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
View Elgin’s NBA.com Profile

 

REGULAR SEASON AVERAGES   /   Stat Abbreviations
Season G MPG FG% FT% 3PT% ORB DRB TRB APG SPG BPG TO PF PPG
1958-1959 70 40.8 .408 .777 .000 .00 .00 15.00 4.1 .00 .00 .00 3.86 24.9
1959-1960 70 41.0 .424 .732 .000 .00 .00 16.40 3.5 .00 .00 .00 3.34 29.6
1960-1961 73 42.9 .430 .783 .000 .00 .00 19.80 5.1 .00 .00 .00 3.82 34.8
1961-1962 48 44.4 .428 .754 .000 .00 .00 18.60 4.6 .00 .00 .00 3.23 38.3
1962-1963 80 42.1 .453 .837 .000 .00 .00 14.30 4.8 .00 .00 .00 2.83 34.0
1963-1964 78 40.6 .425 .804 .000 .00 .00 12.00 4.4 .00 .00 .00 3.01 25.4
1964-1965 74 41.3 .401 .792 .000 .00 .00 12.80 3.8 .00 .00 .00 3.18 27.1
1965-1966 65 30.4 .401 .739 .000 .00 .00 9.60 3.4 .00 .00 .00 2.42 16.6
1966-1967 70 38.7 .429 .813 .000 .00 .00 12.80 3.1 .00 .00 .00 3.01 26.6
1967-1968 77 39.3 .443 .786 .000 .00 .00 12.20 4.6 .00 .00 .00 3.01 26.0
1968-1969 76 40.3 .447 .743 .000 .00 .00 10.60 5.4 .00 .00 .00 2.68 24.8
1969-1970 54 41.0 .486 .773 .000 .00 .00 10.40 5.4 .00 .00 .00 2.44 24.0
1970-1971 2 28.5 .421 .667 .000 .00 .00 5.50 1.0 .00 .00 .00 3.00 10.0
1971-1972 9 26.6 .433 .815 .000 .00 .00 6.30 2.0 .00 .00 .00 2.22 11.8
Averages 60 40.0 .431 .780 .000 .00 .00 13.50 4.3 .00 .00 .00 3.07 27.4
REGULAR SEASON TOTALS   /   Stat Abbreviations
Season G MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
1958-1959 70 2,855 605 1,482 532 685 0 0 0 0 1,050 287 0 0 0 270 1,742
1959-1960 70 2,873 755 1,781 564 770 0 0 0 0 1,150 243 0 0 0 234 2,074
1960-1961 73 3,133 931 2,166 676 863 0 0 0 0 1,447 371 0 0 0 279 2,538
1961-1962 48 2,129 680 1,588 476 631 0 0 0 0 892 222 0 0 0 155 1,836
1962-1963 80 3,370 1,029 2,273 661 790 0 0 0 0 1,146 386 0 0 0 226 2,719
1963-1964 78 3,164 756 1,778 471 586 0 0 0 0 936 347 0 0 0 235 1,983
1964-1965 74 3,056 763 1,903 483 610 0 0 0 0 950 280 0 0 0 235 2,009
1965-1966 65 1,975 415 1,034 249 337 0 0 0 0 621 224 0 0 0 157 1,079
1966-1967 70 2,706 711 1,658 440 541 0 0 0 0 898 215 0 0 0 211 1,862
1967-1968 77 3,029 757 1,709 488 621 0 0 0 0 941 355 0 0 0 232 2,002
1968-1969 76 3,064 730 1,632 421 567 0 0 0 0 805 408 0 0 0 204 1,881
1969-1970 54 2,213 511 1,051 276 357 0 0 0 0 559 292 0 0 0 132 1,298
1970-1971 2 57 8 19 4 6 0 0 0 0 11 2 0 0 0 6 20
1971-1972 9 239 42 97 22 27 0 0 0 0 57 18 0 0 0 20 106
Totals 846 33,863 8,693 20,171 5,763 7,391 0 0 0 0 11,463 3,650 0 0 0 2,596 23,149
PLAYOFF AVERAGES
Season G MPG FG% FT% 3PT% ORB DRB TRB APG SPG BPG TO PF PPG
1958-1959 13 42.8 .403 .770 .000 .00 .00 12.00 3.3 .00 .00 .00 4.00 25.5
1959-1960 9 45.3 .474 .840 .000 .00 .00 14.20 3.4 .00 .00 .00 4.22 33.4
1960-1961 12 45.0 .483 .824 .000 .00 .00 15.30 4.6 .00 .00 .00 3.67 38.1
1961-1962 13 43.9 .438 .774 .000 .00 .00 17.70 3.6 .00 .00 .00 3.46 38.6
1962-1963 13 43.2 .442 .825 .000 .00 .00 13.60 4.5 .00 .00 .00 3.69 32.6
1963-1964 5 44.2 .378 .775 .000 .00 .00 11.60 5.6 .00 .00 .00 3.40 24.2
1964-1965 1 5.0 .000 .000 .000 .00 .00 .00 1.0 .00 .00 .00 .00 .0
1965-1966 14 41.9 .442 .810 .000 .00 .00 14.10 3.7 .00 .00 .00 2.71 26.8
1966-1967 3 40.3 .368 .750 .000 .00 .00 13.00 3.0 .00 .00 .00 2.00 23.7
1967-1968 15 42.2 .468 .679 .000 .00 .00 14.50 4.0 .00 .00 .00 2.73 28.5
1968-1969 18 35.6 .385 .630 .000 .00 .00 9.20 4.1 .00 .00 .00 3.11 15.4
1969-1970 18 37.1 .466 .741 .000 .00 .00 9.60 4.6 .00 .00 .00 2.78 18.7
Averages 11 41.1 .440 .769 .000 .00 .00 12.90 4.0 .00 .00 .00 3.25 27.0
PLAYOFF TOTALS
Season G MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
1958-1959 13 556 122 303 87 113 0 0 0 0 156 43 0 0 0 52 331
1959-1960 9 408 111 234 79 94 0 0 0 0 128 31 0 0 0 38 301
1960-1961 12 540 170 352 117 142 0 0 0 0 183 55 0 0 0 44 457
1961-1962 13 571 186 425 130 168 0 0 0 0 230 47 0 0 0 45 502
1962-1963 13 562 160 362 104 126 0 0 0 0 177 58 0 0 0 48 424
1963-1964 5 221 45 119 31 40 0 0 0 0 58 28 0 0 0 17 121
1964-1965 1 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
1965-1966 14 586 145 328 85 105 0 0 0 0 197 52 0 0 0 38 375
1966-1967 3 121 28 76 15 20 0 0 0 0 39 9 0 0 0 6 71
1967-1968 15 633 176 376 76 112 0 0 0 0 218 60 0 0 0 41 428
1968-1969 18 640 107 278 63 100 0 0 0 0 166 74 0 0 0 56 277
1969-1970 18 667 138 296 60 81 0 0 0 0 173 83 0 0 0 50 336
Totals 134 5,510 1,388 3,151 847 1,101 0 0 0 0 1,725 541 0 0 0 435 3,623
ALL-STAR GAMES   /   Stat Abbreviations
Season G GS MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TO 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)
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, Don E. Smith, Ron Feiereisel, 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.

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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