Don Baylor

Don Baylor
Birthdate 6/28/1949
Death Date 8/7/2017
Debut Year 1970
Year of Induction
Teams Angels, Astros, Cubs, Orioles, Red Sox, Rockies, Twins, Yankees
Positions Designated Hitter, First Base, Left Field, Manager

The 1979 AL MVP, Don Baylor had 2,135 hits & 338 homers in his 19-year playing career; when he retired he held the post-1900 record for HBP.

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Don Baylor's association with professional baseball started when he was 17; he remained in the game the rest of his life

Don Baylor's association with professional baseball started when he was 17; he remained in the game the rest of his life

Don Baylor was 17 years old when the Baltimore Orioles selected him in the second round of the 1967 draft. From that moment on, his life was spent in professional baseball. After rapidly ascending through the minor leagues, Baylor made his big league debut in 1970. He enjoyed a productive 19-year b

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