On This Day

Baseball History (Part 7)

Events in Sport

Events 601 - 700 of 791

  • 1985-01-07 Lou Brock & Hoyt Wilhelm are elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame
  • 1985-03-06 Enos Slaughter & Arky Vaughan are elected to baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1985-07-28 L Brock, Enos Slaughter, A Vaughan, & H Wilhelm inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1985-08-04 New York Yankees retire champion Baseball Hall of Fame shortstop Phil Rizzuto's #10

Sportscaster and MLB Shortstop Phil Rizzuto
Sportscaster and MLB Shortstop
Phil Rizzuto
  • 1985-08-06 MLB Players' Association stages a midseason baseball strike (lasts 1 day)
  • 1985-08-08 Baseball's new agreement permits 2 new NL teams in 1993
  • 1985-10-02 A Mayor Richard Caliguiri led coalition of public and private groups committed to keeping the struggling Pittsburgh Pirates in town for at least 5 years reach agreement to buy the baseball team for $22 million

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1986-06-09 In a clash of future Baseball Hall of Fame starting pitchers California Angel Don Sutton (298 wins) beats Tom Seaver of the Chicago WS (306 wins), 3-0 at Comiskey Park

Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher Tom Seaver
Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher
Tom Seaver
  • 1986-06-10 A. Bartlett Giamatti succeeds Chub Feeney as President of baseball's National League
  • 1986-06-21 1985 Heisman Trophy winner Bo Jackson, signs 3-year contract to play baseball with the Kansas City Royals

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1986-08-03 Willie McCovey, Bobby Doerr and Ernie Lombardi are inducted in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY

Baseball Hall of Fame 1st Baseman Willie McCovey
Baseball Hall of Fame 1st Baseman
Willie McCovey
  • 1986-10-13 IOC announces baseball will become a medal sport in 1992
  • 1987-01-14 Catfish Hunter and Billy Williams are elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1987-02-25 LaMarr Hoyt is banned from baseball for 1987, due to drug abuse
  • 1987-04-06 Los Angeles Dodger's GM Al Campanis appears on TV program ABC News: Nightline saying Blacks may not be equipped to be in baseball management, sparking a racial controversy
  • 1987-05-29 Robin Ventura set a college baseball record with hits in 57 games
  • 1987-06-01 Cleveland Indians pitcher Phil Niekro beats Detroit Tigers, 9-6 for his 314th MLB victory; combines with Joe Niekro (216) for most combined wins by brothers in baseball history (530)
  • 1987-06-24 Salt Lake City Trappers begin pro baseball record 29 consecutive win streak
  • 1987-07-26 Catfish Hunter Billy Williams and Ray Dandridge inducted in Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1987-08-31 The Great Potato Incident: Minor league Williamsport Bills catcher Dave Bresnahan attempts to lure an opposing baserunner off third base using a potato carved to look like a baseball. Umpire calls runner safe, and the catcher is fined $50 and released by the team [1] [2]
  • 1987-10-12 Minnesota Twins beat Detroit Tigers, 9-5 in ALCS Game 5 at Tiger Stadium for 4-1 series win; go on to win club's first Baseball World Series

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1988-01-12 Willie Stargell (Pitts Pirate), elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame Baseball Player Willie Stargell
Hall of Fame Baseball Player
Willie Stargell

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1988-03-01 For first time since 1956, the Special Veterans Committee does not elect anyone to the Baseball Hall of Fame; Phil Rizzuto, Leo Durocher, Joe Gordon and Gil Hodges passed over

Baseball Player and Manager Leo Durocher
Baseball Player and Manager
Leo Durocher
MLB First Baseman Gil Hodges
MLB First Baseman
Gil Hodges
Sportscaster and MLB Shortstop Phil Rizzuto
Sportscaster and MLB Shortstop
Phil Rizzuto
  • 1988-05-14 1st non-pitcher (Jose Oquendo) in 20 years to get a decision in a baseball game, he & St Louis Cards lose to Braves 7-5 in 19 inn
  • 1988-07-27 Baseball star Tommy John commits record 3 errors on 1 play as Yanks rout Brewers 16-3
  • 1988-07-31 Pittsburgh Pirates 1st baseman/left fielder and 7-time All Star Willie Stargell becomes 200th man inducted in Baseball's Hall of Fame
  • 1988-09-08 NL president A. Bartlett Giamatti is unanimously elected Major League Baseball's 7th Commissioner
  • 1988-09-13 10th time, 4 players hit baseball major-league record grand slams

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1988-09-23 Jose Canseco is baseball's 1st to steal 40 bases & hit 40 HRs

MLB Player José Canseco
MLB Player
José Canseco
  • 1988-10-20 LA Dodgers beat Oakland A's in baseball's 85th World Series 4 games to 1
  • 1988-12-14 CBS' $1.1 B bid wins exclusive 1990-94 major-league baseball rights
  • 1989-01-05 Baseball signs $400M with ESPN, showing 175 games in 1990

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1989-01-09 Johnny Bench & Carl Yastrzemski elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

MLB Catcher Johnny Bench
MLB Catcher
Johnny Bench
MLB Outfielder Carl Yastrzemski
MLB Outfielder
Carl Yastrzemski
  • 1989-02-03 Baseball's National League announces Yanks' broadcaster Bill White will its 1st African American President
  • 1989-02-28 10-time All Star second baseman and manager Red Schoendienst and umpire Al Barlick are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1989-03-20 Baseball announces Reds manager Pete Rose is under investigation

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1989-04-01 A. Bartlett Giamatti replaces Peter Ueberroth as 7th commissioner of Major League Baseball; dies suddenly of a heart attack 5 months later

Olympic Executive and Commissioner of Baseball Peter Ueberroth
Olympic Executive and Commissioner of Baseball
Peter Ueberroth
  • 1989-06-07 1st Baseball game to start outdoors & end indoors, as Toronto Blue Jays stadium closes roof during game at 8:48, & beat Brewers 4-2

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1989-08-03 Future Baseball Hall of Fame left fielder Rickey Henderson sets AL mark of 50 stolen bases in 9 of his first 11 seasons in MLB

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • 1989-08-06 Boston Red Sox retire Baseball Hall of Fame left fielder, 1st baseman Carl Yastrezemski's #8
  • 1989-08-24 Pete Rose is suspended from baseball for life for gambling
  • 1989-09-13 Fay Vincent elected baseball's 8th commissioner
  • 1989-10-28 Oakland A's beat San Francisco, 9-6 at Candlestick Park to sweep Giants in earthquake affected "Bay Bridge" Baseball World Series; A's pitcher Dave Stewart MVP

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1990-01-09 Jim Palmer & Joe Morgan elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

MLB Hall of Fame Infielder and Broadcaster Joe Morgan
MLB Hall of Fame Infielder and Broadcaster
Joe Morgan
Baseball Player Jim Palmer
Baseball Player
Jim Palmer
  • 1990-02-04 St Petersburg Pelicans beat West Palm Beach Tropics 12-4 to win 1st Senior Professional Baseball Association Championship
  • 1990-02-15 Baseball owners lock out players
  • 1990-03-18 32-day lockout by baseball owners ends
  • 1990-04-21 National League umpire is arrested for stealing baseball cards

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1990-05-22 Deion Sanders becomes involved in a dispute with Chicago White Sox catcher Carlton Fisk, one of the most infamous incidents of Sanders' baseball career

NFL Legend Deion Sanders
NFL Legend
Deion Sanders

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1990-05-26 Philadelphia Phillies retire future Baseball Hall of Fame 3rd baseman Mike Schmidt's uniform #20

MLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt
MLB Third Baseman
Mike Schmidt

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1990-06-09 Dodger Eddie Murray ties Mickey Mantle with baseball's switch hit HRs in 10 games

MLB 1st Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB 1st Baseman
Eddie Murray
Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle
  • 1990-06-21 At Yankee Stadium rally, Nelson Mandela dons a NY Yankee baseball cap and proclaims "I am a Yankee!"
  • 1990-07-26 US beats Soviet Union 17-0 in baseball at Goodwill Games

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1990-07-30 George Steinbrenner is forced by Commissioner of Baseball Fay Vincent to resign as principal partner of NY Yankees

New York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner
New York Yankees Owner
George Steinbrenner
  • 1990-08-06 Jim Palmer and Joe Morgan are inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, NY
  • 1990-08-14 Denver vote for a 1% sales tax to pay for a baseball franchise

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1990-08-31 Baseball outfielders Ken Griffey and Ken Griffey Jr. become the 1st father and son to play on same team (Seattle Mariners), the pair hit back-to-back singles in the first inning and both scored

Baseball Hall of Fame Outfielder Ken Griffey Jr.
Baseball Hall of Fame Outfielder
Ken Griffey Jr.
  • 1990-10-20 World Series Baseball: Cincinnati beats A's, 2-1 in Game 4 at Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum to sweep Oakland and win Reds' 5th title; MVP: Reds' pitcher José Rijo
  • 1990-12-26 Senior Professional Baseball Association folds
  • 1991-01-09 Baseball officially bans Pete Rose from being elected to Hall of Fame for betting on baseball
  • 1991-02-04 Baseball's Hall of Fame board of directors vote 12-0 to bar Pete Rose, due to his betting on games while a player and manager

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1991-02-26 Bill Veeck & Tony Lazzeri elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

MLB Team Owner and Promoter Bill Veeck
MLB Team Owner and Promoter
Bill Veeck
  • 1991-03-30 1st exhibition baseball games at Joe Robbie Stadium (Yanks-Orioles)
  • 1991-04-08 Major league umpires & baseball reach a 4-year agreement

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1991-07-28 Dennis Martínez pitches the 13th perfect game in baseball history

MLB Pitcher Dennis Martínez
MLB Pitcher
Dennis Martínez

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1991-09-04 MLB Statistical Accuracy Committee votes to drop asterisk next to Roger Maris' 1961 home run record of 61 (passing Babe Ruth's 60) & determine an official no hitter must go at least 9 innings

Baseball Player Roger Maris
Baseball Player
Roger Maris
  • 1991-09-18 American Major League Baseball executive John Hart becomes general manager of Cleveland Indians
  • 1991-10-27 World Series Baseball: Minnesota Twins beat Atlanta Braves, 1-0 in 10 in Game 7 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome; win 2nd title since move to Minneapolis; MVP: Twins pitcher Jack Morris
  • 1992-01-07 Tom Seaver & Rollie Fingers elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame
  • 1992-04-13 Longest 2 undefeated baseball teams to meet (NY Yanks 5-0 vs Toronto Blue Jays 6-0); Yanks score 3 in top of 9th to win 5-2
  • 1992-04-24 George Steinbrenner drops his suits against baseball
  • 1992-06-08 NY Yankee pitcher Steve Howe is banned from baseball for 7th time
  • 1992-06-11 US Olympic baseball team plays 1st exhibition game, beat Venezuela 20-0
  • 1992-06-20 Kelly Saunders is 2nd female baseball PA announcer (Baltimore Orioles)
  • 1992-06-24 Commissioner Fay Vincent permanently bans Steve Howe from baseball
  • 1992-08-02 Tom Seaver, Rollie Fingers, Hal Newhouser & Bill McGowan are inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1992-08-05 Cuba wins baseball's inaugural gold medal at the Olympic Games in Barcelona, beating Chinese Taipei 11-1
  • 1992-08-24 1st structural steel beams are erected at Jacobs Field (now Progressive Field) baseball stadium in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1992-09-07 Baseball commissioner Faye Vincent resigns
  • 1992-09-07 Former owner and team president of the Milwaukee Brewers Bud Selig is appointed interim Commissioner of Major League Baseball; holds office until becoming official Commissioner in 1998
  • 1992-10-11 Deion Sanders, plays for Atlanta Falcons (NFL) & Braves (Baseball)
  • 1992-10-17 1st Baseball World Series featuring non-American team; Game 1: Toronto Blue Jays lose 3-1 to Braves at Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium
  • 1992-10-18 1st non-American team to win a Baseball World Series game; Toronto Blue Jays beat Atlanta Braves, 5-4 at Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium
  • 1992-10-20 1st Baseball World Series game is played outside United States; Toronto Blue Jays beat Atlanta Braves, 3-2 in Game 3 at SkyDome in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1992-10-22 Atlanta Braves become 1st American team to win a Baseball World Series game outside of United States; beat Toronto Blue Jays, 7-2 in Game 5 at SkyDome in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1992-10-24 World Series Baseball: Toronto Blue Jays beat Atlanta Braves, 4-3 in Game 6 at Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium to win their first-ever title; MVP: Toronto catcher Pat Borders
  • 1993-05-26 In Major League Baseball, Carlos Martinez famously hits a ball off Jose Canseco's head for a home run
  • 1993-07-31 Toronto Blue Jays obtain future Baseball Hall of Fame OF Rickey Henderson from Oakland in exchange for minor leaguers Steve Karsay and Jose Herrera

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1993-08-01 14-time MLB All Star Reggie Jackson is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY

MLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson
MLB Right Fielder
Reggie Jackson
  • 1993-08-02 Maryland investors led by Baltimore attorney Peter Angelos buy the Baltimore Orioles at auction in New York for $173m, nearly $50m more than ever paid for a baseball team
  • 1993-09-08 Baseball's proposed switch to a three-division format OKed in AL
  • 1993-10-23 World Series Baseball: Defending champion Toronto Blue Jays beat Philadelphia Phillies, 8-6 in Game 6 at the SkyDome, Toronto; MVP: Blue Jays infielder Paul Molitor

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1994-01-12 Steve Carlton (Phillies) elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Baseball Pitcher Steve Carlton
Baseball Pitcher
Steve Carlton
  • 1994-02-23 Indians owner Richard Jacobs announces he will pay $10 million to name baseball field (Jacobs Field) at Gateway (becomes official 3/23)
  • 1994-02-25 New York Yankees shortstop Phil Rizzuto is elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1994-04-03 1st roster of Silver Bullets (all-female pro baseball team) announced
  • 1994-05-08 Colorado Silver Bullets (all-female pro baseball team) 1st game
  • 1994-07-16 Baseball Night in America premieres (no Saturday day games)
  • 1994-07-23 Longest baseball rain delay (3:39) as Giants beat Mets 4-2 in NYC
  • 1994-07-28 Texas Rangers pitcher Kenny Rogers throws the only perfect game in franchise history, against the California Angels

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 822

  • 1968-02-25 David Hulse, American baseball outfielder (Texas Rangers)
  • 1968-02-26 J. T. Snow, American baseball infielder (NY Yankees, California Angels), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1968-02-28 J T Snow, American baseball 1st baseman (NY Yankees, California Angels)
  • 1968-04-03 Mike Lansing, American MLB baseball infielder, 1993-2001 (Montreal Expos, Coloradao Rockies, Boston Red Sox), born in Rawlins, Wyoming
  • 1968-04-15 Billy Brewer, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1968-04-19 Brent Mayne, American baseball catcher (NY Mets), born in Loma Linda, California
  • 1968-05-04 Eddie Pérez, Venezuelan-American baseball catcher (Atlanta Braves), born in Ciudad Ojeda, Venezuela
  • 1968-05-22 Alan Levine, Baseball pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Park Ridge, Illinois
  • 1968-05-24 Jerry Dipoto, American baseball pitcher (NY Mets), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1968-05-27 Jeff Bagwell, American Baseball Hall of Fame infielder (MLB All-Star 1994, 96, 97, 99; NL MVP 1994; Gold Glove Award 1994; Houston Astros), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1968-06-30 Dan Peltier, American baseball outfielder (SF Giants), born in Clifton Park, New York
  • 1968-07-07 Chuck Knoblauch, American baseball shortstop (NY Yankees, Minnesota Twins), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1968-07-26 Mike Mohler, American baseball pitcher (Oakland A's), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1968-08-03 Rod Beck, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1993, 94, 97; San Francisco Giants), born in Burbank, California (d. 2007)
  • 1968-09-04 Mike Piazza, American baseball catcher (LA Dodgers), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-09-06 Pat Meares, American baseball infielder (Minnesota Twins), born in Salina, Kansas
  • 1968-09-13 Bernie Williams, Puerto Rican baseball outfielder (NY Yankees), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 1968-09-13 Denny Neagle, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1995, 97; NL wins leader 1997; Pittsburgh Pirates, Atlanta Braves), born in Gambrills, Maryland
  • 1968-10-24 Ken Ryan, American baseball pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island
  • 1968-10-31 Eddie Taubensee, American baseball catcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Beeville, Texas
  • 1968-11-03 Paul Quantrill, Canadian baseball pitcher and coach (MLB All Star 2001; Toronto Blue Jays), born in London, Ontario

Person of interestSammy Sosa

1968-11-12 Sammy Sosa, Dominican baseball outfielder (Chicago Cubs), born in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic

MLB Outfielder Sammy Sosa
MLB Outfielder
Sammy Sosa
  • 1968-12-02 Darryl Kile, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1993, 97, 2000; no-hitter 1993; Houston Astros), born in Garden Grove, California (d. 2002)
  • 1968-12-08 Mike Mussina, American baseball pitcher (5-time MLB All Star), Williamsport, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-12-11 Derek Bell, American baseball outfielder (Houston Astros), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1968-12-25 Scott Bullett, American baseball outfielder (Chicago Cubs), born in Martinsburg, West Virginia
  • 1968-12-29 James Mouton, American baseball outfielder (Houston Astros), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1969-01-06 Alvin Morman, American baseball pitcher (Houston Astros), born in Rockingam, North Carolina
  • 1969-01-07 Chris Hatcher, American baseball outfielder (Houston Astros), born in Kinston, North Carolina
  • 1969-01-08 Brian Boehringer, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1969-01-09 Domingo Jean, Dominican-American baseball pitcher (Houston Astros), born in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
  • 1969-01-13 Kevin Foster, American baseball pitcher (Chicago Cubs)
  • 1969-01-15 Delino DeShields, American baseball infielder (Montreal Expos, LA Dodgers), born in Seaford, Delaware
  • 1969-01-19 Orlando Palmeiro, American baseball outfielder (California Angels), born in Hoboken, New Jersey
  • 1969-01-22 Keith Gordon, American baseball outfielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • 1969-02-03 Terry Bradshaw, American baseball outfielder (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1969-02-04 Brad Cornett, American baseball pitcher, appeared in 14 games (Toronto Blue Jays, 1994-95), Brad Cornett
  • 1969-02-06 Bob Wickman, American baseball pitcher (Chicago White Sox, NY Yankees), born in Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • 1969-02-10 Tim Clark, American baseball outfielder (Florida Marlins), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1969-02-11 Bryan Eversgerd, American baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Centralia, Illinois
  • 1969-02-11 Kevin King, American baseball pitcher (Seattle Mariners), born in Atwater, California
  • 1969-02-16 Tim Costo, American baseball infielder (Cincinnati Reds)
  • 1969-02-26 Brandon Wilson, American baseball infielder (Chicago White Sox), born in Gaborone, Botswana
  • 1969-02-27 Willie Banks, American baseball pitcher (Chicago Cubs), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1969-04-04 Carlos Reyes, American baseball pitcher (Oakland A's), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1969-04-15 Jeromy Burnitz, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1999; Milwaukee Brewers), born in Westminster, California
  • 1969-04-25 Travis Fryman, American baseball infielder (Detroit Tigers), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • 1969-06-26 Mike Myers, American baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers), born in Arlington Heights, Illinois
  • 1969-08-01 Kevin Jarvis, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • 1969-08-09 Troy Percival, American baseball pitcher (California Angels), born in Fontana, California
  • 1969-08-13 Alex Fernandez, Cuban-American baseball pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1969-08-21 Andújar Cedeño, Dominican baseball infielder (Houston Astros, Detroit Tigers), born in La Romana, Dominican Republic (d. 2000)
  • 1969-09-25 David Weathers, American baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins, NY Yankees), born in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
  • 1969-10-13 Tim Crabtree, American baseball pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Jackson, Michigan
  • 1969-10-24 Arthur Rhodes, American baseball pitcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in Waco, Texas
  • 1969-10-25 Larry Thomas, American baseball pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1969-11-06 Don Wengert, American baseball pitcher (Oakland A's), born in Sioux City, Iowa
  • 1969-11-09 Angel Miranda, Puerto Rican baseball pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Person of interestKen Griffey Jr.

1969-11-21 Ken Griffey Jr., American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (13-time MLB All Star, AL MVP 1997), born in Donora, Pennsylvania

Baseball Hall of Fame Outfielder Ken Griffey Jr.
Baseball Hall of Fame Outfielder
Ken Griffey Jr.
  • 1969-12-14 Dave Nilsson, Australian baseball catcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • 1969-12-22 Andrew Scott, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics 1996), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1970-01-02 Royce Clayton, American baseball shortstop (MLB All Star 1997; SF Giants, St Louis Cardinals) and actor (The Rookie, Moneyball), born in Burbank, California
  • 1970-01-14 Steve Cooke, American baseball pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Lihue, Hawaii
  • 1970-01-19 Rick Krivda, American baseball pitcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania
  • 1970-01-19 T. J. Mathews, American baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Columbia, Illinois
  • 1970-01-20 Marvin Benard, American baseball outfielder (SF Giants), born in Bluefields, Nicaragua
  • 1970-01-23 Alan Embree, American baseball pitcher (Cleveland Indians), born in The Dalles, Oregon
  • 1970-01-23 Mark Wohlers, American baseball pitcher (Atlanta Braves), born in Holyoke, Massachusetts
  • 1970-01-23 Sherman Obando, Panamanian baseball outfielder (Montreal Expos), born in Bocas del Toro Province, Panama
  • 1970-01-26 Dan Carlson, American baseball pitcher (SF Giants), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1970-02-04 John Frascatore, American baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 1970-02-06 Mark Hutton, Australian baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1970-02-10 Alberto Castillo, Dominican-American baseball catcher (NY Mets), born in San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican Republic
  • 1970-02-13 Kevin Stocker, American baseball infielder (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Spokane, Washington
  • 1970-02-14 Kelly Stinnett, American baseball catcher (NY Mets), born in Lawton, Oklahoma
  • 1970-02-18 Tyler Green, American baseball pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Springfield, Ohio
  • 1970-02-21 Javier De La Hoya, Mexican-American baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins), born in Durango, Mexico
  • 1970-03-04 Dave Stevens, American MLB baseball pitcher, 1994-2000 (Minnesota Twins, and 3 other teams), born in Fullerton, California
  • 1970-04-02 Jon Lieber, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 2001; Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs), born in Council Bluffs, Iowa
  • 1970-04-11 Sean Bergman, American baseball pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in Joliet, Illinois
  • 1970-04-29 J R Phillips, American baseball infielder (Philadelphia Phillies), born in West Covina, California, born in East Covina, California
  • 1970-06-11 Bill Selby, American baseball infielder (Boston Red Sox), born in Monroeville, Alabama
  • 1970-06-12 Damon Buford, American baseball outfielder (Texas Rangers), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1970-06-25 Aaron Sele, American baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox), born in Golden Valley, Minnesota
  • 1970-06-27 Ricardo Jordan, American baseball pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Boynton Beach, Florida
  • 1970-07-05 Doug Bochtler, American baseball pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • 1970-07-14 Mark Brandenburg, American baseball pitcher (Texas Rangers), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1970-07-16 William Van Landingham, American baseball pitcher (SF Giants), born in Columbia, Tennessee
  • 1970-08-12 Jim Schlossnagle, baseball coach
  • 1970-08-18 Robert Higginson, American baseball outfielder (Detroit Tigers), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1970-09-04 Luis Lopez, Puerto Rican baseball infielder (San Diego Padres), born in Cidra, Puerto Rico
  • 1970-09-09 Dan Miceli, American baseball pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1970-09-09 Joey Hamilton, American baseball pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in Statesboro, Georgia
  • 1970-09-16 Paul Shuey, American baseball pitcher (Cleveland Indians), born in Lima, Ohio
  • 1970-10-02 Eddie Guardado, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 2002-03; AL saves leader 2002; Minnesota Twins), born in Stockton, California
  • 1970-10-08 David Doster, American baseball infielder (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • 1970-10-31 Steve Trachsel, American baseball pitcher (Chicago Cubs), born in Oxnard, California
  • 1970-11-05 Javier Lopez, Puerto Rican baseball pitcher (Atlanta Braves), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 1970-11-09 Chad Ogea, American baseball pitcher (Cleveland Indians), born in Lake Charles, Louisiana
  • 1970-11-18 Allen Watson, American baseball pitcher (SF Giants), born in Brooklyn, New York

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