August 8 in Baseball History

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

Born on August 8

Greg Garcia (1989)
Anthony Rizzo (1989)
Deunte Heath (1985)
Blake Wood (1985)
Matthew Brown (1982)
Donny Lucy (1982)
Ross Ohlendorf (1982)
Eddy Rodriguez (1981)
Craig Breslow (1980)
Jack Cassel (1980)
Alexis Gomez (1978)
Brian Sanches (1978)
Jeremy Hill (1977)
Chad Meyers (1975)
Ray Montgomery (1969)
Kevin Belcher (1967)
Matt Whiteside (1967)
John Hudek (1966)
Brett Gideon (1963)
Ron Karkovice (1963)
Dave Meier (1959)
Alan Fowlkes (1958)
Ray Fontenot (1957)
Cliff Speck (1956)
Mark Ross (1954)
Al Woods (1953)
Mike Ivie (1952)
Greg Mahlberg (1952)
Jose Cruz (1947)
Jim Miles (1943)
Frank Howard (1936)
Vicente Amor (1932)
Vern Morgan (1928)
Johnny Temple (1927)
Red Roberts (1918)
Marlin Stuart (1918)
Ken Raffensberger (1917)
Cecil Travis (1913)
Tot Pressnell (1906)
Clise Dudley (1903)
John Slappey (1898)
Charlie Eckert (1897)
Ken Holloway (1897)
Jack Smith (1893)
Chick Keating (1891)
Al Cypert (1889)
Jimmy Esmond (1889)
Hi West (1884)
Ernie Baker (1875)
Dan Leahy (1870)
Cupid Childs (1867)
Henry Fournier (1865)
Billy Gumbert (1865)
Toad Ramsey (1864)
Jocko Milligan (1861)
Hal McClure (1859)

Died on August 8

Red Wilson (2014)
Cal Ermer (2009)
Dino Restelli (2006)
Gene Mauch (2005)
Pete Center (2004)
Harry Walker (1999)
Oad Swigart (1997)
Bert Hamric (1984)
Al Gould (1982)
Allan Collamore (1980)
Tod Dennehey (1977)
Howie Pollet (1974)
Phil Lewis (1959)
Fred Winchell (1958)
Bob Neighbors (1952)
Ralph Works (1941)
Wilbert Robinson (1934)
Bill Irwin (1933)
Steve Bellan (1932)
Dan Minnehan (1929)
Billy Gilbert (1927)
John Gaffney (1913)
Joe Walsh (1911)
Ed Colgan (1895)
Harry McCormick (1889)

Major League Debut on August 8

Shawn Armstrong (2015)
Keith Hessler (2015)
Doug Fister (2009)
Asdrubal Cabrera (2007)
Chris Schroder (2006)
Ryan Jorgensen (2005)
Cha-Seung Baek (2004)
Joaquin Benoit (2001)
Nate Cornejo (2001)
Joel Pineiro (2000)
David Holdridge (1998)
Mike Jerzembeck (1998)
Matt Beech (1996)
Luis Castillo (1996)
Ken Grundt (1996)
Don Florence (1995)
Kevin Jordan (1995)
Steve Dreyer (1993)
Domingo Jean (1993)
Johnny Ruffin (1993)
Rico Brogna (1992)
Tony Eusebio (1991)
Mauro Gozzo (1989)
Rick Reed (1988)
Luis Aquino (1986)
Bob Hegman (1985)
Tom Candiotti (1983)
Ken Schrom (1980)
Brian Allard (1979)
George Enright (1976)
Jack Kucek (1974)
Harry Parker (1970)
Thurman Munson (1969)
Rich Morales (1967)
Tim Cullen (1966)
Bob Porterfield (1948)
Mike Schemer (1945)
Wes Flowers (1940)
Bill Norman (1931)
Jim Marquis (1925)
Duke Brett (1924)
Cliff Brady (1920)
Mike Kircher (1919)
Molly Craft (1916)
Clarence Woods (1914)
Tuffy Stewart (1913)
Hy Gunning (1911)
Bill Keen (1911)
Ed Lennox (1906)
George Disch (1905)
Harry Cassady (1904)
Ed Taylor (1903)
Bill Clay (1902)
Harry Kane (1902)
Dan McGann (1896)
Effie Norton (1896)
Ducky Holmes (1895)
Andy Sommerville (1894)
Jack McMahon (1892)
Bill Merritt (1891)
Cyclone Ryan (1887)
Mike DePangher (1884)
George Newell (1877)

Last Game on August 8

Brian Fuentes (2012)
Tsuyoshi Nishioka (2012)
Garrett Olson (2012)
Todd Wellemeyer (2010)
Eli Marrero (2006)
Eddy Garabito (2005)
Ricardo Rodriguez (2005)
Rosman Garcia (2004)
Mark Budzinski (2003)
Delino DeShields (2002)
Osvaldo Fernandez (2001)
Francisco Cordova (2000)
Curtis Goodwin (1999)
Jeff Kubenka (1999)
Jack McDowell (1999)
Barry Manuel (1998)
Chris Nabholz (1995)
Chuck Crim (1994)
Jose de Jesus (1994)
Steve Farr (1994)
Rich Gossage (1994)
Jay Howell (1994)
Junior Ortiz (1994)
Jerry Reed (1990)
Oscar Gamble (1985)
Bob Hegman (1985)
Mike Stanton (1985)
Glenn Abbott (1984)
Barry Foote (1982)
Ricky Seilheimer (1980)
Cal Koonce (1971)
Gordy Lund (1969)
Hank Fischer (1967)
Gene Ratliff (1965)
Hardy Peterson (1959)
Marlin Stuart (1954)
Harry Fisher (1952)
Charlie Wagner (1946)
Wally Flager (1945)
Leon Chagnon (1935)
Ed Holley (1934)
Frank Walker (1925)
Gus Sandberg (1924)
Bugs Bennett (1921)
Lew Groh (1919)
Marty Kavanagh (1918)
Cy Slapnicka (1918)
Frank Crossin (1914)
Otis Clymer (1913)
Lew Richie (1913)
John Titus (1913)
Art Weaver (1908)
Malachi Kittridge (1906)
Ed Taylor (1903)
Bill Mellor (1902)
Dad Clarkson (1896)
John Irwin (1896)
Dan Coogan (1895)
Andy Sommerville (1894)
Ed Clark (1891)
Spud Johnson (1891)
Joe Dowie (1889)
Wally Andrews (1888)
George Bradley (1888)
Bill Annis (1884)
Frank Brill (1884)
Wes Curry (1884)
George Seward (1882)
George Newell (1877)
Jack Chapman (1876)