The Ballplayers
A Baseball Player Encyclopedia (Zabala to Zwilling)

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.

"The short-term goal right now would be to take the field without embarrassing ourselves." - Todd Zeile in The Los Angeles Times (Mal Florence, 'Fortunately, They Don't Carry Sticks', 08/31/1993, Source )
The Ballplayers

A Comprehensive Player Registry

Zabala
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Z is for Zenith
The summit of fame.
These men are up there.
These men are the game.
93 Players
1945 - 1949
1913 - 1915
1944 - 1944
1963 - 1973
Y
1918 - 1936
1910 - 1910
1976 - 1985
Y
1911 - 1912
2017 - 2018
2007 - 2018
Y
1973 - 1985
Y
1894 - 1895
1923 - 1929
1944 - 1946
1903 - 1903
2001 - 2012
Y
1993 - 1994
Y
2001 - 2007
Y
1913 - 1913
2018 - 2018
1974 - 1978
Y
1958 - 1966
Y
1933 - 1933
2007 - 2007
Y
1945 - 1945
Y
1943 - 1953
Y
1984 - 1984
2016 - 2018
Y
1951 - 1959
Y
1995 - 2010
Y
2009 - 2009
Y
1989 - 1989
Y
2010 - 2010
Y
1886 - 1886
1977 - 1979
Y
1896 - 1905
1977 - 1978
Y
2013 - 2014
Y
1910 - 1918
1886 - 1886
1989 - 2004
Y
1914 - 1914
1970 - 1970
Y
1969 - 1971
Y
2000 - 2003
Y
1949 - 1959
Y
1876 - 1876
1954 - 1954
2008 - 2018
Y
1899 - 1900
1890 - 1890
1987 - 1987
Y
1941 - 1948
1891 - 1891
2017 - 2018
1884 - 1903
1954 - 1965
Y
1915 - 1915
1906 - 1911
1907 - 1919
Y
1999 - 2001
Y
1961 - 1968
Y
1999 - 1999
1945 - 1945
2005 - 2018
Y
2009 - 2018
Y
2008 - 2008
Y
1921 - 1921
1888 - 1888
1911 - 1915
1919 - 1929
1944 - 1944
2002 - 2004
Y
1961 - 1962
Y
1971 - 1983
Y
2000 - 2015
Y
1919 - 1929
Y
1910 - 1911
2006 - 2018
Y
2003 - 2003
1944 - 1952
1991 - 2000
Y
1936 - 1947
Y
1996 - 1998
Y
2000 - 2001
Y
2006 - 2010
Y
2013 - 2018
1991 - 1994
Y
1957 - 1961
Y
1982 - 1991
Y
1951 - 1959
Y
1910 - 1916
2015 - 2017
Y


Did you know that the all-time home run leader whose last name begins with a 'Z' is Todd Zeile with two-hundred fifty three career long balls?

The pitcher whose last name begins with a 'Z' with the longest Major League career is Tom Zachary who played for nineteen big league seasons.

Some of the most popular players clicked on by visitors in this section are: Gregg Zaun , Todd Zeile , Gus Zernial , Don Zimmer , Richie Zisk and Barry Zito .

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