Baseball History on April 16

Baseball history on April 16, including a list of every Major League baseball player born on April 16, a list of every Major League baseball player who died on April 16, a list of every Major League baseball player who made their big league debut on April 16, and a list of every Major League baseball player whose final big league game was on April 16.

"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 16

Baseball Births on April 16 / Baseball Deaths on April 16

Baseball History on April 16

Baseball Debuts on April 16 / Baseball Retirements on April 16

1887 - Ed Flanagan
1887 - Mike Griffin
1887 - Joe Herr
1887 - Ed McKean
1887 - Darby O'Brien
1887 - George Tebeau
1887 - Tommy Tucker
1892 - Frank Bird
1892 - Nig Cuppy
1896 - Frank Eustace
1896 - Chick Fraser
1899 - Harry Lochhead
1903 - Bill Hanlon
1904 - Claude Elliott
1904 - Jack Hickey
1904 - Peaches O'Neill
1904 - Fred Odwell
1905 - Al Bridwell
1905 - Jim Buchanan
1905 - Orval Overall
1906 - Pat Duff
1906 - Charlie Graham
1907 - Roy Castleton
1907 - Oscar Graham
1908 - Steve Evans
1908 - Harry Hoch
1908 - Bill Ludwig
1908 - Bill Malarkey
1908 - Herbie Moran
1908 - Patsy O'Rourke
1908 - Billy Purtell
1908 - Slim Sallee
1908 - Ed Summers
1908 - Bill Tozer
1909 - Heinie Beckendorf
1909 - Rip Hagerman
1909 - Harry Hooper
1909 - Ed Lafitte
1909 - Chief Meyers
1909 - Dots Miller
1909 - Bill Powell
1909 - Harry Suter
1910 - Wingo Anderson
1910 - Frank Browning
1910 - John Frill
1910 - Bert Humphries
1910 - Harry Kirsch
1910 - Duffy Lewis
1910 - Hap Myers
1911 - Howie Gregory
1911 - Jack Lively
1911 - Jeff Pfeffer
1912 - Flame Delhi
1912 - Charley Moore
1912 - George Pierce
1913 - Chief Johnson
1913 - Ray Powell
1914 - Del Baker
1914 - Al Boucher
1914 - Cad Coles
1914 - Biddy Dolan
1914 - Jack Farrell
1914 - Max Flack
1914 - Pep Goodwin
1914 - Walter Tappan
1914 - Jack Tobin
1915 - Ed Appleton
1915 - Razor Ledbetter
1915 - Dazzy Vance
1916 - Byrd Lynn
1916 - Ray Shook
1917 - Pickles Dillhoefer
1917 - Rich Durning
1917 - Hod Eller
1917 - Patsy McGaffigan
1917 - Roy Sanders
1918 - Rip Conway
1918 - Charlie Hollocher
1918 - Roy Massey
1918 - Bill McCabe
1921 - George Foss
1921 - Ray Kolp
1921 - Bing Miller
1921 - John Monroe
1924 - Hi Bell
1924 - Earle Combs
1924 - Art Delaney
1924 - Wade Lefler
1924 - Ralph Michaels
1924 - Ed Sperber
1924 - Dutch Stryker
1925 - Roy Carlyle
1925 - Dick Cox
1925 - Bud Culloton
1925 - Bill Hallahan
1925 - Harry Kelley
1925 - Andy Rush
1925 - Jerry Standaert
1925 - Tex Vache
1926 - Augie Johns
1927 - Bobby Burke
1927 - Herman Layne
1927 - Art Mills
1928 - Cliff Garrison
1928 - Walt Lerian
1928 - Pepper Martin
1928 - Ed Strelecki
1929 - Dale Alexander
1929 - Earl Averill
1929 - Ray Gardner
1929 - Charlie Gelbert
1929 - Dick Porter
1929 - Nolen Richardson
1929 - Johnny Watwood
1931 - Paul Derringer
1931 - Ed Fallenstein
1931 - Hank McDonald
1931 - Marv Owen
1931 - Dutch Schesler
1931 - Frank Waddey
1931 - Russ Young
1932 - Ox Eckhardt
1932 - John Michaels
1932 - Johnny Reder
1933 - Don Brennan
1933 - Hank Leiber
1933 - Chink Outen
1935 - Beau Bell
1935 - Jim Bivin
1935 - Babe Dahlgren
1935 - Ival Goodman
1935 - Ray Harrell
1935 - Al Hollingsworth
1935 - Roy Hughes
1935 - Terry Moore
1935 - Billy Myers
1935 - Gene Schott
1936 - Pat Ankenman
1936 - Joe Bokina
1936 - Johnny Dickshot
1936 - Johnny Mize
1936 - Lou Scoffic
1940 - Bobby Bragan
1940 - Dom DiMaggio
1940 - Charlie Gilbert
1940 - Red Jones
1940 - Wally Judnich
1940 - Frank LaManna
1940 - Ed Levy
1940 - Marty Marion
1940 - Mike McCormick
1940 - Jimmy Pofahl
1940 - Al Rubeling
1940 - Johnny Rucker
1940 - Ham Schulte
1940 - Bobby Sturgeon
1940 - Bob Swift
1940 - Mickey Witek
1941 - Harry Dean
1941 - Chet Hajduk
1941 - Tex Hughson
1941 - Oscar Judd
1941 - Steve Peek
1941 - Charley Stanceu
1942 - Hardin Cathey
1942 - Jesse Flores
1942 - Chico Hernandez
1942 - Leo Wells
1946 - Bobby Adams
1946 - Ferrell Anderson
1946 - Ernie Andres
1946 - Bob Dillinger
1946 - Carl Furillo
1946 - Jack Graham
1946 - Gene Handley
1946 - Grady Hatton
1946 - Ralph Kiner
1946 - John O'Neil
1946 - Bill Rigney
1946 - Dick Sisler
1946 - Bob Usher
1946 - Dick Whitman
1947 - Eddie Erautt
1947 - Chuck Kress
1951 - Roy McMillan
1952 - George Crowe
1952 - Bobby Del Greco
1952 - Les Fusselman
1952 - Alex Garbowski
1952 - Dick Gernert
1952 - Dick Hoover
1952 - Billy Klaus
1952 - Jim Mangan
1952 - Don Nicholas
1952 - Gene Stephens
1952 - Pete Whisenant
1953 - Roy Face
1953 - Bill Harrington
1953 - Milt Jordan
1953 - John Mackinson
1953 - Tom Umphlett
1955 - Vicente Amor
1955 - John Andre
1955 - Bob Bowman
1955 - Juan Delis
1955 - Maurice Fisher
1955 - Jack Meyer
1955 - Bob Speake
1955 - Jack Spring
1955 - Jim Westlake
1957 - Dick Drott
1957 - Milt Graff
1957 - Jim Landis
1957 - Roger Maris
1957 - Cal Neeman
1957 - Larry Raines
1957 - Andre Rodgers
1957 - Bobby Gene Smith
1957 - Valmy Thomas
1957 - Bob Will
1957 - Casey Wise
1958 - Bob Schmidt
1960 - John Goetz
1961 - Choo Choo Coleman
1961 - Ken Hunt
1961 - Bill Pleis
1962 - Hank Fischer
1962 - Willard Hunter
1962 - Manny Mota
1962 - Bob Veale
1963 - Larry Bearnarth
1963 - Harry Fanok
1963 - Phil Gagliano
1963 - Ron Hunt
1964 - Tony Conigliaro
1964 - Jerry McNertney
1966 - Dick Lines
1967 - Bill Denehy
1967 - Cesar Gutierrez
1967 - Joe Niekro
1967 - John Upham
1969 - Cesar Geronimo
1972 - Goose Gossage
1972 - Ron Schueler
1975 - Kim Andrew
1976 - Dave Wehrmeister
1977 - Bob Stanley
1978 - Bobby Thompson
1979 - Randy Scarbery
1980 - Gary Lucas
1983 - Mike Bishop
1989 - Brian Brady
1989 - Steve Carter
1991 - Brian Drahman
1992 - Jeff Nelson
1993 - Willie Canate
1999 - Creighton Gubanich
2000 - Clayton Andrews
2002 - Delvin James
2004 - Jason Frasor
2004 - Matt Holliday
2005 - Dave Gassner
2007 - Zach McClellan
2008 - Alex Serrano
2009 - Jason Jaramillo
2011 - Luis Perez
2013 - Yoervis Medina
2013 - Shane Peterson
2014 - George Springer
2017 - Stefan Crichton
2017 - Sal Romano
2018 - Jacob Nottingham
2019 - Ryan Helsley
2019 - Jacob Webb
Players Born on, Died on, Debut on, Finished on April 16


Baseball history on April 16 includes a total of 45 Major League baseball players born that day of the year, 35 Major League baseball players who died on that date, 274 baseball players who made their Major League debut on that date, and 30 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: October 16, 2019 2:33 PM EST

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