Baseball History on June 20

Baseball history on June 20, including a list of every Major League baseball player born on June 20, a list of every Major League baseball player who died on June 20, a list of every Major League baseball player who made their big league debut on June 20, and a list of every Major League baseball player whose final big league game was on June 20.

"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 June 20

Baseball Births on June 20 / Baseball Deaths on June 20

Baseball History on June 20

Baseball Debuts on June 20 / Baseball Retirements on June 20

1878 - Frank Bliss
1878 - Jake Knowdell
1882 - Charlie Bohn
1883 - Wes Blogg
1883 - Edgar Smith
1884 - Al Maul
1884 - Jim McDonald
1884 - Unknown McRemer
1888 - Jake Beckley
1888 - Nick Wise
1890 - Ed O'Neil
1894 - Fred Blank
1894 - Tom Murray
1895 - Willie Clark
1895 - Jim Gardner
1904 - Pete Noonan
1906 - Red Morgan
1910 - Jack Dalton
1911 - John Black
1911 - Al Clancy
1911 - Justin Fitzgerald
1911 - Bill Jones
1912 - Joe Boehling
1912 - Stump Edington
1912 - Ernie Shore
1912 - Dutch Sterrett
1912 - Gil Whitehouse
1914 - Guy Morton
1914 - Pete Schneider
1916 - Red Lanning
1918 - Jake Hehl
1918 - Johnny Mostil
1924 - Frank Wilson
1925 - Ownie Carroll
1926 - Jim Boyle
1929 - Red Badgro
1930 - Bill Henderson
1931 - Bill Marshall
1932 - Art Evans
1933 - John Jackson
1936 - Art Garibaldi
1936 - Johnny Hudson
1936 - Larry Rosenthal
1937 - Arnie Moser
1941 - Al Montgomery
1943 - Pinky Woods
1949 - Dick Lane
1951 - Red Hardy
1954 - Jim Command
1954 - Ron Mrozinski
1954 - Billy O'Dell
1954 - Vito Valentinetti
1957 - Dick Brown
1964 - Dave Bakenhaster
1969 - Paul Edmondson
1969 - Don O'Riley
1970 - Cesar Cedeno
1971 - Pete Broberg
1971 - Stan Perzanowski
1973 - Eduardo Rodriguez
1976 - Jay Kleven
1977 - Jeff Byrd
1978 - Bob Welch
1986 - Mark Davidson
1989 - Jaime Navarro
1991 - Ivan Rodriguez
1992 - Buddy Groom
1993 - Rod Correia
1995 - Roger Cedeno
1997 - Aaron Boone
1997 - Jorge Velandia
1998 - Scott Elarton
1998 - Ramon Martinez
2000 - Matt DeWitt
2000 - Chad Moeller
2000 - Brian Tollberg
2003 - Miguel Cabrera
2004 - Justin Lehr
2004 - Mike Tonis
2005 - Brandon Medders
2006 - Chris Barnwell
2009 - Alfredo Figaro
2010 - Dayan Viciedo
2012 - Chris Archer
2013 - Jaff Decker
2014 - Ryan Buchter
2014 - Jumbo Diaz
2014 - Jake Goebbert
2014 - Juan Jaime
2015 - Justin Nicolino
2017 - Michael Brady
2017 - Cameron Perkins
2018 - Austin Davis
2018 - Steve Wilkerson
2019 - Adbert Alzolay
2019 - Humberto Arteaga
2019 - Zac Gallen
2019 - Josh Sborz
Players Born on, Died on, Debut on, Finished on June 20


Baseball history on June 20 includes a total of 51 Major League baseball players born that day of the year, 19 Major League baseball players who died on that date, 98 baseball players who made their Major League debut on that date, and 71 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 14, 2019 5:03 AM EST

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