This article includes a list of references, but its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations . (May 2020) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
|Born:June 11, 1913|
|Died: January 3, 1991 77) (aged|
Fort Worth, Texas
|August 15, 1935, for the Brooklyn Dodgers|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 24, 1938, for the New York Giants|
|Earned run average||4.73|
Thomas Calvin Baker (June 11, 1913 – January 3, 1991), nicknamed "Rattlesnake", was an American Major League Baseball player. He was a pitcher for four seasons (1935–38) with the Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Giants.
Baker died in 1991 and was interred at Greenwood Memorial Park in Fort Worth, Texas along with Pete Donohue and Jackie Tavener.
Dusty Baker Jr. is an American Major League Baseball manager who currently manages the Houston Astros. A former major league player, he had a 19-year career as a hard-hitting outfielder, primarily with the Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers. He helped the Dodgers to pennants in 1977 and 1978 and to the World Series championship in 1981. He managed the San Francisco Giants, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, and Washington Nationals. He led the Giants to the 2002 National League pennant and also reached the playoffs with the latter three teams. In 2020, he was hired to manage the Houston Astros.
Amos Wilson Rusie, nicknamed "The Hoosier Thunderbolt", was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball during the late 19th century. He had a 10-season career in the National League (NL), which consisted of one season with the Indianapolis Hoosiers in 1889, eight with the New York Giants from 1890 to 1898, and one with the Cincinnati Reds in 1901.
William Nuschler Clark Jr. is an American professional baseball first baseman who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1986 through 2000. He played for the San Francisco Giants, Texas Rangers, Baltimore Orioles, and St. Louis Cardinals. Clark was known by the nickname of "Will the Thrill." The nickname has often been truncated to simply, "The Thrill."
Rodney Roy Beck, nicknamed "Shooter", was a relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the San Francisco Giants (1991–1997), Chicago Cubs (1998–1999), Boston Red Sox (1999–2001) and San Diego Padres (2003–2004). He batted and threw right-handed.
James Kenneth Lefebvre is a former major league baseball player, coach, and manager. An infielder, he was signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1962.
Roberto Conrado "Gray" Kelly is a Panamanian former professional baseball outfielder in Major League Baseball and current manager of the Sultanes de Monterrey of the Mexican Baseball League. He was signed by the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1982 and went on to play for them, the Cincinnati Reds (1993–1994), Atlanta Braves (1994), Montreal Expos (1995), Los Angeles Dodgers (1995), Minnesota Twins (1996–1997), Seattle Mariners (1997) and Texas Rangers (1998–1999). During his playing days in Panama, he was known as La Sombra, Spanish for Shadow. After his playing career, he managed the Giants' single-A team, the Augusta GreenJackets and later became a coach for the Giants major league team.
Ronald Allan Wotus is a former Major League Baseball shortstop and second baseman who currently serves as third base coach for the San Francisco Giants. He previously served as bench coach for the Giants from 1999–2017.
Dennis Bryan Cook, is an American former professional baseball pitcher, who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) with the San Francisco Giants (1988–1989), Philadelphia Phillies, Los Angeles Dodgers (1990–1991), Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox (1994), Texas Rangers (1995–1996), Florida Marlins (1997), New York Mets (1998–2001), and Anaheim Angels (2002). He made his big league debut on September 12, 1988, and played his final game on September 18, 2002.
René Arocha is a former MLB baseball player.
Darren Joel Lewis is an American former professional baseball player who played center field in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Oakland Athletics (1990), San Francisco Giants (1991–1995), Cincinnati Reds (1995), Chicago White Sox (1996–1997), Los Angeles Dodgers (1997) and Boston Red Sox (1998–2001); he played his final season in 2002 with the Chicago Cubs. He was traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates on July 31, 2002, but refused to report to the Pirates, choosing to retire instead.
Mark Steven Carreon is an American former first baseman and outfielder in Major League Baseball. He was selected by the New York Mets in the 8th round of the 1981 draft out of Salpointe Catholic High School.
Ronald Jon Roenicke is an American professional baseball manager, and a former player and coach. He is currently the manager of the Boston Red Sox in Major League Baseball (MLB). He was previously the manager of the Milwaukee Brewers and a coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. He played in MLB for the Dodgers, Seattle Mariners, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants, Philadelphia Phillies and Cincinnati Reds. He is the younger brother of former MLB outfielder Gary Roenicke.
Joseph Paul "Joe" Pettini is a former Major League Baseball player and the former bench coach for the St. Louis Cardinals and Houston Astros.
Michael Dwaine Phillips, is an American former professional baseball player, a shortstop, second baseman, and third baseman who appeared in 712 Major League games from 1973 to 1983 for the San Francisco Giants, New York Mets, St. Louis Cardinals, San Diego Padres, and Montreal Expos. Phillips batted left-handed, threw right-handed, stood 6 feet (1.8 m) tall and weighed 170 pounds (77 kg).
Former Dodgers pitcher Burleigh Grimes was brought in to manage the 1937 Brooklyn Dodgers, but the team continued to struggle, finishing in sixth place.
The 1980 Philadelphia Phillies season was the team's 98th season in Major League Baseball (MLB) and culminated with the Phillies winning the World Series at home by defeating the Kansas City Royals in game 6 on Oct. 21, 1980.
Cyril Roy Weatherly, nicknamed "Stormy", was an American professional baseball player whose career extended for two decades. The native of Tyler County, Texas, an outfielder, appeared in 811 Major League games over ten seasons for the Cleveland Indians, New York Yankees and New York Giants. Weatherly batted left-handed and threw right-handed. Despite his relatively small size — he stood 5 ft 6½ in tall and weighed 173 pounds (78 kg) — he hit more than 100 home runs in minor league baseball.
James Condia Jones is an American professional baseball coach, and former pitcher. He played eight seasons in the Major League Baseball (MLB) with the San Diego Padres, New York Yankees, Houston Astros, and Montreal Expos, and two seasons in Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) with the Yomiuri Giants in 1994 and 1995. Jones is the pitching coach for the Amarillo Sod Poodles, the Double-A minor league baseball affiliate of the San Diego Padres.
In baseball, hitting for the cycle is the accomplishment of one batter hitting a single, a double, a triple, and a home run in the same game. Collecting the hits in that order is known as a "natural cycle". Cycles are semi-rare in Major League Baseball (MLB), having occurred only 330 times, starting with Curry Foley in 1882. The most recent cycle was accomplished by Cavan Biggio of the Toronto Blue Jays on September 17, 2019, against the Baltimore Orioles.
|This biographical article relating to an American baseball pitcher born in the 1910s is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|