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Famous Baseball Players from Netherlands

Updated June 14, 2019 7.2k views54 items

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.

List features Rob Cordemans, John Houseman and more items.

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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  • 1
    Bert Blyleven

    Bert Blyleven

    Starting pitcher, Pitcher

    NationalityNetherlands, United States of America

    BirthplaceZeist, Netherlands

    TeamsTexas Rangers, Minnesota Twins, Pittsburgh Pirates, Cleveland Indians, California Angels

    Bert Blyleven (born Rik Aalbert Blijleven, April 6, 1951) is a former Major League Baseball... more on Wikipedia

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    #172 of 255 The Best Players in the Baseball Hall of Fame#27 of 278 The Best Starting Pitchers of All Time

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    Andruw Jones

    Andruw Jones

    Designated hitter, Right fielder

    NationalityNetherlands

    BirthplaceWillemstad, Netherlands

    TeamsLos Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves

    Andruw Rudolf Jones (Papiamento pronunciation: [ˈandruw ˈdʒonz]; born April 23, 1977) is a... more on Wikipedia

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    #375 of 582 The Greatest Baseball Players Of All Time#12 of 106 The Best Atlanta Braves Of All Time

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    Shairon Martis

    Shairon Martis

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    NationalityNetherlands

    BirthplaceWillemstad, Netherlands

    TeamsWashington Nationals

    Shairon Benjamin Martis, OON (born March 30, 1987) is a Dutch-Curaçaoan professional baseball... more on Wikipedia
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    Sidney Ponson

    Sidney Ponson

    Starting pitcher, Pitcher

    NationalityNetherlands

    BirthplaceNoord, Aruba

    TeamsSan Francisco Giants, Texas Rangers, Minnesota Twins, Baltimore Orioles, St. Louis Cardinals

    Sidney Alton Ponson, OON (Papiamento pronunciation: [ˈsidni ponˈsoŋ]; born November 2, 1976)... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Didi Gregorius

    NationalityNetherlands

    BirthplaceAmsterdam, Netherlands

    TeamsPhiladelphia Phillies

    Mariekson Julius "Didi" Gregorius, OON (born February 18, 1990), is a Dutch professional... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Rick VandenHurk

    Rick VandenHurk

    Starting pitcher, Pitcher

    NationalityNetherlands

    BirthplaceEindhoven, Netherlands

    TeamsMiami Marlins

    Henricus "Rick" Nicolas van den Hurk (Eindhoven, May 22, 1985) is a Dutch professional... more on Wikipedia
  • 7

    Hensley Meulens

    Designated hitter, Outfielder

    NationalityNetherlands

    BirthplaceWillemstad, Netherlands

    TeamsMontreal Expos, Arizona Diamondbacks, New York Yankees

    Hensley Filemon Acasio Meulens (Papiamento pronunciation: [ˈhɛnsli ˈmʏiləns]; born June 23,... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Wladimir Balentien

    NationalityNetherlands

    BirthplaceWillemstad, Netherlands

    TeamsSeattle Mariners

    Wladimir Ramon Balentien (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈvladimir balənˈtin]; born July 2, 1984),... more on Wikipedia
  • 9

    Erik Mourits

    Left fielder, Second baseman

    NationalityNetherlands

    BirthplaceRotterdam, Netherlands

  • 10

    Ralph Milliard

    Second baseman

    NationalityNetherlands

    BirthplaceWillemstad, Netherlands

    TeamsMiami Marlins, New York Mets

    Ralph Gregory Milliard (born 30 December 1973 in Willemstad, Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles) is... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Robert Eenhoorn

    Robert Eenhoorn

    Second baseman, Shortstop

    NationalityNetherlands

    BirthplaceRotterdam, Netherlands

    TeamsAnaheim Angels, New York Yankees, California Angels

    Robert Franciscus Eenhoorn OON (born February 9, 1968) is a retired Dutch professional... more on Wikipedia
  • 12

    Rikkert Faneyte

    Outfielder, Center fielder

    NationalityNetherlands

    BirthplaceAmsterdam, Netherlands

    TeamsSan Francisco Giants, Texas Rangers

    Rikkert Faneyte (born May 31, 1969) was a Major League Baseball player from 1993 to 1996 for... more on Wikipedia
  • 13

    Yurendell DeCaster

    Third baseman

    NationalityNetherlands

    BirthplaceCuraçao, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    TeamsPittsburgh Pirates

    Yurendell Eithel DeCaster (born September 26, 1979) is a former professional baseball third... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Jair Jurrjens

    Jair Jurrjens

    Starting pitcher, Pitcher

    NationalityNetherlands

    BirthplaceWillemstad, Netherlands

    TeamsAtlanta Braves, Detroit Tigers

    Jair Francoise Jurrjens ( JY-ər JUR-jənz; born January 29, 1986) is a Curaçaoan professional... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Greg Halman

    Greg Halman

    Outfielder, Center fielder

    NationalityNetherlands

    BirthplaceHaarlem, Netherlands

    Gregory Anthony Halman (August 26, 1987 – November 21, 2011) was a Dutch professional baseball... more on Wikipedia
  • 16

    John Houseman

    Second baseman

    NationalityNetherlands

    BirthplaceNetherlands

    TeamsSt. Louis Browns, Chicago Colts

    John Franklin Houseman (January 10, 1870 in the Netherlands – November 4, 1922 in Chicago) was... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Sharnol Leonard Adriana (born November 13, 1970) is a Curaçaoan-Dutch baseball player and... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Chicho Jesurun
    Arthur Benjamin (Chicho) Jesurun (10 July 1947 in Willemstad, Curaçao – 16 December 2006 in... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    David Bergman

    NationalityNetherlands

    BirthplaceHaarlem, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    David Franciscus Johan Bergman (born August 16, 1981 in Haarlem, the Netherlands) is a Dutch... more on Wikipedia
  • 20

    Rob Cordemans

    Rob "Robbie" Cordemans (born October 31, 1974 in Schiedam) is a Dutch baseball player. He... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Gene Kingsale

    Gene Kingsale

    Outfielder

    NationalityNetherlands

    BirthplaceAruba

    TeamsSan Diego Padres, Detroit Tigers, Baltimore Orioles, Seattle Mariners

    Eugene Humphrey "Gene" Kingsale, OON (born August 20, 1976) is a former Major League Baseball... more on Wikipedia
  • 22

    Sidney de Jong

    Sidney de Jong (born 14 April 1979) is a Dutch former baseball player. De Jong represented... more on Wikipedia
  • 23

    Patrick Beljaards

    Patrick Beljaards (born 4 March 1978 in Haarlem) is a Dutch baseball player. Beljaards... more on Wikipedia
  • 24

    Pim Walsma

    Pim Walsma (born 3 February 1987, Amsterdam) is a Dutch baseball player who currently plays... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Tjerk Smeets (born 3 June 1980) is a Dutch baseball player who currently plays for Kinheim and... more on Wikipedia