Baseball History on April 9

Baseball history on April 9, including a list of every Major League baseball player born on April 9, a list of every Major League baseball player who died on April 9, a list of every Major League baseball player who made their big league debut on April 9, and a list of every Major League baseball player whose final big league game was on April 9.

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"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 (Free Press Publishing, 06/13/2003, "Part 1: The Game", Page 5)

Baseball History on April 9

Baseball Births on April 9 / Baseball Deaths on April 9

Played First Game on April 9
1891 - Tom Cahill
1913 - Leo Callahan
1913 - Benny Meyer
1962 - Doug Gallagher
1962 - Tommy Harper
1962 - Ted Savage
1963 - Vic Davalillo
1963 - Brock Davis
1963 - Bob Dustal
1963 - Dick Egan
1963 - Jimmie Hall
1963 - Tony Martinez
1963 - Al Moran
1963 - Nate Oliver
1963 - Don Rowe
1963 - Rusty Staub
1969 - Pedro Borbon
1969 - Bill Butler
1969 - Luis Peraza
1969 - Juan Rios
1969 - Dave Watkins
1969 - Mike Wegener
1970 - Steve Barber
1970 - Mike Derrick
1970 - Rich Hand
1970 - Minnie Mendoza
1970 - Ed Phillips
1970 - Wayne Simpson
1970 - Bob Taylor
1971 - Jim Foor
1973 - Rich Troedson
1974 - Ed Figueroa
1975 - Doug Flynn
1975 - Pablo Torrealba
1976 - Glenn Burke
1976 - Butch Wynegar
1977 - Terry Cornutt
1977 - Willie Hernandez
1977 - Dane Iorg
1977 - Silvio Martinez
1977 - Mitchell Page
1977 - Rob Picciolo
1977 - Bob Sykes
1978 - Mike Bruhert
1978 - Garth Iorg
1978 - Dennis Kinney
1978 - Willie Upshaw
1978 - Alan Wirth
1981 - Shooty Babitt
1981 - George Bell
1981 - Juan Bonilla
1981 - Tom Brunansky
1981 - Don Cooper
1981 - Dave Henderson
1981 - Jack O'Connor
1981 - Ray Smith
1982 - Kevin Bass
1982 - Jim Gott
1982 - Doug Jones
1982 - Gary Rajsich
1983 - Tom Foley
1983 - Steve Lake
1983 - Bryan Oelkers
1983 - Tack Wilson
1985 - Pat Clements
1985 - Mariano Duncan
1985 - Shawon Dunston
1985 - Ozzie Guillen
1986 - Scott Bailes
1986 - Bobby Bonilla
1986 - Kal Daniels
1986 - Scott Terry
1986 - Mitch Williams
1987 - Mark Ciardi
1987 - Logan Easley
1987 - Joe Klink
1987 - Jose Nunez
1987 - Jim Paciorek
1987 - Danny Sheaffer
1988 - Jose Bautista
1989 - Eric Yelding
1990 - Delino DeShields
1990 - Howard Hilton
1990 - Tim Layana
1990 - Scott Radinsky
1990 - Dave Rohde
1990 - Scott Ruskin
1991 - Chuck Knoblauch
1991 - Pete Schourek
1991 - Gary Scott
1991 - Doug Simons
1992 - Juan Guerrero
1992 - Butch Henry
1992 - Jim McNamara
1992 - Donovan Osborne
1992 - Ben Rivera
1992 - William Suero
1993 - Rene Arocha
1993 - Tyler Green
1994 - Carlos Pulido
1999 - Clay Bellinger
1999 - Kris Benson
1999 - Beiker Graterol
2000 - Scott Downs
2000 - Daniel Garibay
2000 - Willie Morales
2001 - Victor Santos
2002 - Brendan Donnelly
2002 - Mark Ellis
2002 - Kevin Mench
2003 - Mike Neu
2004 - Casey Daigle
2004 - Shingo Takatsu
2004 - Tyler Yates
2005 - D.J. Houlton
2005 - Keiichi Yabu
2006 - Sean Marshall
2006 - Takashi Saito
2008 - Burke Badenhop
2008 - Fernando Hernandez
2008 - Greg Smith
2009 - Trevor Crowe
2009 - Rick Porcello
2009 - Ricky Romero
2010 - Drew Butera
2010 - Bobby Cassevah
2012 - Yu Darvish
2012 - Erasmo Ramirez
2013 - Paul Clemens
2013 - Nick Tepesch
2015 - Paulo Orlando
2015 - Asher Wojciechowski
2019 - Yonathan Daza
2019 - Richard Lovelady
Played Last Game on April 9

Players Born on, Died on, Debut on, Finished on April 9

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Baseball history on April 9 includes a total of 51 Major League baseball players born that day of the year, 32 Major League baseball players who died on that date, 134 baseball players who made their Major League debut on that date, and 10 Major League baseball players who appeared in their final game that date.

Did you know that there were baseball players born on every date of the year and baseball players who died on every date of the year? Use the calendar below to select any date in baseball history.

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 .

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