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1958 MLB Season

1958 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
Raleigh Aitchison 1958-09-26 70.294 -- p 5-11 175 R L 1887-12-05 Tyndall,SD MLB 1911-1915 1911-1915
Jimmy Archer 1958-03-29 74.319 -- c 5-10 168 R R 1883-05-13 Dublin,IR MLB 1904-1918 1904-1918
Harry Baldwin 1958-01-23 57.234 -- p 5-11 160 R R 1900-06-03 Baltimore,MD MLB 1924-1925 1924-1925
Virgil Barnes 1958-07-24 61.140 -- p 6-0 165 R R 1897-03-05 Ontario,KS MLB 1919-1928 1919-1928
Walter Bernhardt 1958-07-26 65.066 -- p 6-2 175 R R 1893-05-20 Pleasant Village,PA MLB 1918-1918 1918-1918
Joe Berry 1958-09-27 53.285 -- p 5-10 145 L R 1904-12-16 Huntsville,AR MLB 1942-1946 1942-1946
Frank Bird 1958-05-20 89.070 -- c 5-10 195 R R 1869-03-10 Spencer,MA MLB 1892-1892 1892-1892
Bob Blewett 1958-03-17 80.261 -- p 5-11 170 L L 1877-06-28 Fond du Lac,WI MLB 1902-1902 1902-1902
Lu Blue 1958-07-28 61.144 -- 1b 5-10 165 B L 1897-03-05 Washington,DC MLB 1921-1933 1921-1933
George Boehler 1958-06-23 66.171 -- p 6-2 180 R R 1892-01-02 Lawrenceburg,IN MLB 1912-1926 1912-1926
Chick Brandom 1958-10-07 71.189 -- p 5-8 161 R R 1887-03-31 Coldwater,KS MLB 1908-1909 1908-1909
Bill Breckinridge 1958-08-23 50.311 -- p 5-11 175 R R 1907-10-16 Tulsa,OK MLB 1929-1929 1929-1929
Billy Clingman 1958-05-14 88.173 -- 2b-ss 5-11 150 B R 1869-11-21 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1890-1903 1890-1903
Mort Cooper 1958-11-17 45.260 -- p 6-2 210 R R 1913-03-02 Atherton,MO MLB 1938-1949 1938-1949
Art Corcoran 1958-07-27 63.245 -- 3b 5-11 185 -- R 1894-11-23 Roxbury,MA MLB 1915-1915 1915-1915
Roy Corhan 1958-11-24 71.033 -- ss 5-9 165 R R 1887-10-21 Indianapolis,IN MLB 1911-1916 1911-1916
Gene Dale 1958-03-20 68.276 -- p 6-3 179 R R 1889-06-16 St. Louis,MO MLB 1911-1916 1911-1916
Rex Dawson 1958-10-20 69.251 -- p 6-0 185 L R 1889-02-10 Skagit County,WA MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
Tommy De la cruz 1958-09-06 46.353 -- p 6-1 168 R R 1911-09-18 Havana,CU MLB 1944-1944 1944-1944
Frank Demaree 1958-08-30 48.081 -- of 5-11 185 R R 1910-06-10 Winters,CA MLB 1932-1944 1932-1944
Ernie Diehl 1958-11-06 81.034 -- of-ss 6-1 190 R R 1877-10-02 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1903-1909 1903-1909
Cozy Dolan 1958-12-10 68.351 -- 3b 5-10 160 R R 1889-12-23 Chicago,IL MLB 1909-1915 1909-1915
Jack Doyle 1958-12-31 89.066 -- 1b 5-9 155 R R 1869-10-25 Killorglin,IR MLB 1889-1905 1889-1905
Jean Dubuc 1958-08-28 69.346 -- p 5-10 185 R R 1888-09-15 St. Johnsbury,VT MLB 1908-1919 1908-1919
Heinie Elder 1958-11-13 68.081 -- p 6-2 200 L L 1890-08-23 Seattle,WA MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
John Eubank 1958-11-03 86.053 -- p 6-2 215 R R 1872-09-09 Servia,IN MLB 1905-1907 1905-1907
John Fick 1958-06-09 37.022 -- p 5-10 150 L L 1921-05-18 Baltimore,MD MLB 1944-1944 1944-1944
Bill Forman 1958-10-02 71.356 -- p 5-11 180 B R 1886-10-10 Venango,PA MLB 1909-1910 1909-1910
John Freeman 1958-04-14 57.080 -- of 5-8 160 R R 1901-01-24 Boston,MA MLB 1927-1927 1927-1927
Bernie Friberg 1958-12-08 59.111 -- 3b-2b 5-11 178 R R 1899-08-18 Manchester,NH MLB 1919-1933 1919-1933
Bob Gamble 1958-08-04 91.178 -- p 5-10 155 R R 1867-02-06 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1888-1888 1888-1888
Wally Gilbert 1958-09-07 57.262 -- 3b 6-0 180 R R 1900-12-19 Oscoda,MI MLB 1928-1932 1928-1932
Harry Heitmann 1958-12-15 62.068 -- p 6-0 175 R R 1896-10-06 Albany,NY MLB 1918-1918 1918-1918
Hugh Hill 1958-09-06 79.046 -- of 5-11 168 L R 1879-07-21 Ringgold,GA MLB 1903-1904 1903-1904
Elmer Jacobs 1958-02-10 65.183 -- p 6-0 165 R R 1892-08-10 Salem,MO MLB 1914-1927 1914-1927
Cowboy Jones 1958-02-09 83.169 -- p 5-11 160 L L 1874-08-23 Golden,CO MLB 1898-1901 1898-1901
Harry Kelley 1958-03-23 52.038 -- p 5-9 170 R R 1906-02-13 Parkin,AR MLB 1925-1939 1925-1939
Chuck Klein 1958-03-28 53.172 -- of 6-0 185 L R 1904-10-07 Indianapolis,IN MLB 1928-1944 1928-1944
Clarence Kraft 1958-03-26 70.289 -- 1b 6-0 190 R R 1887-06-09 Evansville,IN MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
Grover Land 1958-07-22 73.302 -- c 6-0 190 R R 1884-09-22 Frankfort,KY MLB 1908-1913 1908-1913
Bill Lathrop 1958-11-20 67.099 -- p 6-2 184 R R 1891-08-12 Hanover,WI MLB 1913-1914 1913-1914
Hod Leverette 1958-04-10 69.064 -- p 6-0 180 R R 1889-02-04 Shreveport,LA MLB 1920-1920 1920-1920
Walter Lonergan 1958-01-23 72.122 -- 2b 5-7 156 R R 1885-09-22 Boston,MA MLB 1911-1911 1911-1911
Lep Long 1958-10-21 70.099 -- p 5-10 153 R R 1888-07-12 Summit,NJ MLB 1911-1911 1911-1911
Al Mattern 1958-11-06 75.142 -- p 5-10 165 L R 1883-06-16 West Rush,NY MLB 1908-1912 1908-1912
Al Maul 1958-05-03 92.205 -- p 6-0 175 R R 1865-10-09 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1884-1901 1884-1901
Bill McAfee 1958-07-08 50.304 -- p 6-2 186 R R 1907-09-07 Smithville,GA MLB 1930-1934 1930-1934
Walt Meinert 1958-11-09 67.332 -- of 5-7 150 L L 1890-12-11 New York,NY MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
Ward Miller 1958-09-04 74.059 -- of 5-11 177 L R 1884-07-05 Mount Carroll,IL MLB 1909-1917 1909-1917
Cotton Minahan 1958-05-20 75.160 -- p 6-0 190 R R 1882-12-10 Springfield,OH MLB 1907-1907 1907-1907
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Carlos Moore 1958-07-02 51.323 -- p 6-1 180 R R 1906-08-13 Clinton,TN MLB 1930-1930 1930-1930
Bill Mundy 1958-09-23 69.086 -- 1b 5-10 154 L L 1889-06-28 Salineville,OH MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
Red Murray 1958-12-04 74.273 -- of 5-10 190 R R 1884-03-04 Arnot,PA MLB 1906-1917 1906-1917
Kid Nance 1958-05-28 81.298 -- of 5-7 165 R R 1876-08-02 Fort Worth,TX MLB 1897-1901 1897-1901
Chet Nourse 1958-04-20 70.255 -- p 6-3 185 R R 1887-08-07 Ipswich,MA MLB 1909-1909 1909-1909
Dizzy Nutter 1958-07-25 64.331 -- of 5-9 160 L R 1893-08-27 Roseville,OH MLB 1919-1919 1919-1919
Harry O'Donnell 1958-01-31 63.303 -- c 5-8 175 R R 1894-04-02 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1927-1927 1927-1927
Mel Ott 1958-11-21 49.264 Injuries sustained in car accident of 5-9 170 L R 1909-03-02 Gretna,LA MLB 1926-1947 1926-1947
Frank Owens 1958-07-02 72.156 -- c 6-0 170 R R 1886-01-26 Toronto,ON MLB 1905-1909 1905-1909
Jack Owens 1958-11-14 50.191 -- c 6-1 186 R R 1908-05-06 Converse,SC MLB 1935-1935 1935-1935
Phil Page 1958-07-27 52.338 -- p 6-2 175 R L 1905-08-23 Springfield,MA MLB 1928-1934 1928-1934
Jack Phillips 1958-06-16 39.023 -- p 6-1 185 R R 1919-05-24 St. Louis,MO MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
George Quellich 1958-08-31 52.202 -- of 6-1 180 R R 1906-02-10 Johnsville,CA MLB 1931-1931 1931-1931
Harry Riconda 1958-11-15 61.242 -- 3b-2b 5-10 175 R R 1897-03-17 New York,NY MLB 1923-1930 1923-1930
Skel Roach 1958-03-09 86.139 -- p 6-2 -- R R 1871-10-20 Danzig,GE MLB 1899-1899 1899-1899
Al Ruebling 1958-03-25 83.172 -- c 5-8 170 R R 1874-10-03 Burslem,EN MLB 1901-1909 1901-1909
Heinie Sand 1958-11-03 61.122 -- ss 5-8 160 R R 1897-07-03 San Francisco,CA MLB 1923-1928 1923-1928
Les Scarsella 1958-12-17 45.024 -- 1b 5-11 185 L L 1913-11-23 Santa Cruz,CA MLB 1935-1940 1935-1940
Admiral Schlei 1958-01-24 80.011 -- c 5-8 179 R R 1878-01-12 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1904-1911 1904-1911
Paul Smith 1958-07-03 70.055 -- of 6-1 190 L R 1888-05-07 Mount Zion,IL MLB 1916-1916 1916-1916
Henry Smoyer 1958-02-28 67.309 -- ss-3b 5-6 -- R R 1890-04-24 Fredericksburg,PA MLB 1912-1912 1912-1912
Red Smyth 1958-04-14 65.073 -- of-3b 5-9 152 L R 1893-01-30 Holly Springs,MS MLB 1915-1918 1915-1918
Tris Speaker 1958-12-08 70.246 -- of 5-11 193 L L 1888-04-04 Hubbard,TX MLB 1907-1928 1907-1928
Glenn Spencer 1958-12-30 53.110 -- p 5-11 155 R R 1905-09-11 Corning,NY MLB 1928-1933 1928-1933
Eddie Stack 1958-08-28 70.307 -- p 6-0 175 R R 1887-10-24 Chicago,IL MLB 1910-1914 1910-1914
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Tom Stankard 1958-06-13 76.084 -- ss-3b 6-0 190 R R 1882-03-20 Waltham,MA MLB 1904-1904 1904-1904
Archie Stimmel 1958-08-18 85.079 -- p 6-0 175 R R 1873-05-30 Woodsboro,MD MLB 1900-1902 1900-1902
Snuffy Stirnweiss 1958-09-15 39.324 Train accident 2b 5-8 175 R R 1918-10-26 New York,NY MLB 1943-1951 1943-1951
John Sullivan 1958-07-07 64.036 -- p 5-11 165 L L 1894-05-31 Chicago,IL MLB 1919-1919 1919-1919
Arlas Taylor 1958-09-10 62.176 -- p 5-11 -- R L 1896-03-16 Warrick County,IN MLB 1921-1921 1921-1921
Dummy Taylor 1958-08-22 83.181 -- p 6-1 160 R R 1875-02-21 Oskaloosa,KS MLB 1900-1908 1900-1908
Al Tedrow 1958-01-23 66.039 -- p 6-0 180 R L 1891-12-14 Westerville,OH MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
Ira Thomas 1958-10-11 77.261 -- c 6-2 200 R R 1881-01-22 Ballston Spa,NY MLB 1906-1914 1906-1914
Gus Thompson 1958-03-28 80.278 -- p 6-2 185 R R 1877-06-22 Humboldt,IA MLB 1903-1906 1903-1906
Rube Vickers 1958-12-09 80.205 -- p 6-2 225 L R 1878-05-17 St. Mary's,ON MLB 1902-1909 1902-1909
Mysterious Walker 1958-02-01 73.316 -- p 5-10 185 R R 1884-03-21 Utica,NE MLB 1910-1913 1910-1913
Lefty Webb 1958-01-12 72.316 -- p 5-11 165 B L 1885-03-01 Mount Gilead,OH MLB 1910-1910 1910-1910
Earl Williams 1958-03-10 55.042 -- c 6-0 185 R R 1903-01-27 Cumberland Gap,TN MLB 1928-1928 1928-1928
Fred Winchell 1958-08-08 76.196 -- p 5-8 -- -- R 1882-01-23 Arlington,MA MLB 1909-1909 1909-1909
Sid Womack 1958-08-28 61.329 -- c 5-11 185 R R 1896-10-02 Greensburg,LA MLB 1926-1926 1926-1926
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