Major League Baseball Players Born in New Mexico

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 New Mexico. 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 New Mexico

A Historical Analysis / Return To Players by Birthplace

Gallup, New Mexico
1972-10-08
1996
1997
Deming, New Mexico
1943-11-22
1963
1972
Albuquerque, New Mexico
1994-03-30
2016
Active
Santa Fe, New Mexico
1888-08-14
1911
1911
Tucumcari, New Mexico
1955-11-03
1979
1981
Albuquerque, New Mexico
1964-03-31
1991
1992
Farmington, New Mexico
1985-05-23
2009
Active
Carlsbad, New Mexico
1951-06-29
1972
1973
Albuquerque, New Mexico
1991-01-15
2017
Active
Albuquerque, New Mexico
1990-09-20
2014
Active
Albuquerque, New Mexico
1896-04-25
1922
1929
Texico, New Mexico
1905-10-11
1931
1932
Santa Rita, New Mexico
1922-10-27
1946
1955
Albuquerque, New Mexico
1962-07-29
1989
1990
Otero, New Mexico
1971-11-17
1996
2004
Loving, New Mexico
1920-07-03
1941
1941
Tularosa, New Mexico
1961-03-05
1985
2000
Albuquerque, New Mexico
1986-01-30
2011
Active
Albuquerque, New Mexico
1975-07-03
2001
2001
Albuquerque, New Mexico
1986-02-27
2008
2009
Portales, New Mexico
1980-12-23
2003
Active
Roswell, New Mexico
1915-07-15
1945
1945
McAlister, New Mexico
1920-10-23
1941
1955
Van Houten, New Mexico
1918-07-10
1941
1948
Hobbs, New Mexico
1959-11-21
1986
1991
Santa Fe, New Mexico
1987-02-28
2011
Active
Albuquerque, New Mexico
1978-05-25
2005
2006
Park View, New Mexico
1964-05-28
1986
1995
Albuquerque, New Mexico
1986-09-12
2011
2012

Major League Baseball Players Born in New Mexico



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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