Professional Baseball Players, 1876-2004

For over a century baseball has been referred to as the country's national pastime. This database in is an index to over 15,000 professional baseball players who played between 1876 (the year the National League was founded) and 2004. Information listed in the index for each individual includes:

      First and last names
      Birth date
      Death date
      Death place
      College attended
      Date of first game
      Date of final game
      How bats
      How throws
      Date and round drafted

You can search using First and Last Name; Nickname; Birth Date and Location; Death Date and Location; and College Attended. This collection includes images for players who played between 1887 and 1938. Image is either a photograph or baseball card. Images can be emailed home or saved to your computer.

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