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John "Big John" Baker
Birth: Jun. 10, 1935
Wake County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 31, 2007
Wake County
North Carolina, USA

Professional Football Player. Born John Haywood Baker, Jr. in Raleigh, North Carolina. He played at the defensive end position for eleven seasons (1958 to 1968) in the National Football League, with the Los Angeles Rams, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers and Detroit Lions. Before he was drafted by the Rams in 1958, Baker played collegiate football at North Carolina Central. During the course of his NFL career, Baker was selected to two NFL All Pro Teams (1964 to 1965) and played in 131 regular season games. After retiring from football, Baker was a police officer in North Carolina for over 20 years. He was inducted into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame in 1972. (bio by: C.S.) 
Family links: 
  John Haywood Baker (1913 - 1985)
  Louise Shepherd Baker (1914 - 1981)
  Juanita Hicks Baker (1935 - 2013)*
*Calculated relationship
Carolina Biblical Gardens
Wake County
North Carolina, USA
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Oct 31, 2007
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- Tracey Reid
 Added: Jun. 10, 2017

- JasmineFlower
 Added: Jan. 26, 2017
John, thanks so much for the memories. Never will forget watching you games. Rest In Eternal Peace.
- Billy R. Edgar
 Added: Jan. 13, 2017
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