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Don Baylor
Don Edward Baylor

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 6' 1", Weight 195 lb.
School Blinn JC

MLB Debut September 18, 1970
Final Game October 1, 1988
Born June 28, 1949 in Austin, TX

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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 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1972 23 BAA AL   71  197   38   53  12   5   4   19   9   2   10   24  .269  .335  .442  .776   87   1   1   0  10   4  
 1973 24 BAA AL  109  431   72  126  29   1  19   79  19   5   25   64  .292  .353  .497  .849  214   3   5   1  18  10  
 1974 25 BAA AL  132  492   78  146  30   0  17   67  24  14   29   57  .297  .346  .461  .807  227   1   2   0   9   9  
 1975 26 BAA AL  149  542   77  137  23   8  18   83  38  18   55   67  .253  .334  .424  .758  230   2   6   1  14  22  MVP-24
 1976 27 BOA AL  129  464   80  117  15   1  12   66  31   2   43   44  .252  .330  .366  .697  170   4   8   0  15  16  
 1977 28 BOA AL  152  589  119  162  35   0  25   72  20   4   67   80  .275  .367  .462  .829  272   2   1   3  19  14  
 1978 29 BOA AL  156  634  126  175  28   1  45  120  20   2   50   72  .276  .346  .536  .883  340   0   9   3  23  13  MVP-3
 1979 30 BOA AL  162  627  116  163  40   0  43  118  22   4   66   57  .260  .337  .530  .867  332   0   8   6  11  13  MVP-5
 1980 31 BOA AL   97  296   41   68  12   1   5   23   1   2   26   31  .230  .292  .328  .620   97   0   2   0   1   7  
 1981 32 BOA AL  151  533   87  147  33   2  32   95   2   0   68   57  .276  .363  .525  .888  280   0   4   1   7  23  MVP-8
 1982 33 BOA AL  154  591   73  154  26   2  20   87   4   3   39   54  .261  .312  .413  .725  244   1   2   1   6  22  
 1983 34 NYA AL  104  348   64  109  17   0  20   74   9   1   26   30  .313  .372  .534  .907  186   0   4   0   9   8  
 1984 35 NYA AL  141  504   94  148  32   0  30   99   0   2   36   83  .294  .367  .536  .903  270   0   4   2  25   9  MVP-21
 1985 36 NYA AL  110  388   68   98  18   0  22   68   0   0   36   73  .253  .350  .469  .819  182   0   2   1  23   8  
 1986 37 BOA AL  157  586   91  137  30   2  33  104   1   1   59  118  .234  .328  .461  .789  270   0   4   0  25  17  MVP-16
 1987 38 BOA AL  107  365   52   95  14   1  14   57   2   2   42   65  .260  .371  .419  .790  153   0   0   0  22  14  
 1988 39 BOA AL   72  250   41   74  18   0  13   56   0   0   43   32  .296  .428  .524  .952  131   0   2   3  16   4  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 17 Seasons     2153 7837 1317 2109 412  24 372 1287 202  62  720 1008  .269  .347  .470  .818 3685  14  64  22 253 213
 Per 162 games        590   99  159  31   2  28   97  15   5   54   76                          277   1   5   2  19  16
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 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
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1972 23 BAA AL  83   29   5.3  12   3   0  .250   3   25   19  .760    0    0  .000  OF   3(+3)e8    31   
 1973 24 BAA AL  43   76   6.3   1   0   0  .000   4   28   23  .821    0    0  .000  OF   2(+2)e6    55   
 1974 25 BAA AL  34   75   5.5   1   0   0  .000   1    2    1  .500    0    0  .000  DH              84   
 1975 26 BAA AL  29   72   4.3   3   1   0  .333   4   38   28  .737    0    0  .000  OF   2(+3)e6   -91   
 1976 27 BOA AL  35   60   4.4   5   1   0  .200   5   11    4  .364    0    0  .000  1B   4e21        0   
 1977 28 BOA AL  25  103   6.2   3   2   0  .667  12   28   11  .393    0    0  .000  1B   4e20       61   
 1978 29 BOA AL  36  121   6.8   0   0   0  .000   2    4    2  .500    0    0  .000  DH              78   
 1979 30 BOA AL  41  114   6.3   0   0   0  .000   3    6    2  .333    0    0  .000  DH             -35   
 1980 31 BOA AL  14   27   3.2   2   0   0  .000   1    7    4  .571    0    0  .000  OF   4(+2)e12  -37   
 1981 32 BOA AL  36   98   6.4   3   1   0  .333   5   21   10  .476    0    0  .000  1B   4e25      139   
 1982 33 BOA AL  36   70   4.1   0   0   0  .000   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  1B   5e30      -29   
 1983 34 NYA AL  54   70   7.5  18   5   1  .278   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  DH              51   
 1984 35 NYA AL  30  100   7.3   2   1   0  .500   0    1    1 1.000    0    0  .000  DH              73   
 1985 36 NYA AL  48   65   5.9   6   0   0  .000   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  DH              59   
 1986 37 BOA AL  31   88   5.1   1   0   0  .000   7   38   18  .474    0    0  .000  1B   5e14        6   
 1987 38 BOA AL  42   56   5.4   7   0   0  .000  17   31    8  .258    0    0  .000  1B   5e30       38   
 1988 39 BOA AL  23   60   9.0   0   0   0  .000   6   13    3  .231    0    0  .000  1B   5e30      294   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 17 Seasons         1295   5.8  64  14   1  .219  70  253  134  .530    0    0  .000                  38   4
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 37.2 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1972 23 BAA AL  CF   49   138    5    3    0  .979   48  416.0  3.09
                 LF    3     3    0    0    0 1.000    2   16.1  1.65
                 1B    1     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    2.0  4.50
 1973 24 BAA AL  LF   79   136    6    4    1  .973   77  711.2  1.80
 1974 25 BAA AL  LF    7    11    0    0    0 1.000    6   55.2  1.78
                 RF    2     3    0    1    0  .750    2   14.0  1.93
                 1B    3    11    0    0    0 1.000    1   10.0  9.90
 1975 26 BAA AL  LF  144   304    5    4    1  .987  143 1258.2  2.21
                 1B    6    19    3    0    3 1.000    1   19.0 10.42
                 CF    4     2    1    0    0 1.000    0   10.0  2.70
                 RF    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    1.0  0.00
 1976 27 BOA AL  1B   48   417   26    5   38  .989   45  406.1  9.81
                 RF    2     3    0    0    0 1.000    0    8.0  3.38
 1977 28 BOA AL  1B   98   797   69   12   81  .986   97  812.0  9.60
 1978 29 BOA AL  1B   10    93   10    2    6  .981   10   76.0 12.20
 1979 30 BOA AL  1B   21   162   12    3   18  .983   21  181.1  8.64
 1980 31 BOA AL  RF   18    31    1    1    0  .970   15  133.2  2.15
                 LF    4     3    0    0    0 1.000    4   29.0  0.93
 1981 32 BOA AL  1B   62   477   41    5   38  .990   62  486.0  9.59
 1982           [Did not play]
 1983 34 NYA AL  1B    7    22    2    0    0 1.000    4   33.0  6.55
                 LF    2     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    3.0  3.00
                 RF    1     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    2.0  4.50
 1984 35 NYA AL  RF    4    11    0    0    0 1.000    4   40.0  2.48
                 LF    4     3    0    0    0 1.000    4   36.0  0.75
 1985           [Did not play]
 1986 37 BOA AL  1B  110   827   66    7  103  .992  109  899.2  8.93
                 LF    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    6.0  0.00
 1987 38 BOA AL  1B   75   600   47   17   58  .974   75  644.1  9.04
                 SS    1     0    1    0    1 1.000    0    2.0  4.50
 1988 39 BOA AL  1B   34   240   15    6   23  .977   34  283.2  8.09
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1973 ALCS  BAA OAA   L    3  13  2  5  0  0  0   1  0  1  .385  .385  .385  0
 1976 ALCS  BOA KCA   L    4  13  2  3  0  0  1   4  3  2  .231  .353  .462  0
 1977 ALCS  BOA KCA   W    5  20  1  6  2  0  1   5  2  2  .300  .364  .550  1
      WS    BOA CIN   L    5  12  0  1  0  0  0   0  1  2  .083  .214  .083  0
 1978 ALCS  BOA KCA   W    5  20  7 10  1  0  4   6  4  0  .500  .600 1.150  1
      WS    BOA PIN   W    3   2  1  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  .000  .333  .000  0
 1979 ALCS  BOA CHA   W    3  13  4  6  2  0  0   2  2  0  .462  .533  .615  2
      WS    BOA CIN   W    3   9  0  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  .111  .111  .111  1
 1986 ALCS  BOA TEA   W    3  12  5  3  0  0  0   2  0  3  .250  .357  .250  0
      WS    BOA CIN   W    6  21  2  6  0  0  2   3  1  4  .286  .348  .571  0
 1987 WS    BOA CIN   L    3   5  1  2  0  0  1   2  0  0  .400  .400 1.000  0
 1988 ALCS  BOA OAA   L    5  17  4  2  0  0  1   3  4  5  .118  .318  .294  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1972  BAA   78-84   Mike Skiffington, Mike Rescigno
 1973  BAA   92-70   Mike Rescigno
 1974  BAA   69-93   Mike Rescigno
 1975  BAA   91-71   Mike Rescigno
 1976  BOA  108-54   Mike Tomeo
 1977  BOA  110-52   Mike Tomeo
 1978  BOA  108-54   Mike Tomeo
 1979  BOA  106-56   Mike Tomeo
 1980  BOA   84-78   Mike Tomeo
 1981  BOA   87-75   Mike Tomeo
 1982  BOA   93-69   Mike Tomeo
 1983  NYA   89-73   Robert Rescigno
 1984  NYA   86-76   Robert Rescigno
 1985  NYA  100-62   Robert Rescigno
 1986  BOA  109-53   Mike Tomeo
 1987  BOA  100-62   Mike Tomeo
 1988  BOA  100-62   Mike Tomeo

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