Joe Nuxhall was the youngest player in modern Major League history. He was 15 years old when he first pitched for the Reds.
modern day,you have to have finished high school
The designated hitter. Used to replace pitchers in the batting order in modern baseball(only American League Teams).
The designated hitter. Used to replace pitchers in the batting order in modern Baseball(only American League Teams).
If you're talking about the Modern Era (1900 to present) then it would be Roger Maris.
The youngest player to play in major league baseball was Fred Chapman of the American Association's Philadelphia Athletics who was 14 years, 240 days old when he made his debut on July 22, 1887 (Chapman was born November 24, 1872). That game was the only game Chapman played in his MLB career. The youngest player in the modern era was Joe Nuxhall of the Cincinnati Reds who was 15 years, 316 days old when he played his first game on June 10, 1944 (Nuxhall was born July 30, 1928).
Jackie Robinson, of the Brooklyn Dodgers, was the first black ballplayer in modern major league baseball. Branch Rickey signed him to a minor league contract, and then brought him up to the parent club in 1947.
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Charles C. Alexander has written: 'The Ku Klux Klan in the Southwest' -- subject(s): Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 'Secrecy bids for power' 'Turbulent seasons' -- subject(s): Players League (Baseball league), Baseball, National League of Professional Baseball Clubs, American Association (Baseball league : 1882-1891), History 'Here the country lies' -- subject(s): American Arts, Arts, American, Arts, Modern, Modern Arts, Nationalism and art 'Rogers Hornsby' -- subject(s): Baseball players, Biography 'Nationalism in American thought, 1930-1945' -- subject(s): Civilization, Nationalism