Baseball History on July 20

Baseball history on July 20, including a list of every Major League baseball player born on July 20, a list of every Major League baseball player who died on July 20, a list of every Major League baseball player who made their big league debut on July 20, and a list of every Major League baseball player whose final big league game was on July 20.

"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 July 20

Baseball Births on July 20 / Baseball Deaths on July 20

Baseball History on July 20

Baseball Debuts on July 20 / Baseball Retirements on July 20

1877 - Will White
1887 - Bill Burke
1893 - Joe Sugden
1894 - Jim Ritz
1910 - Ernie Lush
1910 - Ed Moyer
1912 - Joe Vernon
1915 - Charlie Babington
1916 - Chuck Wortman
1917 - Ira Flagstead
1918 - Jesse Haines
1918 - Bugs Morris
1921 - Kettle Wirts
1922 - Uel Eubanks
1926 - Bill Clowers
1926 - Jimmy Uchrinscko
1929 - Milt Shoffner
1932 - Skeeter Webb
1935 - George Turbeville
1940 - Earl Johnson
1945 - Larry Drake
1945 - Ed Stevens
1955 - Jim Bunning
1955 - Don Kaiser
1955 - Don Plarski
1958 - Ted Bowsfield
1963 - Dick Smith
1966 - Joe Verbanic
1969 - Vida Blue
1970 - Jeff Burroughs
1973 - John Morlan
1973 - Carlos Velazquez
1976 - Bo McLaughlin
1976 - Joe Sambito
1980 - Jim Tracy
1980 - Dan Whitmer
1983 - Bill Lyons
1985 - Cecil Fielder
1987 - Alex Madrid
1988 - Roger Samuels
1991 - Chris Beasley
1992 - Tim Fortugno
1992 - Paul Quantrill
1992 - Shane Reynolds
1994 - Robert Perez
1995 - Mark Brandenburg
1995 - Kenny Robinson
1996 - Pablo Martinez
1999 - Joe Davenport
2000 - Mike Bell
2000 - Cameron Cairncross
2001 - Adam Dunn
2001 - Brett Jodie
2002 - Carl Crawford
2002 - Luis de los Santos
2002 - John Patterson
2005 - Chip Ambres
2005 - Clay Hensley
2006 - Carlos Quentin
2007 - Shelley Duncan
2007 - Manny Parra
2007 - Ehren Wassermann
2008 - Geno Espineli
2009 - J.D. Martin
2009 - Kevin Mulvey
2011 - Jose Altuve
2011 - Duane Below
2011 - Ryan Cook
2011 - Dane De La Rosa
2012 - Cody Allen
2012 - Ryan Wheeler
2013 - Drake Britton
2013 - Brock Peterson
2013 - Henry Urrutia
2014 - Taylor Thompson
2016 - Koda Glover
2017 - Kyle Martin
Players Born on, Died on, Debut on, Finished on July 20


Baseball history on July 20 includes a total of 48 Major League baseball players born that day of the year, 13 Major League baseball players who died on that date, 77 baseball players who made their Major League debut on that date, and 60 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 .

Last-Modified: June 12, 2019 3:35 AM EST

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