, Throws Right
Height 5' 9", Weight 160 lb.

MLB Debut September 2, 1980
Final Game May 14, 1993
Born September 22, 1959 in Hillsboro, OR

Batting   Glossary     Home Run Log       Vs. All Pitchers
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 Year Ag Tm  Lg   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   OPS   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1980 20 NYN NL   74   94   15   30   4   0   0    5   0   0   12   12  .319  .396  .362  .758   34   1   0   2   0   0  
 1981 21 NYN NL   18   51    6   17   4   0   0   12   0   1    8   11  .333  .410  .412  .822   21   0   2   1   0   1  
 1982 22 NYN NL   85  164   20   38   8   0   1    4   3   1   31   34  .232  .354  .299  .653   49   0   0   0   0   6  
 1983 23 NYN NL    4    8    1    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    3  .125  .125  .125  .250    1   0   0   0   0   0  
 1984 24 NYN NL  128  445   82  125  18   2   2   33  33   6   54   54  .281  .358  .344  .702  153   8   1   1   0   8  
 1985 25 NYN NL  137  542   59  165  22   3   4   43  41  12   32   59  .304  .338  .378  .717  205   6   8   0   0   2  
 1986 26 NYN NL  108  384   60  123  18   1   1   27  17   7   26   27  .320  .363  .380  .744  146  15   0   1   0   6  
 1987 27 NYN NL   95  308   58   95  14   1   1   16   8   4   24   37  .308  .357  .370  .727  114   9   1   0   0   3  
 1988 28 NYN NL  110  308   48   85  10   1   0   27   5   3   32   46  .276  .342  .315  .657   97  10   2   0   0   7  
 1989 29 MNA AL  139  356   36   73  12   2   2   27   2   2   33   48  .205  .272  .267  .539   95  34   3   5   1   4  
 1990 30 TEA AL   92  313   49  108  21   5   2   30   4   1   30   47  .345  .403  .463  .867  145   2   2   0   2   1  
 1991 31 OAA AL   75  189   13   45  17   0   0   24   0   0   34   34  .238  .351  .328  .679   62   0   2   0   0   6  
 1992 32 OAA AL   24   51    2   13   1   0   0    5   1   0    5   11  .255  .321  .275  .596   14   0   0   1   0   2  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 13 Seasons     1089 3213  449  918 149  15  13  253 114  37  321  423  .286  .349  .354  .703 1136  85  21  11   3  46
 Per 162 games        478   67  137  22   2   2   38  17   6   48   63                          169  13   3   2   0   7
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 Categories in which this player led his league are indicated in red.

Miscellaneous Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  %L  RC  RC/27  AB  PH PHR  PAvg  E   XTC  XTO  XPct  OSB  OCS SBPct  Pos  Defense  Diff Star
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1980 20 NYN NL  17   14   6.1  48  12   0  .250   1   19   15  .789    0    0  .000  UT               7   
 1981 21 NYN NL   7    8   6.4   2   0   0  .000   3    8    3  .375    0    0  .000  2B   4e47      138   
 1982 22 NYN NL   5   18   3.8  25   5   0  .200  12   43   24  .558    0    0  .000  SS   4e44     -106   
 1983 23 NYN NL   0    0    .5   1   0   0  .000   0    2    1  .500    0    0  .000  UT            -169   
 1984 24 NYN NL   6   61   4.8  14   0   0  .000   4  109   78  .716    0    0  .000  2B   3e16        2   
 1985 25 NYN NL   5   75   5.0   9   1   0  .111  15  143   99  .692    0    0  .000  2B   3e10       53   
 1986 26 NYN NL   5   54   5.1   8   3   0  .375  15   95   65  .684    0    0  .000  2B   3e30      -17   
 1987 27 NYN NL  11   42   5.0   4   0   0  .000   5   87   60  .690    0    0  .000  2B   3e13      134   
 1988 28 NYN NL   9   34   3.8  12   5   0  .417   5   73   51  .699    0    0  .000  2B   3e8       -74   
 1989 29 MNA AL  27   29   2.4   0   0   0  .000   7  109   69  .633    0    0  .000  2B   4e13      -51   
 1990 30 TEA AL   8   62   8.0  13   4   0  .308   5   72   46  .639    0    0  .000  2B   4e14       96   
 1991 31 OAA AL  10   23   4.1  16   5   0  .312   6   29   14  .483    0    0  .000  3B   4e24       27   
 1992 32 OAA AL   2    4   3.0   8   3   0  .375   2    6    3  .500    0    0  .000  3B   4e24      -48   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 13 Seasons          429   4.7 160  38   0  .238  80  795  528  .664    0    0  .000                  13   0
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 23.4 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1980 20 NYN NL  2B   25    10   16    0    3 1.000    4   69.2  3.36
                 SS   10    13   25    1    4  .974    6   55.0  6.22
 1981 21 NYN NL  2B   12    29   15    2    3  .957   12   95.2  4.14
                 3B    4     4    5    1    0  .900    3   22.0  3.68
 1982 22 NYN NL  SS   32    43   74   11   13  .914   24  222.1  4.74
                 2B   17    27   23    0    6 1.000   10   86.1  5.21
                 3B    4     5    2    1    1  .875    3   25.0  2.52
 1983 23 NYN NL  3B    1     3    0    0    0 1.000    1    8.0  3.38
                 2B    2     4    2    0    0 1.000    1    6.0  9.00
 1984 24 NYN NL  2B  121   246  251    4   62  .992  104  965.1  4.63
                 SS    2     0    1    0    0 1.000    0    2.0  4.50
 1985 25 NYN NL  2B  130   344  263   15   74  .976  126 1111.2  4.91
                 SS    4     1    2    0    1 1.000    0    7.0  3.86
 1986 26 NYN NL  2B  105   278  200   15   52  .970   91  842.0  5.11
 1987 27 NYN NL  2B   94   237  183    5   42  .988   72  688.1  5.49
 1988 28 NYN NL  2B   99   208  172    5   40  .987   74  713.0  4.80
 1989 29 MNA AL  2B  139   338  277    7   85  .989  134 1030.1  5.37
 1990 30 TEA AL  2B   80   208  181    5   44  .987   74  671.0  5.22
 1991 31 OAA AL  3B   50    46   91    5    6  .965   43  397.1  3.10
                 2B   10    12    3    1    3  .938    0   29.0  4.66
 1992 32 OAA AL  3B   13     9   20    2    0  .935   13   79.0  3.30
                 2B    1     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    1.0  9.00
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1984 NLCS  NYN SDN   L    3   9  0  2  0  0  0   1  1  0  .222  .300  .222  0
 1986 NLCS  NYN CIN   L    5  13  2  3  0  0  0   1  1  0  .231  .286  .231  1
 1987 NLCS  NYN CIN   L    3  10  0  1  1  0  0   1  0  1  .100  .100  .200  0
 1988 NLCS  NYN CIN   L    3  11  0  3  1  0  0   0  2  2  .273  .385  .364  1
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


Draft History


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1980  NYN   76-86   Jon Fellows
 1981  NYN   81-81   Jon Fellows
 1982  NYN   80-82   Jon Fellows
 1983  NYN   82-80   Jon Fellows
 1984  NYN   95-67   Jon Fellows
 1985  NYN   96-66   Jon Fellows
 1986  NYN  108-54   Jon Fellows
 1987  NYN   99-63   Jon Fellows
 1988  NYN  104-58   Jon Fellows
 1989  MNA   96-66   Darren Dawson
 1990  TEA   68-94   Mike Rescigno
 1991  OAA   62-100  Drew Kennedy
 1992  OAA   77-85   Drew Kennedy

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