Dusty Baker Speaker Profile
Dusty Baker Biography
Born on June 15, 1949, Johnnie B. Dusty Baker, Jr. is an American former player and current manager in Major League Baseball. In recent time he is serving as the manager of the Cincinnati Reds.
He began his career in baseball when he was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 1967 amateur draft out of Del Campo High School. He started being an outfielder for the Atlanta Braves in 1968. He spent sixteen full seasons with the Braves and short tenures with both the San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics. He became successful in his career and received awards. Some of his accomplishments include playing for the National League All-Star team in 1981 and 1982, winning three League Championship series in 1977, 1978, and 1981. He also won a World Series title in 1981 with the Dodgers. He also earned a spot as a footnote in history.
His coaching career started as a first base coach for the San Francisco Giants in 1988 and in the Chicago Cubs before taking his current job with the Reds. The next four years, he became the hitting coach and became the manager in the year 1993. He won the N.L. Manager of the Year award. He is one of only three African Americans to manage a World Series team. During the 2006 MLB Postseason and the following season he served as an ESPN analyst. That was in 2007 when he was hired as the manager of the Cincinnati Reds. He was inducted into the Sac-Joaquin Section's Hall of Fame class for his play at Del Campo in 2010.
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Former Giants Manager Dusty Baker Named Featured Speaker at Chico American Legion Baseball Annual Fundraiser
Posted on 4 December 2014 | 4:14 pm
Former Major League Baseball manager Dusty Baker has been named the featured speaker for Chico American Legion Baseball’s 18th annual Spring Fever dinner and fundraiser. The event, which serves as a fundraiser for the Chico Nuts, is set for February 27 at the Elks Lodge in Chico, California. Tickets for the event are $45 for Read More
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