Alabama-Players-MLB the boys of the South must have hit their stride here in the Heart Of Dixie for many of the Alabama native sons fitted themselves in glory playing well in all classes of Semi-Pro,Minor League and Major League Baseball (MLB).
The boys and men playing baseball and hailing from the Yellowhammer State have done us proud.
Here right off the top of my head in remembering some of the great Alabama baseball players is the start of the Baseball In Alabama-Players-MLB listing:
The 2005 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia as edited by Pete Palmer and Gary Gillette has been used as a reference to verify and find our Alabama-Players-MLB.
An alphabetical listing of Alabama-Players-MLB and native Sons who have represented Alabma and the Heart Of Dixie playing Major League Baseball. This listing has been compiled for your enjoyment.
Please excuse for an Alabama-Players-MLB name which might be missing as an honest oversight.
Any player not listed if you will please hit my contact us page give the data then you can bet your one-eyed Mule it will be added post haste.
Updated December 2008 utilizing the Baseball Almanac type in Alabama-Players-MLB into the search block to find the Baseball Almanac.
The current roster of Alabama-Players-MLB reflects a grand total of (275). This aggregate grand total figure includes (108) which are now deceased.
The earliest year an Alabama-Players-MLB (native born Alabama) played professionally in the Majors was the 1889 season.
Charlie Duffee holds the honor of being the first native Son of Alabama-Players-MLB to play Major League Baseball.
Charles Edward "Home Run" Duffee was born January 27,1866 in Mobile,Alabama and played his first season of MLB in 1889. Charlie played 1889-1893 with a career batting average of .267 playing in 508 games with 518 hits, 67 doubles, 33 triples, and 35 home runs.
Alabama-Players-MLB have represented their native State of Alabama and the Yellowhammer State proudly by claiming the title as twelve (12) Hall Of Fame honorees.
This is the ABC's of Alabama-Players-MLB.
Born during an era where shortstops were expected to be defenders first and foremost, Ozzie Smith redefined what was possible at one of baseball’s most demanding positions. For baseball fans, it was a Dec. 26 present they had no desire to return. Fifty-eight years ago this week, on Dec. 26, 1954, Ozzie Smith arrived in the world in Mobile, Ala. When Smith was six, his family moved to Los Angeles – and in the year-round sunshine he showed the dexterity that made him a multi-sport star. Baseball, however, had always been Smith’s favorite.
"The State Of Alabama and Heart Of Dixie Must Really Be Proud Of These Players And Especially The All-Stars and Hall Of Fame Boys And Remember Nothing Beats A Winner."
We need more Alabama-Players-MLB carrying our baseball legacy banners in the Major Leagues.
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