The Ballplayers
A Baseball Player Encyclopedia (Ley to Lopez)

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

Ley
to
Lopez
L is for Lajoie
Whom Clevelanders love,
Napolean himself,
With glue in his glove.
885 Players
1971 - 1971
Y
1990 - 2000
Y
1980 - 1981
Y
1974 - 1985
Y
1879 - 1879
2015 - 2018
1945 - 1946
Y
1969 - 1969
1981 - 1981
1990 - 1990
2011 - 2013
1953 - 1956
Y
2002 - 2012
Y
1997 - 2006
Y
1935 - 1936
1994 - 2008
Y
1994 - 2007
Y
1906 - 1909
1930 - 1938
1999 - 2005
Y
1910 - 1910
2016 - 2016
Y
1997 - 2005
Y
1939 - 1940
1936 - 1940
2008 - 2013
Y
1883 - 1886
1989 - 1996
Y
1958 - 1967
Y
1999 - 2013
Y
2013 - 2013
1994 - 2006
Y
1951 - 1954
Y
2012 - 2012
Y
2017 - 2019
Y
1981 - 1985
Y
2007 - 2016
Y
2010 - 2014
Y
1890 - 1890
1999 - 2010
Y
2006 - 2017
Y
1927 - 1930
1974 - 1975
Y
1987 - 1995
Y
1906 - 1909
1960 - 1960
1965 - 1978
Y
2011 - 2017
1947 - 1948
1941 - 1954
Y
1986 - 1994
Y
1901 - 1901
1907 - 1907
2003 - 2007
Y
1950 - 1950
2015 - 2015
2015 - 2019
Y
1943 - 1944
1911 - 1911
1905 - 1906
2011 - 2011
1987 - 1987
1991 - 1993
Y
1922 - 1937
2010 - 2010
2000 - 2000
1916 - 1916
1958 - 1958
1924 - 1936
Y
Y - 1976
2007 - 2014
Y
2000 - 2011
Y
1966 - 1967
Y
1952 - 1952
1999 - 2000
Y
1910 - 1910
2010 - 2010
Y
1933 - 1938
1954 - 1954
1929 - 1929
1992 - 2003
Y
1973 - 1978
Y
1962 - 1968
Y
1963 - 1974
Y
1956 - 1958
1942 - 1954
Y
1897 - 1897
1937 - 1937
1963 - 1963
Y
1995 - 2001
Y
2005 - 2019
Y
1987 - 1998
Y
2004 - 2005
Y
2014 - 2017
Y
1970 - 1977
Y
1927 - 1945
1981 - 1981
Y
1929 - 1933
1992 - 1997
Y
1907 - 1907
2007 - 2011
Y
1973 - 1982
Y
2018 - 2019
1982 - 1986
Y
1877 - 1877
1912 - 1912
1980 - 1982
Y
1998 - 2004
Y
1989 - 1989
Y
1950 - 1958
Y
1980 - 1981
Y
1927 - 1928
1978 - 1980
1981 - 1981
Y
2006 - 2008
Y
1989 - 1994
Y
1952 - 1957
1940 - 1951
Y
2017 - 2019
1947 - 1949
1911 - 1911
1939 - 1939
2006 - 2007
Y
1938 - 1951
1901 - 1917
1901 - 1901
1991 - 1998
Y
2007 - 2015
Y
1896 - 1896
1968 - 1975
Y
1922 - 1922
1993 - 2003
Y
2017 - 2017
Y
2013 - 2013
2018 - 2019
1995 - 2008
Y
1912 - 1912
1939 - 1940
2009 - 2018
Y
1914 - 1914
1903 - 1917
Y
2014 - 2016
Y
2017 - 2019
Y
1899 - 1901
1962 - 1969
Y
1959 - 1968
Y
1955 - 1955
Y
2011 - 2017
Y
1884 - 1884
1964 - 1964
Y
1965 - 1975
Y
2018 - 2018
1994 - 2003
Y
1973 - 1977
Y
1955 - 1956
1945 - 1960
Y
1884 - 1884
1965 - 1980
Y
1938 - 1946
Y
1998 - 2008
Y
2004 - 2013
Y
1928 - 1930
1950 - 1961
Y
2006 - 2016
Y
1998 - 2003
Y
2001 - 2001
1991 - 2007
Y
1924 - 1925
1926 - 1926
1877 - 1883
1935 - 1945
Y
2006 - 2018
Y
1951 - 1963
Y
2004 - 2007
Y
1891 - 1891
1914 - 1916
1947 - 1953
Y
1934 - 1944
Y
2001 - 2016
Y
1978 - 1979
Y
1996 - 2001
Y
1963 - 1979
Y
1971 - 1973
Y
1946 - 1963
Y
1980 - 1986
Y
2015 - 2015
1984 - 1985
1999 - 1999
Y
1998 - 2006
Y
1931 - 1947
Y
Y - 1986
1986 - 1989
Y
1945 - 1950
Y
1948 - 1948
1985 - 1990
Y
2011 - 2017
1995 - 1996
1965 - 1979
Y
1911 - 1911
2006 - 2016
Y
1985 - 1991
Y
1981 - 1985
Y
1951 - 1963
Y
1890 - 1890
1889 - 1904
1963 - 1964
Y
1891 - 1893
1922 - 1922
1997 - 1997
Y
1911 - 1911
1902 - 1902
1997 - 1997
Y
2019 - 2019
1999 - 2006
Y
1888 - 1888
1911 - 1917
1924 - 1924
1993 - 1995
Y
2008 - 2019
Y
1956 - 1959
Y
1968 - 1968
Y
1961 - 1961
Y
1993 - 1995
Y
2003 - 2003
Y
1998 - 2009
Y
1901 - 1901
1944 - 1955
Y
1948 - 1960
Y
1945 - 1946
1972 - 1987
Y
1928 - 1947
Y
Y - 1977
1993 - 2003
Y
2003 - 2008
Y
1965 - 1965
2009 - 2009
1974 - 1987
Y
1976 - 1978
Y
2001 - 2011
Y
1955 - 1966
Y
2003 - 2016
Y
1992 - 2006
Y
2015 - 2019
Y
2004 - 2012
Y
1990 - 1991
Y
1993 - 2005
Y
2001 - 2004
Y
1963 - 1972
1998 - 2004
Y
2004 - 2004
Y
2019 - 2019
Y
2018 - 2019
2005 - 2007
Y
2014 - 2018
1966 - 1966
2016 - 2019
Y
2000 - 2012
Y
2009 - 2014


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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