Baseball History on July 7

Baseball history on July 7, including a list of every Major League baseball player born on July 7, a list of every Major League baseball player who died on July 7, a list of every Major League baseball player who made their big league debut on July 7, and a list of every Major League baseball player whose final big league game was on July 7.

"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 July 7

Baseball Births on July 7 / Baseball Deaths on July 7

Baseball History on July 7

Baseball Debuts on July 7 / Baseball Retirements on July 7

1883 - Alonzo Breitenstein
1883 - Buck Gladmon
1883 - John Humphries
1885 - Frank Bell
1886 - Otto Schomberg
1888 - Count Campau
1888 - Red Ehret
1888 - Irv Ray
1893 - Bill Coyle
1893 - Ed McFarland
1894 - Harry Blake
1894 - Luke Lutenberg
1898 - Kit McKenna
1898 - Tom Stouch
1900 - Warren McLaughlin
1906 - Bill Carrigan
1912 - Moxie Meixell
1913 - Heinie Elder
1913 - Doc Imlay
1913 - Joe Smith
1916 - Ralph Mitterling
1916 - Marsh Williams
1919 - John Cavanaugh
1923 - Oscar Roettger
1925 - Charlie Caldwell
1928 - Howie Williamson
1929 - Ray Dobens
1930 - Charlie Small
1932 - Irv Stein
1935 - Dee Miles
1940 - Alex Mustaikis
1944 - Mack Stewart
1945 - Vince Shupe
1950 - Dick Littlefield
1950 - Willard Nixon
1953 - Jerry Lane
1955 - Kenny Kuhn
1956 - Bill Mazeroski
1963 - Jim Ray Hart
1974 - Tom Carroll
1974 - Bob Forsch
1974 - Dale Murray
1976 - Mickey Klutts
1978 - Broderick Perkins
1982 - Brent Gaff
1984 - Mike Pagliarulo
1985 - Dennis Powell
1986 - Mike Kingery
1986 - Scott Nielsen
1988 - Terry Clark
1988 - Israel Sanchez
1989 - Mike Benjamin
1989 - Pete Dalena
1990 - Travis Fryman
1991 - Amalio Carreno
1991 - Tim Mauser
1991 - Bernie Williams
1992 - Eric Fox
1992 - Jim Pena
1993 - Sean Bergman
1993 - Todd Jones
1993 - Kirk Rueter
1993 - Kevin Stocker
1994 - Trent Hubbard
1995 - Rick Krivda
1995 - Marc Kroon
1996 - Mac Suzuki
1996 - Jay Witasick
1999 - Wade Miller
2003 - Edwin Almonte
2005 - Melky Cabrera
2005 - Jeff Francoeur
2005 - Adam Stern
2006 - Mark Lowe
2006 - Pat Neshek
2006 - Henry Owens
2007 - Anderson Garcia
2007 - Jo-Jo Reyes
2008 - R.J. Swindle
2009 - Marc Rzepczynski
2010 - Evan MacLane
2010 - Robbie Weinhardt
2011 - Zack Cozart
2011 - Zach McAllister
2011 - Kyle Seager
2012 - Joe Mahoney
2014 - Jake Smolinski
2015 - Cheslor Cuthbert
2015 - Ryan O'Rourke
2016 - Dylan Floro
2016 - Tyler Glasnow
2017 - Miguel Gomez
2018 - Kyle Tucker
2019 - Mauricio Dubon
2019 - Jimmy Herget
Players Born on, Died on, Debut on, Finished on July 7


Baseball history on July 7 includes a total of 56 Major League baseball players born that day of the year, 23 Major League baseball players who died on that date, 95 baseball players who made their Major League debut on that date, and 75 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 9, 2019 7:51 AM EST

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