Baseball History on July 17

Baseball history on July 17, including a list of every Major League baseball player born on July 17, a list of every Major League baseball player who died on July 17, a list of every Major League baseball player who made their big league debut on July 17, and a list of every Major League baseball player whose final big league game was on July 17.

"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 17

Baseball Births on July 17 / Baseball Deaths on July 17

Baseball History on July 17

Baseball Debuts on July 17 / Baseball Retirements on July 17

1877 - Leonidas Lee
1882 - Bob Casey
1882 - Walt Kinzie
1883 - Tom McLaughlin
1884 - John Fischer
1884 - Bill Jones
1884 - Chuck Lauer
1886 - Ed Fuller
1886 - Jeremiah Reardon
1889 - Bill Daley
1894 - Carney Flynn
1894 - Ernie Mason
1897 - Pete Dowling
1900 - Christy Mathewson
1905 - Charlie Armbruster
1912 - Charlie Deal
1912 - Arthur Hauger
1914 - George McAvoy
1915 - Herbert Hill
1920 - Bibb Falk
1925 - Lloyd Brown
1930 - George Puccinelli
1931 - Vince Barton
1939 - Bill Sayles
1942 - Huck Geary
1947 - Hank Thompson
1949 - Eddie Malone
1950 - Bill Pierro
1955 - Don Bessent
1955 - Roger Craig
1956 - Charlie Peete
1959 - Lee Maye
1960 - Jim Brewer
1960 - Al Heist
1962 - Jim Campbell
1962 - Ramon Conde
1962 - Don Lock
1964 - Costen Shockley
1966 - Don Bryant
1968 - Jerry Johnson
1970 - Larry Biittner
1971 - Bruce Christensen
1971 - Rich Hinton
1977 - Dave Criscione
1978 - Larry McWilliams
1978 - Tom Spencer
1982 - Carmen Castillo
1982 - Glenn Gulliver
1982 - Andy Hawkins
1983 - Greg Bargar
1983 - Steve Jeltz
1986 - Ray Soff
1987 - Mackey Sasser
1988 - Ricky Jordan
1989 - Wally Whitehurst
1990 - Oscar Azocar
1990 - Mel Stottlemyre
1991 - John Wehner
1994 - Bryce Florie
1994 - Andrew Lorraine
1994 - Francisco Matos
1995 - Scott Baker
1995 - Jason Isringhausen
1995 - Jamie McAndrew
1995 - Jeff Suppan
1998 - Mike Welch
1999 - Dave Borkowski
1999 - Chris Clapinski
1999 - Steve Rain
2000 - Pasqual Coco
2000 - Tomas de la Rosa
2000 - Marcus Jones
2000 - Chris Richard
2001 - Gus Gandarillas
2003 - Mark Malaska
2004 - Jorge Cantu
2005 - Danny Sandoval
2006 - Dustin Moseley
2006 - Josh Rabe
2006 - Jason Windsor
2010 - Erik Kratz
2011 - Matt Angle
2012 - Stephen Fife
2012 - Anthony Gose
2012 - Ryan Verdugo
2016 - Mike Freeman
2016 - Carson Fulmer
2016 - Donnie Hart
2016 - Omar Narvaez
2016 - Yefri Perez
2017 - Caleb Smith
1884 - Philip Coridan
1885 - Guerdon Whiteley
1886 - Buck Gladmon
1886 - Bill Wise
1888 - Dupee Shaw
1889 - Pete Wood
1892 - George Rettger
1894 - Count Campau
1894 - Frank Griffith
1896 - Joe Kostal
1897 - Irv Hach
1897 - Jim Korwan
1901 - Willie Mills
1902 - Dummy Hoy
1902 - Hal O'Hagan
1903 - Paddy Greene
1903 - Libe Washburn
1904 - Dutch Rudolph
1907 - Togie Pittinger
1909 - Scotty Barr
1910 - Sam Woodruff
1911 - Lep Long
1912 - George Zackert
1913 - Dave Morey
1913 - Cy Seymour
1914 - George McAvoy
1915 - Jim Breton
1915 - Herbert Hill
1918 - Tom Hughes
1919 - Dave Shean
1920 - Hack Eibel
1920 - Spencer Heath
1922 - Gene Lansing
1922 - Walt Lynch
1922 - Jake Miller
1925 - Albie Hood
1929 - Jim Holloway
1932 - Rube Bressler
1932 - Pat Caraway
1932 - Charlie Jamieson
1938 - Justin Stein
1939 - Lou Chiozza
1942 - Larry Eschen
1946 - Red Kress
1955 - Thornton Kipper
1960 - Bobby Thomson
1962 - El Tappe
1963 - Hal Kolstad
1970 - Dick Such
1977 - Bob Sheldon
1983 - Junior Kennedy
1983 - Bill Travers
1987 - Hal McRae
1990 - Steve Howard
1991 - Laddie Renfroe
1991 - Glenn Sutko
1993 - Shawn Hillegas
1995 - Scott Baker
1995 - Jerald Clark
1995 - Kenny Greer
1995 - Dave Stewart
1996 - Dan Peltier
1998 - Wayne Kirby
1999 - Jack Howell
2000 - Marcus Jones
2000 - Steve Montgomery
2003 - Luke Allen
2004 - Brandon Larson
2004 - Rey Ordonez
2004 - Jose Parra
2007 - Hiram Bocachica
2007 - Shane Komine
2008 - Freddie Bynum
2010 - Mike Lamb
2011 - Mitch Atkins
2011 - Adam Russell
2012 - Geoff Blum
Players Born on, Died on, Debut on, Finished on July 17


Baseball history on July 17 includes a total of 37 Major League baseball players born that day of the year, 24 Major League baseball players who died on that date, 91 baseball players who made their Major League debut on that date, and 77 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 .

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