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Johnny Baker (American football)

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Position:  Linebacker / tight end
Role  American football player
Name  Johnny Baker
College:  Mississippi State
Place of birth:  Camden, Alabama

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Date of birth:  (1941-03-15) March 15, 1941 (age 74)
NFL draft:  1963 / Round: 3 / Pick: 37 (By the Los Angeles Rams)
AFL draft:  1963 / Round: 7 / Pick: 54
Education  Mississippi State University

John Hendrix Baker, III (born March 15, 1941) is a former American football linebacker and tight end. He played college football at Mississippi State University, where he was a linebacker and an offensive end. He played professionally in the American Football League (AFL) for the Houston Oilers from 1963 through 1966 and for the San Diego Chargers in 1967.

Personal life

Baker married Carla Swanson, a member of the Swanson TV dinners family, on June 22, 1968 at Kountze Memorial Lutheran Church in Omaha, Nebraska. He has three sons: Jason, Jacob and Joshua. Joshua pitched in the College World Series for the Rice Owls. Baker is the father-in-law of Major League Baseball player Lance Berkman.


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