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  Frank Baker - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Baker, who led the American League in home runs in 1911, earned the nickname "Home Run" during the 1911 World Series in which he hit a go-ahead home run off Rube Marquard in game two and a ninth-inning game-tying home run off Christy Mathewson in game three.
Baker played third base for the Athletics until 1915, when he sat out the entire season in a contract dispute.
Following his retirement, Baker managed for two seasons (1924-25) in the Eastern Shore Baseball League and was credited with discovering Jimmie Foxx and recommending him to Connie Mack.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Frank_Baker   (345 words)

  
 Frank Baker
Dr. Frank Baker, a distinguished anthropologist and biologist, was born in 1841 in Pulaski, New York.
Frank enrolled to serve in the Civil War and was in the Thirty-seventh New York volunteers.
Frank Baker was an acclaimed and respected anthropologist, biologist and teacher.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/information/biography/abcde/baker_frank.html   (341 words)

  
 Frank Baker | BaseballLibrary.com
A Maryland farm boy, Baker was a powerful slugger in the dead ball era, leading or tying for the league lead in homers four consecutive seasons (1911-14), although 12 was his top total.
Baker earned his memorable nickname in the 1911 World Series, when he hit game-winning home runs on successive days against the Giants' future Hall of Fame pitchers Rube Marquard and Christy Mathewson.
Baker managed in the Eastern Shore League in 1924-25 and discovered Jimmie Foxx, delivering him to Connie Mack after the 1924 season.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/B/Baker_Frank.stm   (1974 words)

  
 Frank Baker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Frank Baker, native of Warrick County, Indiana, was born June 25, 1852, the fourth in a family of ten children born to Willis H. and Mary J. (Dillingham) Baker, who were natives of Indiana and New York respectively.
Willis H. Baker was born in Warrick County on the farm where Frank Baker now lives, his father having been one of the very first settlers in the county.
Frank Baker was raised on the farm with his parents, receiving a good common school education.
www.usgennet.org /usa/in/state/warrick_co/baker_frank.htm   (339 words)

  
 Frank Baker
Baker was born in London, in Hornsea, but his association with Cornwall started well before the Second World War and is partly set down in the popular study he wrote towards the end of his life The Call of Cornwall (1976).
Born in London in 1908, Frank Baker was the son of a marine insurance underwriter.
Alternately Baker appears a gentle, entertaining man and a serious bothered one, heavily reliant on alcohol towards the end when he sensed his faith was failing to provide the spiritual succour he needed.
www.stormloader.com /users/abrax7/frankbaker.htm   (1758 words)

  
 Baker (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Baker Island is an uninhabited atoll in the Pacific.
Baker Street is a street in London, England.
Baker is the code-name for a series of training exercises conducted by the United States Army and several Asian countries.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Baker_(disambiguation)   (480 words)

  
 Frank Baker Biography by Baseball Almanac   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Baker tied or led the league in round trippers four consecutive seasons, and in the 1911 World Series connected for two of the fall classic's most memorable homeruns.
Baker sat out the 1915 season in protest of Mack's decision to rebuild and was ultimately sold by Philadelphia to the Yankees in 1916.
Baker had four solid years with the Yanks but chose to sit out another season in 1920 to deal with the illness and eventual death of his first wife.
baseball-almanac.com /players/frank_baker_biography.shtml   (768 words)

  
 Frank S Baker Photos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Frank was the 6th of 10 children, whose parents were John Wellington Baker and Frances Estella West Baker.
Frank and Mabel had three daughters: Lowana Gertrude baker, born in 1921 (died in 1965); Betty Lee Baker, born in 1927, and Joan Estelle Baker, born in 1932.
Frank died on January 14, 1980, in Allentown, and is buried in the Northampton Memorial Shrine Cemetery, in Easton.
members.aol.com /dickallen2000/diary/Baker/baker_photos.htm   (261 words)

  
 Frank Baker | The BASEBALL Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Baker's homers on back-to-back days was quite unusual in an era when 7-12 homers was a league-leading figure for an entire season.
Baker was the only man Mack kept, but he refused to report and sat out the entire 1915 season in a contract dispute.
Baker was, like many players with average or less-than-average speed in his era, a poor percentage base stealer.
www.thebaseballpage.com /players/bakerfr01.php   (783 words)

  
 Frank Baker -- Was Home Run King
It would be the next season that would lead to Baker's nickname of "Home Run." After leading the AL with 11 home runs in the 1911 season, Baker delivered a pair of key home runs in games 2 and 3 of the World Series against New York.
Baker voluntarilly retired from the game the next season, but returned to the Yankees in 1921 to hit.294 with 9 home runs and 71 RBI.
Frank Baker's career was honored in 1955 when he was inducted into Baseball's Hall of Fame.
www.historicbaseball.com /players/b/baker_frank.html   (517 words)

  
 Pie Traynor/Frank Baker - Baseball Fever
Baker had some clutch play but was never really a team leader; Pie is arguably the single greatest team leader in the history of baseball (according to John McGraw, he was the very best ever).
Baker was a pretty good fielder, probably a better baserunner and perhaps a better team leader (I abstained from that section).
Baker's performance in the 1911 WS is relevant to this point, and it must have given his team a lift - ballplayers haven't changed that much since 1911.
www.baseball-fever.com /showthread.php?t=30157   (764 words)

  
 Frank A. Baker
Frank A. Baker enlisted in the Michigan National Guard on June 17, 1892 at Lansing, Michigan in Co. E, 1st Infantry.
The Detroit Free Press mentioned in his obituary that Frank Baker was the Superintendent of Distribution for the Municipal Water and Electric Light Commission.
The medals displayed here are those from the Baker collection and are assumed to be those obtained by Lt. Baker along with reunion pins acquired after the war.
www.trapdoorcollector.com /FAB.html   (814 words)

  
 ZoomInfo Web Summary: Frank Baker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Frank Baker's practice embraces the full range of major real estate project legal management, real estate financing, commercial leasing, joint ventures for real estate development, tax-advantaged transactions, and economic redevelopment projects.
Baker is a lifetime Cooper Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation and is active in community and bar association affairs.
Baker currently serves as president of the Yale Club of Stamford and as vice president of the Stamford Center for the Arts.
www.zoominfo.com /directory/Baker_Frank_396128.htm   (407 words)

  
 Frank Baker: bio and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Frank "Home Run" Baker (March 13, EHandler: no quick summary.
The oakland athletics are a major league baseball team based in oakland, california....
Baker played thirdbase for the Athletics until 1915 when he sat out the entire season in a contract dispute.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/f/fr/frank_baker.htm   (978 words)

  
 Purple Martin Passion
Frank and Susie Baker's backyard is for the birds
Frank Baker's efforts to build a better purple martin house led to this design made from PVC pipe.
Baker says he hopes to have 100 purple martin houses made from PVC pipe in place at his home by next year.
www.ruralmissouri.org /03pages/03Maybirds.html   (1084 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Frank glances at Jack and realises he should have left him in the kitchen with Jenny and the soup bone.
Frank is sitting with a notepad on his lap.
FRANK “But gee that place is cheap When I get back to my chilly old room I’m much to tired to sleep...” Jack looks at Frank like he’s insane.
fabulousbakers.tripod.com /ab/bakerboys/fbb.txt   (14608 words)

  
 OA Online Obituaries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Frank was born August 8, 1914, in Wilson County, Texas, to James A. Baker and Floy E. Stroud Baker.
Frank was an astute businessman who stayed aware of current events and particularly those of a financial nature.
Frank was preceded in death by his parents; his beloved wife, Eulene; his cherished son, Jimmy; and two brothers, James Afton (Slick) Baker of San Angelo and Raymond R. Baker of Houston.
www.oaoa.com /obit/obits092305.htm   (1453 words)

  
 Frank Baker | National Baseball Hall of Fame
Playing in an era which favored slap hitters, Frank Baker developed a reputation as a slugger when he hit 11 home runs in 1911, plus two more during the World Series for the Philadelphia Athletics.
Baker was a.307 lifetime hitter, twice led the American League in RBI and batted.363 in six World Series.
Tell someone about Frank Baker by sending a free Hall of Fame Digital Postcard.
www.baseballhalloffame.org /hofers_and_honorees/hofer_bios/baker_frank.htm   (222 words)

  
 pr_122105a.html
LOS ANGELES -- Frank Baker, a news editor for The Associated Press in Washington, D.C., has been appointed assistant chief of bureau in Los Angeles for Southern California and Southern Nevada.
Baker joined AP in 1988 in the Buffalo, N.Y., bureau and later became a reporter in Concord, N.H. He was the Providence, R.I., correspondent for three years before his appointment in 1997 as news editor in Nashville, Tenn.
Baker succeeds Howard Goldberg, who was named chief of bureau for New York City.
www.ap.org /pages/about/pressreleases/pr_122105a.html   (183 words)

  
 Frank Baker Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Frank Baker was born on Saturday, March 13, 1886, in Trappe, Maryland.
Baker was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 21, 1908, with the Philadelphia Athletics.
His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Frank Baker baseball stats page.
www.baseball-almanac.com /players/player.php?p=bakerfr01   (287 words)

  
 Frank Home Run Baker Quotations by Baseball Almanac   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
"(Frank) Baker is one of the most dangerous hitters in baseball today and is the type of cleanup batter all pitchers respect." - Philadelphia Athletics manager Connie Mack
"(Frank) Baker used a bat antiquated even in his time.
He was Frank Baker, who was squarely in the path in a Philadelphia game.
www.baseball-almanac.com /quotes/frank_baker_quotes.shtml   (598 words)

  
 Baker & Daniels: Frank S. Swain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Frank Swain focuses his practice on advising clients on finance and government program issues.
A related field for Frank is advising clients on opportunities and issues related to government contracts and privatization of government services.
Frank has long experience with tax exempt organization legal issues, including issues related to trade associations and charities.
www.bakerdaniels.com /professionals/bio.cfm?id=232   (273 words)

  
 Pioneer Obits B
Baker attended the schools of this city and was married to Walter Baker in 1924.
Baker was born May 10, 1863 at St. Paul, Minnesota, and was married to the late Frank Baker at Souix Falls, SD in 1883.
Baker resided there until some time after the death of her husband when she moved to the Mt. Pleasant district in 1917 to be hear her 2 sons.
www.olypen.com /rfoss/pioneerobitb.html   (15302 words)

  
 Frank Baker and Rebecca Rushton
Frank H. Baker II was born January 16, 1881 in New York City, NY - Died January 6, 1959 in Manchester, NH.
Frank Baker III and his mother Rebecca, circa 1942.
Frank Baker II, Rebecca and June - circa 1929.
thebaraws4.com /BakerRushton.html   (565 words)

  
 Media Literacy Expert- Frank W. Baker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Frank presenting at a recent SC Council for Teachers of English Conference.
Frank W. Baker is a graduate of the University of Georgia (ABJ, Journalism).
In March 2005, Frank was named a finalist in the Cable television industry's national "Leaders in Learning Award" in the media literacy category.
medialit.med.sc.edu /mybio.htm   (884 words)

  
 The Cutting Room Floor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Jack and Frank are standing in a huge dining room, appraising two elegant grands.
Frank taps a few notes on his piano, humming happily.
Frank is adjusting his tie in the bathroom mirror.
fabulousbakers.tripod.com /ab/bakerboys/pages88.html   (295 words)

  
 Frank Baker Smith
When his son Frank B. was a boy he moved to New York State and later to Wisconsin.
Smith married Mehitable W. Baker, a Quakeress and a daughter of Moses Baker of Maine.
Frank Baker Smith was born near Bangor, Maine, February 21, 1841.
skyways.lib.ks.us /genweb/archives/1919ks/s/smithfb.html   (1427 words)

  
 The Political Graveyard: Index to Politicians: Baker, E to F
Baker, Edith Irene Bailey (1901-1994) — also known as Irene Bailey Baker; Irene Bailey — of Tennessee.
Baker, Ezra (born c.1765) — of New Jersey.
Baker, Frank D. — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Democrat.
politicalgraveyard.com /bio/baker3.html   (572 words)

  
 Baker Information Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Bakers came from Appleton, Minnesota in Swift County.
Frank, for whom my father is named, is buried in the Masonic Cemetery in Rio Vista, California.
The BAKERS and STRATHERNS are living near each other in Appleton in the 1880 census.
www.bigkids.us /bakerpage.html   (263 words)

  
 BAKER
Dip AT Frank Baker was originally introduced to Autogenic Therapy (also known as Autogenic Training or AT), in the early 1990’s and has personally benefited from this medically proven stress management technique.
Frank is a full member of the society which is based at the Royal London Homoeopathic Hospital and is the professional and regulatory body for autogenic therapists in the UK and Ireland.
Frank can occasionally be heard on the radio discussing Autogenic Therapy.
home.freeuk.net /wrenclinic/pr_baker.htm   (312 words)

  
 Speaker Bio | The International Builders' Show (R) and nextBUILD (TM)
Frank Baker, founder and CEO of Riverbend Timber Framing, Inc. and Insulspan, Inc. began his career as a mechanical engineer in the late 60's with the Chevrolet division of General Motors.
Located in northwest Ohio, the Baker home was the center for family gatherings and memories for over 50 years.
Frank currently serves on the board as well as being a charter member and past president of both the Timber Frame Business Council and the SIPA (Structural Insulated Panel Association).
www.buildersshow.com /Speakers/SpeakerBio.aspx?SpeakerId=294   (230 words)

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