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1966 MLB Season

1966 MLB Season

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world series Champion:
AL Rookie:
NL Rookie:
teams:
20
Players:
Attendance:
25,317,318
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playoff teams:
BAL, LAN
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1966 MLB Deaths
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player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Grady Adkins 1966-03-31 68.274 -- p 5-11 175 R R 1897-06-29 Jacksonville,AR MLB 1928-1929 1928-1929
Dick Barrett 1966-10-30 60.032 -- p 5-9 175 R R 1906-09-28 Mountoursville,PA MLB 1933-1945 1933-1945
Frank Bennett 1966-03-18 61.142 -- p 5-10 163 R R 1904-10-27 Mardela Springs,MD MLB 1927-1928 1927-1928
Earl Blackburn 1966-08-03 73.274 -- c 5-11 180 R R 1892-11-01 Leesville,OH MLB 1912-1917 1912-1917
Bill Bolden 1966-12-08 73.212 -- p 6-4 200 R R 1893-05-09 Dandridge,TN MLB 1919-1919 1919-1919
Garland Braxton 1966-02-25 65.260 -- p 5-11 152 B L 1900-06-10 Snow Camp,NC MLB 1921-1933 1921-1933
Rube Bressler 1966-11-07 72.014 -- of 6-0 187 R L 1894-10-23 Coder,PA MLB 1914-1932 1914-1932
Jumbo Brown 1966-10-02 59.155 -- p 6-4 295 R R 1907-04-30 Greene,RI MLB 1925-1941 1925-1941
George Burns 1966-08-15 76.263 -- of 5-7 160 R R 1889-11-24 Utica,NY MLB 1911-1925 1911-1925
Joe Casey 1966-06-02 78.290 -- c 5-9 180 R R 1887-08-15 Boston,MA MLB 1909-1918 1909-1918
Pug Cavet 1966-08-04 76.220 -- p 6-3 176 L L 1889-12-26 McGregor,TX MLB 1911-1915 1911-1915
Rex Cecil 1966-10-30 50.021 -- p 6-3 195 L R 1916-10-08 Lindsay,OK MLB 1944-1945 1944-1945
Jack Coffey 1966-02-14 79.016 -- ss-2b 5-11 178 R R 1887-01-28 New York,NY MLB 1909-1918 1909-1918
Ralph Comstock 1966-09-13 75.292 -- p 5-10 168 R R 1890-11-24 Sylvania,OH MLB 1913-1918 1913-1918
Tom Connolly 1966-05-14 73.134 -- 3b-of 5-11 175 L R 1892-12-30 Boston,MA MLB 1915-1915 1915-1915
Dick Cox 1966-06-01 68.243 Heart attack of 5-7 158 R R 1897-09-30 Pasadena,CA MLB 1925-1926 1925-1926
Bill Cronin 1966-10-26 63.304 -- c 5-9 167 R R 1902-12-26 West Newton,MA MLB 1928-1931 1928-1931
Art Decatur 1966-04-25 72.100 -- p 6-1 190 R R 1894-01-14 Cleveland,OH MLB 1922-1927 1922-1927
Flame Delhi 1966-05-09 73.184 -- p 6-2 198 R R 1892-11-05 Harqua Hala,AZ MLB 1912-1912 1912-1912
Al DeVormer 1966-08-29 75.009 -- c 6-0 175 R R 1891-08-19 Grand Rapids,MI MLB 1918-1927 1918-1927
Sam Dodge 1966-04-05 76.116 -- p 6-1 170 R R 1889-12-09 Neath,PA MLB 1921-1922 1921-1922
Pat Donahue 1966-01-31 81.083 -- c 6-0 175 R R 1884-11-08 Springfield,OH MLB 1908-1910 1908-1910
Chuck Dressen 1966-08-10 67.323 -- 3b 5-5 146 R R 1898-09-20 Decatur,IL MLB 1925-1933 1925-1933
Oscar Dugey 1966-01-01 78.067 -- 2b-of 5-8 160 R R 1887-10-25 Palestine,TX MLB 1913-1920 1913-1920
Bob Elliott 1966-05-04 49.159 -- 3b-of 6-0 185 R R 1916-11-26 San Francisco,CA MLB 1939-1953 1939-1953
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Cliff Fannin 1966-12-11 42.211 -- p 6-0 170 L R 1924-05-13 Louisa,KY MLB 1945-1952 1945-1952
Doc Farrell 1966-12-20 64.359 -- ss-2b 5-8 160 R R 1901-12-26 Johnson City,NY MLB 1925-1935 1925-1935
Lou Finney 1966-04-22 55.252 -- of-1b 6-0 180 L R 1910-08-13 Buffalo,NY MLB 1931-1947 1931-1947
Pete Fox 1966-07-05 57.119 -- of 5-11 165 R R 1909-03-08 Evansville,IN MLB 1933-1945 1933-1945
Fred Fussell 1966-10-23 71.015 -- p 5-10 155 L L 1895-10-07 Sheridan,MO MLB 1922-1929 1922-1929
John Gaddy 1966-05-03 52.087 -- p 6-0 182 R R 1914-02-05 Wadesboro,NC MLB 1938-1938 1938-1938
Gussie Gannon 1966-04-12 92.136 -- p 5-11 154 L L 1873-11-26 Erie,PA MLB 1895-1895 1895-1895
Chappie Geygan 1966-03-15 62.285 -- ss 5-11 170 R R 1903-06-03 Ironton,OH MLB 1924-1926 1924-1926
Patsy Gharrity 1966-10-10 74.209 -- c-1b 5-10 170 R R 1892-03-13 Parnell,IA MLB 1916-1930 1916-1930
Lee Gooch 1966-05-18 76.083 -- of 6-0 190 R R 1890-02-23 Oxford,NC MLB 1915-1917 1915-1917
Hank Gowdy 1966-08-01 76.341 -- c 6-2 182 R R 1889-08-24 Columbus,OH MLB 1910-1930 1910-1930
Tom Gulley 1966-11-24 66.333 -- of 5-11 178 L R 1899-12-25 Garner,NC MLB 1923-1926 1923-1926
Harry Hanson 1966-10-05 70.260 -- c 5-11 -- R R 1896-01-17 Elgin,IL MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
Joe Harris 1966-04-12 84.069 -- p 6-1 198 R R 1882-02-01 Melrose,MA MLB 1905-1907 1905-1907
Arnold Hauser 1966-05-22 77.238 -- ss 5-6 145 R R 1888-09-25 Chicago,IL MLB 1910-1913 1910-1913
Harry Hedgpeth 1966-07-30 77.328 -- p 6-1 194 L L 1888-09-04 Fayetteville,NC MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
Bernie Henderson 1966-06-06 67.054 -- p 5-9 175 R R 1899-04-12 Douglassville,TX MLB 1921-1921 1921-1921
Bill Henderson 1966-10-06 64.336 -- p 6-0 190 R R 1901-11-04 Pensacola,FL MLB 1930-1930 1930-1930
Elmer Johnson 1966-10-31 82.139 -- c 5-9 185 R R 1884-06-12 Beard,IN MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
Sam Jones 1966-07-06 73.344 -- p 6-0 170 R R 1892-07-26 Woodsfield,OH MLB 1914-1935 1914-1935
Maury Kent 1966-04-19 80.213 -- p 6-0 168 R R 1885-09-17 Marshalltown,IA MLB 1912-1913 1912-1913
Marty Krug 1966-06-27 77.289 -- 3b-2b 5-9 165 R R 1888-09-10 Coblenz,GE MLB 1912-1922 1912-1922
Mike Loan 1966-11-21 72.054 -- c 5-11 185 R R 1894-09-27 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1912-1912 1912-1912
Lee Magee 1966-03-14 76.282 -- of-2b 5-11 165 B R 1889-06-04 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1911-1919 1911-1919
Rolla Mapel 1966-04-06 76.027 -- p 5-11 165 L L 1890-03-09 Lee's Summit,MO MLB 1919-1919 1919-1919
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Bill McCabe 1966-09-02 73.308 -- of-ss 5-9 180 B R 1892-10-28 Chicago,IL MLB 1918-1920 1918-1920
Stover McIlwain 1966-01-15 26.115 -- p 6-2 195 R R 1939-09-22 Savannah,GA MLB 1957-1958 1957-1958
Marty McManus 1966-02-18 65.341 -- 2b-3b 5-10 160 R R 1900-03-14 Chicago,IL MLB 1920-1934 1920-1934
Herb McQuaid 1966-04-04 67.005 -- p 6-2 185 R R 1899-03-29 San Francisco,CA MLB 1923-1926 1923-1926
Bing Miller 1966-05-07 71.249 Hit by car of 6-0 185 R R 1894-08-30 Vinton,IA MLB 1921-1936 1921-1936
Hack Miller 1966-11-21 53.281 -- c 5-11 215 R R 1913-02-13 Celeste,TX MLB 1944-1945 1944-1945
Mike Milosevich 1966-02-03 51.021 -- ss 5-10 172 R R 1915-01-13 Zeigler,IL MLB 1944-1945 1944-1945
Roy Moran 1966-07-18 81.303 -- of 5-8 155 R R 1884-09-17 Vincennes,IN MLB 1912-1912 1912-1912
Lew Moren 1966-11-02 83.089 -- p 5-11 150 R R 1883-08-04 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1903-1910 1903-1910
Johnny Morrison 1966-03-20 70.148 -- p 5-11 188 R R 1895-10-22 Pellville,KY MLB 1920-1930 1920-1930
Jake Munch 1966-06-08 75.203 -- of-1b 6-2 170 L L 1890-11-16 Morton,PA MLB 1918-1918 1918-1918
Rollie Naylor 1966-06-18 74.133 -- p 6-1 180 R R 1892-02-04 Krum,TX MLB 1917-1924 1917-1924
Tex Neuer 1966-01-14 88.219 -- p 5-8 -- L L 1877-06-08 Fremont,OH MLB 1907-1907 1907-1907
Joel Newkirk 1966-01-22 69.265 -- p 6-0 180 R R 1896-05-01 Kyana,IN MLB 1919-1920 1919-1920
Jack Niemes 1966-03-04 46.136 -- p 6-1 180 R L 1919-10-19 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1943-1943 1943-1943
George O'Brien 1966-03-24 76.139 -- c 6-0 185 R R 1889-11-04 Cleveland,OH MLB 1915-1915 1915-1915
Gene Paulette 1966-02-08 74.257 -- 1b-2b 6-0 150 R R 1891-05-26 Centralia,IL MLB 1911-1920 1911-1920
Alex Pearson 1966-10-30 89.234 -- p -- 160 R R 1877-03-09 Greensboro,PA MLB 1902-1903 1902-1903
Jack Peerson 1966-10-23 56.056 -- ss 5-11 175 R R 1910-08-28 Brunswick,GA MLB 1935-1936 1935-1936
Parson Perryman 1966-09-12 77.322 -- p 6-4 193 R R 1888-10-24 Everett Springs,GA MLB 1915-1915 1915-1915
Jesse Purnell 1966-07-04 85.053 -- 3b 5-5 140 L R 1881-05-11 Glenside,PA MLB 1904-1904 1904-1904
Finners Quinlan 1966-02-17 78.118 -- of 5-8 154 L L 1887-10-21 Scranton,PA MLB 1913-1915 1913-1915
Goldie Rapp 1966-07-01 74.144 -- 3b 5-10 165 B R 1892-02-06 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1921-1923 1921-1923
Andy Reese 1966-01-10 61.338 -- of-3b 5-11 180 R R 1904-02-07 Tupelo,MS MLB 1927-1930 1927-1930
Aaron Robinson 1966-03-09 50.259 -- c 6-2 205 L R 1915-06-23 Lancaster,SC MLB 1943-1951 1943-1951
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Ray Rolling 1966-08-25 79.350 -- 2b 5-10 160 L R 1886-09-08 Martinsburg,MO MLB 1912-1912 1912-1912
William Rumler 1966-05-26 75.059 -- c-of 6-1 190 R R 1891-03-27 Milford,NE MLB 1914-1917 1914-1917
Bobby Schang 1966-08-29 79.264 -- c 5-7 165 R R 1886-12-07 Wales Center,NY MLB 1914-1927 1914-1927
Red Smith 1966-10-11 76.187 -- 3b 5-11 165 R R 1890-04-06 Greenville,SC MLB 1911-1919 1911-1919
Mose Solomon 1966-06-25 65.199 -- of 5-9 180 L L 1900-12-08 New York,NY MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
Elmer Steele 1966-03-09 79.295 -- p 5-11 200 B R 1886-05-17 Muitzeskill,NY MLB 1907-1911 1907-1911
Jim Stevens 1966-09-25 77.030 -- p 5-11 180 R R 1889-08-25 Williamsburg,MD MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
Lil Stoner 1966-06-26 67.117 -- p 5-9 180 R R 1899-02-28 Bowie,TX MLB 1922-1931 1922-1931
Bill Stumpf 1966-02-14 73.329 -- ss-2b 6-0 175 R R 1892-03-21 Baltimore,MD MLB 1912-1913 1912-1913
John Sullivan 1966-04-01 76.010 -- of 5-11 180 R R 1890-03-21 Williamsport,PA MLB 1920-1921 1920-1921
Homer Summa 1966-01-29 67.086 -- of 5-10 170 L R 1898-11-03 Gentry,MO MLB 1920-1930 1920-1930
Bob Swift 1966-10-17 51.225 -- c 5-11 180 R R 1915-03-06 Salina,KS MLB 1940-1953 1940-1953
Mike Tresh 1966-10-04 52.223 -- c 5-11 170 R R 1914-02-23 Hazleton,PA MLB 1938-1949 1938-1949
Hippo Vaughn 1966-05-29 78.048 -- p 6-4 215 B L 1888-04-09 Weatherford,TX MLB 1908-1921 1908-1921
Rip Vowinkel 1966-07-13 81.236 -- p 5-10 195 R R 1884-11-18 Oswego,NY MLB 1905-1905 1905-1905
Bill Walker 1966-06-14 62.250 -- p 6-0 175 R L 1903-10-07 East St. Louis,IL MLB 1927-1936 1927-1936
Dick Ward 1966-05-30 57.009 -- p 6-1 198 R R 1909-05-21 Herrick,SD MLB 1934-1935 1934-1935
Denney Wilie 1966-06-20 75.270 -- of 5-8 155 L L 1890-09-22 Mount Calm,TX MLB 1911-1915 1911-1915
Joe Willis 1966-12-04 76.238 -- p 6-1 185 R L 1890-04-09 Coal Grove,OH MLB 1911-1913 1911-1913
Frank Withrow 1966-09-05 75.082 -- c 5-11 187 R R 1891-06-14 Greenwood,MO MLB 1920-1922 1920-1922
Elmer Yoter 1966-07-26 66.029 -- 3b 5-7 155 R R 1900-06-26 Plainfield,PA MLB 1921-1927 1921-1927
Herman Young 1966-12-13 80.242 -- 3b-ss 5-8 155 R R 1886-04-14 Boston,MA MLB 1911-1911 1911-1911
Sam Zoldak 1966-08-25 47.260 -- p 5-11 185 L L 1918-12-08 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1944-1952 1944-1952
98 record(s)