Baseball History on September 15

Baseball history on September 15, including a list of every Major League baseball player born on September 15, a list of every Major League baseball player who died on September 15, a list of every Major League baseball player who made their big league debut on September 15, and a list of every Major League baseball player whose final big league game was on September 15.

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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 September 15

Baseball Births on September 15 / Baseball Deaths on September 15

Played First Game on September 15
1876 - Flip Lafferty
1876 - Bob Maloney
1882 - Bill Kienzle
1885 - Wiman Andrus
1887 - Bert Cunningham
1887 - Bill Fagan
1888 - Ad Gumbert
1888 - Pete McShannic
1888 - George Proeser
1892 - Bill Gilbert
1894 - Bobby Wallace
1897 - Tully Sparks
1898 - Charlie Carr
1898 - Jack Sutthoff
1899 - Farmer Steelman
1901 - Lou Gertenrich
1901 - Davy Jones
1902 - James Durham
1902 - Chappie McFarland
1903 - Bill Bartley
1904 - Bull Durham
1904 - Kid O'Hara
1905 - Johnny Siegle
1906 - Bob Edmondson
1906 - Matty Fitzgerald
1908 - Dick Egan
1908 - Fred Stem
1908 - Pete Wilson
1910 - Fred Blanding
1910 - Mickey Corcoran
1910 - Ed Hendricks
1910 - Roger Peckinpaugh
1912 - Doc Shanley
1912 - Bun Troy
1913 - Bill Reynolds
1913 - Jim Shaw
1913 - Buzzy Wares
1914 - Paul Carter
1914 - Al Tedrow
1919 - Chick Bowen
1920 - Earl Pruess
1920 - Paul Speraw
1920 - Pie Traynor
1920 - Dutch Wetzel
1921 - Bill Bishop
1921 - Dot Fulghum
1921 - Bill Hughes
1921 - Ray Miner
1921 - George Stueland
1921 - Arlas Taylor
1922 - Snake Henry
1922 - Frank McCue
1922 - Dewey Metivier
1922 - Harry O'Neill
1922 - Joe Rabbitt
1923 - Walt French
1923 - Fred Schemanske
1923 - Speed Walker
1923 - Earl Whitehill
1923 - Andy Woehr
1925 - Tom Jenkins
1925 - Herb Welch
1927 - Jim Faulkner
1927 - Buck Jordan
1928 - Johnny Moore
1929 - Ed Wineapple
1930 - Biggs Wehde
1931 - Bruce Connatser
1932 - Joe Glenn
1934 - Reese Diggs
1935 - Lee Gamble
1935 - Dick Lanahan
1935 - Sam Narron
1935 - Buck Rogers
1935 - Les Scarsella
1935 - Bernie Snyder
1936 - Jennings Poindexter
1937 - Red Barrett
1937 - Paul Gehrman
1937 - Ken Jungels
1937 - Bill Kalfass
1939 - Fred Chapman
1939 - Chet Ross
1940 - Harry Marnie
1940 - Paul Masterson
1940 - Johnny Podgajny
1940 - Red Tramback
1944 - Steve Biras
1944 - Whitey Miller
1944 - Frank Rosso
1946 - Bill McCahan
1946 - Dale Mitchell
1947 - Ed Lyons
1947 - Chuck Stobbs
1948 - Hal Bamberger
1948 - Joe Ginsberg
1948 - Pete Milne
1948 - Red Webb
1948 - Tom Wright
1950 - Al Aber
1950 - Jack Brittin
1951 - Fred Richards
1956 - Carl Duser
1957 - Ed Mayer
1961 - Sam McDowell
1961 - Jim Snyder
1962 - John Herrnstein
1962 - Al Weis
1963 - Rico Carty
1964 - Sandy Alomar
1964 - Marv Staehle
1964 - Dave Wissman
1965 - Chuck Harrison
1965 - Duane Josephson
1965 - Paul Lindblad
1965 - George Spriggs
1966 - George Mitterwald
1966 - Tom Phoebus
1966 - Jim Shellenback
1967 - George Stone
1968 - Rollie Fingers
1969 - Ron Klimkowski
1969 - Keith Lampard
1969 - Angel Mangual
1969 - Dave McDonald
1970 - Bill Laxton
1970 - Denny Riddleberger
1971 - Buzz Capra
1971 - John Milner
1971 - Don Rose
1971 - Larry Yount
1972 - Fernando Gonzalez
1972 - Jim McKee
1972 - Tommy Moore
1973 - Jim Essian
1973 - Greg Harts
1975 - Joe Pactwa
1976 - Rick Camp
1977 - Taylor Duncan
1977 - John Pacella
1978 - Philip Nastu
1978 - Jeff Yurak
1979 - George Riley
1980 - Andy Rincon
1980 - Fernando Valenzuela
1981 - Dave Hostetler
1981 - John Shelby
1982 - Ricky Adams
1982 - Don Welchel
1983 - Mike Diaz
1983 - Tim Hulett
1983 - Dave Huppert
1984 - Freddie Toliver
1985 - Jeff Sellers
1986 - Ruben Rodriguez
1987 - John Burkett
1987 - Al Leiter
1987 - Kirt Manwaring
1987 - Jack McDowell
1988 - Randy Johnson
1989 - Dann Howitt
1991 - Gary Cooper
1991 - Chris Howard
1991 - Jeff Juden
1991 - Patrick Lennon
1992 - Bernardo Brito
1992 - Alan Embree
1992 - Gerald Williams
1993 - Danny Bautista
1993 - Keith Kessinger
1995 - Dave Hajek
1996 - Dan Carlson
1996 - Charlie Greene
1997 - Danny Clyburn
1998 - Chris Fussell
1998 - Kevin Witt
1999 - Lance Carter
1999 - D'Angelo Jimenez
1999 - J.C. Romero
1999 - Denny Stark
2000 - Toby Hall
2000 - Danny Mota
2000 - Jose Ortiz
2000 - Jon Ratliff
2002 - Cliff Lee
2002 - Miguel Olivo
2003 - Rickie Weeks
2005 - Jaime Bubela
2006 - Billy Sadler
2007 - Armando Galarraga
2007 - Bronson Sardinha
2008 - A.J. Ellis
2008 - Bobby Parnell
2008 - Mitch Talbot
2009 - John Axford
2009 - Luis Durango
2010 - Kyle Drabek
2010 - Brett Sinkbeil
2011 - Russ Canzler
2013 - Audry Perez
2017 - Aaron Wilkerson
2018 - Matt Hall
2018 - Myles Straw
2020 - Travis Blankenhorn
2020 - Blake Cederlind
2020 - Tanner Houck
Played Last Game on September 15
1876 - John Curran
1879 - Sandy Taylor
1883 - Al Hubbard
1884 - James Burke
1885 - Wiman Andrus
1885 - Joe Miller
1886 - Tom Gillen
1886 - Larry McKeon
1888 - Mike Goodfellow
1888 - Pete Hotaling
1892 - Ned Hanlon
1892 - John Thornton
1894 - Gene Steere
1897 - Tom Hernon
1901 - Jud Smith
1902 - Nap Shea
1903 - Pop Williams
1906 - Sam Mertes
1906 - Bill Phyle
1910 - Ed Abbaticchio
1910 - Harry Smith
1912 - Roy Moran
1912 - Bun Troy
1917 - Ray Haley
1920 - Earl Pruess
1920 - Paul Speraw
1921 - Lyle Bigbee
1921 - Hod Eller
1921 - Bill Hughes
1921 - Ray Miner
1921 - Arlas Taylor
1923 - Phil Bedgood
1923 - Donie Bush
1923 - Dink O'Brien
1923 - Speed Walker
1926 - Les Burke
1926 - Walt Huntzinger
1928 - Virgil Barnes
1928 - Art Reinhart
1928 - Ben Tincup
1929 - Win Ballou
1929 - Pid Purdy
1929 - Ray Schalk
1929 - Ed Wineapple
1933 - Clise Dudley
1934 - Dave Harris
1935 - Len Koenecke
1937 - Gus Brittain
1939 - Bud Hafey
1940 - Roy Joiner
1941 - Vern Freiburger
1941 - Buck Frierson
1945 - Mike Milosevich
1945 - Al Smith
1945 - Lefty West
1946 - Jimmy Brown
1946 - Vance Dinges
1947 - Red Ruffing
1948 - Earl Caldwell
1950 - Frank Barrett
1953 - Steve Kraly
1956 - Connie Grob
1956 - Bunky Stewart
1957 - Chuck Harmon
1957 - Nellie King
1957 - Jack Littrell
1957 - Eddie Robinson
1959 - Ed Fitz Gerald
1961 - Manny Montejo
1961 - Seth Morehead
1962 - Gene Woodling
1964 - Earl Robinson
1966 - Frank Bolling
1966 - Mike Brumley
1966 - Bill Henry
1966 - Bill Pleis
1967 - Jim Ollom
1968 - Warren Bogle
1968 - Chico Fernandez
1971 - Larry Yount
1974 - Horace Clarke
1975 - Tom Bradley
1975 - Chuck Hockenbery
1975 - Willie Prall
1977 - Steve Hargan
1978 - Terry Cornutt
1978 - Ed Herrmann
1983 - Jon Matlack
1984 - Steve Comer
1987 - Terry Bell
1988 - Dave Concepcion
1991 - Warren Cromartie
1993 - Steve Hosey
1995 - Joe Ausanio
1996 - Andujar Cedeno
1996 - Mike Kingery
1997 - Orlando Miller
1998 - Marc Newfield
2000 - Jon Ratliff
2000 - Brian Smith
2006 - Chris Widger
2008 - Juan Salas
2008 - Marino Salas
2009 - Dusty Ryan
2009 - Jarrod Washburn

Players Born on, Died on, Debut on, Finished on September 15

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Baseball history on September 15 includes a total of 57 Major League baseball players born that day of the year, 24 Major League baseball players who died on that date, 206 baseball players who made their Major League debut on that date, and 105 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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