Baseball History on June 24

Baseball history on June 24, including a list of every Major League baseball player born on June 24, a list of every Major League baseball player who died on June 24, a list of every Major League baseball player who made their big league debut on June 24, and a list of every Major League baseball player whose final big league game was on June 24.

"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 24

Baseball Births on June 24 / Baseball Deaths on June 24

Baseball History on June 24

Baseball Debuts on June 24 / Baseball Retirements on June 24

1884 - Fred Siegel
1884 - Al Strueve
1884 - Thomas Tinney
1887 - George Pechiney
1890 - Fred Clement
1898 - George Kelb
1901 - Curt Bernard
1901 - Bill Everitt
1907 - Sam Edmonston
1907 - Beany Jacobson
1908 - Charlie Hartman
1909 - Jake Boultes
1909 - Claude Ritchey
1910 - Charlie Pickett
1911 - Bill Otey
1912 - George Browne
1914 - Jack Lelivelt
1915 - Chris Burkam
1915 - Harry Hoch
1916 - Red Dooin
1917 - Bundy Brief
1917 - Emil Huhn
1917 - Ed Murray
1919 - Jake Northrop
1925 - Hod Kibbie
1930 - Frank Mulroney
1931 - Johnny Scalzi
1933 - Mike Powers
1939 - Harry Kimberlin
1943 - Roy Talcott
1946 - Mickey Rocco
1947 - Tom Kirk
1954 - Mario Picone
1956 - Chuck Diering
1960 - Whitey Lockman
1961 - Clint Courtney
1967 - Bob Bruce
1969 - Gary Timberlake
1970 - Hank Aguirre
1970 - Mike Derrick
1971 - Rudy Arroyo
1974 - Bobby Floyd
1975 - Tommy McCraw
1975 - Sam McDowell
1979 - Joe Gates
1982 - Mark Littell
1985 - Len Whitehouse
1989 - Jose Alvarez
1989 - Floyd Youmans
1990 - Bob Knepper
1991 - Hector Wagner
1994 - Mike Jeffcoat
1995 - Bernardo Brito
1995 - Gene Harris
1995 - Eddie Tucker
2000 - Mark Johnson
2000 - Brad Rigby
2001 - Andy Barkett
2002 - Hansel Izquierdo
2004 - Toby Borland
2004 - Damon Minor
2004 - Alex Prieto
2004 - Mike Tonis
2005 - Jesse Foppert
2005 - Mike Johnston
2005 - Franklin Nunez
2005 - Enrique Wilson
2006 - Tony Womack
2007 - Kevin Melillo
2010 - Charlie Haeger
2010 - James Houser
2010 - Scott Strickland
2012 - Brian Bruney
2012 - Willie Harris
2014 - Greg Dobbs
Players Born on, Died on, Debut on, Finished on June 24


Baseball history on June 24 includes a total of 40 Major League baseball players born that day of the year, 22 Major League baseball players who died on that date, 71 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: July 25, 2019 3:34 AM EST

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