U.S., Baseball Questionnaires, 1945-2005

This record collection in Ancestry Library Edition (Ancestry LE) is comprised of self-completed surveys of professional baseball players from 1945-2005. Professional in this context includes major, minor, and semi-pro league play.

Baseball, bat, and glove (WiltonNH.gov photo)
Baseball, bat, and glove (WiltonNH.gov photo)

Survey forms vary, and may include:

Full Name
Self-reported Ancestry
Birthplace and Date
Permanent Residence
Height and Weight
Batting and Throwing Handedness
High School and Graduation Year
College Information
Sports Played in School
First Professional Club
Off-Season Occupation
Scout Who Signed You
Most Thrilling/Humorous Memories
Military Service Details
Family Details (Parents/Wife/Children)

NOTE: Some surveys (questions AND answers) are in Spanish.

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