Major League Baseball Players Who Were Born in 1882

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.

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"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 1882

A Historical Analysis / Return To Players by Year of Birth

05-18-1882
07-27-1968
1906
1926
01-14-1882
08-27-1917
1910
1910
08-02-1882
10-08-1936
1903
1919
01-28-1882
12-13-1918
1908
1910
03-20-1882
12-10-1953
1906
1906
06-10-1882
09-10-1969
1905
1910
02-03-1882
05-01-1965
1907
1910
10-02-1882
06-19-1920
1905
1907
04-14-1882
11-04-1946
1904
1904
03-12-1882
06-14-1926
1913
1918
01-07-1882
02-10-1954
1907
1910
03-24-1882
09-22-1960
1909
1909
01-09-1882
10-23-1968
1908
1912
11-25-1882
09-28-1959
1906
1906
10-29-1882
05-20-1948
1910
1910
01-01-1882
01-12-1970
1905
1905
06-04-1882
04-28-1969
1910
1910
08-22-1882
11-26-1962
1910
1910
12-15-1882
06-15-1949
1905
1920
11-20-1882
09-27-1963
1902
1911
01-06-1882
10-11-1965
1909
1910
03-27-1882
06-26-1961
1910
1914
03-09-1882
07-04-1974
1911
1911
11-18-1882
04-15-1957
1906
1920
09-14-1882
10-06-1957
1905
1905
08-26-1882
12-09-1950
1910
1910
10-23-1882
11-08-1942
1908
1915
02-10-1882
01-07-1957
1906
1906
06-14-1882
12-10-1969
1906
1906
10-31-1882
06-06-1958
1910
1914
12-29-1882
07-22-1966
1905
1915
09-01-1882
02-05-1918
1906
1907
12-14-1882
01-05-1949
1915
1915
06-13-1882
07-30-1943
1907
1907
12-23-1882
11-03-1925
1907
1911
04-16-1882
09-13-1946
1914
1915
03-13-1882
10-31-1968
1906
1908
12-13-1882
08-06-1947
1906
1906
06-03-1882
07-19-1963
1914
1915
02-01-1882
04-12-1966
1905
1907
04-26-1882
06-13-1959
1906
1909
09-30-1882
08-03-1954
1905
1908
10-29-1882
03-10-1956
1903
1916
10-12-1882
03-30-1967
1914
1917
00-00-1882
02-05-1916
1912
1912
01-02-1882
11-26-1972
1911
1913
01-27-1882
04-29-1943
1907
1909
09-24-1882
01-28-1934
1907
1910
06-16-1882
12-07-1964
1907
1912
01-17-1882
06-09-1937
1914
1915
12-19-1882
06-04-1957
1911
1912
06-24-1882
04-01-1936
1909
1909
09-05-1882
04-27-1916
1909
1909
03-08-1882
08-09-1948
1907
1915
04-10-1882
02-19-1961
1910
1910
05-27-1882
09-05-1947
1908
1908
09-14-1882
01-20-1954
1909
1911
04-11-1882
05-29-1939
1906
1906
08-25-1882
06-05-1919
1906
1907
10-22-1882
11-18-1953
1904
1904
08-25-1882
07-04-1907
1903
1903
02-27-1882
11-14-1915
1905
1905
11-13-1882
03-20-1957
1909
1913
12-10-1882
05-20-1958
1907
1907
01-01-1882
10-05-1926
1909
1909
03-18-1882
02-11-1956
1905
1905
07-18-1882
03-12-1911
1903
1910
05-09-1882
07-25-1959
1911
1913
05-05-1882
06-08-1939
1911
1911
01-17-1882
07-17-1971
1908
1908
06-07-1882
10-31-1968
1911
1915
03-31-1882
12-19-1954
1905
1911
05-05-1882
05-14-1965
1906
1907
02-24-1882
09-07-1912
1904
1911
12-01-1882
07-17-1961
1905
1917
11-28-1882
12-26-1947
1910
1915
03-05-1882
04-09-1915
1903
1910
07-10-1882
04-17-1967
1903
1904
05-08-1882
10-06-1964
1911
1911
09-17-1882
10-02-1949
1904
1918
12-23-1882
01-27-1969
1908
1911
03-25-1882
12-22-1909
1902
1909
11-18-1882
09-10-1940
1906
1909
10-26-1882
04-21-1965
1910
1911
03-20-1882
06-13-1958
1904
1904
09-30-1882
02-06-1951
1904
1931
07-07-1882
04-04-1949
1908
1915
09-28-1882
06-02-1956
1905
1909
07-03-1882
02-15-1955
1912
1912
07-03-1882
02-23-1955
1908
1908
07-27-1882
07-09-1951
1912
1912
04-23-1882
04-05-1953
1907
1907
10-11-1882
12-08-1955
1905
1905
12-21-1882
01-07-1939
1911
1911
07-08-1882
04-17-1909
1907
1907
12-23-1882
02-10-1947
1907
1918
01-31-1882
07-23-1933
1911
1918
01-23-1882
08-08-1958
1909
1909

Major League Baseball Players Who Were Born in 1882

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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 ).

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