Also plays for:
Chelmsford City, Braintree Town, Eastleigh, Welling United, Billericay Town, AFC Sudbury
Baker signed for the Hawks in June 2017 from AFC Sudbury, where he had played 302 games for the Suffolk club, scoring 97 goals in the process.
Originally a forward target man, Baker made the successful switch to centre back during the 2014-15 campaign. He was awarded the Sudbury Supporters' Player of the Year on three occasions, in 2014, 2015 and 2017.
Baker's previous clubs include Chelmsford City, Braintree Town, Eastleigh and Welling United.
In February 2018 James Baker left the Hawks to sign for Heybridge Swifts.