Arkansas’s Best Baseball Players

For a lot of people where we come from is a point of pride. When we meet someone who hales from the same place as us there is often a sense of comradery. If you were born and raised in Arkansas you have a quality group of current and former players you can be of.

 

All-Time Players

Position Players

Lou Brock

Lou Brock, OF,

El Dorado, AR

Teams: Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals

Awards: 1985 Hall of Fame inductee, 6-time All-Star

 

Willie Davis, OF

Willie Davis

Mineral Springs, AR

Teams: Los Angeles Dodgers, Montreal Expos, Texas Rangers, St. Louis Cardinals, San Diego Padres, California Angels

Awards: 2-time All-Star, 3-time Gold Glove winner

 

Brooks Robinson, 3B

Brooks Robinson

Little Rock, AR

Teams: Baltimore Orioles

Awards: 1983 Hall of Fame inductee, 1964 AL MVP, 18-time All-Star, 16-time Gold Glove winner, 1966 All-Star MVP, 1970 World Series MVP

 

Arky Vaughan, SS

Arky Vaughan

Clifty, AR

Teams: Pittsburgh Pirates, Brooklyn Dodgers

Awards: 1985 Hall of Fame inductee, 9-time All-Star

 

Pitchers

Dizzy Dean, RHP

Dizzy Dean

Lucas, AR

Teams: St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Browns

Awards: 1953 Hall of Fame inductee, 1934 NL MVP, 4-time All-Star

 

Active Players

Position Players

Torii Hunter, OF

Torii Hunter

Pine Bluff, AR

Teams: Minnesota Twins, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Detroit Tigers

Awards: 5-time All-Star, 9-Gold Glove winner

 

Pitchers

A.J. Burnett, RHP

A.J. Burnett

North Little Rock, AR

Teams: Florida Marlins, Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh Pirates, Philadelphia Phillies

Awards: 1-time All-Star

 

Cliff Lee, LHP

Cliff Lee

Benton, AR

Teams: Cleveland Indians, Philadelphia Phillies, Seattle Mariners, Texas Rangers

Awards: 2008 AL CY Young, 4-time All-Star

 

 

All places of birth based on baseballreference.com

 

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