Occupation

BASEBALL PLAYERS

With 36 biographies, Baseball Players are the 80th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Pilots, Mountaineers, and Game Designers.

Pantheon has 49 people classified as baseball players born between 1886 and 1991. Of these 49, 34 (69.39%) 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 Joe DiMaggio, Babe Ruth, and Jackie Robinson.

Living Baseball Players

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Deceased Baseball Players

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Most baseball players were born in United States (30), Dominican Republic (6), and Japan (5). By city, the most common birth places were Santo Domingo (4), New York City (2), and San Diego (2).The most common death places of baseball players were United States (14). By city, these were Chicago (2), Hollywood, Florida (1), and Manhattan (1).

The earliest biographies classified as baseball players in Pantheon are Babe Ruth, Walter Johnson, and Ty Cobb.  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 13 most globally memorable Baseball Players since 1700.

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