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1927 MLB Season

1927 MLB Season

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player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Billy Alvord 1927-04-07 63.239 -- 3b 5-10 187 R R 1863-08-10 St. Louis,MO MLB 1885-1893 1885-1893
Kirtley Baker 1927-04-13 57.292 -- p 5-9 160 R R 1869-06-24 Aurora,IN MLB 1890-1899 1890-1899
Phil Bedgood 1927-11-08 29.244 -- p 6-3 218 R R 1898-03-08 Harrison,GA MLB 1922-1923 1922-1923
Charlie Bennett 1927-02-24 72.094 -- c 5-11 180 R R 1854-11-21 New Castle,PA MLB 1878-1893 1878-1893
Drummond Brown 1927-01-27 41.360 Suicide - Gun shot c 6-0 180 R R 1885-01-31 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
Tom Brown 1927-10-25 67.032 -- of 5-10 168 L R 1860-09-21 Liverpool,EN MLB 1882-1898 1882-1898
Ed Clark 1927-11-07 -- -- p 5-10 -- -- -- 1863 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1886-1891 1886-1891
Mike Corcoran 1927-10-11 68.365 -- p -- -- -- -- 1858-10-10 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1884-1884 1884-1884
Lave Cross 1927-09-06 61.116 -- 3b 5-8 155 R R 1866-05-12 Milwaukee,WI MLB 1887-1907 1887-1907
Jerry Denny 1927-08-16 68.152 -- 3b 5-11 180 R R 1859-03-16 New York,NY MLB 1881-1894 1881-1894
Bill Gannon 1927-04-26 54.038 -- of 5-9 170 -- -- 1873-03-17 New Haven,CT MLB 1901-1901 1901-1901
Bill Gilbert 1927-12-17 59.277 -- p 6-0 180 -- -- 1868-03-13 Havre de Grace,MD MLB 1892-1892 1892-1892
Billy Gilbert 1927-08-08 51.046 -- 2b 5-4 153 R R 1876-06-21 Tullytown,PA MLB 1901-1909 1901-1909
Pat Griffin 1927-06-07 34.030 -- p 6-2 180 R R 1893-05-06 Niles,OH MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
Jack Harper 1927-06-18 33.316 -- p 5-11 180 R R 1893-08-05 Hendricks,WV MLB 1915-1915 1915-1915
Ed Hughes 1927-10-14 47.007 -- p 6-1 180 R R 1880-10-05 Chicago,IL MLB 1902-1906 1902-1906
Ben Hunt 1927-09-27 38.319 -- p 6-5 190 L L 1888-11-10 Eufaula,OK MLB 1910-1913 1910-1913
Bob Ingersoll 1927-01-13 44.004 -- p 5-11 175 R R 1883-01-08 Rapid City,SD MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
Tommy Johns 1927-04-13 75.217 -- of 5-11 170 -- -- 1851-09-07 Baltimore,MD MLB 1873-1873 1873-1873
Vive Lindaman 1927-02-13 49.107 -- p 6-1 200 R R 1877-10-28 Charles City,IA MLB 1906-1909 1906-1909
Harry Little 1927-02-17 76.099 -- of -- -- -- R 1850-11-09 Pocahontas,MO MLB 1877-1877 1877-1877
Mike Lynch 1927-04-02 46.276 -- p 6-2 170 R R 1880-06-28 Holyoke,MA MLB 1904-1907 1904-1907
John McGlone 1927-11-22 66.319 -- 3b 5-10 165 R R 1861-01-05 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1886-1888 1886-1888
Herm Merritt 1927-05-26 26.194 -- ss -- -- R R 1900-11-12 Independence,KS MLB 1921-1921 1921-1921
Ray Miller 1927-04-07 39.053 -- 1b 5-10 168 L L 1888-02-12 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1917-1917 1917-1917
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Hank Morrison 1927-09-30 61.130 -- p 5-10 180 R R 1866-05-22 Olneyville,RI MLB 1887-1887 1887-1887
Pat Murphy 1927-05-16 70.132 -- c 5-10 160 R R 1857-01-02 Auburn,MA MLB 1887-1890 1887-1890
Al Myers 1927-12-24 64.062 -- 2b 5-8 165 R R 1863-10-22 Danville,IL MLB 1884-1891 1884-1891
Chick Pedro 1927-08-06 57.282 -- of -- -- -- -- 1869-10-27 Havana,CU MLB 1902-1902 1902-1902
John Richter 1927-10-04 54.236 -- 3b 6-0 178 -- -- 1873-02-08 Louisville,KY MLB 1898-1898 1898-1898
Ike Rockenfield 1927-02-21 50.108 -- 2b 5-7 150 R R 1876-11-03 Omaha,NE MLB 1905-1906 1905-1906
Bobby Rothermel 1927-02-11 56.054 -- 2b 5-6 148 -- -- 1870-12-18 Fleetwood,PA MLB 1899-1899 1899-1899
Otto Schomberg 1927-05-03 62.168 -- 1b 5-11 175 L L 1864-11-14 Milwaukee,WI MLB 1886-1888 1886-1888
Jack Sharrott 1927-12-31 58.138 -- p 5-9 165 R R 1869-08-13 Staten Island,NY MLB 1890-1893 1890-1893
Mike Shea 1927-08-22 60.164 -- p 5-10 170 -- R 1867-03-10 New Orleans,LA MLB 1887-1887 1887-1887
Germany Smith 1927-12-01 68.224 -- if 6-0 175 R R 1859-04-20 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1884-1898 1884-1898
Pop Smith 1927-04-18 70.186 -- 2b-ss 5-11 170 R R 1856-10-12 Digby,NS MLB 1880-1891 1880-1891
Joe Start 1927-03-27 84.163 -- 1b 5-9 165 L L 1842-10-14 New York,NY MLB 1871-1886 1871-1886
John Tilley 1927-03-06 -- -- of 5-7 154 R -- 1854 New York,NY MLB 1882-1884 1882-1884
Jake Wells 1927-03-16 63.219 -- c 5-11 167 R R 1863-08-08 Memphis,TN MLB 1888-1890 1888-1890
Jimmy Wood 1927-11-30 84.363 -- 2b 5-8 150 -- R 1842-12-01 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1871-1873 1871-1873
Ross Youngs 1927-10-22 30.193 -- of 5-8 162 L R 1897-04-10 Shiner,TX MLB 1917-1926 1917-1926
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