Baseball History on June 30

Baseball history on June 30, including a list of every Major League baseball player born on June 30, a list of every Major League baseball player who died on June 30, a list of every Major League baseball player who made their big league debut on June 30, and a list of every Major League baseball player whose final big league game was on June 30.

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"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 30

Baseball Births on June 30 / Baseball Deaths on June 30

Played First Game on June 30
1883 - Art Hagan
1894 - Fred Clarke
1894 - Harrison Peppers
1896 - Sam Mertes
1897 - Frank Martin
1899 - Harvey Bailey
1905 - Charlie Fallon
1912 - Willie Adams
1913 - Eddie Eayrs
1914 - Kid McLaughlin
1915 - Ty Helfrich
1915 - Joe Shannon
1915 - Dick Wright
1916 - Cy Wright
1918 - Jack Stansbury
1921 - Luke Sewell
1923 - Ray Knode
1924 - Freddy Sale
1926 - Danny Taylor
1926 - Rusty Yarnall
1928 - Bruce Caldwell
1928 - Ed Lennon
1928 - John Shea
1929 - Bill Breckinridge
1932 - Larry Boerner
1935 - Greek George
1943 - Al Zarilla
1944 - Andy Hansen
1946 - Frank Whitman
1951 - Karl Olson
1954 - Joe Cunningham
1957 - Don McMahon
1960 - Earl Francis
1961 - Jerry Buchek
1961 - Wilbur Wood
1965 - Don LeJohn
1968 - Mike Page
1968 - Jim Rooker
1969 - Dave Lemonds
1972 - Lee Lacy
1976 - Jeff Newman
1980 - Bill Bordley
1982 - Carlos Diaz
1982 - Ed Jurak
1983 - Ray Fontenot
1983 - Bob Meacham
1984 - Mickey Tettleton
1985 - John Cangelosi
1987 - David Wells
1989 - Mike Smith
1990 - Rich Rodriguez
1992 - Mike Williams
1994 - Mike Lieberthal
1996 - Danny Perez
1997 - Marc Pisciotta
1998 - John Snyder
1998 - Jeff Tam
1999 - Damaso Marte
2000 - Craig Dingman
2000 - Tike Redman
2003 - Dan Haren
2004 - J.D. Closser
2007 - Jacoby Ellsbury
2007 - Nick Gorneault
2007 - J.A. Happ
2008 - Brett Gardner
2010 - Omar Beltre
2010 - Barry Enright
2011 - David Carpenter
2012 - Barret Browning
2013 - Jose Dominguez
2015 - Jake Brigham
2015 - Ryan Kelly
2017 - Adrian Sanchez
2017 - Dan Slania
2017 - Glenn Sparkman
2017 - Nick Williams
2018 - Willians Astudillo
2018 - Pablo Lopez
2019 - Lewis Thorpe

Players Born on, Died on, Debut on, Finished on June 30

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Baseball history on June 30 includes a total of 46 Major League baseball players born that day of the year, 33 Major League baseball players who died on that date, 80 baseball players who made their Major League debut on that date, and 46 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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