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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.

1
Joey Votto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Canada
First baseman
Joseph Daniel Votto (born September 10, 1983) is a Canadian professional baseball first baseman for the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut with the Reds in ...more

2
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

3
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

4
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

5
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

6
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.

8
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

10
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

14
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

15
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

18
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

21
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