Baseball Player character jug produced in a white colorway by Frankoma Pottery of Glenpool, Oklahoma, in 1978. A baseball player is someone who regularly engages in the sport of baseball, either professionally or recreationally. They must be skilled in most aspects of the game including pitching, batting and fielding. A strategic understanding of the game is critical for anyone who wants to achieve success. A baseball bat and ball form the handle of this jug.