Major League Baseball Players Born in Arkansas

Since the 19th Century, Major League Baseball has enjoyed a rich, diverse, world-wide set of talent not seen in any other major league sport. Every state in the United States of America, and more than forty-five countries, have had at least one player make it to the show.
The research below is a comprehensive historical analysis of every major league baseball player born in Arkansas. Selecting a player's name will bring up his statistics page and selecting a column title (Birthplace, Debut Year, Final Year) will allow you to re-sort the data.

"For starting pitchers we have two Dominicans, one Italian, one Mexican and one Japanese. In the bullpen we have a Venezuelan, a Mexican, a guy from the United States and a guy from St. Louis." - Los Angeles Dodger / Hall of Fame Manager Tommy Lasorda (AP Wire, 08/18/1999)
Major League Baseball Players Born in Arkansas

A Historical Analysis / Return To Players by Birthplace

Little Rock, Arkansas
1951-02-16
1973
1984
Jacksonville, Arkansas
1897-06-29
1928
1929
Beirne, Arkansas
1908-03-02
1934
1934
Forrest City, Arkansas
1991-10-22
2017
Active
Fort Smith, Arkansas
1888-04-12
1907
1922
Pine Bluff, Arkansas
1964-10-15
1989
1991
Little Rock, Arkansas
1950-06-21
1974
1977
Lexa, Arkansas
1920-09-05
1947
1953
Fayetteville, Arkansas
1993-07-10
2018
Active
Atkins, Arkansas
1902-03-15
1928
1931
Buckner, Arkansas
1894-08-04
1922
1922
Huntsville, Arkansas
1904-12-16
1942
1946
Fort Smith, Arkansas
1929-09-30
1950
1957
Center Point, Arkansas
1934-10-31
1962
1962
Parkin, Arkansas
1922-03-25
1949
1949
Paragould, Arkansas
1940-12-10
1967
1967
Choctaw, Arkansas
1921-08-28
1956
1956
Greenwood, Arkansas
1914-04-01
1946
1946
Greenbrier, Arkansas
1899-03-13
1928
1929
El Dorado, Arkansas
1939-06-18
1961
1979
Little Rock, Arkansas
1900-07-03
1927
1927
Fort Smith, Arkansas
1941-06-18
1961
1968
North Little Rock, Arkansas
1977-01-03
1999
Active
Eureka Springs, Arkansas
1976-10-10
2000
2011
Marianna, Arkansas
1964-12-06
1991
1995
Unknown, Arkansas
0000-00-00
1884
1884
Fayetteville, Arkansas
1981-09-14
2013
Active
Mountain View, Arkansas
1913-08-31
1935
1935
Little Rock, Arkansas
1977-08-04
2000
2001
Little Rock, Arkansas
1889-08-08
1914
1914
Bluffton, Arkansas
1933-09-17
1957
1957
Camden, Arkansas
1992-05-12
2018
Active
Charleston, Arkansas
1920-09-24
1946
1946
Mineral Springs, Arkansas
1940-04-15
1960
1979
Lucas, Arkansas
1910-01-16
1930
1947
Lucas, Arkansas
1912-08-14
1934
1943
Kensett, Arkansas
1915-07-10
1935
1947
Fort Smith, Arkansas
1983-03-03
2009
2009
Little Rock, Arkansas
1901-04-22
1923
1933
Little Rock, Arkansas
1934-10-07
1960
1962
Little Rock, Arkansas
1930-10-23
1956
1959
Mount Ida, Arkansas
1909-07-25
1934
1934
Ola, Arkansas
1896-11-15
1916
1920
Marmaduke, Arkansas
1924-12-09
1951
1951
Sheridan, Arkansas
1908-04-08
1944
1944
Texarkana, Arkansas
1957-10-29
1979
1982
Vanndale, Arkansas
1913-08-13
1940
1944
Fort Smith, Arkansas
1973-03-05
1999
2011
Pine Bluff, Arkansas
1979-10-20
2004
2006
Huntington, Arkansas
1900-04-25
1925
1925
Benton, Arkansas
1961-04-29
1984
1991
North Little Rock, Arkansas
1938-11-17
1963
1970
Fort Smith, Arkansas
1983-11-29
2009
Active
Monticello, Arkansas
1936-01-20
1960
1967
Driggs, Arkansas
1908-09-18
1940
1940
Fort Smith, Arkansas
1905-04-07
1928
1930
Danville, Arkansas
1891-07-22
1912
1912
Stephens, Arkansas
1938-02-13
1966
1968
Emmet, Arkansas
1907-08-06
1930
1930
Pine Bluff, Arkansas
1975-07-18
1997
2015
Little Rock, Arkansas
1926-02-10
1950
1959
Waldo, Arkansas
1903-11-02
1922
1936
Pine Bluff, Arkansas
1959-08-03
1983
1994
Helena, Arkansas
1942-12-07
1964
1976
Parkin, Arkansas
1959-06-27
1982
1985
Wesson, Arkansas
1902-01-14
1930
1933
Hamburg, Arkansas
1883-07-27
1902
1906
Swifton, Arkansas
1922-08-23
1943
1957
Swifton, Arkansas
1929-10-11
1952
1952
Parkin, Arkansas
1906-02-13
1925
1939
Ulm, Arkansas
1913-12-06
1939
1939
Forrest City, Arkansas
1942-07-17
1964
1979
Forrest City, Arkansas
1967-02-19
1993
1993
Atkins, Arkansas
1914-07-26
1946
1957
Elkins, Arkansas
1932-08-27
1955
1967
Little Rock, Arkansas
1965-10-08
1990
1990
Benton, Arkansas
1978-08-30
2002
Active
Emerson, Arkansas
1902-04-18
1929
1929
Durham, Arkansas
1924-08-23
1946
1963
Fort Smith, Arkansas
1971-11-20
1995
1996
Harrisburg, Arkansas
1965-07-08
1990
1990
Texarkana, Arkansas
1886-10-17
1906
1914
Bryant, Arkansas
1886-12-17
1911
1911
Malvern, Arkansas
1940-11-21
1963
1975
Little Rock, Arkansas
1944-04-26
1968
1970
Perry, Arkansas
1924-09-29
1950
1955
Conway, Arkansas
1963-02-18
1989
1994
Bee Branch, Arkansas
1936-06-01
1960
1962
Texarkana, Arkansas
1977-06-29
2000
2001
Hot Springs, Arkansas
1932-07-22
1956
1956
Little Rock, Arkansas
1959-10-16
1983
1994
Batesville, Arkansas
1945-11-20
1966
1984
Bay, Arkansas
1930-04-03
1954
1965
Prescott, Arkansas
1903-12-14
1928
1932
Portland, Arkansas
1959-11-05
1980
1991
Argenta, Arkansas
1897-07-09
1920
1936
Crossett, Arkansas
1974-01-27
2002
2002
Little Rock, Arkansas
1921-03-03
1944
1944
Fayetteville, Arkansas
1985-06-19
2012
Active
Paris, Arkansas
1911-11-01
1937
1939
Fort Smith, Arkansas
1917-10-27
1941
1942
Little Rock, Arkansas
1942-04-19
1963
1967
Siloam Springs, Arkansas
1888-11-20
1913
1924
Osceola, Arkansas
1920-10-20
1945
1945
Little Rock, Arkansas
1943-09-01
1968
1969
Pine Bluff, Arkansas
1943-08-11
1969
1969
Little Rock, Arkansas
1980-12-02
2006
2007
Arkadelphia, Arkansas
1953-04-16
1978
1979
Malvern, Arkansas
1960-01-23
1986
1987
Little Rock, Arkansas
1937-05-18
1955
1977
Prescott, Arkansas
1936-05-09
1960
1968
Floyd, Arkansas
1887-08-16
1911
1918
Ash Flat, Arkansas
1916-02-26
1938
1954
Hot Springs, Arkansas
1867-10-11
1890
1890
Fort Smith, Arkansas
1974-06-21
1998
2000
Havana, Arkansas
1917-09-25
1942
1955
London, Arkansas
1880-09-12
1906
1911
London, Arkansas
1887-03-20
1916
1925
Donaldson, Arkansas
1901-12-05
1929
1932
Harrison, Arkansas
1965-09-10
1990
1991
Benton, Arkansas
1892-09-07
1921
1922
Magnolia, Arkansas
1917-05-11
1940
1941
Sheridan, Arkansas
1897-02-14
1919
1930
Barling, Arkansas
1931-06-01
1956
1965
Maumelle, Arkansas
1989-06-13
2012
Active
Booneville, Arkansas
1913-01-27
1943
1944
Fayetteville, Arkansas
1920-07-14
1947
1948
Gravette, Arkansas
1933-01-20
1952
1964
Ratcliff, Arkansas
1906-11-17
1930
1933
Paragould, Arkansas
1918-08-08
1949
1954
El Dorado, Arkansas
1983-06-30
2009
2012
Black Rock, Arkansas
1932-03-18
1958
1959
North Little Rock, Arkansas
1979-04-21
2004
2008
Hermitage, Arkansas
1916-01-28
1941
1941
Little Rock, Arkansas
1988-01-24
2016
Active
Prescott, Arkansas
1889-09-01
1912
1912
Texarkana, Arkansas
1954-01-17
1974
1983
Helena, Arkansas
1954-07-30
1975
1985
Clifty, Arkansas
1912-03-09
1932
1948
Havana, Arkansas
1909-12-14
1934
1939
Havana, Arkansas
1895-11-03
1927
1927
Booneville, Arkansas
1896-08-28
1917
1928
Mount Ida, Arkansas
1909-03-28
1930
1945
Clinton, Arkansas
1942-11-04
1971
1971
Greenbrier, Arkansas
1910-01-19
1930
1935
Ozark, Arkansas
1892-07-31
1913
1914
Buckville, Arkansas
1900-02-20
1928
1928
Little Rock, Arkansas
1904-12-23
1928
1928
Camden, Arkansas
1954-11-21
1979
1979
Rogers, Arkansas
1993-08-12
2017
Active
Monticello, Arkansas
1892-08-29
1913
1915
Little Rock, Arkansas
1987-02-06
2010
Active
Wilmar, Arkansas
1956-12-10
1978
1978
Manila, Arkansas
1928-05-11
1954
1961
Lunsford, Arkansas
1918-03-01
1942
1951
West Fork, Arkansas
1892-11-01
1919
1921
Benton, Arkansas
1895-01-21
1919
1929

Major League Baseball Players Born in Arkansas



Did you know that Jose Canseco was the first foreign-born ( Cuba ) player to reach the four-hundred home runs plateau? Did you know that Sammy Sosa was the first foreign-born ( Dominican Republic ) player to reach the five-hundred home runs plateau?

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