On This Day

Baseball History (Part 6)

Events in Sport

Events 501 - 600 of 791

  • 1970-08-12 Curt Flood loses his $41 million antitrust suit against baseball [1]
  • 1970-10-03 First umpires strike in MLB history lasts one day during League Championship Series; AL and NL presidents recognise newly-formed MLB Umpires Association; negotiate labor contract
  • 1970-11-03 Future Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Gibson wins his second NL Cy Young Award (23-7 record, 274 strikeouts and 3.12 ERA
  • 1971-01-31 Special Veterans Committee adds 6 former players and 1 executive to the Baseball Hall of Fame: Dave Bancroft, Jake Beckley, Chick Hafey, Harry Hooper, Joe Kelley, Rube Marquard and George Weiss
  • 1971-01-31 Dave Bancroft & George Weiss elected to baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1971-02-04 Baseball announces a special hall of fame wing for blacks

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1971-02-09 Satchel Paige becomes 1st negro-league player elected to baseball hall of fame

Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher Satchel Paige
Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher
Satchel Paige
  • 1971-02-10 Bill White becomes 1st African American baseball announcer (NY Yankees)
  • 1971-04-07 Dismissal of Curt Flood's free agency suit against baseball is upheld by the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit [1]
  • 1971-06-21 Indians Ken Harrelson retires from baseball to play pro golf

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1971-07-07 MLB Commissioner Bowie Kuhn announces that Negro League players elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame to be given full membership in the Museum

MLB Commissioner Bowie Kuhn
MLB Commissioner
Bowie Kuhn
  • 1971-08-09 Satchel Paige inducted into baseball's Hall of Fame
  • 1971-08-10 16 baseball researchers form Society for American Baseball Research
  • 1972-01-13 Bernice Gera wins anti-discrimination case against the National Baseball Congressl, initiated March 15, 1971 to be allowed to umpire

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1972-01-19 Sandy Koufax, Yogi Berra, & Early Wynn elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

MLB Catcher and Manager Yogi Berra
MLB Catcher and Manager
Yogi Berra
Baseball Pitcher Sandy Koufax
Baseball Pitcher
Sandy Koufax
  • 1972-04-05 The regular MLB season fails to open due to a player strike for the first time in history; 86 games are lost before the labor dispute settled
  • 1972-06-18 US Supreme Court, 5-3, confirms lower court rulings in Curt Flood case, upholding baseball's exemption from antitrust laws [1]
  • 1972-06-23 Bernice Gera becomes first female umpire in US pro baseball, Geneva Senators and Auburn Twins in Geneva, New York
  • 1972-08-07 Yogi Berra, Sandy Koufax, Lefty Gomez, Early Wynn, Josh Gibson, Will Harridge, Buck Leonard & Ross Youngs are inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1972-10-03 Future Baseball Hall of Fame left-handed pitcher Steve Carlton wins 27th game as Philadelphia beats Cubs, 11-1 at Wrigley Field; almost half Phillies' 59 wins

Baseball Pitcher Steve Carlton
Baseball Pitcher
Steve Carlton

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1972-10-04 Future Baseball Hall of Famer Ted Williams manages his final game as Texas Rangers lose to KC Royals, 4-0 in the last game played at Municipal Stadium; Williams replaced by Whitey Herzog

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams
  • 1972-10-22 World Series Baseball: Oakland A's beat Reds, 3-2 in Cincinnati for a 4-3 series win; Athletics' first C'ship since 1930 and first in Oakland

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1973-01-24 Warren Spahn is elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher Warren Spahn
Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher
Warren Spahn
  • 1973-01-28 Mickey Welch, George Kelly & Billy Evans elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1973-02-01 Outfielder Monte Irvin is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Special Committee on the Negro Leagues; fourth inductee through the committee
  • 1973-05-04 Longest baseball game in Philadelphia's Veterans Stadium, Phillies beat Braves 5-4 in 20 innings

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1973-05-08 Ernie Banks fills in for Cubs managerr Whitey Lockman who is ejected during the game, technically becoming baseball's 1st African American manager

MLB shortstop Ernie Banks
MLB shortstop
Ernie Banks

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1973-06-19 Pete Rose (Cincinnati Reds) and Willie Davis (LA Dodgers) both record 2,000th MLB career hit; Rose, a single in 4-0 win vs SF Giants; Davis, a HR in 3-0 win vs Atlanta Braves

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
Baseball Player Willie Davis
Baseball Player
Willie Davis

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1973-07-19 NY Mets future Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder Willie Mays is named to NL All Star team for 24th time (ties Stan Musial)

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1973-08-02 Future Baseball Hall of Fame 3rd baseman George Brett gets his 1st MLB hit on debut for the Kansas City Royals in 3-1 win v Chicago WS

MLB Third Baseman George Brett
MLB Third Baseman
George Brett

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1973-08-06 Roberto Clemente, Warren Spahn, Billy Evans, Monte Irvin, Mickey Welch and George "High Pockets" Kelly are inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, NY

Baseball Player Roberto Clemente
Baseball Player
Roberto Clemente
Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher Warren Spahn
Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher
Warren Spahn

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1973-10-01 Future Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder/manager Leo Durocher ends his 45 year career in the sport when he resigns as Houston Astros manager

Baseball Player and Manager Leo Durocher
Baseball Player and Manager
Leo Durocher
  • 1973-10-14 42 year old future Baseball Hall of Fame center fielder Willie Mays' last MLB career hit, as NY Mets beat A's, 10-7 in World Series Game 2 in Oakland

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1973-10-21 World Series Baseball, Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum: defending champion Oakland A's beat NY Mets, 5-2 in Game 7 to retain title; A's manager Dick Williams immediately quits; MVP: A's outfielder Reggie Jackson

MLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson
MLB Right Fielder
Reggie Jackson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1974-01-25 Ray Kroc, CEO of McDonald's buys San Diego Padres baseball team for $12 million

McDonald's Entrepreneur Ray Kroc
McDonald's Entrepreneur
Ray Kroc
  • 1974-02-11 Minnesota Twins pitcher Dick Woodson is first of 48 to invoke Major League Baseball's new arbitration rule
  • 1974-02-11 First Major League Baseball arbitration case; Minnesota Twins pitcher Dick Woodson seeking $29,000 wins; Twins offered $23,000

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1974-02-13 James 'Cool Papa' Bell is named to baseball's Hall of Fame

Baseball player Cool Papa Bell
Baseball player
Cool Papa Bell
  • 1974-04-09 San Diego Padres owner Ray Kroc, addresses fans "Ladies & gentlemen, I suffer with you I've never seen such stupid baseball playing in my life"
  • 1974-09-10 Lou Brock ties (104) & then sets (105) baseball stolen base mark

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1974-10-02 Future Baseball Hall of Fame right fielder Hank Aaron hits his final home run as a member of the Atlanta Braves, in a 13-0 drubbing of the Cincinnati Reds; Aaron's 733rd career HR on his last NL at bat

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron

AgreementContract of Interest

1974-10-03 39-year old Frank Robinson becomes MLB’s first African-American manager when he signs as player-manager for Cleveland Indians; agrees to 1-year contract estimated at $180,000

Baseball Outfielder and Manager Frank Robinson
Baseball Outfielder and Manager
Frank Robinson
  • 1974-12-02 MLB Rules Committee changes long time philosophy to permit the use of cowhide, rather than just horsehide in the manufacture of baseballs
  • 1975-01-23 Former Pittsburgh Pirates slugger Ralph Kiner is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1975-02-10 William "Judy" Johnson selected to baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1975-04-08 Frank Robinson debuts as 1st African American baseball manager (Cleveland Indians beat New York Yankees, 5-3)
  • 1975-05-04 Houston's Bob Watson scores baseball's one-millionth run of all time
  • 1975-07-16 Major League Baseball owners re-elect Commissioner Bowie Kuhn to a 7-year term
  • 1975-10-26 Cuba beats Mexico for its 4th Pan Am Games Gold Medal in baseball
  • 1976-02-02 Roger Connor, Fred Lindstrom & umpire Cal Hubbard elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1976-02-09 Oscar Charleston selected to baseball's Hall of Fame
  • 1976-10-03 Future Baseball Hall of Fame right fielder Hank Aaron singles in his last MLB at-bat & drives in his 2,297th run as Milwaukee Brewers lose, 5-2 v Detroit Tigers
  • 1976-11-09 Oakland A's release Billy Williams, ending his Hall of Fame baseball career
  • 1977-01-19 Ernie Banks elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1977-01-31 Joe Sewell, Amos Rusie and Al López elected to baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1977-04-15 1st baseball game at Montreal's Olympic Stadium
  • 1977-06-05 Los Angeles Dodgers retire Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman and manager Walter Alston's #24
  • 1977-09-03 Japanese baseball superstar Sadaharu Oh hits his 756th career home run to surpass Hank Aaron as all-time career leader in professional baseball
  • 1977-10-08 Largest baseball crowd in Penns, 64,924 see Dodgers beat Phillies 4-1 in 4th NL championship game (Dodgers win pennant)
  • 1978-01-19 Eddie Mathews elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1978-01-30 Addie Joss & Larry MacPhail elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1978-06-30 Future Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder Larry Doby becomes only the second African-American manager in MLB with the Chicago White Sox
  • 1978-08-07 Eddie Mathews, Addie Joss and Larry MacPhail are inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, NY
  • 1978-08-25 MLB baseball umpires stage a 1 day strike
  • 1979-01-23 NY/SF Giants / New York Mets center fielder Willie Mays elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1979-03-07 Baseball exhibition season opens with semi-pro & amateur umpires
  • 1979-03-07 Warren Giles and Hack Wilson selected for the Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1979-03-09 MLB Commissioner Bowie Kuhn orders baseball to give equal access to female reporters
  • 1979-08-05 Willie Mays, Warren Giles, & Hack Wilson inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY
  • 1979-11-17 Daniel Okrent sketches out 1st draft rules for Rotisserie Baseball on a flight to Austin, TX
  • 1980-06-15 Jorge Orta of Cleveland gets 6 hits in a baseball game

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1980-08-03 Al Kaline, Duke Snider, Chuck Klein and Tom Yawkey are inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame

Baseball Hall of Fame Right Fielder Chuck Klein
Baseball Hall of Fame Right Fielder
Chuck Klein

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1980-10-04 Future Baseball Hall of Fame 3rd baseman Mike Schmidt's 2-run homer off Stan Bahnsen in 11th inning gives Philadelphia, 6-4 win v Montreal and NL East title; Schmidt's 48th of the season; breaks Eddie Mathews' single-season MLB record for 3rd basemen

MLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt
MLB Third Baseman
Mike Schmidt
  • 1980-11-04 Sadaharu Oh, 40, pro-baseball's all-time HR run king with 868, retires
  • 1981-01-15 Pitcher Bob Gibson is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility; after a stellar 17 year career, polls 337 votes from Baseball Writers Association of America
  • 1981-03-11 Johnny Mize and Rube Foster are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1981-04-18 Longest game in Professional Baseball: Pawtucket Red Sox tie Rochester Red Wings 2-2 in 32 innings (game resumed 23rd June)

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1981-05-25 Boston Red Sox Carl Yastrzemski (41) is 4th to play 3,000 MLB baseball games (Cobb, Musial & Aaron)

MLB Outfielder Carl Yastrzemski
MLB Outfielder
Carl Yastrzemski
  • 1981-06-23 Longest game in Professional Baseball: Pawtucket Red Sox finally beat Rochester Red Wings 3-2 in 33 innings (game began 18th April)
  • 1981-07-31 Mid-season strike by MLB players ends after 42 days causing cancellation of 713 games; players and owners come to an agreement on free agent compensation
  • 1981-08-29 Phillies minor leaguer Jeff Stone steals pro baseball record 121st base en route to 122 (Spartanburg (South Atlantic League))
  • 1981-11-03 Milwaukee Brewers future Baseball Hall of Fame reliever Rollie Fingers (6-3 record, 28 saves and 1.04 ERA) wins American League Cy Young Award, with 22 of 28 possible 1st-place votes
  • 1982-01-29 Wayne Garland, baseball 1st millionaire free agent, waived by Indians
  • 1982-04-06 Largest crowd ever to see a baseball game in Minnesota 52,279
  • 1982-08-18 Longest baseball game at Wrigley Field in Chicago IL, ends after 22 innings - before LA Dodgers beat Cubs 2-1 (game started Aug 17th)
  • 1982-09-13 Joe Lefevre gets 6 hits in one baseball game

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1983-01-12 Brooks Robinson and Juan Marichal elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame

Baseball Hall of Fame Third Baseman Brooks Robinson
Baseball Hall of Fame Third Baseman
Brooks Robinson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1983-01-18 IOC restores Jim Thorpe's Olympic medals (Pentathlon & Decathlon victories) 70 years after they were taken from him for being paid $25 in semi-pro baseball

Versatile Athlete Jim Thorpe
Versatile Athlete
Jim Thorpe

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1983-02-08 Baseball orders Mickey Mantle to sever ties with Claridge Casino

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

1984-03-03 Peter Ueberroth elected baseball commissioner (Effective Oct 1)

Olympic Executive and Commissioner of Baseball Peter Ueberroth
Olympic Executive and Commissioner of Baseball
Peter Ueberroth
  • 1984-03-04 Pee Wee Reese & Rick Ferrell elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame
  • 1984-03-24 IOC agrees to 6-team exhibition baseball tournament in Olympics
  • 1984-08-07 Japan beats US, 6-3 in the final of the Los Angeles Olympic baseball demonstration event

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1984-08-12 Harmon Killebrew, Rick Ferrell, Don Drysdale, Pee Wee Reese, & Luis Aparicio are inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, NY

Baseball Player Harmon Killebrew
Baseball Player
Harmon Killebrew
MLB Player Don Drysdale
MLB Player
Don Drysdale

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 822

  • 1964-10-04 Mark McLemore, American baseball pitcher and broadcaster (Texas Rangers), born in San Diego, California
  • 1964-10-07 Rich Delucia, American baseball pitcher (SF Giants), born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • 1964-10-13 Chris Gwynn, American baseball outfielder (San Diego Padres), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1964-11-10 Keith Lockhart, American baseball infielder (KC Royals), born in Whittier, California

Person of interestDwight Gooden

1964-11-16 Dwight Gooden, American baseball pitcher (4 x MLB All-Star; NL Cy Young Award, Triple Crown 1985 NY Mets; no-hitter 1996 NY Yankees), born in Tampa, Florida

Baseball Pitcher Dwight Gooden
Baseball Pitcher
Dwight Gooden
  • 1964-12-02 Chip Hale, American baseball infielder, coach and manager (Minnesota Twins; Arizona Diamondbacks; Washington Nationals), born in Santa Clara, California
  • 1964-12-11 Thomas Howard, American baseball outfielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Middletown, Ohio
  • 1964-12-26 Jeff King, American baseball infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Marion, Indiana
  • 1964-12-29 Craig Grebeck, American baseball infielder (Florida Marlins), born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania
  • 1965-01-02 Greg Swindell, American baseball pitcher (World Series 2001; MLB All Star 1989; Houston Astros, Cleveland Indians, Arizona Diamondbacks), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1965-01-04 Kevin Wickander, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Fort Dodge, Iowa
  • 1965-01-06 José DeJesús, American baseball pitcher (Kansas City Royals), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1965-01-20 Brad Brink, American baseball pitcher (SF Giants, Philadelphia Phillies), born in Roseville, California
  • 1965-01-26 Lou Frazier, American baseball outfielder (Montreal Expos), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1965-02-12 Rubén Amaro Jr., American baseball outfielder (Cleveland Indians), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1965-02-17 Jim Bowie, Japanese-American baseball infielder (Oakland Athletics)

Person of interestRon Gant

1965-03-02 Ron Gant, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1992, 95; Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds) and broadcaster (WAGA-TV, co-host 'Good Day Atlanta', born in Victoria, Texas

MLB Outfielder Ron Gant
MLB Outfielder
Ron Gant
  • 1965-04-09 Hal Morris, American baseball infielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Fort Rucker, Alabama
  • 1965-06-17 Mike Magnante, American baseball pitcher (KC Royals), born in Glendale, California
  • 1965-07-03 Greg Vaughn, American baseball outfielder (MLB All-Star 1993, 96, 98, 2001); Silver Slugger Award 1998; Milwaukee Brewers), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1965-07-25 Torey Lovullo, American baseball infielder (Oakland A's), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1965-08-09 Ezra Polley, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in Georgetown, Kentucky
  • 1965-09-09 Todd Zeile, American baseball infielder (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Van Nuys, Los Angeles,
  • 1965-10-25 Steve Decker, American baseball catcher (SF Giants), born in Rock Island, Illinois
  • 1965-11-28 Matt Williams, American baseball infielder (5 x MLB All Star; NL home run leader 1994; NL RBI leader 1990; SF Giants) and manager (Washington Nationals), born in Bishop, California
  • 1965-12-13 Stacy Sunny, female pro baseball infielder (Colorado Silver Bullets), born in San Bernardino, California
  • 1965-12-14 Craig Biggio, American baseball infielder (Houston Astros), born in Smithtown, New York
  • 1966-01-19 Anthony Young, American baseball pitcher (NY Met, Chicago Cubs), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1966-01-21 Chris Hammond, American baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins)
  • 1966-02-15 Melido Perez, Dominican-American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic
  • 1966-02-20 Derek Lilliquist, American baseball pitcher (Cleveland Indians, Atl Braves)
  • 1966-02-21 Chris Donnels, American baseball infielder (Houston Astros), born in Angeles, California
  • 1966-02-24 Rene Arocha, Cubans-American baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1966-02-27 Chris Howard, American baseball catcher (Seattle Mariners), born in Kenner, Louisiana
  • 1966-03-25 Tom Glavine, American baseball pitcher (Atlanta Braves, Cy Young 1991), born in Concord, Massachusetts
  • 1966-04-11 Steve Scarsone, American baseball infielder (SF Giants), born in Anaheim, California

Person of interestGreg Maddux

1966-04-14 Greg Maddux, Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (4-time NL Cy Young Award), born in San Angelo, Texas

MLB Pitching Legend Greg Maddux
MLB Pitching Legend
Greg Maddux
  • 1966-04-25 Darren Holmes, American baseball pitcher (Colorado Rockies), born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • 1966-05-01 Armando Reynoso, Mexican Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (Atlanta Braves, Colorado Rockies, New York Mets, Arizona Diamondbacks), born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico
  • 1966-05-22 José Mesa, Dominican MLB baseball pitcher, 1987-2007, 2X All-Star (Cleveland Indians; Philadelphia Phillies, and 6 other teams), born in Pueblo Viejo, Dominican Republic
  • 1966-07-07 Hector Burba, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1966-07-07 Jeff Shaw, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Washington Court House, Ohio
  • 1966-08-02 Tim Wakefield [Timothy Stephen], American baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox-1995 AL Comeback Player of the Year), born in Melbourne, Florida
  • 1966-08-10 Gerald Williams, American baseball outfielder (NY Yankees), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1966-08-25 Albert Belle, American baseball outfielder (Cleveland Indians; 5-time MLB All-Star), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • 1966-10-03 Darrin Fletcher, American baseball catcher and broadcaster (Montreal Expos, Toronto Blue Jays), born in Elmhurst, Illinois
  • 1966-10-11 Gregg Olson, American baseball pitcher (Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Tigers), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1966-10-24 F. P. Santangelo, American baseball outfielder (Montreal Expos), born in Livonia, Michigan
  • 1966-10-31 Brian Keyser, American baseball pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Castro Valley, California
  • 1966-11-07 Andy Tomberlin, American baseball outfielder (NY Mets), born in Monroe, North Carolina
  • 1966-11-25 Mark Whiten, American MLB baseball outfielder (4 home runs in one game 1993; St. Louis Cardinals), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • 1966-12-01 Larry Walker, Canadian baseball right fielder (NL MVP 1997; MLB All Star 1992, 1997–1999, 2001), born in Maple Ridge, British Columbia
  • 1966-12-10 Norberto Martin, baseball infielder (Chicago White Sox), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • 1967-01-05 Chris Nabholz, American baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox), born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-01-26 Jeff Branson, American baseball infielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Waynesboro, Mississippi
  • 1967-01-26 Tim Pugh, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds, KC Royals), born in Lake Tahoe, California
  • 1967-02-01 Tim Naehring, American baseball infielder (Boston Red Sox), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1967-02-09 Todd Pratt, American baseball catcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1967-02-11 John Patterson, American baseball infielder (SF Giants), born in Orange, Texas
  • 1967-02-13 Eddie Pye, American baseball infielder (LA Dodgers), born in Columbia, Tennessee
  • 1967-02-18 Matt Turner, American baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins), born in Lexington, Kentucky (d. 2019)
  • 1967-02-20 Kurt Knudsen, American baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
  • 1967-02-25 Rich Rowland, American baseball catcher (Detroit Tigers)
  • 1967-02-26 David Howard, American baseball infielder (KC Royals), born in Sarasota, Florida
  • 1967-02-26 Scott Service, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1967-03-27 Jaime Navarro, Puerto Rican baseball pitcher (Chicago Cubs), born in Bayamón, Puerto Rico
  • 1967-03-28 Shawn Boskie, American baseball pitcher (California Angels), born in Hawthorne, Nevada
  • 1967-04-09 Graeme Lloyd, Australian baseball pitcher (World Series 1996, 98 NY Yankees; Olympic silver 2004), born in Geelong, Australia
  • 1967-04-17 Marquis Grissom, American baseball outfielder (MLB All-Star 1993, 94; World Series 1995; Gold Glove Award 1993–96; Montreal Expos, Atlanta Braves, Cleveland Indians), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1967-04-23 Rhéal Cormier, Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (St. Louis Cardinals; Philadelphia Phillies; Boston Red Sox), born in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada (d. 2021) [1]
  • 1967-05-05 Charles Nagy, American baseball pitcher (Olympic gold 1988; MLB All-Star 1992, 96, 99; Cleveland Indians), born in Fairfield, Connecticut
  • 1967-05-15 John Smoltz, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (8 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1995; NL Cy Young Award 1996; Atlanta Braves), born in Warren, Michigan
  • 1967-06-04 Rick Wilkins, American baseball catcher (Houston Astros), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1967-06-28 Matt Karchner, American baseball pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Berwick, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-07-03 Brian Cashman, American baseball executive (World Series 1998, 99, 2000, 09 NY Yankees), born in Rockville Centre, New York
  • 1967-07-04 Vinny Castilla, Mexican baseball infielder (Colorado Rockies), born in Oaxaca, Mexico
  • 1967-07-05 Tim Worrell, American baseball pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1967-07-25 Ed Sprague Jr., American baseball infielder (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Castro Valley, California
  • 1967-08-07 Jason Grimsley, American baseball pitcher (California Angels), born in Cleveland, Texas
  • 1967-08-20 Andy Benes, American baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Evansville, Indiana
  • 1967-09-03 Luis Gonzalez, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1999, 2001-03, 05; Houston, Arizona), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1967-09-12 Pat Listach, American baseball infielder (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Natchitoches, Louisiana
  • 1967-10-04 Roger Pavlik, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1996; Texas Rangers), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1967-10-13 Trevor Hoffman, American Baseball Hall of Fame closer (first pitcher to 500 & 600 saves milestone), born in Bellflower, California
  • 1967-10-15 Carlos García, Venezuelan baseball infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Táchira State, Venezuela
  • 1967-10-21 John Flaherty, American baseball catcher (Tampa Bay Devil Rays, New York Yankees) and broadcaster (YES Network, NY Yankees), born in NYC, New York
  • 1967-11-08 Henry Rodriguez, Dominican baseball outfielder (Montreal Expos), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • 1967-12-01 Reggie Sanders, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1995; World Series 2001), born in Florence, South Carolina
  • 1967-12-06 Kevin Appier, American MLB baseball pitcher, 1989-94 (Kansas City Royals, and three others), born in Lancaster, California
  • 1967-12-07 Tino Martinez, American MLB baseball first baseman, 1990-2005; All-Star 1995, 1997; World Series 1996, 98–2000 (Seattle Mariners, NY Yankees, and 2 other teams), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1967-12-15 Mo Vaughn, American baseball first baseman (MLB All-Star 1995, 96, 98; AL MVP 1995; Boston Red Sox), born in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • 1968-01-08 Paul Carey, American baseball infielder (Baltimore Orioles), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1968-01-11 Ben Rivera, Dominican-American baseball pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1968-01-24 Ross Powell, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan (d. 2017)
  • 1968-01-27 Eric Wedge, American baseball catcher (Boston Red Sox)
  • 1968-01-27 Rusty Meacham, American baseball pitcher (KC Royals, Seattle Mariners), born in Stuart, Florida
  • 1968-01-29 Kevin Roberson, American baseball outfielder (Chicago Cubs), born in Decatur, Illinois
  • 1968-01-31 Steve Phoenix, American baseball pitcher (Oakland Athletics), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1968-02-10 Ryan Bowen, American baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins), born in Fort Madison, Iowa
  • 1968-02-13 Matt Mieske, American baseball outfielder (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Midland, Michigan

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