Baseball Famous Baseball Players from Australia

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List of famous baseball players from Australia, listed alphabetically with photos of the players when available. Australia has produced some very talented baseball players over the years, including pitchers, catchers, infielders and outfielders. These are some of the best Australian baseball players to ever live, so if you're a native of Australia and are aspiring to play ball professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular baseball player from Australia then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

This list contains items like Matthew Kent and Wayne Ough.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Australian baseball players?" and "Which baseball players are from Australia?"

You can click on the names of these legendary baseball players of Australia in order to get more information about each one. If you play baseball or just love the sport then use this list of talented Australian baseball players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.

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Peter Moylan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Relief pitcher, Pitcher Peter Michael Moylan is an American-based Australian professional baseball relief pitcher who plays for the Atlanta Braves. Moylan features a mid ninety mile per hour fastball and throws

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Rich Thompson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Relief pitcher Richard Neil Thompson is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher who played for the Cleveland Indians and the Montreal Expos. In his career, he made 77 appearances and went 3-10 with a

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Jeff Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Relief pitcher, Pitcher Jeffrey Francis Williams was an Australian-born, left-handed pitcher who played for the Hanshin Tigers baseball team. He was a specialist set-up pitcher, or closer.

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Liam Hendriks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Starting pitcher Liam Johnson Hendriks is an Australian professional baseball pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball. He has previously played for the Minnesota Twins and Kansas City Royals.

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Adrian Burnside is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Starting pitcher Adrian Mark Burnside is Australian former baseball player born in Alice Springs. In 2004, he was part of the Australian Olympic baseball team, who achieved a silver medal in the baseball ...more

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Luke Hughes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Infielder, Second baseman, Third baseman Luke Trevor Hughes is an Australian professional baseball infielder. He played in Major League Baseball for the Minnesota Twins and Oakland Athletics and also played in international competition ...more

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Ian Chappell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Ian Michael Chappell is a former cricketer who played for South Australia and Australia. He captained Australia between 1971 and 1975 before taking a central role in the breakaway World Series ...more

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Gavin Fingleson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Second baseman Gavin Fingleson is an Australian switch hitting former professional baseball player. Primarily a second baseman, he has also played designated hitter, third base and first base.

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Micheal Nakamura is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Pitcher Micheal Yoshihide Nakamura is a former professional baseball pitcher. He has played in Major League Baseball and Nippon Professional Baseball. He was educated at The Knox School and Wesley ...more

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Dave Nilsson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Catcher David Wayne Nilsson is an Australian retired professional baseball player who played as catcher for Major League Baseball's Milwaukee Brewers from 1992 to 1999. He was an All-Star in 1999, ...more

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Trent Oeltjen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Outfielder, Left fielder Trent Carl Wayne Oeltjen is a formerMajor League Baseball outfielder. He played for the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2009 and the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2010 and 2011. He is 6'1" tall and weighs ...more

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Glenn Williams is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Third baseman Glenn David Williams is a retired third baseman from Australia, who played in the Minnesota Twins organization. He played in Major League Baseball for the Twins during the 2005 season. He was a ...more

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Phil Stockman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Relief pitcher, Pitcher Phillip Matthew Stockman is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball.

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Chris Oxspring is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Pitcher Chris Andrew Oxspring is an Australian right-handed pitcher currently playing for the KT Wiz of the Korean Baseball Organization. Oxspring joined the Hanshin Tigers in Japan the for the 2006 ...more

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Josh Spence is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Josh Spence Pitcher Joshua Patrick William "Josh" Spence is an Australian professional baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent. Previously, he pitched for the San Diego Padres.

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John Stephens is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Pitcher John M. Stephens is a former professional baseball player. He pitched part of the 2002 season for the Baltimore Orioles. He last pitched in 2006 for the Reading Phillies. He also pitched for ...more

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Graeme Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Pitcher Graeme John Lloyd is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who had a ten-year career from 1993 to 2003.

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Travis Blackley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Pitcher Travis Jarrod Blackley is an Australian professional baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent . Previously, he has pitched for the Kia Tigers of the Korean Baseball Organization and for ...more

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Norm O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Norman Clifford Louis O'Neill OAM was a cricketer who played for New South Wales and Australia. A right-handed batsman known for his back foot strokeplay, O'Neill made his state debut aged 18, ...more

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Bill Ponsford is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
William Harold "Bill" Ponsford MBE was an Australian cricketer. Usually playing as an opening batsman, he formed a successful and long-lived partnership opening the batting for ...more

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Paul Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Paul Gonzalez Paul Gonzalez is the general manager of the Brisbane Bandits and former Australian third baseman. During his playing career he played professional baseball in the United States, Japan, Italy and ...more

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Brendan Kingman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Brendan Kingman Brendan Kingman is an Australian baseball player.

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Brett Roneberg is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
. Brett Roneberg is an Australian baseball player. He spent 11 seasons playing minor league baseball, most recently in 2007 was with the Pittsburgh Pirates organisation, playing for their ...more

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Rodney van Buizen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Rodney van Buizen Rodney van Buizen is an Australian baseballer from Dutch descent. In 2004, he was part of the Australian Olympic baseball team, who achieved a silver medal in the baseball tournament at the ...more

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Craig Anderson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Craig Anderson Craig Anderson is a left-handed minor league pitcher who is currently a starting pitcher with the Sydney Blue Sox. Anderson first signed with the Seattle Mariners in 1999. He played in the ...more

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Andrew Utting is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Andrew Utting Andrew Utting is an Australian baseball player. In 2004, he was part of the Australian Olympic baseball team that won a silver medal in the baseball tournament at the Athens Olympics. He studied ...more

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Joshua Hill is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Joshua Hill Pitcher Joshua James Hill is an Australian professional baseball player. He is currently a pitcher in the Pittsburgh Pirates organisation.

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Tom Brice is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Tom Brice Thomas Robert Brice in Woodville, South Australia is an Australian baseballer. A left-handed power hitter, he was drafted to the Chicago White Sox in the 2002 Major League Baseball Draft in the ...more

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Matthew Kent is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Matthew Kent Matthew Kent is an Australian baseball player. Kent signed with the Seattle Mariners in 1997 at the age of 16 as a catcher and from 1998–1999 he played for the AZL Mariners in the Arizona ...more

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Nick Kimpton is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Nick Kimpton Nick Kimpton is an Australian baseballer. In 2004, he was part of the Australian Olympic baseball team who achieved a Silver Medal in the baseball tournament at the Athens Olympics. He signed ...more

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Michael Collins is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Michael Collins Michael John Collins is an Australian baseball player with the San Diego Padres organisation. He plays first base as well as catcher. As coach of the Canberra Cavalry, in 2012–13 he took the ...more

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Neil Harvey is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Robert Neil Harvey MBE is a former Australian cricketer who represented the Australian cricket team between 1948 and 1963, playing in 79 Test matches. He was the vice-captain of the team from ...more

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Matthew Gahan is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Matthew Gahan Pitcher Matthew Gahan in Lismore, New South Wales is an Australian baseball player who is currently a free agent and plays for the Australian national team. Matty was signed in 2000 by the New York Mets ...more

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Nathan Crawford is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Nathan Crawford Nathan Robert Lawrence Crawford born 5 November 1986 in Brisbane, Queensland is an Australian baseball player who played for the Laredo Broncos in the United League. He was originally signed as ...more

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Craig Lewis is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Craig Lewis Craig Lewis is a pro baseball player that has spent time in the Yankees and Expos organizations.

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Brett Tamburrino is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Brett Tamburrino Brett Tamburrino is an Australian baseballer with the Melbourne Aces. In 2004, he was part of the Australian Olympic baseball team, who achieved a Silver Medal in the baseball tournament at the ...more

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Wayne Ough is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Wayne Ough Wayne Ough is an Australian baseball pitcher. In 2004, he was part of the Australian Olympic baseball team, who achieved a Silver Medal in the baseball tournament at the Athens Olympics. He ...more

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Ben Risinger is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Ben Risinger Benjamin Risinger, is an Australian professional baseball player.

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Ben Wigmore is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Australia
Ben Wigmore Ben Wigmore is an Australian baseball player. He played for the Kensington Cardinals. In 2004, he was part of the Australian Olympic baseball team, and achieved a Silver Medal in the baseball ...more