This Day In Baseball February 17

Recapping events that took place in the baseball world on this day

Baseball history on February 17 includes Major League baseball players born that day of the year, Major League baseball players who died on that date, baseball players who made their Major League debut on that date, and Major League baseball players who appeared in their final game that date.

DiMaggio enlists for WWII. Dwight D. Eisenhower wishes Honus Wagner Happy Birthday. Tommy Lasorda and Jim Lefebvre get into a fistfight, and the Blue Jays take a gamble on Jose Bautista.

Major League Baseball Birthdays on February 17

Major League Baseball Deaths On February 17