On This Day

Baseball History (Part 5)

Events in Sport

Events 401 - 500 of 791

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1958-07-20 Detroit Tigers future Baseball HOF pitcher Jim Bunning no-hits Boston Red Sox, 3-0

Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher and Senator Jim Bunning
Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher and Senator
Jim Bunning
  • 1958-11-13 NYC Mayor Robert Wagner announces plans to begin a new baseball called the Continental League
  • 1959-02-01 Outfielder Zack Wheat, a Brooklyn Robins favourite of the 1910s and 1920s, is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame; Wheat hit .317 over 19-year career, and batted .300 or better 14 times

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1959-05-07 "Roy Campanella Night" Largest baseball crowd at 93,103 at the LA Coliseum see Yankees beat Dodgers 6-2 in exhibition game

MLB Catcher Roy Campanella
MLB Catcher
Roy Campanella
  • 1959-05-15 100th anniversary of 1st college baseball game, between Amherst & Williams Teams reenact the original contest
  • 1959-06-01 Two-time defending champion Monterrey, Mexico ruled ineligible to compete in Little League Baseball World Series for using players outside predetermined geographical area
  • 1959-07-27 William Shea announces plans to have a baseball team in NYC in 1961

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1959-07-30 In his MLB debut, SF Giants future Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman Willie McCovey goes 4-for-4 in a 7-2 win over Philadelphia Phillies at Seal Stadium

Baseball Hall of Fame 1st Baseman Willie McCovey
Baseball Hall of Fame 1st Baseman
Willie McCovey
  • 1959-08-03 AL beats NL 5-3 in Game 2 of All Star Baseball doubleheader (to boost player pension fund) at LA Memorial Coliseum

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1959-08-22 Cincinnati Reds future Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder Frank Robinson hits 3 consecutive HRs (6 RBIs) in 11-4 win over St. Louis Cardinals at Crosley Field

Baseball Outfielder and Manager Frank Robinson
Baseball Outfielder and Manager
Frank Robinson
  • 1959-10-01 Chicago White Sox beat LA Dodgers, 11-0 in Game 1 of the Baseball World Series at Comiskey Park; White Sox first WS appearance since 1919 'Black Sox Scandal'; LA wins series 4-2
  • 1959-10-04 First Baseball World Series game played west of St Louis; LA Dodgers beat Chicago White Sox 3-1 in Game 3; record 92,394 at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • 1959-10-06 Chicago White Sox beat LA Dodgers, 1-0 in Game 5 of Baseball World Series at LA Memorial Coliseum; World Series record attendance 92,706
  • 1959-11-17 SF Giants future Baseball Hall of Fame slugger Willie McCovey wins NL Rookie of Year
  • 1960-04-19 Baseball uniforms begin displaying players' names on their backs
  • 1960-05-07 Dodgers Larry & Norm Sherry are baseball's 10th brother battery
  • 1960-05-20 Baseball game in Milwaukee postponed due to dense fog
  • 1960-06-18 San Francisco Giants hire Tom Sheehan to replace Bill Rigney; baseball's oldest debuting manager (66) goes 46-50-2 for remainder of season

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1960-07-15 Baltimore's future Baseball Hall of Fame third baseman Brooks Robinson goes 5 for 5 including the cycle in the Orioles' 5-2 win over the Chicago White Sox

Baseball Hall of Fame Third Baseman Brooks Robinson
Baseball Hall of Fame Third Baseman
Brooks Robinson
  • 1960-07-18 Baseball's NL votes to add Houston and NY franchises
  • 1960-11-26 Minneapolis-St Paul baseball club takes the name Twins
  • 1961-01-01 Briggs Stadium, home of baseball's Detroit Tigers is officially renamed Tigers Stadium
  • 1961-03-24 NY Senate approves $55M for a baseball stadium at Flushing Meadows

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1961-04-12 Douglas MacArthur declines offer to become baseball commissioner

US WWII General Douglas MacArthur
US WWII General
Douglas MacArthur

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1961-08-11 Milwaukee Braves future Baseball HOF pitcher Warren Spahn records career victory #300; beats Cubs, 2-1 at County Stadium, Milwaukee

Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher Warren Spahn
Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher
Warren Spahn

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1961-10-04 NY Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford records 3rd straight Baseball World Series shutout in Yankees 2-0 win v Cincinnati Reds in Game 1 at Yankee Stadium; NY wins series, 4-1

MLB Pitcher Whitey Ford
MLB Pitcher
Whitey Ford
  • 1961-11-26 Pro Baseball Rules Committee votes 8-1 against legalizing the spitball

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1962-01-24 Jackie Robinson is 1st African American elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame. Bob Feller is also elected.

Baseball Player Jackie Robinson
Baseball Player
Jackie Robinson
  • 1962-02-04 Russian newspaper Izvestia reports baseball is an old Russian game
  • 1962-04-10 52,564 fans attend first MLB game at LA's Dodger Stadium at Chavez Ravine, a 6-3 loss to the Cincinnati Reds
  • 1962-06-10 A one-day record 54 home runs hit in baseball

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1962-06-30 LA Dodgers' future Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Sandy Koufax no-hits New York Mets, 5-0; first of 4 career no-hitters thrown by Koufax

Baseball Pitcher Sandy Koufax
Baseball Pitcher
Sandy Koufax

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1962-10-04 Willie Mays scores in the 2nd inning for the Giants ending Whitey Ford's record Baseball World Series consecutive scoreless inning streak at ​33 2⁄3; Yankees beat Giants, 6-2 in Game 1 and 4-3 in the series

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays
MLB Pitcher Whitey Ford
MLB Pitcher
Whitey Ford
  • 1962-11-29 Major League Baseball decides to revert to 1 All-Star game per year, after 4 seasons in which 2 All-Star games were played
  • 1962-12-01 Classifications in minor league baseball are overhauled; Eastern and South Atlantic leagues are promoted from Class-A to Class-AA; classes B, C and D are abolished with those leagues being promoted to Class-A
  • 1963-01-27 Sam Rice, Eppa Rixey, Elmer Flick, & John Clarkson elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1963-02-20 Future Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder Willie Mays becomes the highest-paid player in MLB, signing a record $100,000 contract with the San Francisco Giants

AgreementContract of Interest

1963-02-27 Mickey Mantle of NY Yankees sign a baseball contract worth $100,000

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle
  • 1963-04-01 NY Mets purchase future Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder Duke Snider from the LA Dodgers for $40,000; Snider had starred for the Brooklyn Dodgers 1947-57
  • 1963-04-11 Milwaukee Braves future Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Warren Spahn beats NY Mets, 6-1 for his 328th win; most by a left-hander in MLB history
  • 1963-06-09 1st Sunday night game in baseball SF Giants lose to Houston Colts 3-0
  • 1963-06-15 SF Giants future Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Juan Marichal no-hits Houston Colt .45s, 1-0
  • 1963-07-13 Future Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Early Wynn, wins his 300th and last MLB game at 43
  • 1963-09-06 Historian Lee Allen says Indians-Senators game is 100,000th in Major League baseball history
  • 1963-09-08 Milwaukee Braves future Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Warren Spahn ties Christy Mathewson with 13 x 20-win seasons
  • 1963-10-02 LA Dodgers' Sandy Koufax strikes out World Series record 15 NY Yankees in Game 1 of the Baseball World Series at Yankee Stadium; Dodgers win, 5-2 and sweep series, 4-0
  • 1964-01-15 MLB executives vote to hold a free agent amateur draft, officially known as Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft in NYC
  • 1964-01-15 San Francisco Giants make champion outfielder Willie Mays the highest-paid player in baseball when they sign him to a new $105,000 per season contract

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1964-02-02 Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame - Red Faber, Burleigh Grimes, Tim Keefe, Heinie Manush, John Montgomery Ward, & Miller Huggins

Major League Baseball Pitcher Tim Keefe
Major League Baseball Pitcher
Tim Keefe
  • 1964-02-17 101st member elected to Baseball Hall of Fame, Chicago WS shortstop Luke Appling
  • 1964-03-05 Atlanta Mayor Ivan Allen Jr, announces a baseball team is moving there
  • 1964-04-14 LA Dodgers' future Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Sandy Koufax throws his 9th complete game without allowing a walk in 4-0 Opening Day win over St. Louis Cardinals
  • 1964-11-02 Columbia Broadcasting System buys 80% share in the New York Yankees Baseball Club for $11.2 million; later purchases club outright
  • 1964-12-04 Baseball approves a free-agent draft
  • 1964-12-04 Commissioner's office given full powers in baseball disputes
  • 1965-01-31 19th century pitcher James 'Pud' Galvin elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1965-02-17 US-Japan baseball relations suspended over Masanori Murakami dispute
  • 1965-04-28 Lindsey Nelson broadcasts baseball game at Astrodome from a hanging gondola
  • 1965-08-12 Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club, Inc applies for a NL franchise

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1965-08-30 Casey Stengel announces his retirement after 55 years in baseball

Baseball Hall of Fame Manager Casey Stengel
Baseball Hall of Fame Manager
Casey Stengel
  • 1965-09-09 LA Dodgers future Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Sandy Koufax throws his 4th career no-hitter and first perfect game in a 1-0 win over the Chicago Cubs at Dodger Stadium
  • 1965-11-17 William Eckert is unanimously elected commissioner of baseball
  • 1965-12-15 William Eckert replaces Ford Frick as 4th Commissioner of Baseball
  • 1966-04-11 Emmett Ashford becomes first African American major league baseball umpire in Washington Senators’ game against the Cleveland Indians at D.C. Stadium
  • 1966-06-14 Miami beats St Petersburg (Florida State League) 4-3 in 29 innings longest uninterrupted game in organized baseball
  • 1966-12-01 Ecuadorian national baseball team defends its title with a 4-3 win over Brazil in the South American Championship; last win for next 50 years; Eloy Guerrero drives in Ramón Sotomayor with the winning run

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1967-01-29 Branch Rickey & Lloyd Waner elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Baseball Player and Sports Executive Branch Rickey
Baseball Player and Sports Executive
Branch Rickey
  • 1967-02-16 NY Yankees pitcher Red Ruffing elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1967-03-01 MLB Commissioner William Eckert approves the Baseball Writers Association of America's plan to name a Cy Young Award recipient from both the National and American Leagues
  • 1967-05-30 Yankee Whitey Ford, nearing 41, announces his retirement from baseball
  • 1967-08-06 Future Baseball Hall of Fame 3rd baseman Brooks Robinson (Baltimore Orioles) hits into MLB record 4th career triple play
  • 1967-08-21 Kansas City utility Ken Harrelson becomes baseball's first free agent when he is abruptly released by the Athletics; calls team owner Charlie Finley "a menace to baseball"
  • 1967-10-04 St Louis Cardinals beat Boston Red Sox, 2-1 in Game 1 of Baseball World Series at Fenway Park; first Fall Classic since 1948 not to feature Yankees, Giants or Dodgers; Cards win series, 4-3
  • 1967-12-01 Pacific Northwest Sports, Inc. is awarded one of the 2 American League baseball expansion franchises; new team named the Seattle Pilots
  • 1968-01-23 Joe Medwick elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1968-01-28 Goose Goslin & Kiki Cuyler elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1968-02-04 Bowie Kuhn replaces William Eckert as 5th commissioner of baseball

MLB Commissioner Bowie Kuhn
MLB Commissioner
Bowie Kuhn
  • 1968-02-21 Baseball announces a minimum annual salary of $10,000
  • 1968-04-08 Major League Baseball decides to postpone Opening Day because of the assassination of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr
  • 1968-07-10 US Major League baseball announces it will split into 2 divisions for 1969
  • 1968-10-02 St. Louis pitcher Bob Gibson establishes a new Baseball World Series mark by striking out 17 batters as the Cardinals beat Detroit, 4-0 in Game 1 of the Fall Classic
  • 1968-11-15 1st date in controversial Jim Bouton baseball diary "Ball Four"
  • 1968-12-06 Baseball dismisses Commissioner William Eckert after 3 years
  • 1969-01-22 Roy Campanella & Stan Musial elected to baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1969-02-02 Stan Coveleski & Waite Hoyt are voted into baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1969-02-25 Pension plan for baseball is agreed to
  • 1969-04-08 First Major League Baseball game featuring a Canadian team; Montréal Expos beats NY Mets, 11-10 at Shea Stadium; KC Royals, SD Padres and Seattle Pilots also win on debut
  • 1969-04-14 First regular-season MLB game played outside the United States; Montreal Expos beat St. Louis Cardinals, 8-7 at Parc Jarry, Montreal

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1969-08-11 Future Baseball HOF'er Don Drysdale, the last LA Dodger to play in Brooklyn, retires because of damage to his right pitching shoulder

MLB Player Don Drysdale
MLB Player
Don Drysdale
  • 1969-09-13 San Francisco Giant Bobby Bonds is baseballs 4th 30-HR, 30-steal player
  • 1969-10-04 MLB holds first league championship games; National League Championship Series: New York Mets beat Atlanta Braves, 9-5; Baltimore Orioles beat Minnesota Twins, 4-3 in American League Championship Series
  • 1969-10-16 T Agee & Ed Kranepool HR, Tommie Agee makes 2 great catches, New York Mets win Baseball World Series 4-1
  • 1969-12-24 Curt Flood writes to baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn refusing to accept the Cardinals’ right to deal him and in favor of free agency [1]
  • 1970-01-01 Charles "Chub" Feeney becomes president of baseball's National League
  • 1970-01-16 Curt Flood files a civil lawsuit challenging baseball's reserve clause [1]
  • 1970-02-01 Former MLB Commissioner Ford Frick as well as ex-players Earle Combs and Jesse Haines are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1970-04-01 Federal Bankruptcy Referee Sidney Volinn declares MLB's Seattle Pilots bankrupt; car dealer Bud Selig buys franchise for $10.8 million and moves club to Milwaukee (Brewers)
  • 1970-05-30 Baseball All-Star voting is returned to fans
  • 1970-07-27 L Boudreau, Earle Combs, Ford Frick, and Jesse Haines enter Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1970-08-11 Future Baseball HOF pitcher Jim Bunning becomes 2nd Cy Young Award winner to win 100 games in both NL and AL; Phillies beat Houston 6-5 at Astrodome

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 822

  • 1956-12-13 Dale Berra, American baseball infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates, NY Yankees), born in Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • 1957-03-01 Johnny Ray, American baseball utility (MLB All Star 1988; Silver Slugger Award 1983; Pittsburgh Pirates, California Angels), born in Chouteau, Oklahoma
  • 1957-05-09 John Stuper, baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1957-09-27 Richard Vagg, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics 1996)
  • 1957-10-24 Ron Gardenhire, German-American baseball manager, born in Butzbach, Hessen, West Germany
  • 1957-12-04 Lee Smith, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (7 × MLB All-Star 1983, 87, 1991–95; saves leader 1983, 91-92, 94)), born in Jamestown, Louisiana
  • 1958-01-31 Rafael Santana, Dominican baseball shortstop (NY Mets, NY Yankees), born in La Romana, Dominican Republic
  • 1958-03-26 Chris Codiroli, American baseballer, born in Oxnard, California
  • 1958-04-29 Gary Cohen, American baseball broadcaster, born in Queens, New York
  • 1958-08-19 Gary Gaetti, American baseball infielder (MLB All-Star 1988, 89; World Series 1987; Gold Glove Award 1986–89; Minnesota Twins), born in Centralia Illinois

Person of interestOrel Hershiser

1958-09-16 Orel Hershiser, American baseball pitcher (LA Dodgers, Cleveland Indians), born in Buffalo, New York

Baseball Pitcher Orel Hershiser
Baseball Pitcher
Orel Hershiser
  • 1958-11-02 Willie McGee, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1983, 85, 87-88; NL MVP 1985; St Louis Cardinals), born in San Francisco, California

Person of interestDave Righetti

1958-11-28 Dave Righetti, American baseball pitcher (Yankees, Giants) and coach, born in San Jose, California

MLB Pitcher and Coach Dave Righetti
MLB Pitcher and Coach
Dave Righetti
  • 1959-01-09 Otis Nixon, American baseball outfielder (Boston Red Sox, Texas Rangers), born in Evergreen, North Carolina
  • 1959-02-20 Bill Gullickson, American baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
  • 1959-03-17 Danny Ainge, American NBA basketball player (Boston Celtics, 1981-69; 3 other teams 1989-95), coach (Phoenix Suns, 1996-99), and executive (Boston Celtics, 2000-present)and MLB baseball (Toronto Blue Jays, 1979-81) player, born in Eugene, Oregon
  • 1959-09-18 Ryne Sandberg, American baseball infielder (Chicago Cubs), born in Spokane, Washington
  • 1959-09-28 Todd Worrell, American baseball pitcher (LA Dodgers), born in Arcadia, California
  • 1959-10-06 [Dennis Ray] "Oil Can" Boyd, baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox)
  • 1959-10-08 Mike Morgan, American baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Tulare, California
  • 1960-01-12 Rob Derksen, Australian baseball head coach (Olympics 1996), born in Hales Corner, Wisconsin (d. 2004)
  • 1960-01-17 Chili Davis, American-Jamaican baseball outfielder (California Angels), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1960-04-19 Frank Viola, American baseball pitcher (Twins, Mets/Cy Young-1988), born in Hempstead, New York
  • 1960-05-09 Tony Gwynn, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (8-time NL batting champion), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2014)
  • 1960-07-16 Terry Pendleton, American baseball infielder (Florida Marlins), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-08-19 Ron Darling, American baseball pitcher (NY Mets), born in Honolulu, Hawaii

Person of interestCal Ripken Jr

1960-08-24 Cal Ripken Jr, American Baseball Hall of Fame shortstop (MLB record consecutive game streak, Baltimore Orioles), born in Havre de Grace, Maryland

MLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr
MLB Legend
Cal Ripken Jr
  • 1960-09-16 Mickey Tettleton, American baseball catcher (Texas Rangers), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1960-10-30 David Valle, American baseball catcher (Texas Rangers), born in Bayside, New York

Person of interestFernando Valenzuela

1960-11-01 Fernando Valenzuela, Mexican Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (no-hitter 1990; 6-time MLB All Star; LA Dodgers; NL Cy Young Award 1981), born in Navajua, Mexico

Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher Fernando Valenzuela
Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher
Fernando Valenzuela
  • 1960-12-09 Juan Samuel, Dominican-American baseball infielder (NY Yankees, Blue Jays), manager and coach, born in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
  • 1960-12-21 Roger McDowell, American baseball pitcher (NY Mets, Baltimore Orioles), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1960-12-28 Zane Smith, American baseball pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1961-01-29 Mike Aldrete, American baseball infielder (Oakland Athletics, NY Yankees)
  • 1961-02-09 John Kruk, American baseball utility (MLB All-Star 1991–1993; Philadelphia Phillies), born in Charleston, West Virginia
  • 1961-03-29 Mike Kingery, American baseball outfielder (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in St. James, Minnesota
  • 1961-06-08 Kevin Gross, American baseball pitcher (Texas Rangers), born in Downey, California
  • 1961-09-16 Mark Parent, American baseball catcher (Detroit Tigers), born in Ashland, Oregon
  • 1961-10-04 Mike Sharperson, American baseball infielder (MLB All Star 1992; World Series 1988, 95), born in Orangeburg, South Carolina (d. 1996)
  • 1961-10-16 Billy Taylor, American MLB baseball pitcher, 1994-2001 (Oakland A's, and 3 other teams), born in Monticello, Florida
  • 1961-10-19 Tim Belcher, Sparta Ohio, baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers, KC Royals)
  • 1961-12-11 Mike Henneman, American baseball pitcher (Texas Rangers), born in Saint Charles, Missouri
  • 1961-12-26 Storm Davis, American baseball pitcher (KC Royals), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1961-12-31 Rick Aguilera, American baseball pitcher (Minnesota Twins), born in San Gabriel, California
  • 1962-01-05 Danny Jackson, American baseball pitcher (Royals/Phillies/Cardinals), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1962-01-10 Jim Lindeman, American baseball outfielder (NY Mets), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • 1962-01-13 Kevin Mitchell, American baseball outfielder (NL MVP 1989; MLB All Star 1989, 90; SF Giants), born in San Diego, California
  • 1962-01-19 Chris Sabo, American baseball 3rd baseman (3-time MLB All Star), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1962-02-03 Joe Handle, American baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins)
  • 1962-02-19 Alvaro Espinoza, Venezuela, baseball shortstop (NY Yanks, NY Mets)
  • 1962-03-02 Terry Steinbach, American baseball catcher (MLB All-Star 1988, 89, 93; World Series 1989; Oakland A's), born in New Ulm, Minnesota
  • 1962-03-29 Billy Beane, American MLB baseball outfielder, executive (Oakland Athletics), born in Orlando, Florida
  • 1962-07-30 Tom Pagnozzi, American baseball catcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • 1962-08-14 Mark Gubicza, American baseball pitcher (KC Royals), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1962-09-03 Dave Clark, American baseball outfielder (Pittsburgh Pirates, Detroit Tigers) and manager (Houston Astros), born in Tupelo, Mississippi
  • 1962-09-19 Randy Myers, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1990, 94, 95, 97; World Series 1990; NLCS MVP 1990; Cincinnati Reds), born in Vancouver, Washington
  • 1962-10-12 Sid Fernandez, American baseball pitcher (NY Mets, Philadelphia Phillies), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1962-11-08 Ron Johnson, Australian baseball hitting coach (Olympics 1996)
  • 1962-11-26 Chuck Finley, American baseball pitcher (California Angels), born in Monroe, Louisiana
  • 1962-11-30 Bo Jackson, American College Football Hallf of Fame running back (Heisman Trophy 1985, Auburn; Pro Bowl 1990, LA Raiders) and baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1989, KC Royals), born in Bessemer, Alabama
  • 1962-12-29 Devon White, Jamaican-born American baseball outfielder (Florida Marlins), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1963-01-02 David Cone, American baseball pitcher (perfect game 1999; AL Cy Young Award 1994; 5 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1992, 96, 98–2000), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1963-01-02 Edgar Martínez, American Baseball Hall of Fame third baseman and DH (7 × MLB All-Star; 5 × Silver Slugger Award; AL batting champion 1992, 95; Seattle Mariners), born in NYC, New York
  • 1963-01-05 Jeff Fassero, American baseball pitcher (Montreal Expos), born in Springfield, Illinois
  • 1963-01-06 Norm Charlton, American baseball pitcher (Seattle Mariners), born in Fort Polk, California
  • 1963-01-07 Craig Shipley, Australian-American baseball infielder (San Diego Padres), born in Parramatta, Australia
  • 1963-01-22 Jeff Treadway, American baseball infielder (LA Dodgers), born in Columbus, Georgia
  • 1963-02-14 John Marzano, American baseball catcher (Seattle Mariners), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1963-02-24 Matias Carrillo, Mexican-American baseball outfielder (Florida Marlins)
  • 1963-03-09 Terry Mulholland, American baseball pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania
  • 1963-04-03 Chris Bosio, American baseball pitcher (Seattle Mariners), born in Carmichael, California
  • 1963-04-10 Mike Devereaux, American baseball outfielder (Baltimore Orioles), born in Casper, Wyoming
  • 1963-04-13 Mark Leiter, American baseball pitcher (SF Giants), born in Joliet, Illinois
  • 1963-05-20 David Wells, American baseball pitcher (perfect game 1998; World Series 1992, 98; MLB All Star 1995, 98, 2000), born in Torrance, California
  • 1963-06-02 Brian Harvey, baseball umpire (NL)
  • 1963-07-07 Lance Johnson, American baseball outfielder (NY Mets), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1963-07-19 Mark Carreon, American baseball outfielder (SF Giants), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1963-10-31 Fred McGriff, American baseball infielder (Atlanta Braves), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1963-11-28 Walt Weiss, American baseball shortstop (AL Rookie of the Year 1988; World Series 1989; MLB All Star 1998; Oakland A's, Colorado Rockies) and manager (Colorado Rockies 2013-16), born in Tuxedo, New York
  • 1963-12-10 Doug Henry, American baseball pitcher (NY Mets), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1964-01-17 Jeff Tabaka, American baseball pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in Barberton, Ohio
  • 1964-01-20 Ozzie Guillén, Venezuelan baseball shortstop and manager (3-time MLB All Star; Chicago White Sox), born in Ocumare del Tuy, Venezuela
  • 1964-01-22 Wayne Kirby, American baseball outfielder (Cleveland Indians, LA Dodgers), born in Williamsburg, Virginia
  • 1964-01-24 Rob Dibble, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • 1964-01-29 John Habyan, American baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1964-02-18 Kevin Tapani, American baseball pitcher (Chicago White Sox, Minnesota Twins), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • 1964-04-12 Mike Macfarlane, American baseball catcher (KC Royals), born in Stockton, California
  • 1964-04-13 Doug Strange, American baseball infielder (Seattle Mariners), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • 1964-04-13 José Rijo, Dominican baseball pitcher (NY Yankees, Cincinnati Reds), born in San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic
  • 1964-04-19 Scott Kamienicki, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in Mount Clemens, Michigan
  • 1964-05-11 Floyd Youmans, baseball pitcher (Expos)
  • 1964-05-11 Jeff Sellers, baseball pitcher (Red Sox)
  • 1964-05-20 Jeff Schwarz, American baseball pitcher (California Angels, Chicago White Sox)
  • 1964-05-26 Kevin Kennedy, baseball manager (Texas Rangers)

Person of interestBarry Bonds

1964-07-24 Barry Bonds, American baseball left fielder (MLB home-run record [762], 7 x NL MVP), born in Riverside, California

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
MLB Legend
Barry Bonds
  • 1964-07-25 José Bautista, Dominican baseball pitcher (SF Giants), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • 1964-08-03 Kevin Elster, American baseball infielder (Texas Rangers), born in San Pedro, California
  • 1964-09-11 Ellis Burks, American baseball outfielder (Colorado Rockies), born in Vicksburg, Mississippi
  • 1964-09-26 Dave Martinez, American baseball outfielder (Chicago White Sox), born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1964-10-01 Roberto Kelly, Panamanian baseball outfielder and coach (NY Yankees; MLB All Star 1992-93), born in Panama City, Panama

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