Baseball History on October 5

Baseball history on October 5, including a list of every Major League baseball player born on October 5, a list of every Major League baseball player who died on October 5, a list of every Major League baseball player who made their big league debut on October 5, and a list of every Major League baseball player whose final big league game was on October 5.

"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 October 5

Baseball Births on October 5 / Baseball Deaths on October 5

Baseball History on October 5

Baseball Debuts on October 5 / Baseball Retirements on October 5

1876 - Art Allison
1884 - George Bignell
1884 - Jim Powell
1885 - Fred Corey
1885 - Bill Hughes
1885 - Charlie Krehmeyer
1886 - Steve Brady
1886 - Ed Harting
1886 - Tom Terrell
1888 - Ed Glenn
1889 - Jim Conway
1891 - Sumner Bowman
1891 - Tom Cotter
1891 - John Fitzgerald
1891 - Jim McTamany
1891 - Frank Quinlan
1901 - Frank Murphy
1901 - Joe Rickert
1905 - Frank Huelsman
1906 - Jack Cameron
1906 - Frank Connaughton
1906 - Cozy Dolan
1906 - Aleck Smith
1907 - Emil Batch
1907 - Rudy Bell
1907 - Sam Brown
1907 - Doc Casey
1907 - Bunk Congalton
1907 - Harry Curtis
1907 - Patsy Donovan
1907 - Charlie Fritz
1907 - Myron Grimshaw
1907 - Joe Harris
1907 - Hub Hart
1907 - Roy Hitt
1907 - Izzy Hoffman
1907 - Bill Kay
1907 - Ed McLane
1907 - Bob Peterson
1907 - Newt Randall
1908 - Ed Foster
1908 - Joe McGinnity
1909 - Clare Patterson
1909 - Si Pauxtis
1910 - Doc Reisling
1911 - Wid Conroy
1912 - Jack Boyle
1912 - Bert Brenner
1912 - Ben Houser
1912 - Tommy McMillan
1912 - Hub Northen
1912 - Klondike Smith
1912 - Homer Thompson
1912 - Tommy Thompson
1913 - John Dodge
1913 - Eddie Edmonson
1913 - Billy Kelly
1913 - Bill McAllester
1913 - Buddy Ryan
1914 - Clarence Berger
1914 - Everett Booe
1914 - Bill Collins
1914 - Bert Daniels
1914 - Claud Derrick
1914 - Norm Glockson
1914 - Tiny Graham
1914 - Bill Kellogg
1914 - Art LaVigne
1914 - Chuck Miller
1914 - Ken Nash
1914 - Bill Sweeney
1914 - Earl Tyree
1914 - Carl Vandagrift
1916 - Ed Appleton
1916 - Joe Connolly
1916 - Dick Egan
1916 - Bob Gandy
1916 - Brad Kocher
1916 - Billy Maharg
1916 - Fred Snodgrass
1916 - Heinie Stafford
1916 - Bud Weiser
1929 - Grady Adkins
1929 - Otis Brannan
1929 - Johnny Butler
1929 - Jerry Byrne
1929 - Ed Carroll
1929 - Andy Cohen
1929 - Mike Cvengros
1929 - Sam Dailey
1929 - Rube Ehrhardt
1929 - Bevo LeBourveau
1929 - Walt Lerian
1929 - Luther Roy
1929 - Max West
1980 - Rick Anderson
1980 - Doug Ault
1980 - Glenn Borgmann
1980 - Ralph Botting
1980 - Chris Bourjos
1980 - Joe Cannon
1980 - Dave Cash
1980 - Gary Cooper
1980 - Paul Dade
1980 - Odie Davis
1980 - Tom Donohue
1980 - Hal Dues
1980 - Jesus Figueroa
1980 - Orlando Gonzalez
1980 - Bud Harrelson
1980 - Vic Harris
1980 - Paul Hodgson
1980 - Roger Holt
1980 - Willie Horton
1980 - Orlando Isales
1980 - Don Kainer
1980 - Chris Knapp
1980 - Gil Kubski
1980 - Pete LaCock
1980 - Jim Lentine
1980 - Dennis Littlejohn
1980 - Keith Macwhorter
1980 - Tim McCarver
1980 - Minnie Minoso
1980 - Jim Norris
1980 - John Poff
1980 - Dave Rader
1980 - Win Remmerswaal
1980 - Luis Rosado
1980 - Manny Sanguillen
1980 - Keith Smith
1980 - Eric Soderholm
1980 - Charlie Spikes
1980 - John Tamargo
1980 - Jerry Terrell
1980 - Ted Wilborn
1980 - Larry Wolfe
1981 - Greg Keatley
1981 - Dave Rosello
1985 - Ricky Adams
1985 - Bobby Brown
1985 - Al Bumbry
1985 - Rick Camp
1985 - Rod Carew
1985 - Marty Castillo
1985 - Doug Flynn
1985 - Mark Funderburk
1985 - Bruce Kison
1985 - Al Oliver
1985 - Mario Ramirez
1985 - Dave Shipanoff
1985 - Keith Smith
1985 - Dan Spillner
1985 - Derrel Thomas
1985 - Dave Tobik
1985 - Curt Wardle
1985 - Matt Williams
1986 - Randy Asadoor
1986 - Bruce Bochte
1986 - Juan Espino
1986 - Balvino Galvez
1986 - Randy Hunt
1986 - Rondin Johnson
1986 - Ricky Jones
1986 - Dave Kingman
1986 - Bryan Little
1986 - Tim Lollar
1986 - Omar Moreno
1986 - Ben Oglivie
1986 - Tony Perez
1986 - Tim Pyznarski
1986 - Billy Sample
1986 - Ron Shepherd
1986 - Dave Stapleton
1986 - La Schelle Tarver
1986 - Gorman Thomas
1986 - Chris Welsh
1986 - Jim Wohlford
1986 - George Wright
1991 - George Canale
1991 - John Cerutti
1991 - John Costello
1991 - Steve Crawford
1991 - Tom Drees
1991 - Dan Gakeler
1991 - Chris Gardner
1991 - Chris George
1991 - Brad Komminsk
1991 - Jim Lewis
1991 - Jim Olander
1991 - Dan Petry
1991 - John Ramos
1991 - Mark Salas
1991 - Pat Sheridan
1991 - Garry Templeton
1991 - Don Wakamatsu
2001 - Benito Baez
2001 - Ricky Bones
2001 - Todd Erdos
2001 - Kris Foster
2001 - Gus Gandarillas
2001 - Ryan Kohlmeier
2001 - James Lofton
2001 - Alan Mills
2001 - Scott Radinsky
2001 - Luis Saturria
2001 - Wascar Serrano
2001 - Scott Sheldon
2001 - Jeff Tabaka
2001 - Devon White
2004 - Adam Riggs
2007 - Bronson Sardinha
2008 - Ray Durham
2012 - Chipper Jones
Players Born on, Died on, Debut on, Finished on October 5


Baseball history on October 5 includes a total of 49 Major League baseball players born that day of the year, 22 Major League baseball players who died on that date, 30 baseball players who made their Major League debut on that date, and 214 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: December 9, 2019 6:06 AM EST

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