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Famous Baseball Players from Australia

Updated June 14, 2019 9.6k views39 items

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.
  • 1

    Peter Moylan

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher
    Peter Michael Moylan (born 2 December 1978) is an Australian professional baseball relief...  more
  • 2

    Rich Thompson

    Relief pitcher
    Richard Neil Thompson (born November 1, 1958) is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher...  more
  • 3

    Jeff Williams

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher
    Jeffrey Francis Williams (born 6 June 1972) is an Australian-born former left-handed pitcher...  more
  • 4

    Liam Hendriks

    Starting pitcher
    Liam Johnson Hendriks (born 10 February 1989), nicknamed "Slydah", is an Australian...  more
  • 5

    Adrian Burnside

    Starting pitcher
    Adrian Mark Burnside (born 15 March 1977) is an Australian former baseball player born in...  more
  • 6

    Luke Hughes

    Infielder, Second baseman
    Luke Trevor Hughes (born 2 August 1984) is an Australian professional baseball infielder who...  more
  • 7
    Ian Michael Chappell (born 26 September 1943) is a former cricketer who played for South...  more
  • 8

    Gavin Fingleson

    Second baseman
    Gavin Fingleson (born 5 August 1976, in Johannesburg, South Africa) is an Australian...  more
  • 9
    Micheal Yoshihide Nakamura (マイケル中村, Maikeru Nakamura, born September 6, 1976) is a...  more
  • 10
    David Wayne Nilsson (born 14 December 1969) is an Australian retired professional baseball...  more
  • 11

    Trent Oeltjen

    Outfielder, Left fielder
    Trent Carl Wayne Oeltjen (; born 28 February 1983 in Sydney, Australia) is an Australian...  more
  • 12

    Glenn Williams

    Third baseman
    Glenn David Williams (born 18 July 1977 in Gosford, New South Wales) is a retired third...  more
  • 13

    Phil Stockman

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher
    Phillip Matthew Stockman (born 25 January 1980 in Oldham, Greater Manchester, England) is a...  more
  • 14
    Chris Andrew Oxspring (born 13 May 1977 in Ipswich, Australia) is a retired Australian pitcher...  more
  • 15

    Josh Spence

    Joshua Patrick William "Josh" Spence is an Australian professional baseball pitcher who is...  more
  • 16
    John M. Stephens (born 15 November 1979 in Sydney, Australia) is a former professional...  more
  • 17
    Graeme John Lloyd (born 9 April 1967) is an Australian-born former professional baseball...  more
  • 18
    Travis Jarred Blackley (born 4 November 1982) is an Australian professional baseball pitcher...  more
  • 19
    Norman Clifford Louis O'Neill (19 February 1937 – 3 March 2008) was a cricketer who played...  more
  • 20
    William Harold "Bill" Ponsford MBE (19 October 1900 – 6 April 1991) was an Australian...  more
  • 21

    Paul Gonzalez

    Paul Gonzalez (born April 22, 1969 in Fort Worth, Texas) is the general manager of the...  more
  • 22

    Brendan Kingman

    Brendan Kingman (born 22 May 1973) is an Australian baseball player and coach for the Sydney...  more
  • 23
    Brett Roneberg (born 5 February 1979 in Sandringham, Victoria) is an Australian former...  more
  • 24

    Rodney van Buizen

    Rodney van Buizen (born 25 September 1980) is an Australian former professional baseball...  more
  • 25

    Craig Anderson

    Craig Anderson (born 30 October 1980 in Gosford, New South Wales, Australia) is a left-handed...  more