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Stephen Baker (American football)

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Role  American football player
College  Fresno State
Height  1.73 m

1987–1992  New York Giants
Weight  73 kg
Name  Stephen Baker
Positions  Wide receiver
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Date of birth  (1964-08-30) August 30, 1964 (age 51)
NFL draft  1987 / Round: 3 / Pick: 83
Education  California State University, Fresno

Place of birth  San Antonio, Texas

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Stephen Edward Baker (born August 30, 1964 in San Antonio, Texas) is a former professional American football player who played wide receiver for the New York Giants.


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Professional career

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Drafted by the New York Giants in the third round (83rd overall) of the 1987 NFL Draft. A wide receiver from Fresno State University, Baker played for the Giants his entire career from 1987-1992. 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.

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

High school

Stephen Baker attended Alexander Hamilton High School in Los Angeles, CA.


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