Stephen Baker (American football)
|Born:||August 30, 1964|
San Antonio, Texas
|Height:||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Weight:||160 lb (73 kg)|
|High school:||Hamilton (CA)|
|NFL Draft:||1987 / Round: 3 / Pick: 83|
|Career highlights and awards|
Stephen Edward Baker (born August 30, 1964), nicknamed The Touchdown Maker, is a former professional American football player who played wide receiver for six seasons with the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL).
High school career
Drafted by the New York Giants in the third round (83rd overall) of the 1987 NFL Draft, Baker played for the Giants his entire career from 1987 to 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 2008, Baker was inducted into the Fresno County Athletic Hall of Fame.
- Gelberg, Jon (October 27, 1988). "Baker is growing into his 'big' role with the Giants". Asbury Park Press.
- Football Outsiders Almanac 2012 (ISBN 1-4782-0152-5), p.359
- "Fresno County Athletic Hall of Fame | Home". Fresno County Athletic Hall of Fame | Home. Retrieved 2017-02-02.
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