Play Ball! Baby Names Inspired By Baseball

Is your baby-to-be an MVP already? With the MLB All-Star Game just around the corner, here’s our all-star roundup of modern, unique baby names inspired by baseball! Whether you’re looking for boys, girls, or unisex baby names, these famous baby names are sure to be a home run!

  • Baby Names Inspired by the Great American Pastime

    Baby Names Inspired by the Great American Pastime

    Are you and your partner fans of the great American pastime? What better way to show your love for the sport than to give your child a baseball inspired baby name!

  • Baseball Baby Names from the Top 10 Players of 2013

    Baseball Baby Names from the Top 10 Players of 2013

    First up to bat: names inspired by this year’s Top 10 Players, according to ESPN.

  • Miguel

    Miguel

    Miguel Cabrera (Detroit Tigers, 3B) is ranked #1 this year in the MLB

  • Justin

    Justin

    Justin Verlander (Detroit Tigers, RHP) is ranked #2 this year in the MLB

  • Mike

    Mike

    Mike Trout (Los Angeles Angels, LF) is ranked #3 this year in the MLB

  • Clayton

    Clayton

    Clayton Kershaw (Los Angeles Dodgers, LHP) is ranked #4 this year in the MLB

  • Ryan

    Ryan

    Ryan Braun (Milwaukee Brewers, LF) is ranked #5 this year in the MLB

    *Can be a unisex baby name!

  • Buster

    Buster

    Buster Posey (San Francisco Giants, C) is ranked #6 this year in the MLB

  • Robinson

    Robinson

    Robison Cano (New York Yankees, 2B) is ranked #7 this year in the MLB

  • Felix

    Felix

    Felix Hernandez (Seattle Mariners, RHP) is ranked #8 this year in the MLB

  • Joey

    Joey

    Joey Votto (Cincinnati Reds, 1B) is ranked #9 this year in the MLB

    *Can be a unisex baby name!

  • David

    David

    David Price (Tampa Bay Rays, LHP) is ranked #10 this year in the MLB

  • Baseball Baby Names for Boys

    Baseball Baby Names for Boys

    Up to the plate: it’s baseball baby names for boys!

  • Barry

    Barry

    Left Fielder Barry Bonds (Pirates, Giants)

  • Ted

    Ted

    The legendary Left Fielder for the Boston Red Sox, Ted Williams

  • Aaron

    Aaron

    Right Fielder Hank Aaron (Braves, Brewers) holds the record for the most career RBIs

  • Cy

    Cy

    Cy Young, one of the early twentieth century’s great pitchers

  • Nolan

    Nolan

    Nolan Ryan’s fastball made him a force to behold on the mound

  • Derek

    Derek

    Shortstop Derek Jeter leads the Yankees’ as their all time steals leader

  • Mickey

    Mickey

    Mickey Mantel (New York Yankees, CF) is considered one of the greatest switch hitters in baseball history

  • Wade

    Wade

    3B Wade Boggs (Red Sox, Yankees, Rays)

  • Pedro

    Pedro

    Pitcher Pedro Martinez (Dodgers, Expos, Red Sox)

  • Reggie

    Reggie

    Outfielder Reggie Jackson was a World Series MVP for two different teams

  • Ozzie

    Ozzie

    Shortstop Ozzie Smith (Padres, Cardinals) is a thirteen-time Gold Glove winner

  • Hank

    Hank

    Hall of Famer Hank Greenberg was also known as “Hammerin’ Hank”

  • Manny

    Manny

    Manny Ramirez is a nine-time Silver Slugger

  • Duke

    Duke

    Center Fielder Duke Snider (Dodgers, Mets, Giants)

  • Palmer

    Palmer

    RHP Jim Palmer (Baltimore Orioles) is considered the winningest pitcher of the 1970s

  • Sammy

    Sammy

    Powerhouse Right Fielder Sammy Sosa (Rangers, White Sox, Cubs, Orioles) is the only player to have ever had three seasons with over 60 home runs

  • Cooper

    Cooper

    In honor of the Baseball Hall of Fame, located in Cooperstown, New York!

  • Baseball Baby Names for Girls

    Baseball Baby Names for Girls

    On deck: girls’ baby names inspired by baseball!

  • May

    May

    In honor of Willie Mays, the great New York (Mets, Giants) Center Fielder

  • Clementine

    Clementine

    In honor of Hall of Fame Pitcher Roger Clemens

  • Louise

    Louise

    In honor of the great Lou Gehrig, known as the “Pride of the Yankees”

  • Mel

    Mel

    Right Fielder and Third Baseman Mel Otts (New York Giants)

  • Rose

    Rose

    In honor of Outfielder and First Baseman Pete Rose

  • Brooke

    Brooke

    In honor of Brooks Robinson (Baltimore Orioles), considered to be the greatest all-around third baseman in baseball

  • Sandy

    Sandy

    In honor of the great pitcher Sandy Koufax (Brooklyn Dodgers)

  • Robin

    Robin

    Shortstop and Center Fielder Robin Yount (Milwaukee Brewers)

  • Boston

    Boston

    In honor of Red Sox Nation!

  • Angel

    Angel

    In honor of the Los Angeles Angels

  • Ruth

    Ruth

    A name fit for a legend: the one, the only – Babe Ruth

  • Unisex Baseball Baby Names

    Unisex Baseball Baby Names

    Don’t get thrown a fastball when choosing names… here are some excellent unisex baby names inspired by baseball’s greats!

  • Rickey

    Rickey

    After Left Fielder Rickey Henderson, the all-time leader in runs and steals

  • Alex

    Alex

    Shortstop and Third Baseman Alex Rodriguez (Mariners, Rangers, Yankees)

  • Cal

    Cal

    After Pitcher Cal Ripken, Jr. (Baltimore Orioles)

  • Jackie

    Jackie

    After the trailblazing Jackie Robinson of the Brooklyn Dodgers

  • Yogi

    Yogi

    The one, the only: Yogi Berra!

  • Camden

    Camden

    Home of the Baltimore Orioles, Camden Yards!

  • Brooklyn

    Brooklyn

    While they’re no longer a team, the Brooklyn Dodgers reigned supreme for many years in the early days of baseball.

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