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Players Who Made Major League Rosters During Regular Season But Did Not Appear In A Major League Game (1884-present)
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Compiled by Bill Hickman (bdhickmn@aol.com). Last update: 11/15/2018
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Thanks go to Cliff Blau for a large number of the entries on this spreadsheet; to Keith Olbermann for another group of submissions; and to other SABR members for their input. Thanks also to Gary Fink for extensive research on corrections.
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NAMEPOSYEAR/TEAMBB-REF ID
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Note to Users: This spreadsheet is in the process of being reorganized into four parts to introduce more clarity into the specific status of each player with regard to his relationship to the major league team.
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It will take some time to move those players out of Part I who need to be moved to Part IV. When completed, about 200 players will have been moved. The moves have already been made to Parts II and III.
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Part I. On major league roster during season, physically able to play, joined major league team during season.
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Almada, Jose Luis "Lou"P1927 NY (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=almada001jos
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Altman, JohnOF1914 CHI (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=altman003joh
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Anderson, Harry Lee "Fuzz"P/OF1928 CLE (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=anders012har
Mars Hill College, Mars Hill, North Carolina
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Antonini, Michael John "Mike"P2012 LA (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=antoni001mic
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Aube, HormidasP1931 NY (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=aube--001hor
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Averett, Clifford Munroe "Cliff"P1911 PIT (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=averet001cli
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Avery, FrancisIF1920 STL (NL)no listing; no minor league experience
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Avery, WarrenP1920 STL (NL)no listing; no minor league experience
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Bales, Walter HubertC1961 CHI (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=bales-001wal
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Ballard, Michael Aaron "Mike"P2011 BAL (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=ballar001mic
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Baxter, BillyP1910 CHI (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=baxter012---
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Bennett, HarryP1926 BRO (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=bennet002har
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Benninghoven, Herbert "Herb"C1922 STL (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=bennin001h--
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Berry, TimP2014 BAL (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=berry-001tim
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Bills, Joseph Leroy "Joe"OF/P1908 PHI (AL)https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=bills-001jos
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Bishop, Lewis M. "Lou"OF1961 CHI (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=bishop001lew
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Blackburn, ClaytonP2015 SF (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=blackb000cla
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Blackburn, ClaytonP2017 TEX (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=blackb000cla
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Bradley, John "Jack"P1925 NY (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=bradle004joh
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Brashier, EarlP1940 WAS (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=brashi001ear
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Brinker, Edgar "Eddie" "Ed"2B1930 STL (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=brinke001edg
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Britton, Arlington Albert "Ollie"P1909 DET (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=britto001arl
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Brown, Don3B1920 CHI (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=brown-009don
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Byers, WilliamP1913 BOS (AL)
No professional experience. Came to Red Sox from Minneapolis semi-pro team; released by Red Sox.
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Carlander, Wayne ArthurP1961 CHI (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=carlan001way
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Carr, George B.OF1884 IND (AA)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=carr--002geo
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Carson, Irving J.P1913 BOS (AL)
No professional experience. Came to Red Sox from Braintree (MA) semi-pro team.
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Casagrande, Thomas E. "Tom"P1955 PHI (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=casagr001tho
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Chappelle, Robert OlinP1906 CIN (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=chappe001rob
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Chimelis, Joel 1B1995 SF (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=chimel001joe
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Clifford, John L. "Jack" "Honest Jack"P1920 NY (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=cliffo002joh
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Clunn, Floyd B. "Lefty" "Chalky"P1910 NY (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=clunn-001flo
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Cochran, Thomas Robert "Tom"P2011 CIN (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=cochra001tho
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Coltrin, Robert A. "Bobby"SS1911 CLE (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=coltri001rob
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Cook, John P.P1925 PIT (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.cgi?id=cook--001jp-
University of Texas. Newspapers cite him as from Texarkana, AR and Monroe, LA.
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Cooney, John R. "Jack"P1913 NY (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=cooney001j--
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Craig, Robert Hall "Bob"SS1913 CHI (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=graig-001rob
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Cykowski, GeorgeP1920 CLE (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.cgi?id=cykows001geo
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Daboll, DennisP1965 LA (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player/fcgi?id=daboll001den
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Dahlin, Alvin "Bill"P1920 CHI (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=dahlin001---
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Dailey, JoeP1917 DET (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=dailey003jos
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Decker, James C. "Jimmy"3B/SS1939 CHI (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=decker001jam
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De Los Santos, Frank ManuelP2014 CHI (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=deloss002fra
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Demarest, Carlton "Carl"P1925 PIT (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=demare002---
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Dewey, Duane ArthurC1983 KC (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=dewey-001dua
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Dostal, Bruce WayneOF1994 BAL (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=dostal001bru
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Douglas, Alfred "Fred" "Al"P1930 STL (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=dougla001alf
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Duchesnil, Arthur "Art"P1914 BOS (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=duches001art
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Dugas, TaylorOF2015 NY (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=dugas-001tay
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Duquette, George L.P1905 NY (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=duquet001geo
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Edwards, Jeff AllenP1987 HOU (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=edward001jef
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Estrella, Luis AlbertoP2003 SF (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=estrel001lui
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Everett, MikeP1967 PHI (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=everet002mik
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Fagan, Raymond "Ray"P1915 CHI (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=fagan-001ray
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Farr, Thomas "Tommy"C1927 PIT (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=farr--001tho
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Featherstone, LeeP1962 CHI (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=feathe001lee
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Ferguson, John B.P1916 CLE (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=fergus002j--
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Flaherty, Edmund "Pat" (B-R says Edward)
P1921 NY (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=flaher001edw
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Flanagan, S. S. "Pat"OF1909 CHI (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=flanag001s--
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Foley, JoeP1910 BOS (AL)Came to Red Sox directly from Holy Cross College, Boston.
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Foulk, Dudley E. "Dud"P1922 PIT (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=foulk-001dud
Father of Leon Foulk, who would become a spring roster pitcher with the 1953 Reds.
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Frank, Fred "Bud"C1930 CLE (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=franks003---
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Fullenwider, Phifer "Fie"P1912 NY (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=fullen001phi
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Garrity, Joseph V. "Joe"P1906 NY (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=garrit001jos
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Gibson, William J. Sr. "Joel"P1963 PHI (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=gibson002wil
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Gilbert, Rufus W.P1913 CHI (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=gilber001ruf
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Gleason, Dennis J. "Red"C1941 STL (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=gleaso001den
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Gomes, Everett F.C1920 CHI (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=gomes-001eve
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Gonzalez, Alfredo EfrainP2003 LA (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi.id=gonzal003alf
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Gradoville, Timothy Robert "Tim"C2006 PHI (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=gradov001tim
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Graverson, Maurice "Mockie"P1911 BOS (NL)
no listing; he was from Waltham, MA; pitched for York Beach, ME; Waltham BBC; Athletics of Waltham; & Italian A.C. of Milford.
Born in Copenhagen, Denmark, circa 1890.
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Gray, Cecil "Dolly"OF1909 NY (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=gray--001cec
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Grieve, TomSS1911 CIN (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=grieve001---
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Griffin, Clarence C.P1928 WAS (AL)https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=griffi001cla
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Hall, Charles L.C1886 DET (NL)no listing
Cornell University. Played with Waverly team in 1885.
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Hansen, Terrel ErnestOF/1B1992 NY (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=hansen002ter
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Hart, Walter S. "Hub"C1909 CHI (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=hart--001wal
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Harvey, HunterP2018 BAL (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=harvey002hun
Son of Bryan Harvey.
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Herche, Frederick C. "Fred" "Boos" "Bugs"
P1914 BOS (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=herche001fre
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Holdener, Louis Val "Lou"C1960 KC (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=holden001lou
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Holmes, Russell H.C/OF1915 BOS (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=holmes001rus
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Hrabczak, Edward "Ed"P1953 PHI (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=hrabcz001edw
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Hresko, Emery "Jim"P1944-45 DET (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=hresko001eme
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Jackley, Waldo T.C1911 PHI (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id-jackle001wal
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Jensen, Erven Leslie "Si"P1906 NY (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=jensen001erv
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Jeroloman, Brian ChristopherC2011 TOR (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=jerolo001bri
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Jimerson, EarlP1921 NY (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=jimers001e--
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Jolley, James Lex "Jim"P1922 NY (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=jolley001jam
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Jones, Chrisopher Aaron "Chris"P2016 LA (AL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=jones-010chr
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Jones, Lucius Payne "Jeff"1B1920 PHI (AL)http://www.baseball-reference.com/bullpen/Jeff_Jones_(jonesje03)
Harvard University, Class of 1920.  Scout for Braves 1947-65, for Cardinals, 1965-72; for Oakland A's 1973-74.
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Kershaw, William J. "Bill"P1898 PIT (NL)
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=kersha001wil
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