Pennsylvania’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 Pennsylvania you have one of the best collections of Hall of Famers.

 

All-Time Players

Position Players

Dick Allen, 1B/3B/OF

Dick Allen

Wampum, PA

Teams: Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals, Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics

Awards: 1964 NL Rookie of the Year, 1972 AL MVP, 7-time All-Star

 

Buddy Bell, 3B

Buddy Bell

Pittsburgh, PA

Teams: Cleveland Indians, Texas Rangers, Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros

Awards: 5-time All-Star, 6-time Gold Glove winner

 

Nellie Fox, 2B

Nellie Fox

St. Thomas, PA

Teams: Philadelphia Athletics, Chicago White Sox, Houston Astros

Awards: 1997 Hall of Fame inductee, 1959 AL MVP, 15-time All-Star, 3-time Gold Glove winner

 

Ken Griffey, Jr, OF

Ken Griffey, Jr

Donora, PA

Teams: Seattle Mariners, Cincinnati Reds, Chicago White Sox

Awards: 1997 AL MVP, 13-time All-Star, 10-time Gold Glove winner, 1992 All-Star MVP

 

Reggie Jackson, OF

Reggie Jackson

 

Abington, PA

Teams: Kansas City Athletics, Oakland Athletics, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees, California Angels

Awards: 1993 Hall of Fame inductee, 1973 AL MVP, 14-time All-Star, 1973 & 1977 World Series MVP

 

Stan Musial, OF/1B

Stan Musial

Donora, PA

Teams: St. Louis Cardinals

Awards: 1969 Hall of Fame inductee, 1943, 1946, & 1948 NL MVP, 24-time All-Star

 

Mike Piazza, C

Mike Piazza

Norristown, PA

Teams: Los Angeles Dodgers, Florida Marlins, New York Mets, San Diego Padres, Oakland Athletics

Awards: 1993 NL Rookie of the Year, 12-time All-Star, 1996 All-Star MVP

 

Honus Wagner, SS/OF/1B

Honus Wagner

Chartiers, PA

Teams: Louisville Colonels, Pittsburgh Pirates

Awards: 1936 Hall of Fame inductee

 

Hack Wilson, OF

Hack Wilson

Ellwood City, PA

Teams: New York Giants, Chicago Cubs, Brooklyn Dodgers, Philadelphia Phillies

Awards: 1979 Hall of Fame inductee

 

Pitchers

Christy Mathewson, RHP

Christy Mathewson

Factoryville, PA

Teams: New York Giants, Cincinnati Reds

Awards: 1936 Hall of Fame inductee

 

Jamie Moyer, LHP

Jamie Moyer

Sellersville, PA

Teams: Chicago Cubs, Texas Rangers, St. Louis Cardinals, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Seattle Mariners, Philadelphia Phillies, Colorado Rockies

Awards: 1-time All-Star

 

Mike Mussina, RHP

Mike Mussina

Williamsport, PA

Teams: Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees

Awards: 5-time All-Star, 7-time Gold Glove winner

 

Eddie Plank, LHP

Eddie Plank

Gettysburg, PA

Teams: Philadelphia Athletics, St. Louis Terriers, St. Louis Browns

Awards: 1946 Hall of Fame inductee

 

Bruce Sutter, RHP

Bruce Sutter

Lancaster, PA

Teams: Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals, Atlanta Braves

Awards: 2006 Hall of Fame inductee, 1979 NL CY Young, 6-time All-Star

 

Active Players

Position Players

Neil Walker, 2B

Neil Walker

Pittsburgh, PA

Teams: Pittsburgh Pirates

Awards:

 

All places of birth based on baseballreference.com

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