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Listing of baseball deaths for the 1928 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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1928 Baseball Deaths

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  • Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Mort Scanlan1928-12-29---67.2851B6-1186------1861-03-18Chicago,IL
    MLB1890-18901890-1890
    George Meister1928-12-27------3B---160---------Baltimore,MD
    MLB1884-18841884-1884
    Hugh Reid1928-12-22---76.224OF------------1852-05-10Cleveland,OH
    MLB1874-18741874-1874
    Bill Hughes1928-12-02------1B-OF------LL------
    MLB1884-18851884-1885
    Denny Clare1928-11-26------2B-SS---------------Brooklyn,NY
    MLB1872-18721872-1872
    Butts Wagner1928-11-26---57.0693B-OF5-10170RR1871-09-17Chartiers,PA
    MLB1898-18981898-1898
    Pete Lohman1928-11-21---64.029C-OF------RR1864-10-21Washington County,MN
    MLB1891-18911891-1891
    Jim Gilmore1928-11-18------C-3B---------------Baltimore,MD
    MLB1875-18751875-1875
    Charlie Dorman1928-11-15---28.043C6-2185RR1900-10-03San Francisco,CA
    MLB1923-19231923-1923
    Herb Juul1928-11-14---42.284P5-11150LL1886-02-02Chicago,IL
    MLB1911-19111911-1911
    Oyster Burns1928-11-11---64.065OF-SS5-8183RR1864-09-06Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1884-18951884-1895
    Bill Cooney1928-11-06---45.212P-OF---------R1883-04-07Boston,MA
    MLB1909-19101909-1910
    Jose Mendez1928-11-06---31.231HOF5-9152RR1897-03-19Matanzas,CU
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    George Treadway1928-11-05---61.358OF-1B6-0185LL1866-11-11Greenup County,KY
    MLB1893-18961893-1896
    Ed Kelly1928-11-04---39.328P5-11173RR1888-12-10Pawtucket,RI
    MLB1914-19141914-1914
    Billy West1928-10-27---75.0722B-C------------1853-08-15Williamsburg,NY
    MLB1874-18761874-1876
    Jack Dunn1928-10-22---56.0143B-P5-9---RR1872-10-06Meadville,PA
    MLB1897-19041897-1904
    Harry DeMiller1928-10-19---60.341P------RL1867-11-12Wooster,OH
    MLB1892-18921892-1892
    Billy Milligan1928-10-14---50.055P-OF5-7---RL1878-08-19Buffalo,NY
    MLB1901-19041901-1904
    Bill Stuart1928-10-14---55.046SS-2B5-11170------1873-08-28Boalsburg,PA
    MLB1895-18991895-1899
    Frank Smith1928-10-11---70.320C-OF5-10175R---1857-11-24Fonthill,ON
    MLB1884-18841884-1884
    Snake Wiltse1928-08-25---56.262P-1B------RL1871-12-05Bouckville,NY
    MLB1901-19031901-1903
    Joe Mulvey1928-08-21---69.2973B-SS5-11178RR1858-10-27Providence,RI
    MLB1883-18951883-1895
    Ed Killian1928-07-18---51.247P-OF5-11170LL1876-11-12Racine,WI
    MLB1903-19101903-1910
    Al Sauters1928-07-15---59.3153B-OF------------1868-09-02Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1890-18901890-1890
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Pete Hotaling1928-07-02---71.197OF-C5-8166LR1856-12-16Mohawk,NY
    MLB1879-18881879-1888
    Frank Cox1928-06-24---70.298SS5-6---------1857-08-29Waltham,MA
    MLB1884-18841884-1884
    Malachi Kittridge1928-06-23---58.253C-P5-7170RR1869-10-12Clinton,MA
    MLB1890-19061890-1906
    Jake Weimer1928-06-19---54.201P5-11175RL1873-11-29Ottumwa,IA
    MLB1903-19091903-1909
    Con Daily1928-06-14---63.275C-OF6-0192LR1864-09-11Blackstone,MA
    MLB1884-18961884-1896
    Chuck Corgan1928-06-13---25.191SS-2B5-11180BR1902-12-04Wagoner,OK
    MLB1925-19271925-1927
    Charlie Jordan1928-06-01---56.239P------------1871-10-04Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1896-18961896-1896
    Grant Briggs1928-05-31---63.075C-OF5-11170------1865-03-16Pittsburgh,PA
    MLB1890-18951890-1895
    Bill Smith1928-05-24------P-OF5-8152---R---New Orleans,LA
    MLB1886-18861886-1886
    Ed Stein1928-05-10---58.246P5-11170RR1869-09-05Detroit,MI
    MLB1890-18981890-1898
    Sam Wright1928-05-06---79.161SS5-7146RR1848-11-25New York,NY
    MLB1875-18811875-1881
    Bull Smith1928-05-01---47.253OF6-0180RR1880-08-20Plum,WV
    MLB1904-19061904-1906
    Zeke Wilson1928-04-26---58.122P-OF5-10165RR1869-12-24Benton,AL
    MLB1895-18991895-1899
    Harry Berthrong1928-04-24---84.112OF-2B5-6140------1844-01-01Mumford,NY
    MLB1871-18711871-1871
    Joe Miller1928-04-23---67.064SS-3B5-9165R---1861-02-17Baltimore,MD
    MLB1884-18851884-1885
    Harry McCaffery1928-04-19---69.144OF-2B5-10185RR1858-11-25St. Louis,MO
    MLB1882-18831882-1883
    Ike McAuley1928-04-06-36.230SS-3B5-9150RR1891-08-19Wichita,KS
    MLB1914-19251914-1925
    Marr Phillips1928-04-01---70.288SS5-6164R---1857-06-16Pittsburgh,PA
    MLB1884-18901884-1890
    Phil Redding1928-03-31---38.112P5-11190LR1889-12-08Crystal Springs,MS
    MLB1912-19131912-1913
    Homer Smoot1928-03-25---50.001OF5-10180LR1878-03-23Galestown,MD
    MLB1902-19061902-1906
    Jake Kafora1928-03-23---39.157C6-0180RR1888-10-16Chicago,IL
    MLB1913-19141913-1914
    Tom Lovett1928-03-19---64.101P-OF5-8162RR1863-12-07Providence,RI
    MLB1885-18941885-1894
    Nat Hudson1928-03-14---59.060P-OF------RR1869-01-12Chicago,IL
    MLB1886-18891886-1889
    Bobby Wheelock1928-03-13---63.218SS-OF5-8160RR1864-08-06Charlestown,MA
    MLB1887-18911887-1891
    Mart McQuaid1928-03-05---66.2492B-OF5-9160------1861-06-28Chicago,IL
    MLB1891-18981891-1898
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Walt Schulz1928-02-27---27.316P6-0170RR1900-04-16St. Louis,MO
    MLB1920-19201920-1920
    Pete Daniels1928-02-13---63.309P5-8160LL1864-04-08County Cavan,IR
    MLB1890-18981890-1898
    Bill Farmer1928-02-09---63.360C-OF5-11187RR1864-02-13Dublin,IR
    MLB1888-18881888-1888
    Bill McCarthy1928-02-04---41.353C---------R1886-02-14Boston,MA
    MLB1905-19071905-1907
    Jim Foran1928-01-30------1B-OF5-6159------------
    MLB1871-18711871-1871
    Jake Thielman1928-01-28---48.252P-OF5-11175RR1879-05-20St. Cloud,MN
    MLB1905-19081905-1908
    Claude Rossman1928-01-16---46.2111B-OF6-0188LL1881-06-17Philmont,NY
    MLB1904-19091904-1909
    Al Reach1928-01-14---87.232OF-2B5-6155LL1840-05-25London,EN
    MLB1871-18751871-1875
    Hunkey Hines1928-01-02---60.093OF5-7165RR1867-09-29Elgin,IL
    MLB1895-18951895-1895
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