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Listing of baseball deaths for the 1943 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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1943 Baseball Deaths

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  • Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Steve Evans1943-12-28---58.312OF-1B5-10175LL1885-02-17Cleveland,OH
    MLB1908-19131908-1913
    John Warner1943-12-21---71.126C-1B5-11165LR1872-08-15New York,NY
    MLB1895-19081895-1908
    Bill Bergen1943-12-19---65.187C-1B6-0184RR1878-06-13North Brookfield,MA
    MLB1901-19111901-1911
    Charley Hall1943-12-06---58.130P-OF6-1187LR1885-07-27Ventura,CA
    MLB1906-19181906-1918
    George Magoon1943-12-06---68.253SS-2B5-10160RR1875-03-27St. Albans,ME
    MLB1898-19031898-1903
    Mike Grady1943-12-03---73.343C-1B5-11190RR1869-12-23Kennett Square,PA
    MLB1894-19061894-2005
    Heinie Peitz1943-10-23---72.327C-3B5-11165RR1870-11-28St. Louis,MO
    MLB1892-19131892-1913
    Harry Vahrenhorst1943-10-10---58.237H6-1175RR1885-02-13St. Louis,MO
    MLB1904-19041904-1904
    Bill Murray1943-09-14---50.0062B-SS5-11165BR1893-09-06Vinalhaven,ME
    MLB1917-19171917-1917
    Kid Durbin1943-09-11---56.364OF-P5-8155LL1886-09-10Lamar,MO
    MLB1907-19091907-1909
    George Ferguson1943-09-05---57.015P5-10165RR1886-08-19Ellsworth,IN
    MLB1906-19111906-1911
    Harry Hardy1943-09-04---67.302P5-6155LL1875-11-05Steubenville,OH
    MLB1905-19061905-1906
    Eddie Matteson1943-09-01---58.357P5-10160RR1884-09-07Guys Mills,PA
    MLB1914-19181914-1918
    Frank Truesdale1943-08-27---59.1472B-3B5-8145BR1884-03-31St. Louis,MO
    MLB1910-19181910-1918
    Beals Becker1943-08-16---57.040OF-1B5-9170LL1886-07-05El Dorado,KS
    MLB1908-19151908-1915
    Joe Kelley1943-08-14---71.247OF-1B5-11190RR1871-12-09Cambridge,MA
    MLB1891-19081891-1908
    Charlie Fritz1943-07-30---61.040P---------L1882-06-18Mobile,AL
    MLB1907-19071907-1907
    Chet Chadbourne1943-06-21---58.234OF-2B5-9170LR1884-10-28Parkman,ME
    MLB1906-19181906-1918
    Art Goodwin1943-06-19---66.110P5-8195---R1877-02-27Whiteley Twnshp,PA
    MLB1905-19051905-1905
    Fred Kommers1943-06-14---57.073OF6-0175LR1886-03-31Chicago,IL
    MLB1913-19131913-1913
    Red Bowser1943-05-22---61.242OF------------1881-09-20Freeport,PA
    MLB1910-19101910-1910
    Bob Wood1943-05-22---77.296C-3B5-8153RR1865-07-28Thorn Hill,OH
    MLB1898-19051898-1905
    Jack Hendricks1943-05-13---68.032OF5-11160LL1875-04-09Joliet,IL
    MLB1902-19031902-1903
    Pat Malone1943-05-13---40.230P6-0200LR1902-09-25Altoona,PA
    MLB1928-19371928-1937
    Bill Coughlin1943-05-07---64.2983B-SS5-9140RR1878-07-12Scranton,PA
    MLB1899-19081899-1908
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Elijah Jones1943-04-29---61.090P5-11---RR1882-01-27Oxford,MI
    MLB1907-19091907-1909
    Dennis Berran1943-04-28---55.201OF------LL1887-10-08Merrimac,MA
    MLB1912-19121912-1912
    Cliff Curtis1943-04-23---61.292P6-2180RR1881-07-03Delaware,OH
    MLB1909-19131909-1913
    Kirby White1943-04-22---59.108P6-0190LR1884-01-03Hillsboro,OH
    MLB1909-19111909-1911
    Tom Knowlson1943-04-11---47.352P5-11178BR1895-04-23Pittsburgh,PA
    MLB1915-19151915-1915
    Tex McDonald1943-03-31---52.058SS-3B5-10160LR1891-01-31Farmersville,TX
    MLB1912-19131912-1913
    Heinie Wagner1943-03-20---62.176SS-2B5-9183RR1880-09-23New York,NY
    MLB1902-19181902-1918
    Earl Smith1943-03-14---52.051OF-3B5-11170BR1891-01-20Oak Hill,OH
    MLB1916-19221916-1922
    Jimmy Collins1943-03-06---73.0473B-OF5-9178RR1870-01-16Buffalo,NY
    MLB1895-19081895-1908
    Bill Whaley1943-03-03---44.020OF5-11178RR1899-02-10Indianapolis,IN
    MLB1923-19231923-1923
    Earle Gardner1943-03-02---59.0362B5-11160RR1884-01-24Sparta,IL
    MLB1908-19121908-1912
    John Deering1943-02-15---63.234P6-0180RR1879-06-25Lynn,MA
    MLB1903-19031903-1903
    Ralph McLaurin1943-02-11---57.262OF------------1885-05-23Kissimmee,FL
    MLB1908-19081908-1908
    Bill Webb1943-01-12---47.2002B-SS5-10161RR1895-06-25Chicago,IL
    MLB1917-19171917-1917
    John Titus1943-01-08---66.320OF5-9156LL1876-02-21St. Clair,PA
    MLB1903-19131903-1913
    Jack Rafter1943-01-05---67.318C5-8165RR1875-02-20Troy,NY
    MLB1904-19041904-1904
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