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Any player/Any era: Home Run Baker

Posted: 1st July 2010 by Graham Womack in Home Run Baker

What he did: Before Babe Ruth, the closest thing to a fearsome slugger in baseball was Home Run Baker. The Hall of Fame third baseman and Deadball Era star, born Frank Baker, earned his nickname a decade before Ruth essentially made a mockery of it. Where Ruth hit 40 or more home runs 11 times, […]