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1872 Major League Baseball Born this Year

Rk Name Yrs From To ASG WAR/pos G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS Birthdate Birthplace
1 Doc Adkins 2 1902 1903 0 -0.1 6 12 12 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .333 Aug 5 Troy, WI, United States
2 Art Ball 2 1894 1898 0 0.0 33 94 84 7 16 2 0 0 8 2 7 11 .190 .261 .214 .475 Madison, IN, United States
3 Joe Berry 1 1902 1902 0 0.1 1 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 .250 .400 .250 .650 Sep 10 Steubenville, OH, United States
4 Harry Berte 1 1903 1903 0 0.1 4 16 15 1 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 .333 .375 .333 .708 May 10 Covington, KY, United States
5 Lew Carr 1 1901 1901 0 0.2 9 32 28 2 7 1 1 0 4 0 2 7 .250 .344 .357 .701 Aug 15 Union Springs, NY, United States
6 Kid Carsey 10 1891 1901 0 -1.0 329 1162 1042 132 223 17 11 2 101 17 92 137 .214 .282 .257 .539 Oct 22 New York, NY, United States
7 Fred Clarke HOF 21 1894 1915 0 67.8 2246 9838 8584 1622 2678 361 220 67 1015 509 0 875 511 .312 .386 .429 .814 Oct 3 Winterset, IA, United States
8 Bill Clymer 1 1891 1891 0 -0.2 3 13 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 .000 .154 .000 .154 Dec 18 Philadelphia, PA, United States
9 Lou Criger 16 1896 1912 0 10.7 1012 3619 3202 337 709 86 50 11 342 58 0 309 225 .221 .295 .290 .584 Feb 3 Elkhart, IN, United States
10 Lem Cross 2 1893 1894 0 0.0 12 35 32 4 8 1 1 0 4 0 3 5 .250 .314 .344 .658 Jan 9 Sanbornton, NH, United States
11 Bill Dammann 3 1897 1899 0 -0.2 60 149 131 18 22 0 6 0 15 0 16 31 .168 .264 .260 .523 Aug 9 Chicago, IL, United States
12 Tom Delahanty 3 1894 1897 0 -0.2 19 77 67 13 16 5 0 0 6 4 8 5 .239 .329 .313 .642 Mar 9 Cleveland, OH, United States
13 Cozy Dolan 9 1895 1906 0 3.3 830 3487 3174 428 855 99 37 10 315 114 227 302 .269 .322 .333 .656 Dec 3 Cambridge, MA, United States
14 Klondike Douglass 9 1896 1904 0 4.9 748 3130 2800 368 766 85 29 10 275 84 227 109 .274 .337 .335 .672 May 10 Boston, PA, United States
15 Davey Dunkle 5 1897 1904 0 -0.5 62 169 164 8 31 2 0 0 10 0 4 36 .189 .208 .201 .410 Aug 30 Phillipsburg, PA, United States
16 Jack Dunn 8 1897 1904 0 -0.3 490 1772 1622 197 397 54 10 1 164 55 83 122 .245 .287 .292 .580 Oct 6 Meadville, PA, United States
17 John Eubank 3 1905 1907 0 0.1 50 111 108 10 22 1 3 0 3 1 0 25 .204 .211 .269 .480 Sep 9 Servia, IN, United States
18 Clay Fauver 1 1899 1899 0 -0.1 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Aug 1 North Eaton, OH, United States
19 Chauncey Fisher 5 1893 1901 0 -0.3 66 196 178 22 38 4 2 1 22 1 13 20 .213 .267 .275 .542 Jan 8 Anderson, IN, United States
20 Mike Flynn 1 1891 1891 0 -0.1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Mar 15 Kildare, Ireland
21 Bill Fox 2 1897 1901 0 -1.0 47 186 173 13 32 2 1 0 7 9 5 24 .185 .212 .208 .420 Jan 15 Sturbridge, MA, United States
22 Shorty Gallagher 1 1901 1901 0 -0.1 2 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Apr 30 Detroit, MI, United States
23 Dale Gear 3 1896 1901 0 -0.8 69 249 238 25 57 11 3 0 25 4 8 16 .239 .267 .311 .578 Feb 2 Lone Elm, KS, United States
24 Billy Ging 1 1899 1899 0 -0.1 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Nov 7 Elmira, NY, United States
25 Frank Griffith 2 1892 1894 0 0.1 8 27 25 4 8 2 2 0 9 0 1 5 .320 .346 .560 .906 Nov 18 Gilman, IL, United States
26 Whitey Guese 1 1901 1901 0 0.1 6 19 15 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 2 .200 .368 .200 .568 Jan 24 New Bremen, OH, United States
27 Dick Harley 7 1897 1903 0 -0.6 741 3248 2882 389 755 59 27 10 236 139 223 250 .262 .332 .312 .644 Sep 25 Philadelphia, PA, United States
28 Pink Hawley 10 1892 1901 0 1.1 399 1307 1230 130 297 51 20 11 163 7 41 140 .241 .273 .342 .615 Dec 5 Beaver Dam, WI, United States
29 Charlie Heard 1 1890 1890 0 -0.5 12 44 43 2 8 2 0 0 0 0 1 15 .186 .205 .233 .437 Jan 30 Philadelphia, PA, United States
30 Chink Heileman 1 1901 1901 0 -0.2 5 15 15 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 7 .133 .133 .200 .333 Aug 10 Cincinnati, OH, United States
31 Eddie Hickey 1 1901 1901 0 -0.4 10 40 37 4 6 0 0 0 3 1 2 6 .162 .225 .162 .387 Aug 18 Cleveland, OH, United States
32 Jesse Hoffmeister 1 1897 1897 0 0.3 48 197 188 33 58 6 9 3 36 6 8 25 .309 .337 .484 .821 Toledo, OH, United States
33 Mike Hopkins 1 1902 1902 0 0.1 1 2 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.500 2.500 Nov 1 Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
34 Jack Katoll 4 1898 1902 0 -0.7 50 164 149 19 20 2 1 1 9 2 13 28 .134 .209 .181 .390 Jun 24 Germany
35 Willie Keeler HOF 19 1892 1910 0 54.0 2123 9610 8591 1719 2932 241 145 33 810 495 524 136 .341 .388 .415 .802 Mar 3 Brooklyn, NY, United States
36 Henry Killeen 1 1891 1891 0 -0.0 1 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .250 .000 .250 Troy, NY, United States
37 Henry Lampe 2 1894 1895 0 -0.1 9 21 18 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 6 .111 .238 .222 .460 Sep 19 Boston, MA, United States
38 Ted Lewis 6 1896 1901 0 -0.4 184 607 552 66 123 10 3 0 52 4 38 66 .223 .273 .252 .525 Dec 25 Machynlleth, Powys, United Kingdom
39 Malcolm MacDonald 1 1902 1902 0 0.0 2 9 9 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 Jan 1 Philadelphia, PA, United States
40 John Malarkey 6 1894 1903 0 -0.4 82 226 207 19 35 8 2 1 18 1 14 74 .169 .232 .242 .474 May 4 Springfield, OH, United States
41 Harry Maupin 2 1898 1899 0 -0.1 7 18 17 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .176 .176 .176 .353 Jul 11 Wellsville, MO, United States
42 Gene McAuliffe 1 1904 1904 0 0.0 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 Feb 28 Randolph, MA, United States
43 Guy McFadden 1 1895 1895 0 -0.2 4 15 14 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 .214 .214 .214 .429 Sep 3 Topeka, KS, United States
44 Monte McFarland 2 1895 1896 0 -0.4 6 21 19 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .053 .053 .053 .105 Nov 7 White Hall, IL, United States
45 Stoney McGlynn 3 1906 1908 0 0.0 68 186 168 8 28 5 0 0 10 0 11 28 .167 .218 .196 .414 May 26 Lancaster, PA, United States
46 Mark McGrillis 1 1892 1892 0 -0.1 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Oct 22 Philadelphia, PA, United States
47 Sam McMackin 1 1902 1902 0 0.0 2 5 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .400 .800 Nov 24 Cleveland, OH, United States
48 Frank McPartlin 1 1899 1899 0 -0.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Feb 16 Hoosick Falls, NY, United States
49 Sam Mertes 10 1896 1906 0 23.3 1190 4999 4405 695 1227 188 108 40 721 396 422 378 .279 .346 .398 .744 Aug 6 San Francisco, CA, United States
50 John O'Connell 2 1891 1902 0 -0.3 16 57 51 3 9 1 0 0 7 2 6 8 .176 .263 .196 .459 May 16 Ireland
51 Eddie O'Meara 2 1895 1896 0 -0.2 13 40 34 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 6 7 .147 .275 .147 .422 Dec 12 Chicago, IL, United States
52 Fred Odwell 4 1904 1907 0 4.4 411 1579 1412 198 365 42 30 10 168 72 89 187 .258 .313 .352 .665 Sep 25 Downsville, NY, United States
53 Al Orth 15 1895 1909 0 8.6 602 1785 1698 183 464 61 30 12 184 30 51 166 .273 .298 .366 .663 Sep 5 Sedalia, MO, United States
54 Doc Parker 4 1893 1901 0 0.1 19 65 62 7 17 0 2 0 6 0 2 6 .274 .308 .339 .646 Jun 14 Theresa, NY, United States
55 Deacon Phillippe 13 1899 1911 0 -0.3 377 1064 980 96 185 23 6 3 90 4 49 148 .189 .236 .234 .469 May 23 Rural Retreat, VA, United States
56 Togie Pittinger 8 1900 1907 0 -5.9 262 787 744 39 92 4 1 1 29 4 13 241 .124 .144 .136 .280 Jan 12 Greencastle, PA, United States
57 Oscar Purner 1 1895 1895 0 -0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Dec 9 Washington, DC, United States
58 Joe Regan 1 1898 1898 0 -0.0 2 5 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 Jul 12 Seymour, CT, United States
59 Jim Rogers 2 1896 1897 0 -1.1 152 658 597 82 140 17 12 3 90 20 48 35 .235 .294 .318 .612 Apr 9 Hartford, CT, United States
60 Jack Rothfuss 1 1897 1897 0 0.4 35 123 115 20 36 3 1 2 18 3 5 10 .313 .352 .409 .761 Apr 18 Newark, NJ, United States
61 Kip Selbach 13 1894 1906 0 36.8 1612 7102 6165 1066 1807 301 149 44 779 334 785 358 .293 .377 .412 .788 Mar 24 Columbus, OH, United States
62 Frank Sexton 1 1895 1895 0 -0.1 10 28 26 3 7 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 .269 .296 .269 .566 Jul 8 Brockton, MA, United States
63 Cy Seymour 16 1896 1913 0 32.8 1529 6208 5686 737 1724 229 96 52 799 222 1 354 361 .303 .347 .405 .752 Dec 9 Albany, NY, United States
64 Ed Spurney 1 1891 1891 0 0.1 3 9 7 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 .286 .444 .429 .873 Jan 9 Cleveland, OH, United States
65 Gene Steere 1 1894 1894 0 -0.3 10 41 39 3 8 0 0 0 4 2 2 1 .205 .244 .205 .449 Aug 16 South Scituate, RI, United States
66 Suter Sullivan 2 1898 1899 0 -0.6 169 675 617 47 148 19 3 0 67 17 38 29 .240 .298 .280 .578 Oct 14 Baltimore, MD, United States
67 Irv Waldron 1 1901 1901 0 1.9 141 651 598 102 186 22 9 0 52 20 38 20 .311 .356 .378 .734 Jan 21 Hillside, NY, United States
68 Jack Warner 14 1895 1908 0 10.6 1074 3827 3497 348 870 81 35 6 303 83 181 248 .249 .303 .297 .600 Aug 15 New York, NY, United States
69 Deke White 1 1895 1895 0 -0.1 3 9 8 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .250 Sep 8 Albany, NY, United States
70 John Wood 1 1896 1896 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 May 14 Harrisburg, PA, United States
71 George Ziegler 1 1890 1890 0 -0.0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Chicago, IL, United States

Pitching

Batters Above / Managers Below
Rk Name Yrs From To ASG WAR W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP Birthdate Birthplace
1 Doc Adkins 2 1902 1903 0 -1.0 1 1 .500 5.00 6 3 3 1 0 1 27.0 40 28 15 2 12 3 1 0 0 130 1.926 Aug 5 Troy, WI, United States
2 Kid Carsey 10 1891 1901 0 7.1 116 138 .457 4.95 296 257 38 218 4 3 2233.1 2794 1728 1229 80 800 486 125 0 92 10251 1.609 Oct 22 New York, NY, United States
3 Lem Cross 2 1893 1894 0 -1.0 3 6 .333 7.66 11 10 1 5 0 0 74.0 118 89 63 12 30 18 5 0 2 368 2.000 Jan 9 Sanbornton, NH, United States
4 Bill Dammann 3 1897 1899 0 3.3 24 15 .615 4.06 60 38 22 26 4 3 367.2 473 227 166 5 115 74 13 1 11 1655 1.599 Aug 9 Chicago, IL, United States
5 Cozy Dolan 9 1895 1906 0 1.7 12 13 .480 4.44 35 26 7 21 3 1 255.1 289 197 126 15 101 69 17 0 9 1140 1.527 Dec 3 Cambridge, MA, United States
6 Davey Dunkle 5 1897 1904 0 -4.0 17 30 .362 5.02 61 47 13 36 0 1 421.0 503 319 235 10 162 139 21 0 18 1887 1.580 Aug 30 Phillipsburg, PA, United States
7 Jack Dunn 8 1897 1904 0 7.9 64 59 .520 4.11 142 118 21 103 3 3 1076.2 1217 664 492 30 334 171 54 0 15 4687 1.441 Oct 6 Meadville, PA, United States
8 John Eubank 3 1905 1907 0 0.5 8 13 .381 3.12 42 22 19 11 2 2 233.1 248 121 81 0 58 56 9 0 6 969 1.311 Sep 9 Servia, IN, United States
9 Clay Fauver 1 1899 1899 0 0.2 1 0 1.000 0.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 11 4 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 39 1.444 Aug 1 North Eaton, OH, United States
10 Chauncey Fisher 5 1893 1901 0 0.2 21 26 .447 5.44 66 45 19 37 3 3 444.2 602 379 269 18 142 83 9 0 8 2032 1.673 Jan 8 Anderson, IN, United States
11 Dale Gear 3 1896 1901 0 1.6 4 13 .235 4.21 27 18 9 16 1 1 186.0 234 123 87 10 28 41 6 0 0 804 1.409 Feb 2 Lone Elm, KS, United States
12 Billy Ging 1 1899 1899 0 0.4 1 0 1.000 1.13 1 1 0 1 0 0 8.0 5 1 1 0 5 2 0 0 0 33 1.250 Nov 7 Elmira, NY, United States
13 Frank Griffith 2 1892 1894 0 -1.3 1 3 .250 10.10 8 7 0 3 0 0 46.1 67 67 52 6 43 18 9 0 6 253 2.374 Nov 18 Gilman, IL, United States
14 Whitey Guese 1 1901 1901 0 -1.4 1 4 .200 6.09 6 5 1 4 0 0 44.1 62 48 30 5 14 11 3 0 2 206 1.714 Jan 24 New Bremen, OH, United States
15 Pink Hawley 10 1892 1901 0 38.8 167 179 .483 3.96 393 344 43 297 11 3 3012.2 3334 1927 1326 61 974 868 210 5 83 13213 1.430 Dec 5 Beaver Dam, WI, United States
16 Charlie Heard 1 1890 1890 0 -1.6 0 6 .000 8.39 6 6 0 5 0 0 44.0 75 65 41 5 32 13 2 0 5 240 2.432 Jan 30 Philadelphia, PA, United States
17 Jack Katoll 4 1898 1902 0 0.1 17 22 .436 3.32 47 41 6 35 0 0 361.0 432 251 133 8 90 90 14 0 5 1571 1.446 Jun 24 Germany
18 Henry Killeen 1 1891 1891 0 -0.1 0 1 .000 6.23 1 1 0 1 0 0 8.2 11 8 6 1 8 3 0 0 0 45 2.192 Troy, NY, United States
19 Henry Lampe 2 1894 1895 0 -1.6 0 3 .000 8.03 9 4 5 2 0 0 49.1 85 73 44 8 40 19 1 0 5 269 2.534 Sep 19 Boston, MA, United States
20 Ted Lewis 6 1896 1901 0 18.8 94 64 .595 3.53 183 153 28 136 7 4 1405.0 1379 753 551 57 511 378 39 1 39 5956 1.345 Dec 25 Machynlleth, Powys, United Kingdom
21 John Malarkey 6 1894 1903 0 0.9 21 37 .362 3.64 80 59 19 51 3 3 566.0 629 387 229 10 227 179 20 0 18 2484 1.512 May 4 Springfield, OH, United States
22 Harry Maupin 2 1898 1899 0 -0.8 0 5 .000 9.63 7 5 2 4 0 0 43.0 77 47 46 0 10 6 4 2 1 214 2.023 Jul 11 Wellsville, MO, United States
23 Monte McFarland 2 1895 1896 0 -0.2 2 4 .333 6.46 6 5 1 4 0 0 39.0 53 36 28 0 26 8 2 0 2 194 2.026 Nov 7 White Hall, IL, United States
24 Stoney McGlynn 3 1906 1908 0 2.3 17 33 .340 2.95 67 51 15 43 3 2 476.0 448 215 156 6 144 157 7 2 13 1931 1.244 May 26 Lancaster, PA, United States
25 Sam McMackin 1 1902 1902 0 0.1 0 1 .000 2.38 2 1 1 1 0 0 11.1 10 6 3 0 4 4 1 0 0 48 1.235 Nov 24 Cleveland, OH, United States
26 Frank McPartlin 1 1899 1899 0 -0.1 0 0 4.50 1 0 1 0 0 0 4.0 4 4 2 0 3 2 2 0 0 20 1.750 Feb 16 Hoosick Falls, NY, United States
27 Sam Mertes 10 1896 1906 0 0.3 1 0 1.000 1.13 1 0 1 0 0 0 8.0 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 0.750 Aug 6 San Francisco, CA, United States
28 Al Orth 15 1895 1909 0 44.1 204 189 .519 3.37 440 394 44 324 31 6 3354.2 3564 1704 1256 75 661 948 83 1 43 13837 1.259 Sep 5 Sedalia, MO, United States
29 Doc Parker 4 1893 1901 0 0.2 5 8 .385 5.90 18 14 4 13 1 1 134.1 196 125 88 5 39 24 6 0 6 629 1.749 Jun 14 Theresa, NY, United States
30 Deacon Phillippe 13 1899 1911 0 34.4 189 109 .634 2.59 372 289 72 242 27 12 2607.0 2518 1071 749 41 363 929 59 6 45 10380 1.105 May 23 Rural Retreat, VA, United States
31 Togie Pittinger 8 1900 1907 0 20.0 115 113 .504 3.10 262 227 30 187 23 3 2040.2 2017 985 702 39 734 832 96 3 43 8579 1.348 Jan 12 Greencastle, PA, United States
32 Oscar Purner 1 1895 1895 0 -0.0 0 0 9.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 4 2 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 13 3.500 Dec 9 Washington, DC, United States
33 Frank Sexton 1 1895 1895 0 0.3 1 5 .167 5.69 7 5 2 4 0 0 49.0 59 39 31 2 22 14 2 0 3 225 1.653 Jul 8 Brockton, MA, United States
34 Cy Seymour 16 1896 1913 0 9.2 61 56 .521 3.73 141 124 15 105 6 1 1038.0 954 632 430 25 659 591 86 8 60 4670 1.554 Dec 9 Albany, NY, United States
35 Suter Sullivan 2 1898 1899 0 0.0 0 0 1.50 1 0 1 0 0 0 6.0 10 4 1 0 4 3 0 0 0 31 2.333 Oct 14 Baltimore, MD, United States
36 Deke White 1 1895 1895 0 -0.5 1 0 1.000 9.87 3 1 2 1 0 1 17.1 17 23 19 1 13 6 2 0 3 82 1.731 Sep 8 Albany, NY, United States
37 John Wood 1 1896 1896 0 0.0 0 0 inf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 4 May 14 Harrisburg, PA, United States
38 George Ziegler 1 1890 1890 0 -0.2 0 1 .000 10.50 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.0 12 7 7 0 0 1 0 0 2 30 2.000 Chicago, IL, United States
Totals 167 1890 1913 0 178.6 1169 1157 .503 3.78 2812 2323 446 1938 132 54 20709.2 22558 12362 8698 538 6415 6247 909 29 545 89148 2.000
Rk Mgr Yrs From To W L W-L% G>.500 G BestFin WrstFin AvRk Birthdate Birthplace
1 Fred Clarke HOF 19 1897 1915 1602 1181 .576 421 2829 1 11 3.7
2 George Huff 1 1907 1907 2 6 .250 -4 8 7 7 7.0
3 Jim Rogers 1 1897 1897 17 24 .415 -7 44 11 11 11.0
Totals 21 1897 1915 1621 1211 .572 410 2881 1 11 3.8