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Wally Backman
Ultimate Mets Database popularity ranking: 36 of 984 players
Backman
Walter Wayne Backman
Born: September 22, 1959 at Hillsboro, Ore.
Throws: Right Bats: Both
Height: 5.09 Weight: 160

Wally Backman has been the most popular Ultimate Mets Database daily lookup 17 times, most recently on September 23, 2012.

2b ss 3b

First Mets game: September 2, 1980
Last Mets game: October 12, 1988





Uniform Numbers:
Uniform
Number
Start DateEnd Date
28September 2, 1980October 5, 1980
6April 9, 1981October 12, 1988
86September 28, 2011September 28, 2011
28,+6,+86

Wally Backman also played for the following teams:

Wally Backman managed the following Mets farm teams:
Selected by New York Mets organization in first round (16th pick overall) of free agent draft on June 7, 1977.

Traded by the New York Mets to the Minnesota Twins with Mike Santiago in exchange for Toby Nivens, Steve Gasser and Jeff Bumgarner on December 7, 1988.

On disabled list from August 15, 1982 to September 7, 1982 (fractured left collarbone); from June 9, 1987 to June 29, 1987 (pulled left hamstring); from August 27, 1988 to September 11, 1988 (aggravated strain, right hamstring).


Wally Backman vs. Opposing Pitchers
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