Baseball History on September 17

Baseball history on September 17, including a list of every Major League baseball player born on September 17, a list of every Major League baseball player who died on September 17, a list of every Major League baseball player who made their big league debut on September 17, and a list of every Major League baseball player whose final big league game was on September 17.

"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 September 17

Baseball Births on September 17 / Baseball Deaths on September 17

Baseball History on September 17

Baseball Debuts on September 17 / Baseball Retirements on September 17

1884 - Jim McCauley
1884 - Bill Smith
1887 - Charlie Sprague
1891 - Lew Graulich
1892 - Mark McGrillis
1893 - Connie Murphy
1895 - John Corcoran
1896 - Abel Lizotte
1897 - Ira Belden
1898 - Bill Phyle
1900 - Curt Bernard
1900 - Danny Murphy
1902 - Andy Coakley
1902 - Gus Dorner
1902 - Ernie Ross
1902 - John Terry
1903 - Harry Berte
1904 - Harry McChesney
1906 - Chet Chadbourne
1906 - Eddie Collins
1907 - Bill Bailey
1907 - Frank Barberich
1907 - Walter Blair
1908 - Birdie Cree
1909 - Bill McCorry
1909 - Dixie Walker
1910 - Cy Alberts
1910 - Bunny Hearn
1912 - Earl Blackburn
1912 - Stan Gray
1912 - Ovid Nicholson
1912 - Casey Stengel
1913 - George Tomer
1913 - Lefty Williams
1914 - Walter Barbare
1914 - Tim Bowden
1914 - Bob Clemens
1914 - Ed Hemingway
1914 - Dick Kauffman
1914 - Dutch Schirick
1914 - Allen Sothoron
1915 - Harry Damrau
1915 - Buck Danner
1915 - Ralph Edwards
1915 - Jim Hickman
1915 - Bill Meehan
1915 - Wally Reinecker
1915 - Jack Richardson
1916 - Jess Buckles
1917 - Howdy Caton
1917 - Red Smith
1917 - Bill Webb
1919 - Art Ewoldt
1919 - Frank Gleich
1919 - Curt Walker
1920 - John Bogart
1920 - Danny Claire
1920 - Ray French
1920 - Cy Fried
1920 - Clarence Huber
1921 - Red Bird
1921 - Frank Callaway
1921 - Ray Gordinier
1922 - Howie Fitzgerald
1923 - Maurice Archdeacon
1923 - Les Bell
1923 - Clarence Blethen
1923 - Guy Bush
1923 - George Grant
1923 - Frank Luce
1927 - Frank Bennett
1927 - Frank Bushey
1928 - Casper Asbjornson
1930 - Jack Burns
1930 - Gus Dugas
1930 - Bob Kline
1930 - Jim Levey
1930 - Jo-Jo Moore
1930 - Ray Treadaway
1931 - Whitey Hilcher
1931 - Babe Phelps
1931 - John Smith
1932 - Roy Schalk
1934 - George Caithamer
1934 - George Hockette
1934 - Rip Radcliff
1935 - Lyle Judy
1935 - Hal Kelleher
1938 - Mickey Livingston
1938 - Les Powers
1938 - Jim Reninger
1939 - Johnny Gee
1939 - Bill Holland
1939 - Joe Kracher
1940 - Buster Maynard
1940 - Mel Preibisch
1940 - Steve Rachunok
1940 - Fuzz White
1941 - Stan Musial
1942 - Benny Culp
1942 - Allie Reynolds
1943 - Pete Elko
1943 - Ed Sauer
1947 - Sal Madrid
1947 - Bobby Rhawn
1947 - Hal Toenes
1947 - Wes Westrum
1948 - Herb Adams
1949 - Bob Mavis
1952 - Daryl Spencer
1953 - Ernie Banks
1953 - Don Elston
1953 - Bill Moisan
1954 - Lou Berberet
1954 - George Bullard
1954 - Guy Morton
1955 - Frank Malzone
1955 - Brooks Robinson
1957 - Harry Taylor
1960 - Dick McAuliffe
1962 - Ken McMullen
1963 - Wade Blasingame
1964 - Ed Sukla
1965 - Bob Barton
1965 - Larry Jaster
1966 - Gary Sutherland
1967 - Dave Campbell
1967 - Wayne Comer
1967 - Tommy Dean
1967 - George Lauzerique
1967 - Tom Shopay
1969 - Garry Jestadt
1970 - Johnny Oates
1970 - Roe Skidmore
1971 - Steve Blateric
1972 - Enos Cabell
1973 - Rick Waits
1976 - Carlos Lopez
1976 - Pat Rockett
1976 - Gary Wheelock
1977 - Steve McCatty
1977 - Tom McMillan
1977 - Larry Whisenton
1979 - Mike Griffin
1979 - Charlie Leibrandt
1979 - Dave Schuler
1979 - Dennis Werth
1982 - Bob Skube
1982 - Stefan Wever
1984 - Stew Cliburn
1985 - Tony Ferreira
1986 - Rick Rodriguez
1986 - Ed Vosberg
1988 - Mark Lemke
1990 - Sean Berry
1990 - Leo Gomez
1990 - Randy Hennis
1991 - Wayne Housie
1992 - Scott Taylor
1992 - Jose Valentin
1995 - Craig Counsell
1995 - Doug Creek
1995 - Quinton McCracken
1995 - Brian Raabe
1996 - Bobby Estalella
1996 - Steve Soderstrom
2000 - Jimmy Rollins
2000 - Reggie Taylor
2001 - Jason Middlebrook
2002 - Todd Sears
2004 - Josh Labandeira
2005 - Nelson Cruz
2005 - Mark Woodyard
2007 - Jeff Ridgway
2008 - Jesus Delgado
2008 - Brian Gordon
2008 - James McDonald
2008 - Gaby Sanchez
2009 - Adam Moore
2013 - Yordano Ventura
2014 - Bryce Brentz
2014 - Rusney Castillo
2014 - Christian Walker
1884 - John Burns
1884 - Joe Flynn
1884 - Bill Smith
1887 - Doc Leitner
1890 - Toad Ramsey
1892 - Mark McGrillis
1898 - Billy Shindle
1906 - John Godwin
1907 - George Craig
1910 - Bob Unglaub
1913 - George Tomer
1914 - Dutch Schirick
1915 - Ralph Edwards
1915 - Bill Meehan
1916 - Fritz Von Kolnitz
1917 - Honus Wagner
1919 - Bill James
1920 - George Orme
1921 - Red Bird
1921 - Howie Jones
1924 - Ed Sherling
1925 - Bill Anderson
1926 - Al Stokes
1927 - Bob Cremins
1928 - Ray Boggs
1928 - Art Jahn
1930 - Ken Jones
1930 - George Smith
1932 - Bob Adams
1932 - Larry Bettencourt
1932 - Ed Grimes
1932 - Eddie Rommel
1933 - Rosy Ryan
1934 - Ed Wells
1935 - Leroy Herrmann
1936 - Benny Frey
1940 - Slick Coffman
1941 - Al Montgomery
1941 - Maury Newlin
1942 - Hilly Flitcraft
1942 - Bill Knickerbocker
1945 - John Antonelli
1946 - Lonnie Goldstein
1947 - Scott Cary
1947 - Perry Currin
1947 - Johnny Gorsica
1947 - Johnny Grodzicki
1947 - Ernie Lombardi
1947 - Gordon Maltzberger
1947 - Skeeter Newsome
1947 - Claude Passeau
1947 - Jim Tabor
1949 - Bob Mavis
1949 - Hank Riebe
1950 - Jesse Flores
1952 - Ralph Brickner
1953 - Bobo Newsom
1953 - Bob Ramazzotti
1953 - Duke Simpson
1953 - Neal Watlington
1954 - Guy Morton
1955 - Lloyd Merriman
1955 - Karl Spooner
1957 - Bob Chakales
1957 - Dick Rand
1960 - Ray Jablonski
1961 - Dick Burwell
1961 - John Gabler
1961 - Hector Maestri
1966 - Don Dennis
1966 - Ray Herbert
1967 - Weldon Bowlin
1967 - Bob Lillis
1970 - Jim Dunegan
1970 - Roe Skidmore
1971 - Dave Boswell
1971 - Mike Hershberger
1971 - Manny Muniz
1971 - Howie Reed
1976 - Bill Sharp
1977 - Jim Burton
1978 - Art Gardner
1979 - Steve Grilli
1979 - Catfish Hunter
1979 - Eduardo Rodriguez
1980 - Dave Rajsich
1982 - Stefan Wever
1983 - Don Money
1984 - Pete Falcone
1984 - Mike Payne
1985 - Rollie Fingers
1989 - Leon Durham
1989 - Shane Rawley
1990 - Billy Jo Robidoux
1993 - Mike Anderson
1993 - Todd Burns
1997 - Mariano Duncan
1999 - Cleatus Davidson
2002 - Russ Johnson
2002 - Ryan Thompson
2003 - Garrett Stephenson
2004 - Kevin Frederick
2005 - Chris Oxspring
2006 - Sun Woo Kim
2007 - Fabio Castro
2007 - Julio Franco
2007 - Brian Lawrence
2007 - Francisco Rosario
2008 - Brandon Knight
2010 - Brian Bannister
2010 - Scott Olsen
2011 - Josh Bard
2013 - Lance Berkman
Players Born on, Died on, Debut on, Finished on September 17


Baseball history on September 17 includes a total of 62 Major League baseball players born that day of the year, 24 Major League baseball players who died on that date, 183 baseball players who made their Major League debut on that date, and 113 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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