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Listing of baseball deaths for the 1999 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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1999 Baseball Deaths

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  • Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Harry Kimberlin1999-12-31-90.292P6-3175RR1909-03-13Sullivan,MO
    MLB1936-19391936-1939
    Larry Bearnarth1999-12-31Heart attack58.110P6-2203RR1941-09-11New York,NY
    1962-  0-   0-NYN
    MLB1963-19711963-1971
    Dick Clegg1999-12-30---61.280UMP------------1938-03-24Boston,MA
    ---
    Dick Bertell1999-12-20---64.048C6-0200RR1935-11-01Oak Park,IL
    1957-  0-   0-CHN
    MLB1960-19671960-1967
    Eddie Kazak1999-12-15---79.1493B-2B6-0175RR1920-07-18Steubenville,OH
    MLB1948-19521948-1952
    Hector Martinez1999-12-14---60.216OF5-10160RR1939-05-11Las Villas,CU
    1957-  0-   0-MLN
    MLB1962-19631962-1963
    Whitey Kurowski1999-12-09---81.2333B-SS5-11193RR1918-04-19Reading,PA
    MLB1941-19491941-1949
    Wally Hebert1999-12-08-92.108P6-1195LL1907-08-21Lake Charles,LA
    MLB1931-19431931-1943
    Roy Talcott1999-12-06---79.324P6-1180RR1920-01-16Brookline,MA
    MLB1943-19431943-1943
    Mike Budnick1999-12-02-80.078P6-1200RR1919-09-15Astoria,OR
    MLB1946-19471946-1947
    Gene Baker1999-12-01-74.1682B-3B6-1170RR1925-06-15Davenport,IA
    MLB1953-19611953-1961
    Roger Blanco1999-11-30-23.092P6-6215RR1976-08-29La Sabana,VZ
    A+1995-1999
    Al Schroll1999-11-30-67.252P6-2210RR1932-03-22New Orleans,LA
    MLB1958-19611958-1961
    Tom Herrin1999-11-29---70.077P6-3190RR1929-09-12Shreveport,LA
    MLB1954-19541954-1954
    Dick Errickson1999-11-28-87.267P6-1175LR1912-03-05Vineland,NJ
    MLB1938-19421938-1942
    Lewis Lawson1999-11-25---53.0253B5-9170RR1946-10-30Terre Haute,IN
    1965- 29- 548-NYA
    ---
    Jay Heard1999-11-18---79.305P5-7155LL1920-01-17Atlanta,GA
    MLB1954-19541954-1954
    Allen Benson1999-11-16---91.126P6-1185RR1908-07-12Hurley,SD
    MLB1934-19341934-1934
    Ray Goolsby1999-11-13---80.069OF6-1185RR1919-09-05Floralla,AL
    MLB1946-19461946-1946
    Pat McLaughlin1999-11-01---89.075P6-2175RR1910-08-17Taylor,TX
    MLB1937-19451937-1945
    Mat Patkin1999-10-30---79.293COACH------------1920-01-10Philadelphia,PA
    ---
    Earl Turner1999-10-20-76.166C5-9170RR1923-05-06Pittsfield,MA
    MLB1948-19501948-1950
    Calvin Griffith1999-10-20---87.323EXEC------------1911-12-01Montreal,QC
    ---
    Ray Katt1999-10-20---72.163C6-2200RR1927-05-09New Braunfels,TX
    MLB1952-19591952-1959
    Leslie Aulds1999-10-13---78.288C6-2185RR1920-12-28Farmerville,LA
    MLB1947-19471947-1947
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Bob Patrick1999-10-06---81.343OF6-2190RR1917-10-27Fort Smith,AR
    MLB1941-19421941-1942
    Paul Burris1999-10-03-76.074C6-0190RR1923-07-21Hickory,NC
    MLB1948-19531948-1953
    Arnold Earley1999-09-29Congestive heart failure66.116P6-1200LL1933-06-04Lincoln Park,MI
    1952-  0-   0-BOS
    MLB1960-19671960-1967
    Doug Hansen1999-09-16---70.273H6-0180RR1928-12-16Los Angeles,CA
    MLB1951-19511951-1951
    Ace Williams1999-09-16---82.181P6-2174RL1917-03-18Montclair,NJ
    MLB1940-19461940-1946
    Paul Gregory1999-09-16---91.098P6-2180RR1908-06-09Tomnolen,MS
    MLB1932-19331932-1933
    Catfish Hunter1999-09-09Lou Gehrig's Disease53.153P-1B6-0195RR1946-04-08Hertford,NC
    1964-  0-   0-KC1
    MLB1965-19791965-1979
    Boots Poffenberger1999-09-01---84.062P5-10178RR1915-07-01Williamsport,MD
    MLB1937-19391937-1939
    Doc Marshall1999-09-01---93.088SS-2B5-11150RR1906-06-04New Albany,MS
    MLB1929-19321929-1932
    Warren Huston1999-08-30-85.3023B-2B6-0170RR1913-10-31Newtonville,MA
    MLB1937-19441937-1944
    Johnny Gerlach1999-08-28-82.108SS-3B5-9165RR1917-05-11Shullsburg,WI
    MLB1938-19391938-1939
    Dave Pope1999-08-28Leukemia78.071OF5-10170LR1921-06-17Talladega,AL
    MLB1952-19561952-1956
    Dee Fondy1999-08-19---74.2911B-OF6-3196LL1924-10-31Slaton,TX
    MLB1951-19581951-1958
    Randy Heflin1999-08-17---80.340P6-0185LR1918-09-11Fredericksburg,VA
    MLB1945-19461945-1946
    Greek George1999-08-15-86.232C6-2200RR1912-12-25Waycross,GA
    MLB1936-19451936-1945
    Pat Mullin1999-08-14---81.285OF6-2190LR1917-11-01Trotter,PA
    MLB1940-19531940-1953
    Pee Wee Reese1999-08-14Lung cancer81.021SS-3B5-9175RR1918-07-23Ekron,KY
    MLB1940-19581940-1958
    Bill Lohrman1999-08-13---86.082P6-1185RR1913-05-22Brooklyn,NY
    MLB1934-19441934-1944
    Harry Walker1999-08-08---82.289OF-1B6-2190LR1916-10-22Pascagoula,MS
    MLB1940-19551940-1955
    Ed Cole1999-07-28-90.127P5-11170RR1909-03-22Wilkes-Barre,PA
    MLB1938-19391938-1939
    Woody Davis1999-07-18-86.083P6-1200LR1913-04-25Nicholls,GA
    MLB1938-19381938-1938
    Whit Wyatt1999-07-16Pneumonia91.292P6-1185RR1907-09-27Kensington,GA
    MLB1929-19451929-1945
    Paddy Cottrell1999-07-13-87.156SCOUT------------1912-02-07San Francisco,CA
    ---
    Tim Layana1999-06-26Car accident35.115P6-2195RR1964-03-02Inglewood,CA
    1986-  3-  80-NYA
    MLB1990-19931986-1997
    Charlie English1999-06-25-89.0773B-2B5-9160RR1910-04-08Darlington,SC
    MLB1932-19371932-1937
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Bert Haas1999-06-23---85.1341B-3B5-11180RR1914-02-08Naperville,IL
    MLB1937-19511937-1951
    Gene Markland1999-06-15---79.1712B5-10160RR1919-12-26Detroit,MI
    MLB1950-19501950-1950
    Bob Garber1999-06-07---70.269P6-1190RR1928-09-10Hunker,PA
    MLB1956-19561956-1956
    Eddie Stanky1999-06-06Heart attack82.2752B-SS5-8170RR1916-09-03Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1943-19531943-1953
    Clarence Heise1999-05-30---91.296P5-10172LL1907-08-07Topeka,KS
    MLB1934-19341934-1934
    Ben Taylor1999-05-11---74.2221B6-0185LL1924-09-30Metropolis,IL
    MLB1951-19551951-1955
    Carl Powis1999-05-10---71.119OF6-0185RR1928-01-11Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1957-19571957-1957
    Joe Adcock1999-05-03---71.1851B-OF6-4220RR1927-10-30Coushatta,LA
    MLB1950-19661950-1966
    Faye Throneberry1999-04-26-67.308OF6-0190LR1931-06-22Fisherville,TN
    MLB1952-19611952-1961
    Tom Ravashiere1999-04-23-78.264UMP5-11190------1920-08-01Brooklyn,NY
    ---
    George Eshelman1999-04-20---77.205UMP------------1921-09-26Decatur,IL
    ---
    Bernie Snyder1999-04-15---85.2322B-SS6-0165RR1913-08-25Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1935-19351935-1935
    Cliff Ross1999-04-12---70.251P6-4195LL1928-08-03Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1954-19541954-1954
    Pete Milne1999-04-11---74.000OF6-1180LR1925-04-10Mobile,AL
    MLB1948-19501948-1950
    Clay Bryant1999-04-09---87.144P-OF6-2195RR1911-11-16Madison Heights,VA
    MLB1935-19401935-1940
    Early Wynn1999-04-04Stroke79.088P6-0200BR1920-01-06Hartford,AL
    MLB1939-19631939-1963
    Red Flaherty1999-04-01---81.340UMP6-2210------1917-04-25Maynard,MA
    ---
    Cal Ripken1999-03-25Lung cancer63.098C-OF5-11175RR1935-12-17Aberdeen,MD
    ---
    Birdie Tebbetts1999-03-24-86.133C5-11170RR1912-11-10Burlington,VT
    MLB1936-19521936-1952
    Paul Toth1999-03-20---63.263P6-1175RR1935-06-30McRoberts,KY
    1955-  0-   0-SLN
    MLB1962-19641962-1964
    Bill Peterman1999-03-13---77.357C6-2185RR1921-03-20Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1942-19421942-1942
    Joe DiMaggio1999-03-08Lung cancer84.103OF-1B6-2193RR1914-11-25Martinez,CA
    MLB1936-19511936-1951
    Kenny Robinson1999-02-28Car accident29.116P5-7175RR1969-11-03Barberton,OH
    1991- 10- 276-TOR
    MLB1995-19971991-1998
    Earl Huckleberry1999-02-25-88.277P5-11165RR1910-05-23Konawa,OK
    MLB1935-19351935-1935
    Johnnie Wittig1999-02-24---84.253P6-0180RR1914-06-16Baltimore,MD
    MLB1938-19491938-1949
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Howie Haak1999-02-22-87.178SCOUT------------1911-08-28Rochester,NY
    ---
    Vinegar Bend Mizell1999-02-21-68.192P6-3205RL1930-08-13Vinegar Bend,AL
    MLB1952-19621952-1962
    George Gill1999-02-21---90.007P6-1185RR1909-02-13Catchings,MS
    MLB1937-19391937-1939
    Joe Rossi1999-02-20-77.343C6-1205RR1921-03-13Oakland,CA
    MLB1952-19521952-1952
    Buck Rogers1999-02-20-86.106P5-8164RL1912-11-05Spring Garden,VA
    MLB1935-19351935-1935
    Carl Sumner1999-02-08-90.132OF5-8170LL1908-09-28Cambridge,MA
    MLB1928-19281928-1928
    Paul Calvert1999-02-01-81.117P6-0185RR1917-10-06Montreal,QC
    MLB1942-19511942-1951
    Norm Zauchin1999-01-31---69.0741B6-5220RR1929-11-17Royal Oak,MI
    MLB1951-19591951-1959
    Larry Loughlin1999-01-26---57.162P6-1190LL1941-08-16Tacoma,WA
    1964-  0-   0-PHI
    MLB1967-19671967-1967
    Bob Hartsfield1999-01-25-67.041COACH------------1931-12-15Atlanta,GA
    ---
    Oscar Georgy1999-01-15---82.050P6-3180RR1916-11-25New Orleans,LA
    MLB1938-19381938-1938
    Jim Dunn1999-01-06---67.315P6-0185RR1931-02-25Valdosta,GA
    MLB1952-19521952-1952
    Len Dondero1999-01-01---95.1113B-2B5-11178RR1903-09-12Newark,CA
    MLB1929-19291929-1929
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