Baseball Famous Baseball Players from Germany

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

List features items like Heinie Groh, Lou Gehrig and more!

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

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

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Cal Ripken, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Germany
Shortstop, Third baseman Calvin Edwin "Cal" Ripken, Jr., nicknamed "The Iron Man", is an American former baseball shortstop and third baseman who played 21 seasons in Major League Baseball for the ...more

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Lou Gehrig is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Germany
First baseman Henry Louis "Lou" or "Buster" Gehrig was an American professional baseball first baseman who played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees from 1923 to ...more

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Honus Wagner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Germany
Shortstop Johannes Peter "Honus" Wagner was an American baseball shortstop who played 21 seasons in Major League Baseball from 1897 to 1917, almost entirely for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Wagner ...more

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Orel Hershiser is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Germany
Pitcher Orel Leonard Hershiser IV is an American former baseball pitcher who played 18 seasons in Major League Baseball from 1983 to 2000. He later became a broadcast color analyst and a professional ...more

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Heinie Groh is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Germany
Third baseman Henry Knight "Heinie" Groh was an American third baseman in Major League Baseball who spent nearly his entire career with the Cincinnati Reds and New York Giants. He was the National ...more

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Nick Markakis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Germany
Right fielder Nicholas William "Nick" Markakis; born November 17, 1983 is an American professional baseball outfielder for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball. He previously played for the ...more

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Will Ohman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Germany
Relief pitcher, Pitcher William McDaniel Ohman is a German–born former American professional baseball pitcher. In his career, he has played for the Chicago Cubs, Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Dodgers, Baltimore Orioles, ...more

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Craig Lefferts is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Germany
Relief pitcher, Pitcher Craig Lindsay Lefferts is a former relief pitcher for the Chicago Cubs, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants, Baltimore Orioles, Texas Rangers and California Angels between 1983 and 1994. He ...more

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Jeff Baker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Germany
First baseman, Second baseman, Third baseman Jeffrey "Jeff" Glen Baker is an American professional baseball player for the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball. He bats and throws right-handed. He has played in Major League ...more

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Billy Rhiel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Germany
Second baseman, Third baseman William Joseph Rhiel was a second and third baseman in Major League Baseball who played four seasons with the Brooklyn Robins, Boston Braves, and Detroit Tigers in the late 1920s and early

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Mike Blowers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Germany
First baseman, Third baseman Michael Roy Blowers is a former Major League Baseball player, a third baseman and first baseman for the New York Yankees, Seattle Mariners, Los Angeles Dodgers, and Oakland Athletics.

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Heinz Becker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Germany
First baseman Heinz Reinhard Becker was a Major League Baseball first baseman who played for the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians. Born in Berlin, Germany, he was one of only 27 German-born players in MLB ...more

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Fritz Ostermueller is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Germany
Pitcher Frederick Raymond "Fritz" Ostermueller was a pitcher in major league baseball from 1934 to 1948 for the Boston Red Sox, Brooklyn Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates, and St. Louis Browns.

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Jack Scheible is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Germany
Jack Scheible Pitcher John G. Scheible pitched for two different teams over two seasons. He made his debut in 1893 with the Cleveland Spiders and played for the Philadelphia Phillies the following year. He was born ...more