Baseball History (Part 7)

Events in Sport

Events 601 - 700 of 906

Sports History

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

Hall of Fame

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

Sports History

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 season wins

Sports History

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

  • 1972-10-22 Baseball World Series: Oakland A's beat Reds, 3-2 in Cincinnati for a 4-3 series win; A's first C'ship since 1930, first in Oakland: MVP: A's catcher Gene Tenace

Hall of Fame

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

  • 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

Hall of Fame

1973-03-20 Pittsburgh Pirates right fielder Roberto Clemente elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame, 11 weeks after his death in a plane crash

  • 1973-05-04 Longest baseball game in Philadelphia's Veterans Stadium, Phillies beat Braves 5-4 in 20 innings

Baseball History

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

Sports History

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

Sports History

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)

Sports History

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 over Chicago White Sox

  • 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

Sports History

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

  • 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

Sports History

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

Sports History

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

Hall of Fame

1974-01-28 Sam Thompson, Jim Bottomley, & Jocko Conlan elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame

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

Hall of Fame

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

  • 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"

Sports History

1974-09-10 MLB St Louis Cardinals Lou Brock ties (104) & then sets (105) baseball stolen base mark

Baseball 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

Contract 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

  • 1974-10-17 Baseball World Series: Oakland A's 3-peat; beat LA Dodgers, 3-2 in Oakland for 4-1 series win; MVP: A's pitcher Rollie Fingers
  • 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
  • 1975-02-03 Billy Herman, Earl Averill, & Bucky Harris elected to 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

Election of Interest

1975-07-16 Major League Baseball owners re-elect Commissioner Bowie Kuhn to a 7-year term

  • 1975-10-22 Baseball World Series: Cincinnati Reds beat Boston Red Sox, 4-3 at Fenway Park for 4 games to 3 series win; MVP: Reds switch hitter Pete Rose
  • 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

Sports History

1976-10-21 Baseball World Series: defending champions Cincinnati Reds sweep NY Yankees; beat Bombers, 7-2 in Game 4 at Yankee Stadium; MVP: Reds catcher Johnny Bench

  • 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)
  • 1977-10-18 Baseball World Series: Reggie Jackson hits 3 consecutive HRs tying Babe Ruth's WS record; NY Yankees beat LA Dodgers, 8-4 to clinch, 4-2 series win; MVP: Yankees outfielder Reggie Jackson
  • 1978-01-19 Eddie Mathews elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1978-01-30 Addie Joss & Larry MacPhail elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Sports History

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
  • 1978-10-17 Baseball World Series: NY Yankees repeat as champions; beat LA, 7-2 at Dodger Stadium for 4-2 series victory; MVP: NY shortstop Bucky Dent
  • 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, and Hack Wilson inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY

Sports History

1979-10-17 Baseball World Series: Pittsburgh Pirates beat Baltimore Orioles, 4-1 at Memorial Stadium for 4 games to 3 series win; MVP: Pirates 1B Willie Stargell

  • 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 Fame

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

Baseball 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

  • 1980-10-21 Baseball World Series: Philadelphia Phillies beat KC Royals, 4-1 at Veterans Stadium to secure series, 4-2; first championship in franchise history; MVP: Phillies 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)

Baseball Record

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

  • 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))
  • 1981-10-28 Baseball World Series: LA Dodgers beat NY Yankees, 9-2 at Yankee Stadium to clinch series, 4 games to 2; first co-MVP's: LA's Ron Cey, Pedro Guerrero, Steve Yeager
  • 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
  • 1982-07-19 1st annual Cracker Jack Old-Timers Baseball Classic: 75-year-old Luke Appling hits a 275-foot HR off Warren Spahn, as AL beats NL 7-2; participants included Hank Aaron, Lou Brock, Bert Campaneris, Joe DiMaggio, Stan Musial, Don Newcombe, and Early Wynn (RFK Stadium, Washington, D.C.)
  • 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
  • 1982-10-20 Baseball World Series: St. Louis Cardinals beat Milwaukee Brewers, 6-3 at Busch Stadium for 4 games to 3 series triumph; MVP: St. Louis catcher Darrell Porter

Sports History

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

Baseball History

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

  • 1983-03-10 Former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Walter Alston is elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1983-07-31 Brooks Robinson, Juan Marichal, George Kell and Walter Alston inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1983-08-25 Triple A baseball's Louisville Redbirds breaks 1 million fan mark
  • 1983-10-16 Baseball World Series: Baltimore Orioles beat Philadelphia Phillies, 5-0 for 4 games to 1 series victory; MVP: Baltimore catcher Rick Dempsey

Hall of Fame

1984-01-10 Luis Aparicio, Harmon Killebrew and Don Drysdale elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame

Election of Interest

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

  • 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
  • 1984-08-12 Harmon Killebrew, Rick Ferrell, Don Drysdale, Pee Wee Reese, & Luis Aparicio are inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, NY
  • 1984-09-30 Bowie Kuhn ends career as Baseball Commissioner
  • 1984-09-30 California Angels Michael Witt is 11th to pitch a perfect baseball game
  • 1984-10-01 Peter Ueberroth replaces Bowie Kuhn as 6th commissioner of Major League Baseball; he has a 4 year tenure
  • 1984-10-14 Baseball World Series: Detroit Tigers beat San Diego Padres, 8-4 at Tiger Stadium to clinch series, 4 games to 1; MVP: Detroit shortstop Alan Trammell

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 992

  • 1962-01-07 Jeff Montgomery, American baseball pitcher, 1987-99, 3X All-Star; AL saves leader, 1993 (Cincinnati Reds, Kansas City Royals), born in Wellston, Ohio
  • 1962-01-10 Jim Lindeman, American baseball outfielder, 1996-84 (St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, and 3 other teams), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • 1962-01-11 Donn Pall, American MLB baseball pitcher, 1988-98 (Chicago White Sox, Florida Marlins, and 3 other teams), born in Evergreen Park, 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, Venezuelan 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
  • 1962-03-26 Kevin Seitzer, MLB baseball infielder, 1986-97, 2X All-Star (Kansas City Royals, Milwaukee Brewers, and 2 other teams), born in Springfield, Illinois
  • 1962-03-29 Billy Beane, American baseball executive (GM Oakland Athletics 1997-2016; MLB Executive of the Year Award 2018; film 'Moneyball' based on Beane), born in Orlando, Florida
  • 1962-07-30 Tom Pagnozzi, American baseball catcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Tucson, Arizona

Roger ClemensRoger Clemens (60 years old)

1962-08-04 American baseball pitcher (7 x Cy Young Awards; AL MVP 1986 Boston Red Sox; Triple Crown 1997, 98 Toronto Blue Jays; 11 x MLB All Star), born in Dayton, Ohio

  • 1962-08-14 Mark Gubicza, American baseball pitcher (KC Royals), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1962-09-03 Dave Clark, American MLB baseball outfielder, 1986-98 (Cleveland Indians, Pittsburgh Pirates, and 5 other teams), manager (Houston Astros, 2009), and coach (Houston, Detroit Tigers), 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

Bo JacksonBo Jackson (60 years old)

1962-11-30 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 Toronto Blue Jays; 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000 NY Yankees), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1963-01-02 Edgar Martínez, American Baseball HOF 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
  • 1963-09-10 Randy Johnson, American Baseball HOF pitcher (10 × MLB All-Star; 5 × Cy Young Award; World Series MVP 2001; Triple Crown 2002; Seattle Mariners, Arizona Diamondbacks), born in Walnut Creek, California
  • 1963-09-21 Cecil Fielder, American baseball infielder (3 x MLB All Star, 2 x AL HR leader, Detroit Tigers; World Series 1996 Atlanta Braves), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1963-10-31 Fred McGriff, American Baseball HOF infielder (World Series 1995 Atlanta Braves; 5 x MLB All Star), 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
  • 1964-02-18 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
  • 1964-04-28 Barry Larkin, American Baseball HOF shortstop (12 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1990; NL MVP 1995; 3 × Gold Glove Award; Cincinnati Reds), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1964-05-11 Floyd Youmans, American MLB baseball pitcher, 1985-89 (Montreal Expos, Philadelphia Phillies), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1964-05-11 Jeff Sellers, American MLB baseball pitcher, 1985-88 (Boston Red Sox), born in Compton, California
  • 1964-05-20 Jeff Schwarz, American baseball pitcher (California Angels, Chicago White Sox)
  • 1964-05-26 Kevin Kennedy, baseball manager (Texas Rangers)

Barry BondsBarry Bonds (58 years old)

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

  • 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
  • 1964-09-01 David West, American MLB baseball pitcher, 1988-98 (Minnesota Twins, Philadelphia Phillies, and 3 other teams), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2022)
  • 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
  • 1964-10-04 Mark McLemore, American MLB baseball player, 1986-2004 (California Angels, Texas Rangers, and 5 other teams), and broadcaster (Texas Rangers), born in San Diego, California
  • 1964-10-07 Rich Delucia, American baseball pitcher (SF Giants), born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • 1964-11-10 Keith Lockhart, American baseball infielder (KC Royals), born in Whittier, California

Dwight GoodenDwight Gooden (58 years old)

1964-11-16 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

  • 1964-11-28 John Burkett, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star, NL wins leader 1993 SF Giants; All Star 2001 Atlanta Braves), born in New Brighton, Pennsylvania
  • 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 MLB baseball outfielder, 1990-2000 (San Diego Padres, Cincinnati Reds, and 4 other teams), born in Middletown, Ohio
  • 1964-12-16 Billy Ripken, American baseball 2nd baseman (Baltimore Orioles, Texas Rangers) and broadcaster (XM Satellite Radio, MLB Network), born in Havre de Grace, Maryland
  • 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
  • 1965-02-12 Rubén Amaro Jr., American baseball outfielder (Cleveland Indians), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1965-02-17 Jim Bowie, Japanese-American baseball infielder (Oakland Athletics)

Ron GantRon Gant (58 years old)

1965-03-02 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

  • 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 HOF infielder (7 × MLB All-Star; 4 × Gold Glove Award; 5 × Silver Slugger Award; 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

Tom GlavineTom Glavine (57 years old)

1966-03-25 American Baseball HOF pitcher (NL Cy Young Award 1991, 98; World Series MVP 1995; 10 x MLB All Star; Atlanta Braves, NY Mets), born in Concord, Massachusetts

Greg MadduxGreg Maddux (57 years old)

1966-04-14 Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (4 x NL Cy Young Award; World Series 1995; 8 x MLB All Star; 18 x Gold Glove; Atlanta Braves), born in San Angelo, Texas

  • 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

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