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Listing of baseball deaths for the 1918 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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1918 Baseball Deaths

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  • Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Bob Blakiston1918-12-26---63.084OF-3B5-8180------1855-10-02San Francisco,CA
    MLB1882-18841882-1884
    Frank Arellanes1918-12-13---36.318P6-0180RR1882-01-28Santa Cruz,CA
    MLB1908-19101908-1910
    Lester Dole1918-12-10---63.154OF5-11---------1855-07-08Meriden,CT
    MLB1875-18751875-1875
    Walt Dickson1918-12-09---40.005P5-11175RR1878-12-03New Summerfield,TX
    MLB1910-19131910-1913
    Ed Mincher1918-12-08---67.173OF5-7155------1851-06-17Baltimore,MD
    MLB1871-18721871-1872
    Larry Chappell1918-11-08---28.261OF6-0186LR1890-02-19McClusky,IL
    MLB1913-19171913-1917
    Mike Tiernan1918-11-07---51.289OF-P5-11165LL1867-01-21Trenton,NJ
    MLB1887-18991887-1899
    Charlie Hilsey1918-10-31---54.220P-OF5-7180------1864-03-23Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1883-18841883-1884
    Charlie Rhodes1918-10-26---33.200P5-7180RR1885-04-07Caney,KS
    MLB1906-19091906-1909
    Harry Chapman1918-10-21---30.359C5-11160RR1887-10-26Severance,KS
    MLB1912-19161912-1916
    Tom Reilly1918-10-18---34.074SS5-10---RR1884-08-03St. Louis,MO
    MLB1908-19141908-1914
    Alex Burr1918-10-12---24.344OF6-3190RR1893-11-01Chicago,IL
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    George LeClair1918-10-10---31.356P5-9170RR1886-10-18Milton,VT
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    Fred Gaiser1918-10-09---33.037P------------1885-08-31Stuttgart,GE
    MLB1908-19081908-1908
    Phil Routcliffe1918-10-04---47.344OF6-0175RR1870-10-24Frontenac,ON
    MLB1890-18901890-1890
    John Frill1918-09-28---39.177P5-10170RL1879-04-03Reading,PA
    MLB1910-19121910-1912
    Ernie Beam1918-09-13---51.179P-OF6-0185---R1867-03-17Mansfield,OH
    MLB1895-18951895-1895
    Ed Cassian1918-09-10---50.305P5-8160---R1867-11-08Wilbraham,MA
    MLB1891-18911891-1891
    Mike Lawlor1918-08-03---64.143C6-0180---R1854-03-11Troy,NY
    MLB1880-18841880-1884
    Larry Pape1918-07-21---34.364P5-11175RR1883-07-21Norwood,OH
    MLB1909-19121909-1912
    Jake Beckley1918-06-25---50.3241B-OF5-10200LL1867-08-04Hannibal,MO
    MLB1888-19071888-1907
    Davy Force1918-06-21---68.327SS-2B5-4130RR1849-07-27New York,NY
    MLB1871-18861871-1886
    George Wheeler1918-06-13---36.214H5-9180LR1881-11-10Shelburn,IN
    MLB1910-19101910-1910
    Larry Ressler1918-06-12---69.304OF-2B------------1848-08-10---
    MLB1875-18751875-1875
    Mike Hickey1918-06-11---46.1672B5-10150RR1871-12-25Chicopee,MA
    MLB1899-18991899-1899
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    George Bone1918-05-26---43.270SS5-7152BR1874-08-28New Haven,CT
    MLB1901-19011901-1901
    Ralph Sharman1918-05-24---23.042OF5-11176RR1895-04-11Cleveland,OH
    MLB1917-19171917-1917
    Chris McFarland1918-05-24---56.279OF-P5-9170------1861-08-17Fall River,MA
    MLB1884-18841884-1884
    Patsy Tebeau1918-05-16---53.1601B-3B5-8163RR1864-12-05St. Louis,MO
    MLB1887-19001887-1900
    Maury Uhler1918-05-04---31.140OF5-11165RR1886-12-14Pikesville,MD
    MLB1914-19141914-1914
    Dave Williams1918-04-25---37.075P5-11167RL1881-02-07Scranton,PA
    MLB1902-19021902-1902
    Ed Wilkinson1918-04-09---27.292OF-2B6-0170RR1890-06-20Jacksonville,OR
    MLB1911-19111911-1911
    Newt Halliday1918-04-06---21.2901B6-1175RR1896-06-18Chicago,IL
    MLB1916-19161916-1916
    Jack Farrell1918-03-24---25.2792B5-8145BR1892-06-16Chicago,IL
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    Jim Holdsworth1918-03-22---67.250OF-SS------RR1850-07-14New York,NY
    MLB1872-18841872-1884
    Jim McCormick1918-03-10---61.125P-OF5-10215RR1856-11-03Glasgow,ST
    MLB1878-18871878-1887
    Joe Fogarty1918-02-21---53.271OF5-11190------1864-05-24St. Louis,MO
    MLB1885-18851885-1885
    Carl Druhot1918-02-05---35.156P5-7150LL1882-09-01---
    MLB1906-19071906-1907
    Jack Crooks1918-02-02---52.0842B-3B5-10170RR1865-11-09St. Paul,MN
    MLB1889-18981889-1898
    Mike Gaule1918-01-24----51.-19OF6-2---LL1969-08-04Baltimore,MD
    MLB1889-18891889-1889
    George Ulrich1918-01-09---48.216OF-3B------------1869-06-05Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1892-18961892-1896
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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