Originally from Pambula on the Sapphire Coast of New South Wales, Baker was a former member of the GWS Giants Canberra Academy where he was a Captain, and represented the NSW/ACT Rams in the 2012 National Under 18 Championships.
Baker then made his NEAFL debut with Belconnen, managing 15 games from 2012-14 in a three year period. Baker would remain with Belconnen following the withdrawal of their NEAFL licence at the end of 2014, playing in the AFL Canberra competition for 2015.
Baker would return to the NEAFL with the Canberra Demons for 2016, where he has managed 30 games. He returned late in the 2018 season following a serious knee injury suffered in 2017.