Major League Baseball's Shortest Player | HowTheyPlay - Midget in mlb
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Only one midget has ever played in a major league baseball game, and his name was. Edward Carl Gaedel (June 8, – June 18, ) was the smallest player to appear in a . Initially, Major League Baseball struck Gaedel from its record book, as if he had not been in the game. On April 19, , Veeck hired several dwarfs and midgets, including Gaedel, as vendors, allegedly due to "some complaints".