Baseball History on April 6

Baseball history on April 6, including a list of every Major League baseball player born on April 6, a list of every Major League baseball player who died on April 6, a list of every Major League baseball player who made their big league debut on April 6, and a list of every Major League baseball player whose final big league game was on April 6.

"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 April 6

Baseball Births on April 6 / Baseball Deaths on April 6

Baseball History on April 6

Baseball Debuts on April 6 / Baseball Retirements on April 6

1970 - Dave Concepcion
1970 - Dick Such
1971 - Steve Braun
1971 - Ray Corbin
1971 - Gomer Hodge
1971 - Chuck Machemehl
1973 - Jim Crawford
1973 - Bob Davis
1973 - Pepe Frias
1973 - Pedro Garcia
1973 - Gorman Thomas
1974 - Al Cowens
1974 - Jamie Easterly
1974 - Larry Milbourne
1977 - Jose Baez
1977 - Vic Bernal
1977 - Gene Richards
1978 - Roger Erickson
1978 - Shane Rawley
1979 - John Castino
1979 - Tom Donohue
1979 - Dewey Robinson
1979 - Rick Sofield
1979 - Rafael Vasquez
1982 - Jim Eisenreich
1983 - Matt Young
1984 - Mark Gubicza
1984 - Jimmy Key
1984 - Mike Smith
1987 - Joey Cora
1987 - Leo Garcia
1987 - Lloyd McClendon
1987 - Alonzo Powell
1987 - Mike Ramsey
1987 - Mike Sharperson
1987 - Jim Steels
1988 - Pat Borders
1988 - Jose Cecena
1988 - Candy Sierra
1988 - Todd Stottlemyre
1989 - Kenny Rogers
1992 - Jacob Brumfield
1992 - Craig Colbert
1992 - John Patterson
1993 - Pat Gomez
1993 - Trevor Hoffman
1993 - Joe Kmak
1993 - Lee Tinsley
1994 - Kevin Jarvis
1994 - Paul Spoljaric
1994 - Rick White
1996 - Rich Hunter
1996 - Jimmy Myers
1996 - Mike Potts
1997 - Shane Halter
1997 - Mike Johnson
1997 - Glendon Rusch
1997 - Julio Santana
1998 - Mike Buddie
1999 - Chad Allen
1999 - McKay Christensen
1999 - Darron Cox
1999 - Tom Davey
1999 - Miguel Del Toro
1999 - Derrin Ebert
1999 - Cristian Guzman
1999 - Edwards Guzman
1999 - David Lundquist
1999 - Pete Munro
1999 - J.D. Smart
2000 - Dewayne Wise
2000 - Julio Zuleta
2001 - Jay Gibbons
2001 - Jason Michaels
2001 - Christian Parker
2002 - Jeremy Affeldt
2002 - Miguel Asencio
2002 - Kazuhisa Ishii
2003 - Jose Morban
2003 - Josh Stewart
2004 - David Aardsma
2004 - Jeff Bennett
2004 - Luis Gonzalez
2004 - Kazuo Matsui
2004 - Akinori Otsuka
2004 - Terrmel Sledge
2005 - Marcos Carvajal
2005 - Jason Repko
2005 - Steve Schmoll
2005 - Huston Street
2006 - Fabio Castro
2006 - Willie Eyre
2006 - Jordan Tata
2007 - Micah Owings
2008 - Brian Bixler
2008 - Denard Span
2009 - Elvis Andrus
2009 - Andrew Bailey
2009 - David Freese
2009 - Luke Gregerson
2009 - Ramiro Pena
2010 - Jordan Norberto
2010 - Kanekoa Texeira
2012 - Norichika Aoki
2012 - Marwin Gonzalez
2012 - Erik Komatsu
2012 - Stephen Vogt
2013 - Leury Garcia
2013 - T.J. McFarland
2013 - Josh Prince
2014 - Dominic Leone
2015 - Miguel Castro
2015 - J.R. Graham
2015 - Odubel Herrera
2015 - Micah Johnson
2015 - Devon Travis
2016 - Matt Bowman
2016 - John Gant
2016 - Tyler Goeddel
2016 - Kenta Maeda
2017 - Rookie Davis
2017 - Andrew Knapp
2017 - Antonio Senzatela
2017 - Stuart Turner
2018 - Clay Holmes
2019 - Josh Fuentes
2019 - Jason Martin
Players Born on, Died on, Debut on, Finished on April 6


Baseball history on April 6 includes a total of 43 Major League baseball players born that day of the year, 27 Major League baseball players who died on that date, 127 baseball players who made their Major League debut on that date, and 13 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 .

Last-Modified: August 5, 2019 4:04 AM EST

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