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List of famous baseball players from Canada, listed alphabetically with photos of the players when available. Canada has produced some very talented baseball players over the years, including pitchers, catchers, infielders and outfielders. These are some of the best Canadian baseball players to ever live, so if you're a native of Canada 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 Canada then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

With items ranging from Dan O'Connor to Andy Stewart, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

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

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

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Joey Votto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
First baseman Joseph Daniel "Joey" Votto is a Canadian professional baseball first baseman for the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball. In 2010, he won the National League MVP Award, the ...more

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Larry Walker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Right fielder, Outfielder Larry Kenneth Robert Walker is a Canadian former right fielder in Major League Baseball. From 1989 through 2005, Walker played for the Montreal Expos, Colorado Rockies, and St. Louis Cardinals. ...more

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Jason Bay is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Left fielder Jason Raymond Bay is a Canadian former professional baseball outfielder. Bay played in Major League Baseball for the San Diego Padres, Pittsburgh Pirates, Boston Red Sox, New York Mets and ...more

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Justin Morneau is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
First baseman Justin Ernest George Morneau is a Canadian professional baseball first baseman for the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball. He has previously played for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the ...more

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Éric Gagné is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Relief pitcher, Pitcher Éric Serge Gagné is a Canadian former professional baseball pitcher. Signing with the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball as a free agent in 1995, Gagné began his ...more

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Ferguson Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Starting pitcher, Pitcher Ferguson Arthur "Fergie" Jenkins, Jr., CM is a Canadian former Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher. He was a three-time All-Star and the 1971 National League Cy Young Award ...more

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Jesse Crain is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Relief pitcher, Pitcher Jesse Alan Crain is a Canadian professional baseball pitcher in the Chicago White Sox organization. He has played in Major League Baseball for the Minnesota Twins and the White Sox.

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Blake Hawksworth is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher, Pitcher Blake Edward Hawksworth is a former Major League Baseball pitcher, who played for the St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Dodgers between 2009 and 2011. He is 6' 3" and weighs 195 pounds.

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Ryan Dempster is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Starting pitcher, Pitcher Ryan Scott Dempster is a Canadian former professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball for the Florida Marlins, Cincinnati Reds, Chicago Cubs, Texas Rangers and Boston Red ...more

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Brett Lawrie is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Third baseman Brett Russell Lawrie is a Canadian professional baseball third baseman and second baseman for the Oakland Athletics of Major League Baseball. He previously played for the Toronto Blue Jays.

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Dave Davidson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Relief pitcher, Pitcher David Lawrence Davidson is a former professional baseball pitcher. Davidson was drafted by the Pirates in the 10th round of the 2002 draft. He has played in the Pirates organization ever since ...more

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Chris Reitsma is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Relief pitcher, Pitcher Christopher Michael Reitsma is a former right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball. He played seven seasons in the majors, from 2001 until 2007, with the Cincinnati Reds, Atlanta Braves, and ...more

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Russell Martin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Catcher, Third baseman Russell Nathan Jeanson Coltrane Martin, Jr. is a Canadian professional baseball catcher for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball. He has previously played for the Los Angeles Dodgers, ...more

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Ryan Braun is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Relief pitcher, Pitcher Ryan Zachary Braun is a Canadian right-handed Major League Baseball pitcher in the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim organization. He is 6'1" and weighs 215 lbs. Though he was born in Canada, ...more

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Steve Green is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Relief pitcher Steve Green is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher. He has played one game in the majors with the Anaheim Angels in 2001. His major league debut was on April 7, 2001, against the ...more

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Ernie Whitt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Catcher Leo Ernest "Ernie" Whitt is a former Major League Baseball catcher and coach. He is noted for the twelve years he spent as a player with the Toronto Blue Jays. When he left the team ...more

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Tony Kubek is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Shortstop Anthony Christopher "Tony" Kubek is an American former professional baseball player and television broadcaster. During his nine-year playing career with the New York Yankees, Kubek ...more

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Russ Ford is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Pitcher Russell William Ford was a Major League Baseball pitcher during the dead-ball era of the early 1900s.

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Matt Stairs is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder Matthew Wade Stairs is a Canadian former professional baseball outfielder, first baseman, designated hitter, and pinch hitter who holds the record for most pinch-hit home runs in Major League ...more

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Michael Saunders is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Left fielder, Center fielder Michael Edward Brett Saunders is a Canadian professional baseball center fielder for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball. He previously played for the Seattle Mariners, and was ...more

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Érik Bédard is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Starting pitcher, Pitcher Érik Joseph Bédard is a Canadian professional baseball pitcher in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization. Bédard previously pitched for the Baltimore Orioles, Seattle ...more

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Stubby Clapp is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Second baseman Richard Keith "Stubby" Clapp is a minor league baseball hitting coach and former professional baseball player. He played for 11 years, most notably within the St. Louis Cardinals ...more

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Chris Robinson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Chris Robinson Catcher Christopher J. Robinson is a Canadian former professional baseball catcher. Prior to beginning his professional career, he played college baseball at the University of Illinois at ...more

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Brooks McNiven is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Brooks McNiven Brooks McNiven is a former baseball pitcher. He last played in the San Francisco Giants organization. McNiven was drafted by the Giants in the 4th round of the 2003 Major League Baseball Draft. ...more

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Jeff Francis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Starting pitcher Jeffrey William Francis is a Canadian professional baseball pitcher in the Toronto Blue Jays organization. He has played in Major League Baseball for the Colorado Rockies, Kansas City Royals, ...more

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Emmanuel Garcia is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Emmanuel Garcia Outfielder Emmanuel Garcia is a Canadian baseball player. He has played 6 years in the minor league and has appeared for Team Canada.

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Jeff Heath is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Outfielder, Left fielder John Geoffrey "Jeff" Heath was a Canadian-born American left fielder in Major League Baseball who played most of his career for the Cleveland Indians. He was one of the American ...more

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John Axford is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Pitcher John Berton Axford, nicknamed "The Ax Man", is a Canadian professional baseball pitcher for the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball. He has played in MLB for the Milwaukee ...more

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Shawn Hill is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Starting pitcher, Pitcher Shawn Richard Hill is a Canadian pitcher who is currently a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball for the Montreal Expos/Washington Nationals, San Diego Padres and Toronto Blue ...more

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Aaron Myette is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Starting pitcher, Pitcher Aaron Kenneth Myette is a former Major League Baseball Canadian right-handed pitcher. Myette attended the University of Washington, where he played college baseball for the Huskies in 1996. He ...more

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Scott Richmond is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Starting pitcher, Pitcher Scott Daniel Richmond is a Canadian professional baseball pitcher who is a free agent. He played for the Toronto Blue Jays in parts of four seasons.

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Pete Orr is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Infielder, Second baseman Peterson Thomas "Pete" Orr is a Canadian professional baseball infielder who is with the Milwaukee Brewers organization. He has played in Major League Baseball for the Atlanta Braves, ...more

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Mark Teahen is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Right fielder, Second baseman, Third baseman Mark Thomas Teahen is an American-Canadian former professional baseball infielder who played in Major League Baseball for the Kansas City Royals, Chicago White Sox, and Toronto Blue Jays. He ...more

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Terry Puhl is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Right fielder, Outfielder, Left fielder Terry Stephen Puhl is a Canadian retired professional baseball outfielder. He played all or part of fifteen seasons in Major League Baseball, mostly with the Houston Astros. Puhl is a member of ...more

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Pete LePine is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Right fielder, Outfielder, First baseman Louis Joseph "Pete" LePine was a Major League Baseball player. A left-handed batter who also threw with his left hand, LePine had a listed height of 5'10" and a listed weight of ...more

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Nick Weglarz is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Outfielder, Left fielder Nicholas E. Weglarz is a Canadian former professional baseball outfielder. He attended Lakeshore Catholic High School in Port Colborne, Ontario. Nick was selected in the 2005 Major League ...more

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Adam Stern is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Outfielder Adam James Stern is a Canadian former Major League Baseball outfielder. Stern is the second Jewish player from Canada in major league history, following Goody Rosen. He, Kevin Youkilis, and Gabe ...more

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Simon Pond is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Right fielder, Outfielder, First baseman Simon Emilio Pond is a former Canadian first baseman, third baseman, and outfielder in Major League Baseball. He was originally selected by the Montreal Expos in the 8th round of the 1994 ...more

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Pete Ward is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Infielder, Third baseman Peter Thomas Ward is a retired professional baseball player who played 9 seasons for the Baltimore Orioles, Chicago White Sox, and New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. The son of former ...more

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Ryan Radmanovich is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Right fielder Ryan Ashley Radmanovich is a baseball right fielder. Radmanovich is a graduate of Pepperdine University. He was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 1993 amateur entry draft. Radmanovinch went ...more

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Dave McKay is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Second baseman, Third baseman David Lawrence McKay is a Canadian former Major League Baseball player and a longtime coach at the MLB level, currently the first base coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks. As an active player, he ...more

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Andy Stewart is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Catcher Andrew David Stewart is a former Major League Baseball player for the Kansas City Royals. Stewart hit a double in his first major league plate appearance in September 1997. He was part of ...more

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Bill Watkins is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Manager, Third baseman William Henry Watkins, sometimes known as "Wattie," or "Watty," was a Canadian-born baseball player, manager, executive and team owner whose career in organized baseball ...more

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Scott Thorman is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Scott Robert Thorman is a Canadian former first baseman who is currently the manager of the Burlington Royals. Thorman was drafted in the first round, 30th overall in the 2000 Major League ...more

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Matt Rogelstad is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Matt Rogelstad Matt Rogelstad is a Canadian baseball player currently playing with the Edmonton Capitals of the North American League.

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Tip O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Outfielder, Left fielder James Edward "Tip" O'Neill was a Canadian professional baseball player from approximately 1875 to 1892. He began playing organized baseball in Woodstock, Ontario, Canada, and later ...more

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Reno Bertoia is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Second baseman, Third baseman Reno Peter Bertoia was an Italian-born professional baseball player, playing infield for the Detroit Tigers, Washington Senators/Minnesota Twins and Kansas City Athletics. Born as Pietro, ...more

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Sherry Robertson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Outfielder, Second baseman, Third baseman Sherrard Alexander Robertson was a Canadian-American outfielder, second baseman and front office executive in Major League Baseball.

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Chub Collins is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
Second baseman, Shortstop Charles Augustus "Chub" Collins was a Canadian professional baseball player and politician. He played two seasons in Major League Baseball from 1884 to 1885 as a second baseman and ...more

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James Avery is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
James Avery is a Minor League Baseball player for the Rieleros de Aguascalientes in the Mexican League. He was also a competitor for Canada in baseball at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. ...more