April 17 in Baseball History

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

Major League Debut on April 17

Kris Bryant (2015)
Adam Liberatore (2015)
Daniel Muno (2015)
Felipe Rivero (2015)
Justin Freeman (2013)
Josh Collmenter (2011)
Alan Johnson (2011)
Jose Valdez (2011)
Jonny Venters (2010)
P. J. Walters (2009)
German Duran (2008)
Felix Pie (2007)
Chase Wright (2007)
Andres Blanco (2004)
Reed Johnson (2003)
Erik Bedard (2002)
Brian Fitzgerald (2002)
Austin Kearns (2002)
Brandon Puffer (2002)
Jason Romano (2002)
Marcus Giles (2001)
Keith Johnson (2000)
Derrick Turnbow (2000)
Eddy Diaz (1997)
Miguel Cairo (1996)
Alex Pacheco (1996)
Mike Hampton (1993)
Brad Pennington (1993)
Russ Springer (1992)
DeWayne Vaughn (1988)
Chris Green (1984)
Mark Calvert (1983)
Scott Ullger (1983)
Dan Duran (1981)
Floyd Rayford (1980)
Rod Scurry (1980)
Randy Stein (1978)
Dave Skaggs (1977)
Bombo Rivera (1975)
Dick Ruthven (1973)
Enzo Hernandez (1971)
Mike Compton (1970)
Jim Hutto (1970)
Jim Holt (1968)
Bruce Look (1968)
Jim Palmer (1965)
Art Shamsky (1965)
John Briggs (1964)
Lee Gregory (1964)
Dalton Jones (1964)
Pete Mikkelsen (1964)
Jim Hannan (1962)
Jack Lamabe (1962)
Art Quirk (1962)
Chris Cannizzaro (1960)
Sammy Drake (1960)
Joe Gibbon (1960)
Lou Johnson (1960)
Neil Wilson (1960)
Chuck Cottier (1959)
Ray Webster (1959)
Mudcat Grant (1958)
George Perez (1958)
Larry Sherry (1958)
Luis Aparicio (1956)
Mike Baxes (1956)
John Briggs (1956)
Don Buddin (1956)
Solly Drake (1956)
Don Drysdale (1956)
Tito Francona (1956)
Whitey Herzog (1956)
Buddy Hicks (1956)
Danny Kravitz (1956)
Jerry Lumpe (1956)
Dave Melton (1956)
Charlie Neal (1956)
Frank Robinson (1956)
Roberto Clemente (1955)
Hy Cohen (1955)
Larry Jackson (1955)
Jim King (1955)
Johnny Kucks (1955)
Jim Pyburn (1955)
Bob Spicer (1955)
Bill Stewart (1955)
Bob Thorpe (1955)
Roberto Vargas (1955)
Tom Burgess (1954)
Nino Escalera (1954)
Art Fowler (1954)
Chuck Harmon (1954)
Don Mossi (1954)
Ray Narleski (1954)
Jose Santiago (1954)
Corky Valentine (1954)
Mel Wright (1954)
Bob Buhl (1953)
Frank Carswell (1953)
Ruben Gomez (1953)
Connie Johnson (1953)
Don Liddle (1953)
Bob Marquis (1953)
Les Peden (1953)
Jim Pendleton (1953)
Johnny Podres (1953)
Gene Conley (1952)
Ike Delock (1952)
Bill Henry (1952)
Raul Sanchez (1952)
Bert Thiel (1952)
Eddie Yuhas (1952)
Rocky Bridges (1951)
Larry Ciaffone (1951)
Dee Fondy (1951)
Bob Habenicht (1951)
Johnny Logan (1951)
Joe Lutz (1951)
Mickey Mantle (1951)
Roy McMillan (1951)
Ebba St. Claire (1951)
Gene Verble (1951)
Bill Ayers (1947)
Glenn Elliott (1947)
Jim Hearn (1947)
Larry Jansen (1947)
Joe Lafata (1947)
Buddy Lively (1947)
Duke Snider (1947)
Hank Behrman (1946)
Anse Moore (1946)
Bill Wight (1946)
Joe Buzas (1945)
Walt Chipple (1945)
Al Cihocki (1945)
Otey Clark (1945)
Charlie Cozart (1945)
Woody Crowson (1945)
Vance Dinges (1945)
Wally Flager (1945)
Pete Gray (1945)
Garvin Hamner (1945)
Lou Knerr (1945)
Joe Mack (1945)
Bob Maier (1945)
Bitsy Mott (1945)
Tommy Nelson (1945)
Red Schoendienst (1945)
Ben Steiner (1945)
Fred Walters (1945)
Walter Wilson (1945)
Charlie Fuchs (1942)
Johnny Sain (1942)
Paul Erickson (1941)
Hank Gornicki (1941)
Rankin Johnson (1941)
Hersh Lyons (1941)
Rube Melton (1941)
Jerry Priddy (1941)
Fern Bell (1939)
Ben Geraghty (1936)
Johnny Lanning (1936)
Steve Sundra (1936)
Hank Erickson (1935)
Jesse Hill (1935)
Alex Hooks (1935)
Wally Moses (1935)
George Washington (1935)
Zeke Bonura (1934)
Frenchy Bordagaray (1934)
Joe Cascarella (1934)
Joe Chamberlain (1934)
Lou Chiozza (1934)
Harlond Clift (1934)
Don Heffner (1934)
Marty Hopkins (1934)
Elmer Klumpp (1934)
Cookie Lavagetto (1934)
John Pomorski (1934)
Moose Solters (1934)
Tuck Stainback (1934)
Lee Stine (1934)
Alan Strange (1934)
Frenchy Uhalt (1934)
Tex Carleton (1932)
Bob Poser (1932)
Frank Ragland (1932)
Paul Richards (1932)
Arky Vaughan (1932)
Smead Jolley (1930)
Jimmy Moore (1930)
Johnny Riddle (1930)
Ernie Smith (1930)
Ad Liska (1929)
Steve Swetonic (1929)
Otis Miller (1927)
Red Rollings (1927)
Ollie Tucker (1927)
Sam West (1927)
Lee Dunham (1926)
Bill Hunnefield (1926)
Ray Moss (1926)
Tommy Thomas (1926)
Pat Veltman (1926)
Ken Ash (1925)
Chuck Dressen (1925)
Hank Johnson (1925)
Lou Koupal (1925)
Wayland Dean (1924)
Ben Shields (1924)
Bill Bagwell (1923)
Jocko Conlon (1923)
Jimmy O'Connell (1923)
Heinie Sand (1923)
Dutch Schliebner (1923)
Jimmie Wilson (1923)
Jim Brillheart (1922)
Ernie Alten (1920)
Red Cox (1920)
Frank Woodward (1918)
Tony Brottem (1916)
Bob Steele (1916)
Doug Baird (1915)
Charlie Blackburn (1915)
Ed Fitzpatrick (1915)
Jack Harper (1915)
Dave Davenport (1914)
Red Faber (1914)
Pete Henning (1914)
Erv Kantlehner (1914)
King Lear (1914)
Sandy Piez (1914)
Ed Porray (1914)
Mike Prendergast (1914)
Harvey Russell (1914)
Johnny Beall (1913)
Art Bues (1913)
Rex DeVogt (1913)
Lefty Gervais (1913)
Bill James (1913)
Fred Smith (1913)
Harry Gardner (1911)
Wally Smith (1911)
Harry Welchonce (1911)
Ted Easterly (1909)
Jul Kustus (1909)
Buck Herzog (1908)
Bill Lattimore (1908)
Amby McConnell (1908)
Bill McGilvray (1908)
Paddy O'Connor (1908)
Biff Schlitzer (1908)
George Bell (1907)
Fred Beebe (1906)
Roy Hartzell (1906)
Frank Hemphill (1906)
Cliff Blankenship (1905)
Billy Campbell (1905)
Shag Shaughnessy (1905)
Tom Fisher (1904)
Charlie Babb (1903)
Fred Burchell (1903)
Ed Householder (1903)
Henry Schmidt (1903)
Jake Weimer (1903)
George Barclay (1902)
Bunk Congalton (1902)
Ernie Courtney (1902)
Doc Hazelton (1902)
George Hildebrand (1902)
Ham Iburg (1902)
Dusty Miller (1902)
Homer Smoot (1902)
Henry Thielman (1902)
Joe Tinker (1902)
Cy Vorhees (1902)
Jimmy Slagle (1899)
George Kelb (1898)
Marty Bergen (1896)
Eddie Boyle (1896)
Charlie Dexter (1896)
George Flynn (1896)
Jim Rogers (1896)
Dave Zearfoss (1896)
Frank Bowes (1890)
Grant Briggs (1890)
Will Calihan (1890)
Dennis Fitzgerald (1890)
Mike Lehane (1890)
Harry Sage (1890)
Bill Van Dyke (1890)
Rasty Wright (1890)
Ollie Beard (1889)
Charlie Duffee (1889)
Bug Holliday (1889)
Herman Long (1889)
Dan Shannon (1889)
Park Swartzel (1889)
Lou Bierbauer (1886)
Bob Clark (1886)
Elmer Foster (1886)
Matt Kilroy (1886)
Frank Bahret (1884)
Charlie Barber (1884)
Jim Brown (1884)
Carroll (1884)
Ed Crane (1884)
Mark Creegan (1884)
Charlie Dougherty (1884)
Walter Hackett (1884)
Frank Harris (1884)
Buster Hoover (1884)
Harry Koons (1884)
Charlie Levis (1884)
Milo Lockwood (1884)
Jim McKeever (1884)
Lou Meyers (1884)
Henry Moore (1884)
Jerry Moore (1884)
John Murphy (1884)
George Noftsker (1884)
Dick Phelan (1884)
Fred Robinson (1884)
Emmett Seery (1884)
Mike Slattery (1884)
Germany Smith (1884)
Alex Voss (1884)

Last Game on April 17

Alex Gonzalez (2014)
Ryan Roberts (2014)
Justin Freeman (2013)
Brad Emaus (2011)
Alan Johnson (2011)
Russ Ortiz (2010)
Michael Barrett (2009)
Lee Gardner (2008)
Chad Hermansen (2004)
Chad Hutchinson (2001)
Mike Devereaux (1998)
Rick Gorecki (1998)
Jack Armstrong (1994)
Greg Blosser (1994)
Will Pennyfeather (1994)
Juan Castillo (1989)
Frank DiMichele (1988)
Steve Blass (1974)
Joe Cunningham (1966)
Charlie Gorin (1955)
Jake Thies (1955)
Al Widmar (1952)
Woody Abernathy (1947)
Bob Brady (1947)
Rollie Hemsley (1947)
Max Macon (1947)
Woody Crowson (1945)
Hersh Lyons (1941)
Nolen Richardson (1939)
Jim Oglesby (1936)
Snooks Dowd (1926)
Speed Martin (1922)
Stan Yerkes (1903)
Mike Mahoney (1898)
Fergy Malone (1884)