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Listing of baseball deaths for the 1991 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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1991 Baseball Deaths

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  • Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Hal Finney1991-12-20-86.142C5-11170RR1905-07-30Lafayette,AL
    MLB1931-19361931-1936
    Don Williams1991-12-20-56.108P6-5218RR1935-09-02Los Angeles,CA
    1956-  0-   0-KC1
    MLB1963-19631963-1963
    Jesse Flores1991-12-17---77.044P5-10175RR1914-11-02Guadalajara,MX
    MLB1942-19501942-1950
    Larry Ciaffone1991-12-14---67.118OF5-9185RR1924-08-17Brooklyn,NY
    MLB1951-19511951-1951
    Dick Kelley1991-12-12---51.338P6-0175RL1940-01-08Boston,MA
    1959-  0-   0-MLN
    MLB1964-19711964-1971
    Ken Keltner1991-12-12---75.0413B-1B6-0190RR1916-10-31Milwaukee,WI
    MLB1937-19501937-1950
    Ed Murphy1991-12-10---73.1081B5-11190RR1918-08-23Joliet,IL
    MLB1942-19421942-1942
    Dan McGee1991-12-04---80.066SS5-8152RR1911-09-29New York,NY
    MLB1934-19341934-1934
    Herb Thomas1991-12-04---89.191OF-2B5-4157RR1902-05-26Sampson City,FL
    MLB1924-19271924-1927
    Buster Mills1991-12-01---83.075OF5-11195RR1908-09-16Ranger,TX
    MLB1934-19461934-1946
    Stan Wentzel1991-11-28---74.318OF6-1200RR1917-01-13Lorane,PA
    MLB1945-19451945-1945
    Carl Sawatski1991-11-24---64.020C-OF5-10210LR1927-11-04Shickshinny,PA
    MLB1948-19631948-1963
    Roy Zimmerman1991-11-22---75.0691B-OF6-2187LL1916-09-13Pine Grove,PA
    MLB1945-19451945-1945
    Bryan Stephens1991-11-21---71.129P6-4175RR1920-07-14Fayetteville,AR
    MLB1947-19481947-1948
    Smead Jolley1991-11-17---89.306OF-C6-3210LR1902-01-14Wesson,AR
    MLB1930-19331930-1933
    Jack Franklin1991-11-15---72.025P5-11170RR1919-10-20Paris,IL
    MLB1944-19441944-1944
    Heinz Becker1991-11-11---76.0771B6-2200BR1915-08-26Berlin,GE
    MLB1943-19471943-1947
    Cananea Reyes1991-11-11---54.265P------------1937-02-18Sonora,MX
    ---
    Dixie Parsons1991-10-31---75.171C6-2180RR1916-05-12Talladega,AL
    MLB1939-19431939-1943
    Jimmie Coker1991-10-29-55.214C-OF5-11195RR1936-03-28Throckmorton,TX
    1955-  0-   0-PHI
    MLB1958-19671958-1967
    Bill Bevens1991-10-26---75.004P6-3210RR1916-10-21Hubbard,OR
    MLB1944-19471944-1947
    Joe Bokina1991-10-25---81.203P6-0184RR1910-04-04Northampton,MA
    MLB1936-19361936-1936
    George Brunet1991-10-25---56.139P6-1210RL1935-06-08Houghton,MI
    MLB1956-19711956-1971
    Bobby Coombs1991-10-21---83.261P---160RR1908-02-02Goodwins Mills,ME
    MLB1933-19431933-1943
    Jim Hamby1991-10-21---94.082C6-0170RR1897-07-29Wilkesboro,NC
    MLB1926-19271926-1927
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Clay Kirby1991-10-11Heart attack43.107P6-3185RR1948-06-25Washington,DC
    1966-  3-  47-SLN
    MLB1969-19761966-1977
    Charlie Moss1991-10-09---80.203C5-10160RR1911-03-20Meridian,MS
    MLB1934-19361934-1936
    Ed Hanyzewski1991-10-08---71.019P6-1200RR1920-09-18Union Mills,IN
    MLB1942-19461942-1946
    Leo Durocher1991-10-07---86.071SS-2B5-10160RR1905-07-27West Springfield,MA
    MLB1925-19451925-1945
    Ed Moriarty1991-09-29---78.3512B5-10180RR1912-10-12Holyoke,MA
    MLB1935-19361935-1936
    Bob Prichard1991-09-25---73.3381B6-1195LL1917-10-21Paris,TX
    MLB1939-19391939-1939
    Chet Morgan1991-09-20-81.105OF5-9160LR1910-06-06Cleveland,MS
    MLB1935-19381935-1938
    Steve Peek1991-09-20---77.051P6-2195BR1914-07-30Springfield,MA
    MLB1941-19411941-1941
    Smoky Burgess1991-09-15---64.200C5-8187LR1927-02-26Caroleen,NC
    MLB1949-19671949-1967
    Les Rock1991-09-09---79.0201B6-2184LR1912-08-19Springfield,MN
    MLB1936-19361936-1936
    Clem Koshorek1991-09-08---66.079SS-2B5-4165RR1925-06-20Royal Oak,MI
    MLB1952-19531952-1953
    Lou Rosenberg1991-09-08---87.1862B5-7155RR1904-03-05San Francisco,CA
    MLB1923-19231923-1923
    Loyd Christopher1991-09-05---71.248OF6-2190RR1919-12-31Richmond,CA
    MLB1945-19471945-1947
    Sammy White1991-09-04---63.058C6-3195RR1928-07-07Wenatchee,WA
    MLB1951-19621951-1962
    Tony Martinez1991-08-24---51.158SS-2B5-10165RR1940-03-18Perico,CU
    1960-  0-   0-CLE
    MLB1963-19661963-1966
    Bill Starr1991-08-12---80.166C6-1175RR1911-02-26Brooklyn,NY
    MLB1935-19351935-1935
    Hank Majeski1991-08-09---74.2383B-2B5-9180RR1916-12-13Staten Island,NY
    MLB1939-19551939-1955
    Jimmy Cooney1991-08-07---96.346SS-2B5-11160RR1894-08-24Cranston,RI
    MLB1917-19281917-1928
    Chris Short1991-08-01---53.315P-C6-4205RL1937-09-19Milford,DE
    1957-  0-   0-PHI
    MLB1959-19731957-1973
    John Dobb1991-07-31---89.257P6-2180RL1901-11-15Muskegon,MI
    MLB1924-19241924-1924
    Allen Conkwright1991-07-30---94.236P5-10170RR1896-12-04Sedalia,MO
    MLB1920-19201920-1920
    Howie Carter1991-07-24---86.2832B-SS5-10154RR1904-10-13New York,NY
    MLB1926-19261926-1926
    Jack Albright1991-07-22---70.021SS5-9175RR1921-06-30St. Petersburg,FL
    MLB1947-19471947-1947
    Johnny Vergez1991-07-15---85.0053B-SS5-8165RR1906-07-09Oakland,CA
    MLB1931-19361931-1936
    Al Glossop1991-07-02---76.3552B-3B6-0170BR1914-07-12Christopher,IL
    MLB1939-19461939-1946
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Johnny Johnson1991-06-26---76.269P6-0182LL1914-09-29Belmore,OH
    MLB1944-19451944-1945
    Bud Swartz1991-06-24---62.010P6-2180LL1929-06-13Tulsa,OK
    MLB1947-19471947-1947
    Marv Owen1991-06-22---85.0913B-1B6-1175RR1906-03-22Agnew,CA
    MLB1931-19401931-1940
    Harry Wilke1991-06-21---90.1883B5-10171RR1900-12-14Cincinnati,OH
    MLB1927-19271927-1927
    Frank Umont1991-06-20---73.210UMP6-0225------1917-11-21Staten Island,NY
    ---
    Pete Rambo1991-06-19---84.230P5-9150RR1906-11-01Thorofare,NJ
    MLB1926-19261926-1926
    Lanny Harris1991-06-16---51.115UMP6-1195------1940-02-21Greens Fork,IN
    ---
    Happy Chandler1991-06-15---92.334---------------1898-07-14Corydon,KY
    ---
    Luis Suarez1991-06-05---74.2843B5-11170RR1916-08-24Alto Songo,CU
    MLB1944-19441944-1944
    Jim Magnuson1991-05-30Alcohol poisoning44.284P6-2190RL1946-08-18Marinette,WI
    1966-  3-  58-CHA
    MLB1970-19731966-1973
    Roy Cullenbine1991-05-28---77.221OF-1B6-1190BR1913-10-18Nashville,TN
    MLB1938-19471938-1947
    Pat Scantlebury1991-05-24---73.193P6-1180LL1917-11-11Gatun,PN
    MLB1956-19561956-1956
    Pete Runnels1991-05-20---63.1121B-2B6-0170LR1928-01-28Lufkin,TX
    MLB1951-19641951-1964
    Ken Jones1991-05-15---88.032P6-3193RR1903-04-13Dover,NJ
    MLB1924-19301924-1930
    Hal Gregg1991-05-13---69.305P6-3195RR1921-07-11Anaheim,CA
    MLB1943-19521943-1952
    Cedric Tallis1991-05-08---76.283EXEC------------1914-07-29---
    ---
    Bill MacDonald1991-05-04---62.036P5-10170RR1929-03-28Alameda,CA
    MLB1950-19531950-1953
    Frank Leja1991-05-03---55.0851B6-4205LL1936-02-07Holyoke,MA
    MLB1954-19621954-1962
    Nate Andrews1991-04-26---77.207P6-0195RR1913-09-30Pembroke,NC
    MLB1937-19461937-1946
    Pete Wojey1991-04-23---71.143P5-11185RR1919-12-01Stowe,PA
    MLB1954-19571954-1957
    Dick Weik1991-04-21---63.155P6-3184RR1927-11-17Waterloo,IA
    MLB1948-19541948-1954
    Bucky Walters1991-04-20---82.000P-3B6-1180RR1909-04-19Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1931-19501931-1950
    Sheldon Jones1991-04-18---69.074P6-0180RR1922-02-02Tecumseh,NE
    MLB1946-19531946-1953
    Les Mallon1991-04-17---85.1462B-3B5-8160RR1905-11-21Sweetwater,TX
    MLB1931-19351931-1935
    Al Verdel1991-04-16---69.309P5-9186RR1921-06-10Punxsutawney,PA
    MLB1944-19441944-1944
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Gene Lillard1991-04-12---77.150P-SS5-10178RR1913-11-12Santa Barbara,CA
    MLB1936-19401936-1940
    Walker Cooper1991-04-11---76.093C6-3210RR1915-01-08Atherton,MO
    MLB1940-19571940-1957
    Sammy Holbrook1991-04-10---80.266C5-11189RR1910-07-17Meridian,MS
    MLB1935-19351935-1935
    Johnny Moore1991-04-04---89.011OF5-10175LR1902-03-23Waterville,CT
    MLB1928-19451928-1945
    Whitey Miller1991-04-03---75.336P6-1195RR1915-05-02St. Louis,MO
    MLB1944-19441944-1944
    John Mullen1991-04-03---66.184EXEC------------1924-09-30---
    ---
    Frankie Gustine1991-04-01---71.0402B-3B6-0180RR1920-02-20Hoopeston,IL
    1937-  0-   0-PIT
    MLB1939-19501939-1950
    Sid Schacht1991-03-30---73.054P5-11170RR1918-02-03Bogota,NJ
    MLB1950-19511950-1951
    Jim Hardin1991-03-09Plane crash47.215P6-0175RR1943-08-06Morris Chapel,TN
    1962-  0-   0-NYN
    MLB1967-19721962-1972
    Cool Papa Bell1991-03-07Heart attack87.294OF6-0155BL1903-05-17Starkville,MS
    ---
    Jimmy Zinn1991-02-26---96.035P-OF6-0195LR1895-01-21Benton,AR
    MLB1919-19291919-1929
    Joe Munson1991-02-24---91.109OF5-9184LR1899-11-06Drexel Hill,PA
    MLB1925-19261925-1926
    Jimmy Pattison1991-02-22---82.065P6-0185LL1908-12-18Bronx,NY
    MLB1929-19291929-1929
    George DeTore1991-02-07-84.0883B-SS5-8170RR1906-11-11Utica,NY
    MLB1930-19311930-1931
    Alex McColl1991-02-06---96.313P6-1178BR1894-03-29Eagleville,OH
    MLB1933-19341933-1934
    Walter Brown1991-02-03---75.286P5-11175RR1915-04-23Jamestown,NY
    MLB1947-19471947-1947
    Dale Long1991-01-27---64.3551B-C6-4210LL1926-02-06Springfield,MO
    MLB1951-19631951-1963
    Randy Rivera1991-01-27---23.158P6-0185RR1967-08-22New York,NY
    1989- 42-1097-DET
    A+1989-1990
    Hoot Evers1991-01-25---69.350OF6-2185RR1921-02-08St. Louis,MO
    MLB1941-19561941-1956
    Roy Weatherly1991-01-19---75.328OF-3B5-6170LR1915-02-25Warren,TX
    MLB1936-19501936-1950
    Herb Harris1991-01-18---77.268P6-1175LL1913-04-24Chicago,IL
    MLB1936-19361936-1936
    Marv Breuer1991-01-17---76.262P6-2185RR1914-04-29Rolla,MO
    MLB1939-19431939-1943
    Lyle Judy1991-01-15---77.0602B5-10150RR1913-11-15Lawrenceville,IL
    MLB1935-19351935-1935
    Bobby Estalella1991-01-06---79.256OF-3B5-8180RR1911-04-25Cardenas,CU
    MLB1935-19491935-1949
    Alan Wiggins1991-01-06AIDS32.3222B-OF6-2160BR1958-02-17Los Angeles,CA
    1977-  1-   7-CAL
    MLB1981-19871977-1987
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Eric Rodin1991-01-04---60.333OF6-2215RR1930-02-05Orange,NJ
    MLB1954-19541954-1954
    Luke Appling1991-01-03---83.276SS-3B5-10183RR1907-04-02High Point,NC
    MLB1930-19501930-1950
    Tom Baker1991-01-03-77.205P-OF6-1180RR1913-06-11Nursery,TX
    MLB1935-19381935-1938
    103 record(s)
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    Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Death Date Published date of death (if available) Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system