Baseball History on April 29

Baseball history on April 29, including a list of every Major League baseball player born on April 29, a list of every Major League baseball player who died on April 29, a list of every Major League baseball player who made their big league debut on April 29, and a list of every Major League baseball player whose final big league game was on April 29.

"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 29

Baseball Births on April 29 / Baseball Deaths on April 29

Baseball History on April 29

Baseball Debuts on April 29 / Baseball Retirements on April 29

1886 - Pop Schriver
1888 - Ed Silch
1890 - Herb Goodall
1890 - Bill Husted
1893 - Hal Mauck
1897 - Pat Hannivan
1897 - Youngy Johnson
1898 - Frank Chance
1903 - Norwood Gibson
1903 - Charles Moran
1904 - She Donahue
1905 - Charlie Starr
1908 - Cy Neighbors
1909 - Bill Moriarty
1910 - Sailor Stroud
1915 - Bud Weiser
1916 - Herb Hunter
1918 - Roy Wilkinson
1919 - Lefty O'Doul
1919 - George Winn
1923 - Rube Walberg
1924 - Bennie Tate
1926 - Joe Cronin
1929 - Gordon Rhodes
1930 - Lefty Gomez
1930 - Francis Healy
1930 - Joe Heving
1930 - Mal Moss
1934 - Linc Blakely
1934 - Flea Clifton
1934 - Augie Galan
1934 - Bill Lee
1935 - Hugh Casey
1935 - Walter Stephenson
1939 - Buddy Rosar
1944 - Arnold Carter
1944 - Bob Ferguson
1944 - Bruce Sloan
1945 - Mel Bosser
1945 - Dave Ferriss
1945 - Art Houtteman
1947 - Bernie Creger
1948 - Bubba Harris
1948 - Alex Kellner
1948 - Sammy Meeks
1948 - Hal Rice
1949 - Rube Novotney
1950 - George Genovese
1950 - Dick Rozek
1950 - Leo Thomas
1951 - Jerry Fahr
1951 - Frank Sacka
1953 - George Freese
1955 - Bob Smith
1955 - Joe Trimble
1961 - Phil Roof
1969 - Al Raffo
1970 - John Strohmayer
1973 - Doug Bird
1974 - Jim Todd
1981 - Gene Krug
1982 - Storm Davis
1987 - Rod Booker
1988 - Johnny Paredes
1993 - Scott Fredrickson
1995 - Reid Cornelius
1995 - LaTroy Hawkins
1995 - Mike James
1995 - Esteban Loaiza
1995 - Andy Pettitte
1995 - Brad Radke
1995 - Dilson Torres
1995 - Joe Vitiello
1995 - Sean Whiteside
1995 - Todd Williams
1999 - Kyle Farnsworth
2000 - Rodrigo Lopez
2001 - Shawn Chacon
2001 - Luis Lopez
2004 - Brian Dallimore
2004 - Franklyn Gracesqui
2005 - Royce Ring
2008 - Brandon Boggs
2008 - Max Scherzer
2009 - Arturo Lopez
2010 - Daniel Stange
2011 - David Cooper
2012 - Tyler Moore
2012 - Luke Putkonen
2013 - Donald Lutz
2013 - Vidal Nuno
2014 - Daniel Robertson
2015 - Enrique Burgos
2015 - John Cornely
2015 - Jack Leathersich
2015 - Michael Lorenzen
2016 - Michael Fulmer
2016 - Sean Manaea
2017 - Danny Ortiz
2017 - Boog Powell
2018 - Nick Kingham
2018 - Jesmuel Valentin
2019 - Nate Lowe
Players Born on, Died on, Debut on, Finished on April 29


Baseball history on April 29 includes a total of 54 Major League baseball players born that day of the year, 23 Major League baseball players who died on that date, 103 baseball players who made their Major League debut on that date, and 55 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: July 31, 2019 2:00 PM EST

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