Baseball History on September 3

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

Baseball Births on September 3 / Baseball Deaths on September 3

Baseball History on September 3

Baseball Debuts on September 3 / Baseball Retirements on September 3

1879 - Dan O'Leary
1884 - Bill Nelson
1885 - Gene Derby
1886 - Pete Connell
1887 - Bob Pettit
1891 - Tom Cotter
1891 - Joe Walsh
1893 - Charlie Irwin
1895 - Billy Lush
1898 - John Callahan
1901 - Bill Cristall
1901 - Eddie Hickey
1902 - Wish Egan
1902 - Ed Phelps
1905 - Eddie Cicotte
1905 - Lefty Leifield
1906 - Harry Huston
1906 - Walter Moser
1907 - John McDonald
1908 - Chick Brandom
1908 - Fred Gaiser
1912 - Roy Moran
1912 - Jimmie Savage
1913 - Doc Watson
1914 - Bruno Betzel
1915 - Walter Ancker
1916 - Stuffy Stewart
1920 - Bill Knowlton
1920 - Bill Schindler
1922 - Joe Genewich
1923 - Rufe Clarke
1924 - Walter Beall
1924 - Happy Foreman
1924 - Skinny Graham
1924 - Bob Vines
1925 - John Kane
1926 - Mike Kelly
1926 - Frank Sigafoos
1932 - Charlie Biggs
1933 - Milt Bocek
1933 - Tommy Thompson
1934 - Bob Garbark
1937 - Tom Cafego
1937 - Eddie Silber
1937 - Jimmy Wasdell
1938 - Johnny Gerlach
1938 - George Meyer
1939 - Bama Rowell
1940 - Lefty Guise
1941 - Ed Albosta
1941 - Fred Caligiuri
1943 - Red Roberts
1944 - Steve Filipowicz
1945 - Ed Walczak
1948 - Ray Boone
1951 - Ross Grimsley
1955 - Walt Craddock
1956 - Mike McCormick
1957 - Jay Hook
1960 - Frank Funk
1961 - Tom Tresh
1962 - Bob Baird
1962 - Julio Navarro
1963 - Dick Allen
1963 - Roy Gleason
1963 - Jimmy Stewart
1964 - Paul Schaal
1965 - Greg Goossen
1965 - Grant Jackson
1965 - Dick Joyce
1965 - Bobby Tolan
1966 - Sal Bando
1966 - Bill Edgerton
1966 - Rick Monday
1966 - Jim Ollom
1966 - Charlie Vaughan
1967 - Bruce Dal Canton
1968 - Ralph Garr
1968 - Dan McGinn
1968 - Bill Sudakis
1969 - Oscar Brown
1969 - Jerry Cram
1969 - Fran Healy
1969 - Frankie Libran
1970 - Steve Brye
1970 - Bill Gogolewski
1971 - Dwain Anderson
1971 - Ron Cey
1971 - Bob Kaiser
1971 - Manny Muniz
1971 - Bill North
1971 - Eric Soderholm
1973 - Dave Augustine
1973 - Rick Henninger
1973 - Craig Swan
1974 - Ron Dunn
1974 - John Montefusco
1974 - Leon Roberts
1975 - Danny Goodwin
1975 - Willie Prall
1975 - Buddy Schultz
1975 - Ellis Valentine
1976 - Jim Gantner
1976 - John Tamargo
1977 - Randy Bass
1977 - Mike Fischlin
1977 - Matt Keough
1978 - Jim Lentine
1978 - Scot Thompson
1979 - Tim Flannery
1979 - Kurt Seibert
1979 - Gary Ward
1980 - Odie Davis
1981 - Jesse Barfield
1981 - Mark Bradley
1981 - Neil Fiala
1981 - Mel Hall
1981 - Jim Maler
1981 - Len Matuszek
1981 - Andre Robertson
1981 - Gene Roof
1981 - Willie Royster
1982 - Neal Heaton
1982 - Pete O'Brien
1983 - Bert Bradley
1983 - Lee Graham
1983 - Jeff Heathcock
1983 - Tim Teufel
1983 - Ron Wotus
1984 - Chris Brown
1984 - Steve Kiefer
1984 - Doug Loman
1985 - Matt Nokes
1985 - Paul O'Neill
1985 - Andres Thomas
1986 - Terry Bell
1986 - Bob Brower
1986 - Dave Clark
1986 - Bruce Fields
1986 - Dave Hengel
1986 - Rondin Johnson
1986 - Ricky Jones
1986 - Jim Lindeman
1986 - Larry See
1986 - Kevin Seitzer
1988 - Ken Hill
1988 - Brian Meyer
1988 - Mike Rochford
1988 - Gary Sheffield
1988 - Rick Wrona
1989 - George Canale
1989 - John Olerud
1990 - Kevin Baez
1990 - Kevin Belcher
1990 - Bill Haselman
1990 - Terry Lee
1990 - Scott Leius
1990 - Tim McIntosh
1991 - Esteban Beltre
1991 - Cliff Brantley
1991 - Scott Bullett
1991 - Tom Drees
1991 - Pat Hentgen
1993 - Rich Batchelor
1993 - Chris Bushing
1993 - John Johnstone
1993 - Tony Longmire
1993 - J.R. Phillips
1995 - Tony Clark
1995 - Lee Hancock
1995 - Roberto Rivera
1995 - Ruben Rivera
1995 - Dave Swartzbaugh
1996 - Wilton Guerrero
1996 - Gene Kingsale
1996 - Carl Schutz
1997 - Orlando Cabrera
1997 - Frank Catalanotto
1997 - Ben Grieve
1997 - Eli Marrero
1997 - Felix Martinez
1997 - Carlos Mendoza
1997 - Luis Ordaz
1997 - Dan Rohrmeier
1998 - Mark Strittmatter
1999 - Robinson Cancel
1999 - Gookie Dawkins
1999 - Cole Liniak
2000 - Brady Clark
2000 - Damian Rolls
2001 - Blaine Neal
2002 - Hee-Seop Choi
2002 - Abraham Nunez
2002 - Dave Pember
2002 - Jim Rushford
2002 - Esix Snead
2002 - Andy Van Hekken
2002 - Justin Wayne
2003 - Khalil Greene
2003 - Luis Martinez
2003 - Humberto Quintero
2003 - Felix Sanchez
2004 - Russ Adams
2004 - Gavin Floyd
2004 - Nick Swisher
2006 - Jeremy Brown
2006 - Dennis Sarfate
2006 - Brian Stokes
2007 - Nick Blackburn
2007 - Harvey Garcia
2007 - Bill Murphy
2007 - Chris Seddon
2008 - Alcides Escobar
2008 - Mat Gamel
2008 - Greg Golson
2008 - Wade LeBlanc
2008 - Jason Motte
2008 - Jason Pridie
2008 - Rich Rundles
2008 - Angel Salome
2009 - Tyler Flowers
2009 - Josh Thole
2010 - Scott Cousins
2010 - Matt Fox
2010 - Cory Luebke
2011 - Martin Maldonado
2011 - Devin Mesoraco
2011 - Tommy Milone
2012 - Jean Machi
2012 - Denis Phipps
2013 - Billy Hamilton
2013 - Heath Hembree
2013 - Chris Owings
2013 - Mauricio Robles
2013 - Zac Rosscup
2014 - A.J. Achter
2014 - Dario Alvarez
2014 - R.J. Alvarez
2014 - Gary Brown
2014 - Leonel Campos
2014 - Erik Cordier
2014 - Chris Dominguez
2014 - Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez
2014 - Scott Snodgress
2015 - Cody Hall
2015 - Corey Seager
2016 - Jed Bradley
2016 - Matt Dermody
2016 - Kyle Jensen
2016 - Joe Mantiply
2016 - Kelvin Marte
2016 - Brady Rodgers
2017 - Sandy Alcantara
2017 - Dillon Maples
2017 - Mike Marjama
2017 - Raudy Read
2018 - Nick Ciuffo
2018 - Ryan Cordell
2018 - Blake Trahan
2019 - Ronald Bolanos
2019 - Ryan McBroom
2019 - Danny Mendick
2019 - T.J. Zeuch
Players Born on, Died on, Debut on, Finished on September 3


Baseball history on September 3 includes a total of 51 Major League baseball players born that day of the year, 29 Major League baseball players who died on that date, 263 baseball players who made their Major League debut on that date, and 62 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.

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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: January 10, 2020 3:04 AM EST

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