Major League Baseball Players Who Were Born in 1896

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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Major League Baseball Players Who Were Born in 1896

A Historical Analysis / Return To Players by Year of Birth

05-19-1896
11-17-1963
1913
1918
12-02-1896
10-06-1977
1925
1925
09-21-1896
09-09-1964
1923
1927
08-06-1896
05-18-1979
1922
1932
10-22-1896
05-23-1977
1916
1926
07-19-1896
12-30-1962
1927
1932
10-16-1896
10-27-1951
1917
1918
03-08-1896
03-11-1975
1921
1921
07-01-1896
05-30-1975
1921
1927
09-13-1896
05-20-1960
1919
1929
02-26-1896
05-27-1968
1920
1931
12-04-1896
07-30-1991
1920
1920
04-18-1896
12-02-1972
1918
1918
07-08-1896
10-06-1969
1920
1925
10-13-1896
04-18-1956
1918
1919
11-29-1896
10-09-1944
1920
1921
10-31-1896
04-30-1982
1923
1925
04-15-1896
02-12-1967
1918
1918
11-20-1896
11-10-1969
1922
1922
08-23-1896
02-16-1971
1922
1930
11-10-1896
06-15-1976
1918
1939
05-18-1896
07-11-1973
1922
1924
11-15-1896
08-11-1955
1916
1920
02-17-1896
10-18-1963
1916
1926
02-28-1896
08-03-1976
1923
1925
01-22-1896
03-19-1954
1918
1918
11-10-1896
04-16-1945
1917
1927
07-20-1896
01-11-1969
1922
1922
09-05-1896
01-06-1957
1922
1922
08-04-1896
11-07-1969
1919
1928
01-27-1896
04-26-1996
1924
1934
11-16-1896
08-25-1957
1919
1921
04-24-1896
10-12-1951
1917
1920
03-03-1896
05-05-1973
1922
1924
02-21-1896
01-11-1936
1925
1925
09-10-1896
09-06-1974
1920
1930
06-18-1896
04-06-1918
1916
1916
04-25-1896
11-09-1977
1922
1929
01-17-1896
10-05-1966
1913
1913
01-19-1896
08-19-1951
1921
1921
01-31-1896
10-03-1942
1923
1933
12-14-1896
05-09-1979
1923
1930
11-08-1896
11-08-1977
1919
1931
05-03-1896
05-28-1972
1919
1924
02-03-1896
05-26-1973
1921
1925
10-06-1896
12-15-1958
1918
1918
04-29-1896
12-24-1968
1920
1932
11-22-1896
11-27-1965
1920
1920
07-09-1896
07-18-1962
1921
1922
06-11-1896
08-14-1940
1918
1924
03-22-1896
04-15-1954
1918
1918
04-27-1896
01-05-1963
1915
1937
11-18-1896
02-25-1963
1921
1921
03-05-1896
03-30-1968
1922
1930
07-07-1896
08-03-1968
1922
1922
09-02-1896
02-14-1973
1920
1921
02-27-1896
07-01-1972
1919
1919
12-06-1896
01-15-1964
1918
1918
08-24-1896
12-10-1947
1919
1929
08-04-1896
08-25-1980
1919
1926
06-05-1896
03-06-1981
1924
1924
12-06-1896
02-03-1942
1923
1923
05-24-1896
07-09-1974
1924
1935
10-30-1896
09-04-1967
1920
1934
10-20-1896
10-05-1965
1923
1925
12-17-1896
10-12-1973
1922
1923
11-02-1896
01-31-1957
1922
1922
02-21-1896
04-11-1950
1918
1922
09-06-1896
02-25-1981
1925
1925
08-17-1896
01-01-1953
1921
1930
05-01-1896
03-18-1968
1922
1934
07-19-1896
11-28-1977
1920
1930
02-29-1896
03-18-1939
1920
1924
02-22-1896
05-06-1947
1914
1914
06-01-1896
12-10-1970
1918
1929
01-23-1896
05-04-1971
1920
1928
10-08-1896
10-20-1962
1917
1920
05-01-1896
01-22-1966
1919
1920
10-19-1896
02-20-1988
1915
1935
10-27-1896
10-16-1959
1920
1920
05-16-1896
01-13-1977
1921
1921
02-29-1896
05-17-1954
1919
1919
10-05-1896
09-13-1980
1915
1917
04-24-1896
05-28-1959
1916
1929
09-24-1896
05-03-1953
1917
1917
02-27-1896
10-02-1963
1915
1934
09-08-1896
12-05-1942
1916
1933
05-02-1896
08-28-1951
1917
1926
11-17-1896
03-31-1971
1922
1922
11-23-1896
06-13-1967
1922
1923
06-15-1896
10-21-1969
1920
1921
01-31-1896
08-23-1984
1919
1928
08-15-1896
04-02-1981
1914
1914
04-20-1896
05-26-1969
1916
1916
02-20-1896
11-13-1963
1915
1934
07-10-1896
02-06-1979
1920
1920
01-25-1896
02-02-1969
1915
1922
09-08-1896
06-28-1978
1923
1932
10-13-1896
07-19-1948
1919
1921
05-31-1896
09-21-1965
1915
1933
04-25-1896
02-20-1951
1916
1924
08-15-1896
11-14-1968
1918
1932
11-14-1896
11-25-1975
1918
1920
09-02-1896
01-21-1970
1922
1923
10-05-1896
04-04-1974
1919
1919
11-27-1896
10-23-1937
1922
1922
10-28-1896
05-01-1941
1923
1923
07-31-1896
07-20-1983
1922
1922
09-13-1896
06-03-1962
1925
1925
03-16-1896
09-10-1958
1921
1921
07-05-1896
02-06-1955
1917
1925
01-18-1896
11-23-1974
1920
1921
04-23-1896
04-30-1977
1919
1929
07-27-1896
10-27-1978
1923
1937
07-03-1896
12-09-1955
1919
1930
12-11-1896
08-19-1976
1919
1921
08-28-1896
01-30-1961
1917
1928
10-15-1896
08-25-1949
1918
1924
02-10-1896
03-03-1943
1923
1923
12-13-1896
03-23-1929
1921
1928
12-02-1896
05-16-1978
1921
1921
07-20-1896
08-31-1962
1920
1920
09-13-1896
12-03-1969
1928
1928
02-04-1896
07-24-1990
1923
1924
10-02-1896
08-28-1958
1926
1926
03-09-1896
04-22-1977
1922
1924
05-07-1896
01-24-1969
1918
1936
09-06-1896
09-26-1964
1923
1929

Major League Baseball Players Who Were Born in 1896

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