Baseball History on June 8

Baseball history on June 8, including a list of every Major League baseball player born on June 8, a list of every Major League baseball player who died on June 8, a list of every Major League baseball player who made their big league debut on June 8, and a list of every Major League baseball player whose final big league game was on June 8.

"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 June 8

Baseball Births on June 8 / Baseball Deaths on June 8

Baseball History on June 8

Baseball Debuts on June 8 / Baseball Retirements on June 8

1876 - Dan Collins
1885 - Joe Reilly
1885 - John Tener
1887 - Wild Bill Widner
1893 - Bill Kinsler
1895 - Tom McCreery
1899 - Dave Wills
1901 - Al Shaw
1903 - John Titus
1907 - Fred Osborn
1910 - Ralph Pond
1910 - Frank Schneiberg
1914 - Shag Thompson
1918 - Pat Hardgrove
1921 - Cy Morgan
1922 - John Singleton
1932 - Pete Daglia
1933 - Bobby Coombs
1934 - Mort Flohr
1934 - Harry Kinzy
1935 - Hy Vandenberg
1940 - Carl Miles
1940 - Stan Spence
1941 - Wimpy Quinn
1947 - Nellie Fox
1956 - Taylor Phillips
1958 - Felipe Alou
1961 - Hal Reniff
1975 - John Candelaria
1976 - Gary Roenicke
1979 - Dan Graham
1980 - John Littlefield
1980 - Brad Mills
1982 - Tom Filer
1982 - Jeff Keener
1983 - Allan Ramirez
1985 - Chris Jones
1986 - David Cone
1986 - Terry Mulholland
1990 - Jim Leyritz
1991 - Ruben Amaro, Jr.
1991 - Johnny Guzman
1991 - Mark Petkovsek
1994 - Brad Cornett
1995 - Edgar Caceres
1996 - Ryan Hancock
1997 - Todd Erdos
1997 - Jose Vidro
1999 - Tim Hudson
1999 - Dan Smith
2001 - Eric Valent
2002 - Mike Maroth
2003 - David Kelton
2003 - Les Walrond
2005 - Skip Schumaker
2006 - Sean Tracey
2007 - Homer Bailey
2007 - Jailen Peguero
2008 - Garrett Mock
2008 - Ryan Tucker
2010 - Giancarlo Stanton
2010 - Stephen Strasburg
2011 - Cord Phelps
2011 - Tony Watson
2012 - Jose Ortega
2012 - Clint Robinson
2013 - Brandon Bantz
2015 - Carlos Correa
2016 - Jameson Taillon
2018 - Jose Miguel Fernandez
2019 - Ryan Eades
2019 - Tommy Edman
2019 - Joe Palumbo
2019 - Colin Poche
2019 - Tayler Scott
2019 - Phillips Valdez
Players Born on, Died on, Debut on, Finished on June 8


Baseball history on June 8 includes a total of 47 Major League baseball players born that day of the year, 26 Major League baseball players who died on that date, 76 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: November 7, 2019 3:36 AM EST

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