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TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS - Wednesday, December 17, 2014


Baseball people born on this date in history. The list below is sorted by highest level reached at the top followed by the younger players at the top of each level grouping. Players who are active have their name displayed in bold.
PlayerAgePositionHiLvlPlay YearsMLB YearsBorn DateDeath DatePlace of Birth 
Donovan Solano272BMLB2005-20142012-201412/17/1987Barranquilla,Colombia 
Josh Edgin28PMLB2007-20142012-201412/17/1986Florence,South Carolina 
Fernando Abad29PMLB2007-20142010-201412/17/1985La Romana,Dominican Republic 
Stuart Pomeranz30PMLB2003-20122012-201212/17/1984Dallas,Texas 
Josh Barfield32LF-RFMLB2001-20132006-200912/17/1982Barquisimeto,Venezuela 
Juan Mateo32PMLB2003-20112006-200612/17/1982Bani,Dominican Republic 
Dale Thayer34PMLB2000-20142009-201412/17/1980Fountain Valley,California 
Dave Kelton35LF-RFMLB1998-20062003-200412/17/1979Dothan,Alabama 
Alex Cintron36SSMLB1997-20122001-200912/17/1978Humacao,Puerto Rico 
Chase Utley362BMLB1998-20142003-201412/17/1978Pasadena,California 
Edwin Almonte38PMLB1998-20092003-200312/17/1976Santiago,Dominican Republic 
Jason Dellaero38SSMLB1996-20101999-199912/17/1976Mount Kisco,New York 
Eric Eckenstahler38PMLB1996-20052002-200312/17/1976Waukegan,Illinois 
Brandon Villafuerte39PMLB1995-20112000-200412/17/1975Hilo,Hawaii 
Bret Hemphill43CMLB1992-20001999-199912/17/1971Santa Clara,California 
Mike Cather44PMLB1991-20031997-199912/17/1970San Diego,California 
Rudy Pemberton45RFMLB1988-20051995-199712/17/1969San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic 
Curtis Pride46LF-RFMLB1986-20081993-200612/17/1968Washington,DC 
Rafael Valdez47PMLB1986-20031990-199012/17/1967Nizao,Dominican Republic 
Bryan Clutterbuck55PMLB1980-19951986-198912/17/1959Detroit,Michigan 
Marvell Wynne55OFMLB1979-19901983-199012/17/1959Chicago,Illinois 
Mark Dempsey57PMLB1977-19841982-198212/17/1957Dayton,Ohio 
Bob Ojeda57PMLB1978-19941980-199412/17/1957Los Angeles,California 
Charlie Sands67CMLB1966-19751967-197512/17/1947Newport News,Virginia 
Leo Cardenas76SSMLB1956-19751960-197512/17/1938Matanza,Cuba 
Jerry Adair--2B-SSMLB1958-19701958-197012/17/19365/31/1987Sand Springs,Oklahoma 
Rollie Sheldon78PMLB1961-19661961-196612/17/1936Putnam,Connecticut 
Kent Hadley--1BMLB1958-19601958-196012/17/19343/10/2005Pocatello,Idaho 
Ray Jablonski--3BMLB1953-19601953-196012/17/192611/25/1985Chicago,Illinois 
Mike Schultz--PMLB1947-19471947-194712/17/19208/2/2004Syracuse,New York 
Johnny Kucab--PMLB1950-19521950-195212/17/19195/26/1977Olyphant,Pennsylvania 
Dale Jones--PMLB1941-19411941-194112/17/191811/8/1980Marquette,Nebraska 
Dave Smith--PMLB1938-19391938-193912/17/19144/11/1998Sellers,South Carolina 
Karl Swanson1142BMLB1928-19291928-192912/17/1900North Henderson,Illinois 
Red Lutz--CMLB1922-19221922-192212/17/18982/22/1984Cincinnati,Ohio 
Oscar Tuero--PMLB1918-19201918-192012/17/189810/21/1960Havana,Cuba 
Jim Mattox--CMLB1922-19231922-192312/17/189610/12/1973Leesville,Virginia 
Bert Yeabsley--HMLB1919-19191919-191912/17/18932/8/1961Philadelphia,Pennsylvania 
Sam Covington-1BMLB1913-19181913-191812/17/1892Henryville,Tennessee 
Jack McAdams--PMLB1911-19111911-191112/17/18865/21/1937Benton,Arkansas 
Rebel Oakes-OFMLB1909-19131909-191312/17/1886Homer,Louisiana 
Cy Falkenberg--PMLB1903-19171903-191712/17/18804/14/1961Chicago,Illinois 
Roy Patterson--PMLB1903-19071903-190712/17/18764/14/1953Stoddard,Wisconsin 
Jim McHale--OFMLB1908-19081908-190812/17/18756/17/1959Miners Mills,Pennsylvania 
Michael Morrison27PAAA2007-2013-12/17/1987Fullerton,California 
Travis Tartamella27CAAA2007-2014-12/17/1987Fontana,California 
Lee Tabor30PAAA2004-2011-12/17/1984Sumter,South Carolina 
Michael Wagner30PAAA2004-2007-12/17/1984Seattle,Washington 
Ben Copeland31RFAAA2003-2012-12/17/1983Bradford,Pennsylvania 
Phil Avlas32CAAA2002-2010-12/17/1982North Hills,California 
Matt Esquivel32OFAAA2002-2012-12/17/1982San Antonio,Texas 
Rodolfo Navarro32PAAA2002-2007-12/17/1982Ciudad Juarez,Mexico 
Larry Broadway34IFAAA2000-2009-12/17/1980Miami,Florida 
Saul Montoya34PAAA1999-2007-12/17/1980Los Mochis,Mexico 
Bryan Gaal38PAAA1996-2006-12/17/1976South Bend,Indiana 
Scott Hunter39OFAAA1994-2003-12/17/1975Philadelphia,Pennsylvania 
Jeff Huber44PAAA1989-1999-12/17/1970Omaha,Nebraska 
Vernon Spearman45OFAAA1991-2004-12/17/1969Oakland,California 
Jeff Cook49OFAAA1985-1998-12/17/1965Kansas City,Missouri 
Chris Jones51PAAA1984-1992-12/17/1963Moundsville,West Virginia 
Darrell Whitaker53PAAA1984-1989-12/17/1961Hobbs,New Mexico 
Dave Steffen56PAAA1977-1981-12/17/1958Dearborn,Michigan 
Frank Panick62PAAA1977-1977-12/17/1952Los Angeles,California 
Taylor Rogers24PAA2010-2014-12/17/1990Denver,Colorado 
Zack Cates25PAA2009-2014-12/17/1989Fort Smith,Arkansas 
Bryson Smith26OFAA2008-2014-12/17/1988Watkinsville,Georgia 
Mike Spina281BAA2007-2012-12/17/1986Newberry,Florida 
Henry Cabrera31PAA2005-2007-12/17/1983Santiago,Dominican Republic 
Christian Castorri31PAA2006-2009-12/17/1983Thomasville,Georgia 
Robert Rodriguez34CAA2002-2006-12/17/1980Miami,Florida 
Chuck Kegley35PAA1999-2003-12/17/1979Jacksonville,Florida 
Juan Aracena38PAA1996-2000-12/17/1976La Vega,Dominican Republic 
Francis Hernandez38PAA1995-1998-12/17/1976San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic 
Jon Tucker381BAA1995-1999-12/17/1976Granada Hills,California 
Ryan Topham41OFAA1995-1997-12/17/1973Portage,Michigan 
Rob Pierce44PAA1991-1995-12/17/1970Mapleton,Utah 
Javier Ocasio45SSAA1986-1991-12/17/1969Guayanilla,Puerto Rico 
Miguel Sabino47OFAA1986-1991-12/17/1967San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic 
Ricky Strickland47OFAA1989-1992-12/17/1967Mount Vernon,Illinois 
Doug Stockam48PAA1987-1990-12/17/1966Joplin,Missouri 
Sam Chavez49PAA1986-1990-12/17/1965Albuquerque,New Mexico 
Keith Silver52PAA1984-1986-12/17/1962Charleston,South Carolina 
Clark Crist57SSAA1979-1984-12/17/1957Tucson,Arizona 
Robert Randolph57PAA1979-1983-12/17/1957Chico,California 
Rashad Brown21OFA+2012-2014-12/17/1993Atlanta,Georgia 
Dan Vogelbach221BA+2011-2014-12/17/1992North Fort Myers,Florida 
Tyler Hollstegge24PA+2010-2014-12/17/1990Cincinnati,Ohio 
Tyler Rogers24PA+2012-2014-12/17/1990Littleton,Colorado 
Bobby Hansen25PA+2008-2012-12/17/1989Monument,Colorado 
Ben Tomchick25PA+2009-2013-12/17/1989Virginia Beach,Virginia 
Brian McConkey261BA+2007-2013-12/17/1988Santa Maria,California 
Matt Tomshaw26PA+2008-2014-12/17/1988Kingston,New York 
Chris Duffy271BA+2007-2013-12/17/1987New York,New York 
Sergio Morales27OFA+2007-2009-12/17/1987St. Croix,Virgin Islands 
Matt Costello28PA+2007-2013-12/17/1986West Barnstable,Massachusetts 
Nathan Newman28PA+2006-2011-12/17/1986Houston,Texas 
Jason Dominguez29PA+2005-2009-12/17/1985Lake Balboa,California 
Toddric Johnson30OFA+2006-2011-12/17/1984Jackson,Mississippi 
Ryan Shaver30PA+2005-2010-12/17/1984Fairbanks,Alaska 
Justin Arneson33OFA+2002-2007-12/17/1981Racine,Wisconsin 
Jason Girdner34PA+2004-2004-12/17/1980Tahlequah,Oklahoma 
Justin Maureau34PA+2000-2004-12/17/1980Highlands Ranch,Colorado 
Ryan Harvey35OFA+2001-2005-12/17/1979Orange,California 
James McAuley37CA+1997-2001-12/17/1977Columbus,Ohio 
Todd Meldahl37PA+1997-2001-12/17/1977Helena,Montana 
Travis Oglesby37CA+1999-2005-12/17/1977Santa Rosa,California 
Jose Taveras38OFA+1996-2000-12/17/1976Nagua,Dominican Republic 
Stan Evans44OFA+1992-2000-12/17/1970New Smyrna Beach,Florida 
Francisco Baez45PA+1989-1993-12/17/1969San Cristobal,Dominican Republic 
Jason Kummerfeldt45PA+1992-1996-12/17/1969Billings,Montana 
David Oliveras45PA+1987-1990-12/17/1969Ponce,Puerto Rico 
Mark Ringkamp46PA+1991-1992-12/17/1968Fallbrook,California 
Kevin Lofthus491BA+1987-1995-12/17/1965Henderson,Nevada 
Tom Novak50PA+1986-1988-12/17/1964Altamonte Springs,Florida 
Scott Hamilton51PA+1985-1990-12/17/1963Wichita Falls,Texas 
Mark Tortorice51PA+1985-1988-12/17/1963Hillside,Illinois 
Michio Aoyama55OFA+1984-1984-12/17/1959Shizuoka,Japan 
Rick Sundberg55CA+1981-1982-12/17/1959Burlingame,California 
Enmanuel Serra223BA2013-2014-12/17/1992San Francisco de Macoris,Dominican Republic 
Robbie Aviles23PA2011-2014-12/17/1991Suffern,New York 
Derek De Young23PA2011-2013-12/17/1991Plainfield,Illinois 
Lavon Lewis31PA2003-2007-12/17/1983Phoenix,Arizona 
Travis Westerfeld31CA2006-2006-12/17/1983Bakersfield,California 
Corey Shafer32CA2003-2006-12/17/1982Oklahoma City,Oklahoma 
Anthony Zamarripa38PA1998-1999-12/17/1976Austin,Texas 
Chad Sheffer41SSA1995-1996-12/17/1973Dothan,Alabama 
Steve Micknich43PA1991-1995-12/17/1971Elmira,New York 
Aaron Santini43SSA1992-1994-12/17/1971Tucson,Arizona 
Donny Harrel45OFA1990-1991-12/17/1969North Bend,Oregon 
Jamie Surratt45PA1992-1995-12/17/1969Lubbock,Texas 
Anthony Whitson45PA1987-1989-12/17/1969Erwin,Tennessee 
Jeff Barton48OFA1983-1990-12/17/1966Key West,Florida 
Jim Vlcek48PA1993-1993-12/17/1966Palos Hills,Illinois 
Dave Hartnett51PA1983-1987-12/17/1963Coral Gables,Florida 
Fernando Perez21PA-2012-2014-12/17/1993Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic 
Noel De La Cruz23PA-2013-2014-12/17/1991Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic 
Yeico Aponte26RF-LFA-2009-2011-12/17/1988San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic 
Jeremy Heatley27PA-2009-2010-12/17/1987Breckenridge,Texas 
Amado Rosario27PA-2008-2008-12/17/1987Monte Cristi,Dominican Republic 
Adam Sorgi30SSA-2004-2007-12/17/1984Boston,Massachusetts 
Arismendy Encarnacion35OFA-1999-2000-12/17/1979Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic 
Jjallil Sandoval35IFA-1998-2007-12/17/1979East Los Angeles,California 
Robert Pepen36PA-1999-2000-12/17/1978Bani,Dominican Republic 
Jamie Hammond39SSA-1998-1998-12/17/1975Salisbury,Maryland 
Kyle Evans411BA-1993-1995-12/17/1973Burbank,California 
Alan Ford46PA-1991-1991-12/17/1968- 
Ben Pardo49PA-1989-1989-12/17/1965Havana,Cuba 
Armando Montero52CA-1985-1985-12/17/1962Utaudo,Puerto Rico 
Danny Huffstickler--3BA-1979-1979-12/17/19572/12/2013Shreveport,Louisiana 
Ryan Kresky25IFInd2009-2013-12/17/1989Freehold,New Jersey 
Stefan Comeaux26PInd2009-2012-12/17/1988Lafayette,Louisiana 
Jon Durket28PInd2007-2011-12/17/1986El Dorado Hills,California 
Keenan Long28CInd2006-2011-12/17/1986Chicago,Illinois 
Jowen-James Murray-Thornton28CInd2007-2011-12/17/1986Honolulu,Hawaii 
Timothy Schalch29IFInd2007-2010-12/17/1985Tallahassee,Florida 
Jeff Rodriguez30PInd2007-2007-12/17/1984Gulf Breeze,Florida 
Luke O'Loughlin31PInd2003-2009-12/17/1983Chicago,Illinois 
Evan Sobel32IFInd2002-2007-12/17/1982Santa Monica,California 
Daniel Sneeringer39PInd1997-1997-12/17/1975- 
Joe Pound41DHInd1997-1997-12/17/1973- 
Tony Kunka43PInd1996-1999-12/17/1971Moorhead,Minnesota 
Joey Vreonis43PInd1997-1998-12/17/1971Pittsburg,California 
Darwinzon Hernandez18PRK2014-2014-12/17/1996Ciudad Bolivar,Venezuela 
Delfo Terrero18PRK2014-2014-12/17/1996Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic 
Miguel Patino19DHRK2013-2013-12/17/1995Puerto La Cruz,Venezuela 
Melvi Salazar20PRk2013-2014-12/17/1994Carupano,Venezuela 
Roger Velez20PRK2013-2013-12/17/1994Barranquilla,Colombia 
Raymond Hunnicutt21OFRk2012-2013-12/17/1993St. Charles,Illinois 
Francisco Sanchez21SSRk2013-2013-12/17/1993Bani,Dominican Republic 
Miguel Gomez22CRK2013-2013-12/17/1992Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic 
Jose Gonzalez22PRk2013-2013-12/17/1992Puerto Plata,Dominican Republic 
Lee Casas23PRk2011-2014-12/17/1991Ladera Ranch,California 
Bryan Escanio23PRK2011-2011-12/17/1991Canovanas,Puerto Rico 
Aresante Espino23PRK2013-2013-12/17/1991San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic 
San Lazaro Solano24PRK2013-2013-12/17/1990San Cristobal,Dominican Republic 
Trey Delk29PRK2006-2010-12/17/1985Elgin,South Carolina 
Chris Hardin291BRK2008-2008-12/17/1985Bethany,Oklahoma 
Jake Marsello32PRK2003-2004-12/17/1982Lynn,Massachusetts 
Manuel Duenas352BRK1998-2000-12/17/1979Ciudad Obregon,Mexico 
Rhett Riviere35PRK1999-2000-12/17/1979Austin,Texas 
Felipe Roman36OFRK1995-1996-12/17/1978Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico 
Lance Haver38CRK1999-1999-12/17/1976Silverton,Oregon 
Judd Van Winkle39PRK1996-1996-12/17/1975Spartanburg,South Carolina 
Tony Garcia42CRK1992-1992-12/17/1972Chula Vista,California 
J.T. Messick42SSRK1994-1995-12/17/1972Tulsa,Oklahoma 
Jorge Ruiz43PRK1989-1991-12/17/1971Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico 
Angel Diaz46OFRK1988-1989-12/17/1968Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic 
Charlie Smith52OFRK1980-1980-12/17/1962St. Petersburg,Florida 
Jose Garcia55SS-2BRK1980-1980-12/17/1959Havana,Cuba 
Zach Flowers20PNCAA2014-2014-12/17/1994Middletown,Delaware 
Alex Krupa20CFNCAA2013-2013-12/17/1994Greenwood,Indiana 
Cameron White20PNCAA2014-2014-12/17/1994Winter Springs,Florida 
Nick Weybright21IFNCAA2013-2014-12/17/1993Indianapolis,Indiana 
Hayden Hendry22OFNCAA2012-2012-12/17/1992Clover,South Carolina 
Connor Lynch22CNCAA2012-2013-12/17/1992Syracuse,New York 
Reed Seeley22IFNCAA2012-2014-12/17/1992Baytown,Texas 
Reed Gordy23IFNCAA2013-2014-12/17/1991Kemah,Texas 
Jeremy Massie23PNCAA2011-2014-12/17/1991Sardis,Mississippi 
Casey Mulholland23P-OFNCAA2012-2014-12/17/1991Bradenton,Florida 
Kyle Neely23PNCAA2012-2014-12/17/1991Lake Charles,Louisiana 
Hunter Stiles23CNCAA2011-2012-12/17/1991Athens,Georgia 
Connor Delepine24IFNCAA2010-2013-12/17/1990Middletown,New Jersey 
Taylor Dimmerling24P-IFNCAA2010-2013-12/17/1990Perrysburg,Ohio 
Zac Fujimoto24OF-IFNCAA2011-2013-12/17/1990Aiea,Hawaii 
Kenny Sharpe24PNCAA2010-2012-12/17/1990Atlanta,Georgia 
Andy Williams24PNCAA2011-2013-12/17/1990Franklin,Tennessee 
Jake Winstead24IF-OFNCAA2010-2010-12/17/1990Bunn,North Carolina 
Greg Miller25PNCAA2010-2013-12/17/1989Bristol,Connecticut 
Otto Roberts25PNCAA2009-2013-12/17/1989Belleville,Illinois 
Willie Beard26PNCAA2009-2012-12/17/1988Spotswood,New Jersey 
Matt Brewer26CNCAA2008-2011-12/17/1988Monteagle,Tennessee 
Brandon Price26PNCAA2008-2011-12/17/1988Goldsboro,North Carolina 
Chance Deason27PNCAA2007-2010-12/17/1987Piedmont,Oklahoma 
Joey Ford27IF-OFNCAA2009-2011-12/17/1987Bossier City,Louisiana 
Cody Madison27CFNCAA2009-2010-12/17/1987Moreno Valley,California 
Ryan McCrory271BNCAA2007-2008-12/17/1987Mobile,Alabama 
Cody Pace27OFNCAA2007-2010-12/17/1987Jonesboro,Arkansas 
Troy Bubley28IFNCAA2008-2009-12/17/1986Fort Myers,Florida 
Mike Germain281BNCAA2007-2008-12/17/1986Merrifield,Minnesota 
David Woods28CNCAA2007-2007-12/17/1986Baton Rouge,Louisiana 
Jeff Hatcher29PNCAA2005-2008-12/17/1985Eden,North Carolina 
Ryan Horton29PNCAA2006-2009-12/17/1985Orlando,Florida 
Derrick McCain29OFNCAA2004-2007-12/17/1985Atlanta,Georgia 
Kyle Terza29PNCAA2006-2007-12/17/1985Tampa,Florida 
Brett Bruneel31PNCAA2006-2007-12/17/1983Stockton,California 
Matt Gaylord31PNCAA2003-2006-12/17/1983Napa,California 
Matt Kasser31PNCAA2003-2006-12/17/1983Yakima,Washington 
Jay Kelty31PNCAA2004-2005-12/17/1983River Forest,Illinois 
Matt Callahan32SS-3BNCAA2003-2006-12/17/1982Cornwall,New York 
Daniel Carter32PNCAA2004-2004-12/17/1982Pace,Florida 
Aaron Otto32C-1BNCAA2003-2006-12/17/1982Lockport,New York 
Brett Williams32PNCAA2003-2003-12/17/1982Wilson,North Carolina 
Rory Coppinger33PNCAA2003-2004-12/17/1981White Rock,British Columbia 
John Voita33CNCAA2002-2005-12/17/1981Van Nuys,California 
Brian White33OFNCAA2002-2005-12/17/1981Frankfort,Ohio 
Scott Lemone34IF-PNCAA2000-2003-12/17/1980Benicia,California 
Jim Miksis34PNCAA2003-2004-12/17/1980Tuscaloosa,Alabama 
Josh Mosser34IFNCAA2002-2002-12/17/1980Mandan,North Dakota 
Jerome Godsey36OFNCAA2000-2001-12/17/1978Santa Rosa,California 
Ernie Bascuas37PNCAA2000-2000-12/17/1977Miami,Florida 


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