John David Baker is a professional baseball player from the United States of America who plays as a catcher. Baker graduated from the De La Salle High School in 1999 and then went on to attend the University of California. In his junior year, Baker led the Pac-10 conference with his .383 batting average and was named to the All Pac-10 team.

In 2002, after his junior year, Baker decided to declare for the 2002 MLB Amateur Draft and was picked by the Oakland Athletics in the 4th round.

Baker had a slow rise through the minor leagues and only made his debut in 2008, a season when he played 52 games batting at .299 with 44 hits in 183 at-bats. Mostly a backup catcher, Baker has been more prominent in the 2009 season and has played 52 games till date and batted at an average of .240.

Team Miami Marlins Miami Marlins
Position Catcher
Born Jan 20, 1981
Nationality United States United States
Team History
Miami Marlins Miami Marlins 2008 - present

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