Wally Backman

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Wally Backman
Photo Credit: lonepine
Age: 56
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: One line executive summary

Walter Wayne Backman (born September 22, 1959) is a former Major League Baseball second baseman. He is best known for his time with the New York Mets from 1980-1988 and was a member of their 1986 World Series-winning team. Backman currently is the Manager for the Las Vegas 51s, the Mets' AAA minor league team (beginning in 2013 season). Wikipedia

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Wally Backman is a member of the following lists: Living people, 1959 births, Pittsburgh Pirates players, New York Mets players, Major League Baseball shortstops, Seattle Mariners players, Little Falls Mets players, Lynchburg Mets players, Tidewater Tides players and Major League Baseball third basemen.

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MLB Batting Statistics

Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1980 NYM 27 93 12 30 1 1 0 9 2 11 14 0.323 0.396 0.355
1981 NYM 26 36 5 10 2 0 0 0 1 4 7 0.278 0.350 0.333
1982 NYM 96 261 37 71 13 2 3 22 8 49 47 0.272 0.387 0.372
1983 NYM 26 42 6 7 0 1 0 3 0 2 8 0.167 0.205 0.214
1984 NYM 128 436 68 122 19 2 1 26 32 56 63 0.280 0.360 0.339
1985 NYM 145 520 77 142 24 5 1 38 30 36 72 0.273 0.320 0.344
1986 NYM 124 387 67 124 18 2 1 27 13 36 32 0.320 0.376 0.385
1987 NYM 94 300 43 75 6 1 1 23 11 25 43 0.250 0.307 0.287
1988 NYM 99 294 44 89 12 0 0 17 9 41 49 0.303 0.388 0.344
1989 MIN 87 299 33 69 9 2 1 26 1 32 45 0.231 0.306 0.284
1990 PIT 104 315 62 92 21 3 2 28 6 42 53 0.292 0.374 0.397
1991 PHI 94 185 20 45 12 0 0 15 3 30 30 0.243 0.344 0.308
1992 PHI 42 48 6 13 1 0 0 6 1 6 9 0.271 0.352 0.292
1993 SEA 10 29 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0.138 0.167 0.138
Career 1102 3245 482 893 138 19 10 240 117 371 480 - - -

MLB Fielding Statistics

Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1980 NYM 27 26 231 62 55 1 11 0.992
1981 NYM 12 5 58 14 21 2 2 0.946
1982 NYM 92 73 620 173 209 16 30 0.960
1983 NYM 16 5 62 16 15 2 2 0.939
1984 NYM 119 110 946 223 306 10 73 0.981
1985 NYM 140 122 1,130 273 370 7 76 0.989
1986 NYM 113 92 848 186 290 17 56 0.966
1987 NYM 89 77 654 131 210 6 44 0.983
1988 NYM 92 84 707 128 219 4 36 0.989
1989 MIN 84 79 655 146 187 6 37 0.982
1990 PIT 85 82 625 56 136 12 10 0.941
1991 PHI 55 40 342 54 79 4 13 0.971
1992 PHI 12 3 37 10 20 1 4 0.968
1993 SEA 10 8 66 4 15 3 0 0.864
Career 946 806 - 1476 2132 91 394 -

Filmography

29 Credits »
2003 The Curse of the Bambino Himself
1990 Sunday Night Baseball Himself - Philadelphia Phillies Pinch Hitter
1990 1990 National League Championship Series Himself - Pittsburgh Pirates Third Baseman 
1988 1988 National League Championship Series Himself - New York Mets Second Baseman
1986 1986 World Series Himself - New York Mets Pinch Runner 
1986 1986 National League Championship Series Himself - New York Mets Second Baseman 

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