Baseball Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands

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

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

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

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Bert Blyleven is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Bert Blyleven Starting pitcher, Pitcher Bert Blyleven is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1970 to 1992, and was best known for his curveball. Blyleven was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2011. He is ...more

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Andruw Jones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Andruw Jones Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder Andruw Rudolf Jones is a Curaçaoan baseball outfielder who is a currently a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball for the Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Dodgers, Texas Rangers, ...more

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Shairon Martis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Shairon Martis Relief pitcher, Pitcher Shairon B. Martis is a Dutch-Curaçaoan professional baseball pitcher for the Uni-President 7-Eleven Lions of the Chinese Professional Baseball League. He has previously pitched for the ...more

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Sidney Ponson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Sidney Ponson Starting pitcher, Pitcher Sidney Alton Ponson is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. As a player, Ponson stood at 6'1" tall and weighed 260 pounds. He threw right-handed. When he made his major league debut for ...more

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Didi Gregorius is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Didi Gregorius Shortstop Mariekson Julius Gregorius, OON, commonly known as Didi Gregorius, is a Dutch professional baseball shortstop for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. He previously played in MLB for ...more

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Rick VandenHurk is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Rick VandenHurk Starting pitcher, Pitcher Henricus "Rick" Nicolas VandenHurk is a Dutch professional baseball pitcher for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks of Nippon Professional Baseball. He is a member of the Netherlands national

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Hensley Meulens is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Hensley Meulens Designated hitter, Outfielder, Hitting Coach Hensley Filemon Acasio "Bam Bam" Meulens is a retired Curaçaoan professional baseball player and current hitting coach for the San Francisco Giants. A native of Curaçao, ...more

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Wladimir Balentien is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Wladimir Balentien Outfielder Wladimir Ramon Balentien is a Curaçaoan-Dutch professional baseball outfielder with the Tokyo Yakult Swallows of Nippon Professional Baseball. He previously played in Major League ...more

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Erik Mourits is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Erik Mourits Left fielder, Second baseman

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Ralph Milliard is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Ralph Milliard Second baseman Ralph Gregory Milliard is a former Dutch baseball player and current baseball coach. Milliard represented the Netherlands at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney where he and his team became ...more

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Robert Eenhoorn is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Robert Eenhoorn Second baseman, Shortstop Robert Franciscus Eenhoorn OON is a retired Dutch professional baseball player and manager. He played four seasons of Major League Baseball as a utility infielder for the New York Yankees and ...more

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Rikkert Faneyte is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Rikkert Faneyte Outfielder, Center fielder Rikkert Faneyte was a Major League Baseball player from 1993 to 1996 for the San Francisco Giants and Texas Rangers. He was an outfielder. He was a member of the Dutch National Team which ...more

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Yurendell DeCaster is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Yurendell DeCaster Third baseman Yurendell Eithel DeCaster is a former professional baseball third baseman. He played part of one season in Major League Baseball with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Jair Jurrjens is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Jair Jurrjens Starting pitcher, Pitcher Jair Francoise Jurrjens is a Curaçaoan professional baseball pitcher in the Colorado Rockies organization. He has previously played for the Detroit Tigers, Atlanta Braves, Baltimore ...more

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Greg Halman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Greg Halman Outfielder, Center fielder Gregory Anthony "Greg" Halman was a Dutch professional baseball outfielder. He played with the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball during the 2010 and 2011 seasons. He also ...more

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John Houseman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
John Houseman Second baseman John Franklin Houseman was a Major League Baseball player. He played in 1894 for the Chicago Colts, and in 1897 for the St. Louis Browns, primarily as a second baseman. Houseman was the first ...more

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Sharnol Adriana is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Sharnol Adriana Sharnol Leonard Adriana is an Antillean-Dutch baseball player.

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Chicho Jesurun is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Chicho Jesurun Arthur Benjamin Jesurun was a Netherlands-Antillian baseball player and coach who reached worldwide fame. During his playing career he played for several teams. He started in Curaçao with ...more

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David Bergman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
David Bergman Pitcher David Franciscus Johan Bergman is a Dutch baseball player who currently plays for Kinheim of the Honkbal Hoofdklasse baseball league. Bergman started his career at Haarlem based Nicols and later ...more

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Rob Cordemans is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Rob Cordemans Rob "Robbie" Cordemans is a Dutch baseball player. He bats and throws righthanded. Cordemans is best known for representing the Dutch national team at the Olympics and other ...more

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Gene Kingsale is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Gene Kingsale Outfielder Eugene Humphrey "Gene" Kingsale is a former Major League Baseball player with the Baltimore Orioles, Seattle Mariners, San Diego Padres, and Detroit Tigers from 1996 until 2003. At ...more

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Sidney de Jong is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Sidney de Jong Sidney de Jong is a Dutch baseball player. De Jong represented the Netherlands at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens where he and his team finished sixth. He also represented the Dutch at the ...more

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Patrick Beljaards is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Patrick Beljaards Patrick Beljaards is a Dutch baseball player. Beljaards represented the Netherlands at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney where he and his team became fifth. Four years later at the 2004 Summer ...more

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Pim Walsma is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Pim Walsma Pim Walsma is a Dutch baseball player who currently plays for the Amsterdam Pirates and the Dutch national team. He attended Lower Columbia College in the United States. During his sophomore ...more

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Tjerk Smeets is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Tjerk Smeets Tjerk Smeets is a Dutch baseball player who currently plays for Kinheim and the Dutch national team. He is the son of Dutch radio and television personality, writer, and columnist Mart Smeets. ...more

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J. C. Sulbaran is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
J. C. Sulbaran Juan Carlos Sulbaran is a Dutch baseball player who currently plays in the Kansas City Royals organization and the Dutch national team. He throws a changeup, curveball and fastball. Sulbaran was ...more

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Tom Stuifbergen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Tom Stuifbergen Pitcher Tom Stuifbergen is a right-handed pitcher who is a free agent. His repertoire includes a fastball that ranges from high 80s to low 90s, a changeup and a curveball. He is 6'4" and 240 lbs. ...more

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Sharlon Schoop is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Sharlon Schoop Third baseman Sharlon Romans Emederio Schoop in is a Dutch baseball player who is currently a member of the Baltimore Orioles organization. Schoop was signed by the San Francisco Giants as an undrafted free ...more

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Raily Legito is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Raily Legito Raylinos Joaquin 'Reily' Legito is a Dutch baseball player. Legito, a right-handed infielder, represented the Netherlands at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney where he and his team became ...more

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Roel Koolen is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Roel Koolen Roel Koolen is a Dutch baseball player who currently plays for Kinheim and the Dutch national team. Koolen made his Hoofdklasse debut at the Twins Sporting Club in 1998. He played for the Dutch ...more

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Bryan Engelhardt is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Bryan Engelhardt Outfielder Bryan Engelhardt is a Dutch baseball player who currently plays for Kinheim and the Dutch national team. Engelhardt was selected by coach Robert Eenhoorn in the team that represents the ...more

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Michael Duursma is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Michael Duursma Michael Steven Duursma is a Dutch professional baseball player who currently plays for Pioniers and the Dutch national team. He is the brother of Mark Duursma and was one of the few Dutch ...more

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Danny Rombley is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Danny Rombley Danny Rombley is a Dutch baseball player who currently plays for Kinheim and the Dutch national team. He also played six years in the US minor leagues. Rombley was selected by coach Robert ...more

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Calvin Maduro is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Calvin Maduro Pitcher Calvin Gregory Maduro is a retired professional baseball player. He played 5 years in Major League Baseball between 1996 and 2002. He is currently a scout for the Baltimore Orioles.

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Percy Isenia is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Percy Isenia Percy Isenia is a Dutch baseball player who plays for SV ADO and the Dutch national team. Isenia batted .304/.385/.478 in the 1999 World Port Tournament to help the Netherlands to the title. He ...more

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Jeroen Sluijter is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Jeroen Sluijter Jeroen Sluijter is a Dutch baseball player who currently plays for Neptunus and the Dutch national team. Sluijter debuted in the Hoofdklasse in 1993 with the Twins Sport Club. In 1996, he moved ...more

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Ivanon Coffie is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Ivanon Coffie Ivanon Angelino Coffie is a Dutch baseball player. He made his major league debut in 2000 with the Baltimore Orioles. He appeared in 23 games. Coffie represented the Netherlands at the 2004 ...more

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Johnny Balentina is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Johnny Balentina Randolph Benito Balentina is a Dutch baseball player, who competed in three consecutive Summer Olympics for the Netherlands, starting in 1996. Twice he finished in sixth place, once in fifth

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Martijn Meeuwis is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Martijn Meeuwis Martijn Meeuwis is a Dutch baseball player who currently plays for Neptunus and the Dutch national team. Meeuwis debuted with the Twins Sport Club in 1999 as a teenager but did not return to the ...more

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Diego Markwell is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Diego Markwell Diegomar Raymundo "Diego" Markwell is a Dutch baseball player. Markwell represented the Netherlands at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, where he and his team finished sixth. ...more

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Alexander Smit is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Alexander Smit Alexander Roelof Smit is a Dutch baseball player, who has played with the Netherlands national baseball team. Smit signed originally with the Minnesota Twins as a non-drafted free agent on July ...more

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Chairon Isenia is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Chairon Isenia Chairon Ramon Isenia is a Dutch baseball player. Isenia represented the Netherlands at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney where he and his team became fifth. Four years later at the 2004 Summer ...more

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Dirk van 't Klooster is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Dirk van 't Klooster Dirk Gijsbertus van 't Klooster is a Dutch baseball player. Van 't Klooster represented the Netherlands at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney where he and his team became fifth. Four years later ...more

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Ferenc Jongejan is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Ferenc Jongejan Ferenc Peter Jongejan is a Dutch baseball player. Jongejan represented the Netherlands at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney where he and his team became fifth. Four years later at the 2004 ...more

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Maikel Benner is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Maikel Benner Maikel Benner is a Dutch baseball player. Benner represented the Netherlands at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens where he and his team became sixth.

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Patrick de Lange is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Patrick de Lange Patrick de Lange is a Dutch baseball player. De Lange represented the Netherlands at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney where he and his team became fifth. Four years later at the 2004 Summer ...more

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Michiel van Kampen is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Michiel van Kampen Michiel van Kampen is a Dutch baseball player who currently plays for Kinheim and the Dutch national team. He has been a star relief pitcher in the Hoofdklasse who once set the appearances ...more

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Evert-Jan 't Hoen is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Evert-Jan 't Hoen Evert-Jan Axel Charles 't Hoen is a Dutch baseball player. 't Hoen represented the Netherlands at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, in which the Dutch finished sixth. He also participated in ...more

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Harvey Monte is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Harvey Monte Harvey David Simeon Perigeault Monte is a Dutch baseball player. Monte represented the Netherlands at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens where he and his team became sixth.

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Dave Draijer is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands
Dave Draijer Dorotheus Wilhelmus "Dave" Draijer is a Dutch baseball player. Draijer represented the Netherlands at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens where he and his team became sixth. Originally ...more