List of Best Baseball Players from Illinois

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Last Updated on: October 7, 2018

This List contains the 11 Best Baseball Players from Illinois .

Baseball is a very popular and famous game in Illinois. The baseball game was first played in 18th century in England. In 19th Century baseball was widely recognized as the national sport of the United States. It is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of nine players each who take turns batting and fielding. A run is scored when a player advances around the bases and touches home plate. Many great player of Baseball game have born in Illinois. Below is the list of best baseball players who born in Illinois state.

List of Best Baseball Players from Illinois
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    Dean Anna

    American Professional Baseball Infielder
    Dean Anna was born on 24th November 1986 in Mokena, Illinois, he is a professional baseball infielder in Chicago White Sox organization. In 2014 Anna played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for New York Yankees, then he played with St. Louis Cardinals in 2015. He is popular baseball infielder of New York Yankees. On April 19, Anna pitched the eighth inning in a 16–1 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays, giving up two runs on three hits.
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  2. Buddy Baumann was born on 9th December 1987 in Chicago, Illinois, he is an American professional baseball pitcher. Buddy studied in Logan-Rogersville High School and complete his graduation from Missouri State University. In 2010, Buddy Baumann was 4–2 with four saves and a 2.24 ERA in 31 games for the Wilmington Blue Rocks. He signed a 1 year major league contract with San Diego Padres on 15th December 2015. You can also check more information about Baumann through "View More" button.
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    Brian Bogusevic

    American-Serbian Baseball Outfielder
    Brian Bogusevic was born on 18th February 1984 Oak Lawn, Illinois, he is an American professional baseball outfielder. Bogusevic played in Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) for the Orix Buffaloes and in Major League Baseball (MLB) for Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros. Brian Bogusevic signed minor league contract with Philadelphia Phillies on 1st November 2014.
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    Michael Bowden

    American Professional Baseball Pitcher
    Michael Bowden was born on 9th September 1986 in Winfield, Illinois, he is an American professional baseball pitcher. Bowden previously played in KBO league for Doosan Bears. He passed 12th class from Waubonsie Valley High School. Bowden was selected by Boston Red Sox in first round of 2005 Major League Baseball Draft. He is very popular baseball pitcher and you can check more information about Michael Bowden and his career through "View More" button.
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    Peter Bourjos

    American Professional Baseball Outfielder
    Peter Christopher Bourjos was born on 31st March 1987 in Park Ridge, Illinois, he is an American professional baseball outfielder. Peter played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and Tampa Bay Rays. He also played football at Notre Dame High as wide receiver and kickoff returner. You can also check more detail about Peter Bourjos by click on "View More"button given below the article.
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    Tim Byrdak

    American Professional Baseball Pitcher
    Timothy Christopher Byrdak was born on 31st October 1973 in Oak Lawn, Illinois, he is an American professional baseball pitcher. He was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the fifth round of the 1994 MLB Draft out of Rice University. On April 3rd 2008 Tim Byrdak was signed as a free agent with Houston Astros and on 21st January 2011 he was signed with New York Mets. Tim Byrdak is very popular baseball pitcher of America.
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    Harry Boyles

    American Baseball Player
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    Buddy Baumann

    American Professional Baseball Pitcher
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    Jason Boyd

    Professional Baseball Pitcher
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    Neal Cotts

    American Professional Baseball Pitcher
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    Jim Adduci

    Canadian Professional Baseball Outfielder
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