1989 Pacific Baseball Legends #146
"(Frank) Baker is the greatest climax player of baseball." - New York Giants pitcher Christy Mathewson
"I'd say fifty (when asked how many home runs he would have hit during the lively era) anyway. The year I hit twelve, I also hit the right-field fence at Shibe Park thirty-eight times."
Home Run with the King of Swat on April 13, 1921
"I hope he (Babe Ruth) lives to hit one-hundred homers in a season. I wish him all the luck in the world. He has everybody else, including myself, hopelessly outclassed." - (November 1921)
Baker was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1955.
Singer/songwriter Neil Sedaka is celebrating his 72nd birthday today.
Neil with his backup singers, "The Cookies".