Baseball Players in History (Part 3)

Events in Sport

Events 201 - 300 of 470

  • 1963-09-01 St Louis Cards pitcher Curt Simmons steals home plate

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1963-11-26 Cincinnati 2nd baseman Pete Rose wins NL Rookie of Year

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
  • 1963-12-02 ML Rules Committee bans oversized catcher's mitts, effective in 1965
  • 1964-04-23 Houston Colt 45s Ken Johnson becomes 1st major league pitcher to lose a 9 inning no-hitter, Reds win 1-0
  • 1964-11-24 Cards' 3rd baseman Ken Boyer is voted NL MVP
  • 1965-06-15 Denny McLain in relief strikesout 1st 7 batters faced & record 14 in 6 2/3 innings, Bill Freehan ties catcher record of 19 putouts
  • 1965-07-20 NY Yankee pitcher Mel Stottlemyre hits an inside-the-park grand slam
  • 1965-07-30 Milwaukee manager Bobby Bragan says his pitchers threw 75 to 80 spitballs in a 9-2 loss to the Giants
  • 1965-08-22 San Francisco Giants pitcher Juan Marachal hits LA Dodger catcher John Roseboro on the head with his bat causing a 14 minute brawl
  • 1965-09-29 Phillies catcher Pat Corrales sets record by reaching base twice on catcher's interference in one game & 6 times in one season

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1965-10-03 Whitey Ford notches #232 to become Yankees winningest pitcher

MLB Pitcher Whitey Ford
MLB Pitcher
Whitey Ford
  • 1965-11-26 Dodgers 2nd baseman Jim Lefebvre is voted NL Rookie of Year
  • 1966-07-03 Brave pitcher Tony Cloninger, is 1st NL to hit 2 grand slams in a game
  • 1966-08-27 Oakland Pitcher Paul Lindblad begins a 385 cons errorless streak
  • 1966-09-17 Cleve pitchers set AL record striking out 19 batters in 1st 9 innings

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1966-11-16 Pirates outfielder Roberto Clemente is named NL MVP

Baseball Player Roberto Clemente
Baseball Player
Roberto Clemente
  • 1966-11-23 Chicago outfielder Tommie Agee is voted AL Rookie of Year
  • 1967-02-18 Softball pitcher Eddie Feigner strikes out 6 straight major leaguers
  • 1967-04-30 NY Met pitcher Tom Seaver wins hist 1st game
  • 1967-07-22 Atlanta Braves use a record 5 pitchers in 9th inning
  • 1967-08-28 Boston signs 1st free-agent outfielder Ken Harrelson for $75,000 bonus
  • 1967-09-22 Phillies release pitcher Dallas Green, their future manager
  • 1967-11-20 Mets pitcher Tom Seaver (16-12) is named NL Rookie of Year
  • 1968-04-30 3 Oriole pitchers walk 14 NY Yankees in a 9 inning game
  • 1968-05-21 Cubs Billy Williams sets outfielder record of 695 straight game
  • 1968-09-27 Cardinals' super pitcher Bob Gibson's 13th shutout of year
  • 1968-11-05 1st AL pitcher to win MVP, Denny McLain (wins unanimously)
  • 1968-11-19 Yankees pitcher Stan Bahnsen wins AL Rookie of Year
  • 1968-11-21 Cin trades shortstop Leo Cardenas to Twins for pitcher Jim Merritt
  • 1968-12-03 Pitcher's mound drops from 15" to 10" & strike zone reduced from knees to shoulders to top of knees to armpits, to help hitters
  • 1969-04-01 Seattle Pilots trade minor league outfielder Lou Piniella to Royals
  • 1969-06-15 Mets help their power needs by adding 1st baseman Donn Clendenon

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1969-06-29 On Billy Williams Day in Chicago, the Cubs outfielder passes Stan Musial's NL record for consecutive games played (896)

MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial
  • 1969-09-29 Red Sox Rico Petrocelli hits shortstop record 40th HR of season
  • 1969-11-25 KC outfielder Lou Piniella is voted AL Rookie of Year
  • 1970-01-17 357 baseball players are available in the free-agent draft
  • 1970-04-22 NY Met Jerry Grote sets record of 20 put outs by a catcher
  • 1970-07-06 Baseball player NY Met Tommie Agee hits for the cycle

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1970-07-18 Willie Mays becomes 10th baseball player to get 3,000 hits

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays
  • 1970-09-27 Ken Boswell sets 2nd baseman record of 85 games without an error
  • 1970-11-25 Yankees catcher Thurman Munson wins AL Rookie of Year
  • 1971-05-11 Cleveland's pitcher Steve Dunning hits a grand slam off Oakland Athletics pitcher Diego Seguí
  • 1971-06-05 103rd Belmont: Walter Blum aboard Pass Catcher wins in 2:30.6
  • 1971-09-05 Astros pitcher J R Richard debut, strikes out 15 Giants in a 5-3 win
  • 1971-11-24 Braves catcher-infielder Earl Williams, wins NL Rookie of Year

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1972-02-29 Hank Aaron becomes 1st baseball player to sign for $200,000 a year

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron
  • 1972-04-01 Major league baseball players stages 1st collective strike
  • 1972-04-13 1st baseball players' strike ends after 13 days
  • 1972-05-11 Giants trade Willie Mays to Mets for pitcher Charlie Williams & cash
  • 1972-07-14 Plate ump & catcher in a game are brothers. Bill Haller is ump & Tom Haller is Tigers catcher, KC Royals win 1-0
  • 1972-07-21 Dodgers release & end career of pitcher Hoyt Wilhelm
  • 1972-08-05 Detroit shortstop Ed Brinkman errors ends record streak of 72 games & 331 total chances without a miscue
  • 1972-10-03 Balt Roric Harrison is last AL pitcher to homer until interleague play 25 years later
  • 1972-10-08 In Game 2 of ALCS, Oakland A's Bert Campaneris fires his bat at Det pitcher
  • 1973-03-05 Yankee pitchers Peterson & Kekich announce they swapped wives
  • 1973-05-17 Angels outfielder Bobby Valentine breaks his leg trying to scale wall to prevent a Dick Green home run during a 5-4 loss to the A's
  • 1973-06-07 Rangers draft Texas high school pitcher David Clyde #1
  • 1973-06-20 Chicago's Cy Acosta is 1st AL pitcher to bat since DH rule (strikeout)
  • 1973-10-25 SF Giants trade Willie McCovey to SD Padres for pitcher Mike Caldwell
  • 1973-12-05 Chicago Cubs Ron Santo becomes 1st baseball player to invoke 10-5 rule and veto his trade (with the California Angels)
  • 1973-12-05 Dodgers trade Willie Davis to Expos for relief pitcher Mike Marshall
  • 1973-12-07 Orioles sell pitcher Eddie Watt to the Phillies
  • 1973-12-07 Phillies sell infielder-outfielder Cesar Tovar to the Texas Rangers
  • 1974-02-11 1st baseball arbitration Twins pitcher Dick Woodson seeking $29,000 wins, Twins offered $23,000
  • 1974-05-06 A's pitcher Paul Lindblad makes an errant throw in 1st inning of 6-3 loss to Balt ends his record streak of 385 consecutive errorless games
  • 1974-06-07 Padres draft Brown University shortstop Bill Almon #1
  • 1974-07-08 Yank shortstop Jim Mason ties record with 4 doubles in 9 inn game
  • 1974-07-17 Bob Gibson becomes 2nd pitcher to strike-out 3,000 (Cesar Geronimo)
  • 1974-08-20 Brooklyn pitcher Dan Bankhead is 1st black to homer in his 1st at bat
  • 1974-11-06 Dodger Mike Marshall is 1st relief pitcher to win Cy Young Award
  • 1974-11-27 Cardinals outfielder Bake McBride wins NL Rookie of Year
  • 1975-07-19 NY Yankee catcher Thurman Munson's 1st-inning single & RBI are nullified because tar on his bat handle exceeds 18" limit
  • 1975-10-30 Giants pitcher John "the Count of" Montefusco wins NL Rookie of Year
  • 1975-11-19 Reds 2nd baseman Joe Morgan is named NL MVP
  • 1976-06-22 SD Padre pitcher Randy Jones ties record of 68 innings without a walk
  • 1976-06-25 Ranger Toby Harrah is only shortstop not to handle a fielding chance in doubleheader
  • 1976-06-26 WS shortstop Toby Harrah plays DH without touching a batted ball
  • 1977-01-11 Cubs trade outfielder Rick Monday to Dodgers for Bill Buckner
  • 1977-02-19 A's sell pitcher Paul Lindblad to the Rangers for $400,000
  • 1977-07-04 Cubs use fielder Larry Bittner as a pitcher
  • 1977-08-18 Dodgers pitcher Don Sutton throws his NL record tying 5th one-hitter
  • 1977-10-12 "Throwaway Game" Catfish Hunter loses WS 6-1 resting Yank pitchers

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1977-11-21 Orioles 1st baseman Eddie Murray wins AL Rookie of Year

MLB First Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB First Baseman
Eddie Murray
  • 1978-01-25 Padres trade pitcher Dave Tomlin & $125,000 to Rangers for Gaylord Perry (He wins 1978 Cy Young Award)
  • 1978-07-02 Pitcher Ron Guidry sets Yankee record of 13-0 start
  • 1978-07-23 Phillies Steve Carlton becomes 78th pitcher to win 200
  • 1978-09-04 NY Yankee pitcher Ron Guidry wins his 20th (on way to 25-3 season)
  • 1978-11-15 Pirates outfielder Dave Parker wins NL MVP
  • 1978-12-05 Free agent Pete Rose signs 4-year, $32 million contract with Phillies becoming highest paid baseball player
  • 1980-04-01 Baseball Players' Association votes to cancel 92 remaining exhibition games
  • 1980-05-03 Giants 1st baseman Willie McCovey hits his 521st & final HR
  • 1980-05-04 White Sox 1st baseman Mike Squires catches final inning of 11-1 loss to Brewers, becoming 1st lefty to catch since Dale Long in 1958

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1980-07-15 Johnny Bench hits his 314th HR as a catcher which breaks Yogi Berra's record

MLB Catcher Johnny Bench
MLB Catcher
Johnny Bench
MLB Catcher and Manager Yogi Berra
MLB Catcher and Manager
Yogi Berra
  • 1980-07-30 Houston Astro pitcher J R Richard suffers a stroke
  • 1980-07-31 Rangers snap Orioles pitcher Steve Stone's 14-game winning streak
  • 1980-08-25 Rangers pitcher Ferguson Jenkins arrested for possession of drugs
  • 1980-12-22 Cardinals release outfielder Bobby Bonds
  • 1981-02-12 Arbitrator Goetz declares Red Sox catcher Carlton Fisk a free agent
  • 1981-02-25 Exec Board of Baseball Players' Association votes unanimously to strike on May 29 if the issue of free-agent compensation remains unresolved
  • 1981-06-12 Baseball players begin a 50 day strike, their 3rd strike

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 2,226

  • 1911-12-21 Josh Gibson, pro baseball player, "Negro Babe Ruth" (hit 800+ HRs)
  • 1912-01-11 Thomas "Schoolboy" Rowe, Waco Texas, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
  • 1912-05-21 Monty Stratton, baseball player (d. 1982)
  • 1912-05-27 Terry Moore, American baseball player (d. 1995)
  • 1912-06-19 Don Gutteridge, American baseball player
  • 1912-07-16 Milt Bocek, American baseball player (d. 2007)
  • 1912-09-06 Vincent DiMaggio, baseball player (Giants, Phils, Reds, Braves)
  • 1913-01-07 Johnny Mize, American baseball player (d. 1993)
  • 1913-03-02 Mort Cooper, baseball player (NL MVP 1942)
  • 1913-08-11 Bob Scheffing, American professional baseball player and manager (d. 1985)
  • 1913-08-14 Paul Dean, American baseball player (d. 1981)
  • 1913-08-17 Rudy York, American baseball player (d. 1970)
  • 1914-01-04 Herman Franks, American baseball player
  • 1914-02-08 Bert Haas, baseball player
  • 1914-02-15 Arthur Sydney Martin, spy catcher
  • 1914-06-28 Charles Urbanus, Dutch baseball player
  • 1914-07-19 Marius Russo, American baseball player (New York Yankees), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1914-07-26 Ellis Kinder, American baseball player (d. 1968)
  • 1914-10-10 Tommy Fine, American baseball player (d. 2005)
  • 1914-11-02 Johnny Vander Meer, baseball player (d. 1997)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1914-11-25 "Joltin" Joe DiMaggio [Yankee Clipper], MLB center fielder who had a 56 game hitting streak, born in Martinez, California (d. 1999)

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio
  • 1915-01-08 Walker Cooper, American baseball player (d. 1991)
  • 1915-03-06 Pete Gray [Wyshner], MLB one-armed outfielder (St Louis Browns), born in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania (d. 2002)
  • 1915-08-18 Max Lanier, baseball player
  • 1915-11-18 Ken Burkhart, American baseball player and umpire (d. 2004)
  • 1916-02-09 Tex Hughson, American baseball player (d. 1993)
  • 1916-04-04 Mickey Owen, American baseball player (d. 2005)
  • 1916-04-27 Enos Slaughter, American baseball player (d. 2002)
  • 1916-06-05 Eddie Joost, baseball player
  • 1916-07-18 Johnny Hopp, baseball player (d. 2003)
  • 1916-07-19 Phillip Cavaretta, baseball player (NL MVP 1945)
  • 1916-10-30 Leon Day, American baseball player (d. 1995)
  • 1916-11-26 Bob Elliott, MLB player (Pittsburgh Pirates, Boston Braves), born in San Francisco (d. 1966)
  • 1917-03-02 Jim Konstanty, baseball player (NL MVP 1950)
  • 1917-03-04 Clyde McCullough, American baseball player (d. 1982)
  • 1917-04-12 M Marie Wadlow, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1957), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1979)
  • 1917-04-18 Ty LaForest, Canadian baseball player (d. 1947)
  • 1917-04-26 Sal "The Barber" Maglie, pitcher (NY Giants, 8th best won-lost pct)
  • 1917-07-10 Hugh Alexander, American baseball player (d. 2000)
  • 1917-07-17 Lou Bourdeau, baseball player/manager (1948 AP Athlete of Year)
  • 1917-08-13 Sid Gordon, American baseball player (d. 1975)
  • 1917-08-27 Peanuts Lowrey, American baseball player (d. 1986)
  • 1917-09-03 Eddie "Brat" Stanky, Phil Rizzuto's nemisis/2nd baseman (Dodgers)
  • 1917-09-25 Johnny Sain, American baseball player (d. 2006)
  • 1917-10-30 Bobby Bragan, American baseball player
  • 1917-12-01 Marty Marion, baseball player (NL MVP 1944)
  • 1918-02-12 Dominic DiMaggio, baseball outfielder (Boston Red Sox)
  • 1918-02-26 Edwin Charles "Preacher" Roe, baseball pitcher (Bkln Dodgers)
  • 1918-03-18 Al Benton, American baseball player (d. 1968)
  • 1918-04-07 Bobby Doerr, American baseball player
  • 1918-04-22 Mickey Vernon, baseball player
  • 1918-06-21 Eddie Lopat, American baseball player (d. 1992)
  • 1918-07-23 Pee Wee [Harold] Reese, American baseball player (Dodgers), born in Ekron, Kentucky (d. 1999)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1918-08-30 Ted Williams, American baseball player and last player in MLB to bat over .400 in a single season (Red Sox, AL MVP '46, '49; Trip Crown '42, '47), born in San Diego, California (d. 2002)

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams
  • 1918-08-30 Billy Johnson, American baseball player (d. 2006)
  • 1918-09-25 Phil Rizzuto, American sportscaster/shortstop (NY Yankees-MVP 1950), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1918-10-22 Lou Klein, American baseball player (d. 1976)
  • 1918-10-30 Robert Feller, Van Meter Iowa, MLB pitcher (Cleveland Indians, led AL in strikeouts 7 times)
  • 1918-11-03 Bob Feller, Van Meter, Iowa, American baseball pitcher (Cleveland Indian, 3 no-hitters)
  • 1918-12-22 William Kennedy, baseball player

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1919-01-31 Jackie Robinson, 1st African American major league baseball player (Dodgers), born in Cairo, Georgia (d. 1972)

Baseball Player Jackie Robinson
Baseball Player
Jackie Robinson
  • 1919-02-02 Allie Reynolds, NY Yankee pitcher (1952 AL ERA leader (2.07))
  • 1919-03-17 Hank Sauer, baseball player (NL MVP 1952)
  • 1919-03-28 Vic Raschi, American baseball player (d. 1988)
  • 1919-09-27 Johnny Pesky, American baseball player, (d. 2012)
  • 1919-12-31 Tommy Byrne, American baseball player
  • 1920-01-06 Early Wynn, Hartford Ala, baseball Hall of famer (pitcher)
  • 1920-01-10 Max Patkin, American baseball player (d. 1999)
  • 1920-01-15 Steve Gromek, American baseball player (d. 2002)
  • 1920-02-08 Buddy Blattner, baseball player
  • 1920-02-26 Danny Gardella, American baseball player (d. 2005)
  • 1920-03-23 Tetsuharu Kawakami, Japanese baseball player and coach
  • 1920-08-18 Bob Kennedy, baseball player
  • 1920-09-22 Bob Lemon, San Bernardino, California, American MLB pitcher (Cleveland Indians)/manager (NY Yankees, 1978)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1920-11-21 Stan Musial, MLB outfielder (St Louis Cardinal, 7 times NL bat champ), born in Donora, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)

MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial
  • 1921-02-08 Hoot Evers, baseball player
  • 1921-02-25 Andy Pafko, Boyceville, Wisconsin, MLB player (Chicago Cubs), (d. 2013)
  • 1921-03-05 Elmer Valo, American baseball player (d. 1998)
  • 1921-04-11 Jim Hearn, American baseball player (d. 1998)
  • 1921-04-23 Warren Spahn, left-handed pitcher (Boston/Milwaukee Braves)
  • 1921-05-20 Hal Newhouser, American baseball player (d. 1998)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1921-07-17 Toni Stone [Marcenia Lyle Alberga], American baseball player (first woman to play in a men's league), born in St. Paul, Minnesota (d. 1996)

Baseball Player Toni Stone
Baseball Player
Toni Stone
  • 1921-10-16 Matt Batts, MLB catcher (Red Sox), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2013)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1921-11-19 Roy Campanella, Brooklyn Dodger catcher (NL MVP 1951/53/55), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

MLB Catcher Roy Campanella
MLB Catcher
Roy Campanella
  • 1921-11-24 Joe "Ducky" Medwick, baseball player
  • 1922-01-07 Alvin Dark, American baseball player & manager, born in Comanche, Oklahoma, (d. 2014)
  • 1922-06-04 John McNamara, baseball player
  • 1922-06-13 Mel Parnell [Melvin], Major League Baseball pitcher (Boston Red Socks, 1947-56), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2012)
  • 1922-07-03 Art Fowler, baseball player
  • 1922-08-23 George Kell, baseball player
  • 1922-09-01 Joe Astroth, East Alton, Illinois, MLB player (Philadelphia/Kansas City Athletics), (d. 2013)
  • 1922-10-06 Joe Frazier, American baseball player
  • 1922-10-07 Grady Hatton, American baseball player, (d. 2013)
  • 1922-11-29 Minnie Miñoso, Cuban baseball player
  • 1923-02-02 Al "Red" Schoendienst, baseball manager/2nd baseman (St Louis Cards)
  • 1923-04-17 Solly Hemus, American baseball player
  • 1923-07-23 Luis Aloma, Cuban baseball player (d. 1997)
  • 1923-07-26 [James] Hoyt Wilhelm, knuckleball pitcher (Orioles)
  • 1923-11-17 Mike Garcia, American baseball player (d. 1986)
  • 1924-02-08 Joe Black, baseball player

Weddings in Sport


Divorces in Sport


Deaths in Sport

Deaths 201 - 300 of 409

  • 1995-04-28 Peaches Roy Davis, baseball pitcher, dies at 89
  • 1995-07-17 Herbert Hippauf, baseball player, dies at 56
  • 1995-07-27 Rick Ferrell, Hall of Fame catcher, dies at 89
  • 1995-08-04 Dick Bartell, baseball player, dies at 87
  • 1995-08-20 Von McDaniel, baseball player, dies at 56
  • 1995-08-20 William Kennedy, baseball player, dies at 76
  • 1995-10-10 Edward Gill, baseball player, dies at 100
  • 1995-11-02 Sal Gliatto, baseball player, dies at 93
  • 1996-01-10 Arthur Sydney Martin, spycatcher, dies at 81
  • 1997-04-07 Luis Aloma, Cuban baseball player (b. 1923)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1997-09-09 Richie Ashburn, Hall of Fame baseball infielder (Philadelphia Phillies, NY Mets) and sportscaster, dies of a heart attack at 70

Baseball Player Richie Ashburn
Baseball Player
Richie Ashburn
  • 1997-11-02 Roy McMillan, baseball player (Reds), dies of heart failure at 68
  • 1997-11-16 Russ "Mad Monk" Meyer, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies), dies at 74
  • 1997-11-20 Dick Littlefield, baseball player (b. 1926)
  • 1997-12-03 Steve Hamilton, pitcher (NY Yankees), dies of cancer at 63
  • 1998-03-06 Frank Barrett, American baseball player (b. 1913)
  • 1998-06-10 Jim Hearn, American baseball player (b. 1921)
  • 1998-07-19 Elmer Valo, baseball player (b. 1921)
  • 1998-09-30 Dan Quisenberry, American baseball player, dies at 45
  • 1998-10-06 Mark Belanger, American baseball player (b. 1944)
  • 1999-01-31 Norm Zauchin, American baseball player (b. 1929)
  • 1999-02-21 Wilmer David Mizell, baseball player (b. 1930)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1999-03-08 "Joltin" Joe DiMaggio [Yankee Clipper], MLB center fielder who had a 56 game hitting streak, dies of lung cancer at 84

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio
  • 1999-03-24 Birdie Tebbetts, American baseball player and manager (b. 1912)
  • 1999-04-04 Early Wynn, American baseball player (b. 1920)
  • 1999-05-03 Joe Adcock, American baseball player (b. 1927)
  • 1999-08-14 Pee Wee [Harold] Reese, American baseball player (Dodgers), dies at 81
  • 1999-09-09 Catfish Hunter, American baseball player (b. 1946)
  • 2000-01-11 Bob Lemon, American baseball player (Cleveland Indians), dies at 79
  • 2000-04-14 Frenchy Bordagaray, American baseball player (b. 1910)
  • 2000-06-05 Don Liddle, baseball player (b. 1925)
  • 2000-09-23 Aurelio Rodríguez, Mexican Major League Baseball player (b. 1947)
  • 2000-10-28 Andujar Cedeno, Dominican baseball player for the Houston Astros (b. 1969)
  • 2000-11-25 Hugh Alexander, American baseball player (b. 1917)
  • 2001-01-22 Tommie Agee, American baseball player (b. 1942)
  • 2001-01-28 Curt Blefary, American baseball player, dies at 57
  • 2001-02-16 Bob Buhl, baseball player (b. 1928)
  • 2001-02-18 Eddie Mathews, American hall of fame third baseman (Milwaukee Brave) who hit 512 home runs, dies at 69
  • 2001-03-20 Luis Alvarado, Puerto Rican baseball player (b. 1949)
  • 2001-04-01 Jo-Jo Moore, American baseball player (b. 1908)
  • 2001-04-09 Willie Stargell, American baseball player (b. 1940)
  • 2001-08-10 Lou Boudreau, American baseball player and manager (b. 1917)
  • 2001-11-23 Bo Belinsky, American baseball player (b. 1936)
  • 2002-01-15 Steve Gromek, American baseball player (b. 1920)
  • 2002-02-11 Frank Crosetti, baseball player (b. 1910)
  • 2002-06-22 Darryl Kile, American baseball player (b. 1968)
  • 2002-06-30 Pete Gray [Wyshner], MLB one-armed outfielder (St Louis Browns), dies at 87
  • 2002-08-12 Enos Slaughter, American baseball player (b. 1916)
  • 2002-08-16 John Roseboro, American baseball player and coach (b. 1933)
  • 2002-08-23 Hoyt Wilhelm, American baseball player (b. 1922)
  • 2002-12-01 Dave McNally, American baseball player (b. 1942)
  • 2003-05-06 Art Houtteman, baseball player (b. 1927)
  • 2003-06-01 Johnny Hopp, baseball player (b. 1916)
  • 2003-06-18 Larry Doby, American baseball player (b. 1923)
  • 2003-08-07 Mickey McDermott, baseball player (b. 1929)
  • 2003-08-23 Bobby Bonds, American baseball player and manager (b. 1946)
  • 2003-11-24 Warren Spahn, Major League Baseball player (b. 1921)
  • 2003-12-27 Iván Calderón, Puerto Rican baseball player (b. 1962)
  • 2004-01-03 Leon Wagner, American baseball player (b. 1934)
  • 2004-01-05 Tug McGraw, American baseball player, father of Tim McGraw (b. 1944)
  • 2004-01-17 Harry Brecheen, American baseball player (b. 1914)
  • 2004-02-22 Andy Seminick, American baseball player (b. 1920)
  • 2004-04-13 Lou Berberet, American baseball player (b. 1929)
  • 2004-05-03 Darrell Johnson, American baseball player (b. 1928)
  • 2004-06-08 Mack Jones, American baseball player (b. 1938)
  • 2004-08-27 Willie Crawford, American baseball player (b. 1946)
  • 2004-09-07 Bob Boyd, American baseball player (b. 1925)
  • 2004-10-03 John Cerutti, baseball player and announcer (b. 1960)
  • 2004-10-10 Ken Caminiti, American baseball player (b. 1963)
  • 2004-10-20 Chuck Hiller, American baseball player (b. 1934)
  • 2004-10-26 Bobby Avila, Major League Baseball player (b. 1924)
  • 2004-11-29 Harry Danning, American baseball player (b. 1911)
  • 2004-12-13 Andre Rodgers, Bahamian baseball player (b. 1934)
  • 2004-12-14 Rod Kanehl, American baseball player (b. 1934)
  • 2004-12-16 Ted Abernathy, American baseball player (b. 1933)
  • 2004-12-22 Doug Ault, American baseball player (b. 1950)
  • 2004-12-24 Johnny Oates, baseball player and manager (b. 1946)
  • 2004-12-29 Ken Burkhart, American baseball player (b. 1915)
  • 2005-01-22 César Gutiérrez, Venezuelan baseball player (b. 1943)
  • 2005-02-13 Nelson Briles, baseball player (b. 1943)
  • 2005-03-02 Rick Mahler, American baseball player (b. 1953)
  • 2005-03-06 Danny Gardella, American baseball player (b. 1920)
  • 2005-03-16 Dick Radatz, American baseball player (b. 1937)
  • 2005-03-26 Marius Russo, American baseball player (New York Yankees), dies at 90
  • 2005-04-07 Bob Kennedy, American baseball player and manager (b. 1920)
  • 2005-04-08 Eddie Miksis, American baseball player (b. 1926)
  • 2005-04-13 Don Blasingame, American baseball player (b. 1932)
  • 2005-04-23 Earl Wilson, American baseball player (b. 1934)
  • 2005-05-26 Chico Carrasquel, Venezuelan baseball player (b. 1928)
  • 2005-07-30 Ray Cunningham, American baseball player (b. 1905)
  • 2005-08-08 Gene Mauch, American baseball player (b. 1925)
  • 2005-10-30 Al Lopez, American baseball player and manager (b. 1908)
  • 2005-12-03 Herb Moford, American baseball player (b. 1928)
  • 2005-12-21 Elrod Hendricks, American baseball player and coach (b. 1940)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

2006-03-06 Kirby Puckett, American MLB player (Minnesota Twins), dies of a stroke at 45

MLB Center Fielder Kirby Puckett
MLB Center Fielder
Kirby Puckett
  • 2006-04-09 Billy Hitchcock, American baseball player, coach, and official (b. 1916)
  • 2006-04-13 Bill Baker, American baseball player (b. 1911)
  • 2006-06-20 Billy Johnson, American baseball player (b. 1918)
  • 2006-10-06 Buck O'Neil, American baseball player (b. 1911)
  • 2006-10-11 Cory Lidle, American baseball pitcher (b. 1972)