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1942 MLB Season

1942 MLB Season

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1942 MLB Deaths
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player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Whitey Alperman 1942-12-25 63.043 -- 2b 5-10 180 R R 1879-11-11 Etna,PA MLB 1906-1909 1906-1909
O.F. Baldwin 1942-02-16 60.104 -- p -- 185 -- R 1881-11-03 Carson City,MI MLB 1908-1908 1908-1908
Jim Baskette 1942-07-30 54.231 -- p 6-2 185 R R 1887-12-10 Athens,TN MLB 1911-1913 1911-1913
Charley Bassett 1942-05-28 79.107 -- if 5-10 150 R R 1863-02-09 Central Falls,RI MLB 1884-1892 1884-1892
Bob Bescher 1942-11-29 58.276 -- of 6-1 200 B L 1884-02-25 London,OH MLB 1908-1918 1908-1918
Lyle Bigbee 1942-08-05 48.347 -- p-of 5-11 185 L R 1893-08-22 Sweet Home,OR MLB 1920-1921 1920-1921
Pat Bohen 1942-04-08 50.189 -- p 5-10 155 R R 1891-09-30 Oakland,IA MLB 1913-1914 1913-1914
John Buckley 1942-03-03 71.347 -- p 6-1 200 L R 1870-03-20 Marlborough,MA MLB 1890-1890 1890-1890
Jimmy Burke 1942-03-26 67.164 -- 3b 5-7 160 R R 1874-10-12 St. Louis,MO MLB 1898-1905 1898-1905
Ed Burns 1942-06-01 53.212 -- c 5-6 165 R R 1888-10-31 San Francisco,CA MLB 1912-1918 1912-1918
Ben Caffyn 1942-11-22 62.284 -- of 5-10 175 L L 1880-02-10 Peoria,IL MLB 1906-1906 1906-1906
Scrappy Carroll 1942-11-14 82.077 -- of 5-7 -- R -- 1860-08-27 Buffalo,NY MLB 1884-1887 1884-1887
Owen Conway 1942-03-12 51.139 -- 3b -- -- -- R 1890-10-23 New York,NY MLB 1915-1915 1915-1915
Dan Coogan 1942-10-28 67.253 -- ss 5-8 128 -- -- 1875-02-16 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1895-1895 1895-1895
Birdie Cree 1942-11-08 60.015 -- of 5-6 150 R R 1882-10-23 Khedive,PA MLB 1908-1915 1908-1915
Manuel Cueto 1942-06-29 50.140 -- of 5-5 157 R R 1892-02-08 Guanajay,CU MLB 1917-1919 1917-1919
Ira Davis 1942-12-21 72.165 -- ss-1b -- 162 -- -- 1870-07-08 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1899-1899 1899-1899
Wiley Davis 1942-09-22 67.051 -- p 5-10 165 R R 1875-08-01 Seymour,TN MLB 1896-1896 1896-1896
Bill Delaney 1942-03-01 78.361 -- 2b 5-10 170 R R 1863-03-04 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1890-1890 1890-1890
Jesse Duryea 1942-08-19 82.345 -- p 5-10 175 R R 1859-09-07 Osage,IA MLB 1889-1893 1889-1893
Ed Eiteljorge 1942-12-05 71.051 -- p 6-2 190 R R 1871-10-14 Berlin,GE MLB 1890-1891 1890-1891
Clay Fauver 1942-03-03 69.213 -- p 5-10 -- B R 1872-08-01 North Eaton,OH MLB 1899-1899 1899-1899
Happy Finneran 1942-02-03 50.096 -- p 5-10 169 R R 1891-10-29 East Orange,NJ MLB 1912-1918 1912-1918
John Fischer 1942-02-09 85.177 -- p -- -- -- -- 1856-08-15 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1884-1885 1884-1885
Danny Friend 1942-06-01 69.043 -- p 5-9 175 L L 1873-04-18 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1895-1898 1895-1898
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Joe Giannini 1942-09-26 54.016 -- ss 5-8 155 L R 1888-09-08 San Francisco,CA MLB 1911-1911 1911-1911
Ed Gremminger 1942-05-26 68.056 -- 3b 6-1 200 R R 1874-03-30 Canton,OH MLB 1895-1904 1895-1904
Joe Gunson 1942-11-15 79.236 -- c-of 5-6 160 R R 1863-03-23 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1884-1893 1884-1893
Jack Hammond 1942-03-04 51.005 -- 2b 5-11 170 R R 1891-02-26 Amsterdam,NY MLB 1915-1922 1915-1922
Jim Handiboe 1942-11-08 76.113 -- p 5-11 160 R R 1866-07-17 Columbus,OH MLB 1886-1886 1886-1886
Pinky Hargrave 1942-10-03 46.244 -- c 5-8 180 B R 1896-01-31 New Haven,IN MLB 1923-1933 1923-1933
Jack Hayden 1942-08-03 61.285 -- of 5-9 -- L L 1880-10-21 Bryn Mawr,PA MLB 1901-1908 1901-1908
Izzy Hoffman 1942-11-13 67.311 -- of 5-9 160 L L 1875-01-05 Bridgeport,NJ MLB 1904-1907 1904-1907
Charlie Jaeger 1942-09-27 67.162 -- p 6-1 195 R R 1875-04-17 Ottawa,IL MLB 1904-1904 1904-1904
Bill James 1942-05-25 55.124 -- p 6-4 195 B R 1887-01-20 Detroit,MI MLB 1911-1919 1911-1919
Bill Johnson 1942-07-17 80.291 -- of -- 167 L L 1861-09-28 -- MLB 1884-1892 1884-1892
Chad Kimsey 1942-12-03 36.119 -- p 6-2 200 L R 1906-08-06 Copperhill,TN MLB 1929-1936 1929-1936
Henry Larkin 1942-01-31 82.018 -- 1b-of 5-10 175 R R 1860-01-12 Reading,PA MLB 1884-1893 1884-1893
Slim Love 1942-11-30 52.120 -- p 6-7 195 L L 1890-08-01 Love,MS MLB 1913-1920 1913-1920
Frank Luce 1942-02-03 45.058 -- of 5-11 180 L R 1896-12-06 Spencer,OH MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
Herm Malloy 1942-05-09 56.341 -- p 6-0 -- R R 1885-06-01 Massillon,OH MLB 1907-1908 1907-1908
Frank Martin 1942-09-02 64.034 -- if -- -- -- -- 1878-07-29 Denver,CO MLB 1897-1899 1897-1899
Amby McConnell 1942-05-20 59.020 -- 2b 5-7 150 L R 1883-04-29 North Pownal,VT MLB 1908-1911 1908-1911
Gordon McNaughton 1942-08-06 32.006 -- p 6-1 190 R R 1910-07-31 Chicago,IL MLB 1932-1932 1932-1932
Norm McNeil 1942-04-11 49.170 -- c 5-11 180 R R 1892-10-22 Chicago,IL MLB 1919-1919 1919-1919
Larry Milton 1942-05-15 63.010 -- p -- -- -- R 1879-05-04 Owensboro,KY MLB 1903-1903 1903-1903
Al Montgomery 1942-04-26 21.297 -- c 5-10 185 R R 1920-07-03 Loving,NM MLB 1941-1941 1941-1941
Ray O'Brien 1942-03-31 49.150 -- of 5-9 175 L L 1892-10-31 St. Louis,MO MLB 1916-1916 1916-1916
Dan O'Connor 1942-03-03 73.203 -- 1b 6-2 185 L R 1868-08-11 Guelph,ON MLB 1890-1890 1890-1890
Frank Owen 1942-11-24 62.335 -- p 5-11 160 B R 1879-12-23 Ypsilanti,MI MLB 1901-1909 1901-1909
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Harry Pearce 1942-01-08 52.179 -- 2b-ss 5-9 158 R R 1889-07-12 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1917-1919 1917-1919
Ed Phelps 1942-01-31 62.333 -- c 5-11 185 R R 1879-03-03 Albany,NY MLB 1902-1913 1902-1913
Val Picinich 1942-12-05 46.086 -- c 5-9 165 R R 1896-09-08 New York,NY MLB 1916-1933 1916-1933
Joe Poetz 1942-02-07 41.230 -- p 5-10 175 R R 1900-06-22 St. Louis,MO MLB 1926-1926 1926-1926
Bill Rariden 1942-08-28 54.203 -- c 5-10 168 R R 1888-02-05 Bedford,IN MLB 1909-1920 1909-1920
John Rudderham 1942-04-03 78.215 -- of 5-8 170 R R 1863-08-30 Quincy,MA MLB 1884-1884 1884-1884
Amos Rusie 1942-12-06 71.189 -- p 6-1 200 R R 1871-05-30 Mooresville,IN MLB 1889-1901 1889-1901
Lev Shreve 1942-10-18 75.276 -- p 5-11 150 R R 1867-01-14 Louisville,KY MLB 1887-1889 1887-1889
Hack Simmons 1942-04-26 57.086 -- 2b-1b 5-8 179 R R 1885-01-29 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1910-1912 1910-1912
Harry Spies 1942-07-07 76.024 -- 1b-c 5-11 170 R R 1866-06-12 New Orleans,LA MLB 1895-1895 1895-1895
Gene Steere 1942-03-13 69.208 -- ss -- -- -- -- 1872-08-16 South Scituate,RI MLB 1894-1894 1894-1894
Jack Sutthoff 1942-08-03 69.034 -- p 5-9 175 L R 1873-06-29 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1898-1905 1898-1905
Henry Thielman 1942-09-02 61.333 -- p 5-11 175 R R 1880-10-03 St. Cloud,MN MLB 1902-1903 1902-1903
Tom Thomas 1942-09-23 68.269 -- p 6-4 195 R R 1873-12-27 Shawnee,OH MLB 1894-1900 1894-1900
Bob Vail 1942-03-22 60.178 -- p 5-10 165 R R 1881-09-24 Linneus,ME MLB 1908-1908 1908-1908
Mike Welday 1942-05-28 62.159 -- of 5-8 165 L L 1879-12-19 Conway,IA MLB 1907-1909 1907-1909
Dutch Wetzel 1942-03-05 48.240 -- of 5-9 177 R R 1893-07-07 Columbus,IN MLB 1920-1921 1920-1921
Matt Zeiser 1942-06-10 53.257 -- p 5-10 170 R R 1888-09-25 Chicago,IL MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
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