Dusty Baker

Dusty Baker
Birthdate 6/15/1949
Death Date
Debut Year 1968
Year of Induction
Teams Astros, Athletics, Braves, Cubs, Dodgers, Giants, Nationals, Reds
Positions Left Field, Manager

An All Star, Silver Slugger and Gold Glove Award winner as a player, Dusty Baker has more managerial wins than all but Bruce Bochy and 10 HoFers.

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Dusty Baker is one of baseball's winningest managers; he also had a prolific 19-year playing career

Dusty Baker is one of baseball's winningest managers; he also had a prolific 19-year playing career

Dusty Baker is a baseball lifer. Drafted out of high school by the Braves in 1967, Baker made his big league debut the following year. In his first season as a regular in 1972, Dusty hit .321 with a .383 on-base percentage and a .504 slugging mark. For his efforts, he received support in MVP balloti

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