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1974 MLB Season

1974 MLB Season

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1974 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
Hal Anderson 1974-05-01 70.080 -- of 5-11 160 R R 1904-02-10 St. Louis,MO MLB 1932-1932 1932-1932
Pete Appleton 1974-01-18 69.243 -- p 5-11 180 R R 1904-05-20 Terryville,CT MLB 1927-1945 1927-1945
Bob Baird 1974-04-11 34.085 -- p 6-4 195 L L 1940-01-16 Knoxville,TN MLB 1962-1963 1962-1963
Johnny Barrett 1974-08-17 58.242 -- of 5-10 170 L L 1915-12-18 Lowell,MA MLB 1942-1946 1942-1946
Jim Beckman 1974-12-05 69.279 -- p 5-10 172 R R 1905-03-01 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1927-1928 1927-1928
Augie Bergamo 1974-08-19 57.186 -- of 5-9 165 L L 1917-02-14 Detroit,MI MLB 1944-1945 1944-1945
Claude Berry 1974-02-01 93.352 -- c 5-7 165 R R 1880-02-14 Losantville,IN MLB 1904-1907 1904-1907
Homer Blankenship 1974-06-22 71.322 -- p 6-0 185 R R 1902-08-04 Bonham,TX MLB 1922-1928 1922-1928
Cliff Brady 1974-09-25 77.202 -- 2b 5-5 140 R R 1897-03-06 St. Louis,MO MLB 1920-1920 1920-1920
Herb Brett 1974-11-25 74.185 -- p 6-0 175 R R 1900-05-23 Lawrenceville,VA MLB 1924-1925 1924-1925
Gus Brittain 1974-02-16 64.079 -- c 5-10 192 R R 1909-11-29 Wilmington,NC MLB 1937-1937 1937-1937
Lloyd Brown 1974-01-14 69.020 -- p 5-9 170 L L 1904-12-25 Beeville,TX MLB 1925-1940 1925-1940
Joe Burns 1974-06-24 58.006 -- 3b-of 5-10 175 R R 1916-06-17 Bryn Mawr,PA MLB 1943-1945 1943-1945
Joe Bush 1974-11-01 81.338 -- p 5-9 173 R R 1892-11-27 Brainerd,MN MLB 1912-1928 1912-1928
Pat Caraway 1974-06-09 68.256 -- p 6-4 175 L L 1905-09-26 El Paso,TX MLB 1930-1932 1930-1932
Bob Christian 1974-02-20 28.126 -- of 5-10 180 R R 1945-10-17 Chicago,IL MLB 1968-1970 1968-1970
Jack Compton 1974-07-04 92.116 -- p 5-9 157 R R 1882-03-09 Lancaster,OH MLB 1911-1911 1911-1911
Claude Cooper 1974-01-21 81.294 -- of 5-9 158 L L 1892-04-01 Troupe,TX MLB 1913-1917 1913-1917
Ernie Cox 1974-04-29 80.068 -- p 6-1 180 L R 1894-02-19 Birmingham,AL MLB 1922-1922 1922-1922
Rolla Daringer 1974-05-23 85.188 -- ss 5-10 155 L R 1888-11-15 North Vernon,IN MLB 1914-1915 1914-1915
Dizzy Dean 1974-07-17 64.182 -- p 6-2 182 R R 1910-01-16 Lucas,AR MLB 1930-1947 1930-1947
Eddie Dent 1974-11-25 86.351 -- p 6-1 190 R R 1887-12-08 Baltimore,MD MLB 1909-1912 1909-1912
Red Dorman 1974-12-07 69.065 Kdiney failure of 5-10 180 R R 1905-10-03 Jacksonville,IL MLB 1928-1928 1928-1928
Larry Doyle 1974-03-01 87.212 -- 2b 5-10 165 L R 1886-07-31 Caseyville,IL MLB 1907-1920 1907-1920
Al Eckert 1974-04-20 67.338 -- p 5-10 174 L L 1906-05-17 Milwaukee,WI MLB 1930-1935 1930-1935
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Paul Fittery 1974-01-28 86.109 -- p 5-8 156 R L 1887-10-10 Lebanon,PA MLB 1914-1917 1914-1917
Frank Fletcher 1974-10-07 83.214 -- h 5-10 165 R R 1891-03-06 Hildreth,IL MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
Harry Fritz 1974-11-04 84.034 -- 3b 5-8 170 R R 1890-09-30 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
June Greene 1974-03-19 74.266 -- p 6-2 185 L R 1899-06-25 Ramseur ,NC MLB 1928-1929 1928-1929
Ed Grimes 1974-10-05 69.027 -- 3b 5-10 165 R R 1905-09-08 Chicago,IL MLB 1931-1932 1931-1932
Mule Haas 1974-06-30 70.258 -- of 6-1 175 L R 1903-10-15 Montclair,NJ MLB 1925-1938 1925-1938
Sammy Hale 1974-09-06 77.360 -- 3b 5-8 160 R R 1896-09-10 Glen Rose,TX MLB 1920-1930 1920-1930
Thomas Healy 1974-01-15 78.076 -- 3b 6-0 172 R R 1895-10-30 Altoona,PA MLB 1915-1916 1915-1916
Bunny Hearn 1974-03-31 70.077 -- p 5-8 160 L L 1904-01-13 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1926-1929 1926-1929
Homer Hillebrand 1974-01-20 94.101 -- p 5-8 165 R L 1879-10-10 Freeport,IL MLB 1905-1908 1905-1908
George Hockette 1974-01-20 65.288 -- p 6-0 174 L L 1908-04-07 Perth,MS MLB 1934-1935 1934-1935
Willie Hogan 1974-09-28 90.012 -- of 5-10 175 R R 1884-09-14 North San Juan,CA MLB 1911-1912 1911-1912
Harry Hooper 1974-12-18 87.115 -- of 5-10 168 L R 1887-08-24 Bell Station,CA MLB 1909-1925 1909-1925
Al Huenke 1974-09-20 83.085 -- p 6-0 175 R R 1891-06-26 New Bremen,OH MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
Joe Jenkins 1974-06-21 83.251 -- c 5-11 170 R R 1890-10-12 Shelbyville,TN MLB 1914-1919 1914-1919
Tom Kirk 1974-08-01 46.308 -- h 5-10 182 L L 1927-09-27 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1947-1947 1947-1947
Joe Kohlman 1974-03-16 61.047 -- p 6-0 160 R R 1913-01-28 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1937-1938 1937-1938
Dick Luebke 1974-12-04 39.240 -- p 6-4 200 R L 1935-04-08 Chicago,IL MLB 1962-1962 1962-1962
Duster Mails 1974-07-05 79.276 -- p 6-0 195 L L 1894-10-01 San Quentin,CA MLB 1915-1926 1915-1926
Gordon Maltzberger 1974-12-11 62.097 -- p 6-0 170 R R 1912-09-04 Utopia,TX MLB 1943-1947 1943-1947
Leo Mangum 1974-07-09 78.044 -- p 6-1 187 R R 1896-05-24 Durham,NC MLB 1924-1935 1924-1935
Cliff Markle 1974-05-24 80.020 -- p 5-9 163 R R 1894-05-03 Dravosburg,PA MLB 1915-1924 1915-1924
Ralph McCabe 1974-05-03 55.194 -- p 6-4 195 R R 1918-10-21 Napanee,ON MLB 1946-1946 1946-1946
Tom McNamara 1974-05-05 78.180 -- h 6-2 200 R R 1895-11-05 Roxbury,MA MLB 1922-1922 1922-1922
Jim Middleton 1974-01-12 84.228 -- p 5-11 165 R R 1889-05-28 Argos,IN MLB 1917-1921 1917-1921
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Frank Miller 1974-02-19 87.281 -- p 6-0 188 R R 1886-05-13 Allegan,MI MLB 1913-1923 1913-1923
Jake Miller 1974-08-24 78.265 -- of 5-10 170 R R 1895-12-01 Baltimore,MD MLB 1922-1922 1922-1922
Hap Morse 1974-06-19 87.194 -- ss-of 5-8 160 R R 1886-12-06 St. Paul,MN MLB 1911-1911 1911-1911
Tony Murray 1974-03-19 69.323 -- of 5-10 154 R R 1904-04-30 Chicago,IL MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
Buddy Myer 1974-10-31 70.228 -- 2b 5-10 163 L R 1904-03-16 Ellisville,MS MLB 1925-1941 1925-1941
Bert Niehoff 1974-12-08 90.207 -- 2b-3b 5-10 170 R R 1884-05-13 Louisville,CO MLB 1913-1918 1913-1918
Lou North 1974-05-15 82.333 -- p 5-11 175 R R 1891-06-15 Elgin,IL MLB 1913-1924 1913-1924
Jay Partridge 1974-01-14 71.060 -- 2b 5-11 160 L R 1902-11-15 Mountville,GA MLB 1927-1928 1927-1928
Ben Paschal 1974-11-10 79.027 -- of 5-11 185 R R 1895-10-13 Enterprise,AL MLB 1915-1929 1915-1929
Bill Perrin 1974-06-30 64.007 -- p 5-11 172 R L 1910-06-23 New Orleans,LA MLB 1934-1934 1934-1934
Leon Pettit 1974-11-21 72.151 -- p 5-10 165 L L 1902-06-23 Waynesburg,PA MLB 1935-1937 1935-1937
Ty Pickup 1974-08-02 76.276 -- of 6-0 180 R R 1897-10-29 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1918-1918 1918-1918
Howie Pollet 1974-08-08 53.043 -- p 6-1 175 L L 1921-06-26 New Orleans,LA MLB 1941-1956 1941-1956
Elmer Ponder 1974-04-20 80.297 -- p 6-0 178 R R 1893-06-26 Reed,OK MLB 1917-1921 1917-1921
Dick Porter 1974-09-24 72.268 -- of 5-10 170 L R 1901-12-30 Princess Anne,MD MLB 1929-1934 1929-1934
Frank Pratt 1974-03-08 76.195 -- h 5-9 155 L R 1897-08-24 Blocton,AL MLB 1921-1921 1921-1921
Hal Quick 1974-03-09 56.156 -- ss 5-10 163 R R 1917-10-04 Rome,GA MLB 1939-1939 1939-1939
Pep Rambert 1974-11-16 58.106 -- p 6-0 175 R R 1916-08-01 Cleveland,OH MLB 1939-1940 1939-1940
Sam Rice 1974-10-13 84.234 -- of 5-9 150 L R 1890-02-20 Morocco,IN MLB 1915-1934 1915-1934
Roger Salmon 1974-06-17 83.036 -- p 6-2 170 L L 1891-05-11 Newark,NJ MLB 1912-1912 1912-1912
Jack Salveson 1974-12-28 60.357 -- p 6-0 180 R R 1914-01-05 Fullerton,CA MLB 1933-1945 1933-1945
Al Shaw 1974-12-30 93.303 -- of 5-8 170 L R 1881-03-01 Toledo,IL MLB 1907-1909 1907-1909
Jimmy Shevlin 1974-10-30 65.113 -- 1b 5-10 155 L L 1909-07-09 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1930-1934 1930-1934
Walter Signer 1974-07-23 63.284 -- p 6-0 185 R R 1910-10-12 New York,NY MLB 1943-1945 1943-1945
Danny Silva 1974-04-04 77.180 -- 3b 6-0 170 R R 1896-10-05 Everett,MA MLB 1919-1919 1919-1919
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Mel Simons 1974-11-10 74.131 -- of 5-10 175 L R 1900-07-01 Carlyle,IL MLB 1931-1932 1931-1932
Gordon Slade 1974-01-02 69.085 -- ss-2b 5-10 160 R R 1904-10-09 Salt Lake City,UT MLB 1930-1935 1930-1935
Walt Slagle 1974-06-17 95.183 -- p 6-0 165 B R 1878-12-15 Kenton,OH MLB 1910-1910 1910-1910
Jimmy Smith 1974-01-01 78.230 -- 2b-ss 5-9 152 B R 1895-05-15 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1916-1922 1916-1922
Joe Smith 1974-01-12 80.013 -- c 5-7 170 R R 1893-12-29 New York,NY MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
Fred Snodgrass 1974-04-05 86.167 -- of 5-11 175 R R 1887-10-19 Ventura,CA MLB 1908-1916 1908-1916
By Speece 1974-09-29 77.265 -- p 5-11 170 R R 1897-01-06 West Baden,IN MLB 1924-1930 1924-1930
Bill Stellbauer 1974-02-16 79.332 -- of 5-10 175 R R 1894-03-20 Bremond,TX MLB 1916-1916 1916-1916
Lefty Stewart 1974-09-26 74.002 -- p 5-10 160 R L 1900-09-23 Sparta,TN MLB 1921-1935 1921-1935
Allyn Stout 1974-12-22 70.051 -- p 5-10 167 R R 1904-10-31 Peoria,IL MLB 1931-1943 1931-1943
Paul Strand 1974-07-02 80.194 -- p 6-0 190 R L 1893-12-19 Carbonado,MO MLB 1913-1924 1913-1924
Les Sweetland 1974-03-04 72.201 -- p 5-11 155 R L 1901-08-15 St. Ignace,MI MLB 1927-1931 1927-1931
Steve Swetonic 1974-04-22 70.252 -- p 5-11 185 R R 1903-08-13 Mount Pleasant,PA MLB 1929-1935 1929-1935
Vito Tamulis 1974-05-05 62.298 -- p 5-9 170 L L 1911-07-11 Cambridge,MA MLB 1934-1941 1934-1941
Zack Taylor 1974-09-19 76.053 -- c 5-11 180 R R 1898-07-27 Yulee,FL MLB 1920-1935 1920-1935
Babe Twombly 1974-11-23 78.308 -- of 5-10 165 L R 1896-01-18 Jamaica Plain,MA MLB 1920-1921 1920-1921
Cy Twombly 1974-12-03 77.170 -- p 5-10 170 L L 1897-06-15 Groveland,MA MLB 1921-1921 1921-1921
Frank Walker 1974-09-16 79.358 -- of 5-11 165 R R 1894-09-22 Enoree,SC MLB 1917-1925 1917-1925
Bob Way 1974-06-20 68.079 -- 2b 5-10 168 R R 1906-04-02 Emlenton,PA MLB 1927-1927 1927-1927
Johnny Weekly 1974-11-24 37.163 -- of 6-0 200 R R 1937-06-14 Waterproof,LA MLB 1962-1964 1962-1964
Ernie White 1974-05-22 57.259 -- p 5-11 175 R L 1916-09-05 Pacolet Mills,SC MLB 1940-1948 1940-1948
Cy Williams 1974-04-23 86.122 -- of 6-2 180 L L 1887-12-21 Wadena,IN MLB 1912-1930 1912-1930
Frank Wilson 1974-11-25 73.219 -- of 6-0 185 L R 1901-04-20 Malden,MA MLB 1924-1928 1924-1928
George Wilson 1974-10-29 49.060 -- of 6-1 185 L R 1925-08-30 Cherryville,NC MLB 1952-1956 1952-1956
Hank Winston 1974-02-04 69.234 -- p 6-3 226 L R 1904-06-15 Youngsville,NC MLB 1933-1936 1933-1936
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Doc Wood 1974-11-03 74.247 -- ss 5-10 150 R R 1900-02-28 Batesville,MS MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
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