Baseball History on April 13

Baseball history on April 13, including a list of every Major League baseball player born on April 13, a list of every Major League baseball player who died on April 13, a list of every Major League baseball player who made their big league debut on April 13, and a list of every Major League baseball player whose final big league game was on April 13.

"No matter how your mind works, baseball reaches out to you. If you're an emotional person, baseball asks for your heart. If you are a thinking man or a thinking woman, baseball wants your opinion. Whether you are left-brain or right-brain, Type A or Type Z, whether your mind is bent towards mathematics or toward history or psychology or geometry, whether you are young or old, baseball has its way of asking for you. If you are a reader, there is always something new to read about baseball, and always something old. If you are a sedentary person, a TV watcher, baseball is on TV; if you always have to be going somewhere, baseball is somewhere you can go. If you are a collector, baseball offers you a hundred things that you can collect. If you have children, baseball is something you can do with children; if you have parents and cannot talk to them, baseball is something you can still talk to them about." - Baseball Historian Bill James in The New Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract
Baseball History on April 13

Baseball Births on April 13 / Baseball Deaths on April 13

Baseball History on April 13

Baseball Debuts on April 13 / Baseball Retirements on April 13

1906 - Whitey Alperman
1907 - Elijah Jones
1909 - Dolly Gray
1909 - Bob Groom
1909 - George McConnell
1911 - Gene Elliott
1911 - Tex Jones
1911 - Harry Spratt
1912 - Curt Coleman
1912 - Jack Fournier
1912 - Rube Peters
1912 - Tom Seaton
1913 - Luther Bonin
1913 - Everett Booe
1913 - Walt Leverenz
1913 - Dwight Stone
1913 - Ernie Walker
1914 - Charlie Hanford
1916 - Walter Schmidt
1917 - Hal Carlson
1917 - Jimmy Ring
1917 - Dutch Ruether
1921 - Frank Brazill
1921 - Frank Bruggy
1921 - Lew Fonseca
1921 - Buck Freeman
1921 - Butch Henline
1921 - Ted Odenwald
1921 - Frank Parkinson
1921 - Goldie Rapp
1921 - Ray Rohwer
1921 - Riggs Stephenson
1921 - Specs Toporcer
1922 - Clyde Barfoot
1922 - Marty Callaghan
1922 - Ollie Fuhrman
1922 - Bert Griffith
1922 - Rube Yarrison
1923 - Red Miller
1926 - Cuckoo Christensen
1926 - Bunny Hearn
1926 - Joe Kelly
1926 - Sam Langford
1926 - Tony Lazzeri
1926 - Pete Scott
1926 - Ty Tyson
1926 - Paul Waner
1926 - Tony Welzer
1926 - Hal Wiltse
1928 - Grady Adkins
1928 - Fred Bennett
1928 - Tiny Chaplin
1928 - Chick Fullis
1928 - Ossie Orwoll
1928 - Ollie Sax
1928 - Merle Settlemire
1928 - Al Shealy
1928 - Al Spohrer
1928 - Bill Sweeney
1932 - Bill Brenzel
1932 - Harry Davis
1932 - Bill Lawrence
1933 - Bill Dietrich
1933 - Jack Knott
1933 - Frank Reiber
1953 - Bill Bruton
1954 - Hank Aaron
1954 - Harry Agganis
1954 - Gair Allie
1954 - Tom Alston
1954 - Frank Bolling
1954 - Ray Crone
1954 - Alex Grammas
1954 - Gail Henley
1954 - Tom Herrin
1954 - Spook Jacobs
1954 - Stan Jok
1954 - Royce Lint
1954 - Wally Moon
1954 - Vic Power
1954 - Billy Queen
1954 - Rudy Regalado
1954 - Curt Roberts
1954 - Don Robertson
1954 - Danny Schell
1954 - Billy Shantz
1954 - Bob Skinner
1954 - Bill Skowron
1954 - Bill Upton
1954 - Ozzie Van Brabant
1955 - Ted Abernathy
1955 - Bill Currie
1955 - Gene Freese
1955 - Vince Gonzales
1955 - Roman Mejias
1962 - Pidge Browne
1962 - Ray Daviault
1962 - Dave Giusti
1962 - Jack Hamilton
1962 - Phil Linz
1962 - Merritt Ranew
1962 - Morrie Steevens
1962 - Bob Uecker
1962 - Johnny Weekly
1963 - Jim Duckworth
1963 - Dave Morehead
1964 - Bobby Knoop
1964 - Mel Queen
1964 - Chico Ruiz
1965 - Davey Johnson
1965 - John Sanders
1965 - Dick Wantz
1966 - Joe Foy
1966 - Adrian Garrett
1966 - Pete Magrini
1966 - Ron Stone
1967 - Candy Harris
1967 - Tom Seaver
1968 - Ellie Hendricks
1968 - Jeff James
1970 - Jim Johnson
1971 - Rick Auerbach
1971 - Bill Parsons
1973 - Larry Christenson
1973 - Mike Sadek
1974 - Don DeMola
1974 - Leon Hooten
1974 - Pat Osburn
1975 - Pete Falcone
1975 - Billy Smith
1976 - Mike Dupree
1976 - Andres Mora
1976 - Bob Randall
1976 - Joel Youngblood
1977 - Dave Coleman
1977 - Mike Willis
1979 - Lynn Jones
1979 - Jerry Narron
1979 - Gary Wilson
1980 - Scott Munninghoff
1980 - George Vukovich
1982 - Joe Cowley
1983 - Bob Gibson
1985 - Ron Mathis
1985 - Rich Yett
1986 - Rafael Montalvo
1986 - Kurt Stillwell
1987 - Dave Meads
1989 - Derek Lilliquist
1990 - Craig Grebeck
1991 - Kirk Dressendorfer
1991 - Bruce Egloff
1991 - Jose Escobar
1993 - Ricky Gutierrez
1993 - Kerry Taylor
1998 - Ryan Radmanovich
1999 - Jeff Zimmerman
2000 - Justin Brunette
2002 - Kevin Gryboski
2005 - Mike Fontenot
2006 - Tony Pena
2008 - Jeff Niemann
2011 - Eduardo Sanchez
2012 - David Carpenter
2013 - Michael Roth
2014 - Steven Souza Jr.
2016 - Greg Mahle
2017 - Joe Jimenez
2018 - Ronald Guzman
2018 - Engelb Vielma
Players Born on, Died on, Debut on, Finished on April 13


Baseball history on April 13 includes a total of 43 Major League baseball players born that day of the year, 33 Major League baseball players who died on that date, 170 baseball players who made their Major League debut on that date, and 20 Major League baseball players who appeared in their final game that date.

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Bill James, on the same page of the same book we used at the top of this page, said, "But as I began to do research on the history of baseball (in order to discuss the players more intelligently) I began to feel that there was a history a baseball that had not been written at that time, a history of good and ordinary players, a history of being a fan, a history of games that meant something at the time but mean nothing now." To that end, I have created Baseball Almanac. A site to worship baseball. A site by a fan who is trying to tell the history of good and ordinary baseball players .

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