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1957 MLB Season

1957 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
Ed Abbaticchio 1957-01-06 79.265 -- 2b-ss 5-11 170 R R 1877-04-15 Latrobe,PA MLB 1897-1910 1897-1910
Milo Allison 1957-06-18 66.244 -- of 5-10 155 L R 1890-10-16 Elk Rapids,MI MLB 1913-1917 1913-1917
Fred Anderson 1957-11-08 71.331 -- p 6-2 180 R R 1885-12-11 Calahan,NC MLB 1909-1918 1909-1918
Charlie Babington 1957-03-22 61.322 -- of 6-0 170 R R 1895-05-04 Cranston,RI MLB 1915-1915 1915-1915
Art Bader 1957-04-05 70.195 -- of 5-9 160 R R 1886-09-21 St. Louis,MO MLB 1904-1904 1904-1904
Ed Baecht 1957-08-15 50.092 Pulmonary Embolism p 6-3 195 R R 1907-05-15 Paden,OK MLB 1926-1937 1926-1937
Neal Ball 1957-10-15 76.175 -- ss-2b 5-7 145 R R 1881-04-22 Grand Haven,MI MLB 1907-1913 1907-1913
Marty Becker 1957-09-25 63.273 -- of 5-8 155 B L 1893-12-25 Tiffin,OH MLB 1915-1915 1915-1915
Fred Beebe 1957-10-30 76.302 Pneumonia p 6-1 190 R R 1880-12-31 Lincoln,NE MLB 1906-1916 1906-1916
Jim Begley 1957-02-22 54.156 -- 2b 5-6 145 R R 1902-09-19 San Francisco,CA MLB 1924-1924 1924-1924
Petie Behan 1957-01-22 69.042 -- p 5-10 160 R R 1887-12-11 Dallas City,PA MLB 1921-1923 1921-1923
Fred Bennett 1957-05-12 55.058 -- of 5-9 185 R R 1902-03-15 Atkins,AR MLB 1928-1931 1928-1931
Joe Benz 1957-04-22 71.090 -- p 6-1 196 R R 1886-01-21 New Alsace,IN MLB 1911-1919 1911-1919
Marty Berghammer 1957-12-21 69.185 -- ss-2b 5-9 172 L R 1888-06-18 Elliott,PA MLB 1911-1914 1911-1914
Jack Burns 1957-06-24 77.041 -- 2b 5-10 160 R R 1880-05-13 Avoca,PA MLB 1903-1904 1903-1904
Max Butcher 1957-09-15 46.359 -- p 6-2 220 R R 1910-09-21 Holden,WV MLB 1936-1945 1936-1945
Charlie Caldwell 1957-11-01 56.091 -- p 5-10 180 R R 1901-08-02 Bristol,VA MLB 1925-1925 1925-1925
Billy Campbell 1957-10-06 83.334 -- p 5-10 165 L L 1873-11-05 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1905-1909 1905-1909
Fred Chapman 1957-12-14 85.019 -- p 5-8 165 R R 1872-11-24 Little Cooley,PA MLB 1887-1887 1887-1887
Cap Clark 1957-02-16 50.150 -- c 5-11 180 L R 1906-09-19 Snow Camp,NC MLB 1938-1938 1938-1938
Joe Connor 1957-11-08 82.334 -- c-1b 6-2 185 R R 1874-12-08 Waterbury,CT MLB 1895-1905 1895-1905
Jack Coombs 1957-04-15 74.147 -- p 6-0 185 B R 1882-11-18 LeGrand,IA MLB 1906-1920 1906-1920
Phil Cooney 1957-10-06 75.021 -- 3b 5-8 155 L R 1882-09-14 New York,NY MLB 1905-1905 1905-1905
Ches Crist 1957-01-07 74.330 -- c 5-11 165 R R 1882-02-10 Cozaddale,OH MLB 1906-1906 1906-1906
George Daly 1957-12-12 70.136 -- p 5-10 175 R R 1887-07-28 Buffalo,NY MLB 1909-1909 1909-1909
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Harry Damrau 1957-08-21 66.343 -- 3b 5-10 178 R R 1890-09-11 Newburgh,NY MLB 1915-1915 1915-1915
Dummy Deegan 1957-05-17 82.181 -- p -- -- -- R 1874-11-16 Bronx,NY MLB 1901-1901 1901-1901
Ed Donnelly 1957-11-28 77.121 -- p 6-1 205 R R 1880-07-29 Hampton,NY MLB 1911-1912 1911-1912
Alex Ferson 1957-12-05 91.143 -- p 5-9 165 R R 1866-07-14 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1889-1892 1889-1892
Tom Fleming 1957-12-26 84.035 -- of 5-11 155 L L 1873-11-20 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1899-1904 1899-1904
Frank Foreman 1957-11-19 94.201 -- p-of 6-0 160 R R 1863-05-01 Baltimore,MD MLB 1884-1902 1884-1902
Gil Gallagher 1957-01-06 60.122 -- ss 5-8 155 B R 1896-09-05 Washington,DC MLB 1922-1922 1922-1922
Billy Gleason 1957-01-09 62.124 -- 2b 5-6 157 R R 1894-09-06 Chicago,IL MLB 1916-1921 1916-1921
Ivy Griffin 1957-08-25 60.281 -- 1b 5-11 180 L R 1896-11-16 Thomasville,AL MLB 1919-1921 1919-1921
Frank Hafner 1957-03-02 89.200 -- p -- -- R R 1867-08-14 Hannibal,MO MLB 1888-1888 1888-1888
Don Hanski 1957-09-02 41.198 -- p 5-11 180 L L 1916-02-17 LaPorte,IN MLB 1943-1944 1943-1944
Tim Hendryx 1957-08-14 66.194 -- of 5-9 170 R R 1891-01-31 LeRoy,IL MLB 1911-1921 1911-1921
Butch Henline 1957-10-09 62.292 -- c 5-10 175 R R 1894-12-20 Fort Wayne,IN MLB 1921-1931 1921-1931
Roy Hutson 1957-05-20 55.082 -- of 5-9 165 L R 1902-02-27 Luray,MO MLB 1925-1925 1925-1925
Charlie Jackson 1957-11-23 81.110 -- p -- -- -- -- 1876-08-04 Versailles,OH MLB 1905-1905 1905-1905
Jimmy Jordan 1957-12-04 49.326 -- 2b-ss 5-9 157 R R 1908-01-13 Tucapau,SC MLB 1933-1936 1933-1936
Ralph Judd 1957-05-06 55.150 -- p 5-10 170 L R 1901-12-07 Perrysburg,OH MLB 1927-1930 1927-1930
Ed Karger 1957-09-09 74.125 -- p 5-11 185 R L 1883-05-06 San Angelo,TX MLB 1906-1911 1906-1911
Hal Kleine 1957-12-10 34.185 -- p 6-2 193 L L 1923-06-08 St. Louis,MO MLB 1944-1945 1944-1945
Paul Krichell 1957-06-04 74.166 -- c 5-7 150 R R 1882-12-19 New York,NY MLB 1911-1912 1911-1912
Dixie Leverett 1957-02-20 62.327 -- p 5-11 190 R R 1894-03-29 Georgetown,TX MLB 1922-1929 1922-1929
Dolf Luque 1957-07-03 66.332 -- p 5-7 160 R R 1890-08-04 Havana,CU MLB 1914-1935 1914-1935
Erskine Mayer 1957-03-10 68.052 -- p 6-0 168 R R 1889-01-16 Atlanta,GA MLB 1912-1919 1912-1919
Chick Maynard 1957-01-31 60.089 -- ss 5-9 150 L R 1896-11-02 Turners Falls,MA MLB 1922-1922 1922-1922
Lee McElwee 1957-02-08 62.260 -- 3b-of 5-10 160 R R 1894-05-23 La Mesa,CA MLB 1916-1916 1916-1916
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Billy Meyer 1957-03-31 65.076 -- c 5-9 170 R R 1892-01-14 Knoxville,TN MLB 1913-1917 1913-1917
Ezra Midkiff 1957-03-20 74.126 -- 3b 5-10 180 L R 1882-11-13 Salt Rock,WV MLB 1909-1913 1909-1913
Bill Miller 1957-09-08 78.107 -- of 6-2 170 L L 1879-05-23 Bad Schwalbach,GE MLB 1902-1902 1902-1902
Bugs Morris 1957-11-21 65.215 -- p -- 163 R R 1892-04-19 Weir City,KS MLB 1918-1921 1918-1921
Red Munson 1957-02-19 73.203 -- c -- -- -- R 1883-07-31 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1905-1905 1905-1905
Dick Niehaus 1957-03-12 64.138 -- p 5-11 165 L L 1892-10-24 Covington,KY MLB 1913-1920 1913-1920
Fritz Ostermueller 1957-12-17 50.093 -- p 5-11 175 L L 1907-09-15 Quincy,IL MLB 1934-1948 1934-1948
Ernie Padgett 1957-04-15 58.044 -- 3b-2b 5-8 155 R R 1899-03-01 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1923-1927 1923-1927
Larry Pezold 1957-10-22 64.121 -- 3b 5-9 175 R R 1893-06-22 New Orleans,LA MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
Fred Raymer 1957-06-11 81.211 -- 2b 5-11 185 R R 1875-11-12 Leavenworth,KS MLB 1901-1905 1901-1905
Hal Reilly 1957-12-24 63.266 -- of 6-0 180 R R 1894-04-01 Oshkosh,WI MLB 1919-1919 1919-1919
Bugs Reisigl 1957-02-24 69.074 -- p 5-10 175 R R 1887-12-12 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1911-1911 1911-1911
Erwin Renfer 1957-10-26 65.319 -- p 6-0 180 R R 1891-12-11 Elgin,IL MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
George Rohe 1957-06-10 81.268 -- 3b-2b 5-9 165 R R 1875-09-15 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1901-1907 1901-1907
Paul Russell 1957-10-08 86.201 -- of -- -- -- -- 1871-03-20 Reading,PA MLB 1894-1894 1894-1894
Carl Sawyer 1957-01-17 66.089 -- 2b-ss 5-11 160 R R 1890-10-19 Seattle,WA MLB 1915-1916 1915-1916
Rube Schauer 1957-04-15 66.026 -- p 6-2 192 R R 1891-03-19 Odessa,RU MLB 1913-1917 1913-1917
Pete Schneider 1957-06-01 61.285 -- p 6-1 194 R R 1895-08-20 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1914-1919 1914-1919
Jim Scott 1957-04-07 68.348 -- p 5-9 165 R R 1888-04-23 Shenandoah,PA MLB 1909-1917 1909-1917
John Slappey 1957-06-10 58.305 -- p 6-4 170 L L 1898-08-08 Albany,GA MLB 1920-1920 1920-1920
Tom Stanton 1957-01-17 82.083 -- c 5-10 175 B R 1874-10-25 St. Louis,MO MLB 1904-1904 1904-1904
Bill Sweeney 1957-04-18 52.110 -- 1b 5-11 180 R R 1904-12-29 Cleveland,OH MLB 1928-1931 1928-1931
Tommy Thevenow 1957-07-29 53.327 -- ss-2b 5-10 155 R R 1903-09-06 Madison,IN MLB 1924-1938 1924-1938
Deacon Van Buren 1957-06-29 86.196 -- of 5-10 175 L R 1870-12-14 LaSalle County,IL MLB 1904-1904 1904-1904
Rip Wade 1957-07-15 59.183 -- of 5-11 174 L R 1898-01-12 Duluth,MN MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Cy Warmoth 1957-06-20 64.137 -- p 5-11 158 L L 1893-02-02 Bone Gap,IL MLB 1916-1923 1916-1923
Frank Welch 1957-07-25 59.348 -- of 5-9 175 R R 1897-08-10 Birmingham,AL MLB 1919-1927 1919-1927
Tom Whelan 1957-06-26 63.173 -- 1b 5-11 175 R R 1894-01-03 Lynn,MA MLB 1920-1920 1920-1920
Deke White 1957-11-05 85.057 -- p -- -- B L 1872-09-08 Albany,NY MLB 1895-1895 1895-1895
Pete Wilson 1957-06-05 71.238 -- p -- -- -- L 1885-10-09 Springfield,MA MLB 1908-1909 1908-1909
Chuck Wolfe 1957-11-27 60.284 -- p 5-7 175 L R 1897-02-15 Wolfsburg,PA MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
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