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1999 Baseball DeathsTransactions
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Dick Bertell passed away on 1999-12-20
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Top Major Leaguers Has not played in MLB Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks
Player NamePosDeath DateDeath CauseHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft Information
Harry KimberlinP1999-12-316-3 175 R-R 1909-03-13 90.293Sullivan,Missouri MLB1936-19391936-1939  
Larry BearnarthP1999-12-31Heart attack6-2 203 R-R 1941-09-11 58.111New York,New York MLB1963-19711963-1971
1962-   UDFA-NYN
Dick CleggUMP1999-12-30   - 1938-03-24 61.281Boston,Massachusetts --  
Dick BertellC1999-12-206-0 200 R-R 1935-11-01 64.049Oak Park,Illinois MLB1960-19671960-1967
1957-   UDFA-CHN
Eddie Kazak3B-1B1999-12-156-0 175 R-R 1920-07-18 79.150Steubenville,Ohio MLB1948-19521948-1952  
Hector MartinezOF1999-12-145-10 160 R-R 1939-05-11 60.217Las Villas,Cuba MLB1962-19631962-1963
1957-   UDFA-MLB
Whitey Kurowski3B1999-12-095-11 193 R-R 1918-04-19 81.234Reading,Pennsylvania MLB1941-19491941-1949  
Wally HebertP1999-12-086-1 195 L-L 1907-08-21 92.109Lake Charles,Louisiana MLB1931-19431931-1943  
Roy TalcottP1999-12-066-1 180 R-R 1920-01-16 79.325Brookline,Massachusetts MLB1943-19431943-1943  
Mike BudnickP1999-12-026-1 200 R-R 1919-09-15 80.078Astoria,Oregon MLB1946-19471946-1947  
Gene Baker2B-3B1999-12-016-1 170 R-R 1925-06-15 74.169Davenport,Iowa MLB1953-19611953-1961  
Al SchrollP1999-11-306-2 210 R-R 1932-03-22 67.253New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1958-19611958-1961  
Roger BlancoP1999-11-306-6 215 R-R 1976-08-29 23.093La Sabana,Venezuela A+1995-1999-  
Tom HerrinP1999-11-296-3 190 R-R 1929-09-12 70.078Shreveport,Louisiana MLB1954-19541954-1954  
Dick ErricksonP1999-11-286-1 175 L-R 1912-03-05 87.268Vineland,New Jersey MLB1938-19421938-1942  
Lewis Lawson3B1999-11-255-9 170 R-R 1946-10-30 53.026Terre Haute,Indiana --
1965-29- 548-NYA
Jay HeardP1999-11-185-7 155 L-L 1920-01-17 79.306Atlanta,Georgia MLB1954-19541954-1954  
Allen BensonP1999-11-166-1 185 R-R 1908-07-12 91.127Hurley,South Dakota MLB1934-19341934-1934  
Ray GoolsbyOF1999-11-136-1 185 R-R 1919-09-05 80.069Floralla,Alabama MLB1946-19461946-1946  
Pat McLaughlinP1999-11-016-2 175 R-R 1910-08-17 89.076Taylor,Texas MLB1937-19451937-1945  
Mat PatkinCOACH1999-10-30   - 1920-01-10 79.294Philadelphia,Pennsylvania --  
Ray KattC1999-10-206-2 200 R-R 1927-05-09 72.164New Braunfels,Texas MLB1952-19591952-1959  
Calvin GriffithEXEC1999-10-20   - 1911-12-01 87.324Montreal,Quebec --  
Earl TurnerC1999-10-205-9 170 R-R 1923-05-06 76.167Pittsfield,Massachusetts MLB1948-19501948-1950  
Leslie AuldsC1999-10-136-2 185 R-R 1920-12-28 78.289Farmerville,Louisiana MLB1947-19471947-1947  
Bob PatrickOF1999-10-066-2 190 R-R 1917-10-27 81.344Fort Smith,Arkansas MLB1941-19421941-1942  
Paul BurrisC1999-10-036-0 190 R-R 1923-07-21 76.074Hickory,North Carolina MLB1948-19531948-1953  
Arnold EarleyP1999-09-29Congestive heart failure6-1 200 L-L 1933-06-04 66.117Lincoln Park,Michigan MLB1960-19671960-1967
1952-   UDFA-BOS
Doug HansenH1999-09-166-0 180 R-R 1928-12-16 70.274Los Angeles,California MLB1951-19511951-1951  
Paul GregoryP1999-09-166-2 180 R-R 1908-06-09 91.099Tomnolen,Mississippi MLB1932-19331932-1933  
Ace WilliamsP1999-09-166-2 174 R-L 1917-03-18 82.182Montclair,New Jersey MLB1940-19461940-1946  
Catfish HunterP1999-09-09Lou Gehrig's Disease6-0 195 R-R 1946-04-08 53.154Hertford,North Carolina MLB1965-19791965-1979
1964-   UDFA-KC1
Boots PoffenbergerP1999-09-015-10 178 R-R 1915-07-01 84.062Williamsport,Maryland MLB1937-19391937-1939  
Doc MarshallSS-2B1999-09-015-11 150 R-R 1906-06-04 93.089New Albany,Mississippi MLB1929-19321929-1932  
Warren Huston3B-2B1999-08-306-0 170 R-R 1913-10-31 85.303Newtonville,Massachusetts MLB1937-19441937-1944  
Johnny GerlachSS1999-08-285-9 165 R-R 1917-05-11 82.109Shullsburg,Wisconsin MLB1938-19391938-1939  
Dave PopeOF1999-08-28Leukemia5-10 170 L-R 1921-06-17 78.072Talladega,Alabama MLB1952-19561952-1956  
Dee Fondy1B1999-08-196-3 196 L-L 1924-10-31 74.292Slaton,Texas MLB1951-19581951-1958  
Randy HeflinP1999-08-176-0 185 L-R 1918-09-11 80.340Fredericksburg,Virginia MLB1945-19461945-1946  
Greek GeorgeC1999-08-156-2 200 R-R 1912-12-25 86.233Waycross,Georgia MLB1936-19451936-1945  
Pee Wee ReeseSS1999-08-14Lung cancer5-9 175 R-R 1918-07-23 81.022Ekron,Kentucky MLB1940-19581940-1958  
Pat MullinOF1999-08-146-2 190 L-R 1917-11-01 81.286Trotter,Pennsylvania MLB1940-19531940-1953  
Bill LohrmanP1999-08-136-1 185 R-R 1913-05-22 86.083Brooklyn,New York MLB1934-19441934-1944  
Harry WalkerOF1999-08-086-2 190 L-R 1916-10-22 82.290Pascagoula,Mississippi MLB1940-19551940-1955  
Ed ColeP1999-07-285-11 170 R-R 1909-03-22 90.128Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania MLB1938-19391938-1939  
Woody DavisP1999-07-186-1 200 L-R 1913-04-25 86.084Nicholls,Georgia MLB1938-19381938-1938  
Whit WyattP1999-07-16Pneumonia6-1 185 R-R 1907-09-27 91.293Kensington,Georgia MLB1929-19451929-1945  
Paddy CottrellSCOUT1999-07-13   - 1912-02-07 87.157San Francisco,California --  
Tim LayanaP1999-06-26Car accident6-2 195 R-R 1964-03-02 35.116Inglewood,California MLB1983-19971990-1993
1986- 3-  80-NYA
Charlie English3B-2B1999-06-255-9 160 R-R 1910-04-08 89.078Darlington,South Carolina MLB1932-19371932-1937  
Bert Haas1B-3B1999-06-235-11 180 R-R 1914-02-08 85.135Naperville,Illinois MLB1937-19511937-1951  
Gene Markland2B1999-06-155-10 160 R-R 1919-12-26 79.172Detroit,Michigan MLB1950-19501950-1950  
Bob GarberP1999-06-076-1 190 R-R 1928-09-10 70.270Hunker,Pennsylvania MLB1956-19561956-1956  
Eddie Stanky2B1999-06-06Heart attack5-8 170 R-R 1916-09-03 82.276Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1943-19531943-1953  
Clarence HeiseP1999-05-305-10 172 L-L 1907-08-07 91.297Topeka,Kansas MLB1934-19341934-1934  
Ben Taylor1B1999-05-116-0 185 L-L 1924-09-30 74.223Metropolis,Illinois MLB1951-19551951-1955  
Carl PowisOF1999-05-106-0 185 R-R 1928-01-11 71.120Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1957-19571957-1957  
Joe Adcock1B-OF1999-05-036-4 220 R-R 1927-10-30 71.186Coushatta,Louisiana MLB1950-19661950-1966  
Faye ThroneberryOF1999-04-266-0 190 L-R 1931-06-22 67.309Fisherville,Tennessee MLB1952-19611952-1961  
Tom RavashiereUMP1999-04-235-11 190 - 1920-08-01 78.265Brooklyn,New York --  
George EshelmanUMP1999-04-20   - 1921-09-26 77.206Decatur,Illinois --  
Bernie Snyder2B-SS1999-04-156-0 165 R-R 1913-08-25 85.233Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1935-19351935-1935  
Cliff RossP1999-04-126-4 195 L-L 1928-08-03 70.252Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1954-19541954-1954  
Pete MilneOF1999-04-116-1 180 L-R 1925-04-10 74.001Mobile,Alabama MLB1948-19501948-1950  
Clay BryantP1999-04-096-2 195 R-R 1911-11-16 87.145Madison Heights,Virginia MLB1935-19401935-1940  
Early WynnP1999-04-04Stroke6-0 200 B-R 1920-01-06 79.089Hartford,Alabama MLB1939-19631939-1963  
Red FlahertyUMP1999-04-016-2 210 - 1917-04-25 81.341Maynard,Massachusetts --  
Cal RipkenC-OF1999-03-25Lung cancer5-11 175 R-R 1935-12-17 63.099Aberdeen,Maryland --  
Birdie TebbettsC1999-03-245-11 170 R-R 1912-11-10 86.134Burlington,Vermont MLB1936-19521936-1952  
Paul TothP1999-03-206-1 175 R-R 1935-06-30 63.264McRoberts,Kentucky MLB1962-19641962-1964
1955-   UDFA-SLN
Bill PetermanC1999-03-136-2 185 R-R 1921-03-20 77.358Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1942-19421942-1942  
Joe DiMaggioOF1999-03-08Lung cancer6-2 193 R-R 1914-11-25 84.103Martinez,California MLB1936-19511936-1951  
Kenny RobinsonP1999-02-28Car accident5-7 175 R-R 1969-11-03 29.117Barberton,Ohio MLB1989-19981995-1997
1991-10- 276-TOR
Earl HuckleberryP1999-02-255-11 165 R-R 1910-05-23 88.278Konawa,Oklahoma MLB1935-19351935-1935  
Johnnie WittigP1999-02-246-0 180 R-R 1914-06-16 84.253Baltimore,Maryland MLB1938-19491938-1949  
Howie HaakSCOUT1999-02-22   - 1911-08-28 87.178Rochester,New York --  
George GillP1999-02-216-1 185 R-R 1909-02-13 90.008Catchings,Mississippi MLB1937-19391937-1939  
Vinegar Bend MizellP1999-02-216-3 205 R-L 1930-08-13 68.192Vinegar Bend,Alabama MLB1952-19621952-1962  
Buck RogersP1999-02-205-8 164 R-L 1912-11-05 86.107Spring Garden,Virginia MLB1935-19351935-1935  
Joe RossiC1999-02-206-1 205 R-R 1921-03-13 77.344Oakland,California MLB1952-19521952-1952  
Carl SumnerOF1999-02-085-8 170 L-L 1908-09-28 90.133Cambridge,Massachusetts MLB1928-19281928-1928  
Paul CalvertP1999-02-016-0 185 R-R 1917-10-06 81.118Montreal,Quebec MLB1942-19511942-1951  
Norm Zauchin1B1999-01-316-5 220 R-R 1929-11-17 69.075Royal Oak,Michigan MLB1951-19591951-1959  
Larry LoughlinP1999-01-266-1 190 L-L 1941-08-16 57.163Tacoma,Washington MLB1967-19671967-1967
1964-   UDFA-PHI
Bob HartsfieldCOACH1999-01-25   - 1931-12-15 67.041Atlanta,Georgia --  
Oscar GeorgyP1999-01-156-3 180 R-R 1916-11-25 82.051New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1938-19381938-1938  
Jim DunnP1999-01-066-0 185 R-R 1931-02-25 67.315Valdosta,Georgia MLB1952-19521952-1952  
Len Dondero3B-2B1999-01-015-11 178 R-R 1903-09-12 95.111Newark,California MLB1929-19291929-1929