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1962 MLB Season

1962 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
Bert Abbey 1962-06-11 92.211 Heart attack p 5-11 175 R R 1869-11-11 Essex,VT MLB 1892-1896 1892-1896
Bill Akers 1962-04-13 57.109 -- ss-3b 5-11 178 R R 1904-12-25 Chattanooga,TN MLB 1929-1932 1929-1932
George Anderson 1962-05-28 72.243 -- of 5-8 160 L R 1889-09-26 Cleveland,OH MLB 1918-1918 1918-1918
Fred Beck 1962-03-12 75.114 -- of-1b 6-1 180 L L 1886-11-17 Havana,IL MLB 1909-1911 1909-1911
Bill Bell 1962-10-11 28.352 -- p 6-3 200 R R 1933-10-24 Goldsboro,NC MLB 1952-1955 1952-1955
Max Bishop 1962-02-24 62.171 -- 2b 5-8 165 L R 1899-09-05 Waynesboro,PA MLB 1924-1935 1924-1935
John Black 1962-03-20 72.024 -- 1b 6-1 185 R R 1890-02-23 Covington,KY MLB 1911-1911 1911-1911
Elmer Bliss 1962-03-18 87.008 -- p-of 6-0 180 L R 1875-03-09 Penfield,PA MLB 1903-1904 1903-1904
Joe Boley 1962-12-30 66.162 -- ss 5-11 170 R R 1896-07-19 Mahanoy City,PA MLB 1927-1932 1927-1932
Fred Bratschi 1962-01-10 69.359 Suicide of 5-10 170 R R 1892-01-16 Alliance,OH MLB 1921-1927 1921-1927
Ad Brennan 1962-01-07 80.172 Cancer p 5-11 170 L L 1881-07-18 La Harpe,KS MLB 1910-1918 1910-1918
Mandy Brooks 1962-06-17 64.302 -- of 5-9 165 R R 1897-08-18 Milwaukee,WI MLB 1925-1926 1925-1926
Buster Burrell 1962-05-08 95.136 -- c 5-10 165 R R 1866-12-22 Weymouth,MA MLB 1891-1897 1891-1897
Ben Cantwell 1962-12-04 60.235 -- p 6-1 168 R R 1902-04-13 Milan,TN MLB 1927-1937 1927-1937
Al Carson 1962-11-26 80.095 Stomach cancer p -- -- -- -- 1882-08-22 Chicago,IL MLB 1910-1910 1910-1910
Bill Chambers 1962-03-27 72.194 -- p 5-9 185 R R 1889-09-13 Cameron,WV MLB 1910-1910 1910-1910
Josh Clarke 1962-07-02 83.115 -- of 5-10 180 L R 1879-03-08 Winfield,KS MLB 1898-1911 1898-1911
Mickey Cochrane 1962-06-28 59.083 -- c 5-10 180 L R 1903-04-06 Bridgewater,MA MLB 1925-1937 1925-1937
Howard Craghead 1962-07-14 54.049 -- p 6-2 200 R R 1908-05-25 Selma,CA MLB 1931-1933 1931-1933
Cap Crowell 1962-09-30 70.023 -- p 6-1 178 R R 1892-09-05 Roxbury,MA MLB 1915-1916 1915-1916
Jack Cummings 1962-10-05 58.186 -- c 6-0 195 R R 1904-04-01 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1926-1929 1926-1929
Al Demaree 1962-04-30 77.233 -- p 6-0 170 L R 1884-09-08 Quincy,IL MLB 1912-1919 1912-1919
Lee DeMontreville 1962-03-22 82.179 -- ss 5-7 140 R R 1879-09-23 St. Paul,MN MLB 1903-1903 1903-1903
Snooks Dowd 1962-04-04 64.104 -- 2b-ss 5-8 163 R R 1897-12-20 Springfield,MA MLB 1919-1926 1919-1926
Bernie Duffy 1962-02-09 68.174 -- p 5-11 180 R R 1893-08-18 Vinson,OK MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Jim Faulkner 1962-06-01 62.308 -- p 6-3 190 B L 1899-07-27 Beatrice,NE MLB 1927-1930 1927-1930
Harry Feldman 1962-03-16 42.126 -- p 6-0 175 R R 1919-11-10 New York,NY MLB 1941-1946 1941-1946
Jake Flowers 1962-12-27 60.286 -- 2b-ss 5-11 170 R R 1902-03-16 Cambridge,MD MLB 1923-1934 1923-1934
Charlie French 1962-03-30 78.168 -- 2b-ss 5-6 140 L R 1883-10-12 Indianapolis,IN MLB 1909-1910 1909-1910
Skipper Friday 1962-08-25 64.302 -- p 5-11 170 R R 1897-10-26 Gastonia,NC MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
Hank Garrity 1962-09-01 54.209 -- c 6-1 185 R R 1908-02-04 Boston,MA MLB 1931-1931 1931-1931
Rube Geyer 1962-10-12 78.198 -- p 5-10 170 R R 1884-03-26 Allegheny,PA MLB 1910-1913 1910-1913
Dick Gossett 1962-10-06 71.045 -- c 5-11 185 R R 1891-08-21 Dennison,OH MLB 1913-1914 1913-1914
Tiny Graham 1962-12-29 70.109 -- 1b 6-2 185 R R 1892-09-09 Nashville,TN MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
Ralph Head 1962-10-08 69.038 -- p 5-10 175 R R 1893-08-30 Tallapoosa,GA MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
Olaf Henriksen 1962-10-17 74.172 -- of 5-7 158 L L 1888-04-26 Kirkerup,DK MLB 1911-1917 1911-1917
Gus Hetling 1962-10-13 76.325 -- 3b 5-10 165 R R 1885-11-21 St. Louis,MO MLB 1906-1906 1906-1906
Hugh High 1962-11-16 75.022 -- of 5-7 155 L L 1887-10-24 Pottstown,PA MLB 1913-1918 1913-1918
Whitey Hilcher 1962-11-21 53.266 -- p 6-0 174 R R 1909-02-28 Chicago,IL MLB 1931-1936 1931-1936
Dick Hoblitzel 1962-11-14 74.017 -- 1b 6-0 172 L L 1888-10-26 Waverly,WV MLB 1908-1918 1908-1918
Dutch Hoffman 1962-12-06 58.312 -- of 6-0 175 R R 1904-01-28 Freeburg,IL MLB 1929-1929 1929-1929
Carl Holling 1962-07-18 66.007 -- p 6-1 172 R R 1896-07-09 Dana Point,CA MLB 1921-1922 1921-1922
Hal Janvrin 1962-03-01 69.185 -- 2b-ss 5-11 168 R R 1892-08-27 Haverhill,MA MLB 1911-1922 1911-1922
Frank Kane 1962-12-02 67.267 -- of 5-11 175 L R 1895-03-09 Whitman,MA MLB 1919-1919 1919-1919
Bob Katz 1962-12-14 51.318 -- p 5-11 190 R R 1911-01-30 Lancaster,PA MLB 1944-1944 1944-1944
Nap Kloza 1962-06-11 58.277 -- of 5-11 180 R R 1903-09-07 -- MLB 1931-1932 1931-1932
Red Kress 1962-11-29 55.331 -- ss-3b 5-11 165 R R 1907-01-02 Columbia,CA MLB 1927-1946 1927-1946
Abe Kruger 1962-07-04 77.139 -- p 6-2 190 R R 1885-02-14 Morris Run,PA MLB 1908-1908 1908-1908
Red Lanning 1962-06-13 67.030 -- of-p 5-9 165 L L 1895-05-13 Harvard,IL MLB 1916-1916 1916-1916
Dutch Lerchen 1962-01-07 72.277 -- ss 5-8 160 R R 1889-04-04 Detroit,MI MLB 1910-1910 1910-1910
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Charlie Luskey 1962-12-20 86.256 -- of 5-7 165 R R 1876-04-06 Washington,DC MLB 1901-1901 1901-1901
Les Mann 1962-01-14 68.056 -- of 5-9 172 R R 1893-11-18 Lincoln,NE MLB 1913-1928 1913-1928
Joe Martina 1962-03-22 72.256 -- p 6-0 183 R R 1889-07-08 New Orleans,LA MLB 1924-1924 1924-1924
Del Mason 1962-12-31 79.062 -- p 6-0 160 R R 1883-10-29 Newfane,NY MLB 1904-1907 1904-1907
Sam Mayer 1962-07-01 69.122 -- of 5-10 164 R L 1893-02-28 Atlanta,GA MLB 1915-1915 1915-1915
Paddy Mayes 1962-05-28 77.071 -- of 5-11 160 L R 1885-03-17 Locust Grove,OK MLB 1911-1911 1911-1911
Sport McAllister 1962-07-17 87.358 -- ss-c 5-11 180 B R 1874-07-23 Austin,MS MLB 1896-1903 1896-1903
Harry McCluskey 1962-06-07 70.068 -- p 5-11 173 L L 1892-03-29 Clay Center,OH MLB 1915-1915 1915-1915
Charlie Meara 1962-02-08 70.300 -- of 5-10 160 L R 1891-04-13 New York,NY MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
Steve Melter 1962-01-28 76.025 -- p 6-2 180 R R 1886-01-02 Marcus,IA MLB 1909-1909 1909-1909
Otto Miller 1962-03-29 72.300 -- c 6-0 196 R R 1889-06-01 Minden,NE MLB 1910-1922 1910-1922
Russ Miller 1962-04-30 62.035 -- p 5-11 165 R R 1900-03-25 Etna,OH MLB 1927-1928 1927-1928
George Mogridge 1962-03-04 73.013 -- p 6-2 165 L L 1889-02-18 Rochester,NY MLB 1911-1927 1911-1927
Harry Moran 1962-11-28 73.239 -- p 6-1 165 L L 1889-04-02 Slater,WV MLB 1912-1912 1912-1912
Cy Morgan 1962-06-28 83.229 -- p 6-0 175 R R 1878-11-10 Pomeroy,OH MLB 1903-1913 1903-1913
Ed Moyer 1962-11-18 77.094 -- p -- -- -- -- 1885-08-15 Andover,OH MLB 1910-1910 1910-1910
Tim Murchison 1962-10-20 66.010 -- p 6-0 185 R L 1896-10-08 Liberty,NC MLB 1917-1920 1917-1920
Dummy Murphy 1962-08-10 75.234 -- ss 5-10 165 R R 1886-12-18 Olney,IL MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
Bobo Newsom 1962-12-07 55.118 -- p 6-2 220 R R 1907-08-11 Hartsville,SC MLB 1929-1953 1929-1953
Rabbit Nill 1962-05-24 80.313 -- 2b-3b 5-7 160 R R 1881-07-14 Fort Wayne,IN MLB 1904-1908 1904-1908
Bill Norman 1962-04-21 51.279 -- of 6-2 190 R R 1910-07-16 St. Louis,MO MLB 1931-1932 1931-1932
Steve O'Neill 1962-01-26 70.203 -- c 5-10 165 R R 1891-07-06 Minooka,PA MLB 1911-1928 1911-1928
George Orme 1962-03-16 70.180 -- of 5-10 160 R R 1891-09-16 Lebanon,IN MLB 1920-1920 1920-1920
Champ Osteen 1962-12-14 85.292 -- ss-3b 5-8 150 L R 1877-02-24 Hendersonville,NC MLB 1903-1909 1903-1909
Squiz Pillion 1962-09-30 68.169 -- p 6-0 178 L L 1894-04-13 Hartford,CT MLB 1915-1915 1915-1915
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Ray Powell 1962-10-16 73.329 -- of 5-9 160 L R 1888-11-20 Siloam Springs,AR MLB 1917-1924 1917-1924
Billy Purtell 1962-03-17 76.069 -- 3b 5-9 170 R R 1886-01-06 Columbus,OH MLB 1908-1914 1908-1914
Rip Radcliff 1962-05-23 56.124 -- of 5-10 170 L L 1906-01-19 Kiowa,OK MLB 1934-1943 1934-1943
Ray Roberts 1962-01-30 66.157 -- p 5-11 180 L R 1895-08-25 Cruger,MS MLB 1919-1919 1919-1919
Lefty Russell 1962-01-22 71.197 -- p 6-1 165 L L 1890-07-08 Baltimore,MD MLB 1910-1912 1910-1912
War Sanders 1962-08-03 84.365 -- p 5-10 160 R L 1877-08-02 Maynardville,TN MLB 1903-1904 1903-1904
Johnny Scalzi 1962-09-27 55.189 -- h 5-7 170 R R 1907-03-22 Stamford,CT MLB 1931-1931 1931-1931
Tillie Shafer 1962-01-10 72.293 -- 3b-2b 5-10 165 B R 1889-03-22 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1909-1913 1909-1913
Jim Shaw 1962-01-27 68.160 -- p 6-0 180 R R 1893-08-19 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1913-1921 1913-1921
Ralph Shinners 1962-07-23 66.291 -- of 6-0 180 R R 1895-10-04 Monches,WI MLB 1922-1925 1922-1925
Duke Shirey 1962-09-01 64.072 -- p 6-1 175 R R 1898-06-20 Jersey Shore,PA MLB 1920-1920 1920-1920
Burt Shotton 1962-07-29 77.283 -- of 5-11 175 L R 1884-10-18 Brownhelm,OH MLB 1909-1923 1909-1923
Vince Shupe 1962-04-05 40.212 -- 1b 5-11 180 L L 1921-09-05 East Canton,OH MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
Frank Snyder 1962-01-05 67.222 -- c 6-2 185 R R 1894-05-27 San Antonio,TX MLB 1912-1927 1912-1927
Don Songer 1962-10-03 62.244 -- p 6-0 165 L L 1900-01-31 Walnut,KS MLB 1924-1927 1924-1927
Paul Speraw 1962-02-22 68.139 -- 3b 5-8 145 R R 1893-10-05 Annville,PA MLB 1920-1920 1920-1920
Stan Sperry 1962-09-27 48.220 -- 2b 5-10 164 L R 1914-02-19 Evansville,WI MLB 1936-1938 1936-1938
Bob Steele 1962-01-27 68.021 -- p 5-10 175 L R 1894-01-05 Cassburn,ON MLB 1916-1919 1916-1919
Art Stokes 1962-06-03 65.262 -- p 5-10 155 R R 1896-09-13 Emmitsburg,MD MLB 1925-1925 1925-1925
Tom Sullivan 1962-09-23 66.339 -- p 5-11 178 L L 1895-10-18 Boston,MA MLB 1922-1922 1922-1922
Red Thomas 1962-03-29 63.337 -- of 5-11 165 R R 1898-04-25 Hargrove,AL MLB 1921-1921 1921-1921
Will Thompson 1962-06-09 91.282 -- p 5-11 190 R R 1870-08-30 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1892-1892 1892-1892
Tink Turner 1962-02-25 72.004 -- p 6-1 190 R R 1890-02-20 Swarthmore,PA MLB 1915-1915 1915-1915
Jake Volz 1962-08-11 84.128 -- p 5-10 175 R R 1878-04-04 San Antonio,TX MLB 1901-1908 1901-1908
Joe Vosmik 1962-01-27 51.298 -- of 6-0 185 R R 1910-04-04 Cleveland,OH MLB 1930-1944 1930-1944
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Roy Walker 1962-02-10 68.302 -- p 6-1 180 R R 1893-04-13 Lawrenceburg,TN MLB 1912-1922 1912-1922
Jimmy Walsh 1962-07-03 76.283 -- of 5-10 170 L R 1885-09-22 Kallila,IR MLB 1912-1917 1912-1917
Milt Watson 1962-04-10 72.089 -- p 6-1 180 R R 1890-01-10 Flovilla,GA MLB 1916-1919 1916-1919
Dick Wheeler 1962-02-12 64.028 -- of 5-11 185 R R 1898-01-14 Keene,NH MLB 1918-1918 1918-1918
Possum Whitted 1962-10-16 72.253 -- of-3b 5-8 168 R R 1890-02-04 Durham,NC MLB 1912-1922 1912-1922
Bob Williams 1962-08-06 78.099 -- c 6-0 190 R R 1884-04-27 Monday,OH MLB 1911-1913 1911-1913
Lefty Willis 1962-05-10 56.187 -- p 6-1 175 L L 1905-11-04 Leetown,WV MLB 1925-1927 1925-1927
Mutt Wilson 1962-08-31 66.040 -- p 6-3 167 R R 1896-07-20 Kiser,NC MLB 1920-1920 1920-1920
Earl Yingling 1962-10-02 73.337 -- p 5-11 180 L L 1888-10-29 Chillicothe,OH MLB 1911-1918 1911-1918
Pep Young 1962-01-14 54.138 -- 2b 5-9 162 R R 1907-08-29 Jamestown,NC MLB 1933-1945 1933-1945
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