Baseball History on September 4

Baseball history on September 4, including a list of every Major League baseball player born on September 4, a list of every Major League baseball player who died on September 4, a list of every Major League baseball player who made their big league debut on September 4, and a list of every Major League baseball player whose final big league game was on September 4.

"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 4

Baseball Births on September 4 / Baseball Deaths on September 4

Baseball History on September 4

Baseball Debuts on September 4 / Baseball Retirements on September 4

1876 - Herm Doscher
1876 - Lon Knight
1883 - Ben Guiney
1886 - Hub Collins
1886 - Pete Galligan
1887 - Billy Otterson
1889 - Barney Graham
1890 - George Carman
1891 - Jack Leiper
1896 - Charlie Emig
1897 - Ed Abbaticchio
1902 - Joe Berry
1902 - Jacob Fox
1902 - Alex Hardy
1902 - Sam McMackin
1903 - Ambrose Puttmann
1905 - Harry Ables
1906 - Willy Fetzer
1907 - Harl Maggert
1910 - Jack Ferry
1911 - Tim Hendryx
1912 - Bert Gallia
1912 - Herb Herring
1912 - Pete Knisely
1912 - Erskine Mayer
1913 - Hal Schwenk
1915 - Harry Daubert
1915 - Sam Mayer
1915 - Al Nixon
1919 - Jimmy Zinn
1920 - Ed Chaplin
1921 - Lee Thompson
1924 - Joe Muich
1924 - Tommy Thevenow
1926 - Mike Smith
1926 - Lefty Taber
1927 - Ernie Orsatti
1928 - Clay Touchstone
1929 - Phil Voyles
1930 - Frank Doljack
1932 - Fabian Kowalik
1933 - Mem Lovett
1937 - Merv Connors
1938 - Oris Hockett
1938 - Mike Tresh
1944 - Tom Jordan
1944 - Frank Wurm
1946 - Cecil Garriott
1950 - Steve Ridzik
1950 - Hank Workman
1951 - Doug Hansen
1952 - Tom Hamilton
1955 - Webbo Clarke
1956 - Earl Hersh
1960 - Terry Fox
1961 - Mike DeGerick
1961 - Joe Horlen
1961 - Ron Nischwitz
1962 - Billy Ott
1963 - Gene Alley
1963 - Bob Chance
1963 - Bruce Howard
1964 - Dick Estelle
1964 - Lou Piniella
1964 - Rich Reese
1965 - Ken Holtzman
1965 - Ted Uhlaender
1969 - Terry Crowley
1969 - Jose Ortiz
1970 - Frank Duffy
1970 - Joe Lis
1970 - Jorge Roque
1971 - Juan Beniquez
1971 - Mike Caldwell
1971 - Jay Franklin
1971 - Mike Ivie
1971 - Marvin Lane
1971 - Rick Miller
1971 - Ben Oglivie
1972 - Jim Bibby
1973 - Ron Cash
1973 - Dave Chalk
1973 - Tommy Cruz
1973 - Wilbur Howard
1973 - Greg Shanahan
1973 - Otto Velez
1974 - Larry Herndon
1974 - Dennis Leonard
1975 - Chris Knapp
1975 - Ken Kravec
1975 - Jamie Quirk
1976 - Alfredo Griffin
1976 - Willie Wilson
1977 - Tim Jones
1977 - Dan Schatzeder
1977 - Ed Whitson
1978 - Doe Boyland
1978 - Sheldon Burnside
1978 - Todd Cruz
1978 - Barry Evans
1978 - Jerry Fry
1978 - Terry Kennedy
1978 - Dan O'Brien
1978 - Mike Ramsey
1978 - Dennis Sherrill
1978 - Dave Stegman
1978 - Myron White
1978 - Jim Wilhelm
1979 - Richard Dotson
1980 - Luis Aponte
1980 - Fred Breining
1980 - Hubie Brooks
1980 - Dave Edler
1981 - Mark Funderburk
1981 - David Green
1981 - Bob Stoddard
1981 - Alan Wiggins
1982 - Mark Dempsey
1982 - Geno Petralli
1982 - John Rabb
1982 - Lee Tunnell
1982 - Brad Wellman
1982 - Paul Zuvella
1983 - Darnell Coles
1983 - Dave Hudgens
1983 - Rusty McNealy
1983 - Randy Ready
1984 - Kevin Buckley
1984 - Rob Deer
1984 - Roger Mason
1984 - Kevin Mitchell
1984 - Nelson Simmons
1984 - Milt Thompson
1985 - Johnny Abrego
1985 - Dennis Burtt
1985 - John Dopson
1987 - Vicente Palacios
1987 - Melido Perez
1987 - Jeff Treadway
1988 - Lance Blankenship
1988 - Marty Brown
1989 - Kelly Mann
1989 - Chuck McElroy
1990 - Bernard Gilkey
1990 - Luis Gonzalez
1990 - Tom Quinlan
1991 - Terry Bross
1991 - Donald Harris
1991 - Jim Thome
1991 - Ted Wood
1992 - Kevin Rogers
1993 - Eric Helfand
1995 - Scott Davison
1995 - Rick Huisman
1995 - Mark Loretta
1995 - Jim Mecir
1995 - Jorge Posada
1995 - Clint Sodowsky
1995 - Mike Sweeney
1996 - Trever Miller
1997 - Carlos Almanzar
1998 - George Lombard
1998 - Marino Santana
2000 - Todd Belitz
2000 - Luke Prokopec
2001 - Erick Almonte
2001 - Josh Beckett
2001 - Chris Magruder
2001 - Corky Miller
2001 - Juan Rivera
2001 - Chris Wakeland
2002 - Tony Alvarez
2002 - J.J. Davis
2002 - Pedro Feliciano
2004 - Jeff Bajenaru
2004 - Eric Crozier
2004 - Guillermo Quiroz
2005 - Robert Andino
2005 - Anthony Lerew
2006 - Scott Moore
2006 - Doug Slaten
2007 - Wladimir Balentien
2007 - Jeff Clement
2007 - Kevin Hart
2007 - Rob Johnson
2007 - Joey Votto
2008 - Kila Ka'aihue
2008 - Shairon Martis
2008 - Luke Montz
2008 - James Parr
2008 - Dusty Ryan
2009 - Mike Dunn
2009 - Daniel Hudson
2009 - Dan Runzler
2010 - Rob Delaney
2010 - Lucas May
2010 - Mike Nickeas
2010 - Max St. Pierre
2011 - Kyle Hudson
2011 - Addison Reed
2011 - Antoan Richardson
2011 - Josh Satin
2012 - Jaye Chapman
2012 - Adam Eaton
2012 - Jeurys Familia
2012 - Christian Garcia
2012 - Luis Antonio Jimenez
2012 - AJ Ramos
2013 - Brian Flynn
2013 - Erik Johnson
2013 - Stolmy Pimentel
2013 - Chris Robinson
2013 - Marcus Semien
2013 - Daniel Webb
2014 - Lisalverto Bonilla
2014 - Spencer Patton
2014 - Yorman Rodriguez
2014 - Xavier Scruggs
2015 - Luke Jackson
2015 - Tony Zych
2016 - Jose De Leon
2016 - Wandy Peralta
2017 - Artie Lewicki
2018 - Gabriel Guerrero
2018 - Eric Hanhold
2018 - Kyle Wright
Players Born on, Died on, Debut on, Finished on September 4


Baseball history on September 4 includes a total of 57 Major League baseball players born that day of the year, 28 Major League baseball players who died on that date, 226 baseball players who made their Major League debut on that date, and 64 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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