Baseball History on April 14

Baseball history on April 14, including a list of every Major League baseball player born on April 14, a list of every Major League baseball player who died on April 14, a list of every Major League baseball player who made their big league debut on April 14, and a list of every Major League baseball player whose final big league game was on April 14.

"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 14

Baseball Births on April 14 / Baseball Deaths on April 14

Baseball History on April 14

Baseball Debuts on April 14 / Baseball Retirements on April 14

1899 - Jack O'Brien
1899 - Roy Thomas
1904 - Rip Cannell
1904 - Art Devlin
1904 - Gus Dundon
1904 - Izzy Hoffman
1904 - Harry Lumley
1904 - Mike McCormick
1904 - Moose McCormick
1904 - Charley O'Leary
1904 - Sam Woodruff
1905 - Hal Chase
1905 - Charlie Chech
1905 - Bill Clancy
1905 - Otis Clymer
1905 - Mickey Doolin
1905 - John Knight
1905 - Phil Lewis
1905 - Ed McGamwell
1905 - Harry McIntire
1905 - Bud Sharpe
1905 - Irv Young
1906 - Art Brouthers
1906 - Vive Lindaman
1908 - Nick Carter
1908 - Jerry Freeman
1908 - Jim McHale
1908 - Harry Pattee
1908 - Syd Smith
1909 - Fred Beck
1909 - Harry Camnitz
1909 - Ward Miller
1909 - Rebel Oakes
1910 - Lena Blackburne
1910 - Bill Collins
1910 - Jake Daubert
1910 - Eddie Foster
1910 - Chick Gandil
1910 - Fred Liese
1910 - Rollie Zeider
1911 - Art Butler
1911 - Lefty George
1911 - Earl Hamilton
1911 - Gene Krapp
1911 - Bill Schardt
1912 - George Baumgardner
1912 - Del Paddock
1912 - Wally Rehg
1913 - Claude Cooper
1913 - Jim Thorpe
1914 - George Burns
1914 - Walton Cruise
1914 - Dick Crutcher
1914 - Ed Gagnier
1914 - Larry Gilbert
1914 - Bill Kellogg
1914 - Ed Kelly
1914 - Joe Kelly
1914 - Ed Kippert
1914 - John Leary
1914 - Dummy Murphy
1914 - Johnny Rawlings
1914 - Hank Schreiber
1914 - Everett Scott
1914 - Maury Uhler
1914 - Tex Wisterzil
1915 - Dave Bancroft
1915 - Bernie Boland
1915 - Happy Felsch
1915 - Frank Fuller
1915 - Harry Glenn
1915 - Baby Doll Jacobson
1915 - Parson Perryman
1915 - Pete Shields
1915 - Bill Zimmerman
1916 - George Cunningham
1917 - Ray Miller
1917 - Kewpie Pennington
1917 - Tom Rogers
1920 - Bob Meusel
1920 - Ralph Miller
1920 - Bernie Neis
1920 - Babe Twombly
1921 - Lu Blue
1921 - Curt Fullerton
1921 - Chicken Hawks
1921 - Pat Patterson
1921 - Jesse Petty
1921 - Earl Sheely
1921 - Suds Sutherland
1922 - Bernie Hungling
1922 - Harry Shriver
1925 - Mickey Cochrane
1925 - Leo Dixon
1925 - Jess Doyle
1925 - Turkey Gross
1925 - Lefty Grove
1925 - Dave Harris
1925 - Spencer Harris
1925 - Johnny Neun
1925 - Jim Poole
1925 - Billy Rogell
1925 - Red Smith
1925 - Jimmy Welsh
1926 - Nick Cullop
1926 - Babe Herman
1926 - Ed Taylor
1926 - Johnny Wertz
1927 - Charlie Barnabe
1927 - Wilcy Moore
1927 - Julie Wera
1928 - Erv Brame
1930 - Tom Oliver
1931 - Buzz Arlett
1931 - Pat Creeden
1931 - Les Mallon
1931 - Ollie Marquardt
1931 - Ivey Shiver
1931 - Mel Simons
1931 - Johnny Vergez
1931 - Gee Walker
1931 - Frank Watt
1931 - Charlie Wilson
1931 - Red Worthington
1932 - Harry Taylor
1936 - Chubby Dean
1936 - Buddy Hassett
1936 - Emil Mailho
1936 - Stu Martin
1936 - George McQuinn
1936 - Eddie Morgan
1936 - Leo Norris
1936 - Jim Oglesby
1936 - Bruce Ogrodowski
1936 - Rusty Peters
1941 - Phil Rizzuto
1941 - Johnny Sturm
1942 - Johnny Barrett
1942 - Buddy Blair
1942 - Jim Castiglia
1942 - Russ Christopher
1942 - Nanny Fernandez
1942 - Stan Galle
1942 - Billy Hitchcock
1942 - Bert Hodges
1942 - Tommy Holmes
1942 - Peanuts Lowrey
1942 - Willard Marshall
1942 - Howie Moss
1942 - Ron Northey
1942 - Johnny Pesky
1942 - Ken Richardson
1942 - Connie Ryan
1942 - Ray Sanders
1942 - Bud Sketchley
1942 - Thurman Tucker
1953 - John Baumgartner
1953 - Hal Erickson
1953 - Jim Gilliam
1953 - Billy Hunter
1953 - Ray Jablonski
1953 - Felipe Montemayor
1953 - Bill Renna
1953 - Rip Repulski
1953 - Paul Schramka
1953 - Paul Smith
1954 - Tom Flanigan
1954 - Harvey Gentry
1954 - Bob Purkey
1954 - Bill Taylor
1955 - Joe Altobelli
1955 - Elston Howard
1955 - Earl Smith
1955 - Bob Stephenson
1955 - Tom Sturdivant
1955 - Bob Thurman
1958 - Albie Pearson
1959 - Jerry Davie
1959 - Jack Fisher
1959 - Joe Morgan
1961 - Bob Allen
1961 - Joe McClain
1961 - Ron Perranoski
1961 - Jerry Zimmerman
1962 - Tony Balsamo
1962 - Sammy Ellis
1962 - Jim Hickman
1962 - Cal Koonce
1962 - Denis Menke
1962 - Gaylord Perry
1962 - Ray Rippelmeyer
1963 - Jose Cardenal
1963 - Marcelino Lopez
1963 - Buster Narum
1963 - Paul Ratliff
1963 - Ken Rowe
1963 - Ted Schreiber
1963 - Jerry Stephenson
1963 - Dale Willis
1964 - Danny Cater
1964 - Vern Handrahan
1964 - Johnny Lewis
1964 - John Stephenson
1964 - Johnny Werhas
1965 - Curt Blefary
1965 - Bob Locker
1965 - Danny Napoleon
1966 - Ossie Chavarria
1966 - Nate Colbert
1966 - Don Mason
1966 - Ken Suarez
1966 - Don Sutton
1966 - Dooley Womack
1967 - Steve Bailey
1967 - Bill Dillman
1967 - Russ Gibson
1967 - Jerry Koosman
1967 - Ted Kubiak
1967 - Tony Pierce
1967 - Billy Rohr
1967 - Thad Tillotson
1968 - Bobby Cox
1968 - Jim Fairey
1968 - Hal Gilson
1968 - Merv Rettenmund
1971 - Jim Slaton
1973 - Jerry Terrell
1973 - George Theodore
1975 - Dave Heaverlo
1975 - Randy Tate
1980 - Ray Cosey
1981 - Dave Engle
1981 - Von Hayes
1981 - Kevin Hickey
1982 - Howard Johnson
1985 - Tom Klawitter
1985 - Mike Trujillo
1986 - Dwight Taylor
1987 - Al Pedrique
1990 - Carlos Baerga
1990 - Alan Mills
1990 - Steve Wapnick
1991 - David Howard
1996 - Aaron Holbert
1996 - Marcus Jensen
1997 - Everett Stull
1999 - Terrence Long
1999 - Jeff Weaver
2000 - Ruben Quevedo
2000 - Kevin Walker
2001 - Troy Brohawn
2001 - Bob File
2002 - Ron Wright
2003 - Jesse Foppert
2003 - Kevin Ohme
2006 - Ramon Ramirez
2006 - Matt Smith
2012 - Che-Hsuan Lin
2012 - Joe Wieland
2013 - Phil Irwin
2014 - Mike Bolsinger
2014 - Wei-Chung Wang
2015 - Sugar Ray Marimon
2015 - Scott Oberg
2015 - Jose Urena
2016 - Taylor Rogers
2017 - Shane Carle
2017 - Dylan Covey
2017 - Jarlin Garcia
2017 - Willy Garcia
2017 - Jesse Winker
2018 - Johnny Field
Players Born on, Died on, Debut on, Finished on April 14


Baseball history on April 14 includes a total of 51 Major League baseball players born that day of the year, 30 Major League baseball players who died on that date, 272 baseball players who made their Major League debut on that date, and 27 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 .

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