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Ralph Baker

Ralph Baker (Pro football.  Born, Lewistown, PA, Aug. 25, 1942.)  One of the earliest of the Penn State linebackers to become a successful pro, Ralph Robert Baker was a sixth-round pick of the A.F.L. Jets in 1964.  Baker’s finest season at left linebacker was 1968, when he recovered key fumbles in both the A.F.L. championship […]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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