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Listing of baseball deaths for the 1957 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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1957 Baseball Deaths

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  • Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Tom Fleming1957-12-26---84.035OF5-11155LL1873-11-20Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1899-19041899-1904
    Hal Reilly1957-12-24---63.266OF6-0180RR1894-04-01Oshkosh,WI
    MLB1919-19191919-1919
    Marty Berghammer1957-12-21---69.184SS-2B5-9172LR1888-06-18Elliott,PA
    MLB1911-19141911-1914
    Fritz Ostermueller1957-12-17---50.093P5-11175LL1907-09-15Quincy,IL
    MLB1934-19481934-1948
    Fred Chapman1957-12-14---85.018P5-8165RR1872-11-24Little Cooley,PA
    MLB1887-18871887-1887
    George Daly1957-12-12---70.136P5-10175RR1887-07-28Buffalo,NY
    MLB1909-19091909-1909
    Hal Kleine1957-12-10---34.185P6-2193LL1923-06-08St. Louis,MO
    MLB1944-19451944-1945
    Alex Ferson1957-12-05---91.143P-OF5-9165RR1866-07-14Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1889-18921889-1892
    Jimmy Jordan1957-12-04---49.3252B-SS5-9157RR1908-01-13Tucapau,SC
    MLB1933-19361933-1936
    Ed Donnelly1957-11-28---77.120P6-1205RR1880-07-29Hampton,NY
    MLB1911-19121911-1912
    Chuck Wolfe1957-11-27---60.284P5-7175LR1897-02-15Wolfsburg,PA
    MLB1923-19231923-1923
    Charlie Jackson1957-11-23---81.109P------------1876-08-04Versailles,OH
    MLB1905-19051905-1905
    Bugs Morris1957-11-21---65.214P---163RR1892-04-19Weir City,KS
    MLB1918-19211918-1921
    Frank Foreman1957-11-19---94.201P-OF6-0160RR1863-05-01Baltimore,MD
    MLB1884-19021884-1902
    Fred Anderson1957-11-08---71.331P6-2180RR1885-12-11Calahan,NC
    MLB1909-19181909-1918
    Joe Connor1957-11-08---82.334C-OF6-2185RR1874-12-08Waterbury,CT
    MLB1895-19051895-1905
    Deke White1957-11-05---85.056P------BL1872-09-08Albany,NY
    MLB1895-18951895-1895
    Charlie Caldwell1957-11-01---56.090P5-10180RR1901-08-02Bristol,VA
    MLB1925-19251925-1925
    Fred Beebe1957-10-30Pneumonia76.302P6-1190RR1880-12-31Lincoln,NE
    MLB1906-19161906-1916
    Erwin Renfer1957-10-26---65.318P6-0180RR1891-12-11Elgin,IL
    MLB1913-19131913-1913
    Larry Pezold1957-10-22---64.1203B-OF5-9175RR1893-06-22New Orleans,LA
    MLB1914-19141914-1914
    Neal Ball1957-10-15---76.174SS-2B5-7145RR1881-04-22Grand Haven,MI
    MLB1907-19131907-1913
    Butch Henline1957-10-09---62.292C-OF5-10175RR1894-12-20Fort Wayne,IN
    MLB1921-19311921-1931
    Paul Russell1957-10-08---86.2013B-OF------------1871-03-20Reading,PA
    MLB1894-18941894-1894
    Phil Cooney1957-10-06---75.0213B5-8155LR1882-09-14New York,NY
    MLB1905-19051905-1905
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Billy Campbell1957-10-06---83.334P5-10165LL1873-11-05Pittsburgh,PA
    MLB1905-19091905-1909
    Marty Becker1957-09-25---63.273OF5-8155BL1893-12-25Tiffin,OH
    MLB1915-19151915-1915
    Max Butcher1957-09-15---46.359P6-2220RR1910-09-21Holden,WV
    MLB1936-19451936-1945
    Ed Karger1957-09-09---74.125P5-11185RL1883-05-06San Angelo,TX
    MLB1906-19111906-1911
    Bill Miller1957-09-08---78.107OF6-2170LL1879-05-23Bad Schwalbach,GE
    MLB1902-19021902-1902
    Don Hanski1957-09-02---41.1971B-P5-11180LL1916-02-17LaPorte,IN
    MLB1943-19441943-1944
    Ivy Griffin1957-08-25---60.2801B-2B5-11180LR1896-11-16Thomasville,AL
    MLB1919-19211919-1921
    Harry Damrau1957-08-21---66.3433B5-10178RR1890-09-11Newburgh,NY
    MLB1915-19151915-1915
    Ed Baecht1957-08-15Pulmonary Embolism50.092P6-3195RR1907-05-15Paden,OK
    MLB1926-19371926-1937
    Tim Hendryx1957-08-14---66.194OF-3B5-9170RR1891-01-31LeRoy,IL
    MLB1911-19211911-1921
    Tommy Thevenow1957-07-29---53.326SS-2B5-10155RR1903-09-06Madison,IN
    MLB1924-19381924-1938
    Frank Welch1957-07-25---59.348OF5-9175RR1897-08-10Birmingham,AL
    MLB1919-19271919-1927
    Rip Wade1957-07-15---59.183OF5-11174LR1898-01-12Duluth,MN
    MLB1923-19231923-1923
    Dolf Luque1957-07-03---66.332P-3B5-7160RR1890-08-04Havana,CU
    MLB1914-19351914-1935
    Deacon Van Buren1957-06-29---86.196OF5-10175LR1870-12-14LaSalle County,IL
    MLB1904-19041904-1904
    Tom Whelan1957-06-26---63.1731B5-11175RR1894-01-03Lynn,MA
    MLB1920-19201920-1920
    Jack Burns1957-06-24---77.0402B5-10160RR1880-05-13Avoca,PA
    MLB1903-19041903-1904
    Cy Warmoth1957-06-20---64.136P5-11158LL1893-02-02Bone Gap,IL
    MLB1916-19231916-1923
    Milo Allison1957-06-18---66.244OF5-10155LR1890-10-16Elk Rapids,MI
    MLB1913-19171913-1917
    Fred Raymer1957-06-11---81.2102B-3B5-11185RR1875-11-12Leavenworth,KS
    MLB1901-19051901-1905
    John Slappey1957-06-10---58.305P6-4170LL1898-08-08Albany,GA
    MLB1920-19201920-1920
    George Rohe1957-06-10---81.2673B-2B5-9165RR1875-09-15Cincinnati,OH
    MLB1901-19071901-1907
    Pete Wilson1957-06-05---71.238P---------L1885-10-09Springfield,MA
    MLB1908-19091908-1909
    Paul Krichell1957-06-04---74.166C5-7150RR1882-12-19New York,NY
    MLB1911-19121911-1912
    Pete Schneider1957-06-01---61.284P6-1194RR1895-08-20Los Angeles,CA
    MLB1914-19191914-1919
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Roy Hutson1957-05-20---55.082OF5-9165LR1902-02-27Luray,MO
    MLB1925-19251925-1925
    Dummy Deegan1957-05-17---82.181P---------R1874-11-16Bronx,NY
    MLB1901-19011901-1901
    Fred Bennett1957-05-12---55.058OF5-9185RR1902-03-15Atkins,AR
    MLB1928-19311928-1931
    Ralph Judd1957-05-06---55.150P5-10170LR1901-12-07Perrysburg,OH
    MLB1927-19301927-1930
    Joe Benz1957-04-22---71.090P6-1196RR1886-01-21New Alsace,IN
    MLB1911-19191911-1919
    Wally Reinecker1957-04-18---66.3613B5-6150RR1890-04-21Pittsburgh,PA
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    Bill Sweeney1957-04-18---52.1091B-OF5-11180RR1904-12-29Cleveland,OH
    MLB1928-19311928-1931
    Jack Coombs1957-04-15---74.147P-OF6-0185BR1882-11-18LeGrand,IA
    MLB1906-19201906-1920
    Ernie Padgett1957-04-15---58.0443B-2B5-8155RR1899-03-01Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1923-19271923-1927
    Rube Schauer1957-04-15---66.026P6-2192RR1891-03-19Odessa,RU
    MLB1913-19171913-1917
    Jim Scott1957-04-07---68.348P5-9165RR1888-04-23Shenandoah,PA
    MLB1909-19171909-1917
    Art Bader1957-04-05---70.195OF5-9160RR1886-09-21St. Louis,MO
    MLB1904-19041904-1904
    Billy Meyer1957-03-31---65.075C5-9170RR1892-01-14Knoxville,TN
    MLB1913-19171913-1917
    Charlie Babington1957-03-22---61.321OF-1B6-0170RR1895-05-04Cranston,RI
    MLB1915-19151915-1915
    Ezra Midkiff1957-03-20---74.1263B-SS5-10180LR1882-11-13Salt Rock,WV
    MLB1909-19131909-1913
    Dick Niehaus1957-03-12---64.138P5-11165LL1892-10-24Covington,KY
    MLB1913-19201913-1920
    Erskine Mayer1957-03-10---68.051P6-0168RR1889-01-16Atlanta,GA
    MLB1912-19191912-1919
    Frank Hafner1957-03-02---89.199P------RR1867-08-14Hannibal,MO
    MLB1888-18881888-1888
    Bugs Reisigl1957-02-24---69.073P5-10175RR1887-12-12Brooklyn,NY
    MLB1911-19111911-1911
    Jim Begley1957-02-22---54.1562B5-6145RR1902-09-19San Francisco,CA
    MLB1924-19241924-1924
    Dixie Leverett1957-02-20---62.327P5-11190RR1894-03-29Georgetown,TX
    MLB1922-19291922-1929
    Red Munson1957-02-19---73.202C---------R1883-07-31Cincinnati,OH
    MLB1905-19051905-1905
    Cap Clark1957-02-16---50.150C5-11180LR1906-09-19Snow Camp,NC
    MLB1938-19381938-1938
    Lee McElwee1957-02-08---62.2603B-OF5-10160RR1894-05-23La Mesa,CA
    MLB1916-19161916-1916
    Chick Maynard1957-01-31---60.089SS5-9150LR1896-11-02Turners Falls,MA
    MLB1922-19221922-1922
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Petie Behan1957-01-22---69.041P5-10160RR1887-12-11Dallas City,PA
    MLB1921-19231921-1923
    Tom Stanton1957-01-17---82.083C5-10175BR1874-10-25St. Louis,MO
    MLB1904-19041904-1904
    Carl Sawyer1957-01-17---66.0892B-SS5-11160RR1890-10-19Seattle,WA
    MLB1915-19161915-1916
    Billy Gleason1957-01-09---62.1242B5-6157RR1894-09-06Chicago,IL
    MLB1916-19211916-1921
    Ches Crist1957-01-07---74.330C5-11165RR1882-02-10Cozaddale,OH
    MLB1906-19061906-1906
    Ed Abbaticchio1957-01-06-79.2652B-SS5-11170RR1877-04-15Latrobe,PA
    MLB1897-19101897-1910
    Gil Gallagher1957-01-06---60.121SS5-8155BR1896-09-05Washington,DC
    MLB1922-19221922-1922
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