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Listing of baseball deaths for the 1946 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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1946 Baseball Deaths

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  • Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Pat McGehee1946-12-30---58.179P6-2180LR1888-07-02Meadville,MS
    MLB1912-19121912-1912
    Bill Evans1946-12-21---52.313P6-0175RR1894-02-10Reidsville,NC
    MLB1916-19191916-1919
    Tom Dowse1946-12-14---80.123C-OF5-11175RR1866-08-12Mohill,IR
    MLB1890-18921890-1892
    Walter Moser1946-12-10---65.284P5-9170RR1881-02-27Concord,NC
    MLB1906-19111906-1911
    Walter Johnson1946-12-10---59.033P-OF6-1200RR1887-11-06Humboldt,KS
    MLB1907-19271907-1927
    Pete McShannic1946-11-30---82.2533B5-7160BR1864-03-20Pittsburgh,PA
    MLB1888-18881888-1888
    Bill DeLancey1946-11-28---35.000C5-11185LR1911-11-28Greensboro,NC
    MLB1932-19401932-1940
    Arlie Tarbert1946-11-27---42.077OF6-0160RR1904-09-10Cleveland,OH
    MLB1927-19281927-1928
    Johnny Lush1946-11-18---61.039P-OF5-9165LL1885-10-08Williamsport,PA
    MLB1904-19101904-1910
    Art Reinhart1946-11-11---47.165P-1B6-1170LL1899-05-29Ackley,IA
    MLB1919-19281919-1928
    Tom Daly1946-11-07---54.329C-OF5-11171RR1891-12-12Saint John,NB
    MLB1913-19211913-1921
    John Barthold1946-11-04---64.203P5-11180BR1882-04-14Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1904-19041904-1904
    Ben Taylor1946-11-03---57.213P5-11163RR1889-04-02Paoli,IN
    MLB1912-19121912-1912
    Jack McCallister1946-10-18---67.271COACH------------1879-01-19---
    ---
    Walter Clarkson1946-10-10---67.340P5-10150RR1878-11-03Cambridge,MA
    MLB1904-19081904-1908
    Bill Jones1946-10-10---59.184OF5-6157LR1887-04-08Hartland,NB
    MLB1911-19121911-1912
    John Woods1946-10-04---48.257P6-0175RR1898-01-18Princeton,WV
    MLB1924-19241924-1924
    Eddie Tiemeyer1946-09-27---61.1393B-1B5-11185RR1885-05-09Cincinnati,OH
    MLB1906-19091906-1909
    Jeff Tesreau1946-09-24---57.201P6-2218RR1889-03-05Silver Mine,MO
    MLB1912-19181912-1918
    Wiley Piatt1946-09-20---72.067P5-10175LL1874-07-13Blue Creek,OH
    MLB1898-19031898-1903
    Chief Chouneau1946-09-17---57.013P5-9150RR1889-09-02Cloquet,MN
    MLB1910-19101910-1910
    Frank Burke1946-09-17---66.212OF---------R1880-02-16---
    MLB1906-19071906-1907
    Emil Bildilli1946-09-16Car accident33.364P5-10170RL1912-09-16Diamond,IN
    MLB1937-19411937-1941
    Tex Wilson1946-09-15---45.068P5-10170RL1901-07-08Trenton,TX
    MLB1924-19241924-1924
    Ed Gagnier1946-09-13---63.149SS5-9170RR1883-04-16Paris,FR
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    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Cy Morgan1946-09-11---50.303P6-0170RR1895-11-11Lakeville,MA
    MLB1921-19221921-1922
    Bob McKinney1946-08-19---70.3182B-3B5-7165RR1875-10-04McSherrystown,PA
    MLB1901-19011901-1901
    Billy Rhiel1946-08-16---45.3643B-2B5-11175RR1900-08-16Youngstown,OH
    MLB1929-19331929-1933
    Tony Lazzeri1946-08-06---42.2432B-3B5-11170RR1903-12-06San Francisco,CA
    MLB1926-19391926-1939
    Tad Quinn1946-08-06---63.318P6-1210---R1882-09-21Torrington,CT
    MLB1902-19031902-1903
    Bert Sincock1946-08-01---58.326P5-10165LL1887-09-08Barkerville,BC
    MLB1908-19081908-1908
    Elmer Foster1946-07-22---84.340OF-2B5-10178RL1861-08-15Minneapolis,MN
    MLB1886-18911886-1891
    James Lehan1946-07-18---90.063SS-3B------------1856-05-14Hartford,CT
    MLB1884-18841884-1884
    John Fluhrer1946-07-17---52.193OF5-9165RR1894-01-03Adrian,MI
    MLB1915-19151915-1915
    Tom Forster1946-07-17---87.0762B-SS5-9153R---1859-05-01New York,NY
    MLB1882-18861882-1886
    Hub Knolls1946-07-01---62.194P6-2190---R1883-12-18Valparaiso,IN
    MLB1906-19061906-1906
    Sam Hope1946-06-30---67.207P5-10---RR1878-12-04Brooklyn,NY
    MLB1907-19071907-1907
    Grover Baichley1946-06-30---56.173P5-9165RR1890-01-07Toledo,IL
    MLB1914-19141914-1914
    Chris Hartje1946-06-26Burns from bus accident31.093C5-10165RR1915-03-25San Francisco,CA
    MLB1939-19391939-1939
    Tom Barry1946-06-04---67.054P5-9155RR1879-04-10St. Louis,MO
    MLB1904-19041904-1904
    Billy Earle1946-05-30---78.200C-OF5-10170RR1867-11-10Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1889-18941889-1894
    Johnny Grabowski1946-05-23---46.135C-1B5-10185RR1900-01-07Ware,MA
    MLB1924-19311924-1931
    Harry Betts1946-05-22---64.336P5-10200RR1881-06-19Alliance,OH
    MLB1903-19131903-1913
    John Tener1946-05-19---82.297P-OF6-4180RR1863-07-25County Tyrone,IR
    MLB1885-18901885-1890
    Ed Mayer1946-05-15---80.2713B-OF5-8155------1865-08-16Marshall,IL
    MLB1890-18911890-1891
    Bill Fincher1946-05-07---51.345P6-1180RR1894-05-26Atlanta,GA
    MLB1916-19161916-1916
    Bill Fox1946-05-07---74.1112B-SS5-10160BR1872-01-15Sturbridge,MA
    MLB1897-19011897-1901
    Joe Birmingham1946-04-24---61.259OF-3B5-10185RR1884-08-06Elmira,NY
    MLB1906-19141906-1914
    Jack Quinn1946-04-17---62.285P6-0196RR1883-07-05Janesville,PA
    MLB1909-19331909-1933
    Pete Allen1946-04-15---77.347C5-8185RR1868-05-01Columbiana,OH
    MLB1893-18931893-1893
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Billy Gumbert1946-04-13---80.246P-1B6-1200RR1865-08-08Pittsburgh,PA
    MLB1890-18931890-1893
    Wally Rehg1946-04-05---57.215OF5-8160RR1888-08-31Summerfield,IL
    MLB1912-19191912-1919
    George Strief1946-04-01---89.1652B-OF5-7172RR1856-10-16Cincinnati,OH
    MLB1879-18851879-1885
    Chick Fullis1946-03-28---42.029OF-2B5-9170RR1904-02-27Girardville,PA
    MLB1928-19361928-1936
    Cum Posey1946-03-28---55.280HOF------------1890-06-20Homestead,PA
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    Hack Schumann1946-03-25---61.222P6-2230---R1884-08-13Buffalo,NY
    MLB1906-19061906-1906
    George Wheeler1946-03-21---76.233P5-9180BB1869-07-30Methuen,MA
    MLB1896-18991896-1899
    Ed McDonald1946-03-11---59.1333B-SS6-0180RR1886-10-28Albany,NY
    MLB1911-19121911-1912
    Tom Nagle1946-03-09---80.128C-OF5-10150RR1865-10-30Milwaukee,WI
    MLB1890-18911890-1891
    Claude Thomas1946-03-06---55.294P6-1180LL1890-05-15Stanberry,MO
    MLB1916-19161916-1916
    Hick Cady1946-03-03Hotel fire60.035C-1B6-2179RR1886-01-26Bishop Hill,IL
    MLB1912-19191912-1919
    Bill Cunningham1946-02-21---57.2552B-SS5-9170RR1888-06-09Schenectady,NY
    MLB1910-19121910-1912
    George Starnagle1946-02-15---72.131C5-11175RR1873-10-06Belleville,IL
    MLB1902-19021902-1902
    Scott Taylor1946-02-15---0.000P------------1946-02-15South Williamsport,PA
    1969-  5- 101-WS2
    ---
    Woody Wagenhorst1946-02-14---82.2553B5-11165L---1863-06-03---
    MLB1888-18881888-1888
    Hutch Campbell1946-02-13---61.074SS5-9155LR1884-11-29Punxsutawney,PA
    MLB1907-19071907-1907
    Charlie Knepper1946-02-06---74.352P6-4190RR1871-02-18Anderson,IN
    MLB1899-18991899-1899
    Dad Hale1946-02-01---65.347P5-10180RR1880-02-18Allegan,MI
    MLB1902-19021902-1902
    Ed Merrill1946-01-29---85.2502B-3B5-11176------1860-05-22Maysville,KY
    MLB1882-18841882-1884
    Pat Flaherty1946-01-28---79.3613B5-9166R---1866-01-31St. Louis,MO
    MLB1894-18941894-1894
    William Matthews1946-01-23---68.009P---------R1878-01-12Mahanoy City,PA
    MLB1909-19091909-1909
    Reeve McKay1946-01-18---64.062P6-1168---R1881-11-16Morgan,TX
    MLB1915-19151915-1915
    Dave Wright1946-01-18---70.143P6-0185RR1875-08-27Dennison,OH
    MLB1895-18971895-1897
    Kid Speer1946-01-13---59.210P5-9152LL1886-06-16Corning,MO
    MLB1909-19091909-1909
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