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1973 MLB Season

1973 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
Cliff Aberson 1973-06-23 51.299 -- of 6-0 200 R R 1921-08-28 Chicago,IL MLB 1947-1949 1947-1949
Scotty Alcock 1973-01-30 87.061 -- 3b 5-9 160 R R 1885-11-29 Wooster,OH MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
Vic Aldridge 1973-04-17 79.173 -- p 5-9 175 R R 1893-10-25 Indian Springs,IN MLB 1917-1928 1917-1928
Jesse Altenburg 1973-03-12 80.068 -- of 5-9 158 L R 1893-01-02 Ashley,MI MLB 1916-1917 1916-1917
Lore Bader 1973-06-02 85.035 -- p 6-0 175 L R 1888-04-27 Bader,IL MLB 1912-1918 1912-1918
Gene Bailey 1973-11-14 79.353 -- of 5-8 160 R R 1893-11-25 Pearsall,TX MLB 1917-1924 1917-1924
Del Baker 1973-09-11 81.130 -- c 5-11 176 R R 1892-05-03 Sherwood,OR MLB 1914-1916 1914-1916
Irv Bartling 1973-06-12 58.350 -- ss 6-0 175 R R 1914-06-27 Bay City,MI MLB 1938-1938 1938-1938
Vince Barton 1973-09-13 65.225 -- of 6-0 180 L R 1908-02-01 Edmonton,AB MLB 1931-1932 1931-1932
George Beck 1973-10-29 83.249 -- p 5-11 165 R R 1890-02-21 South Bend,IN MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
Lou Bevil 1973-02-01 50.066 -- p 5-11 190 B R 1922-11-27 Nelson,IL MLB 1942-1942 1942-1942
Jim Bishop 1973-09-20 75.234 -- p 6-0 195 R R 1898-01-28 Montgomery City,MO MLB 1923-1924 1923-1924
Rivington Bisland 1973-01-11 82.327 -- ss 5-9 155 R R 1890-02-17 New York,NY MLB 1912-1914 1912-1914
Clarence Blethen 1973-04-11 79.273 -- p 5-11 165 L R 1893-07-11 Dover-Foxcroft,ME MLB 1923-1929 1923-1929
Bernie Boland 1973-09-12 81.234 -- p 5-8 168 R R 1892-01-21 Rochester,NY MLB 1915-1921 1915-1921
Al Brazle 1973-10-24 60.005 -- p 6-2 185 L L 1913-10-19 Loyal,OK MLB 1943-1954 1943-1954
Jim Breton 1973-05-30 81.319 -- 3b 5-10 178 R R 1891-07-15 Chicago,IL MLB 1913-1915 1913-1915
Ray Callahan 1973-01-23 81.147 -- p 5-10 170 L L 1891-08-29 Ashland,WI MLB 1915-1915 1915-1915
Gilly Campbell 1973-02-21 65.009 -- c 5-7 182 L R 1908-02-13 Kansas City,KS MLB 1933-1938 1933-1938
Bob Chipman 1973-11-08 55.028 -- p 6-2 190 L L 1918-10-11 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1941-1952 1941-1952
Doc Cook 1973-06-30 87.005 -- of 6-0 170 L R 1886-06-24 Witt,TX MLB 1913-1916 1913-1916
Wilbur Cooper 1973-08-07 81.164 -- p 5-11 175 R L 1892-02-24 Bearsville,WV MLB 1912-1926 1912-1926
Al Cypert 1973-01-09 83.153 -- 3b 5-10 150 R R 1889-08-08 Little Rock,AR MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
Chick Davies 1973-09-05 81.182 -- p-of 5-8 145 L L 1892-03-06 Peabody,MA MLB 1914-1926 1914-1926
George Edmondson 1973-07-11 77.053 -- p 6-1 179 R R 1896-05-18 Waxahachie,TX MLB 1922-1924 1922-1924
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Don Fisher 1973-07-29 57.174 -- p 6-0 210 R R 1916-02-06 Cleveland,OH MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
Gene Ford 1973-08-23 92.128 -- p 6-0 170 R R 1881-04-16 Milton,NS MLB 1905-1905 1905-1905
Jack Fournier 1973-09-05 83.341 -- 1b 6-0 195 L R 1889-09-28 AuSable,MI MLB 1912-1927 1912-1927
Jesse Fowler 1973-09-23 74.327 -- p 5-10 158 R L 1898-10-30 Spartanburg,SC MLB 1924-1924 1924-1924
Walt Golvin 1973-06-11 79.129 -- 1b 6-0 165 L L 1894-02-01 Hershey,NE MLB 1922-1922 1922-1922
Skinny Graham 1973-12-01 74.108 -- p 6-2 172 R R 1899-08-14 Oak Grove,AL MLB 1924-1929 1924-1929
Denver Grigsby 1973-11-10 72.230 -- of 5-9 155 L R 1901-03-25 Jackson,KY MLB 1923-1925 1923-1925
Chick Hafey 1973-07-02 70.140 -- of 6-0 185 R R 1903-02-12 Berkeley,CA MLB 1924-1937 1924-1937
Ray Haley 1973-10-08 82.257 -- c 5-11 180 R R 1891-01-23 Danbury,IA MLB 1915-1917 1915-1917
Al Halt 1973-01-22 82.059 -- 3b-ss 6-0 180 R R 1890-11-23 Sandusky,OH MLB 1918-1918 1918-1918
Doc Hamann 1973-01-11 72.021 -- p 6-1 180 R R 1900-12-21 New Ulm,MN MLB 1922-1922 1922-1922
Tom Hamilton 1973-11-29 48.061 -- 1b 6-4 213 L R 1925-09-29 Altoona,KS MLB 1952-1953 1952-1953
Pat Hardgrove 1973-01-26 77.261 -- h 5-10 158 R R 1895-05-10 Palmyra,KS MLB 1918-1918 1918-1918
Dave Harris 1973-09-18 73.066 -- of 5-11 170 R R 1900-07-14 Summerfield,NC MLB 1925-1934 1925-1934
Chicken Hawks 1973-05-26 77.112 -- 1b 5-11 167 L L 1896-02-03 San Francisco,CA MLB 1921-1925 1921-1925
Fred Heimach 1973-06-01 72.125 -- p 6-0 175 L L 1901-01-27 Camden,NJ MLB 1920-1933 1920-1933
Bruce Hitt 1973-11-10 76.240 -- p 6-1 190 R R 1897-03-14 Comanche,TX MLB 1917-1917 1917-1917
Bert Hogg 1973-11-05 60.198 -- 3b 5-11 162 R R 1913-04-21 Detroit,MI MLB 1934-1934 1934-1934
Ed Holly 1973-11-27 94.143 -- ss 5-10 165 R R 1879-07-06 Chicago,IL MLB 1906-1907 1906-1907
Ira Hutchinson 1973-08-21 62.355 -- p 5-10 180 R R 1910-08-31 Chicago,IL MLB 1933-1945 1933-1945
Tex Jeanes 1973-04-05 72.107 -- of 6-0 176 R R 1900-12-19 Maypearl,TX MLB 1921-1927 1921-1927
Fred Johnson 1973-06-14 79.095 -- p 6-0 185 R R 1894-03-10 Tolar,TX MLB 1922-1939 1922-1939
Paul Johnson 1973-02-14 76.164 -- of 5-8 160 R R 1896-09-02 North Grosvenor Dale,CT MLB 1920-1921 1920-1921
Roy Johnson 1973-09-10 70.199 -- of 5-9 175 L R 1903-02-23 Pryor,OK MLB 1929-1938 1929-1938
Tom Kane 1973-11-26 66.346 -- 2b 5-10 160 R R 1906-12-15 Chicago,IL MLB 1938-1938 1938-1938
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Charlie Kavanagh 1973-09-06 80.088 -- h 5-9 165 R R 1893-06-09 Chicago,IL MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
Herb Kelly 1973-05-18 80.347 -- p 5-9 160 L L 1892-06-04 Mobile,AL MLB 1914-1915 1914-1915
Lyn Lary 1973-01-09 66.346 -- ss 6-0 165 R R 1906-01-28 Armona,CA MLB 1929-1940 1929-1940
Herman Layne 1973-08-27 72.195 -- of 5-11 165 R R 1901-02-13 New Haven,WV MLB 1927-1927 1927-1927
Walt Leverenz 1973-03-19 84.240 -- p 5-10 175 L L 1888-07-21 Chicago,IL MLB 1913-1915 1913-1915
Tom Long 1973-09-16 75.146 -- p 5-9 154 L L 1898-04-22 Memphis,TN MLB 1924-1924 1924-1924
Fletcher Low 1973-06-06 80.059 -- 3b 5-10 175 R R 1893-04-07 Essex,MA MLB 1915-1915 1915-1915
Wild Bill Luhrsen 1973-08-15 89.122 -- p 5-9 165 R R 1884-04-14 Buckley,IL MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
Ernie Manning 1973-04-28 82.200 -- p 6-0 175 L R 1890-10-09 Florala,AL MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
Jim Mattox 1973-10-12 76.298 -- c 5-9 168 L R 1896-12-17 Leesville,VA MLB 1922-1923 1922-1923
Wickey McAvoy 1973-07-06 78.256 -- c 5-11 172 R R 1894-10-22 Rochester,NY MLB 1913-1919 1913-1919
George McBride 1973-07-02 92.223 -- ss 5-11 170 R R 1880-11-20 Milwaukee,WI MLB 1901-1920 1901-1920
Johnny McCarthy 1973-09-13 63.249 -- 1b 6-1 185 L L 1910-01-07 Chicago,IL MLB 1934-1948 1934-1948
Bill McCorry 1973-03-22 85.256 -- p 5-9 157 L R 1887-07-09 Saranac Lake,NY MLB 1909-1909 1909-1909
Alex Metzler 1973-11-30 70.330 -- of 5-9 167 L R 1903-01-04 Fresno,CA MLB 1925-1930 1925-1930
Ralph Miller 1973-05-08 100.053 -- p 5-11 170 R R 1873-03-15 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1898-1899 1898-1899
Red Miller 1973-10-20 76.250 -- p 5-11 195 R R 1897-02-11 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
Jack Mills 1973-06-03 83.222 -- 3b 6-0 165 L R 1889-10-23 South Williamstown,MA MLB 1911-1911 1911-1911
Rene Monteagudo 1973-09-14 57.186 -- p-of 5-7 165 L L 1916-03-12 Havana,CU MLB 1938-1945 1938-1945
Jim Moore 1973-05-19 69.157 -- p 6-0 165 R R 1903-12-14 Prescott,AR MLB 1928-1932 1928-1932
Jim Murray 1973-07-15 72.196 -- p 6-2 210 B L 1900-12-31 Scranton,PA MLB 1922-1922 1922-1922
Paul Musser 1973-07-07 84.012 -- p 6-0 175 R R 1889-06-24 Millheim,PA MLB 1912-1919 1912-1919
Greasy Neale 1973-11-02 81.362 -- of 6-0 170 L R 1891-11-05 Parkersburg,WV MLB 1916-1924 1916-1924
Tommy Nelson 1973-09-24 56.146 -- 3b-2b 5-11 180 R R 1917-05-01 Chicago,IL MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
Tom Padden 1973-06-10 64.247 -- c 5-11 170 R R 1908-10-06 Manchester,NH MLB 1932-1943 1932-1943
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Spencer Pumpelly 1973-12-05 80.237 -- p 5-11 175 -- -- 1893-04-11 Owego,NY MLB 1925-1925 1925-1925
Bobby Reis 1973-05-01 64.119 -- p 6-1 175 R R 1909-01-02 Woodside,NY MLB 1931-1938 1931-1938
Joe Riggert 1973-12-10 86.363 -- of 5-9 170 R R 1886-12-11 Janesville,WI MLB 1911-1919 1911-1919
Reb Russell 1973-09-30 84.170 -- p-of 5-11 185 L L 1889-04-12 Jackson,MS MLB 1913-1923 1913-1923
Fritz Scheeren 1973-06-17 81.282 -- of 6-0 180 R R 1891-09-08 Kokomo,IN MLB 1914-1915 1914-1915
Pete Schmidt 1973-03-11 82.230 -- p 5-11 175 R R 1890-07-23 Lowden,IA MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
Walter Schmidt 1973-07-04 86.105 -- c 5-9 159 R R 1887-03-20 Coal Hill,AR MLB 1916-1925 1916-1925
Syl Simon 1973-02-28 75.075 -- 3b-ss 5-10 170 R R 1897-12-14 Evansville,IN MLB 1923-1924 1923-1924
George Sisler 1973-03-26 80.001 -- 1b 5-11 170 L L 1893-03-24 Manchester,OH MLB 1915-1930 1915-1930
Bruce Sloan 1973-09-24 58.355 -- of 5-9 195 L L 1914-10-04 McAlester,OK MLB 1944-1944 1944-1944
Doug Smith 1973-09-18 81.115 -- p 5-10 168 L L 1892-05-25 Millers Falls,MA MLB 1912-1912 1912-1912
Ernie Smith 1973-04-06 73.177 -- ss 5-8 155 R R 1899-10-11 Totowa,NJ MLB 1930-1930 1930-1930
Roy Spencer 1973-02-08 72.351 -- c 5-10 168 R R 1900-02-22 Scranton,NC MLB 1925-1938 1925-1938
Evar Swanson 1973-07-17 70.275 -- of 5-9 170 R R 1902-10-15 DeKalb,IL MLB 1929-1934 1929-1934
Bennie Tate 1973-10-27 71.328 -- c 5-8 165 L R 1901-12-03 Whitwell,TN MLB 1924-1934 1924-1934
Sloppy Thurston 1973-09-14 74.103 -- p 5-11 165 R R 1899-06-02 Fremont,NE MLB 1923-1933 1923-1933
Phil Todt 1973-11-15 72.098 -- 1b 6-0 175 L L 1901-08-09 St. Louis,MO MLB 1924-1931 1924-1931
Twink Twining 1973-06-14 79.014 -- p 6-0 168 R R 1894-05-30 Horsham,PA MLB 1916-1916 1916-1916
Billy Urbanski 1973-07-12 70.037 -- ss 5-8 165 R R 1903-06-05 Linoleumville,NY MLB 1931-1937 1931-1937
Ben Van Dyke 1973-10-22 85.067 -- p 6-1 150 R L 1888-08-15 Clintonville,PA MLB 1909-1912 1909-1912
Herm Wehmeier 1973-05-21 46.092 -- p 6-2 200 R R 1927-02-18 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1945-1958 1945-1958
Lefty Weinert 1973-04-17 70.361 -- p 6-1 195 L L 1902-04-21 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1919-1931 1919-1931
Kemp Wicker 1973-06-11 66.302 -- p 5-11 182 R L 1906-08-13 Kernersville,NC MLB 1936-1941 1936-1941
Claude Willoughby 1973-08-14 74.272 -- p 5-9 165 R R 1898-11-14 Buffalo,KS MLB 1925-1931 1925-1931
Icehouse Wilson 1973-10-13 61.029 -- h 6-0 186 R R 1912-09-14 Maricopa,CA MLB 1934-1934 1934-1934
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Eddie Yount 1973-10-26 57.312 -- of 6-1 185 R R 1915-12-19 Newton,NC MLB 1937-1939 1937-1939
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