April 18 in Baseball History

Births, Deaths, First Major League Games and Final Games
On This Date In Baseball History

Born on April 18

Henderson Alvarez (1990)
Anthony DeSclafani (1990)
Evan Marshall (1990)
Billy Butler (1986)
Marcos Mateo (1984)
Miguel Cabrera (1983)
Alberto Gonzalez (1983)
Mike Parisi (1983)
Brian Buscher (1981)
Brady Clark (1973)
Rico Brogna (1970)
Steve Dunn (1970)
Angelo Encarnacion (1969)
Brian Dubois (1965)
Alex Madrid (1963)
Pete Stanicek (1963)
Rich Bordi (1959)
Jim Eisenreich (1959)
Dennis Rasmussen (1959)
Bobby Castillo (1955)
Doug Flynn (1951)
Gerry Janeski (1946)
Mike Paul (1945)
Steve Blass (1942)
Chuck Taylor (1942)
Von McDaniel (1939)
Rogelio Alvarez (1938)
Larry Foss (1936)
Deacon Jones (1934)
Steve Kraly (1929)
Moe Burtschy (1922)
Bob Ferguson (1919)
Ty LaForest (1917)
Nick Polly (1917)
Vince Ventura (1917)
Ed Boland (1908)
Mal Moss (1905)
Bob Linton (1902)
Bill Bayne (1899)
Harry Hulihan (1899)
Rip Conway (1896)
Hans Rasmussen (1895)
Jack Scott (1892)
Duffy Lewis (1888)
Tommy McMillan (1888)
Bill Rodgers (1887)
Sam Crawford (1880)
Danny Friend (1873)
Hughie Hearne (1873)
Jack Rothfuss (1872)
George Borchers (1869)
Fred Doe (1864)

Died on April 18

John O'Neil (2012)
Lefty Sloat (2003)
Walter Sessi (1998)
Sheldon Jones (1991)
John Antonelli (1990)
George Durning (1986)
Woody Rich (1983)
Lindsay Deal (1979)
Jack Burns (1975)
Dutch Hinrichs (1972)
Tony York (1970)
Wally Reinecker (1957)
Bill Sweeney (1957)
Claude Davidson (1956)
Patsy O'Rourke (1956)
Harry Niles (1953)
Cotton Tierney (1953)
Hick Carpenter (1937)
Ike Benners (1932)
Jack Stivetts (1930)
Pop Smith (1927)
George Haddock (1926)
Charlie Ebbets (1925)
George McMillan (1920)
Roscoe Miller (1913)
Hank Gehring (1912)
Charlie Ziegler (1904)
George Grossart (1902)
Henry Myers (1895)
Fred Siefke (1893)
Ned Bligh (1892)

Major League Debut on April 18

Ryan Brett (2015)
James Jones (2014)
Justin Miller (2014)
A. J. Pollock (2012)
Jerry Sands (2011)
Anthony Claggett (2009)
David Purcey (2008)
Travis Ishikawa (2006)
Adrian Gonzalez (2004)
Andrew Good (2003)
Chad Paronto (2001)
Mark Mulder (2000)
Robin Jennings (1996)
Bill Mueller (1996)
John Briscoe (1991)
Rafael Valdez (1990)
Greg Legg (1986)
Eddie Williams (1986)
Vince Coleman (1985)
Joe Edelen (1981)
Mike Scott (1979)
Mike Grace (1978)
Rick Jones (1976)
Henry Cruz (1975)
Larry Cox (1973)
Jack Brohamer (1972)
Roric Harrison (1972)
Tom Norton (1972)
Mark Schaeffer (1972)
Dick Tidrow (1972)
Pat Jacquez (1971)
Tommy Gramly (1968)
Hal Kurtz (1968)
Darold Knowles (1965)
Rudy May (1965)
Tug McGraw (1965)
Jackie Moore (1965)
Ray Oyler (1965)
Gary Wagner (1965)
Mike Brumley (1964)
Jerry Hinsley (1964)
Joe McCabe (1964)
Joe Nossek (1964)
Bill Spanswick (1964)
Bill Wakefield (1964)
Rick Wise (1964)
Bo Belinsky (1962)
Dave Stenhouse (1962)
Bobby Bolin (1961)
Don Mincher (1960)
Mike Cuellar (1959)
Mark Freeman (1959)
Bob Giggie (1959)
Russ Snyder (1959)
Bob Mabe (1958)
Freddy Rodriguez (1958)
Harry Anderson (1957)
Chuck Churn (1957)
Eddie Kasko (1957)
Fred Besana (1956)
Hal Griggs (1956)
Jack McMahan (1956)
Herb Plews (1956)
Al Grunwald (1955)
Lynn Lovenguth (1955)
Ed Roebuck (1955)
Tom Brewer (1954)
Tex Clevenger (1954)
Jim Davis (1954)
Bob Grim (1954)
Bill Hall (1954)
Don Hoak (1954)
George O'Donnell (1954)
Arnie Portocarrero (1954)
Charlie White (1954)
Bobo Holloman (1953)
Dave Hoskins (1953)
Frank Kellert (1953)
Don Larsen (1953)
Dixie Upright (1953)
Leon Brinkopf (1952)
Jack Daniels (1952)
Billy Hoeft (1952)
Tex Hoyle (1952)
Hoyt Wilhelm (1952)
Luis Marquez (1951)
Ray Noble (1951)
Artie Wilson (1951)
Wayne Belardi (1950)
Chico Carrasquel (1950)
Herb Conyers (1950)
Jackie Jensen (1950)
Sam Jethroe (1950)
Clem Labine (1950)
Don Lenhardt (1950)
Jack Maguire (1950)
Billy Martin (1950)
Bobby Morgan (1950)
Irv Noren (1950)
Frank Smith (1950)
Ed Chandler (1947)
Gary Gearhart (1947)
Ted Kluszewski (1947)
Jack Lohrke (1947)
Ken Polivka (1947)
Virgil Stallcup (1947)
Mike Budnick (1946)
Ray Goolsby (1946)
Monty Kennedy (1946)
Jess Pike (1946)
Ken Gables (1945)
Vic Lombardi (1945)
Otho Nitcholas (1945)
Bill Salkeld (1945)
Jim Wilson (1945)
Jose Zardon (1945)
Ted Cieslak (1944)
Zeb Eaton (1944)
Buck Fausett (1944)
Mike Garbark (1944)
Roland Gladu (1944)
George Hausmann (1944)
Chuck Hostetler (1944)
Frank Mancuso (1944)
Gene Mauch (1944)
Hack Miller (1944)
Moon Mullen (1944)
Don Savage (1944)
Steve Shemo (1944)
Clancy Smyres (1944)
Emil Verban (1944)
Tommy Warren (1944)
Bobby Wilkins (1944)
Tony York (1944)
Buddy Blattner (1942)
Hank Borowy (1942)
Mel Queen (1942)
Buster Bray (1941)
Johnny Grodzicki (1941)
Johnny Lindell (1941)
Sid Hudson (1940)
Frank Croucher (1939)
Barney McCosky (1939)
Joe Orengo (1939)
Ken Silvestri (1939)
Jim Bagby (1938)
Joe Gordon (1938)
Dario Lodigiani (1938)
Taffy Wright (1938)
Tony Giuliani (1936)
Art Bramhall (1935)
Dutch Lieber (1935)
Bob Logan (1935)
Wayne Osborne (1935)
Leon Pettit (1935)
Pretzel Pezzullo (1935)
Joe Vance (1935)
Al Benton (1934)
Jim Bucher (1934)
Glenn Chapman (1934)
Paul Dean (1934)
Buster Mills (1934)
Joe Bowman (1932)
Jim McLaughlin (1932)
Lou Polli (1932)
Ripper Collins (1931)
Ray Fitzgerald (1931)
Vic Frazier (1931)
Mickey Heath (1931)
Urbane Pickering (1931)
Lynn Nelson (1930)
Lon Warneke (1930)
Frank Barnes (1929)
Elliot Bigelow (1929)
Estel Crabtree (1929)
Pat Crawford (1929)
Clise Dudley (1929)
Johnny Frederick (1929)
Larry French (1929)
Charlie Gooch (1929)
Roy Johnson (1929)
Bill Narleski (1929)
Jimmy Pattison (1929)
Russ Scarritt (1929)
Evar Swanson (1929)
Johnny Mann (1928)
Pat Simmons (1928)
Roy Wilson (1928)
Art Ruble (1927)
Dick Spalding (1927)
Johnny Butler (1926)
Ski Melillo (1926)
Hal Rhyne (1926)
Myles Thomas (1926)
John Bischoff (1925)
Joe Giard (1925)
Andy Harrington (1925)
Skinny O'Neal (1925)
Chink Taylor (1925)
Dutch Ulrich (1925)
Joe Burns (1924)
Ray Kremer (1924)
Bill Conroy (1923)
Gus Felix (1923)
Ralph Head (1923)
Willie Kamm (1923)
Rube Lutzke (1923)
Wid Matthews (1923)
Harry Rice (1923)
Charlie Root (1923)
Johnny Schulte (1923)
Bill Whaley (1923)
Sid Benton (1922)
Bob Fothergill (1922)
Ray Francis (1922)
Fred Haney (1922)
Joe Hauser (1922)
Slim McGrew (1922)
Frank Okrie (1920)
John Sullivan (1920)
Earl Howard (1918)
Tony DeFate (1917)
Oscar Horstmann (1917)
Pete Kilduff (1917)
Jim Middleton (1917)
Grover Gilmore (1914)
George Hogan (1914)
Marty Kavanagh (1914)
Alex Main (1914)
Tom McGuire (1914)
Mike Menosky (1914)
John Potts (1914)
Frank Rooney (1914)
Fritz Von Kolnitz (1914)
Mellie Wolfgang (1914)
Reb Russell (1913)
Walt Kuhn (1912)
Hack Spencer (1912)
Tom Tennant (1912)
Gus Fisher (1911)
Al Kaiser (1911)
Otto McIvor (1911)
Hap Morse (1911)
Tom Raftery (1909)
Lucky Wright (1909)
Bill Burns (1908)
Gavvy Cravath (1908)
Bill Grahame (1908)
Burt Keeley (1908)
Jake Boultes (1907)
Jess Orndorff (1907)
Newt Randall (1907)
Babe Adams (1906)
Carl Druhot (1906)
Ducky Holmes (1906)
Lou Nordyke (1906)
Bob Peterson (1906)
Joe Cassidy (1904)
Bob Hall (1904)
Frank Roth (1903)
War Sanders (1903)
Kaiser Wilhelm (1903)
Red Dooin (1902)
Martin Glendon (1902)
Lefty Davis (1901)
Pearce Chiles (1899)
Noodles Hahn (1899)
Joe McGinnity (1899)
Jim Hughes (1898)
Pete Cassidy (1896)
Wiley Davis (1896)
Jot Goar (1896)
Bill Hill (1896)
Fielder Jones (1896)
Harley Payne (1896)
Bill Everitt (1895)
Walt Preston (1895)
Ace Stewart (1895)
Dan Sweeney (1895)
Dan Burke (1890)
Duke Esper (1890)
John Fitzgerald (1890)
Charlie Hamburg (1890)
Pat Hartnett (1890)
Toby Lyons (1890)
Dan Phelan (1890)
Herman Pitz (1890)
Jim Powers (1890)
Fred Smith (1890)
Harry Taylor (1890)
Gus Williams (1890)
Spud Johnson (1889)
John McCarty (1889)
Skyrocket Smith (1888)
Frank Zinn (1888)
Nat Hudson (1886)
Charlie Daniels (1884)
Joe Flynn (1884)
Tom Gillen (1884)
Charlie Kalbfus (1884)
Ed Smith (1884)
Lou Sylvester (1884)
Dick Hurley (1872)
Bob Reach (1872)

Last Game on April 18

Grant Balfour (2015)
Colt Hynes (2015)
Felipe Paulino (2014)
Jonathan Pettibone (2014)
Luke Putkonen (2014)
John Maine (2013)
Tobi Stoner (2010)
Ryan Speier (2009)
Mike Difelice (2008)
Hideo Nomo (2008)
Rheal Cormier (2007)
Felix Heredia (2005)
Peter Bergeron (2004)
Grant Roberts (2004)
Phil Seibel (2004)
Chris Latham (2003)
Doug Linton (2003)
Ken Hill (2001)
Anthony Sanders (2001)
Roberto Kelly (2000)
Tim Davis (1997)
Tippy Martinez (1988)
Darold Knowles (1980)
Gary Wheelock (1980)
Mike Dimmel (1979)
Santiago Guzman (1972)
Greg Garrett (1971)
Ron Slocum (1971)
Jim Johnson (1970)
Ken Johnson (1970)
Lou Marone (1970)
Larry Burright (1964)
Tom Wright (1956)
Ewell Blackwell (1955)
Dave Ferriss (1950)
Pat McGlothin (1950)
Jimmy Wasdell (1947)
Jack Brewer (1946)
Leo Durocher (1945)
Hal Smith (1935)
Jim McLaughlin (1932)
Ray Fitzgerald (1931)
Harry Riconda (1930)
Roy Wilson (1928)
Elmer Yoter (1928)
Andy Harrington (1925)
Sid Benton (1922)
Mike Kircher (1921)
Slim Love (1920)
Earl Howard (1918)
Jack Roche (1917)
Syd Smith (1915)
Les Channell (1914)
Hack Spencer (1912)
Charles Conway (1911)
Ed MacGamwell (1905)
Gene Wright (1904)
Elmer Horton (1898)
John Gilroy (1896)
Dennis Fitzgerald (1890)
Dan Sullivan (1886)
Charlie Kalbfus (1884)