Baseball History on June 16

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

Baseball Almanac Top Quote

"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 June 16

Baseball Births on June 16 / Baseball Deaths on June 16

Played First Game on June 16
1876 - Pop Snyder
1880 - Fatty Briody
1890 - Pat Luby
1890 - Jake Stenzel
1891 - Joe Gormley
1894 - Tom Maguire
1894 - Bill Pfann
1894 - Fred Tenney
1897 - Dick Butler
1899 - Rudy Hulswitt
1902 - Odie Porter
1905 - Branch Rickey
1906 - Red Murray
1911 - Gene Paulette
1913 - Ray Hartranft
1913 - Roy Wood
1922 - Chief Youngblood
1923 - Ed Wells
1927 - Overton Tremper
1937 - Babe Barna
1938 - Glenn McQuillen
1938 - Dave Smith
1940 - Porter Vaughan
1942 - Larry Eschen
1944 - Bubba Floyd
1945 - Ernie Rudolph
1948 - Alex Konikowski
1948 - Len Okrie
1950 - Bob Ross
1953 - Pete Naton
1959 - Jim O'Rourke
1960 - John Glenn
1961 - Lew Krausse
1961 - Rich Rollins
1963 - Nick Willhite
1968 - Billy Harris
1970 - Al Hrabosky
1970 - Roger Metzger
1971 - Lenny Randle
1973 - Randy Jones
1976 - Kevin Bell
1977 - Steve Henderson
1978 - Bob Horner
1978 - Darrell Jackson
1985 - Ed Wojna
1986 - Jamie Moyer
1987 - Mike Brumley
1987 - Keith Miller
1989 - Sammy Sosa
1990 - Steve Howard
1991 - Bret Barberie
1991 - Carlos Rodriguez
1992 - Mike Walker
1993 - Mitch Lyden
1993 - Ben Shelton
1994 - John Dettmer
1994 - Quinn Mack
1995 - Gene Schall
1996 - David Doster
1998 - Bart Evans
1998 - Denny Harriger
2000 - Adam Melhuse
2000 - Chris Truby
2001 - Lance Davis
2001 - Jarrod Patterson
2001 - Aaron Rowand
2002 - Alexis Gomez
2002 - Jose Leon
2002 - Oliver Perez
2005 - Adam Shabala
2007 - Cory Doyne
2009 - Matt Downs
2009 - Mitch Jones
2009 - Sean O'Sullivan
2010 - Pedro Alvarez
2010 - Sam Demel
2011 - Zach Stewart
2012 - Justin Grimm
2013 - Jake Dunning
2014 - Aaron Altherr
2014 - Nick Greenwood
2014 - Blaine Hardy
2014 - Kyle Parker
2015 - Kyle Schwarber
2018 - Jake Jewell
2019 - Austin Nola
2019 - Huascar Ynoa

Players Born on, Died on, Debut on, Finished on June 16

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Baseball history on June 16 includes a total of 52 Major League baseball players born that day of the year, 28 Major League baseball players who died on that date, 87 baseball players who made their Major League debut on that date, and 51 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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