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Fritz Brickell passed away on 1965-10-15
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Player NamePosDeath DateDeath CauseHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft Information
Alex MainP1965-12-296-5 195 L-R 1884-05-13 81.230Montrose,Michigan MLB1914-19181914-1918  
Bob SmithP1965-12-275-11 160 R-R 1890-07-20 75.160Woodbury,Vermont MLB1913-19131913-1913  
Al LyonsP1965-12-206-2 195 R-R 1918-07-18 47.155St. Joseph,Missouri MLB1944-19481944-1948  
John KnightSS-3B1965-12-196-2 180 R-R 1885-10-06 80.074Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1905-19131905-1913  
Dick NewsomeP1965-12-156-0 185 R-R 1909-12-13 56.002Ahoskie,North Carolina MLB1941-19431941-1943  
Dutch SterrettOF-1B1965-12-095-11 165 R-R 1889-10-01 76.069Milroy,Pennsylvania MLB1912-19131912-1913  
Branch RickeyC-OF1965-12-095-9 175 L-R 1881-12-20 83.354Flat,Ohio MLB1905-19141905-1914  
Frank CrossinC1965-12-065-10 160 R-R 1891-06-15 74.174Kingston,Pennsylvania MLB1912-19141912-1914  
Bill Hollahan3B1965-11-275-8 165 R-R 1896-11-22 69.005New York,New York MLB1920-19201920-1920  
Ralph GoodP1965-11-246-0 165 R-R 1886-04-25 79.213Monticello,Maine MLB1910-19101910-1910  
Ed SherlingH1965-11-166-1 185 R-R 1897-07-17 68.122Coalburg,Alabama MLB1924-19241924-1924  
Dixie WalkerP1965-11-146-0 192 L-R 1887-06-01 78.166Brownsville,Pennsylvania MLB1909-19121909-1912  
Dave GreggP1965-11-126-1 185 R-R 1891-03-14 74.243Chehalis,Washington MLB1913-19131913-1913  
Harry TrekellP1965-11-046-1 170 R-R 1892-11-18 72.351Buda,Illinois MLB1913-19131913-1913  
Johnny MitchellSS1965-11-045-8 155 B-R 1894-08-09 71.087Detroit,Michigan MLB1921-19251921-1925  
Clarence FisherP1965-11-026-0 174 R-R 1898-08-27 67.067Letart,West Virginia MLB1919-19201919-1920  
Lee FohlC1965-10-305-10 175 L-R 1876-11-28 88.336Lowell,Ohio MLB1902-19031902-1903  
Bill McKechnie3B-2B1965-10-295-10 160 B-R 1886-08-07 79.083Wilkinsburg,Pennsylvania MLB1907-19201907-1920  
Frank Fuller2B1965-10-295-7 150 B-R 1893-01-01 72.301Detroit,Michigan MLB1915-19231915-1923  
Walter Barbare3B-SS1965-10-286-0 162 R-R 1891-08-11 74.078Greenville,South Carolina MLB1914-19221914-1922  
John Dudra3B-2B1965-10-245-11 175 R-R 1916-05-27 49.150Assumption,Illinois MLB1941-19411941-1941  
Chick ShortenOF1965-10-236-0 175 L-L 1892-04-19 73.187Scranton,Pennsylvania MLB1915-19241915-1924  
Otis Lawry2B1965-10-235-8 133 L-R 1893-11-01 71.356Fairfield,Maine MLB1916-19171916-1917  
Ed Fitzpatrick2B-OF1965-10-235-8 165 R-R 1889-12-09 75.318Lewistown,Pennsylvania MLB1915-19171915-1917  
Ted OdenwaldP1965-10-235-10 147 R-L 1902-01-04 63.292Hudson,Wisconsin MLB1921-19221921-1922  
Lou NagelsenC1965-10-216-2 180 R-R 1887-06-29 78.114Piqua,Ohio MLB1912-19121912-1912  
Fritz BrickellSS1965-10-15Cancer5-5 157 R-R 1935-03-19 30.210Wichita,Kansas MLB1959-19611959-1961  
Curt DavisP1965-10-126-2 185 R-R 1903-09-07 62.035Greenfield,Missouri MLB1934-19461934-1946  
Wid MatthewsOF1965-10-055-8 155 L-L 1896-10-20 68.350Raleigh,Illinois MLB1923-19251923-1925  
Harvey MacDonaldOF1965-10-045-11 170 L-L 1898-05-18 67.139New York,New York MLB1928-19281928-1928  
Delos DrakeOF1965-10-035-11 170 R-L 1886-12-03 78.304Girard,Ohio MLB1911-19111911-1911  
Jerry McCarthy1B1965-10-036-1 205 L-L 1923-05-23 42.133Brooklyn,New York MLB1948-19481948-1948  
Jim Battle3B-SS1965-09-306-1 170 R-R 1901-03-26 64.188Bailey,Texas MLB1927-19271927-1927  
Tink RiviereP1965-09-275-10 167 R-R 1899-08-02 66.056Liberty,Texas MLB1921-19251921-1925  
Cliff KnoxC1965-09-245-11 178 B-R 1902-01-07 63.260Coalville,Iowa MLB1924-19241924-1924  
Biz MackeyC1965-09-226-0 200 B-R 1897-07-27 68.057Eagle Pass,Texas --  
Rudy LeopoldP1965-09-036-0 160 L-L 1905-07-27 60.038Grand Cane,Louisiana MLB1928-19281928-1928  
Joe HooverSS1965-09-025-11 175 R-R 1915-04-15 50.140Los Angeles,California MLB1943-19451943-1945  
Ivy OlsonSS-2B1965-09-015-10 175 R-R 1885-10-14 79.322Kansas City,Missouri MLB1911-19241911-1924  
Frank PapishP1965-08-306-2 192 R-L 1917-10-21 47.313Pueblo,Colorado MLB1945-19501945-1950  
Paul WanerOF1965-08-295-8 153 L-L 1903-04-16 62.135Harrah,Oklahoma MLB1926-19451926-1945  
Moonlight GrahamOF1965-08-255-10 170 L-R 1876-11-09 88.289Fayetteville,North Carolina --  
Bill HarrisP1965-08-216-1 180 R-R 1900-06-23 65.059Wylie,Texas MLB1923-19381923-1938  
Larry JacobusP1965-08-196-2 186 B-R 1893-12-18 71.244Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1918-19181918-1918  
Stan PitulaP1965-08-155-10 170 R-R 1931-03-23 34.145Hackensack,New Jersey MLB1957-19571957-1957  
Walt WhittakerP1965-08-095-9 165 L-R 1894-06-11 71.059Chelsea,Massachusetts MLB1916-19161916-1916  
Harry LunteSS1965-07-275-11 165 R-R 1892-09-15 72.315St. Louis,Missouri MLB1919-19201919-1920  
Ira TownsendP1965-07-216-1 180 R-R 1894-01-09 71.193Weimar,Texas MLB1920-19211920-1921  
Hugh BedientP1965-07-216-0 185 R-R 1889-10-23 75.271Gerry,New York MLB1912-19141912-1914  
Harry FanwellP1965-07-156-0 175 B-R 1886-10-16 78.272Patapsco,Maryland MLB1910-19101910-1910  
Ike EichrodtOF1965-07-145-11 167 R-R 1903-01-06 62.189Chicago,Illinois MLB1925-19311925-1931  
Pat Burke3B1965-07-075-10 170 R-R 1901-05-13 64.055St. Louis,Missouri MLB1924-19241924-1924  
Jimmy RingP1965-07-066-1 170 R-R 1895-02-15 70.141Brooklyn,New York MLB1917-19281917-1928  
Hank RobinsonP1965-07-035-11 160 R-L 1889-08-16 75.321Floyd,Arkansas MLB1911-19181911-1918  
Johnny HumphriesP1965-06-246-1 185 R-R 1915-06-23 50.001Clifton Forge,Virginia MLB1938-19461938-1946  
Jay DahlP1965-06-205-10 183 B-L 1945-12-06 19.196San Bernardino,California MLB1963-19631963-1963
1963-   UDFA-HOU
Jack CalvoOF1965-06-155-10 156 L-L 1894-06-11 71.004Havana,Cuba MLB1913-19201913-1920  
Pep Clark3B1965-06-085-7 175 R-R 1883-03-20 82.080Union City,Ohio MLB1903-19031903-1903  
Mike McNally2B-3B1965-05-295-11 150 R-R 1892-09-09 72.262Minooka,Pennsylvania MLB1915-19251915-1925  
Harry BiemillerP1965-05-256-1 171 R-R 1897-10-09 67.228Baltimore,Maryland MLB1920-19251920-1925  
Earl WebbOF1965-05-236-1 185 L-R 1897-09-17 67.248Bon Air,Tennessee MLB1925-19331925-1933  
Eric EricksonP1965-05-196-2 190 R-R 1895-03-13 70.067Goteborg,Sweden MLB1914-19221914-1922  
Bill BartleyP1965-05-175-11 190 R-R 1885-01-08 80.129Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1903-19071903-1907  
Lee Quillen3B1965-05-145-10 165 R-R 1882-05-05 83.009North Branch,Minnesota MLB1906-19071906-1907  
Bill BrownOF1965-05-135-8 185 L-L 1893-07-08 71.309Coleman,Texas MLB1912-19121912-1912  
Dick WantzP1965-05-136-5 175 R-R 1940-04-11 25.032South Gate,California MLB1965-19651965-1965
1961-   UDFA-ANA
Guy Sturdy1B1965-05-046-0 180 L-L 1899-08-07 65.270Sherman,Texas MLB1927-19281927-1928  
Wally HoodOF1965-05-025-11 160 R-R 1895-02-09 70.082Whittier,California MLB1920-19221920-1922  
Frank BarberichP1965-05-015-10 175 B-R 1882-02-03 83.087New Town,New York MLB1907-19101907-1910  
Hy MyersOF1965-05-015-9 175 R-R 1889-04-27 76.004East Liverpool,Ohio MLB1909-19251909-1925  
Johnny WatsonSS-OF1965-04-296-0 175 L-R 1908-01-16 57.104Tazewell,Virginia MLB1930-19301930-1930  
Jock Somerlott1B1965-04-216-0 160 R-R 1882-10-26 82.177Flint,Indiana MLB1910-19111910-1911  
Steve Biras2B1965-04-215-11 185 R-R 1922-02-26 43.054East St. Louis,Illinois MLB1944-19441944-1944  
Bill Lauterborn2B-3B1965-04-195-6 140 R-R 1879-06-09 85.315Hornell,New York MLB1904-19051904-1905  
Chick Tolson1B1965-04-166-0 185 R-R 1898-11-06 66.161Washington,DC MLB1925-19301925-1930  
Sam Fishburn1B1965-04-115-9 157 R-R 1893-05-15 71.331Haverhill,Massachusetts MLB1919-19191919-1919  
Bobby Vaughn2B-SS1965-04-115-9 150 R-R 1885-06-04 79.311Stamford,New York MLB1909-19091909-1909  
Phil KetterC1965-04-09   -R 1884-04-13 80.361St. Louis,Missouri MLB1912-19121912-1912  
Rudy KneischP1965-04-065-10 175 R-L 1899-04-10 65.361Baltimore,Maryland MLB1926-19261926-1926  
Mike Pasquella1B1965-04-055-11 167 R-R 1898-11-07 66.149Bridgeport,Connecticut MLB1919-19191919-1919  
Ernie WalkerOF1965-04-016-0 165 L-R 1890-09-17 74.196Blossburg,Alabama MLB1913-19151913-1915  
Ed RoetzSS-1B1965-03-165-10 160 R-R 1905-08-06 59.222Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1929-19291929-1929  
Jimmy Austin3B1965-03-065-7 155 B-R 1879-12-08 85.089Swansea,Wales MLB1909-19291909-1929  
Wally SchangC1965-03-065-10 180 B-R 1889-08-22 75.196South Wales,New York MLB1913-19311913-1931  
Pepper MartinOF-3B1965-03-055-8 170 R-R 1904-02-29 61.005Temple,Oklahoma MLB1928-19441928-1944  
Maurice Van RobaysOF1965-03-016-0 190 R-R 1914-11-15 50.106Detroit,Michigan MLB1939-19461939-1946  
Larry GilbertOF1965-02-175-9 158 L-L 1891-12-03 73.076New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1914-19151914-1915  
Pete NoonanC-1B1965-02-116-0 180 R-R 1881-11-24 83.079West Stockbridge,Massachusetts MLB1904-19071904-1907  
Lefty Herring1B-OF1965-02-115-11 160 L-L 1880-03-04 84.344Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1899-19041899-1904  
Ray BrownHOF1965-02-086-1 195 B-R 1908-02-23 56.351Alger,Ohio --  
Ray KremerP1965-02-086-1 190 R-R 1893-03-23 71.322Oakland,California MLB1924-19331924-1933  
Bruno Betzel2B-3B1965-02-075-9 158 R-R 1894-12-06 70.063Chattanooga,Ohio MLB1914-19181914-1918  
Rube PetersP1965-02-076-1 195 R-R 1885-03-15 79.329Grantfork,Illinois MLB1912-19121912-1912  
Bill BrinkerOF-3B1965-02-056-1 190 B-R 1883-08-30 81.159Warrensburg,Missouri MLB1912-19121912-1912  
Billy SullivanC1965-01-285-9 155 R-R 1875-02-01 89.361Oakland,Wisconsin MLB1899-19121899-1912  
Charlie FitzbergerH1965-01-256-1 170 L-L 1904-02-13 60.347Baltimore,Maryland MLB1928-19281928-1928  
Ralph Young2B1965-01-245-5 165 B-R 1889-09-19 75.127Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1913-19221913-1922  
Bert WhalingC1965-01-21Metastatic adenocarcinoma6-0 185 R-R 1888-06-22 76.213Los Angeles,California MLB1913-19151913-1915  
Nick AltrockP1965-01-205-10 197 B-L 1876-09-15 88.127Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1898-19331898-1933  
Jim Joe EdwardsP1965-01-196-2 185 R-L 1894-12-14 70.036Banner,Mississippi MLB1922-19281922-1928  
Jimmy Williams2B1965-01-165-9 175 R-R 1876-12-20 88.027St. Louis,Missouri MLB1899-19091899-1909  
Bill HopperP1965-01-146-0 175 R-R 1890-10-26 74.080Jackson,Tennessee MLB1913-19151913-1915  
Brad KocherC1965-01-135-11 188 R-R 1888-01-16 76.363White Haven,Pennsylvania MLB1912-19161912-1916  
Wally Pipp1B1965-01-116-1 180 L-L 1893-02-17 71.328Chicago,Illinois MLB1913-19281913-1928  
George SmithP1965-01-076-2 163 R-R 1892-05-31 72.221Byram,Connecticut MLB1916-19231916-1923  
Frank Manush3B1965-01-055-10 175 R-R 1883-09-18 81.109Tuscumbia,Alabama MLB1908-19081908-1908  
Walt JohnsonP1965-01-046-0 180 R-R 1892-12-08 72.027Minneapolis,Minnesota MLB1912-19171912-1917  
Luther BoninOF1965-01-035-9 178 L-R 1888-01-13 76.356Green Hill,Indiana MLB1913-19131913-1913  
Jim StephensC1965-01-025-6 157 R-R 1883-12-10 81.023Salineville,Ohio MLB1907-19121907-1912