Baseball History on April 11

Baseball history on April 11, including a list of every Major League baseball player born on April 11, a list of every Major League baseball player who died on April 11, a list of every Major League baseball player who made their big league debut on April 11, and a list of every Major League baseball player whose final big league game was on April 11.

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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 11

Baseball Births on April 11 / Baseball Deaths on April 11

Played First Game on April 11
1891 - John Doran
1891 - Clark Griffith
1891 - Nick Reeder
1907 - Goat Anderson
1907 - Bobby Byrne
1907 - John Kane
1907 - John Kelly
1907 - Art Kruger
1907 - Mike Mitchell
1907 - Nig Perrine
1907 - Jim Stephens
1912 - Wally Mattick
1912 - Tex McDonald
1912 - Del Pratt
1912 - Buddy Ryan
1912 - Ossie Vitt
1912 - Buck Weaver
1913 - Joe Berger
1913 - Hugh High
1913 - Henri Rondeau
1915 - Clint Rogge
1917 - Johnny Couch
1917 - Bob Jones
1917 - Fred Nicholson
1917 - Swede Risberg
1917 - Ben Shaw
1917 - Jack Snyder
1917 - Chuck Ward
1928 - Les Bartholomew
1928 - Del Bissonette
1928 - Otis Brannan
1928 - Bill Cissell
1928 - Paul Easterling
1928 - Ed Morgan
1928 - Buck Redfern
1928 - Bill Shores
1928 - Glenn Spencer
1928 - Pinky Whitney
1955 - Bob Alexander
1955 - Don Ferrarese
1955 - Glen Gorbous
1955 - Bobby Kline
1955 - Don Leppert
1955 - Rudy Minarcin
1955 - Ernie Oravetz
1955 - Pedro Ramos
1955 - Hal Smith
1955 - Gale Wade
1959 - George Altman
1959 - Jim Baxes
1959 - Ernie Broglio
1959 - Howie Nunn
1961 - Jim Donohue
1961 - Tom Haller
1961 - Chuck Hiller
1961 - Dick Howser
1961 - John Papa
1961 - Chuck Schilling
1961 - Carl Warwick
1961 - Jake Wood
1961 - Carl Yastrzemski
1962 - Ed Charles
1962 - Manny Jimenez
1962 - Bob Moorhead
1962 - Dan Osinski
1962 - Ron Taylor
1963 - Conrad Cardinal
1963 - Pedro Gonzalez
1963 - Chris Zachary
1967 - Rod Carew
1967 - Gus Gil
1967 - Ramon Hernandez
1967 - Allan Lewis
1967 - Jim Price
1967 - Joe Rudi
1967 - Don Shaw
1967 - Ray Webster
1968 - Jack Billingham
1968 - Dave Nelson
1968 - Vicente Romo
1968 - Carl Taylor
1968 - Jon Warden
1969 - Bill Burbach
1969 - Darrel Chaney
1969 - Billy Conigliaro
1969 - Jerry DaVanon
1969 - Dick Drago
1969 - Mike Kilkenny
1969 - Clay Kirby
1969 - Carl Morton
1969 - Don Secrist
1969 - Tom Tischinski
1969 - Charlie Walters
1970 - Jim Campbell
1970 - Sam Parrilla
1970 - Milt Ramirez
1971 - Terry Forster
1971 - Ernie McAnally
1971 - Bob O'Brien
1974 - Stan Papi
1975 - Rodney Scott
1976 - Pat Zachry
1977 - Dave Rozema
1978 - Andy Replogle
1979 - Eric Wilkins
1980 - Joe Charboneau
1980 - Bob Detherage
1980 - Jerry Dybzinski
1980 - Steve Howe
1980 - Dave Smith
1981 - Danny Boone
1981 - Darrell Brown
1981 - Bryan Clark
1981 - Marshall Edwards
1981 - Mike Witt
1982 - Salome Barojas
1982 - Mike Moore
1983 - Dann Bilardello
1984 - Alvin Davis
1984 - John Gibbons
1984 - Jerry Willard
1985 - Terry Blocker
1985 - Mike Gallego
1985 - Craig Gerber
1985 - Jeff Kaiser
1985 - Roger McDowell
1986 - Jeff Parrett
1986 - Dan Plesac
1986 - Bob Tewksbury
1987 - Les Straker
1987 - Matt Williams
1990 - Willie Blair
1990 - Mike Bordick
1990 - Eric Gunderson
1991 - Heathcliff Slocumb
1991 - Joe Slusarski
1992 - Miguel Batista
1992 - Peter Hoy
1992 - Andy Stankiewicz
1993 - Graeme Lloyd
1998 - Kevin Millar
2001 - Larry Barnes
2002 - Mike Moriarty
2003 - Robby Hammock
2004 - Jason Szuminski
2006 - Jason Hammel
2009 - Kenshin Kawakami
2009 - Landon Powell
2010 - Mike Leake
2010 - Raul Valdes
2011 - Tyler Chatwood
2013 - Alex Wilson
2014 - Michael Mariot
2015 - Archie Bradley
2015 - Matt Tracy
2016 - Brett Nicholas
2016 - Mallex Smith
2017 - Johan Camargo
2017 - J.T. Riddle
2018 - Jaime Barria
2018 - Andrew Suarez
2019 - Pedro Avila
2019 - Erik Swanson

Players Born on, Died on, Debut on, Finished on April 11

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Baseball history on April 11 includes a total of 59 Major League baseball players born that day of the year, 29 Major League baseball players who died on that date, 163 baseball players who made their Major League debut on that date, and 20 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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