Peter Baker (footballer, born 1931)
|Full name||Peter Russell Baker|
|Date of birth||10 December 1931|
|Place of birth||Hampstead, England|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Peter Baker (born 10 December 1931 in Hampstead, London) is an English former football player. Educated at Southgate County School in North London, he played right-back for Tottenham Hotspur F.C. and was part of the double-winning side of 1960-61 and won the FA Cup with Spurs in 1962. He played 299 league games for Tottenham scoring 3 goals.
Baker joined Tottenham Hotspur from Non-League club Enfield in October 1952. After a slow start at Spurs he gained a place in the first team and quickly improved and went on to play a key role in the Spurs Double-winning side of 1960-61.
He stayed with them until the end of the 1964-65 season, keeping a regular place in the team from the 1960-61 season until the end of the 1963-64 season, when he was replaced by Cyril Knowles. After leaving White Hart Lane Baker emigrated to South Africa, where he joined Durban United F.C. and later became the club's manager.
Post football career
He has been included in the Tottenham Hotspur- Hall of Fame.
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