Baseball History (Part 8)

Events in Sport

Events 701 - 800 of 901

  • 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
  • 1985-10-26 On a poor call in Game 6, umpire Don Deckinger starts a string of events probably costing St. Louis Cardinals the Baseball World Series; lose 2-1 to KC when leading series, 3-2
  • 1985-10-27 Baseball World Series: KC Royals rout St Louis Cardinals, 11-0 at Royals Stadium for 4 games to 3 series win; MVP: KC pitcher Bret Saberhagen

Sports History

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 White Sox (306 wins), 3-0 at Comiskey Park

Contract of Interest

1986-06-21 1985 Heisman Trophy winner Bo Jackson, signs 3-year contract to play baseball with the Kansas City Royals

Hall of Fame

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

  • 1986-10-13 IOC announces baseball will become a medal sport in 1992
  • 1986-10-27 Baseball World Series: NY Mets win their second title; beat Boston Red Sox, 8-5 at Shea Stadium for 4 games to 3 series win; MVP: Mets infielder Ray Knight
  • 1987-01-14 Catfish Hunter and Billy Williams are elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1987-02-23 Baseball World Series winning manager (1985) Dick Howser retires from Kansas City Royals role due to brain tumor
  • 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

Sports History

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
  • 1987-10-25 Baseball World Series: Minnesota Twins beat St Louis Cardinals, 4-2 at HHH Metrodome for 4-3 series win and franchise first in Minneapolis; MVP: Twins pitcher Frank Viola

Hall of Fame

1988-01-12 Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder/first baseman Willie Stargell elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Hall 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

  • 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

Sports History

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

Baseball Record

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

Sports History

1988-10-20 Baseball World Series: LA Dodgers beat Oakland A's, 5-2 at Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum to clinch 4-1 series win: MVP: LA pitcher Orel Hershiser

  • 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
  • 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

Sports History

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

Sports History

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

  • 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

Baseball 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

  • 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 Baseball World Series: Oakland A's beat San Francisco, 9-6 at Candlestick Park to sweep Giants in earthquake affected "Bay Bridge Series"; MVP: A's pitcher Dave Stewart
  • 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

Sports History

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

Sports History

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

Baseball Record

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

  • 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

Sports History

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

  • 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

Sports History

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

  • 1990-10-20 Baseball World Series: Cincinnati beats A's, 2-1 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

Hall of Fame

1991-01-08 Gaylord Perry, Ferguson Jenkins & Rod Carew elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

  • 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
  • 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
  • 1991-07-21 Ferguson Jenkins, Gaylord Perry, Rod Carew, Tony Lazzeri, & Bill Veeck are inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York

Baseball Record

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

Baseball 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

  • 1991-09-18 American Major League Baseball executive John Hart becomes general manager of Cleveland Indians
  • 1991-10-27 Baseball World Series: 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 Baseball World Series: 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 Fame

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

  • 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

Sports History

1993-10-23 Baseball World Series: Defending champion Toronto Blue Jays beat Philadelphia Phillies, 8-6 at the SkyDome, Toronto to clinch series, 4-2; MVP: Blue Jays infielder Paul Molitor

Hall of Fame

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

  • 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)

Baseball Hall of Fame

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)

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 701 - 800 of 979

  • 1966-12-01 Larry Walker, Canadian Baseball HOF right fielder (NL MVP 1997; NL batting champion 1998, 99, 2001; 5 x MLB All Star; 7 x Gold Glove; Montreal Expos, Colorado Rockies), 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
  • 1967-02-01 Tim Naehring, American baseball infielder (Boston Red Sox) and executive (Vice President of Baseball Operations NY Yankees), 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
  • 1967-02-20 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
  • 1967-03-29 Brian Jordan, American baseball outfielder (St Louis Cardinals), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1967-04-09 Graeme Lloyd, Australian baseball pitcher (World Series 1996, 98 NY Yankees; Olympic silver 2004), born in Geelong, Australia
  • 1967-04-14 Mike Trombley, American MLB baseball pitcher, 1992-2002 (Minnesota Twins and 2 other teams), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • 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
  • 1967-07-21 Lance Painter, American MLB baseball pitcher, 1993-2003 (Colorado Rockies, St. Louis Cardinals, and 3 other teams), born in Bedford, England
  • 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; World Series 2001 Arizona Diamondbacks; Houston Astros), 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; 7 x MLB All Star; SD Padres), 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 MLB baseball outfielder, 1991-2007, All-Star 1995; World Series 2001 (Cincinnati Reds, Arizona Diamondbacks, and 6 other teams), 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 baseball first baseman (MLB All-Star 1995, 1997; World Series 1996, 98–2000 Seattle Mariners, NY Yankees), 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
  • 1968-01-31 Steve Phoenix, American baseball pitcher (Oakland Athletics), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1968-02-05 Roberto Alomar, Puerto Rican Baseball HOF infielder (World Series 1992, 93 Toronto Blue Jays; 12 x MLB All Star; 10 x Gold Glove Award), born in Salinas, Puerto Rico
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 1968-03-22 Ramón Martínez, Dominican baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1990; pitched no-hitter 1995 LA Dodgers), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • 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, 1993-99 (NY Yankees, Philadelphia Phillies, and 2 other teams), 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 Frank Thomas, American Baseball HOF 1st baseman/DH (5 × MLB All-Star; AL MVP 1993, 94; AL batting champion 1997, Chicago White Sox), born in Columbus, Georgia
  • 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
  • 1968-07-29 Mike Williams, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 2002, 03; only pitcher in All-Star game with ERA over 6.00; Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Radford, Virginia
  • 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 HOF catcher (12 x MLB All-Star; 10 x Silver Slugger; LA Dodgers, NY Mets), 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 (World Series 1996, 98–2000; ALCS MVP 1996; 5 × MLB All-Star; 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

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

  • 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 HOF pitcher (5 x MLB All Star; 7 x Gold Glove Award; Baltimore Orioles, NY Yankees), born in Williamsport, Pennsylvania
  • 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
  • 1969-01-15 Delino DeShields, American baseball infielder, 1990-2002 (Montreal Expos, LA Dodgers, and 3 other teams), 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
  • 1969-02-04 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
  • 1969-02-16 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
  • 1969-04-01 Frank Castillo, American MLB baseball pitcher, 1991-2005 (Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox, and 4 other teams), born in El Paso, Texas (d. 2013)
  • 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
  • 1969-07-08 Ernie Young, American baseball outfielder (Oakland A's), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 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
  • 1969-09-25 David Weathers, American baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins, NY Yankees), born in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee

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