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1969 Baseball Deaths

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  • Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Ted Menze1969-12-23---72.047OF5-9172RR1897-11-04St. Louis,MO
    MLB1918-19181918-1918
    Jack Kibble1969-12-13---77.3443B-2B5-9154BR1892-01-02Seatonville,IL
    MLB1912-19121912-1912
    Mike Cunningham1969-12-10---87.178P5-10175RR1882-06-14Lancaster,SC
    MLB1906-19061906-1906
    Jack Tobin1969-12-10---77.218OF-1B5-8142LL1892-05-04St. Louis,MO
    MLB1916-19271916-1927
    Lefty O'Doul1969-12-07---72.276OF-P6-0180LL1897-03-04San Francisco,CA
    MLB1919-19341919-1934
    Joe Rabbitt1969-12-05---69.322OF5-10165LR1900-01-16Frontenac,KS
    MLB1922-19221922-1922
    Roy Wilson1969-12-03---73.079P6-0175LL1896-09-13Foster,IA
    MLB1928-19281928-1928
    Connie Creeden1969-11-30---54.132H6-1200LL1915-07-21Danvers,MA
    MLB1943-19431943-1943
    Eddie Eayrs1969-11-30---79.019OF-P5-7160LL1890-11-10Blackstone,MA
    MLB1913-19211913-1921
    Clem Llewellyn1969-11-27---74.117P6-2195LR1895-08-01Dobson,NC
    MLB1922-19221922-1922
    Emil Kush1969-11-26---53.021P5-11185RR1916-11-04Chicago,IL
    MLB1941-19491941-1949
    Phil Gallivan1969-11-24---62.179P6-0170RR1907-05-29Seattle,WA
    MLB1931-19341931-1934
    Paddy Baumann1969-11-20-83.3342B-3B5-9160RR1885-12-20Indianapolis,IN
    MLB1911-19171911-1917
    Vin Campbell1969-11-16---81.289OF6-0185LR1888-01-30St. Louis,MO
    MLB1908-19121908-1912
    Billy Southworth1969-11-15---76.249OF-2B5-9170LR1893-03-09Harvard,NE
    MLB1915-19291915-1929
    Curt Roberts1969-11-14---40.0892B5-8165RR1929-08-16Pineland,TX
    MLB1954-19561954-1956
    Eddie Hurley1969-11-12---61.052UMP6-0198------1908-09-20Holyoke,MA
    ---
    Stump Edington1969-11-11---78.129OF5-8170LL1891-07-04Koleen,IN
    MLB1912-19121912-1912
    George Foss1969-11-10---72.1493B5-10170RR1897-06-13Register,GA
    MLB1921-19211921-1921
    Augie Swentor1969-11-10---69.353C6-0185RR1899-11-21Seymour,CT
    MLB1922-19221922-1922
    Chick Galloway1969-11-07---73.093SS-3B5-8160RR1896-08-04Clinton,SC
    MLB1919-19281919-1928
    Hardin Barry1969-11-05---78.223P6-0185RR1891-03-26Susanville,CA
    MLB1912-19121912-1912
    Joe Mellana1969-11-01---64.2343B5-10180RR1905-03-11Oakland,CA
    MLB1927-19271927-1927
    George Winn1969-11-01---72.005P5-11170LL1897-10-26Perry,GA
    MLB1919-19231919-1923
    Dave Callahan1969-10-28---81.098OF5-10165LR1888-07-20Seneca,IL
    1998-  3- 100-MIA
    MLB1910-19111910-1911
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Joe Rullo1969-10-28---53.1332B-1B5-11168RR1916-06-16New York,NY
    MLB1943-19441943-1944
    Charlie Jamieson1969-10-27---76.261OF-P5-8165LL1893-02-07Paterson,NJ
    MLB1915-19321915-1932
    Jim Blackburn1969-10-26---45.128P6-4175RR1924-06-19Warsaw,KY
    MLB1948-19511948-1951
    Jack Bentley1969-10-24---74.229P-1B5-11200LL1895-03-08Sandy Spring,MD
    MLB1913-19271913-1927
    Monk Dubiel1969-10-23---51.253P6-0190RR1918-02-12Hartford,CT
    MLB1944-19521944-1952
    Ray Richmond1969-10-21---73.126P6-0175RR1896-06-15Fillmore,IL
    MLB1920-19211920-1921
    Larry Boerner1969-10-16---64.268P6-4175RR1905-01-21Staunton,VA
    MLB1932-19321932-1932
    Harry Huston1969-10-13-85.363C5-9168RR1883-10-14Bellefontaine,OH
    MLB1906-19061906-1906
    Don Hoak1969-10-09---41.2463B-2B6-0175RR1928-02-05Roulette,PA
    MLB1954-19641954-1964
    Ray Lucas1969-10-09---61.006P6-2175RR1908-10-02Springfield,OH
    MLB1929-19341929-1934
    Willie Ramsdell1969-10-08---53.186P5-10180RR1916-04-04Williamsburg,KS
    MLB1947-19521947-1952
    Desmond Beatty1969-10-06---76.1813B-SS5-8158RR1893-04-07Baltimore,MD
    MLB1914-19141914-1914
    Roy Crumpler1969-10-06---73.088P6-1195LL1896-07-08Clinton,NC
    MLB1920-19251920-1925
    Danny O'Connell1969-10-02---42.2542B-3B6-0180RR1927-01-21Paterson,NJ
    MLB1950-19621950-1962
    Hank Thompson1969-09-30---43.2963B-2B5-9174LR1925-12-08Oklahoma City,OK
    MLB1947-19561947-1956
    Tommy Leach1969-09-29---91.328OF-3B5-6150RR1877-11-04French Creek,NY
    MLB1898-19181898-1918
    Norm McMillan1969-09-28---73.3573B-2B6-0175RR1895-10-05Latta,SC
    MLB1922-19291922-1929
    Joe Grace1969-09-18---55.256OF-C6-1180LR1914-01-05Gorham,IL
    MLB1938-19471938-1947
    Jackie Tavener1969-09-14---71.260SS5-5138LR1897-12-27Celina,OH
    MLB1921-19291921-1929
    Ed Schorr1969-09-12---78.209P6-2180RR1891-02-14Bremen,OH
    MLB1915-19151915-1915
    Dick Carter1969-09-11---53.010OF-P5-10190RR1916-08-31Philadelphia,PA
    ---
    Jap Barbeau1969-09-10---87.0913B-2B5-5140RR1882-06-10New York,NY
    MLB1905-19101905-1910
    Harry O'Neill1969-09-05---76.288P6-0180RR1892-11-20Lindsay,ON
    MLB1922-19231922-1923
    Bill Culp1969-09-03-82.083P6-1165BR1887-06-11Bellaire,OH
    MLB1910-19101910-1910
    Stew Bolen1969-08-30---66.322P5-11180LL1902-10-12Jackson,AL
    MLB1926-19321926-1932
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Tim McKeithan1969-08-30---62.301P6-2182RR1906-11-02Lawndale,NC
    MLB1932-19341932-1934
    Alex Carrasquel1969-08-19---57.025P6-1182RR1912-07-24Caracas,VZ
    MLB1939-19491939-1949
    John Hollison1969-08-19---99.107P5-8162RL1870-05-03Chicago,IL
    MLB1892-18921892-1892
    Frank Shellenback1969-08-17---70.243P-OF6-2192RR1898-12-16Joplin,MO
    MLB1918-19191918-1919
    Howie Williamson1969-08-15---64.234H6-0170LL1904-12-23Little Rock,AR
    MLB1928-19281928-1928
    William Marriott1969-08-11---76.1133B-2B6-0170LR1893-04-18Pratt,KS
    MLB1917-19271917-1927
    Glenn Myatt1969-08-09---72.029C-OF5-11165LR1897-07-09Argenta,AR
    MLB1920-19361920-1936
    Ralph Caldwell1969-08-05---85.198P5-9155LL1884-01-18Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1904-19051904-1905
    Flint Rhem1969-07-30---68.187P6-2180RR1901-01-24Rhems,SC
    MLB1924-19361924-1936
    Glenn Elliott1969-07-27---49.258P5-10170BL1919-11-11Sapulpa,OK
    MLB1947-19491947-1949
    Roy Mahaffey1969-07-23---66.164P6-0180RR1903-02-09Belton,SC
    MLB1926-19361926-1936
    Otto Vogel1969-07-19---69.265OF-3B6-0195RR1899-10-26Mendota,IL
    MLB1923-19241923-1924
    Al Williams1969-07-19---55.069P6-3200RR1914-05-11Valhermoso Springs,AL
    MLB1937-19381937-1938
    Doc Waldbauer1969-07-16---77.143P6-0172RR1892-02-22Richmond,VA
    MLB1917-19171917-1917
    Pat French1969-07-13---75.293OF6-1180RR1893-09-22Dover,NH
    MLB1917-19171917-1917
    Bill Carrigan1969-07-08---85.258C-1B5-9175RR1883-10-22Lewiston,ME
    MLB1906-19161906-1916
    Red Rolfe1969-07-08Kidney failure60.2643B-SS5-11170LR1908-10-17Penacook,NH
    MLB1934-19421934-1942
    Ed Hemingway1969-07-05---76.0562B-3B5-11165BR1893-05-08Sheridan,MI
    MLB1914-19181914-1918
    Lew Drill1969-07-04---92.055C-OF5-6186RR1877-05-09Browerville,MN
    MLB1902-19051902-1905
    Gary Kolb1969-07-03---29.111OF-C6-0195LR1940-03-13Rock Falls,IL
    1960-  0-   0-SLN
    MLB1960-19691960-1969
    Hunky Shaw1969-07-03---84.276H5-8165BR1884-09-29Yakima,WA
    MLB1908-19081908-1908
    Harry Spratt1969-07-03---81.357SS-2B5-8175LR1887-07-10Broadford,VA
    MLB1911-19121911-1912
    Art Scharein1969-07-02---64.0013B-SS5-11155RR1905-06-30Decatur,IL
    MLB1932-19341932-1934
    Clarence Woods1969-07-02---77.019P6-5230RR1892-06-11Woods Ridge,IN
    ---
    Milt Gray1969-06-30---55.129C6-1170RR1914-02-21Louisville,KY
    MLB1937-19371937-1937
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    John Perrin1969-06-24---71.139OF5-9160LR1898-02-04Escanaba,MI
    MLB1921-19211921-1921
    Byron Houck1969-06-17-77.292P6-0175RR1891-08-28Prosper,MN
    MLB1912-19181912-1918
    Joe Engel1969-06-12---76.090P6-1183RL1893-03-12Washington,DC
    MLB1912-19201912-1920
    Charlie Fuchs1969-06-10---56.204P5-8168BR1912-11-18Union Hill,NJ
    MLB1942-19441942-1944
    Cobe Jones1969-06-03---61.286SS5-7155BR1907-08-21Denver,CO
    MLB1928-19291928-1929
    Gus Getz1969-05-28---79.2973B-2B5-11165RR1889-08-03Pittsburgh,PA
    MLB1909-19181909-1918
    Lou Jackson1969-05-27---33.305OF5-10168LR1935-07-26Riverton,LA
    1957-  0-   0-CHN
    MLB1958-19641958-1964
    Harland Rowe1969-05-26---73.0343B-OF6-1170LR1896-04-20Springvale,ME
    MLB1916-19161916-1916
    Jim Riley1969-05-25---73.3642B-1B5-10185LR1895-05-25Bayfield,NB
    MLB1921-19231921-1923
    Everett Booe1969-05-21---77.234OF5-8165LR1891-09-28Mocksville,NC
    MLB1913-19131913-1913
    Dennis Burns1969-05-21---70.361P5-10180RR1898-05-24Tulsa,OK
    MLB1923-19241923-1924
    Charlie Pickett1969-05-20---86.079P6-1175RR1883-03-01Delaware,OH
    MLB1910-19101910-1910
    Jim Tobin1969-05-19---56.143P-1B6-0185RR1912-12-27Oakland,CA
    MLB1937-19451937-1945
    Pants Rowland1969-05-17---90.093COACH5-9168------1879-02-12Platteville,WI
    ---
    Shag Shaughnessy1969-05-15---86.036OF6-1195RR1883-04-08Amboy,IL
    MLB1905-19081905-1908
    Ray Mack1969-05-07---52.2492B-3B6-0200RR1916-08-31Cleveland,OH
    MLB1938-19471938-1947
    Eddie Cicotte1969-05-05---84.318P5-9175BR1884-06-19Springwells,MI
    MLB1905-19201905-1920
    Steve Larkin1969-05-02---58.144P6-1195RR1910-12-09Cincinnati,OH
    MLB1934-19341934-1934
    Gary Wilson1969-05-01---90.1082B5-7168RR1879-01-12Baltimore,MD
    MLB1902-19021902-1902
    Colonel Snover1969-04-30---73.348P6-0200LL1895-05-16Hallstead,PA
    MLB1919-19191919-1919
    Ed Monroe1969-04-29---74.065P6-5187RR1895-02-22Louisville,KY
    MLB1917-19181917-1918
    Joe Burg1969-04-28---86.3273B-SS5-9150RR1882-06-04Chicago,IL
    MLB1910-19101910-1910
    Harry Taylor1969-04-27---61.1221B6-1185LL1907-12-26McKeesport,PA
    MLB1932-19321932-1932
    Freddie Moncewicz1969-04-23---65.234SS5-8175RR1903-09-01Brockton,MA
    MLB1928-19281928-1928
    Harry Cassady1969-04-19---88.272OF5-8145LL1880-07-20Bellflower,IL
    MLB1904-19051904-1905
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Bob Collins1969-04-19---59.213C5-11176RR1909-09-18Pittsburgh,PA
    MLB1940-19441940-1944
    Al Kaiser1969-04-11---82.250OF5-9165RR1886-08-03Cincinnati,OH
    MLB1911-19121911-1912
    Scotty Robb1969-04-10---60.199UMP5-10190------1908-09-23Baltimore,MD
    ---
    Frank Scanlan1969-04-09---78.345P6-1175LL1890-04-28Syracuse,NY
    MLB1909-19091909-1909
    Win Noyes1969-04-08---79.295P6-0180RR1889-06-16Pleasanton,NE
    MLB1913-19191913-1919
    Si Rosenthal1969-04-07---65.145OF5-9165LL1903-11-13Boston,MA
    MLB1925-19261925-1926
    Chuck Ward1969-04-04---74.247SS-3B5-11170RR1894-07-30St. Louis,MO
    MLB1917-19221917-1922
    Les Wilson1969-04-04---83.260OF5-11170LR1885-07-17St. Louis,MI
    MLB1911-19111911-1911
    Charley Stanceu1969-04-03---53.084P6-2190RR1916-01-09Canton,OH
    MLB1941-19461941-1946
    Ben Cardoni1969-04-02---48.223P6-3195RR1920-08-21Jessup,PA
    MLB1943-19451943-1945
    Oris Hockett1969-03-23---59.175OF5-9182LR1909-09-29Amboy,IN
    MLB1938-19451938-1945
    Floyd Speer1969-03-22-56.054P6-0180RR1913-01-27Booneville,AR
    MLB1943-19441943-1944
    Pinky Higgins1969-03-21---59.2983B-2B6-1185RR1909-05-27Red Oak,TX
    MLB1930-19461930-1946
    Jim Clark1969-03-20---81.083OF5-11175RR1887-12-26Brooklyn,NY
    MLB1911-19121911-1912
    Josh Swindell1969-03-19---85.256P6-0180RR1883-07-05Rose Hill,KS
    MLB1911-19111911-1911
    Jack Bradley1969-03-18---75.178C5-11175RR1893-09-20Tulsa,OK
    MLB1916-19161916-1916
    Jim Mains1969-03-17---46.278P6-2190RR1922-06-12Bridgton,ME
    MLB1943-19431943-1943
    Nestor Chavez1969-03-16Plane crash21.253P6-0170RR1947-07-06Chacao,VZ
    1963-  0-   0-SFN
    MLB1967-19671967-1967
    Andy Rush1969-03-16---79.079P6-3180RR1889-12-26Longton,KS
    MLB1925-19251925-1925
    Heinie Zimmerman1969-03-14---82.0323B-2B5-11176RR1887-02-09New York,NY
    MLB1907-19191907-1919
    Max Rosenfeld1969-03-10---66.077OF5-8175RR1902-12-23New York,NY
    MLB1931-19331931-1933
    Russ Wrightstone1969-02-25---75.3433B-1B5-10176LR1893-03-18Bowmansdale,PA
    MLB1920-19281920-1928
    Bubbles Hargrave1969-02-23---76.222C5-10174RR1892-07-15New Haven,IN
    MLB1913-19301913-1930
    Bill Swift1969-02-23---61.044P6-1192RR1908-01-10Elmira,NY
    MLB1932-19431932-1943
    Eddie Murphy1969-02-21---77.141OF-3B5-9155LR1891-10-02Hancock,NY
    MLB1912-19261912-1926
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Doc White1969-02-19---89.315P-OF6-1150LL1879-04-09Washington,DC
    MLB1901-19131901-1913
    Mul Holland1969-02-16---66.041P6-4185RR1903-01-06Franklin,VA
    MLB1926-19291926-1929
    Shags Horan1969-02-13---73.159OF5-10170RR1895-09-06St. Louis,MO
    MLB1924-19241924-1924
    Hack Spencer1969-02-05---83.285P5-7172RR1885-04-25St. Cloud,MN
    MLB1912-19121912-1912
    Ray Schmandt1969-02-02---73.0071B-2B6-1175RR1896-01-25St. Louis,MO
    MLB1915-19221915-1922
    Razor Ledbetter1969-02-01---74.054P6-3190RR1894-12-08Rutherford College,NC
    MLB1915-19151915-1915
    Al Schweitzer1969-01-27---86.034OF5-6170RR1882-12-23Cleveland,OH
    MLB1908-19111908-1911
    Tom Zachary1969-01-24---72.261P6-1187LL1896-05-07Graham,NC
    MLB1918-19361918-1936
    Al Bridwell1969-01-23-85.018SS-3B5-9170LR1884-01-04Friendship,OH
    MLB1905-19131905-1913
    Dick Terwilliger1969-01-21---62.208P5-11178RR1906-06-27Sand Lake,MI
    MLB1932-19321932-1932
    Ray Kennedy1969-01-18---73.243H5-9165RR1895-05-19Pittsburgh,PA
    MLB1916-19161916-1916
    Ollie Fuhrman1969-01-11-72.173C5-11185BR1896-07-20Jordan,MN
    MLB1922-19221922-1922
    Bill Lobe1969-01-07---56.309C5-9178RR1912-03-04Cleveland,OH
    ---
    Larry Cheney1969-01-06---82.248P-1B6-1185RR1886-05-02Belleville,KS
    MLB1911-19191911-1919
    Hank Olmsted1969-01-06---89.358P5-8147RR1879-01-12Sac Bay,MI
    MLB1905-19051905-1905
    Clint Rogge1969-01-06---79.170P5-10185LR1889-07-19Memphis,MI
    MLB1921-19211921-1921
    Jim Viox1969-01-06---78.0062B-3B5-7150RR1890-12-30Lockland,OH
    MLB1912-19161912-1916
    Tiny Osborne1969-01-05---75.270P------LR1893-04-09Atlanta,GA
    MLB1922-19251922-1925
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