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Minneapolis & Los Angeles Lakers – Player Statistics & Bio


ELGIN BAYLOR
Position: Forward
Born: December 16, 1934
Height: 6’5″
Weight: 225 lbs.
School: Seattle University, 1958
Uniform #: 22
*** Hall Of Fame ***

Uniform Retired – #22

11x NBA All-Star

Elgin Baylor


REGULAR SEASON AVERAGES   /   Stat Abbreviations
Season G GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% ORB DRB TRB APG SPG BPG TOV PF PPG
1958-1959 70 40.8 .408   .777     15.0 4.1       3.86 24.9
1959-1960 70 41.0 .424   .732     16.4 3.5       3.34 29.6
1960-1961 73 42.9 .430   .783     19.8 5.1       3.82 34.8
1961-1962 48 44.4 .428   .754     18.6 4.6       3.23 38.3
1962-1963 80 42.1 .453   .837     14.3 4.8       2.83 34.0
1963-1964 78 40.6 .425   .804     12.0 4.4       3.01 25.4
1964-1965 74 41.3 .401   .792     12.8 3.8       3.18 27.1
1965-1966 65 30.4 .401   .739     9.6 3.4       2.42 16.6
1966-1967 70 38.7 .429   .813     12.8 3.1       3.01 26.6
1967-1968 77 39.3 .443   .786     12.2 4.6       3.01 26.0
1968-1969 76 40.3 .447   .743     10.6 5.4       2.68 24.8
1969-1970 54 41.0 .486   .773     10.4 5.4       2.44 24.0
1970-1971 2 28.5 .421   .667     5.5 1.0       3.00 10.0
1971-1972 9 26.6 .433   .815     6.3 2.0       2.22 11.8
Averages     40.0 .431   .780     13.5 4.3       3.07 27.4

REGULAR SEASON TOTALS   /   Stat Abbreviations
Season G MIN FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1958-1959 70 2,855 605 1,482     532 685     1,050 287       270 1,742
1959-1960 70 2,873 755 1,781     564 770     1,150 243       234 2,074
1960-1961 73 3,133 931 2,166     676 863     1,447 371       279 2,538
1961-1962 48 2,129 680 1,588     476 631     892 222       155 1,836
1962-1963 80 3,370 1,029 2,273     661 790     1,146 386       226 2,719
1963-1964 78 3,164 756 1,778     471 586     936 347       235 1,983
1964-1965 74 3,056 763 1,903     483 610     950 280       235 2,009
1965-1966 65 1,975 415 1,034     249 337     621 224       157 1,079
1966-1967 70 2,706 711 1,658     440 541     898 215       211 1,862
1967-1968 77 3,029 757 1,709     488 621     941 355       232 2,002
1968-1969 76 3,064 730 1,632     421 567     805 408       204 1,881
1969-1970 54 2,213 511 1,051     276 357     559 292       132 1,298
1970-1971 2 57 8 19     4 6     11 2       6 20
1971-1972 9 239 42 97     22 27     57 18       20 106
Totals 846 33,863 8,693 20,171     5,763 7,391     11,463 3,650       2,596 23,149
REGULAR SEASON GAME HIGHS   /   Stat Abbreviations
** Game Highs Are Being Updated — All Players Not Completed **
Season MIN FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1958-1959   22       16 21               6 55
1959-1960   25       18 23               6 64
1960-1961   28       18 21     30         6 71
PLAYOFF AVERAGES
Season G GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% ORB DRB TRB APG SPG BPG TOV PF PPG
1958-1959 13 42.8 .403   .770     12.0 3.3       4.00 25.5
1959-1960 9 45.3 .474   .840     14.2 3.4       4.22 33.4
1960-1961 12 45.0 .483   .824     15.3 4.6       3.67 38.1
1961-1962 13 43.9 .438   .774     17.7 3.6       3.46 38.6
1962-1963 13 43.2 .442   .825     13.6 4.5       3.69 32.6
1963-1964 5 44.2 .378   .775     11.6 5.6       3.40 24.2
1964-1965 1 5.0 .000   .000     .0 1.0       .00 .0
1965-1966 14 41.9 .442   .810     14.1 3.7       2.71 26.8
1966-1967 3 40.3 .368   .750     13.0 3.0       2.00 23.7
1967-1968 15 42.2 .468   .679     14.5 4.0       2.73 28.5
1968-1969 18 35.6 .385   .630     9.2 4.1       3.11 15.4
1969-1970 18 37.1 .466   .741     9.6 4.6       2.78 18.7
Averages     41.1 .440   .769     12.9 4.0       3.25 27.0

PLAYOFF TOTALS
Season G MIN FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1958-1959 13 556 122 303     87 113     156 43       52 331
1959-1960 9 408 111 234     79 94     128 31       38 301
1960-1961 12 540 170 352     117 142     183 55       44 457
1961-1962 13 571 186 425     130 168     230 47       45 502
1962-1963 13 562 160 362     104 126     177 58       48 424
1963-1964 5 221 45 119     31 40     58 28       17 121
1964-1965 1 5 0 2     0 0     0 1       0 0
1965-1966 14 586 145 328     85 105     197 52       38 375
1966-1967 3 121 28 76     15 20     39 9       6 71
1967-1968 15 633 176 376     76 112     218 60       41 428
1968-1969 18 640 107 278     63 100     166 74       56 277
1969-1970 18 667 138 296     60 81     173 83       50 336
Totals 134 5,510 1,388 3,151     847 1,101     1,725 541       435 3,623
ALL-STAR GAMES   /   Stat Abbreviations
Season G GS MIN FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1958-1959 1 1 32 10 20 4 5 11 1 3 24
1959-1960 1 1 28 10 18 5 7 13 3 4 25
1960-1961 1 1 27 3 11 9 10 10 4 5 15
1961-1962 1 1 37 10 23 12 14 9 4 2 32
1962-1963 1 1 36 4 15 9 13 14 7 0 17
1963-1964 1 1 29 5 15 5 11 8 5 1 15
1964-1965 1 1 27 5 13 8 8 7 0 4 18
1966-1967 1 1 20 8 14 4 4 5 5 2 20
1967-1968 1 1 27 8 13 6 7 6 1 5 22
1968-1969 1 1 32 5 13 11 12 9 5 2 21
1969-1970 1 1 26 2 9 5 7 7 3 3 9
Totals 11 11 321 70 164 78 98 99 38 31 218
Averages       .427   .796                 19.8
GAME APPEARANCES
Elgin played in 846 out of a possible 1,117 regular season games. (75.7%)
Elgin played in 134 out of a possible 144 playoff games. (93.1%)
Elgin’s Honors And Awards (As A Laker)
Hall of Fame (1977)
Uniform Number Retired (#22 on November 9, 1983)
NBA Rookie of the Year (1959)
1st Team All-NBA (1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969)
NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player (1959)
NBA All-Star (1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970)
Other Lakers To Wear Elgin’s Number
#22 Donnie Forman, Slater Martin, Ron Feiereisel, George Brown, McCoy Ingram

Numbers in
red indicate league leader.

If a player was selected to an All-Star Game, but didn’t play, a blank row will show under that season.

All honors listed are only from player’s career with the Lakers.

Total Rebounds were not officially tracked until 1950-1951 season.
Minutes were not officially tracked until 1951-1952 season.
Offensive and Defensive Rebounds, Steals, and Blocks were not officially tracked until 1973-1974 season.
Turnovers were not officially tracked until 1977-1978 season.
3-Point Field Goals instituted for 1979-1980 season.

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