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1954 MLB Season

1954 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
Maurice Archdeacon 1954-09-05 56.264 -- of 5-8 153 L L 1897-12-14 St. Louis,MO MLB 1923-1925 1923-1925
Charlie Babb 1954-03-19 81.026 -- ss 5-10 165 B R 1873-02-20 Milwaukie,OR MLB 1903-1905 1903-1905
Jim Bagby 1954-07-28 64.295 -- p 6-0 170 B R 1889-10-05 Barnett,GA MLB 1912-1923 1912-1923
Chief Bender 1954-05-22 70.015 -- p 6-2 185 R R 1884-05-05 Carlisle,PA MLB 1903-1925 1903-1925
Heinie Berger 1954-02-10 72.033 -- p 5-9 -- -- R 1882-01-07 LaSalle,IL MLB 1907-1910 1907-1910
Charlie Biggs 1954-05-24 47.251 -- p 6-1 185 R R 1906-09-15 French Lick,IN MLB 1932-1932 1932-1932
Babe Borton 1954-07-29 65.348 -- 1b 6-0 178 L L 1888-08-14 Marion,IL MLB 1912-1916 1912-1916
Sumner Bowman 1954-01-11 86.335 -- p 6-0 160 L L 1867-02-09 Millersburg,PA MLB 1890-1891 1890-1891
Jack Bracken 1954-07-16 73.092 -- p 5-11 175 R R 1881-04-14 Cleveland,OH MLB 1901-1901 1901-1901
Bill Bradley 1954-03-11 76.025 -- 3b 6-0 185 R R 1878-02-13 Cleveland,OH MLB 1899-1910 1899-1910
Art Bues 1954-11-07 66.247 -- 3b 5-11 184 R R 1888-03-03 Milwaukee,WI MLB 1913-1914 1913-1914
George Caithamer 1954-06-01 43.314 -- c 5-7 160 R R 1910-07-22 Chicago,IL MLB 1934-1934 1934-1934
Lew Carr 1954-06-15 81.303 -- ss 6-2 200 R R 1872-08-15 Union Springs,NY MLB 1901-1901 1901-1901
Les Channell 1954-05-08 68.065 -- of 6-0 180 L L 1886-03-03 Crestline,OH MLB 1910-1914 1910-1914
Russ Christopher 1954-12-05 37.084 -- p 6-3 180 R R 1917-09-12 Richmond,CA MLB 1942-1948 1942-1948
Harry Courtney 1954-12-11 56.021 -- p 6-4 185 L L 1898-11-19 Asheville,NC MLB 1919-1922 1919-1922
Dave Davenport 1954-10-16 64.237 -- p 6-6 220 R R 1890-02-20 DeRidder,LA MLB 1914-1919 1914-1919
Bill Davidson 1954-05-23 70.011 -- of 5-10 170 R R 1884-05-10 Lafayette,IN MLB 1909-1911 1909-1911
Josh Devore 1954-10-06 66.326 -- of 5-6 160 L L 1887-11-13 Murray City,OH MLB 1908-1914 1908-1914
Bill Doak 1954-11-26 63.301 -- p 6-0 165 R R 1891-01-28 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1912-1929 1912-1929
Hugh Duffy 1954-10-19 87.326 -- of 5-7 168 R R 1866-11-26 Cranston,RI MLB 1888-1906 1888-1906
Vern Duncan 1954-06-01 64.145 -- of 5-9 155 L R 1890-01-06 Clayton,NC MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
Uel Eubanks 1954-11-21 51.280 -- p 6-3 175 R R 1903-02-14 Quinlan,TX MLB 1922-1922 1922-1922
Frank Fahey 1954-03-19 58.055 -- of-p 6-1 190 B R 1896-01-22 Milford,MA MLB 1918-1918 1918-1918
Hod Fenner 1954-11-20 57.130 -- p 5-10 165 R R 1897-07-12 Martin,MI MLB 1921-1921 1921-1921
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Jack Ferry 1954-08-29 67.143 -- p 5-11 175 R R 1887-04-07 Pittsfield,MA MLB 1910-1913 1910-1913
Eddie Files 1954-05-10 70.355 -- p -- -- R R 1883-05-19 Portland,ME MLB 1908-1908 1908-1908
Charlie Frisbee 1954-11-07 80.277 -- of 5-9 175 B R 1874-02-02 Dows,IA MLB 1899-1900 1899-1900
Art Gardiner 1954-10-21 54.298 -- p 5-11 175 L L 1899-12-26 Madden,MS MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
Charlie Gibson 1954-11-22 75.004 -- c 6-0 160 R R 1879-11-17 Sharon,PA MLB 1905-1905 1905-1905
John Gillespie 1954-02-15 53.355 -- p 5-11 172 R R 1900-02-25 Oakland,CA MLB 1922-1922 1922-1922
George Grantham 1954-03-16 53.300 -- 2b-1b 5-10 170 L R 1900-05-20 Galena,KS MLB 1922-1934 1922-1934
Roy Grimes 1954-09-13 61.001 -- 2b 6-1 176 R R 1893-09-11 Bergholz,OH MLB 1920-1920 1920-1920
Red Gunkel 1954-04-19 60.003 -- p 5-8 158 B R 1894-04-15 Sheffield,IL MLB 1916-1916 1916-1916
Zaza Harvey 1954-06-03 75.148 -- of-p 6-0 190 L L 1879-01-05 Saratoga,CA MLB 1900-1902 1900-1902
Art Hoelskoetter 1954-08-03 71.306 -- 2b 6-2 -- R R 1882-09-30 St. Louis,MO MLB 1905-1908 1905-1908
Walter Holke 1954-10-12 61.290 -- 1b 6-1 185 B L 1892-12-25 St. Louis,MO MLB 1914-1925 1914-1925
Chick Holmes 1954-04-15 58.022 -- p -- -- -- R 1896-03-22 Beverly,NJ MLB 1918-1918 1918-1918
Fabian Kowalik 1954-08-14 46.113 -- p 5-11 185 R R 1908-04-22 Falls City,TX MLB 1932-1936 1932-1936
Harry LaRoss 1954-03-22 66.078 -- of 5-11 170 R R 1888-01-02 Easton,PA MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
Al Lawson 1954-11-29 85.249 -- p 5-11 161 R R 1869-03-24 London,EN MLB 1890-1890 1890-1890
Bunny Madden 1954-01-20 71.127 -- c 5-10 190 R R 1882-09-14 Boston,MA MLB 1909-1911 1909-1911
Nick Maddox 1954-11-27 68.017 -- p 6-0 175 L R 1886-11-09 Govans,MD MLB 1907-1910 1907-1910
Tony Madigan 1954-12-04 86.137 -- p 5-5 126 -- R 1868-07-18 Washington,DC MLB 1886-1886 1886-1886
Chris Mahoney 1954-07-15 69.033 -- p 5-9 160 R R 1885-06-11 Milton,MA MLB 1910-1910 1910-1910
Rabbit Maranville 1954-01-05 62.054 -- ss-2b 5-5 155 R R 1891-11-11 Springfield,MA MLB 1912-1935 1912-1935
Roy Massey 1954-06-23 63.256 -- of 5-11 170 L R 1890-10-09 Sevierville,TN MLB 1918-1918 1918-1918
Otto McIvor 1954-05-04 69.281 -- of 5-11 175 B L 1884-07-26 Greenville,TX MLB 1911-1911 1911-1911
Sadie McMahon 1954-02-20 86.153 -- p 5-9 165 R R 1867-09-19 Wilmington,DE MLB 1889-1897 1889-1897
Herbie Moran 1954-09-21 70.216 -- of 5-5 150 L R 1884-02-16 Costello,PA MLB 1908-1915 1908-1915
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Kid O'Hara 1954-12-01 78.346 -- of 5-7 152 B R 1875-12-19 Wilkes-Barre,PA MLB 1904-1904 1904-1904
Fred Osborn 1954-09-02 70.277 -- of 5-9 178 L R 1883-11-28 Nevada,OH MLB 1907-1909 1907-1909
Roy Parker 1954-05-17 58.076 -- p 6-3 200 R R 1896-02-29 Union,MO MLB 1919-1919 1919-1919
Clay Perry 1954-01-13 72.025 -- 3b 5-10 175 R R 1881-12-18 Clayton,WI MLB 1908-1908 1908-1908
Big Jeff Pfeffer 1954-12-19 72.262 -- p 6-1 185 R R 1882-03-31 Champaign,IL MLB 1905-1911 1905-1911
Charlie Pick 1954-06-26 66.075 -- 2b-3b 5-10 160 L R 1888-04-10 Brookneal,VA MLB 1914-1920 1914-1920
Norman Plitt 1954-02-01 60.344 -- p 5-11 180 R R 1893-02-21 York,PA MLB 1918-1927 1918-1927
Red Proctor 1954-12-17 54.050 -- p 6-1 165 R R 1900-10-27 Williamsburg,VA MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
Wimpy Quinn 1954-09-01 36.112 -- p 6-2 187 R R 1918-05-12 Birmingham,AL MLB 1941-1941 1941-1941
Tom Raftery 1954-12-31 73.086 -- of 5-10 175 R R 1881-10-05 Boston,MA MLB 1909-1909 1909-1909
Dorsey Riddlemoser 1954-05-11 79.046 -- p -- -- R R 1875-03-25 Frederick,MD MLB 1899-1899 1899-1899
Red Schillings 1954-01-07 53.284 -- p 5-10 180 R R 1900-03-29 Deport,TX MLB 1922-1922 1922-1922
Skeeter Shelton 1954-01-09 65.193 -- of 5-11 175 R R 1888-06-29 Huntington,WV MLB 1915-1915 1915-1915
Ollie Smith 1954-02-04 88.107 -- of -- -- L L 1865-10-19 Mount Vernon,OH MLB 1894-1894 1894-1894
Bill Swanson 1954-10-14 66.000 -- 2b-3b 5-6 156 B R 1888-10-12 New York,NY MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
Wiley Taylor 1954-07-08 66.110 -- p 6-1 175 R R 1888-03-18 Wamego,KS MLB 1911-1914 1911-1914
Earl Tyree 1954-05-17 64.073 -- c 5-8 160 R R 1890-03-04 Huntsville,IL MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
Ed Warner 1954-02-05 64.229 -- p 5-10 165 R L 1889-06-20 Fitchburg,MA MLB 1912-1912 1912-1912
Chief Wilson 1954-02-22 70.184 -- of 6-2 185 L R 1883-08-21 Austin,TX MLB 1908-1916 1908-1916
John Wilson 1954-09-23 64.099 -- p 6-1 185 R L 1890-06-15 Boonsboro,MD MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
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