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  • This list of deaths are for baseball people who were included in the TBC database based on Player Inclusion Rules.
  • The MLB deaths will be close to complete but may not be updated immediately after news of death is released. The non-MLB deaths are updated as information is received from various sources.
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    Recently recorded Deaths

    Person NamePositionHigh LevelBirth PlaceBorn DateDeath DateAgeYears PlayedMLB Years*
    Daniel FordOFHamden,Connecticut1948-02-152017-06-0869.114--
    Jim PiersallOFMLBWaterbury,Connecticut1929-11-142017-06-0387.2011950-19671950-1967
    Herman StarrettePMLBStatesville,North Carolina1938-11-202017-06-0278.1941963-19651963-1965
    Mitch StachowskyCAAAPocatello,Idaho1984-10-022017-05-2732.2372004-2006-
    Jim BunningPMLBSouthgate,Kentucky1931-10-232017-05-2685.2161955-19711955-1971
    Charlie EngelPASt. Louis Park,Minnesota1955-09-262017-05-2061.2371978-1979-
    Ed MierkowiczOFMLBWyandotte,Michigan1924-03-062017-05-1993.0741945-19501945-1950
    David KlendaPNCAAHillsboro,Kansas1950-10-232017-05-1866.2071970-1973-
    Bob KuzavaPMLBWyandotte,Michigan1923-05-282017-05-1593.3531946-19571946-1957
    Steve PalermoUMPWorcester,Massachusetts1949-10-092017-05-1467.217--
    Jeff Kalish3BNCAANew Milford,New Jersey1949-07-052017-05-1067.3091970-1971-
    Paul BarettaSSBerlin,Connecticut1947-08-042017-05-0869.278--
    Richard AndersonPTrumbull,Connecticut1950-07-142017-05-0766.297--
    Casey Thomas2BRkKansas City,Missouri1993-03-162017-05-0224.0472015-2016-
    Dewey ForryOFAAASan Rafael,California1952-05-262017-05-0164.3401977-1977-
    Sam MeleOFMLBAstoria,New York1923-01-212017-05-0194.1001947-19561947-1956
    Henry Sanchez1B ASan Diego,California1986-11-292017-04-3030.1522005-2009-
    Luis OlmoOFMLBArecibo,Puerto Rico1919-08-112017-04-2897.2611943-19511943-1951
    Ron VaughnCRk-1961--2017-04-23-1983-1983-
    Philip WilkinsPRkColumbia,South Carolina1982-08-292017-04-1934.2332001-2004-
    Vic BarnhartSSMLBHagerstown,Maryland1922-09-012017-04-1394.2241944-19461944-1946
    Bob CervOFMLBLincoln,Nebraska1926-05-052017-04-0690.3361951-19621951-1962
    Roy Sievers1B-OFMLBSt. Louis,Missouri1926-11-182017-04-0390.1361949-19651949-1965
    Doug GassawaySCOUT-1935--2017-04-02---
    Terry TewellCA+Orange,California1969-08-122017-03-3147.2311990-1995-
    Ruben AmaroSS-1BMLBVeracruz,Mexico1936-01-062017-03-3181.0851958-19691958-1969
    Steve DunnPA+-1958-11-072017-03-2958.1421979-1980-
    Todd FrohwirthPMLBMilwaukee,Wisconsin1962-09-282017-03-2654.1791981-19961987-1996
    Jack FaszholzPMLBSt. Louis,Missouri1927-04-112017-03-2589.3491953-19531953-1953
    Dallas GreenPMLBNewport,Delaware1934-08-042017-03-2282.2301960-19671960-1967
    Mark Higgins1BMLBMiami,Florida1963-07-092017-03-2253.2571984-19901989-1989
    Jose ZardonOFMLBHavana,Cuba1923-05-202017-03-2193.3061945-19451945-1945
    Russ GoetzUMPMcKeesport,Pennsylvania1930-05-312017-03-1586.288--
    Bob BrucePMLBDetroit,Michigan1933-05-182017-03-1583.3011959-19671959-1967
    Charles Van Camp1B-3B-1945--2017-03-10---
    Bill FisherPTahlequah,Oklahoma1948-09-292017-03-0968.161--
    Bill HandsPMLBHackensack,New Jersey1940-05-062017-03-0976.3071959-19751965-1975
    Joseph GalantePAA-1953--2017-03-09-1977-1979-
    Daniel JacobsPRk-1956--2017-03-03-1979-1979-
    Craig BromannPGlen Ellyn,Illinois1950--2017-03-02---
    Larry EdwardsP-1944-09-062017-02-2672.173--
    Ned GarverPMLBNey,Ohio1925-12-252017-02-2691.0631948-19611948-1961
    Jose FelominaSCOUT-2017-02-23---
    Steve LoiselleC-1951--2017-02-22---
    Harry MacPhersonPMLBNorth Andover,Massachusetts1926-07-102017-02-1990.2241944-19441944-1944
    Charley TaylorPCovington,Kentucky1947-12-222017-02-1869.058--
    Jeffrey SchreckPRkBradenton,Florida1958-10-242017-02-1658.1151977-1977-
    Angelo MoralesPADavid,Panama1986-05-022017-02-1430.2882004-2010-
    Tommy DarrellPAADunbar,Pennsylvania1976-07-212017-02-1340.2071995-2001-
    Ron CorbettPMedford,Massachusetts1949--2017-02-12---


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