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Listing of baseball deaths for the 1901 calendar year. Note that our tracking for deaths is not 100% complete and it is based on available public information as many former non-MLB player deaths may not be captured. The Cause of Death is not always available for a particular player.

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1901 Baseball Deaths

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  • Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    George Flynn1901-12-28---30.217OF5-9150------1871-05-24Chicago,IL
    MLB1896-18961896-1896
    Jim Sullivan1901-11-29---34.217P-OF5-10155RR1867-04-25Charlestown,MA
    MLB1891-18981891-1898
    Tub Welch1901-11-07---35.106C-1B5-11230---R1866-07-23St. Louis,MO
    MLB1890-18951890-1895
    John Corcoran1901-11-02------SS-3B---------L---Cincinnati,OH
    MLB1895-18951895-1895
    John Cahill1901-10-31---36.182OF-P5-7168RR1865-04-30San Francisco,CA
    MLB1884-18871884-1887
    Jim Duncan1901-10-16---30.106C-1B5-8140RR1871-07-01Saltsburg,PA
    MLB1899-18991899-1899
    Chappy Lane1901-10-09------1B-OF---165R------Pittsburgh,PA
    MLB1882-18841882-1884
    Doc McJames1901-09-23---28.025P---------R1873-08-27Charleston,SC
    MLB1895-19011895-1901
    Pete Sweeney1901-08-22---37.2333B-2B5-9170RR1863-12-31---
    MLB1888-18901888-1890
    Gene Bagley1901-08-15-40.067C-OF------------1861-06-07New York,NY
    MLB1886-18861886-1886
    Milt Whitehead1901-08-15------SS-2B5-8155BR---Toronto,ON
    MLB1884-18841884-1884
    Joe Simmons1901-07-24---56.040OF-1B5-9166------1845-06-13New York,NY
    MLB1871-18751871-1875
    Dave McKeough1901-07-11---37.221C-SS5-7158R---1863-12-01Utica,NY
    MLB1890-18911890-1891
    Sy Studley1901-07-09------OF5-7180---------Byron,NY
    MLB1872-18721872-1872
    Bill Craver1901-06-17Heart Disease---2B-SS5-9160RR---Troy,NY
    MLB1871-18771871-1877
    Dude Esterbrook1901-04-30---43.3243B-1B5-11167RR1857-06-09Staten Island,NY
    MLB1880-18911880-1891
    Bill Yeatman1901-04-20------OF---------------Alexandria,VA
    MLB1872-18721872-1872
    Pat Sullivan1901-04-14------3B-OF5-11165---R---Milwaukee,WI
    MLB1884-18841884-1884
    John Hiland1901-04-10------2B5-8165LL---Baltic,CT
    MLB1885-18851885-1885
    George Popplein1901-03-31------OF-SS---------------Baltimore,MD
    MLB1873-18731873-1873
    Mike Trost1901-03-24------C-OF6-0180---R---Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1890-18951890-1895
    Charles Snyder1901-03-03------C-OF5-8150RR------
    MLB1890-18901890-1890
    Tom Kinslow1901-02-22Consumption35.040C-1B5-10160RR1866-01-12Washington,DC
    MLB1886-18981886-1898
    Dennis Driscoll1901-02-21---38.1332B------------1862-10-10Providence,RI
    MLB1885-18851885-1885
    Tom O'Brien1901-02-03Pneumonia27.347OF-1B5-11170------1873-02-20Verona,PA
    MLB1897-19001897-1900
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    Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Death Date Published date of death (if available) Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system