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Listing of baseball deaths for the 1912 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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1912 Baseball Deaths

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  • Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Charlie Sprague1912-12-31---48.081OF-P5-11150LL1864-10-10Cleveland,OH
    MLB1887-18901887-1890
    Ed Kennedy1912-12-22---51.2603B-SS5-7160RR1861-04-05Bellevue,KY
    MLB1884-18841884-1884
    Jim Green1912-12-22---58.2133B-OF------------1854-05-22Windham,CT
    MLB1884-18841884-1884
    Jim Gilman1912-12-21---42.1893B---------R1870-06-14Cleveland,OH
    MLB1893-18931893-1893
    Jim Conway1912-12-21---54.073P-OF------RR1858-10-08Upper Darby,PA
    MLB1884-18891884-1889
    Fred Corey1912-11-27------3B-P5-7160RR---Coventry,RI
    MLB1878-18851878-1885
    John Rainey1912-11-11---48.116OF-3B5-10165LR1864-07-16Birmingham,MI
    MLB1887-18901887-1890
    Cupid Childs1912-11-08---45.0912B-SS5-8185LR1867-08-08Baltimore,MD
    MLB1888-19011888-1901
    Frank Murphy1912-11-04---36.211OF-2B------RR1876-04-06Tarrytown,NY
    MLB1901-19011901-1901
    Ed Green1912-11-01------P-3B---------------Millville,NJ
    MLB1890-18901890-1890
    Piggy Ward1912-10-24---45.190OF-2B5-9196BR1867-04-16Chambersburg,PA
    MLB1883-18941883-1894
    Charlie Waitt1912-10-21---59.006OF-1B5-11165---R1853-10-14Hallowell,ME
    MLB1875-18831875-1883
    John Skopec1912-10-20---32.163P5-10190RL1880-05-08Chicago,IL
    MLB1901-19031901-1903
    Bill Tobin1912-10-10---57.3641B------L---1854-10-10Hartford,CT
    MLB1880-18801880-1880
    Heinie Heitmuller1912-10-08---29.135OF6-2215RR1883-05-25San Francisco,CA
    MLB1909-19101909-1910
    Bill Finley1912-10-06-49.001C-OF5-3170------1863-10-04New York,NY
    MLB1886-18861886-1886
    George Knight1912-10-04---56.314P------------1855-11-24Lakeville,CT
    MLB1875-18751875-1875
    Bill Boyd1912-10-01---59.2823B-OF---250------1852-12-22New York,NY
    MLB1872-18751872-1875
    Cherokee Fisher1912-09-26------P-OF5-9164RR---Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1871-18781871-1878
    Al Barker1912-09-15---73.239OF------------1839-01-18Lost Creek,IN
    MLB1871-18711871-1871
    Bugs Raymond1912-09-07---30.194P5-10180RR1882-02-24Chicago,IL
    MLB1904-19111904-1911
    Tug Arundel1912-09-05---50.066C-OF5-10175RR1862-06-30Auburn,NY
    MLB1882-18881882-1888
    Lou Polchow1912-08-15---32.153P5-9---------1880-03-14Mankato,MN
    MLB1902-19021902-1902
    Ed Sales1912-08-10------SS------LR---Harrisburg,PA
    MLB1890-18901890-1890
    Dick Van Zant1912-08-06----3B5-10175---------Richmond,IN
    MLB1888-18881888-1888
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Harry Lyons1912-06-29---46.095OF-3B5-10157RR1866-03-25Chester,PA
    MLB1887-18931887-1893
    Leonidas Lee1912-06-11---51.179OF-SS------------1860-12-13St. Louis,MO
    MLB1877-18771877-1877
    Gus Alberts1912-05-07------3B-SS5-6180RR---Reading,PA
    MLB1884-18911884-1891
    Josh Bunce1912-04-28---64.352OF------------1847-05-10Brooklyn,NY
    MLB1877-18771877-1877
    Sam Barkley1912-04-20---53.3302B-1B5-11180RR1858-05-24Wheeling,WV
    MLB1884-18891884-1889
    Hank Gehring1912-04-18---31.083P------RR1881-01-24St. Paul,MN
    MLB1907-19081907-1908
    Ace Stewart1912-04-17---43.0612B5-10176RR1869-02-14Terre Haute,IN
    MLB1895-18951895-1895
    Harry Keener1912-03-25---43.218P5-10185---R1868-08-18Easton,PA
    MLB1896-18961896-1896
    Ed Kenna1912-03-22---34.155P6-0180---R1877-10-17Charleston,WV
    MLB1902-19021902-1902
    Doc Amole1912-03-09Congestion of the lungs38.066P5-9165RL1874-01-01Coatesville,PA
    MLB1897-18981897-1898
    Pembroke Finlayson1912-03-06---23.217P5-6140RR1888-07-31Cheraw,SC
    MLB1908-19091908-1909
    Jimmy Knowles1912-02-11---55.1573B-2B5-9160R---1856-09-05Toronto,ON
    MLB1884-18921884-1892
    Jim Doyle1912-02-01---30.0363B-OF5-10168RR1881-12-25Detroit,MI
    MLB1910-19111910-1911
    Ed Taylor1912-01-31---34.312P---------L1877-03-23Palestine,TX
    MLB1903-19031903-1903
    John Russ1912-01-18---53.290OF-P------------1858-04-01Cannelton,IN
    MLB1882-18821882-1882
    Lefty Marr1912-01-11---49.112OF-3B5-9180LL1862-09-19Cincinnati,OH
    MLB1886-18911886-1891
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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