The Ballplayers
A Baseball Player Encyclopedia (Laabs to Lawrence)

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a comprehensive list of EVERY Major League player whose last name falls between the names above. Included on the chart are links to the players biography, the years he played, an Auto(graphed) baseball card notation (Y=Yes) and a (HOF) Hall of Fame mark (Y=Yes). Bold entries stand for active players which are defined as those who played in at least one Major League game during the most recently completed season.

"There are two theories on hitting the knuckleball. Unfortunately, neither one of them works." - Charlie Lau
The Ballplayers

A Comprehensive Player Registry

Laabs
to
Lawrence
L is for Lajoie
Whom Clevelanders love,
Napolean himself,
With glue in his glove.
878 Players
1937 - 1947
Y
2004 - 2004
Y
1950 - 1962
Y
2017 - 2017
1969 - 1973
Y
1977 - 1984
Y
1893 - 1905
1969 - 1971
Y
1965 - 1968
Y
1983 - 1983
1890 - 1890
2002 - 2017
Y
1972 - 1980
Y
1975 - 1984
Y
1978 - 1991
Y
1926 - 1926
1996 - 1997
1972 - 1987
Y
1898 - 1898
1979 - 1986
Y
1946 - 1950
Y
2015 - 2016
1889 - 1889
1947 - 1949
1876 - 1877
2007 - 2015
Y
1909 - 1915
2003 - 2007
Y
1945 - 1945
1982 - 1982
Y
2013 - 2015
Y
1982 - 1990
Y
2013 - 2018
Y
1934 - 1934
1970 - 1980
Y
2008 - 2012
Y
1968 - 1978
Y
1982 - 1986
Y
2011 - 2013
Y
2003 - 2015
Y
1946 - 1946
1896 - 1916
Y - 1937
1939 - 1950
Y
1891 - 1910
1908 - 1913
2013 - 2016
Y
1983 - 1993
Y
1942 - 1954
1992 - 2006
Y
2012 - 2016
Y
1891 - 1897
1962 - 1968
Y
1943 - 1946
1940 - 1942
1941 - 1948
Y
1935 - 1935
1917 - 1927
2015 - 2018
1937 - 1938
1999 - 2002
Y
2014 - 2018
Y
1970 - 1973
Y
2015 - 2018
Y
1920 - 1921
2000 - 2010
Y
1969 - 1973
Y
2008 - 2009
Y
1946 - 1947
1941 - 1942
1916 - 1918
2013 - 2016
1902 - 1907
2017 - 2017
Y
1912 - 1915
1970 - 1975
Y
1920 - 1926
1977 - 1992
Y
1969 - 1970
1894 - 1895
1988 - 2002
Y
1935 - 1941
1987 - 1993
Y
1977 - 1977
Y
1982 - 1990
1929 - 1929
1908 - 1915
1952 - 1952
1977 - 1984
Y
1963 - 1969
Y
1882 - 1882
1957 - 1967
Y
1977 - 1987
Y
1976 - 1977
Y
1950 - 1963
Y
1986 - 1993
Y
1991 - 1993
Y
1957 - 1966
Y
1938 - 1938
1950 - 1952
Y
1980 - 1988
Y
1882 - 1884
1949 - 1949
1924 - 1924
2002 - 2014
Y
1953 - 1955
Y
1971 - 1976
1907 - 1907
1941 - 1947
1975 - 1976
Y
1938 - 1948
Y
1930 - 1930
1893 - 1899
1972 - 1975
Y
1914 - 1914
1910 - 1913
2002 - 2013
Y
1976 - 1986
Y
1926 - 1928
1899 - 1899
1984 - 1999
Y
2013 - 2013
1964 - 1973
Y
1938 - 1953
Y
1971 - 1971
1998 - 1998
1990 - 2004
Y
2007 - 2014
Y
1936 - 1947
Y
1916 - 1916
1938 - 1938
1978 - 1992
Y
1982 - 1983
1922 - 1922
1993 - 2001
Y
1951 - 1957
Y
1922 - 1923
1942 - 1943
1980 - 1991
Y
1947 - 1948
2009 - 2012
Y
1905 - 1915
1908 - 1916
2006 - 2007
Y
2000 - 2000
Y
2008 - 2010
Y
1958 - 1963
Y
1996 - 2000
Y
1986 - 2004
Y
Y - 2012
1909 - 1909
1987 - 1993
Y
1884 - 1893
1983 - 1983
1934 - 1934
1998 - 1998
1876 - 1884
1884 - 1884
1918 - 1918
2000 - 2003
Y
2004 - 2015
Y
2007 - 2013
Y
1970 - 1983
Y
1888 - 1891
1978 - 1978
1968 - 1968
Y
1914 - 1914
1953 - 1967
Y
1936 - 1936
2001 - 2004
Y
1976 - 1982
Y
1999 - 2010
Y
1963 - 1973
Y
1954 - 1962
1954 - 1965
Y
1929 - 1940
Y
1963 - 1971
Y
1982 - 1988
Y
1924 - 1924
1954 - 1956
Y
Y - 1997
1957 - 1957
2014 - 2018
Y
1880 - 1909
1985 - 1986
Y
1997 - 2003
Y
1877 - 1884
1910 - 1911
1913 - 1914
1898 - 1902
1957 - 1967
Y
2009 - 2017
Y
1908 - 1908
1956 - 1967
Y
1898 - 1903
1981 - 1989
Y
1884 - 1890
2018 - 2018
2018 - 2018
1904 - 1905
1967 - 1970
Y
1934 - 1947
Y
1984 - 1995
Y
1913 - 1924
2011 - 2018
Y
1974 - 1987
Y
1912 - 1917
1914 - 1914
1884 - 1884
2016 - 2018
1969 - 1969
1978 - 1986
Y
1980 - 1991
Y
1950 - 1967
Y
1946 - 1946
1982 - 1990
Y
1880 - 1884
1932 - 1932
1924 - 1924
2001 - 2007
Y
1954 - 1960
Y
2017 - 2018
1963 - 1963
Y
2002 - 2002
Y
1998 - 1998
Y


Did you know that the all-time home run leader whose last name begins with a 'L' is Greg Luzinski with three-hundred seven home runs?

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a breakdown of players born in U.S. States which begin with a 'L': Louisiana with two-hundred fifteen ballplayers.

Some of the most popular players clicked on by visitors in this section are: Nap Lajoie, Ray Lankford , Barry Larkin , Tony Lazzeri , Al Leiter , Bob Lemon , Kenny Lofton and Fred Lynn .

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