Baseball History on October 2

Baseball history on October 2, including a list of every Major League baseball player born on October 2, a list of every Major League baseball player who died on October 2, a list of every Major League baseball player who made their big league debut on October 2, and a list of every Major League baseball player whose final big league game was on October 2.

"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 October 2

Baseball Births on October 2 / Baseball Deaths on October 2

Baseball History on October 2

Baseball Debuts on October 2 / Baseball Retirements on October 2

1877 - Flip Lafferty
1882 - George Wright
1884 - George Creamer
1886 - Jack Heinzman
1889 - Henry Boyle
1890 - Bill Higgins
1890 - Ed Hutchinson
1890 - Bill Lackey
1890 - Unknown Macey
1890 - Reddy Mack
1890 - Dave Orr
1890 - Pete Sweeney
1891 - Roscoe Coughlin
1891 - Abner Dalrymple
1891 - Jim Donahue
1891 - Henry Gruber
1891 - Cinders O'Brien
1897 - Buster Burrell
1897 - Pat Hannivan
1897 - Jesse Hoffmeister
1897 - Kohly Miller
1897 - George Shoch
1899 - Frank Quinn
1900 - Jack Clements
1906 - Clyde Goodwin
1907 - Pete O'Brien
1908 - John Anderson
1908 - Ernie Courtney
1908 - Bill Hogg
1908 - Frank Manush
1908 - Ossee Schreckengost
1909 - Whitey Alperman
1909 - Jack Chesbro
1909 - Jiggs Donahue
1909 - John Kull
1909 - Ed Larkin
1909 - Harry Suter
1909 - Rube Vickers
1909 - Jack Wanner
1909 - Pete Wilson
1914 - Bob Clemens
1914 - Willie Jensen
1915 - Cy Barger
1915 - Al Braithwood
1915 - Allan Collamore
1915 - Tom Connolly
1915 - Walt Dickson
1915 - Ed Forsythe
1915 - Chet Hoff
1915 - Bert Humphries
1915 - Bill Jackson
1915 - George LeClair
1915 - Charlie Maisel
1915 - Reeve McKay
1915 - Charlie Miller
1915 - Pete Standridge
1915 - Tex Wisterzil
1916 - Claude Thomas
1917 - Walt Johnson
1920 - Nick Allen
1920 - Doug Baird
1920 - Harry Baumgartner
1920 - Gavvy Cravath
1920 - Claude Davenport
1920 - Larry Doyle
1920 - Rowdy Elliott
1920 - Johnny Enzmann
1920 - Ray Fisher
1920 - Pug Griffin
1920 - Bob Kinsella
1920 - Hal Leathers
1920 - Adrian Lynch
1920 - Bill Rariden
1920 - John Slappey
1920 - Walt Tragesser
1920 - Ed Wingo
1921 - Sam Barnes
1921 - Lefty Clarke
1921 - Charlie Deal
1921 - Bernie Henderson
1921 - Paul Johnson
1921 - Wally Kopf
1921 - Jim Mahady
1921 - Herm Merritt
1921 - Ernie Neitzke
1921 - John Sullivan
1921 - Babe Twombly
1921 - Johnny Walker
1921 - Dutch Wetzel
1921 - Lefty York
1923 - Paul Castner
1925 - Homer Ezzell
1925 - Denver Grigsby
1925 - Nemo Leibold
1925 - Jim Lyle
1925 - Gale Staley
1925 - Johnny Stuart
1925 - Bobby Veach
1925 - Butch Weis
1927 - Spencer Adams
1927 - Charlie Bates
1927 - Jim Battle
1927 - Roy Flaskamper
1927 - Jack Fournier
1927 - Frank Gibson
1927 - Heinie Groh
1927 - Johnny Mokan
1927 - Bernie Neis
1927 - Rusty Saunders
1927 - Rufus Smith
1927 - Frank Stewart
1927 - Dutch Ussat
1937 - Bob Allen
1937 - Harry Davis
1937 - Ben Huffman
1937 - Bill Kalfass
1937 - Bill Miller
1937 - Jack Rothrock
1937 - Rube Walberg
1937 - Eddie Wilson
1938 - Jim Asbell
1938 - Gilly Campbell
1938 - Merv Connors
1938 - John Gaddy
1938 - Bill Harris
1938 - Mickey Haslin
1938 - Tommy Irwin
1938 - Buck Jordan
1938 - Tom Lanning
1938 - George Meyer
1938 - Tony Piet
1938 - Pete Sivess
1938 - Joe Stripp
1938 - Tommy Thevenow
1943 - Sam Lowry
1943 - Jim Mertz
1948 - Wally Holborow
1948 - Dick Koecher
1948 - Danny Lynch
1948 - George McQuinn
1948 - Bama Rowell
1948 - Babe Young
1949 - Dewey Adkins
1949 - Andy Anderson
1949 - Hank Biasetti
1949 - Buddy Blattner
1949 - Eddie Bockman
1949 - Red Embree
1949 - Elbie Fletcher
1949 - Bill Higdon
1949 - Tex Hughson
1949 - Whitey Platt
1949 - Herman Reich
1949 - Ed Sauer
1949 - Stan Spence
1949 - John Sullivan
1949 - Ken Trinkle
1949 - Don Wheeler
1949 - Don White
1960 - Sandy Amoros
1960 - Alvin Dark
1960 - Gil McDougald
1960 - Jim McManus
1960 - Jim Pisoni
1964 - George Alusik
1964 - Ted Bowsfield
1964 - John Braun
1964 - Bill Bruton
1964 - Freddie Burdette
1964 - Gary Dotter
1964 - Don Elston
1964 - Johnny Goryl
1964 - Ron Henry
1964 - Jake Jaeckel
1965 - Charlie Dees
1965 - Jerry Kindall
1965 - Don Zimmer
1966 - Greg Bollo
1966 - Arlo Brunsberg
1966 - Wes Covington
1966 - Ernie Fazio
1966 - Shaun Fitzmaurice
1966 - Joe Gaines
1966 - Bill Hepler
1966 - Joey Jay
1966 - Sandy Koufax
1966 - Harvey Kuenn
1966 - Jerry Lynch
1966 - Felix Mantilla
1966 - Danny Napoleon
1966 - Joe Nuxhall
1966 - Don Pepper
1966 - Bobby Richardson
1966 - Dick Rusteck
1966 - Ed Sadowski
1966 - Charlie Vinson
1969 - Bobby Etheridge
1969 - Miguel Fuentes
1969 - Vern Geishert
1969 - John Harrell
1969 - Danny Lazar
1969 - Scott Northey
1969 - Fred Rico
1969 - Juan Rios
1969 - Gene Stone
1969 - Leon Wagner
1969 - Dave Watkins
1969 - Al Worthington
1972 - Pete Koegel
1972 - Dave Lemonds
1972 - Tom Phoebus
1972 - Rick Renick
1972 - Ron Stone
1974 - Dave Augustine
1974 - Frank Baker
1974 - Dick Baney
1974 - Ray Busse
1974 - Ron Cash
1974 - Lance Clemons
1974 - Ramon de los Santos
1974 - John Donaldson
1974 - Johnny Edwards
1974 - Carmen Fanzone
1974 - Dick Green
1974 - Gail Hopkins
1974 - Terry Hughes
1974 - Mike Johnson
1974 - Al Kaline
1974 - Rich Morales
1974 - John Morris
1974 - Curt Motton
1974 - Ivan Murrell
1974 - Dennis Paepke
1974 - Glenn Redmon
1974 - Reggie Sanders
1974 - Bill Slayback
1974 - George Theodore
1976 - Chris Arnold
1976 - Chris Batton
1976 - Tommy Davis
1976 - Danny Thompson
1976 - Billy Williams
1977 - Fred Andrews
1977 - Ed Armbrister
1977 - Rick Baldwin
1977 - Lew Beasley
1977 - Steve Bowling
1977 - Cardell Camper
1977 - Puchy Delgado
1977 - Leo Foster
1977 - Ed Goodson
1977 - Terry Harmon
1977 - Tim Jones
1977 - Ed Kirkpatrick
1977 - Gene Locklear
1977 - Pepe Mangual
1977 - Carlos May
1977 - Rich McKinney
1977 - Dave Oliver
1977 - John Poloni
1977 - Mike Potter
1977 - Doug Rader
1977 - Pat Scanlon
1977 - Rob Sperring
1977 - Royle Stillman
1977 - Stan Thomas
1977 - Angel Torres
1977 - Hector Torres
1977 - Jim Tyrone
1977 - Hank Webb
1978 - Bob Bailey
1981 - Scott Brown
1981 - Ken Clay
1981 - Geoff Combe
1981 - Mike Marshall
1981 - Ed Ott
1981 - Willie Royster
1981 - Jeff Schneider
1981 - Mike Tyson
1982 - Stan Bahnsen
1982 - Mark Belanger
1982 - Dwight Bernard
1982 - Mark Dempsey
1982 - Brian Denman
1982 - Dave Edwards
1982 - Lamar Johnson
1982 - Doc Medich
1982 - Willie Montanez
1982 - Larry Ray
1982 - Sandy Wihtol
1983 - Bud Anderson
1983 - Jim Barr
1983 - George Bjorkman
1983 - Bert Bradley
1983 - Mark Bradley
1983 - Manny Castillo
1983 - Terry Crowley
1983 - Marty Decker
1983 - Jeff Doyle
1983 - Ed Farmer
1983 - Lee Graham
1983 - Tom Grant
1983 - Ben Hayes
1983 - George Hinshaw
1983 - Don Hood
1983 - Al Lachowicz
1983 - Jody Lansford
1983 - John Martin
1983 - Rusty McNealy
1983 - Brad Mills
1983 - Bob Molinaro
1983 - Joe Pettini
1983 - Mike Proly
1983 - Jeff Ransom
1983 - Eric Rasmussen
1983 - Gene Roof
1983 - Jimmy Sexton
1983 - Chris Smith
1983 - Mark Smith
1983 - Guy Sularz
1983 - Rick Sweet
1983 - Alex Taveras
1983 - Dallas Williams
1983 - Carl Yastrzemski
1985 - Benny Ayala
1985 - Glen Cook
1985 - Bob Long
1985 - Dave Schuler
1985 - Ellis Valentine
1986 - Greg Bargar
1986 - Vida Blue
1986 - Terry Forster
1986 - Bobby Grich
1986 - Leo Hernandez
1986 - Matt Keough
1986 - Pete Vuckovich
1986 - Al Woods
1987 - Jamie Easterly
1987 - Terry Harper
1987 - Tom Hume
1987 - Bob James
1987 - Gary Matthews
1987 - Jerry Narron
1987 - Reggie Ritter
1987 - Tom Romano
1988 - Rod Allen
1988 - Mike Brown
1988 - Mike Diaz
1988 - John Fishel
1988 - Barbaro Garbey
1988 - Phil Garner
1988 - Ken Gerhart
1988 - Ed Hearn
1988 - George Hendrick
1988 - Larry Herndon
1988 - Scott Jordan
1988 - Ray Knight
1988 - Juan Nieves
1988 - Ed Olwine
1988 - Dave Owen
1988 - Larry Parrish
1988 - Steve Peters
1988 - Dave Rucker
1988 - Ted Simmons
1988 - Pete Stanicek
1988 - Wilfredo Tejada
1988 - Bill Wilkinson
1988 - Reggie Williams
1990 - Billy Bates
1990 - Chris Codiroli
1990 - Paul Marak
1990 - Brian Meyer
1990 - Randy Nosek
1990 - Randy O'Neal
1990 - R.J. Reynolds
1990 - Israel Sanchez
1990 - Jeff Stone
1990 - Dave Walsh
1991 - Steve Chitren
1991 - Carmelo Martinez
1991 - Dave Parker
1991 - Pascual Perez
1991 - Ron Witmeyer
1992 - Scott Chiamparino
1992 - Mike Scioscia
1992 - Walt Terrell
1993 - Steve Balboni
1993 - George Bell
1993 - William Brennan
1993 - Paul Carey
1993 - Chuck Cary
1993 - Jay Gainer
1993 - Donald Harris
1993 - Brad Holman
1993 - Jeff Innis
1993 - Tim Jones
1993 - Doug Lindsey
1993 - Geno Petralli
1993 - John Russell
1993 - Nelson Santovenia
1993 - Steve Wilson
1993 - Tracy Woodson
1995 - Andy Allanson
1995 - Dave Gallagher
1995 - Spike Owen
1999 - Bobby Ayala
1999 - Billy Brewer
1999 - Derrin Ebert
1999 - Doug Johns
1999 - Tim Kubinski
1999 - Steve Mintz
1999 - Jeff Montgomery
1999 - Alvin Morman
1999 - Chad Ogea
1999 - Dan Perkins
1999 - Eric Plunk
1999 - Anthony Shumaker
1999 - Paul Sorrento
2001 - Chris Holt
2001 - Allen McDill
2004 - Ellis Burks
2004 - Mike Bynum
2004 - Eric Crozier
2004 - Tim Drew
2004 - Brook Fordyce
2004 - Gary Knotts
2004 - Josh Kroeger
2004 - Cody McKay
2004 - Mark McLemore
2004 - Phil Norton
2004 - Aaron Taylor
2004 - Todd Van Poppel
2004 - Steve Watkins
2005 - Jaime Bubela
2005 - Angel Chavez
2005 - Hee-Seop Choi
2005 - Deivi Cruz
2005 - Jacob Cruz
2005 - Felix Escalona
2005 - John Foster
2005 - Charles Gipson
2005 - Jason Grabowski
2005 - Ben Grieve
2005 - Dave Hansen
2005 - Lenny Harris
2005 - Aaron Holbert
2005 - Al Leiter
2005 - Jose Macias
2005 - Marshall McDougall
2005 - Frank Menechino
2005 - Jose Offerman
2005 - Julio Ramirez
2005 - Steve Schmoll
2005 - Zach Sorensen
2005 - B.J. Surhoff
2005 - Shingo Takatsu
2005 - Ugueth Urbina
2005 - Larry Walker
2005 - Matt Watson
2005 - Gerald Williams
2005 - Walter Young
2009 - Josh Anderson
2009 - John Bale
2009 - Wladimir Balentien
2009 - Doug Brocail
2009 - Chris Coste
2009 - Lenny DiNardo
2009 - Brent Dlugach
2009 - Dirk Hayhurst
2009 - Justin Lehr
2009 - Braden Looper
2009 - David Patton
2009 - Jeremy Sowers
2009 - Brian Wolfe
2009 - Clay Zavada
2010 - Colin Curtis
2010 - Elmer Dessens
2010 - Josh Fields
2010 - Anderson Hernandez
2010 - Micah Hoffpauir
2010 - Mike Lowell
2010 - Robert Manuel
2010 - Dustin Richardson
2010 - Oscar Salazar
2010 - Jorge Sosa
2010 - Max St. Pierre
2010 - Henry Villar
2010 - Delwyn Young
2012 - Eric Farris
2012 - Adam Greenberg
2012 - Justin Hampson
2012 - Matt LaPorta
2012 - Fred Lewis
2012 - Scott Moore
2012 - Guillermo Mota
2012 - Vicente Padilla
2012 - Vinny Rottino
2012 - Kyle Waldrop
2015 - Travis Ishikawa
2015 - Adam LaRoche
2015 - Nick Swisher
2015 - Joe Thatcher
2016 - Justin Morneau
2016 - David Ortiz
2016 - Mark Teixeira
Players Born on, Died on, Debut on, Finished on October 2


Baseball history on October 2 includes a total of 59 Major League baseball players born that day of the year, 33 Major League baseball players who died on that date, 53 baseball players who made their Major League debut on that date, and 505 Major League baseball players who appeared in their final game that date.

Did you know that there were baseball players born on every date of the year and baseball players who died on every date of the year? Use the calendar below to select any date in baseball history.

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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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