Baker, Jim

Jim Baker

Jim Baker

Clubs played for: Derby County, Portsmouth, Hartlepool United, Huddersfield Town , Leeds United, Nelson (1910-1927)

Born: 1891

Birthplace: Ilkeston

Position: Central defender

Biography: Jim Baker was a big hit at Leeds United, in fact, he was their first ever captain and, in later life, became a director of the club. Merits a mention here because he was a Pompey player in 1912 but, in truth, his career didn’t really take off until after the First World War. Died in 1966.

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