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Al Baker

James Albert London Baker (Bubba)

Position: DE
Height: 6-6    Weight: 265 lbs.

Born: December 9, 1956 in Jacksonville, FL
High School: Weequahic
College: Colorado St.   (school history)
Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 2nd round (40th overall) of the 1978 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 69 (595th overall since 1950)
3-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

60 68 60 60 60

All-Pro

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Fine Details  · Last updated Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #683. Isaac Bruce… #684. Todd Christensen… #685. Chester McGlockton… #686. AL BAKER… #687. Bob Jeter… #688. Dan Currie… #689. Greg Landry… 

Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty AV
1978*+ 22 DET RDE 60 16 16 0 0 1 0 0 10
1979* 23 DET RDE 60 16 16 0 0 1 0 0 8
1980* 24 DET RDE 60 15 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 13
1981 25 DET RDE 60 11 11 1 9 0 9 0 5
1982 26 DET RDE 68 9 8 0 0 1 0 0 8.5 8
1983 27 STL LDE 60 16 16 2 24 0 19 0 0 0 2 0 0 13.0 9
1984 28 STL LDE 60 15 15 10.0 7
1985 29 STL LDE 60 16 16 0 0 1 0 0 4.0 6
1986 30 STL RDE 60 16 13 10.5 6
1987 31 CLE de 60 12 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.5 2
1988 32 MIN de 60 14 4 5.5 3
1989 33 CLE LDE 60 16 16 7.5 9
1990 34 CLE LDE 60 9 9 3.0 3
Career 181 156 4 33 0 19 0 0 0 8 0 0 65.5 89
5 yrs DET 67 66 2 9 0 9 0 0 0 4 0 0 8.5 44
4 yrs STL 63 60 2 24 0 19 0 0 0 3 0 0 37.5 28
3 yrs CLE 37 26 0 0 1 0 0 14.0 14
1 yr MIN 14 4 5.5 3

Playoffs Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
1982 26 DET DE 1 0
1987 31 CLE 2 0 2.0
1988 32 MIN DE 2 2
1989 33 CLE LDE 2 2
Career 7 4 2.0
2 yrs CLE 4 2 2.0
1 yr DET 1 0
1 yr MIN 2 2

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3 Kevin Williams, Otis Sistrunk, Dwight White, Mel Branch, Corey Simon, Dana Stubblefield, Jurrell Casey, Jared Allen, Mario Williams, Anthony Weaver
4 Anthony Weaver, Aaron Schobel, Dana Stubblefield, Wally Chambers, Louie Kelcher, Jim Dunaway, Vince Wilfork, Dwight White, Dan Hampton*, Ray Childress
5 Otis Sistrunk, Ray Childress, Anthony Weaver, Jim Dunaway, Neil Smith, Dan Hampton*, Carl Eller*, Aaron Schobel, Buck Buchanan*, Darnell Dockett
6 Jim Dunaway, Luther Elliss, Henry Thomas, Fred Miller, Otis Sistrunk, Dwight White, Justin Smith, Brandon Mebane, Anthony Weaver, Jacob Green
7 Jim Dunaway, Justin Smith, Luther Elliss, Fred Miller, Gary Walker, Claude Humphrey*, Anthony Weaver, Jacob Green, Dwight White, Otis Sistrunk
8 Luther Elliss, Fred Miller, Jim Dunaway, Jacob Green, Dwight White, Justin Smith, Raheem Brock, Chris Hovan, Phil Hansen, George Andrie
9 Jim Dunaway, Phil Hansen, Fred Miller, Jeff Bryant, Vonnie Holliday, Jacob Green, Luther Elliss, Art Still, Dwight White, Greg Kragen
10 Vonnie Holliday, Phil Hansen, Jim Dunaway, Phillip Daniels, Fred Dryer, Jeff Bryant, Vern Den Herder, Rob Burnett, Ben Williams, Tim Krumrie
11 Phillip Daniels, Phil Hansen, Jim Dunaway, Fred Dryer, John Dutton, Greg Kragen, Art Still, Ben Williams, Lyle Alzado, Tim Krumrie
12 Fred Dryer, Fred Miller, Vonnie Holliday, Phillip Daniels, Phil Hansen, Jeff Bryant, Greg Kragen, Art Still, Vern Den Herder, John Dutton
13 Fred Dryer, Jeff Bryant, John Dutton, Fred Miller, Vonnie Holliday, Phillip Daniels, Phil Hansen, Bryan Robinson, Art Still, Bob Golic
Career Fred Dryer, Jeff Bryant, John Dutton, Fred Miller, Vonnie Holliday, Bryan Robinson, Phillip Daniels, Phil Hansen, Art Still, Anthony Pleasant

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams