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Events for the 1942 baseball calendar year. The calendar shows links for all dates even though there are not games for each date but this does not mean there are not events such as births, deaths or transactions. The typical baseball season lasts from early April until late September with playoffs occuring in October.

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1942 Baseball Deaths

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  • Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Whitey Alperman1942-12-25N/A63.0432B-SS5-10180RR1879-11-11Etna,PA
    MLB1906-19091906-1909
    O.F. Baldwin1942-02-16N/A60.104P---185---R1881-11-03Carson City,MI
    MLB1908-19081908-1908
    Jim Baskette1942-07-30N/A54.231P6-2185RR1887-12-10Athens,TN
    MLB1911-19131911-1913
    Charley Bassett1942-05-28N/A79.1072B-3B5-10150RR1863-02-09Central Falls,RI
    MLB1884-18921884-1892
    Bob Bescher1942-11-29N/A58.276OF6-1200BL1884-02-25London,OH
    MLB1908-19181908-1918
    Lyle Bigbee1942-08-05N/A48.346P-OF5-11185LR1893-08-22Sweet Home,OR
    MLB1920-19211920-1921
    Pat Bohen1942-04-08N/A50.189P5-10155RR1891-09-30Oakland,IA
    MLB1913-19141913-1914
    John Buckley1942-03-03N/A71.347P6-1200LR1870-03-20Marlborough,MA
    MLB1890-18901890-1890
    Jimmy Burke1942-03-26N/A67.1643B-2B5-7160RR1874-10-12St. Louis,MO
    MLB1898-19051898-1905
    Ed Burns1942-06-01N/A53.211C-OF5-6165RR1888-10-31San Francisco,CA
    MLB1912-19181912-1918
    Ben Caffyn1942-11-22N/A62.284OF5-10175LL1880-02-10Peoria,IL
    MLB1906-19061906-1906
    Scrappy Carroll1942-11-14N/A82.077OF-3B5-7---R---1860-08-27Buffalo,NY
    MLB1884-18871884-1887
    Owen Conway1942-03-12N/A51.1393B---------R1890-10-23New York,NY
    MLB1915-19151915-1915
    Dan Coogan1942-10-28N/A67.253SS-C5-8128------1875-02-16Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1895-18951895-1895
    Birdie Cree1942-11-08N/A60.014OF-SS5-6150RR1882-10-23Khedive,PA
    MLB1908-19151908-1915
    Manuel Cueto1942-06-29N/A50.140OF-2B5-5157RR1892-02-08Guanajay,CU
    MLB1917-19191917-1919
    Ira Davis1942-12-21N/A72.165SS-1B---162------1870-07-08Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1899-18991899-1899
    Wiley Davis1942-09-22N/A67.051P5-10165RR1875-08-01Seymour,TN
    MLB1896-18961896-1896
    Bill Delaney1942-03-01N/A78.3612B5-10170RR1863-03-04Cincinnati,OH
    MLB1890-18901890-1890
    Jesse Duryea1942-08-19N/A82.345P-OF5-10175RR1859-09-07Osage,IA
    MLB1889-18931889-1893
    Ed Eiteljorge1942-12-05N/A71.051P6-2190RR1871-10-14Berlin,GE
    MLB1890-18911890-1891
    Clay Fauver1942-03-03N/A69.212P5-10---BR1872-08-01North Eaton,OH
    MLB1899-18991899-1899
    Happy Finneran1942-02-03N/A50.096P5-10169RR1891-10-29East Orange,NJ
    MLB1912-19181912-1918
    John Fischer1942-02-09N/A85.176P-1B------------1856-08-15Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1884-18851884-1885
    Danny Friend1942-06-01N/A69.042P-OF5-9175LL1873-04-18Cincinnati,OH
    MLB1895-18981895-1898
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Joe Giannini1942-09-26N/A54.016SS5-8155LR1888-09-08San Francisco,CA
    MLB1911-19111911-1911
    Ed Gremminger1942-05-26N/A68.0553B6-1200RR1874-03-30Canton,OH
    MLB1895-19041895-1904
    Joe Gunson1942-11-15N/A79.236C-OF5-6160RR1863-03-23Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1884-18931884-1893
    Jack Hammond1942-03-04N/A51.0052B5-11170RR1891-02-26Amsterdam,NY
    MLB1915-19221915-1922
    Jim Handiboe1942-11-08N/A76.112P-OF5-11160RR1866-07-17Columbus,OH
    MLB1886-18861886-1886
    Pinky Hargrave1942-10-03N/A46.244C-3B5-8180BR1896-01-31New Haven,IN
    MLB1923-19331923-1933
    Jack Hayden1942-08-03N/A61.284OF5-9 ---LL1880-10-21Bryn Mawr,PA
    MLB1901-19081901-1908
    Izzy Hoffman1942-11-13N/A67.311OF5-9160LL1875-01-05Bridgeport,NJ
    MLB1904-19071904-1907
    Charlie Jaeger1942-09-27N/A67.162P6-1195RR1875-04-17Ottawa,IL
    MLB1904-19041904-1904
    Bill James1942-05-25N/A55.124P6-4195BR1887-01-20Detroit,MI
    MLB1911-19191911-1919
    Bill Johnson1942-07-17N/A80.291OF---167LL1861-09-28---
    MLB1884-18921884-1892
    Chad Kimsey1942-12-03N/A36.119P6-2200LR1906-08-06Copperhill,TN
    MLB1929-19361929-1936
    Henry Larkin1942-01-31N/A82.0181B-OF5-10175RR1860-01-12Reading,PA
    MLB1884-18931884-1893
    Slim Love1942-11-30N/A52.120P6-7195LL1890-08-01Love,MS
    MLB1913-19201913-1920
    Frank Luce1942-02-03N/A45.057OF5-11180LR1896-12-06Spencer,OH
    MLB1923-19231923-1923
    Herm Malloy1942-05-09N/A56.341P6-0 ---RR1885-06-01Massillon,OH
    MLB1907-19081907-1908
    Frank Martin1942-09-02N/A64.0333B-2B------------1878-07-29Denver,CO
    MLB1897-18991897-1899
    Amby McConnell1942-05-20N/A59.0202B-SS5-7150LR1883-04-29North Pownal,VT
    MLB1908-19111908-1911
    Gordon McNaughton1942-08-06N/A32.005P6-1190RR1910-07-31Chicago,IL
    MLB1932-19321932-1932
    Norm McNeil1942-04-11N/A49.169C5-11180RR1892-10-22Chicago,IL
    MLB1919-19191919-1919
    Larry Milton1942-05-15N/A63.010P---------R1879-05-04Owensboro,KY
    MLB1903-19031903-1903
    Al Montgomery1942-04-26N/A21.296C5-10185RR1920-07-03Loving,NM
    MLB1941-19411941-1941
    Ray O'Brien1942-03-31N/A49.149OF5-9175LL1892-10-31St. Louis,MO
    MLB1916-19161916-1916
    Dan O'Connor1942-03-03N/A73.2021B6-2185LR1868-08-11Guelph,ON
    MLB1890-18901890-1890
    Frank Owen1942-11-24N/A62.335P-OF5-11160BR1879-12-23Ypsilanti,MI
    MLB1901-19091901-1909
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Harry Pearce1942-01-08N/A52.1782B-SS5-9158RR1889-07-12Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1917-19191917-1919
    Ed Phelps1942-01-31N/A62.333C-1B5-11185RR1879-03-03Albany,NY
    MLB1902-19131902-1913
    Val Picinich1942-12-05N/A46.086C-1B5-9165RR1896-09-08New York,NY
    MLB1916-19331916-1933
    Joe Poetz1942-02-07N/A41.229P5-10175RR1900-06-22St. Louis,MO
    MLB1926-19261926-1926
    Bill Rariden1942-08-28N/A54.204C-3B5-10168RR1888-02-04Bedford,IN
    MLB1909-19201909-1920
    John Rudderham1942-04-03N/A78.215OF5-8170RR1863-08-30Quincy,MA
    MLB1884-18841884-1884
    Amos Rusie1942-12-06N/A71.189P-OF6-1200RR1871-05-30Mooresville,IN
    MLB1889-19011889-1901
    Lev Shreve1942-10-18N/A75.276P-OF5-11150RR1867-01-14Louisville,KY
    MLB1887-18891887-1889
    Hack Simmons1942-04-26N/A57.0852B-1B5-8179RR1885-01-29Brooklyn,NY
    MLB1910-19121910-1912
    Harry Spies1942-07-07N/A76.0241B-C5-11170RR1866-06-12New Orleans,LA
    MLB1895-18951895-1895
    Gene Steere1942-03-13N/A69.207SS------------1872-08-16South Scituate,RI
    MLB1894-18941894-1894
    Jack Sutthoff1942-08-03N/A69.033P-OF5-9175LR1873-06-29Cincinnati,OH
    MLB1898-19051898-1905
    Henry Thielman1942-09-02N/A61.332P-OF5-11175RR1880-10-03St. Cloud,MN
    MLB1902-19031902-1903
    Tom Thomas1942-09-23N/A68.268P6-4195RR1873-12-27Shawnee,OH
    MLB1894-19001894-1900
    Bob Vail1942-03-22N/A60.177P5-10165RR1881-09-24Linneus,ME
    MLB1908-19081908-1908
    Mike Welday1942-05-28N/A62.159OF5-8165LL1879-12-19Conway,IA
    MLB1907-19091907-1909
    Dutch Wetzel1942-03-05N/A48.239OF5-9177RR1893-07-07Columbus,IN
    MLB1920-19211920-1921
    Matt Zeiser1942-06-10N/A53.256P5-10170RR1888-09-25Chicago,IL
    MLB1914-19141914-1914
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