January 8 in Baseball History

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

Born on January 8

Carlos Contreras (1991)
Jon Edwards (1988)
James Russell (1986)
Matt LaPorta (1985)
Jeff Francoeur (1984)
Kevin Whelan (1984)
Daniel Davidson (1981)
Jeff Francis (1981)
Derek Thompson (1981)
Dave Matranga (1977)
Carl Pavano (1976)
Geremi Gonzalez (1975)
Mike Cameron (1973)
Jason Giambi (1971)
Brian Boehringer (1969)
Paul Carey (1968)
Brian Johnson (1968)
Matt Maysey (1967)
Randy Nosek (1967)
Shane Turner (1963)
Randy Ready (1960)
Julio Solano (1960)
Craig Gerber (1959)
Ramon Romero (1959)
Bruce Sutter (1953)
Wilbur Howard (1949)
Jesus Hernaiz (1945)
Dick Kelley (1940)
Don Dillard (1937)
John DeMerit (1936)
Reno Bertoia (1935)
Gene Freese (1934)
Willie Tasby (1933)
Jim Busby (1927)
Dick Lajeskie (1926)
Ray Flanigan (1923)
Ralph LaPointe (1922)
Herb Conyers (1921)
Marv Rickert (1921)
Jackie Tobin (1921)
Bert Kuczynski (1920)
Don White (1919)
Joe Just (1916)
Walker Cooper (1915)
Al Reiss (1909)
Joe Benes (1901)
Art Ewoldt (1894)
Bud Weiser (1891)
Sam Lanford (1886)
Bill Bartley (1885)
Bob Ingersoll (1883)
Chauncey Fisher (1872)
James Graham (1865)
John Gilbert (1864)
Jim Donahue (1862)

Died on January 8

Glenn Cox (2012)
Steve Ridzik (2008)
Merv Connors (2006)
Bert Hodges (2001)
Dutch McCall (1996)
Harvey Haddix (1994)
Elmer Miller (1987)
Herb Cobb (1980)
Harvey Russell (1980)
Ray Nelson (1961)
Schoolboy Rowe (1961)
Harley Dillinger (1959)
Art Evans (1952)
Howdy Caton (1948)
Harry Daubert (1944)
John Titus (1943)
Harry Pearce (1942)
Charlie Flannigan (1930)
Joseph Wiley (1924)
Jim O'Rourke (1919)

Major League Debut on January 8

Last Game on January 8