Major League Baseball Players Who Were Born in 1866

While looking up at an Old Timers' Day scoreboard which was listing deceased Yankee greats, Hall of Fame Catcher Yogi Berra once quipped, "Boy, I hope I never see my name up there." The research below allows you to "check the scoreboard" in a year by year format. Simply select a year and up comes a list of every Major League player who was born during any given year.

"If anybody talks about a dead guy during a broadcast, I'll sack 'em. I'm sick of dead guys. Whenever I turn on baseball, all I hear about is dead guys. If I hear a name, I'm going to ask: 'Is he dead?' And if he is, you're fired." - Fox Sports President David Hill in The Cultural Encyclopedia of Baseball (Jonathan Fraser Light, 2005)
Major League Baseball Players Who Were Born in 1866

A Historical Analysis / Return To Players by Year of Birth

10-14-1866
04-27-1926
1893
1897
06-18-1866
11-05-1941
1889
1896
06-11-1866
10-14-1952
1888
1889
08-10-1866
05-09-1925
1887
1891
03-22-1866
01-06-1913
1886
1898
00-00-1866
12-20-1897
1887
1894
10-06-1866
11-26-1907
1890
1897
12-22-1866
05-08-1962
1891
1897
07-18-1866
07-10-1945
1895
1895
10-15-1866
Unknown--
1884
1884
11-26-1866
05-27-1949
1891
1897
03-29-1866
06-16-1929
1890
1890
11-10-1866
10-19-1925
1889
1891
08-31-1866
02-05-1911
1891
1896
10-30-1866
01-13-1903
1885
1889
09-30-1866
11-22-1906
1891
1891
05-12-1866
09-06-1927
1887
1907
02-07-1866
10-29-1938
1887
1903
07-17-1866
08-12-1939
1891
1891
06-01-1866
06-07-1909
1892
1899
11-01-1866
03-06-1919
1890
1890
04-16-1866
12-14-1900
1886
1889
08-12-1866
12-14-1946
1890
1892
01-27-1866
12-24-1894
1889
1893
11-26-1866
10-19-1954
1888
1906
07-29-1866
03-16-1939
1892
1901
08-31-1866
02-15-1925
1888
1905
07-14-1866
12-05-1957
1889
1892
00-00-1866
12-20-1892
1890
1890
01-31-1866
01-28-1946
1894
1894
10-00-1866
05-27-1917
1890
1890
09-00-1866
10-12-1948
1887
1887
11-02-1866
09-30-1922
1892
1901
10-26-1866
01-02-1933
1888
1912
10-03-1866
02-12-1920
1887
1888
12-20-1866
07-02-1950
1891
1891
11-00-1866
04-02-1932
1893
1893
07-25-1866
04-16-1955
1890
1890
12-25-1866
04-18-1926
1888
1894
11-22-1866
05-18-1931
1890
1890
02-15-1866
12-15-1940
1888
1901
07-17-1866
11-08-1942
1886
1886
04-20-1866
11-05-1908
1897
1897
08-17-1866
12-11-1931
1894
1896
05-16-1866
05-14-1944
1890
1890
10-27-1866
03-16-1899
1885
1892
11-04-1866
02-04-1902
1897
1897
10-25-1866
04-10-1931
1888
1890
10-11-1866
05-17-1941
1890
1890
04-04-1866
06-16-1949
1890
1890
06-21-1866
03-02-1940
1886
1898
01-12-1866
02-22-1901
1886
1898
05-09-1866
03-22-1905
1888
1890
10-16-1866
11-24-1931
1891
1910
04-13-1866
09-16-1909
1889
1904
04-08-1866
11-23-1925
1893
1893
03-12-1866
01-02-1929
1885
1897
03-25-1866
06-30-1912
1887
1893
08-14-1866
04-26-1930
1891
1891
05-02-1866
12-30-1916
1885
1890
10-22-1866
03-16-1896
1887
1891
00-00-1866
04-13-1898
1890
1890
11-11-1866
03-02-1939
1892
1892
03-25-1866
07-18-1915
1884
1886
05-22-1866
09-30-1927
1887
1887
12-26-1866
12-13-1904
1890
1890
09-07-1866
03-28-1951
1886
1887
05-07-1866
12-30-1913
1886
1891
07-13-1866
05-12-1913
1891
1899
06-02-1866
11-14-1937
1887
1910
11-22-1866
11-15-1922
1893
1893
08-30-1866
11-29-1923
1889
1893
06-28-1866
02-07-1928
1889
1894
02-20-1866
07-04-1922
1889
1892
02-16-1866
08-09-1897
1893
1894
02-13-1866
10-05-1940
1890
1901
04-04-1866
05-19-1941
1891
1891
07-13-1866
10-27-1945
1884
1890
03-12-1866
11-07-1942
1887
1889
12-10-1866
09-09-1944
1890
1901
11-26-1866
10-16-1904
1884
1891
12-10-1866
07-29-1939
1887
1890
06-12-1866
07-07-1942
1895
1895
11-03-1866
01-12-1910
1888
1895
10-23-1866
06-14-1906
1889
1899
04-04-1866
07-12-1955
1890
1893
08-21-1866
06-08-1950
1886
1890
11-11-1866
11-05-1928
1893
1896
11-26-1866
02-03-1905
1893
1894
03-30-1866
10-01-1945
1887
1903
07-05-1866
12-17-1947
1888
1892
07-23-1866
11-07-1901
1890
1895
09-29-1866
09-04-1955
1887
1901
06-15-1866
01-25-1923
1888
1888

Major League Baseball Players Who Were Born in 1866



The day after a rookie player makes his Major League debut, we create his online baseball card. Their year of birth automatically updates this research. If you are interested in finding rookie debuts by year, visit our Baseball Famous Firsts section (Examples: 2018 A.L. Rookies & 2018 N.L. Rookies ).

The follow Baseball Almanac research enables you to find Major League Baseball players who were born (and died) on any specific date of the year!

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Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac18 Nov
OTD1966, Sandy Koufax, aka The Left Arm of God, announced his retirement - less than a month after winning his thir… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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You know about these two, but do you know who Halle Berry, Mia Hamm, Faith Hill, Kate Upton, Chuck Yeager, and DOZE… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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RIP😢: Jim Coates [baseball-almanac.com/players/player…]. Played #MLB from 1956, 1959-1963, 1965-1967 with #Yankees, #Senators,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac14 Nov
Iron Man: Joe McGinnity [baseball-almanac.com/players/player…] pitched 30+ CGs in a season 7x, won 25+ games 6x, in 1903, pitche… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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Best leg kick ever? Today, #BaseballAlmanac added an incredible new Hal Newhouser biography [… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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THE BEST Defensive Player in #MLB, aka Platinum Glove Award [baseball-almanac.com/awards/Platinu…] originated in 2011, and was u… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac09 Nov
NEW RESEARCH: The Baker Bowl. DYK Babe Ruth played his last baseball game here? A fire burnt it badly in 1894, the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac08 Nov
1⃣8⃣ Silver Slugger Awards were announced, each recognizing the best offensive player at each position in each Leag… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac08 Nov
Putsy Caballero (#Phillies / #WhizKids): Received cemetery. Updated it. Added a GREAT quote from an excellent Norma… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac07 Nov
In 2012, we added the Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Award [baseball-almanac.com/awards/Wilson_…] hours after 1st set of… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac07 Nov
One-of-a-thousand reasons why #BaseballAlmanac ❤️⚾️ - if you do too, RT to your followers, and 🙏 comment why. We’d… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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ICYMI: TV ratings for 2019 World Series have been published on #BaseballAlmanac [baseball-almanac.com/ws/wstv.shtml]. This yea… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac07 Nov
All necessary SABR Biographical Research Committee Data added to The Ballplayers. (baseball-almanac.com/players/ballpl…). ❤️⚾️ https://t.co/CJR6NvD2oP
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac06 Nov
RIP😢: Cecil Butler [baseball-almanac.com/players/player…]. RHP, blistering fastball, #Milwaukee #Braves (1962, 1964 | 2-0, 24 Ks… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac05 Nov
Did you know more than 50 #MLB players have served time in prison? The full set of original research is on… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac04 Nov
Dick Groat. Made #MLB debut in 1952, SAME YEAR, made #NBA debut! It’s on his #BaseballAlmanac page [… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac04 Nov
#Trivia: One #MLB HR, a walk-off dinger in the #SkyDome. Wore #21. Played only 38 games total, but was on 25-man ro… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac04 Nov
What to do when a fan sends #BaseballAlmanac a scanned-in ticket to a game from 1925, that his parents attended on… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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