Baseball History on July 3

Baseball history on July 3, including a list of every Major League baseball player born on July 3, a list of every Major League baseball player who died on July 3, a list of every Major League baseball player who made their big league debut on July 3, and a list of every Major League baseball player whose final big league game was on July 3.

"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 July 3

Baseball Births on July 3 / Baseball Deaths on July 3

Baseball History on July 3

Baseball Debuts on July 3 / Baseball Retirements on July 3

1877 - John Haldeman
1883 - Dell Darling
1884 - Bill Vinton
1900 - Archie Stimmel
1901 - Matty McIntyre
1902 - Dad Clark
1902 - Dike Varney
1903 - Dutch Rudolph
1909 - Les Backman
1909 - Grover Lowdermilk
1911 - Bob Williams
1912 - John Dowd
1913 - Jim Hanley
1915 - Joe Evans
1915 - Tom Knowlson
1916 - Lee McElwee
1918 - Red Bluhm
1918 - Red Sheridan
1921 - Jim Riley
1922 - Jim Murray
1925 - Chick Tolson
1931 - Bobby Stevens
1932 - Buck Marrow
1941 - Danny Murtaugh
1943 - Dale Matthewson
1945 - Don Lund
1951 - Jack Crimian
1953 - Dick Schofield
1955 - Joe Brovia
1958 - Duane Wilson
1960 - Ray Blemker
1960 - Rudy Hernandez
1961 - Ron Stillwell
1962 - Ernie Fazio
1963 - Jack Damaska
1966 - Jim Nash
1967 - Ken Poulsen
1973 - Alan Ashby
1973 - Pete Mackanin
1974 - Tim Blackwell
1974 - Will McEnaney
1977 - Bud Bulling
1978 - Bob Kammeyer
1982 - Roy Johnson
1985 - Al Pardo
1986 - Louie Meadows
1990 - Thomas Howard
1990 - Terry Wells
1991 - Laddie Renfroe
1992 - Pedro Astacio
1992 - Steve Shifflett
1993 - Larry Luebbers
1996 - Ray Montgomery
1996 - Jamey Wright
1998 - Placido Polanco
1998 - Bryan Ward
1999 - Jose Fernandez
1999 - Steve Schrenk
2000 - Ismael Villegas
2006 - Josh Kinney
2007 - Edwar Ramirez
2008 - Osiris Matos
2008 - Argenis Reyes
2009 - Jarrett Hoffpauir
2011 - Blake Beavan
2012 - Darin Downs
2012 - Brian Omogrosso
2014 - Vince Belnome
2014 - Zelous Wheeler
2015 - Dusty Coleman
2015 - Josh Osich
2015 - Noe Ramirez
2016 - Jeimer Candelario
2016 - Ariel Miranda
2018 - Evan Phillips
2019 - Tyler Alexander
2019 - Dylan Cease
2019 - Robel Garcia
2019 - Matt Thaiss
Players Born on, Died on, Debut on, Finished on July 3


Baseball history on July 3 includes a total of 57 Major League baseball players born that day of the year, 29 Major League baseball players who died on that date, 79 baseball players who made their Major League debut on that date, and 52 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 19, 2019 5:04 AM EST

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