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With 70 biographies, Baseball Players are the 70th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Table Tennis Players, Artists, and Dancers.

Pantheon has 74 people classified as baseball players born between 1867 and 1992. Of these 74, 52 (70.27%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living baseball players include Sadaharu Oh, Hank Aaron, and Ichiro Suzuki. The most famous deceased baseball players include Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, and Jackie Robinson. As of October 2020, 18 new baseball players have been added to Pantheon including Bob Gibson, Hank Greenberg, and Greg Maddux.

Living Baseball Players

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Deceased Baseball Players

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Newly Added Baseball Players (2020)

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Most baseball players were born in United States (55), Dominican Republic (7), and Japan (5). By city, the most common birth places were Santo Domingo (4), San Diego (3), and Mobile, Alabama (2).The most common death places of baseball players were United States (20) and Puerto Rico (1). By city, these were Chicago (2), New York City (1), and Hollywood, Florida (1).

The earliest biographies classified as baseball players in Pantheon are Walter Johnson, Ty Cobb, and Cy Young.  The concentration of baseball players was largest during the Television Era, which lasted from 1950 to 1989. Some birth or death locations for earlier baseball players are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Baseball Players were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 20 most globally memorable Baseball Players since 1700.

Baseball Players are found within the Sports domain which also includes Soccer Players, Athletes, Basketball Players, Cyclists, and Tennis Players.