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Baseball Players in History (Part 18)

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Birthdays 1701 - 1,800 of 2,457

  • 1971-03-05 Chad Fonville, infielder (LA Dodgers), born in Jacksonville, North Carolina
  • 1971-03-05 Jose Mercedes, El Seybo Dom Rep, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • 1971-03-06 Roger Salkeld, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Burbank, California
  • 1971-03-10 Shad Williams, pitcher (California Angels), born in Fresno, California
  • 1971-03-12 Greg Hansell, pitcher (Minnesota Twins), born in Bellflower, California
  • 1971-03-12 Raul Mondesi, MLB outfielder (LA Dodgers), born in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic
  • 1971-03-17 Bill Mueller, American baseball player, born in Maryland Heights, Missouri
  • 1971-03-20 Manny Alexander, Dominican infielder (Baltimore Orioles), born in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
  • 1971-03-26 Jesús Taváres, Dominican MLB outfielder, 1993-98 (Florida Marlins, and 2 other teams), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • 1971-04-03 Quilvio Veras, Major League Baseball second baseman, born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • 1971-04-04 Felipe Lira, Venezuelan MLB baseball pitcher, 1995-2001 (Detroit Tigers, and 2 other teams), born in Santa Teresa, Venezuela
  • 1971-04-06 Lou Merloni, American baseball player
  • 1971-04-07 Mark Thompson, Russellville KY, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
  • 1971-04-14 Gregory Zaun, American baseball analyst & catcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in Glendale, California
  • 1971-04-25 Brad Clontz, American baseball pitcher (Atlanta Braves), born in Stuart, Virginia
  • 1971-04-29 Sterling Hitchcock, American baseball pitcher (NY Yanks, Sea Mariners), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • 1971-04-30 Ryan Hawblitzel, pitcher (Colorado Rockies), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • 1971-05-04 Joe Borowski, American baseball player, born in Bayonne, New Jersey
  • 1971-05-13 Michael Sirotka, pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1971-05-18 Rich Garces, Venezuelan MLB pitcher (Boston Red Sox), born in Maracay Venezuela
  • 1971-05-23 Marshall Boze, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in San Manual, Arizona
  • 1971-05-31 Troy Malave, Cumana Venezuela, outfielder (Boston Red Sox)
  • 1971-06-03 Aaron Ledesma, MLB baseball infielder, 1995-2000 (Tampa Bay Devil Rays, and 3 other teams), born in Union City, California
  • 1971-06-03 Carl Everett, outfielder (NY Mets), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1971-06-12 Ryan Klesko, American MLB outfielder (Atlanta Braves), born in Westminster, California
  • 1971-06-15 Stuart Howell, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-06-16 Chris Gomez, American baseball infielder (San Diego Padres), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1971-06-22 Brant Brown, infielder (Chicago Cubs), born in Porterville, California
  • 1971-06-25 Michael Tucker, American baseball outfielder (KC Royals), born in South Boston, Virginia
  • 1971-06-28 Greg Keagle, American MLB right-handed pitcher (Detroit Tigers), born in Corning, New York
  • 1971-06-28 Ron Mahay, American baseball player, born in Crestwood, Illinois
  • 1971-06-29 Wendee Espinosa, female outfielder (Silver Bullets), born in Stockton, California
  • 1971-07-04 Brendan Donnelly, American baseball player, born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1971-07-15 James Baldwin Jr, American baseball pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Southern Pines, North Carolina
  • 1971-07-20 Charles Johnson, Fort Pierce Fla, catcher (US Olympics 1992, Marlins)
  • 1971-07-25 Billy Wagner, American MLB pitcher (Houston Astros), born in Tannersville, Virginia
  • 1971-07-29 Johnny Ruffin, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Butler, Alabama
  • 1971-07-30 Ron Blazier, American MLB pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Altoona, Pennsylvania
  • 1971-08-01 Shae Sloan, American women,s baseball pitcher (Colorado Silver Bullets, 1994-96), born in Huntsville, Texas
  • 1971-08-08 Steve Hinton, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-08-09 Scott Karl, American pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Fontana, California
  • 1971-08-10 Sal Fasano, catcher (KC Royals), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1971-08-14 Mark Loretta, American baseball infielder (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1971-08-17 Jorge Posada, Puerto Rican baseball catcher (5-time MLB All Star and Silver Slugger Award; NY Yankees), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 1971-08-28 Shane Andrews, infielder (Montreal Expos), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1971-08-29 Henry Blanco, Venezuelan baseball player, born in Caracas, Venezuela
  • 1971-09-02 Rich Aurilia, infielder (SF Giants), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-09-05 Kim Maher, American softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Saigon, Vietnam
  • 1971-09-17 David Hynes, Australian baseball outfielder (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-10-03 Wil Cordero, Puerto Rican baseball utility (MLB All Star, Silver Slugger Award 1994; Montréal Expos), born in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
  • 1971-10-12 Tony Fiore, American baseball player, born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • 1971-10-25 Pedro Martínez, Dominican-American baseball pitcher (Montreal Expos), born in Manoguayabo, Dominican Republic
  • 1971-11-10 Butch Huskey, American baseball infielder (NY Mets), born in Anadarko, Oklahoma
  • 1971-11-10 Jennifer McFalls, American softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Arlington, Texas
  • 1971-11-11 Ryan Hancock, American baseball pitcher (California Angels), born in Santa Clara, California
  • 1971-11-19 Andy Sheets, Baton Rouge LA, infielder (Seattle Mariners)
  • 1971-11-28 William Simas Jr, pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Hanford, California
  • 1971-11-30 Matthew Lawton, American baseball outfielder (MLB All-Star 2000, 04; Minnesota Twins), born in Gulfport, Mississippi
  • 1971-11-30 Iván Rodríguez, MLB catcher (Texas Rangers), born in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico
  • 1971-11-30 Ray Durham, American MLB infielder (Chicago White Sox), born in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 1971-12-06 José Contreras, Cuban baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 2006; World Series 2005; Olympic gold 1996; Chicago WS), born in Las Martinas, Pinar del Río, Cuba
  • 1971-12-09 Todd Van Poppel, American baseball pitcher (Oakland A's), born in Hinsdale, Illinois
  • 1971-12-17 Alyson Habetz, Crowley LA, female pitcher (Colo Silver Bullets)
  • 1971-12-28 Melvin Nieves, Puerto Rican professional baseball outfielder (Detroit Tigers), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 1971-12-28 Benny Agbayani, American baseball player, born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1972-01-09 Jay Powell, American baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins), born in Meridian, Mississippi
  • 1972-01-11 Rey Ordonez, Cuban-American baseball infielder (NY Mets), born in Havana, Cuba
  • 1972-01-18 Mike Lieberthal, American MLB catcher (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Glendale, California
  • 1972-01-21 Alan Benes, Evansville IN, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1972-01-23 Tanya Harding, Australian softball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Brisbane, Queensland
  • 1972-03-24 Steve Karsay, American baseball player
  • 1972-03-25 Howard Battle, American MBA player (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Biloxi, Mississippi
  • 1972-03-29 Alex Ochoa, American football outfielder (NY Mets), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1972-04-04 Matt Wagner, American baseball pitcher (Seattle Mariners), born in Cedar Falls, Iowa
  • 1972-04-07 Joanne Brown, Australian softball catcher/1st baseman (Olym-bronze-96)
  • 1972-04-12 Paul Lo Duca, American baseball player, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972-04-15 Ricky Otero, Vega Baja Puerto Rico, outfielder (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1972-04-17 Gary Bennett, American baseball player, born in Waukegan, Illinois
  • 1972-04-21 David Williams, Bedford PA, outfielder (SF Giants)
  • 1972-04-24 Chipper Jones, American MLB infielder (Atlanta Braves), born in DeLand, Florida
  • 1972-04-26 Francisco Cordova, Mexican pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Veracruz, Mexico
  • 1972-05-01 Bobby Chouinard, Filipino baseball pitcher (first Filipino to play MLB), born in Manilla, Philippines
  • 1972-05-24 Danny Bautista, Dominican baseball outfielder (Atlanta Braves), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • 1972-05-30 Manny Ramirez, Dominican-American baseball outfielder (12 × MLB All-Star; World Series 2004 [MVP], 07; 9 × Silver Slugger Award; Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • 1972-05-31 Dave Roberts, American baseball player
  • 1972-06-06 Jeff Williams, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics 1996)
  • 1972-06-15 Andrew Pettitte, Baton Rouge LA, pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • 1972-06-15 Ramiro Mendoza, Los Santos Panama, pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • 1972-06-15 Tony Clark, American infielder (Detroit Tigers), born in Newton, Kansas
  • 1972-06-20 Juan Castro, Sinaloa Mexico, infielder (LA Dodgers)
  • 1972-06-20 Paul Bako, American baseball player
  • 1972-06-25 Carlos Delgado, Puerto Rican infielder (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
  • 1972-06-30 Garret Anderson, American baseball outfielder (California Angels), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1972-07-06 Greg Norton, American baseball player (Chicago White Sox), born in San Leandro, California
  • 1972-07-13 Clint Sodowsky, Ponca City OK, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
  • 1972-07-19 Tamarie Ivie, Ananheim CA, female infielder (Colo Silver Bullets)
  • 1972-07-21 Kimera Bartee, outfielder (Detroit Tigers), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1972-08-05 John Wasdin, American baseball pitcher, 1997-2009 (Oakland A's, Boston Red Sox, 5 other MLB and 2 Japanese teams), born in Ft Belvoir, Virginia
  • 1972-08-19 Colleen Thornburn, softball catcher (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1972-08-23 Raul Casanova, Puerto Rican baseball player, born in Humacao, Puerto Rico

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