Al Baker (April 4, 1874 - 1951) was a professional magician born in Poughkeepsie, New York.
By the time he was 21 was working in vaudeville as magician and ventriloquist.
Al was an inventor of many tricks that he marketed including his Dictionary Test and his version of the Rice bowls.
Al Baker opened a magic shop with Martin Sunshine in Times Square.
Al regularly contributed to The Sphinx and other magic magazines.
Al Bakers' Book One Al Baker's Book Two Magical Ways and Means Pet Secrets Mental Magic
M-U-M magazine, September 1982.