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Listing of baseball deaths for the 1905 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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1905 Baseball Deaths

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  • Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Jack Leary1905-12-06------SS-OF5-11186---L---New Haven,CT
    MLB1880-18841880-1884
    Bill Hanlon1905-11-23---29.1501B6-0175R---1876-06-24Los Angeles,CA
    MLB1903-19031903-1903
    John Connor1905-11-14------P6-0------------Nashua,NH
    MLB1884-18851884-1885
    John Otten1905-10-17------C-OF---175---R------
    MLB1895-18951895-1895
    Bill Sullivan1905-10-08------P-OF------RR---Providence,RI
    MLB1890-18901890-1890
    Billy Taylor1905-09-12------3B-2B5-10160---R---Butler,KY
    MLB1898-18981898-1898
    Jerry McCormick1905-09-11---43.2533B-SS5-11178------1861-12-31Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1883-18841883-1884
    Pete Browning1905-09-10Asthenia44.084OF-3B6-0180RR1861-06-17Louisville,KY
    MLB1882-18941882-1894
    Heinie Kappel1905-08-27------SS-3B5-8160RR---Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1887-18891887-1889
    George Snyder1905-08-02---56.307P------------1848-09-28Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1882-18821882-1882
    Jim Tray1905-07-28---45.163C-1B5-11180------1860-02-14Jackson,MI
    MLB1884-18841884-1884
    Pete Dowling1905-06-30---28.349P5-11165LL1876-07-15St. Louis,MO
    MLB1897-19011897-1901
    Harry East1905-06-01---43.0493B------------1862-04-12Decatur,IL
    MLB1882-18821882-1882
    Paul Cook1905-05-25-42.019C-1B5-10185RR1863-05-05Caledonia,NY
    MLB1884-18911884-1891
    Bill Goodenough1905-05-24------OF6-1170---------Watertown,NY
    MLB1893-18931893-1893
    George Zettlein1905-05-22---60.313P-OF5-9162RR1844-07-12Williamsburg,NY
    MLB1871-18761871-1876
    Ed Kennedy1905-05-22---49.049OF-C5-6150------1856-04-01Carbondale,PA
    MLB1883-18861883-1886
    John Abadie1905-05-17-50.1931B6-0192RR1854-11-04Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1875-18751875-1875
    Sam Gillen1905-05-13---37.179SS-3B5-8---------1867-11-14Pittsburgh,PA
    MLB1893-18971893-1897
    Al Mays1905-05-07---39.354P-OF------R---1865-05-17Canal Dover,OH
    MLB1885-18901885-1890
    Jackie Hayes1905-04-25---43.301C-OF5-8175---R1861-06-27Brooklyn,NY
    MLB1882-18901882-1890
    Jim Gardner1905-04-24---31.201P-3B---------R1873-10-04Pittsburgh,PA
    MLB1895-19021895-1902
    Gus Krock1905-03-22---38.316P6-0196RR1866-05-09Milwaukee,WI
    MLB1888-18901888-1890
    Dick Higham1905-03-18---53.236OF-C5-8171LR1851-07-24Ipswich,EN
    MLB1871-18801871-1880
    Pete Meegan1905-03-15---42.121P-OF---160------1862-11-13San Francisco,CA
    MLB1884-18851884-1885
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    John Murphy1905-03-07------P-OF5-11165---------Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1884-18841884-1884
    Stump Wiedman1905-03-02---44.012P-OF5-7165RR1861-02-17Rochester,NY
    MLB1880-18881880-1888
    Tom Poorman1905-02-18---47.126OF-P5-7135LR1857-10-14Lock Haven,PA
    MLB1880-18881880-1888
    Ralph Ham1905-02-13------OF-3B5-8158---------Troy,NY
    MLB1871-18711871-1871
    Bill Eagan1905-02-13---35.2562B------------1869-06-01Camden,NJ
    MLB1891-18981891-1898
    Ned Cuthbert1905-02-06---59.230OF-C5-6140RR1845-06-20Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1871-18841871-1884
    Len Stockwell1905-01-28---45.155OF-1B5-11165RR1859-08-25Cordova,IL
    MLB1879-18901879-1890
    Fergy Malone1905-01-01------C-1B5-8156RL------
    MLB1871-18841871-1884
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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