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Events for the 1962 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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1962 Baseball Deaths

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  • Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Bert Abbey1962-06-11Heart attack92.211P5-11175RR1869-11-11Essex,VT
    MLB1892-18961892-1896
    Bill Akers1962-04-13N/A57.108SS-3B5-11178RR1904-12-25Chattanooga,TN
    MLB1929-19321929-1932
    George Anderson1962-05-28N/A72.242OF5-8160LR1889-09-26Cleveland,OH
    MLB1918-19181918-1918
    Fred Beck1962-03-12N/A75.114OF-1B6-1180LL1886-11-17Havana,IL
    MLB1909-19111909-1911
    Bill Bell1962-10-11N/A28.352P6-3200RR1933-10-24Goldsboro,NC
    MLB1952-19551952-1955
    Max Bishop1962-02-24N/A62.1712B-1B5-8165LR1899-09-05Waynesboro,PA
    MLB1924-19351924-1935
    John Black1962-03-20N/A72.0241B6-1185RR1890-02-23Covington,KY
    MLB1911-19111911-1911
    Elmer Bliss1962-03-18N/A87.008P-OF6-0180LR1875-03-09Penfield,PA
    MLB1903-19041903-1904
    Joe Boley1962-12-30N/A66.162SS-3B5-11170RR1896-07-19Mahanoy City,PA
    MLB1927-19321927-1932
    Fred Bratschi1962-01-10Suicide69.358OF5-10170RR1892-01-16Alliance,OH
    MLB1921-19271921-1927
    Ad Brennan1962-01-07Cancer80.172P-OF5-11170LL1881-07-18La Harpe,KS
    MLB1910-19181910-1918
    Mandy Brooks1962-06-17N/A64.302OF5-9165RR1897-08-18Milwaukee,WI
    MLB1925-19261925-1926
    Buster Burrell1962-05-08N/A95.136C-1B5-10165RR1866-12-22Weymouth,MA
    MLB1891-18971891-1897
    Ben Cantwell1962-12-04N/A60.234P6-1168RR1902-04-13Milan,TN
    MLB1927-19371927-1937
    Al Carson1962-11-26Stomach cancer80.094P------------1882-08-22Chicago,IL
    MLB1910-19101910-1910
    Bill Chambers1962-03-27N/A72.193P5-9185RR1889-09-13Cameron,WV
    MLB1910-19101910-1910
    Josh Clarke1962-07-02N/A83.115OF-2B5-10180LR1879-03-08Winfield,KS
    MLB1898-19111898-1911
    Mickey Cochrane1962-06-28N/A59.083C-OF5-10180LR1903-04-06Bridgewater,MA
    MLB1925-19371925-1937
    Howard Craghead1962-07-14N/A54.049P6-2200RR1908-05-25Selma,CA
    MLB1931-19331931-1933
    Cap Crowell1962-09-30N/A70.023P6-1178RR1892-09-05Roxbury,MA
    MLB1915-19161915-1916
    Jack Cummings1962-10-05N/A58.186C6-0195RR1904-04-01Pittsburgh,PA
    MLB1926-19291926-1929
    Al Demaree1962-04-30N/A77.232P6-0170LR1884-09-08Quincy,IL
    MLB1912-19191912-1919
    Lee DeMontreville1962-03-22N/A82.179SS-2B5-7140RR1879-09-23St. Paul,MN
    MLB1903-19031903-1903
    Snooks Dowd1962-04-04N/A64.1042B-SS5-8163RR1897-12-20Springfield,MA
    MLB1919-19261919-1926
    Bernie Duffy1962-02-09N/A68.173P5-11180RR1893-08-18Vinson,OK
    MLB1913-19131913-1913
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Jim Faulkner1962-06-01N/A62.308P6-3190BL1899-07-27Beatrice,NE
    MLB1927-19301927-1930
    Harry Feldman1962-03-16N/A42.126P6-0175RR1919-11-10New York,NY
    MLB1941-19461941-1946
    Jake Flowers1962-12-27N/A60.2852B-SS5-11170RR1902-03-16Cambridge,MD
    MLB1923-19341923-1934
    Charlie French1962-03-30N/A78.1682B-SS5-6140LR1883-10-12Indianapolis,IN
    MLB1909-19101909-1910
    Skipper Friday1962-08-25N/A64.302P5-11170RR1897-10-26Gastonia,NC
    MLB1923-19231923-1923
    Hank Garrity1962-09-01N/A54.209C6-1185RR1908-02-04Boston,MA
    MLB1931-19311931-1931
    Rube Geyer1962-10-12N/A78.198P5-10170RR1884-03-26Allegheny,PA
    MLB1910-19131910-1913
    Dick Gossett1962-10-06N/A71.045C5-11185RR1891-08-21Dennison,OH
    MLB1913-19141913-1914
    Tiny Graham1962-12-29N/A70.1091B6-2185RR1892-09-09Nashville,TN
    MLB1914-19141914-1914
    Ralph Head1962-10-08N/A69.037P5-10175RR1893-08-30Tallapoosa,GA
    MLB1923-19231923-1923
    Olaf Henriksen1962-10-17N/A74.172OF5-7158LL1888-04-26Kirkerup,DK
    MLB1911-19171911-1917
    Gus Hetling1962-10-13N/A76.3253B5-10165RR1885-11-21St. Louis,MO
    MLB1906-19061906-1906
    Hugh High1962-11-16N/A75.022OF5-7155LL1887-10-24Pottstown,PA
    MLB1913-19181913-1918
    Whitey Hilcher1962-11-21N/A53.265P6-0174RR1909-02-28Chicago,IL
    MLB1931-19361931-1936
    Dick Hoblitzel1962-11-14N/A74.0171B-2B6-0172LL1888-10-26Waverly,WV
    MLB1908-19181908-1918
    Dutch Hoffman1962-12-06N/A58.312OF6-0175RR1904-01-28Freeburg,IL
    MLB1929-19291929-1929
    Carl Holling1962-07-18N/A66.007P6-1172RR1896-07-09Dana Point,CA
    MLB1921-19221921-1922
    Hal Janvrin1962-03-01N/A69.184SS-2B5-11168RR1892-08-27Haverhill,MA
    MLB1911-19221911-1922
    Frank Kane1962-12-02N/A67.267OF5-11175LR1895-03-09Whitman,MA
    MLB1919-19191919-1919
    Bob Katz1962-12-14N/A51.318P5-11190RR1911-01-30Lancaster,PA
    MLB1944-19441944-1944
    Nap Kloza1962-06-11N/A58.277OF5-11180RR1903-09-07---
    MLB1931-19321931-1932
    Red Kress1962-11-29N/A55.331SS-3B5-11165RR1907-01-02Columbia,CA
    MLB1927-19461927-1946
    Abe Kruger1962-07-04N/A77.138P6-2190RR1885-02-14Morris Run,PA
    MLB1908-19081908-1908
    Red Lanning1962-06-13N/A67.030OF-P5-9165LL1895-05-13Harvard,IL
    MLB1916-19161916-1916
    Dutch Lerchen1962-01-07N/A72.276SS5-8160RR1889-04-04Detroit,MI
    MLB1910-19101910-1910
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Charlie Luskey1962-12-20N/A86.256OF-C5-7165RR1876-04-06Washington,DC
    MLB1901-19011901-1901
    Les Mann1962-01-14N/A68.055OF5-9172RR1893-11-18Lincoln,NE
    MLB1913-19281913-1928
    Joe Martina1962-03-22N/A72.256P-SS6-0183RR1889-07-08New Orleans,LA
    MLB1924-19241924-1924
    Del Mason1962-12-31N/A79.062P6-0160RR1883-10-29Newfane,NY
    MLB1904-19071904-1907
    Sam Mayer1962-07-01N/A69.121OF-1B5-10164RL1893-02-28Atlanta,GA
    MLB1915-19151915-1915
    Paddy Mayes1962-05-28N/A77.070OF5-11160LR1885-03-17Locust Grove,OK
    MLB1911-19111911-1911
    Sport McAllister1962-07-17N/A87.358OF-C5-11180BR1874-07-23Austin,MS
    MLB1896-19031896-1903
    Harry McCluskey1962-06-07N/A70.068P5-11173LL1892-03-29Clay Center,OH
    MLB1915-19151915-1915
    Charlie Meara1962-02-08N/A70.300OF5-10160LR1891-04-13New York,NY
    MLB1914-19141914-1914
    Steve Melter1962-01-28N/A76.024P6-2180RR1886-01-02Marcus,IA
    MLB1909-19091909-1909
    Otto Miller1962-03-29N/A72.299C-1B6-0196RR1889-06-01Minden,NE
    MLB1910-19221910-1922
    Russ Miller1962-04-30N/A62.035P5-11165RR1900-03-25Etna,OH
    MLB1927-19281927-1928
    George Mogridge1962-03-04N/A73.012P-1B6-2165LL1889-02-18Rochester,NY
    MLB1911-19271911-1927
    Harry Moran1962-11-28N/A73.238P6-1165LL1889-04-02Slater,WV
    MLB1912-19121912-1912
    Cy Morgan1962-06-28N/A83.229P6-0175RR1878-11-10Pomeroy,OH
    MLB1903-19131903-1913
    Ed Moyer1962-11-18N/A77.093P------------1885-08-15Andover,OH
    MLB1910-19101910-1910
    Tim Murchison1962-10-20N/A66.010P6-0185RL1896-10-08Liberty,NC
    MLB1917-19201917-1920
    Dummy Murphy1962-08-10N/A75.234SS5-10165RR1886-12-18Olney,IL
    MLB1914-19141914-1914
    Bobo Newsom1962-12-07N/A55.118P6-2220RR1907-08-11Hartsville,SC
    MLB1929-19531929-1953
    Rabbit Nill1962-05-24N/A80.3132B-3B5-7160RR1881-07-14Fort Wayne,IN
    MLB1904-19081904-1908
    Bill Norman1962-04-21N/A51.279OF6-2190RR1910-07-16St. Louis,MO
    MLB1931-19321931-1932
    Steve O'Neill1962-01-26N/A70.203C-1B5-10165RR1891-07-06Minooka,PA
    MLB1911-19281911-1928
    George Orme1962-03-16N/A70.180OF5-10160RR1891-09-16Lebanon,IN
    MLB1920-19201920-1920
    Champ Osteen1962-12-14N/A85.291SS-3B5-8150LR1877-02-24Hendersonville,NC
    MLB1903-19091903-1909
    Squiz Pillion1962-09-30N/A68.169P6-0178LL1894-04-13Hartford,CT
    MLB1915-19151915-1915
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Ray Powell1962-10-16N/A73.328OF5-9160LR1888-11-20Siloam Springs,AR
    MLB1917-19241917-1924
    Billy Purtell1962-03-17N/A76.0693B-2B5-9170RR1886-01-06Columbus,OH
    MLB1908-19141908-1914
    Rip Radcliff1962-05-23N/A56.123OF-1B5-10170LL1906-01-19Kiowa,OK
    MLB1934-19431934-1943
    Ray Roberts1962-01-30N/A66.157P5-11180LR1895-08-25Cruger,MS
    MLB1919-19191919-1919
    Lefty Russell1962-01-22N/A71.197P6-1165LL1890-07-08Baltimore,MD
    MLB1910-19121910-1912
    War Sanders1962-08-03N/A84.364P5-10160RL1877-08-02Maynardville,TN
    MLB1903-19041903-1904
    Johnny Scalzi1962-09-27N/A55.189H5-7170RR1907-03-22Stamford,CT
    MLB1931-19311931-1931
    Tillie Shafer1962-01-10N/A72.2923B-2B5-10165BR1889-03-22Los Angeles,CA
    MLB1909-19131909-1913
    Jim Shaw1962-01-27N/A68.159P6-0180RR1893-08-19Pittsburgh,PA
    MLB1913-19211913-1921
    Ralph Shinners1962-07-23N/A66.291OF6-0180RR1895-10-04Monches,WI
    MLB1922-19251922-1925
    Duke Shirey1962-09-01N/A64.071P6-1175RR1898-06-20Jersey Shore,PA
    MLB1920-19201920-1920
    Burt Shotton1962-07-29N/A77.282OF5-11175LR1884-10-18Brownhelm,OH
    MLB1909-19231909-1923
    Vince Shupe1962-04-05N/A40.2111B5-11180LL1921-09-05East Canton,OH
    MLB1945-19451945-1945
    Don Songer1962-10-03N/A62.244P6-0165LL1900-01-31Walnut,KS
    MLB1924-19271924-1927
    Paul Speraw1962-02-22N/A68.1393B5-8145RR1893-10-05Annville,PA
    MLB1920-19201920-1920
    Stan Sperry1962-09-27N/A48.2192B5-10164LR1914-02-19Evansville,WI
    MLB1936-19381936-1938
    Bob Steele1962-01-27N/A68.020P5-10175LR1894-01-05Cassburn,ON
    MLB1916-19191916-1919
    Art Stokes1962-06-03N/A65.261P5-10155RR1896-09-13Emmitsburg,MD
    MLB1925-19251925-1925
    Tom Sullivan1962-09-23N/A66.339P5-11178LL1895-10-18Boston,MA
    MLB1922-19221922-1922
    Red Thomas1962-03-29N/A63.337OF5-11165RR1898-04-25Hargrove,AL
    MLB1921-19211921-1921
    Will Thompson1962-06-09N/A91.282P5-11190RR1870-08-30Pittsburgh,PA
    MLB1892-18921892-1892
    Tink Turner1962-02-25N/A72.004P6-1190RR1890-02-20Swarthmore,PA
    MLB1915-19151915-1915
    Jake Volz1962-08-11N/A84.127P5-10175RR1878-04-04San Antonio,TX
    MLB1901-19081901-1908
    Joe Vosmik1962-01-27N/A51.298OF6-0185RR1910-04-04Cleveland,OH
    MLB1930-19441930-1944
    Roy Walker1962-02-10N/A68.302P6-1180RR1893-04-13Lawrenceburg,TN
    MLB1912-19221912-1922
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Jimmy Walsh1962-07-03N/A76.283OF-3B5-10170LR1885-09-22Kallila,IR
    MLB1912-19171912-1917
    Milt Watson1962-04-10N/A72.089P6-1180RR1890-01-10Flovilla,GA
    MLB1916-19191916-1919
    Dick Wheeler1962-02-12N/A64.028OF5-11185RR1898-01-14Keene,NH
    MLB1918-19181918-1918
    Possum Whitted1962-10-16N/A72.253OF-3B5-8168RR1890-02-04Durham,NC
    MLB1912-19221912-1922
    Bob Williams1962-08-06N/A78.099C6-0190RR1884-04-27Monday,OH
    MLB1911-19131911-1913
    Lefty Willis1962-05-10N/A56.187P6-1175LL1905-11-04Leetown,WV
    MLB1925-19271925-1927
    Mutt Wilson1962-08-31N/A66.040P6-3167RR1896-07-20Kiser,NC
    MLB1920-19201920-1920
    Earl Yingling1962-10-02N/A73.336P-OF5-11180LL1888-10-29Chillicothe,OH
    MLB1911-19181911-1918
    Pep Young1962-01-14N/A54.1382B-SS5-9162RR1907-08-29Jamestown,NC
    MLB1933-19451933-1945
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