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Listing of baseball deaths for the 1984 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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1984 Baseball Deaths

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  • Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Johnny Gill1984-12-26---79.274OF6-2190LR1905-03-27Nashville,TN
    MLB1927-19361927-1936
    Cuckoo Christensen1984-12-20---85.056OF5-6156LL1899-10-24San Francisco,CA
    MLB1926-19271926-1927
    Gonzalo Marquez1984-12-20---38.2641B-DH5-11180LL1946-03-31Carupano,VZ
    1966-  0-   0-KC1
    MLB1972-19741966-1974
    Art McLarney1984-12-20---76.000SS6-0168BR1908-12-20Fort Worden,WA
    MLB1932-19321932-1932
    Steve Slayton1984-12-20---82.238P6-0163RR1902-04-26Barre,VT
    MLB1928-19281928-1928
    Bill Warwick1984-12-19---87.022C6-0180RR1897-11-26Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1921-19261921-1926
    Debs Garms1984-12-16---77.173OF-3B5-8165LR1907-06-26Bangs,TX
    MLB1932-19451932-1945
    George Tomer1984-12-15---89.018H6-0180LR1895-11-26Perry,IA
    MLB1913-19131913-1913
    Gene Layden1984-12-12---90.272OF5-10160LL1894-03-14Pittsburgh,PA
    MLB1915-19151915-1915
    Howie Reed1984-12-07---47.351P6-1210RR1936-12-21Dallas,TX
    1957-  0-   0-KC1
    MLB1958-19711958-1971
    Chris Pelekoudas1984-11-30---66.311UMP5-10187------1918-01-23Chicago,IL
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    Ival Goodman1984-11-25---76.124OF5-11170LR1908-07-23Northview,MO
    MLB1935-19441935-1944
    Leon Williams1984-11-20---78.353P-OF5-10154LL1905-12-02Macon,GA
    MLB1926-19261926-1926
    Aubrey Epps1984-11-13---72.254C5-10170RR1912-03-03Memphis,TN
    MLB1935-19351935-1935
    Hank Helf1984-10-27---71.062C6-1196RR1913-08-26Austin,TX
    MLB1938-19461938-1946
    Gus Mancuso1984-10-26Emphysema78.325C5-10185RR1905-12-05Galveston,TX
    MLB1928-19451928-1945
    Babe Pinelli1984-10-22---89.0033B-SS5-9165RR1895-10-18San Francisco,CA
    MLB1918-19271918-1927
    Johnny Rigney1984-10-21---69.358P6-2190RR1914-10-28Oak Park,IL
    MLB1937-19471937-1947
    Del Lundgren1984-10-19---85.027P5-8160RR1899-09-21Lindsborg,KS
    MLB1924-19271924-1927
    Red Cox1984-10-15---89.240P6-2190LR1895-02-16Laurel Springs,NC
    MLB1920-19201920-1920
    Dixie Carroll1984-10-13---93.156OF5-11165LR1891-05-09Paducah,KY
    MLB1919-19191919-1919
    Ed Carroll1984-10-13---77.078P6-3185RR1907-07-27Baltimore,MD
    MLB1929-19291929-1929
    George Kelly1984-10-13---89.0321B-2B6-4190RR1895-09-10San Francisco,CA
    MLB1915-19321915-1932
    Art Butler1984-10-07---96.291SS-2B5-9160RR1887-12-19Fall River,MA
    MLB1911-19161911-1916
    Joe Marty1984-10-04---71.033OF-P6-0182RR1913-09-01Sacramento,CA
    MLB1937-19411937-1941
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Billy Goodman1984-10-01---58.1932B-1B5-11165LR1926-03-22Concord,NC
    MLB1947-19621947-1962
    Walter Alston1984-10-01Complications from heart attack72.3041B6-2195RR1911-12-01Venice,OH
    MLB1936-19361936-1936
    Walt Bashore1984-09-26---74.355OF-3B6-0170RR1909-10-06Harrisburg,PA
    MLB1936-19361936-1936
    Jimmy Pofahl1984-09-14---67.088SS-2B5-11185RR1917-06-18Faribault,MN
    MLB1940-19421940-1942
    Edgar Barnhart1984-09-14---79.363P5-10160LR1904-09-16Providence,MO
    MLB1924-19241924-1924
    Paul Carter1984-09-11---90.132P6-3175LR1894-05-01Lake Park,GA
    MLB1914-19201914-1920
    Jackie Gallagher1984-09-10-82.225OF5-10175LR1902-01-28Providence,RI
    MLB1923-19231923-1923
    Johnny Marcum1984-09-10---75.001P5-11197LR1909-09-09Campbellsburg,KY
    MLB1933-19391933-1939
    Joe Cronin1984-09-07---77.330SS-3B5-11180RR1906-10-12San Francisco,CA
    MLB1926-19451926-1945
    Bill Trotter1984-08-26---76.016P6-2195RR1908-08-10Cisne,IL
    MLB1937-19441937-1944
    Skeeter Scalzi1984-08-25---71.070SS-3B5-6160RR1913-06-16Lafferty,OH
    MLB1939-19391939-1939
    Waite Hoyt1984-08-25---84.349P6-0180RR1899-09-09Brooklyn,NY
    MLB1918-19381918-1938
    Roy Easterwood1984-08-24---69.224C6-0196RR1915-01-12Waxahachie,TX
    MLB1944-19441944-1944
    Charlie Robertson1984-08-23---88.204P6-0175LR1896-01-31Dexter,TX
    MLB1919-19281919-1928
    Rufus Smith1984-08-21---79.209P5-8165RL1905-01-24Guilford College,NC
    MLB1927-19271927-1927
    Fred Hahn1984-08-16---55.181P6-3174RL1929-02-16Nyack,NY
    MLB1952-19521952-1952
    Tommie Aaron1984-08-16Leukemia45.0111B-OF6-1200RR1939-08-05Mobile,AL
    1958-  0-   0-MLN
    MLB1962-19711962-1971
    Spud Davis1984-08-14---79.237C-1B6-1197RR1904-12-20Birmingham,AL
    MLB1928-19451928-1945
    Lynn McGlothen1984-08-14---34.140P6-2195LR1950-03-27Monroe,LA
    1968-  3-  60-BOS
    MLB1972-19821968-1982
    Bert Hamric1984-08-08---56.159H6-0165LR1928-03-01Clarksburg,WV
    MLB1955-19581955-1958
    Elmer Smith1984-08-03---91.315OF5-10165LR1892-09-21Sandusky,OH
    MLB1914-19251914-1925
    Al Schacht1984-07-14---91.244P5-11142RR1892-11-11New York,NY
    MLB1919-19211919-1921
    Lyle Luttrell1984-07-11---54.139SS6-0180RR1930-02-22Bloomington,IL
    MLB1956-19571956-1957
    Moose Clabaugh1984-07-11---82.240OF6-0185LR1901-11-13Albany,MO
    MLB1926-19261926-1926
    Charlie Uhlir1984-07-09---71.344OF5-7150LL1912-07-30Chicago,IL
    MLB1934-19341934-1934
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Doyt Morris1984-07-04---67.354OF6-4195RR1916-07-15Stanley,NC
    MLB1937-19371937-1937
    Jim Roberts1984-06-24---88.253P6-3205RR1895-10-13Artesia,MS
    MLB1924-19251924-1925
    Jim Hegan1984-06-17---63.318C6-2195RR1920-08-03Lynn,MA
    MLB1941-19601941-1960
    Duke Markell1984-06-14---60.302P6-1209RR1923-08-17Paris,FR
    MLB1951-19511951-1951
    Bobby Rhawn1984-06-09---65.1163B-SS5-8180RR1919-02-13Catawissa,PA
    MLB1947-19491947-1949
    Rabbit Benton1984-06-07---82.2512B5-7150RR1901-09-29Cannel City,KY
    MLB1922-19221922-1922
    Nick Goulish1984-05-15---66.183OF6-1179LL1917-11-13Punxsutawney,PA
    MLB1944-19451944-1945
    Elmer Riddle1984-05-14---69.287P5-11170RR1914-07-31Columbus,GA
    MLB1939-19491939-1949
    Russ Young1984-05-13---81.240C6-0175BR1902-09-15Bryan,OH
    MLB1931-19311931-1931
    Walter French1984-05-13---84.304OF5-7155LR1899-07-12Moorestown,NJ
    MLB1923-19291923-1929
    Earl Reid1984-05-11---70.337P6-3190LR1913-06-08Bangor,AL
    MLB1946-19461946-1946
    Howie Gorman1984-04-29---70.350OF6-2160LL1913-05-14Pittsburgh,PA
    MLB1937-19381937-1938
    Leo Dixon1984-04-11---89.218C5-11170RR1894-09-04Chicago,IL
    MLB1925-19291925-1929
    Karl Spooner1984-04-10---52.291P6-0185RL1931-06-23Oriskany Falls,NY
    MLB1954-19551954-1955
    Glenn Wright1984-04-06---83.059SS-1B5-11170RR1901-02-06Archie,MO
    MLB1924-19351924-1935
    Chet Kehn1984-04-05---62.157P5-11168RR1921-10-30San Diego,CA
    MLB1942-19421942-1942
    Ike Davis1984-04-02---88.291SS5-7140RR1895-06-14Pueblo,CO
    MLB1919-19251919-1925
    Hugh Poland1984-03-30---71.070C5-11185LR1913-01-19Tompkinsville,KY
    MLB1943-19481943-1948
    Jess Pike1984-03-28---68.241OF6-3175LR1915-07-31Dustin,OK
    MLB1946-19461946-1946
    Baby Ortiz1984-03-27---64.112P6-0190RR1919-12-05Camaguey,CU
    MLB1944-19441944-1944
    Bob Rothel1984-03-21---60.1853B5-10170RR1923-09-17Columbia Station,OH
    MLB1945-19451945-1945
    Stan Coveleski1984-03-20---94.249P-OF5-11166RR1889-07-13Shamokin,PA
    MLB1912-19281912-1928
    Charlie Lau1984-03-18Colon Cancer50.340C6-0190LR1933-04-12Romulus,MI
    MLB1956-19671956-1967
    Buckshot May1984-03-15---84.092P6-2169RR1899-12-13Bakersfield,CA
    MLB1924-19241924-1924
    Johnny Enzmann1984-03-14---94.009P-OF5-10165RR1890-03-04Brooklyn,NY
    MLB1914-19201914-1920
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Bill McGhee1984-03-10---78.1861B-OF5-10185LL1905-09-05Shawmut,AL
    MLB1944-19451944-1945
    Charlie Blackburn1984-03-09---89.061P6-1195RR1895-01-06Chicago,IL
    MLB1921-19211921-1921
    Bruce Cunningham1984-03-08---78.160P-OF5-10165RR1905-09-29San Francisco,CA
    MLB1929-19321929-1932
    Joe Kuhel1984-02-26---77.2451B6-0180LL1906-06-25Cleveland,OH
    MLB1930-19471930-1947
    Red Lutz1984-02-22---85.065C5-10170RR1898-12-17Cincinnati,OH
    MLB1922-19221922-1922
    Dale Matthewson1984-02-20---60.280P5-11145RR1923-05-15Catasauqua,PA
    MLB1943-19441943-1944
    Bill Shores1984-02-19---79.268P6-0185RR1904-05-26Abilene,TX
    MLB1928-19361928-1936
    Loren Babe1984-02-14---56.0333B-SS5-10180LR1928-01-11Pisgah,IA
    MLB1952-19531952-1953
    John Douglas1984-02-11---66.1491B6-2195LL1917-09-14Thayer,WV
    MLB1945-19451945-1945
    Charley Suche1984-02-11---68.189P6-2190RL1915-08-05Cranes Mill,TX
    MLB1938-19381938-1938
    Ray Harrell1984-01-28---71.346P6-1185RR1912-02-16Petrolia,TX
    MLB1935-19451935-1945
    Leo Kiely1984-01-18---54.048P6-2180LL1929-11-30Hoboken,NJ
    MLB1951-19601951-1960
    Billy Lee1984-01-06---91.361OF-3B5-9165RR1892-01-09Bayonne,NJ
    MLB1915-19161915-1916
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