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player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Bob Adams 1970-03-06 63.045 -- p 6-0 165 R R 1907-01-20 Birmingham,AL MLB 1931-1932 1931-1932
Spencer Adams 1970-11-24 72.155 -- 2b-3b 5-9 158 L R 1898-06-21 Layton,UT MLB 1923-1927 1923-1927
Ivy Andrews 1970-11-24 63.202 -- p 6-1 200 R R 1907-05-06 Dora,AL MLB 1931-1938 1931-1938
Orie Arntzen 1970-01-28 60.102 -- p 6-1 200 R R 1909-10-18 Cedar Rapids,IA MLB 1943-1943 1943-1943
Casper Asbjornson 1970-01-21 60.216 -- c 6-1 196 R R 1909-06-19 Concord,MA MLB 1928-1932 1928-1932
Everett Bankston 1970-02-26 76.276 -- of 5-11 180 L R 1893-05-25 Barnesville,GA MLB 1915-1915 1915-1915
Ray Bates 1970-08-15 80.187 -- 3b 6-0 165 R R 1890-02-08 Paterson,NJ MLB 1913-1917 1913-1917
George Baumgardner 1970-12-13 79.143 -- p 5-11 178 L R 1891-07-22 Barboursville,WV MLB 1912-1916 1912-1916
Dick Brown 1970-04-17 35.090 -- c 6-3 190 R R 1935-01-17 Shinnston,WV MLB 1957-1965 1957-1965
Andy Bruckmiller 1970-01-12 88.010 -- p 5-11 175 R R 1882-01-01 McKeesport,PA MLB 1905-1905 1905-1905
Tom Carey 1970-02-21 63.133 -- 2b-ss 5-8 170 R R 1906-10-11 Hoboken,NJ MLB 1935-1946 1935-1946
John Churry 1970-02-08 69.074 -- c 5-9 172 R R 1900-11-26 Johnstown,PA MLB 1924-1927 1924-1927
Webbo Clarke 1970-06-14 42.005 -- p 6-0 165 L L 1928-06-08 Colon,PN MLB 1955-1955 1955-1955
Ripper Collins 1970-04-15 66.015 -- 1b 5-9 165 B L 1904-03-30 Altoona,PA MLB 1931-1941 1931-1941
Dick Conger 1970-02-16 48.319 -- p 6-0 185 R R 1921-04-03 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1940-1943 1940-1943
Bill Conroy 1970-01-23 71.013 -- 3b-1b 5-8 160 R R 1899-01-09 Chicago,IL MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
Ed Corey 1970-09-17 71.065 -- p 6-0 170 R R 1899-07-13 Chicago,IL MLB 1918-1918 1918-1918
Ed Crowley 1970-04-14 63.237 -- 3b 6-1 180 R R 1906-08-20 Watkinsville,GA MLB 1928-1928 1928-1928
Mike Cvengros 1970-08-02 68.244 -- p 5-8 159 L L 1901-12-01 Pana,IL MLB 1922-1929 1922-1929
Dave Danforth 1970-09-19 80.195 -- p 6-0 167 L L 1890-03-07 Granger,TX MLB 1911-1925 1911-1925
Chubby Dean 1970-12-21 54.118 -- p 5-11 181 L L 1916-08-24 Mount Airy,NC MLB 1936-1943 1936-1943
Art Delaney 1970-05-02 75.116 -- p 5-10 178 R R 1895-01-05 Chicago,IL MLB 1924-1929 1924-1929
Cal Dorsett 1970-10-22 57.134 Heart attack p 6-0 180 R R 1913-06-10 Lone Oak,TX MLB 1940-1947 1940-1947
Mal Eason 1970-04-16 91.033 -- p 6-0 175 R R 1879-03-13 Brookville,PA MLB 1900-1906 1900-1906
Paul Edmondson 1970-02-13 27.001 -- p 6-5 195 R R 1943-02-12 Kansas City,KS MLB 1969-1969 1969-1969
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Jumbo Elliott 1970-01-07 69.077 -- p 6-3 235 R L 1900-10-22 St. Louis,MO MLB 1923-1934 1923-1934
Reuben Ewing 1970-10-05 70.308 -- ss 5-4 150 R R 1899-11-30 Odessa,RU MLB 1921-1921 1921-1921
Jack Farmer 1970-05-21 77.310 Metastatic Lung Carcinoma 2b-of 6-0 180 R R 1892-07-14 Granville,TN MLB 1916-1918 1916-1918
Jack Flater 1970-03-20 89.178 -- p 5-10 175 R R 1880-09-22 Sandymount,MD MLB 1908-1908 1908-1908
Gene Ford 1970-09-07 58.075 -- p 6-2 195 R R 1912-06-23 Fort Dodge,IA MLB 1936-1938 1936-1938
Harvey Freeman 1970-01-10 72.018 -- p 5-10 160 R R 1897-12-22 Mottville,MI MLB 1921-1921 1921-1921
Cy Fried 1970-10-10 73.078 -- p 5-11 150 L L 1897-07-23 San Antonio,TX MLB 1920-1920 1920-1920
Miguel Fuentes 1970-01-29 23.264 -- p 6-0 160 R R 1946-05-10 Loiza Aldea,PR MLB 1969-1969 1969-1969
Les Fusselman 1970-05-21 49.075 -- c 6-1 195 R R 1921-03-07 Pryor,OK MLB 1952-1953 1952-1953
Chick Gagnon 1970-04-30 72.214 -- ss-3b 5-7 158 R R 1897-09-27 Milbury,MA MLB 1922-1924 1922-1924
Chick Gandil 1970-12-13 83.327 -- 1b 6-1 190 R R 1887-01-19 St. Paul,MN MLB 1910-1919 1910-1919
Doc Gautreau 1970-08-23 69.028 -- 2b 5-4 129 R R 1901-07-26 Cambridge,MA MLB 1925-1928 1925-1928
Ed Gerner 1970-05-15 72.296 -- p 5-8 175 L L 1897-07-22 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1919-1919 1919-1919
Paul Gillespie 1970-08-11 49.327 -- c 6-3 195 L R 1920-09-18 Sugar Valley,GA MLB 1942-1945 1942-1945
Jimmy Grant 1970-07-08 51.275 -- 3b-2b 5-8 166 L R 1918-10-06 Racine,WI MLB 1942-1944 1942-1944
Harvey Green 1970-07-24 55.165 -- p 6-2 185 B R 1915-02-09 Kenosha,WI MLB 1935-1935 1935-1935
Harvey Grubb 1970-01-25 79.128 -- p-3b 6-0 165 R R 1890-09-18 Lexington,NC MLB 1912-1912 1912-1912
Jim Haislip 1970-01-22 78.170 -- p 6-1 186 R R 1891-08-04 Farmersville,TX MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
Herb Hall 1970-07-01 77.025 -- p 6-4 220 B R 1893-06-05 Steeleville,IL MLB 1918-1918 1918-1918
Lee Handley 1970-04-08 56.251 -- 3b-2b 5-7 160 R R 1913-07-31 Clarion,IA MLB 1936-1947 1936-1947
Joe Heving 1970-04-11 69.221 -- p 6-1 185 R R 1900-09-02 Covington,KY MLB 1930-1945 1930-1945
Herbert Hill 1970-09-01 79.012 -- p 5-11 175 R R 1891-08-19 Hutchins,TX MLB 1915-1915 1915-1915
Herman Hill 1970-12-14 25.063 -- of 6-2 190 L R 1945-10-12 Tuskegee,AL MLB 1969-1970 1969-1970
Oliver Hill 1970-09-20 60.339 -- h 5-11 178 L R 1909-10-16 Powder Springs,GA MLB 1939-1939 1939-1939
Dave Hoskins 1970-04-02 44.242 -- p 6-1 180 L R 1925-08-03 Greenwood,MS MLB 1953-1954 1953-1954
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Johnny Hudson 1970-11-07 58.129 -- 2b-ss 5-10 160 R R 1912-06-30 Bryan,TX MLB 1936-1945 1936-1945
Herb Hunter 1970-07-25 73.211 Lung disease 3b-of 6-0 165 L R 1896-12-25 Boston,MA MLB 1916-1921 1916-1921
Red Juelich 1970-12-25 54.095 -- 2b 5-11 170 R R 1916-09-20 St. Louis,MO MLB 1939-1939 1939-1939
Red Kellett 1970-11-03 61.111 -- ss-2b 6-0 185 R R 1909-07-15 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1934-1934 1934-1934
Bill Kerksieck 1970-03-11 56.095 -- p 6-1 183 R R 1913-12-06 Ulm,AR MLB 1939-1939 1939-1939
Kurt Krieger 1970-08-16 43.334 -- p 6-3 212 R R 1926-09-16 Traisen,AS MLB 1949-1951 1949-1951
Bill Lamar 1970-05-24 73.063 -- of 6-1 185 L R 1897-03-21 Rockville,MD MLB 1917-1927 1917-1927
Fred Lamline 1970-09-20 83.036 -- p 5-11 171 R R 1887-08-14 Port Huron,MI MLB 1912-1915 1912-1915
Bobby LaMotte 1970-11-02 72.259 -- ss-3b 5-11 160 R R 1898-02-15 Savannah,GA MLB 1920-1926 1920-1926
Sam Lanford 1970-09-14 84.248 -- p 5-9 155 R R 1886-01-08 Woodruff,SC MLB 1907-1907 1907-1907
Bill Leard 1970-01-15 84.092 -- 2b 5-10 155 R R 1885-10-14 Oneida,NY MLB 1917-1917 1917-1917
Lefty Leifield 1970-10-10 87.034 -- p 6-1 165 L L 1883-09-05 Trenton,IL MLB 1905-1920 1905-1920
Jim Levey 1970-03-14 63.182 -- ss -- 154 B R 1906-09-13 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1930-1933 1930-1933
Jimmie Long 1970-09-14 72.076 -- c 5-11 160 R R 1898-06-29 Fort Dodge,IA MLB 1922-1922 1922-1922
Johnny Lucas 1970-10-31 67.263 -- of 5-10 186 R L 1903-02-10 Glen Carbon,IL MLB 1931-1932 1931-1932
Howard Maple 1970-11-09 67.112 -- c 5-7 175 L R 1903-07-20 Adrian,MO MLB 1932-1932 1932-1932
Wedo Martini 1970-10-28 57.119 -- p 5-10 165 R R 1913-07-01 Birmingham,AL MLB 1935-1935 1935-1935
Dick Mauney 1970-02-06 50.011 -- p 5-11 164 R R 1920-01-26 Concord,NC MLB 1945-1947 1945-1947
Jakie May 1970-06-03 74.189 -- p 5-8 178 R L 1895-11-25 Youngsville,NC MLB 1917-1932 1917-1932
Paul McCullough 1970-11-07 72.101 -- p 5-9 190 R R 1898-07-28 New Castle,PA MLB 1929-1929 1929-1929
Hal McKain 1970-01-24 63.198 -- p 5-11 185 L R 1906-07-10 Logan,IA MLB 1927-1932 1927-1932
Johnny Meador 1970-04-11 77.127 -- p 5-10 165 R R 1892-12-04 Madison,NC MLB 1920-1920 1920-1920
Rufus Meadows 1970-05-10 62.258 -- p 5-11 175 L L 1907-08-25 Chase City,VA MLB 1926-1926 1926-1926
Ed Mensor 1970-04-20 83.163 -- of 5-6 145 B R 1886-11-07 Rogue River,OR MLB 1912-1914 1912-1914
Fred Mitchell 1970-10-13 92.129 -- p 5-9 185 R R 1878-06-05 Cambridge,MA MLB 1901-1913 1901-1913
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
George Mohart 1970-10-02 78.208 -- p 5-9 165 R R 1892-03-06 Buffalo,NY MLB 1920-1921 1920-1921
Leo Moon 1970-08-25 71.063 -- p 5-11 165 R L 1899-06-22 Bellemont,NC MLB 1932-1932 1932-1932
Charley Moore 1970-07-29 85.239 -- ss-3b 5-10 160 R R 1884-12-01 -- MLB 1912-1912 1912-1912
Jake Mooty 1970-04-20 57.007 -- p 5-10 170 R R 1913-04-13 Mislap,TX MLB 1936-1944 1936-1944
Johnny Mostil 1970-12-10 74.190 -- of 5-8 168 R R 1896-06-01 Chicago,IL MLB 1918-1929 1918-1929
Johnny Murphy 1970-01-14 61.184 -- p 6-2 190 R R 1908-07-14 New York,NY MLB 1932-1947 1932-1947
Ed Murray 1970-11-08 75.183 -- ss 5-6 145 R R 1895-05-08 Mystic,CT MLB 1917-1917 1917-1917
Alex Mustaikis 1970-01-17 60.297 -- p 6-3 180 R R 1909-03-26 Chelsea,MA MLB 1940-1940 1940-1940
Lou Novikoff 1970-09-30 54.353 -- of 5-10 185 R R 1915-10-12 Glendale,AZ MLB 1941-1946 1941-1946
Heinie Odom 1970-08-31 69.322 -- 3b 6-0 170 B R 1900-10-13 Rusk,TX MLB 1925-1925 1925-1925
Andy Oyler 1970-10-24 90.170 -- 3b 5-6 138 R R 1880-05-05 Newville,PA MLB 1902-1902 1902-1902
Doc Ozmer 1970-12-28 69.217 -- p 5-10 185 R R 1901-05-25 Atlanta,GA MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
Emilio Palmero 1970-07-15 75.031 -- p 5-11 157 L L 1895-06-13 Guanabacoa,CU MLB 1915-1928 1915-1928
Hank Patterson 1970-09-30 63.075 -- c 5-11 170 R R 1907-07-17 San Francisco,CA MLB 1932-1932 1932-1932
Urbane Pickering 1970-05-13 70.343 -- 3b 5-10 180 R R 1899-06-03 Hoxie,KS MLB 1931-1932 1931-1932
Whitey Platt 1970-07-27 49.340 -- of 6-2 195 R R 1920-08-21 West Palm Beach,FL MLB 1942-1949 1942-1949
Carl Ray 1970-04-03 81.061 -- p 5-11 170 L L 1889-01-31 Danbury,NC MLB 1915-1916 1915-1916
Marshall Renfroe 1970-12-10 34.198 -- p 6-0 180 L L 1936-05-25 Century,FL MLB 1959-1959 1959-1959
Ross Reynolds 1970-06-23 82.306 -- p 6-2 185 R R 1887-08-20 Barksdale,TX MLB 1914-1915 1914-1915
Jack Richardson 1970-01-18 78.106 -- p 6-3 197 B R 1891-10-03 Central City,IL MLB 1915-1916 1915-1916
Lee Riley 1970-09-13 64.024 -- of 6-1 185 L R 1906-08-20 Princeton,NE MLB 1944-1944 1944-1944
Dave Robertson 1970-11-05 81.040 -- of 6-0 186 L L 1889-09-25 Portsmouth,VA MLB 1912-1922 1912-1922
Sherry Robertson 1970-10-23 51.295 -- of-2b 6-0 180 L R 1919-01-01 Montreal,QC MLB 1940-1952 1940-1952
Eddie Rommel 1970-08-26 72.346 -- p 6-2 197 R R 1897-09-13 Baltimore,MD MLB 1920-1932 1920-1932
Nap Rucker 1970-12-19 86.078 -- p 5-11 190 R L 1884-09-30 Crabapple,GA MLB 1907-1916 1907-1916
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Dutch Ruether 1970-05-16 76.244 -- p 6-1 180 L L 1893-09-13 Alameda,CA MLB 1917-1927 1917-1927
Ray Schalk 1970-05-19 77.279 -- c 5-9 165 R R 1892-08-12 Harvel,IL MLB 1912-1929 1912-1929
Red Shannon 1970-04-12 73.059 -- 2b-ss 5-11 170 B R 1897-02-11 Jersey City,NJ MLB 1915-1926 1915-1926
Joe Shaute 1970-02-21 70.203 -- p 6-0 190 L L 1899-08-01 Peckville,PA MLB 1922-1934 1922-1934
Harry Shriver 1970-01-21 73.140 -- p 6-2 180 R R 1896-09-02 Wadestown,WV MLB 1922-1923 1922-1923
Ben Spencer 1970-09-01 80.108 -- of 5-8 160 L L 1890-05-15 Patapsco,MD MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
Brad Springer 1970-01-04 65.240 -- p 6-0 155 L L 1904-05-09 Detroit,MI MLB 1925-1926 1925-1926
Freddy Spurgeon 1970-11-05 70.026 -- 2b-3b 5-11 160 R R 1900-10-09 Wabash,IN MLB 1924-1927 1924-1927
Jack Stansbury 1970-12-26 85.019 -- 3b 5-9 165 R R 1885-12-06 Phillipsburg,NJ MLB 1918-1918 1918-1918
Gene Steinbrenner 1970-04-25 77.158 -- 2b 5-8 155 R R 1892-11-17 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1912-1912 1912-1912
Sailor Stroud 1970-04-11 84.330 -- p 6-0 160 R R 1885-05-15 Ironia,NJ MLB 1910-1916 1910-1916
Johnny Stuart 1970-05-13 69.016 -- p 5-11 170 R R 1901-04-27 Clinton,TN MLB 1922-1925 1922-1925
Doug Taitt 1970-12-12 68.131 -- of 6-0 176 L R 1902-08-03 Bay City,MI MLB 1928-1932 1928-1932
Frosty Thomas 1970-03-18 88.298 -- p 6-0 185 R R 1881-05-23 Faucett,MO MLB 1905-1905 1905-1905
Walt Tragesser 1970-12-14 83.182 -- c 6-0 175 R R 1887-06-14 Lafayette,IN MLB 1915-1920 1915-1920
Willie Underhill 1970-10-26 66.049 -- p 6-2 185 R R 1904-09-06 Yowell,TX MLB 1927-1928 1927-1928
Ollie Voigt 1970-04-07 70.067 -- p 6-1 170 L R 1900-01-29 Wheaton,IL MLB 1924-1924 1924-1924
George Watkins 1970-06-01 69.362 -- of 6-0 175 L R 1900-06-04 Freestone County,TX MLB 1930-1936 1930-1936
Orlie Weaver 1970-11-28 84.176 -- p 6-0 180 R R 1886-06-04 Newport,KY MLB 1910-1911 1910-1911
Biggs Wehde 1970-09-21 63.302 -- p 5-10 180 R R 1906-11-23 Holstein,IA MLB 1930-1931 1930-1931
Jimmy Welshwhite 1970-10-30 68.021 -- of 6-1 174 L R 1902-10-09 Denver,CO MLB 1925-1930 1925-1930
Charlie Wilson 1970-12-19 65.340 -- 3b 5-10 178 B R 1905-01-13 Clinton,SC MLB 1931-1935 1931-1935
Jim Winford 1970-12-16 61.068 -- p 6-1 180 R R 1909-10-09 Shelbyville,TN MLB 1932-1938 1932-1938
Harry Wolter 1970-07-07 85.360 -- of 5-10 175 L L 1884-07-11 Monterey,CA MLB 1907-1917 1907-1917
Yats Wuestling 1970-04-26 66.190 -- ss 5-11 167 R R 1903-10-18 St. Louis,MO MLB 1929-1930 1929-1930
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Joe Wyatt 1970-12-05 70.242 -- of 6-1 175 R R 1900-04-06 Petersburg,IN MLB 1924-1924 1924-1924
Rudy York 1970-02-05 56.172 -- 1b 6-1 209 R R 1913-08-17 Ragland,AL MLB 1934-1948 1934-1948
Tony York 1970-04-18 57.142 -- ss-3b 5-10 165 R R 1912-11-27 Irene,TX MLB 1944-1944 1944-1944
Zip Zabel 1970-05-31 79.101 -- p 6-1 185 R R 1891-02-18 Wetmore,KS MLB 1913-1915 1913-1915
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