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1949 MLB Season

1949 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
John Anderson 1949-07-23 75.220 -- of-1b 6-2 180 B R 1873-12-14 Sarpsborg,NO MLB 1894-1908 1894-1908
Norm Baker 1949-02-20 86.128 -- p -- -- -- -- 1862-10-14 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1883-1890 1883-1890
Johnny Bates 1949-02-10 66.172 -- of 5-7 168 L L 1882-08-21 Steubenville,OH MLB 1906-1914 1906-1914
Heinie Beckendorf 1949-09-15 65.091 -- c 5-9 174 R R 1884-06-15 New York,NY MLB 1909-1910 1909-1910
Hi Bell 1949-06-07 51.325 -- p 6-0 185 R R 1897-07-16 Mount Sherman,KY MLB 1924-1934 1924-1934
Bill Bernhard 1949-03-30 78.013 Leukemia p 6-1 205 B R 1871-03-16 Clarence,NY MLB 1899-1907 1899-1907
Tiny Bonham 1949-09-15 36.030 -- p 6-2 215 R R 1913-08-16 Ione,CA MLB 1940-1949 1940-1949
Tim Bowden 1949-10-25 58.070 -- of 5-10 175 L R 1891-08-15 McDonough,GA MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
Hugh Bradley 1949-01-26 63.247 -- 1b 5-10 175 R R 1885-05-23 Grafton,MA MLB 1910-1912 1910-1912
Erv Brame 1949-11-22 48.041 -- p 6-2 190 L R 1901-10-12 Big Rock,TN MLB 1928-1932 1928-1932
Jim Buchanan 1949-06-15 72.348 -- p 5-10 165 L R 1876-07-01 Chatham Hill,VA MLB 1905-1905 1905-1905
Bill Burdick 1949-10-23 90.011 -- p -- -- R R 1859-10-11 Austin,MN MLB 1888-1889 1888-1889
Joe Callahan 1949-05-24 32.228 Cerebral Embolism p 6-2 170 R R 1916-10-08 East Boston,MA MLB 1939-1940 1939-1940
Jim Canavan 1949-05-27 82.181 -- of-2b 5-8 160 R R 1866-11-26 New Bedford,MA MLB 1891-1897 1891-1897
John Carden 1949-02-08 27.265 -- p 6-5 210 R R 1921-05-19 Killeen,TX MLB 1946-1946 1946-1946
Ike Caveney 1949-07-06 54.207 -- ss 5-9 168 R R 1894-12-10 San Francisco,CA MLB 1922-1925 1922-1925
Bill Cissell 1949-03-15 45.072 -- 2b-ss 5-11 170 R R 1904-01-03 Perryville,MO MLB 1928-1938 1928-1938
Artie Clarke 1949-11-14 84.191 -- of 5-8 155 R R 1865-05-06 Providence,RI MLB 1890-1891 1890-1891
Nig Clarke 1949-06-15 66.181 -- c 5-8 165 L R 1882-12-15 Amherstburg,ON MLB 1905-1920 1905-1920
Orth Collins 1949-12-13 69.229 -- of 6-0 150 L R 1880-04-27 Lafayette,IN MLB 1904-1909 1904-1909
Jim Cook 1949-06-17 69.219 -- of-2b 5-9 163 R R 1879-11-10 Dundee,IL MLB 1903-1903 1903-1903
Roger Denzer 1949-09-18 77.348 -- p 6-0 180 L R 1871-10-05 Le Sueur,MN MLB 1897-1901 1897-1901
John Donahue 1949-10-03 55.166 -- of 5-8 170 B R 1894-04-19 Roxbury,MA MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
Red Downey 1949-07-10 60.153 -- of 5-11 174 L L 1889-02-06 Aurora,IN MLB 1909-1909 1909-1909
John Durham 1949-05-07 67.211 -- p-of 6-0 175 R R 1881-10-07 Douglass,KS MLB 1902-1902 1902-1902
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Truck Eagan 1949-03-19 71.220 -- if 5-11 190 R R 1877-08-10 San Francisco,CA MLB 1901-1901 1901-1901
Ralph Edwards 1949-01-05 66.021 -- 2b 5-9 165 R R 1882-12-14 Brewster,NY MLB 1915-1915 1915-1915
Matty Fitzgerald 1949-09-22 69.021 -- c 6-0 185 R R 1880-08-31 Albany,NY MLB 1906-1907 1906-1907
Buck Freeman 1949-06-25 77.238 -- of-1b 5-9 169 L L 1871-10-30 Catasauqua,PA MLB 1891-1907 1891-1907
Robert Gibson 1949-12-19 80.120 -- p 6-3 185 R R 1869-08-20 Duncanvsille,PA MLB 1890-1890 1890-1890
Frank Gleich 1949-03-27 55.019 -- of 5-11 175 L R 1894-03-07 Columbus,OH MLB 1919-1920 1919-1920
John Godar 1949-06-23 84.240 -- of 5-9 170 R R 1864-10-25 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1892-1892 1892-1892
Charlie Hallstrom 1949-05-06 86.103 -- p -- -- -- -- 1863-01-22 Jonkopking,SW MLB 1885-1885 1885-1885
Walt Herrell 1949-01-23 59.337 -- p 5-10 -- R R 1889-02-19 Rockville,MD MLB 1911-1911 1911-1911
Frank Hershey 1949-12-15 72.001 -- p 5-10 175 -- R 1877-12-13 Gorham,NY MLB 1905-1905 1905-1905
Jack Himes 1949-12-16 71.084 -- of 6-2 180 L R 1878-09-22 Bryan,OH MLB 1905-1906 1905-1906
Hanson Horsey 1949-12-01 60.004 -- p 5-11 165 R R 1889-11-26 Galena,MD MLB 1912-1912 1912-1912
Mike Jacobs 1949-03-26 -- -- ss 5-11 180 -- -- 1877 Louisville,KY MLB 1902-1902 1902-1902
Tim Jordan 1949-09-13 70.210 -- 1b 6-1 170 L L 1879-02-14 New York,NY MLB 1901-1910 1901-1910
Mike Kahoe 1949-05-14 75.252 -- c 6-0 185 R R 1873-09-03 Yellow Springs,OH MLB 1895-1909 1895-1909
Jerry Kane 1949-06-16 83.072 -- 1b 6-0 175 R R 1866-04-04 Collinsville,IL MLB 1890-1890 1890-1890
Teddy Kearns 1949-12-21 49.354 -- 1b 5-11 180 R R 1900-01-01 Trenton,NJ MLB 1920-1925 1920-1925
Eddie Kolb 1949-10-01 69.072 -- p -- -- R R 1880-07-20 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1899-1899 1899-1899
Art Kruger 1949-11-28 68.256 -- of 6-0 185 R R 1881-03-16 San Antonio,TX MLB 1907-1910 1907-1910
Pete LePine 1949-12-03 73.088 -- of 5-10 142 L L 1876-09-05 Montreal,QC MLB 1902-1902 1902-1902
Jake Livingstone 1949-03-22 73.365 -- p -- -- -- -- 1875-03-22 St. Petersburg,RU MLB 1901-1901 1901-1901
Jack Lundbom 1949-10-31 72.234 -- p 6-2 187 R R 1877-03-10 Manistee,MI MLB 1902-1902 1902-1902
Gene Madden 1949-04-06 58.304 -- h 5-10 155 L R 1890-06-05 Elm Grove,WV MLB 1916-1916 1916-1916
Len Madden 1949-09-09 59.068 -- p 6-2 165 L L 1890-07-02 Toledo,OH MLB 1912-1912 1912-1912
Lou Mahaffey 1949-10-26 75.295 -- p 5-9 170 R R 1874-01-03 Madison,WI MLB 1898-1898 1898-1898
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
John Malarkey 1949-10-29 77.177 -- p 5-11 155 R R 1872-05-04 Springfield,OH MLB 1894-1903 1894-1903
Charlie Malay 1949-09-18 70.096 -- 2b-of 5-11 175 B R 1879-06-13 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1905-1905 1905-1905
Billy Martin 1949-09-14 55.212 -- ss 5-8 170 R R 1894-02-13 Washington,DC MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
Pat Martin 1949-02-04 56.296 -- p 5-11 170 L L 1892-04-13 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1919-1920 1919-1920
Larry McClure 1949-09-01 63.332 -- of 5-6 130 R R 1885-10-03 Wayne,WV MLB 1910-1910 1910-1910
Harry McIntire 1949-01-09 69.363 -- p 5-11 180 R R 1879-01-11 Dayton,OH MLB 1905-1913 1905-1913
Eric McNair 1949-03-11 39.333 -- ss-2b 5-8 160 R R 1909-04-12 Meridian,MS MLB 1929-1942 1929-1942
Harry Morelock 1949-04-21 -- -- if -- -- -- -- 1869 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1891-1892 1891-1892
Frank Naleway 1949-01-28 46.207 -- ss 5-9 165 R R 1902-07-05 Chicago,IL MLB 1924-1924 1924-1924
Hal Neubauer 1949-09-09 47.119 -- p 6-0 185 R R 1902-05-13 Hoboken,NJ MLB 1925-1925 1925-1925
Marty O'Toole 1949-02-18 60.082 -- p 5-11 175 R R 1888-11-27 Wm.Penn,PA MLB 1908-1914 1908-1914
Tommy Raub 1949-02-16 78.076 -- c-1b 5-10 155 R R 1870-12-01 Raubsville,PA MLB 1903-1906 1903-1906
Bill Richardson 1949-11-06 71.285 -- 1b 5-11 200 R R 1878-01-24 Salem,IN MLB 1901-1901 1901-1901
Jim Riley 1949-03-25 62.134 -- of 6-0 165 R R 1886-11-10 Buffalo,NY MLB 1910-1910 1910-1910
Dick Rudolph 1949-10-20 62.055 -- p 5-9 160 R R 1887-08-25 New York,NY MLB 1910-1927 1910-1927
Jack Ryan 1949-10-16 65.026 -- p 5-10 165 R R 1884-09-19 Lawrenceville,IL MLB 1908-1911 1908-1911
Doc Scanlan 1949-05-29 68.082 -- p 5-8 165 L R 1881-03-07 Syracuse,NY MLB 1903-1911 1903-1911
Ted Scheffler 1949-02-24 84.324 -- of 5-10 160 R R 1864-04-05 New York,NY MLB 1888-1890 1888-1890
Frank Schulte 1949-10-02 67.014 -- of 5-11 170 L R 1882-09-17 Cohocton,NY MLB 1904-1918 1904-1918
Jack Slattery 1949-07-17 71.191 -- c-1b 6-2 191 R R 1878-01-06 South Boston,MA MLB 1901-1909 1901-1909
Sherry Smith 1949-09-12 58.205 -- p 6-1 170 R L 1891-02-18 Monticello,GA MLB 1911-1927 1911-1927
Rudy Sommers 1949-03-18 62.138 -- p 5-11 165 B L 1886-10-30 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1912-1927 1912-1927
Bill Steele 1949-10-19 64.013 -- p 5-11 200 R R 1885-10-05 Milford,PA MLB 1910-1914 1910-1914
George Suggs 1949-04-04 66.270 -- p 5-7 168 R R 1882-07-07 Kinston,NC MLB 1908-1913 1908-1913
Clay Touchstone 1949-04-28 46.094 -- p 5-9 175 R R 1903-01-24 Moores,PA MLB 1928-1945 1928-1945
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Doc Watson 1949-12-30 63.333 -- p 6-0 170 R L 1886-01-30 Kensington,OH MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
Mule Watson 1949-08-25 52.313 -- p 6-1 185 R R 1896-10-15 Homer,LA MLB 1918-1924 1918-1924
Huyler Westervelt 1949-10-14 80.012 -- p 5-9 170 -- -- 1869-10-01 Tenafly,NY MLB 1894-1894 1894-1894
Chief Zimmer 1949-08-22 88.271 -- c 6-0 190 R R 1860-11-23 Marietta,OH MLB 1884-1903 1884-1903
Guy Zinn 1949-10-06 62.234 -- of 5-10 170 L R 1887-02-13 Hollbrook,WV MLB 1911-1913 1911-1913
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