Major League Baseball Players Born in Canada

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 Canada. 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 Canada

A Historical Analysis / Return To Players by Birthplace

Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
1985-05-15
2013
Active
Port Hope, Ontario, Canada
1838-04-09
1876
1877
North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada
1985-10-06
2013
Active
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1922-08-07
1955
1957
Orono, Ontario, Canada
1858-10-14
1885
1885
Chatham, Ontario, Canada
1954-10-04
1976
1979
1970-03-27
1996
1996
Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
1989-01-07
2012
Active
Simcoe, Ontario, Canada
1983-04-01
2009
Active
Rouleau, Saskatchewan, Canada
1919-10-16
1946
1947
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1950-11-24
1974
1975
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1908-02-01
1931
1932
Trail, British Columbia, Canada
1978-09-20
2003
2013
Navan, Ontario, Canada
1979-03-05
2002
Active
Montreal, Québec, Canada
1968-03-07
1991
1994
Vernon, British Columbia, Canada
1935-01-10
1958
1964
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
1980-07-29
2006
2007
London, Ontario, Canada
1927-09-01
1954
1962
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1973-05-01
1997
1999
East York, Ontario, Canada
1970-04-10
1993
1999
Rainton, Saskatchewan, Canada
1914-06-07
1938
1949
Montreal, Québec, Canada
1917-10-06
1942
1951
Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
1884-09-22
1906
1906
Adolphustown, Ontario, Canada
1859-01-26
1882
1882
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
1973-02-24
2001
2001
Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada
1882-12-15
1905
1920
Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada
1948-05-23
1969
1981
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
1872-04-26
1905
1905
Dundas, Ontario, Canada
1857-10-12
1884
1885
London, Ontario, Canada
1918-03-02
1942
1947
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
1875-01-24
1902
1907
Stouffville, Ontario, Canada
1908-12-10
1941
1941
Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
1967-04-23
1991
2007
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1956-04-15
1977
1977
La Salle, Ontario, Canada
1940-07-10
1964
1966
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1981-07-05
2004
Active
New Denver, British Columbia, Canada
1947-12-15
1975
1976
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
1878-12-30
1902
1903
Montreal, Québec, Canada
1979-02-11
2002
2002
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
1891-12-12
1913
1921
Montreal, Québec, Canada
1934-05-27
1962
1962
Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
1984-04-23
2007
2009
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
1889-10-04
1915
1915
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1866-11-01
1890
1890
Sechelt, British Columbia, Canada
1977-05-03
1998
2013
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
1986-07-30
2011
Active
London, Ontario, Canada
1973-03-30
1996
2000
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
0000-00-00
1882
1882
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1965-05-24
1987
2001
St. Jean de Matha, Québec, Canada
1907-03-24
1930
1934
London, Ontario, Canada
1858-12-21
1884
1884
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
1859-01-27
1883
1885
Vibank, Saskatchewan, Canada
1921-09-01
1950
1951
Newbury, Ontario, Canada
1926-01-03
1951
1952
Milton, Nova Scotia, Canada
1881-04-16
1905
1905
Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
1883-04-25
1909
1915
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1921-03-30
1941
1952
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1981-01-08
2004
2015
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1959-06-06
1982
1987
Montreal, Québec, Canada
1976-01-07
1999
2008
Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
1965-10-19
1990
1995
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1861-04-28
1884
1884
London, Ontario, Canada
1880-07-22
1905
1918
Montreal, Québec, Canada
1911-05-10
1944
1944
Drumheller, Alberta, Canada
1930-07-08
1955
1957
St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada
1886-06-10
1908
1922
Port Hope, Ontario, Canada
1975-06-05
2000
2000
Greenfield Park, Québec, Canada
1978-01-26
2001
2001
Comox, British Columbia, Canada
1986-11-02
2011
2012
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1999-03-16
2019
Active
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1972-10-05
2002
2006
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
1938-11-27
1964
1966
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
1866-04-20
1897
1897
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
1981-11-30
2003
2011
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1876-09-30
1902
1903
Lachine, Québec, Canada
1937-12-23
1961
1964
Duguayville, New Brunswick, Canada
1930-12-03
1957
1959
Trail, British Columbia, Canada
1945-01-18
1965
1965
North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1983-03-01
2009
2011
Fort William, Ontario, Canada
1915-04-01
1936
1949
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1982-10-21
2012
Active
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
1981-04-28
2004
2012
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1943-04-08
1965
1980
Montreal, Québec, Canada
1960-04-14
1980
1980
Leamington, Ontario, Canada
1922-05-30
1950
1955
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
1967-03-09
1991
1995
Brockville, Ontario, Canada
1966-06-29
1992
1992
North Gower, Ontario, Canada
1861-11-12
1883
1884
St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada
1855-00-00
1884
1884
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1858-02-14
1880
1894
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1861-07-21
1882
1891
Chatham, Ontario, Canada
1943-12-13
1965
1983
Portland, Ontario, Canada
1871-01-19
1896
1897
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1975-10-03
1997
2001
Unknown, Canada
1856-12-00
1889
1891
Hartland, New Brunswick, Canada
1887-04-08
1911
1912
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
1865-07-06
1890
1890
London, Ontario, Canada
1908-02-14
1941
1948
Waterford, Ontario, Canada
1876-04-11
1901
1905
Souris, Manitoba, Canada
1903-05-22
1925
1925
Bradford, Ontario, Canada
1945-04-11
1969
1973
Leamington, Ontario, Canada
1975-09-22
1998
2003
Port Stanley, Ontario, Canada
1859-09-28
1884
1890
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1856-09-05
1884
1892
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1946-01-10
1966
1967
Anola, Manitoba, Canada
1973-06-28
1998
2006
Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
1983-05-10
2008
Active
Montreal, Québec, Canada
1915-03-28
1937
1946
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1889-10-29
1912
1912
Hull, Quebec, Canada
1978-01-27
2003
2007
Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada
1917-04-18
1945
1945
Cornwallis, Nova Scotia, Canada
1866-10-16
1891
1910
Stratford, Ontario, Canada
1955-03-11
1976
1977
St. Mathias, Québec, Canada
1863-02-26
1888
1891
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
1946-03-14
1969
1969
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
1939-02-12
1963
1963
Langley, British Columbia, Canada
1990-01-18
2011
Active
Montreal, Québec, Canada
1876-09-05
1902
1902
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1984-04-14
2009
Active
Montreal, Québec, Canada
1938-08-17
1966
1967
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
1956-03-17
1981
1981
Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
1984-04-09
2006
Active
Burlington, Ontario, Canada
1876-09-28
1902
1902
Belleville, Ontario, Canada
0000-00-00
1890
1890
Glendon, Alberta, Canada
1932-08-29
1955
1955
Gore Bay, Ontario, Canada
1934-03-10
1960
1965
New Brunswick, Canada
0000-00-00
1897
1902
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1985-06-06
2011
2011
Levis, Québec, Canada
1932-01-15
1960
1962
Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada
1913-10-25
1940
1950
East York, Ontario, Canada
1983-02-15
2006
Active
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1984-02-27
2006
2011
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
1967-01-08
1992
1993
Napanee, Ontario, Canada
1918-10-21
1946
1946
Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada
1961-04-09
1985
1996
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
1882-02-27
1905
1905
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1974-01-11
2002
2004
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1950-03-14
1975
1982
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
1861-04-19
1884
1884
Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
1881-07-18
1901
1915
Unknown City, Ontario, Canada
1863-09-01
1890
1890
Vermilion, Alberta, Canada
1921-04-09
1943
1945
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1978-01-20
2003
2003
Chatham, Ontario, Canada
1883-02-04
1910
1914
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
1984-08-21
2016
Active
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
1855-00-00
1884
1885
New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
1981-05-15
2003
2016
London, Ontario, Canada
1859-00-00
1884
1887
London, Ontario, Canada
1858-12-11
1883
1885
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
1862-04-17
1884
1884
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1857-03-17
1891
1891
New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
1977-09-26
1999
2004
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
1997-06-22
2019
Active
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1976-03-29
2000
2000
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1983-02-13
2010
Active
Trenton, Ontario, Canada
1855-11-07
1878
1885
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
1866-07-13
1891
1899
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
1868-08-11
1890
1890
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1968-05-21
1994
1994
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1881-08-14
1909
1910
London, Ontario, Canada
1865-00-00
1887
1887
Lindsay, Ontario, Canada
1892-11-20
1922
1923
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
1877-01-22
1904
1906
Springfield, Ontario, Canada
1860-05-15
1883
1892
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
1995-06-22
2018
Active
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
1891-11-28
1912
1931
Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
1979-06-08
2005
Active
Alberta, Canada
0000-00-00
1890
1890
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
1949-06-17
1973
1973
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1886-01-25
1905
1915
Covehead, Prince Edward Island, Canada
1858-01-04
1884
1884
Nipawin, Saskatchewan, Canada
1949-09-15
1973
1977
Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
1988-11-06
2013
Active
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
0000-00-00
1894
1894
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
1857-04-00
1879
1888
Verdun, Québec, Canada
1935-05-22
1960
1966
Walpole Island, Ontario, Canada
1880-10-22
1903
1903
Dundas, Ontario, Canada
1853-03-31
1883
1883
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
1993-02-14
2017
Active
New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
1956-07-31
1979
1982
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
1992-12-11
2014
Active
North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1976-10-27
2004
2004
Melville, Saskatchewan, Canada
1956-07-08
1977
1991
Port Hope, Ontario, Canada
1995-02-10
2019
Active
London, Ontario, Canada
1968-11-03
1992
2005
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1971-08-09
1998
1998
New Lowell, Ontario, Canada
1880-02-03
1907
1907
St. Jean, Québec, Canada
1937-05-07
1959
1971
London, Ontario, Canada
1857-05-17
1883
1884
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1979-08-30
2008
2012
Bayfield, New Brunswick, Canada
1895-05-25
1921
1923
Montreal, Québec, Canada
1919-01-01
1940
1952
London, Ontario, Canada
1984-05-12
2013
2013
London, Ontario, Canada
1985-09-30
2014
Active
Markham, Ontario, Canada
1993-04-21
2019
Active
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1912-08-28
1937
1946
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1880-03-31
1902
1902
Frontenac, Ontario, Canada
1870-10-24
1890
1890
Elora, Ontario, Canada
1881-12-06
1911
1911
Montreal, Québec, Canada
1920-06-26
1946
1946
Belleville, Ontario, Canada
1925-05-05
1952
1952
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
1986-11-19
2009
Active
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
1861-03-25
1884
1884
Huntsville, Ontario, Canada
1908-01-04
1934
1942
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1946-07-29
1970
1970
Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
1900-11-18
1924
1924
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1959-11-13
1985
1985
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
1967-10-25
1993
1998
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
1971-08-02
1998
1999
Barkerville, British Columbia, Canada
1887-09-08
1908
1908
Virden, Manitoba, Canada
1919-03-30
1942
1942
Sparta, Ontario, Canada
1863-11-02
1884
1884
Fonthill, Ontario, Canada
1857-11-24
1884
1884
Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada
1856-10-12
1880
1891
Chingacousy, Ontario, Canada
1873-05-06
1898
1898
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1997-08-04
2018
Active
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
1970-09-24
1994
2000
Oil Springs, Ontario, Canada
1867-00-00
1889
1889
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
1980-04-17
2010
2010
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
1968-02-27
1992
2011
Cassburn, Ontario, Canada
1894-03-29
1916
1919
London, Ontario, Canada
1980-02-12
2005
2010
Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
1970-12-05
1997
1997
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1868-00-00
1893
1893
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1983-07-07
2008
2009
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1937-12-13
1962
1972
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1993-03-18
2017
Active
London, Ontario, Canada
1856-09-05
1882
1884
Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
1982-01-06
2006
2007
Longueuil, Quebec, Canada
1996-12-20
2019
Active
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1986-07-02
2011
2011
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
1941-12-29
1967
1968
Louiseville, Québec, Canada
1859-09-05
1884
1884
Kingsville, Ontario, Canada
1926-09-28
1954
1955
St. Marys, Ontario, Canada
1879-05-17
1902
1909
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1983-09-10
2007
Active
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1967-11-07
1991
2000
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
0000-00-00
1888
1888
Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada
1966-12-01
1989
2005
Montreal, Québec, Canada
1937-07-26
1962
1970
Brantford, Ontario, Canada
1858-05-05
1884
1884
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
1862-02-15
1884
1884
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1862-00-00
1884
1884
North Vancouver, BC, Canada
1992-11-09
2018
Active
Zealandia, Saskatchewan, Canada
1914-10-30
1941
1946
Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
1970-01-12
1993
1996
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
1964-12-13
1988
1993
St. Anne de Bellevue, Québec, Canada
1895-10-08
1920
1920
Dundas, Ontario, Canada
1861-07-21
1884
1885
Pownal, Prince Edward Island, Canada
1858-11-09
1880
1892
Dundas, Ontario, Canada
1867-02-01
1885
1889
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1992-03-26
2016
Active
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
1972-08-09
1999
2001
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
1975-04-28
1999
1999

Major League Baseball Players Born in Canada



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?

Baseball Almanac is aware that researching baseball players by their place of birth is common data found easily on the Internet today. We, as you are well aware, enjoy taking that extra step here and have taken that common data and added this amazing chart which will enable you to see a historical breakdown of players from any given year in history by their place of birth:

If you would like to see a comprehensive list broken down by country of the first player born in a country or territory other than the United States of America, we have one in our Famous First section called Foreign Born Baseball Players .

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