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1963 MLB Season

1963 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
Merito Acosta 1963-11-17 67.180 -- of 5-7 140 L L 1896-05-19 Bauta,CU MLB 1913-1918 1913-1918
Tom Asmussen 1963-08-21 86.327 -- c 5-11 -- -- R 1876-09-26 Chicago,IL MLB 1907-1907 1907-1907
Eddie Bacon 1963-10-02 68.176 -- p -- -- -- -- 1895-04-08 Frankfort,KY MLB 1917-1917 1917-1917
Frank Baker 1963-06-28 77.106 -- 3b 5-11 173 L R 1886-03-13 Trappe,MD MLB 1908-1922 1908-1922
Jim Ball 1963-04-07 79.043 -- c 5-11 175 R R 1884-02-22 -- MLB 1907-1908 1907-1908
Win Ballou 1963-01-30 65.060 -- p 5-10 170 R L 1897-11-30 Mount Morgan,KY MLB 1925-1929 1925-1929
Junie Barnes 1963-12-31 52.030 -- p 5-11 170 L L 1911-12-01 Linwood,NC MLB 1934-1934 1934-1934
Bill Batsch 1963-12-31 71.225 -- h -- -- R R 1892-05-18 Mingo Junction,OH MLB 1916-1916 1916-1916
Dick Braggins 1963-08-12 83.229 -- p 5-11 170 R R 1879-12-25 Mercer,PA MLB 1901-1901 1901-1901
Bunny Brief 1963-02-11 70.221 -- 1b 6-0 185 R R 1892-07-03 Remus,MI MLB 1912-1917 1912-1917
Andy Coakley 1963-09-27 80.310 -- p 6-0 165 L R 1882-11-20 Providence,RI MLB 1902-1911 1902-1911
Ed Connolly 1963-11-12 55.117 -- c 5-8 180 R R 1908-07-17 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1929-1932 1929-1932
Jess Cortazzo 1963-03-04 58.158 -- h 5-3 142 R R 1904-09-26 Wilmerding,PA MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
Gavvy Cravath 1963-05-23 82.059 -- of 5-10 186 R R 1881-03-23 Escondido,CA MLB 1908-1920 1908-1920
Herb Crompton 1963-08-05 51.271 -- c 6-0 185 R R 1911-11-07 Taylor Ridge,IL MLB 1937-1945 1937-1945
George Curry 1963-10-05 74.286 -- p 6-0 185 R R 1888-12-21 Bridgeport,CT MLB 1911-1911 1911-1911
Hooks Dauss 1963-07-27 73.307 -- p 5-10 168 R R 1889-09-22 Indianapolis,IN MLB 1912-1926 1912-1926
Tony DeFate 1963-09-03 68.192 -- 2b 5-8 158 R R 1895-02-22 Kansas City,MO MLB 1917-1917 1917-1917
Ben Demott 1963-07-05 74.092 -- p 6-0 192 R R 1889-04-02 Green Village,NJ MLB 1910-1911 1910-1911
Karl Drews 1963-08-15 43.174 Killed by drunk driver p 6-4 198 R R 1920-02-22 Staten Island,NY MLB 1946-1954 1946-1954
Hal Elliott 1963-04-25 63.330 -- p 6-1 170 R R 1899-05-29 Mount Clemens,MI MLB 1929-1932 1929-1932
Frank Emmer 1963-10-18 67.242 -- ss 5-8 150 R R 1896-02-17 Crestline,OH MLB 1916-1926 1916-1926
Carl Fischer 1963-12-10 58.034 -- p 6-0 180 R L 1905-11-05 Medina,NY MLB 1930-1937 1930-1937
Bob Fisher 1963-08-04 76.273 -- ss 5-9 170 R R 1886-11-03 Nashville,TN MLB 1912-1919 1912-1919
Stu Flythe 1963-10-18 51.317 -- p 6-2 175 R R 1911-12-05 Conway,NC MLB 1936-1936 1936-1936
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Jack Fox 1963-06-28 78.036 -- of 5-10 185 R R 1885-05-21 Reading,PA MLB 1908-1908 1908-1908
Daff Gammons 1963-03-24 87.005 -- of 5-11 170 R R 1876-03-17 New Bedford,MA MLB 1901-1901 1901-1901
Ben Geraghty 1963-06-18 50.333 -- ss-2b 5-11 175 R R 1912-07-19 Jersey City,NJ MLB 1936-1944 1936-1944
Wilbur Good 1963-12-30 78.091 -- of 5-6 165 L L 1885-09-28 Punxsutawney,PA MLB 1905-1918 1905-1918
Clyde Goodwin 1963-10-12 76.333 -- p 5-11 145 R R 1886-11-12 Athens,OH MLB 1906-1906 1906-1906
Bump Hadley 1963-02-15 58.224 -- p 5-11 190 R R 1904-07-05 Lynn,MA MLB 1926-1941 1926-1941
Don Hankins 1963-05-16 61.096 -- p 6-3 183 R R 1902-02-09 Pendleton,IN MLB 1927-1927 1927-1927
Harry Harper 1963-04-23 67.363 -- p 6-2 165 L L 1895-04-24 Hackensack,NJ MLB 1913-1923 1913-1923
Charlie Harris 1963-03-14 85.143 -- 3b 5-8 200 R R 1877-10-21 Macon,GA MLB 1899-1899 1899-1899
Slim Harriss 1963-09-19 66.280 -- p 6-6 180 R R 1896-12-11 Brownwood,TX MLB 1920-1928 1920-1928
Fred Herbert 1963-05-29 76.085 -- p 6-0 185 R R 1887-03-04 LaGrange,IL MLB 1915-1915 1915-1915
Bill Hinchman 1963-02-20 79.321 -- of 5-11 190 R R 1883-04-04 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1905-1920 1905-1920
Ed Hock 1963-11-21 64.238 -- of 5-10 165 L L 1899-03-27 Franklin Furnace,OH MLB 1924-1924 1924-1924
Marty Hopkins 1963-11-20 56.271 -- 3b 5-11 175 R R 1907-02-22 Wolfe City,TX MLB 1934-1935 1934-1935
Rogers Hornsby 1963-01-05 66.251 -- 2b 5-11 175 R R 1896-04-27 Winters,TX MLB 1915-1937 1915-1937
Bill Hughes 1963-02-25 66.097 -- p 5-10 155 R R 1896-11-18 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1921-1921 1921-1921
Newt Hunter 1963-10-26 83.293 -- 1b 6-0 180 R R 1880-01-05 Chillicothe,OH MLB 1911-1911 1911-1911
Johnny Hutchings 1963-04-27 47.012 Uremia p 6-2 250 B R 1916-04-14 Chicago,IL MLB 1940-1946 1940-1946
Ham Hyatt 1963-09-11 78.312 -- 1b-of 6-1 185 L R 1884-11-01 Buncombe County,NC MLB 1909-1918 1909-1918
Joe Jaeger 1963-12-13 68.284 -- p 6-1 190 R R 1895-03-03 St. Cloud,MN MLB 1920-1920 1920-1920
Dave Jolly 1963-05-27 38.224 -- p 6-0 165 R R 1924-10-14 Stony Point,NC MLB 1953-1957 1953-1957
Joe Judge 1963-03-11 68.289 -- 1b 5-8 155 L L 1894-05-25 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1915-1934 1915-1934
Ray Keating 1963-12-28 72.159 -- p 5-11 185 R R 1891-07-21 Bridgeport,CT MLB 1912-1919 1912-1919
Ren Kelly 1963-08-24 63.278 -- p 6-0 183 R R 1899-11-18 San Francisco,CA MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
Dickie Kerr 1963-05-04 69.304 -- p 5-7 155 L L 1893-07-03 St. Louis,MO MLB 1919-1925 1919-1925
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Bill Kinsler 1963-08-10 95.273 -- of -- -- -- -- 1867-11-09 New York,NY MLB 1893-1893 1893-1893
Bill Knickerbocker 1963-09-08 51.253 -- ss-2b 5-11 170 R R 1911-12-29 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1933-1942 1933-1942
Fritz Knothe 1963-03-27 59.330 -- 3b 5-10 180 R R 1903-05-01 Passaic,NJ MLB 1932-1933 1932-1933
Earl Kunz 1963-04-14 63.109 -- p 5-10 170 R R 1899-12-25 Sacramento,CA MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
Bill Lindsay 1963-07-14 82.138 -- 3b -- 165 L R 1881-02-24 Madison,NC MLB 1911-1911 1911-1911
Jim Lindsey 1963-10-25 65.273 -- p 6-1 175 R R 1898-01-24 Greensburg,LA MLB 1922-1937 1922-1937
Lefty Lorenzen 1963-03-05 70.050 -- p 5-10 164 L L 1893-01-12 Davenport,IA MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
Harl Maggert 1963-01-07 79.327 -- of 5-8 155 L R 1883-02-13 Cromwell,IN MLB 1907-1912 1907-1912
Al Mamaux 1963-01-02 68.216 -- p 6-0 168 R R 1894-05-30 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1913-1924 1913-1924
Lou Manske 1963-04-27 78.295 -- p 6-0 -- L L 1884-07-04 Milwaukee,WI MLB 1906-1906 1906-1906
Pryor McBee 1963-04-19 61.303 -- p 6-1 190 R L 1901-06-20 Blanco,OK MLB 1926-1926 1926-1926
Joe McDonald 1963-05-30 75.049 -- 3b 5-11 175 R R 1888-04-09 -- MLB 1910-1910 1910-1910
Dinny McNamara 1963-12-20 58.094 -- of 5-9 165 L R 1905-09-16 Lexington,MA MLB 1927-1928 1927-1928
Pat McNulty 1963-05-04 64.065 -- of 5-11 160 L R 1899-02-27 Cleveland,OH MLB 1922-1927 1922-1927
Lee Meadows 1963-01-29 68.200 -- p 6-0 190 L R 1894-07-12 Oxford,NC MLB 1915-1929 1915-1929
Ski Melillo 1963-11-14 64.101 -- 2b 5-8 150 R R 1899-08-04 Chicago,IL MLB 1926-1937 1926-1937
Irish Meusel 1963-03-01 69.264 -- of 5-11 178 R R 1893-06-09 Oakland,CA MLB 1914-1927 1914-1927
Ray Miner 1963-09-15 66.162 -- p 5-11 160 R L 1897-04-04 Glens Falls,NY MLB 1921-1921 1921-1921
Clarence Mitchell 1963-11-06 72.256 -- p 5-11 190 L L 1891-02-22 Franklin,NE MLB 1911-1932 1911-1932
Wilcy Moore 1963-03-29 65.312 -- p 6-0 195 R R 1897-05-20 Bonita,TX MLB 1927-1933 1927-1933
Earl Moseley 1963-07-01 78.295 -- p 5-9 168 R R 1884-09-07 Middleburg,OH MLB 1913-1916 1913-1916
Charlie Mullen 1963-06-06 74.081 -- 1b 5-10 155 R R 1889-03-15 Seattle,WA MLB 1910-1916 1910-1916
Johnny Niggeling 1963-09-16 55.348 -- p 6-0 170 R R 1907-10-03 Remsen,IA MLB 1938-1946 1938-1946
Rube Parnham 1963-11-25 69.296 -- p 6-3 185 R R 1894-02-01 Heidelberg,PA MLB 1916-1917 1916-1917
Cy Perkins 1963-10-02 67.216 -- c 5-10 158 R R 1896-02-27 Gloucester,MA MLB 1915-1934 1915-1934
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Ray Pierce 1963-05-04 65.331 -- p 5-7 156 L L 1897-06-06 Emporia,KS MLB 1924-1926 1924-1926
Emil Planeta 1963-02-02 54.001 -- p 6-0 190 R R 1909-01-31 Higganum,CT MLB 1931-1931 1931-1931
Harlin Pool 1963-02-15 54.339 -- of 5-10 195 L R 1908-03-12 Lakeport,CA MLB 1934-1935 1934-1935
Nellie Pott 1963-12-03 64.139 -- p 6-0 185 L L 1899-07-16 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1922-1922 1922-1922
Farmer Ray 1963-03-11 76.174 -- p 5-11 160 L R 1886-09-17 Fort Lyon,CO MLB 1910-1910 1910-1910
Skipper Roberts 1963-12-24 75.346 -- c 5-10 175 L R 1888-01-11 Wardner,ID MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
Luther Roy 1963-07-24 60.360 -- p 5-10 161 R R 1902-07-29 Ooltewah,TN MLB 1924-1929 1924-1929
Muddy Ruel 1963-11-13 67.265 -- c 5-9 150 R R 1896-02-20 St. Louis,MO MLB 1915-1934 1915-1934
Roy Sanders 1963-07-08 69.027 -- p 6-0 185 R R 1894-06-10 -- MLB 1918-1920 1918-1920
Dave Shean 1963-05-22 79.316 -- 2b 5-11 175 R R 1883-07-09 Arlington,MA MLB 1906-1919 1906-1919
Mike Simon 1963-06-10 80.057 -- c 5-11 188 R R 1883-04-13 Hayden,IN MLB 1909-1913 1909-1913
Earl Smith 1963-06-08 66.112 -- c 5-10 180 L R 1897-02-14 Hot Springs,AR MLB 1919-1930 1919-1930
Pete Standridge 1963-08-02 72.098 -- p 5-10 165 R R 1891-04-25 Black Diamond,WA MLB 1911-1915 1911-1915
Ray Starr 1963-02-09 56.292 -- p 6-1 178 R R 1906-04-23 Nowata,OK MLB 1932-1945 1932-1945
Ernie Sulik 1963-05-31 52.328 -- of 5-10 178 L L 1910-07-07 San Francisco,CA MLB 1936-1936 1936-1936
Myles Thomas 1963-12-12 66.049 -- p 5-9 170 R R 1897-10-22 State College,PA MLB 1926-1930 1926-1930
Lee Thompson 1963-02-17 64.355 -- p 6-1 185 L L 1898-02-26 Smithfield,UT MLB 1921-1921 1921-1921
Tommy Thompson 1963-01-16 73.069 -- p 5-9 170 R R 1889-11-07 Spring City,TN MLB 1912-1912 1912-1912
Happy Townsend 1963-12-21 84.255 -- p 6-0 190 R R 1879-04-09 Townsend,DE MLB 1901-1906 1901-1906
Ossie Vitt 1963-01-31 73.026 -- 3b 5-10 150 R R 1890-01-04 San Francisco,CA MLB 1912-1921 1912-1921
Tom Walsh 1963-03-16 78.014 -- c 5-11 170 R R 1885-02-28 Davenport,IA MLB 1906-1906 1906-1906
Hi West 1963-05-25 78.288 -- p 6-0 185 R R 1884-08-08 Roseville,IL MLB 1905-1911 1905-1911
Jack White 1963-09-30 85.253 -- of 5-6 -- R R 1878-01-19 Traders Point,IN MLB 1904-1904 1904-1904
Jimmy Wiggs 1963-01-20 86.139 -- p 6-4 200 B R 1876-09-01 Trondheim,NO MLB 1903-1906 1903-1992
Harry Williams 1963-12-21 73.180 -- 1b -- 200 R R 1890-06-23 Omaha,NE MLB 1913-1914 1913-1914
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Johnnie Williams 1963-09-08 74.052 -- p 6-0 180 R R 1889-07-16 Honolulu,HI MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
Larry Woodall 1963-05-16 68.293 -- c 5-9 165 R R 1894-07-26 Staunton,VA MLB 1920-1929 1920-1929
Red Worthington 1963-12-08 57.228 -- of 5-11 170 R R 1906-04-24 Alhambra,CA MLB 1931-1934 1931-1934
Jim Wright 1963-04-10 62.202 -- p 6-2 195 R R 1900-09-19 Hyde,EN MLB 1927-1928 1927-1928
Carl Zamloch 1963-08-19 73.316 -- p 6-1 176 R R 1889-10-06 Oakland,CA MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
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