Hometown | Brooklyn, N.Y.
Height | 5-10
Weight | 140 pounds (1982)
Series | Happy Days (1977-84), Joanie Loves Chachi (1982-83)
Scouting report | He was a wiry natural jock — a pitcher with a “good curve” and a quarterback creamed by oncoming linemen “who shaved in second grade” (People, Oct. 11, 1982)
Battles | Six
Signature events | Obstacle course, winning the event three times. He also had eight dunks in the baseball dunk.
Greatest Battle | Battle XIV, May 1983. The only competitor to win the obstacle course and quarterback the winning football team in the same Battle. Also won the running relay and dunked Meredith Baxter-Birney twice in the baseball dunk.
Epilogue | Baio starred in Charles in Charge (1984-90) and played a doctor in Diagnosis Murder (1993-95). He also dated fellow Battle competitors Kristy McNichol, Melissa Gilbert and Heather Locklear, Baywatch babes Pamela Anderson, Nicole Eggert and Erika Eleniak and many more.