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Batting Grip of Frank "Home Run" Baker

Frank "Home Run" Baker

Frank Baker, a third baseman for the Philadelphia Athletics and later the New York Yankees, was tagged "Home Run" for his performance in the 1911 World Series. He was the American League home run king from 1911 through 1914 and had ninety-six career home runs, an impressive figure in the Dead Ball Era.