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1938 MLB Season

1938 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
Larry Battam 1938-01-27 61.270 -- 3b 5-11 166 -- -- 1876-05-01 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1895-1895 1895-1895
Alex Beam 1938-04-17 68.146 -- p -- -- -- -- 1869-11-21 Johnstown,PA MLB 1889-1889 1889-1889
George Borchers 1938-10-24 69.188 -- p 5-10 180 R R 1869-04-18 Sacramento,CA MLB 1888-1895 1888-1895
Charlie Brown 1938-04-03 66.228 -- p 6-0 180 -- L 1871-08-17 Bluffton,IN MLB 1897-1897 1897-1897
Al Burris 1938-03-25 64.055 -- p -- -- R R 1874-01-28 Warwick,MD MLB 1894-1894 1894-1894
Count Campau 1938-04-03 74.167 -- of 5-11 160 L R 1863-10-17 Detroit,MI MLB 1888-1894 1888-1894
Bill Carney 1938-07-31 64.127 -- of 5-10 -- B R 1874-03-25 St. Paul,MN MLB 1904-1904 1904-1904
Charlie Chech 1938-01-31 59.278 -- p 5-11 190 R R 1878-04-27 Madison,WI MLB 1905-1909 1905-1909
Sam Childs 1938-05-21 76.195 -- 1b -- -- -- -- 1861-11-06 East Hartford,CT MLB 1883-1883 1883-1883
Earl Clark 1938-01-16 30.071 -- of 5-10 160 R R 1907-11-06 Washington,DC MLB 1927-1934 1927-1934
Jim Curry 1938-08-02 45.144 -- 2b 5-11 160 R R 1893-03-10 Camden,NJ MLB 1909-1918 1909-1918
Sun Daly 1938-04-30 73.113 -- of -- 184 -- -- 1865-01-06 Rutland,VT MLB 1892-1892 1892-1892
Tom Daly 1938-10-29 72.263 -- 2b 5-7 170 B R 1866-02-07 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1887-1903 1887-1903
Charlie Daniels 1938-02-09 76.222 -- p-of -- -- -- -- 1861-07-01 Roxbury,MA MLB 1884-1884 1884-1884
George Dickerson 1938-07-09 45.219 -- p 6-1 170 R R 1892-12-01 Renner,TX MLB 1917-1917 1917-1917
Fred Doe 1938-10-04 74.167 -- p 5-10 165 R R 1864-04-18 Gloucester,MA MLB 1890-1890 1890-1890
Joe Dolan 1938-03-24 65.027 -- if 5-10 155 -- R 1873-02-24 Baltimore,MD MLB 1896-1901 1896-1901
Jerry Donovan 1938-06-27 61.296 -- c -- -- R R 1876-09-03 Lock Haven,PA MLB 1906-1906 1906-1906
Mike Donovan 1938-02-03 56.107 -- 3b 5-8 155 R R 1881-10-18 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1904-1908 1904-1908
Jerry Dorsey 1938-11-03 -- Heart attack p -- -- L -- 1856 -- MLB 1884-1884 1884-1884
Rube Ellis 1938-03-13 52.115 -- of 6-0 170 L L 1885-11-17 Downey,CA MLB 1909-1912 1909-1912
Bill Everitt 1938-01-19 69.036 -- 1b-3b 6-0 185 L R 1868-12-13 Fort Wayne,IN MLB 1895-1901 1895-1901
Hobe Ferris 1938-03-18 60.100 -- 2b-3b 5-8 162 R R 1877-12-07 Providence,RI MLB 1901-1909 1901-1909
Cy Ferry 1938-09-27 59.364 -- p 6-1 170 R R 1878-09-27 Hudson,NY MLB 1904-1905 1904-1905
Bob Fothergill 1938-03-20 40.215 -- of -- 230 R R 1897-08-16 Massillon,OH MLB 1922-1933 1922-1933
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Herb Goodall 1938-01-20 71.162 -- p 5-9 180 R R 1866-08-10 Mansfield,PA MLB 1890-1890 1890-1890
Jim Gray 1938-01-31 75.176 -- if -- -- -- R 1862-08-07 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1884-1893 1884-1893
Mert Hackett 1938-02-22 78.102 -- c 5-10 175 R R 1859-11-11 Cambridge,MA MLB 1883-1887 1883-1887
Andy Harrington 1938-11-12 49.363 -- p 6-0 193 R R 1888-11-13 Wakefield,MA MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
Fred Hartman 1938-11-11 73.203 -- 3b 5-6 170 R R 1865-04-21 Allegheny,PA MLB 1894-1902 1894-1902
Pink Hawley 1938-09-19 65.287 -- p 5-10 185 L R 1872-12-05 Beaver Dam,WI MLB 1892-1901 1892-1901
Guy Hecker 1938-12-03 82.242 -- p 6-0 190 R R 1856-04-03 Youngsville,PA MLB 1882-1890 1882-1890
Bill Hill 1938-01-28 63.178 -- p 6-1 201 L L 1874-08-02 Chattanooga,TN MLB 1896-1899 1896-1899
Red Hill 1938-08-11 45.202 -- p -- -- B L 1893-01-20 Marshall,TX MLB 1917-1917 1917-1917
Bumpus Jones 1938-06-25 68.174 -- p -- -- R R 1870-01-01 Cedarville,OH MLB 1892-1893 1892-1893
Tex Jones 1938-02-26 52.205 -- 1b 6-0 192 R R 1885-08-04 Marion,KS MLB 1911-1911 1911-1911
Tom Kearns 1938-12-07 78.026 -- 2b 5-7 160 R R 1860-11-09 Rochester,NY MLB 1880-1884 1880-1884
Lee King 1938-09-07 44.162 -- of-ss 5-10 160 R R 1894-03-28 Waltham,MA MLB 1916-1919 1916-1919
Silver King 1938-05-21 70.129 -- p 6-0 170 R R 1868-01-11 St. Louis,MO MLB 1886-1897 1886-1897
Joe Knight 1938-10-16 79.017 -- of 5-11 185 L L 1859-09-28 Port Stanley,ON MLB 1884-1890 1884-1890
Harry Lumley 1938-05-22 57.234 -- of 5-10 183 L L 1880-09-29 Forest City,PA MLB 1904-1910 1904-1910
Luke Lutenberg 1938-12-24 74.079 -- 1b 6-2 225 R R 1864-10-04 Quincy,IL MLB 1894-1894 1894-1894
Rube Lutzke 1938-03-06 40.108 -- 3b 5-11 175 R R 1897-11-17 Milwaukee,WI MLB 1923-1927 1923-1927
George Merritt 1938-02-21 57.312 -- of 6-0 160 R R 1880-04-14 Paterson,NJ MLB 1901-1903 1901-1903
Doc Miller 1938-07-31 55.176 -- of 5-10 170 L L 1883-02-04 Chatham,ON MLB 1910-1914 1910-1914
Gene Moore 1938-08-31 52.294 -- p 6-2 185 L L 1885-11-09 Lancaster,TX MLB 1909-1912 1909-1912
Bill Morgan 1938-07-28 80.283 -- of -- -- -- -- 1857-10-17 Baltimore,MD MLB 1883-1884 1883-1884
Buzz Murphy 1938-05-11 43.014 -- of 5-8 155 L L 1895-04-26 Denver,CO MLB 1918-1919 1918-1919
Morgan Murphy 1938-10-03 71.230 -- c 5-8 160 R R 1867-02-14 East Providence,RI MLB 1890-1901 1890-1901
Milo Netzel 1938-03-18 51.309 -- 3b-of -- -- L L 1886-05-12 Eldred,PA MLB 1909-1909 1909-1909
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Patrick Newnam 1938-06-20 57.191 -- 1b 6-0 180 L R 1880-12-10 Hempstead,TX MLB 1910-1911 1910-1911
Les Nunamaker 1938-11-14 49.292 -- c 6-2 190 R R 1889-01-25 Malcolm,NE MLB 1911-1922 1911-1922
Tim O'Rourke 1938-04-20 73.336 -- 3b-ss 5-10 170 L R 1864-05-18 Chicago,IL MLB 1890-1894 1890-1894
Walter Prince 1938-03-02 76.296 -- 1b 5-9 150 L R 1861-05-09 Amherst,NH MLB 1883-1884 1883-1884
Milt Reed 1938-07-27 48.022 -- ss-2b 5-9 150 L R 1890-07-04 Atlanta,GA MLB 1911-1914 1911-1914
Josh Reilly 1938-06-12 70.033 -- 2b 5-8 160 R R 1868-05-08 San Francisco,CA MLB 1896-1896 1896-1896
Pop Rising 1938-01-28 66.025 -- of -- -- R R 1872-01-02 Industry,PA MLB 1905-1905 1905-1905
Bill Rollinson 1938-09-28 82.108 -- c -- -- -- -- 1856-06-10 Fairfield,ME MLB 1884-1884 1884-1884
Chief Roseman 1938-07-04 81.364 -- of 5-7 167 R R 1856-07-04 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1882-1890 1882-1890
Milt Scott 1938-11-03 77.289 -- 1b 5-9 160 R -- 1861-01-17 Chicago,IL MLB 1882-1886 1882-1886
Frank Sexton 1938-01-04 65.179 -- p -- 160 -- -- 1872-07-08 Brockton,MA MLB 1895-1895 1895-1895
Dupee Shaw 1938-01-12 78.225 -- p 5-8 165 L L 1859-05-31 Charlestown,MA MLB 1883-1888 1883-1888
Joe Sommer 1938-01-16 79.056 -- of-3b 5-11 165 R R 1858-11-20 Covington,KY MLB 1880-1890 1880-1890
Chet Spencer 1938-11-10 55.250 -- of 6-0 180 L R 1883-03-04 South Webster,OH MLB 1906-1906 1906-1906
Carl Spongberg 1938-07-21 54.059 -- p 6-2 208 R R 1884-05-21 Idaho Falls,ID MLB 1908-1908 1908-1908
Lee Tannehill 1938-02-16 57.112 -- 3b-ss 5-11 170 R R 1880-10-26 Dayton,KY MLB 1903-1912 1903-1912
Jack Taylor 1938-03-04 64.048 -- p 5-10 170 R R 1874-01-14 New Straitsville,OH MLB 1898-1907 1898-1907
Tug Thompson 1938-08-01 81.329 -- of 5-8 160 R R 1856-09-05 London,ON MLB 1882-1884 1882-1884
Buck Thrasher 1938-06-12 48.309 -- of 5-11 182 L R 1889-08-06 Watkinsville,GA MLB 1916-1917 1916-1917
Babe Towne 1938-10-29 58.229 -- c 5-10 180 R R 1880-03-12 Coon Rapids,IA MLB 1906-1906 1906-1906
Dasher Troy 1938-03-30 81.325 -- 2b 5-5 154 R R 1856-05-08 New York,NY MLB 1881-1885 1881-1885
Polly Wolfe 1938-11-21 50.079 -- of 5-10 170 L R 1888-09-01 Knoxville,IL MLB 1912-1914 1912-1914
Bill Yohe 1938-12-24 60.112 -- 3b 5-8 180 -- R 1878-09-02 Mount Erie,IL MLB 1909-1909 1909-1909
J.B. Young 1938-04-06 80.299 -- p -- -- -- -- 1857-06-10 Pottsville,PA MLB 1892-1892 1892-1892
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