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Stephen Baker (American football)

For other people with the same name, see Stephen Baker (disambiguation).

Stephen Edward Baker (born August 30, 1964), nicknamed The Touchdown Maker, is a former professional American football player who played wide receiver for six seasons with the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL).

Stephen Baker
No. 85
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1964-08-30)August 30, 1964 (age 57)
San Antonio, Texas
Height:5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight:160 lb (73 kg)
Career information
High school:Hamilton (CA)
College:Fresno State
NFL Draft:1987 / Round: 3 / Pick: 83
Career history
Career highlights and awards

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Baker attended Alexander Hamilton High School in Los Angeles, California, where he lettered in football, track, and gymnastics.

Baker attended college at Fresno State University, where he caught 62 passes for 1,629 yards in two seasons.

Drafted by the New York Giants in the third round (83rd overall) of the 1987 NFL Draft, Baker played for the Giants his entire career from 1987 to 1992. Also known as Stephen Baker "The Touchdown Maker," he won a championship ring with New York in Super Bowl XXV, when they defeated the Buffalo Bills 20-19. Baker caught two passes for 31 yards, including a 14-yard touchdown pass from Jeff Hostetler late in the 2nd quarter.

Baker finished his six NFL seasons with 141 receptions for 2,587 yards and 21 touchdowns, along with 21 rushing yards.

In 1992, according to Football Outsiders, Baker had the worst catch rate of any wide receiver from 19912011, catching only 28.8% of the passes thrown to him.

In 2008, Baker was inducted into the Fresno County Athletic Hall of Fame.

  1. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/B/BakeSt00.htm
  2. Gelberg, Jon (October 27, 1988). "Baker is growing into his 'big' role with the Giants". Asbury Park Press.
  3. Football Outsiders Almanac 2012 (ISBN 1-4782-0152-5), p.359
  4. "Fresno County Athletic Hall of Fame | Home". Fresno County Athletic Hall of Fame | Home. Retrieved2017-02-02.


Stephen Baker (American football)
Stephen Baker American football Language Watch Edit For other people with the same name see Stephen Baker disambiguation Stephen Edward Baker born August 30 1964 nicknamed The Touchdown Maker is a former professional American football player who played wide receiver for six seasons with the New York Giants of the National Football League NFL Stephen BakerNo 85Position Wide receiverPersonal informationBorn 1964 08 30 August 30 1964 age 57 San Antonio TexasHeight 5 ft 8 in 1 73 m Weight 160 lb 73 kg Career informationHigh school Hamilton CA College Fresno StateNFL Draft 1987 Round 3 Pick 83Career historyNew York Giants 1987 1992 Career highlights and awardsSuper Bowl champion XXV Contents 1 High school career 2 College career 3 Professional career 4 ReferencesHigh school career EditBaker attended Alexander Hamilton High School in Los Angeles California where he lettered in football track and gymnastics 1 2 College career EditBaker attended college at Fresno State University where he caught 62 passes for 1 629 yards in two seasons 2 Professional career EditDrafted by the New York Giants in the third round 83rd overall of the 1987 NFL Draft Baker played for the Giants his entire career from 1987 to 1992 Also known as Stephen Baker The Touchdown Maker he won a championship ring with New York in Super Bowl XXV when they defeated the Buffalo Bills 20 19 Baker caught two passes for 31 yards including a 14 yard touchdown pass from Jeff Hostetler late in the 2nd quarter Baker finished his six NFL seasons with 141 receptions for 2 587 yards and 21 touchdowns along with 21 rushing yards In 1992 according to Football Outsiders Baker had the worst catch rate of any wide receiver from 1991 2011 catching only 28 8 of the passes thrown to him 3 In 2008 Baker was inducted into the Fresno County Athletic Hall of Fame 4 References Edit https www pro football reference com players B BakeSt00 htm a b Gelberg Jon October 27 1988 Baker is growing into his big role with the Giants Asbury Park Press Football Outsiders Almanac 2012 ISBN 1 4782 0152 5 p 359 Fresno County Athletic Hall of Fame Home Fresno County Athletic Hall of Fame Home Retrieved 2017 02 02 This biographical article relating to an American football wide receiver born in the 1960s is a stub You can help Wikipedia by expanding it vte Retrieved from https en wikipedia org w index php title Stephen Baker American football amp oldid 1006607264, wikipedia, wiki, book,

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