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1975 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
Bob Allen 1975-12-18 81.065 -- of 5-10 180 R R 1894-10-13 Muscoda,WI MLB 1919-1919 1919-1919
Les Backman 1975-11-08 87.231 -- p 6-0 195 R R 1888-03-20 Cleves,OH MLB 1909-1910 1909-1910
Tracy Baker 1975-03-14 83.126 Heart failure 1b 6-1 180 R R 1891-11-07 Pendleton,OR MLB 1911-1911 1911-1911
Joe Benes 1975-03-07 74.057 -- if 5-8 158 R R 1901-01-08 Long Island City,NY MLB 1931-1931 1931-1931
Fred Blackwell 1975-12-08 84.091 -- c 5-10 160 L R 1891-09-07 Bowling Green,KY MLB 1917-1919 1917-1919
Rae Blaemire 1975-12-23 64.318 -- c 6-0 178 R R 1911-02-08 Gary,IN MLB 1941-1941 1941-1941
Sig Broskie 1975-05-17 64.055 -- c 5-11 200 R R 1911-03-23 Iselin,PA MLB 1940-1940 1940-1940
Garland Buckeye 1975-11-14 78.027 -- p 6-0 260 B L 1897-10-16 Heron Lake,MN MLB 1918-1928 1918-1928
Jess Buckles 1975-08-02 85.073 -- p 6-2 205 L L 1890-05-20 Laverne,CA MLB 1916-1916 1916-1916
Les Burke 1975-05-06 72.139 -- 2b 5-9 168 L R 1902-12-18 Lynn,MA MLB 1923-1926 1923-1926
Jack Burns 1975-04-18 67.230 -- 1b 5-10 175 L L 1907-08-31 Cambridge,MA MLB 1930-1936 1930-1936
Sugar Cain 1975-04-03 67.363 -- p 5-11 190 L R 1907-04-05 Macon,GA MLB 1932-1938 1932-1938
Marty Callaghan 1975-06-23 75.013 -- of 5-10 157 L L 1900-06-09 Norwood,MA MLB 1922-1930 1922-1930
Ownie Carroll 1975-06-08 72.209 -- p -- 165 R R 1902-11-11 Kearny,NJ MLB 1925-1934 1925-1934
Buster Chatham 1975-12-15 73.355 -- 3b-ss 5-5 150 R R 1901-12-25 West,TX MLB 1930-1931 1930-1931
Lefty Clarke 1975-03-11 79.001 -- p 5-11 180 B L 1896-03-08 Clarksville,MD MLB 1921-1921 1921-1921
Bert Cole 1975-05-30 78.331 -- p 6-1 180 L L 1896-07-01 San Francisco,CA MLB 1921-1927 1921-1927
Rollin Cook 1975-08-11 84.309 -- p 5-9 152 R R 1890-10-05 Toledo,OH MLB 1915-1915 1915-1915
Cecil Coombs 1975-11-25 87.250 -- of 5-9 160 R R 1888-03-18 Moweaqua,IL MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
Johnny Couch 1975-12-08 84.251 -- p 6-0 180 L R 1891-03-31 Vaughn,MT MLB 1917-1925 1917-1925
Clint Courtney 1975-06-16 48.092 -- c 5-8 180 L R 1927-03-16 Hall Summit,LA MLB 1951-1961 1951-1961
Walton Cruise 1975-01-09 84.247 -- of 6-0 175 L R 1890-05-06 Childersburg,AL MLB 1914-1924 1914-1924
Bruce Edwards 1975-04-25 51.284 -- c 5-7 194 R R 1923-07-15 Quincy,IL MLB 1946-1956 1946-1956
Spoke Emery 1975-06-02 76.173 -- of 5-9 165 R R 1898-12-10 Bay City,MI MLB 1924-1924 1924-1924
Charlie Emig 1975-10-02 100.179 -- p 6-2 -- R L 1875-04-05 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1896-1896 1896-1896
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Jack Enright 1975-08-18 79.261 -- p 5-11 177 R R 1895-11-29 Fort Worth,TX MLB 1917-1917 1917-1917
Kerby Farrell 1975-12-17 62.104 -- 1b 5-11 172 L L 1913-09-03 Leapwood,TN MLB 1943-1945 1943-1945
Steve Filipowicz 1975-02-21 53.238 -- of 5-8 195 R R 1921-06-28 Donora,PA MLB 1944-1948 1944-1948
Max Flack 1975-07-31 85.175 -- of 5-7 148 L L 1890-02-05 Belleville,IL MLB 1916-1925 1916-1925
Nellie Fox 1975-12-01 47.341 Skin cancer 2b 5-9 150 L R 1927-12-25 St. Thomas,PA MLB 1947-1965 1947-1965
Oscar Fuhr 1975-03-27 81.216 -- p 6-0 176 L L 1893-08-22 Defiance,MO MLB 1921-1925 1921-1925
Curt Fullerton 1975-01-09 76.117 -- p 6-0 162 L R 1898-09-13 Ellsworth,ME MLB 1921-1933 1921-1933
Johnny Gooch 1975-05-15 77.186 -- c 5-11 175 B R 1897-11-09 Smyrna,TN MLB 1921-1933 1921-1933
Sid Gordon 1975-06-17 57.308 -- of-3b 5-10 185 R R 1917-08-13 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1941-1955 1941-1955
Mickey Grasso 1975-10-15 55.157 -- c 6-0 195 R R 1920-05-10 Newark,NJ MLB 1946-1955 1946-1955
Lefty Grove 1975-05-22 75.076 -- p 6-3 190 L L 1900-03-06 Lonaconing,MD MLB 1925-1941 1925-1941
Hy Gunning 1975-03-28 86.232 -- 1b 6-1 189 L R 1888-08-06 Maplewood,NJ MLB 1911-1911 1911-1911
Bruce Hartford 1975-05-25 83.009 -- ss 6-0 190 R R 1892-05-14 Chicago,IL MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
Jeff Heath 1975-12-09 60.252 -- of -- 200 L R 1915-04-01 Thunder Bay,ON MLB 1936-1949 1936-1949
Augie Johns 1975-09-12 76.001 -- p 5-8 170 L L 1899-09-10 St. Louis,MO MLB 1926-1927 1926-1927
Ed Johnson 1975-07-03 76.093 -- of 5-9 160 L R 1899-03-31 Morganfield,KY MLB 1920-1920 1920-1920
Red Jones 1975-06-30 63.240 -- of 6-3 190 L R 1911-11-02 Timpson,TX MLB 1940-1940 1940-1940
Ken Jungels 1975-09-09 59.077 -- p 6-1 180 R R 1916-06-23 Aurora,IL MLB 1937-1942 1937-1942
Frank Kalin 1975-01-12 57.101 -- of 6-0 200 R R 1917-10-03 Steubenville,OH MLB 1940-1943 1940-1943
Hod Kibbie 1975-10-19 72.093 -- 2b-ss 5-10 150 R R 1903-07-18 Fort Worth,TX MLB 1925-1925 1925-1925
Joe Kiefer 1975-07-05 75.350 -- p 5-11 190 R R 1899-07-19 West Leyden,NY MLB 1920-1926 1920-1926
Wes Kingdon 1975-04-19 74.288 -- 3b-ss 5-8 148 R R 1900-07-04 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1932-1932 1932-1932
Elmer Knetzer 1975-10-03 90.071 -- p 5-10 180 R R 1885-07-22 Carrick,PA MLB 1909-1917 1909-1917
Dave Koslo 1975-12-01 55.244 -- p 5-11 180 L L 1920-03-31 Menasha,WI MLB 1941-1955 1941-1955
Dick Lanahan 1975-03-12 63.166 -- p 6-0 186 L L 1911-09-27 Washington,DC MLB 1935-1941 1935-1941
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Lou Lowdermilk 1975-12-27 88.306 -- p 6-1 180 R L 1887-02-23 Sandborn,IN MLB 1911-1912 1911-1999
Russ Lyon 1975-12-24 62.180 -- c 6-1 230 R R 1913-06-26 Ball Ground,GA MLB 1944-1944 1944-1944
Red Marion 1975-03-13 60.364 -- of 6-2 175 R R 1914-03-14 Richburg,SC MLB 1935-1943 1935-1943
Jim McGlothlin 1975-12-23 32.078 Leukemia p 6-1 185 R R 1943-10-06 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1965-1973 1965-1973
Ed McLane 1975-08-21 93.365 -- of 5-10 179 R R 1881-08-20 Weston,MA MLB 1907-1907 1907-1907
Irv Medlinger 1975-09-03 48.077 -- p 5-11 185 L L 1927-06-18 Chicago,IL MLB 1949-1951 1949-1951
Joe Medwick 1975-03-21 63.117 -- of 5-10 187 R R 1911-11-24 Carteret,NJ MLB 1932-1948 1932-1948
Dutch Mele 1975-02-12 60.032 -- of 6-0 195 L L 1915-01-11 New York,NY MLB 1937-1937 1937-1937
Scat Metha 1975-03-02 61.079 -- 2b-3b 5-11 165 R R 1913-12-13 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1940-1940 1940-1940
Jake Miller 1975-08-20 77.172 -- p 6-2 170 L L 1898-02-28 Wagram,OH MLB 1924-1933 1924-1933
Art Mills 1975-07-23 72.143 -- p 5-10 155 R R 1903-03-02 Utica,NY MLB 1927-1928 1927-1928
Vern Morgan 1975-11-08 47.091 -- 3b 6-1 190 L R 1928-08-08 Emporia,VA MLB 1954-1955 1954-1955
Bill Morrell 1975-08-05 82.116 -- p 6-0 172 R R 1893-04-09 Hyde Park,MA MLB 1926-1931 1926-1931
Whitey Ock 1975-03-18 63.000 -- c 5-11 180 R R 1912-03-17 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1935-1935 1935-1935
Jim Peterson 1975-04-08 66.232 -- p 6-0 200 R R 1908-08-18 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1931-1937 1931-1937
Jim Poole 1975-01-02 79.234 -- 1b 6-0 175 L R 1895-05-12 Taylorsville,NC MLB 1925-1927 1925-1927
Drew Rader 1975-06-05 74.021 -- p 6-2 187 R L 1901-05-14 Elmira,NY MLB 1921-1921 1921-1921
Alex Remneas 1975-08-27 89.186 -- p 6-1 180 R R 1886-02-21 Minneapolis,MN MLB 1912-1915 1912-1915
Lew Riggs 1975-08-12 65.112 -- 3b 6-0 175 L R 1910-04-22 Mebane,NC MLB 1934-1946 1934-1946
Swede Risberg 1975-10-13 80.364 -- ss 6-0 175 R R 1894-10-13 San Francisco,CA MLB 1917-1920 1917-1920
Dutch Schliebner 1975-04-15 83.330 -- 1b 5-10 180 R R 1891-05-19 Charlottenburg,GE MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
Jack Schulte 1975-08-17 93.274 -- ss 5-9 180 R R 1881-11-15 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1906-1906 1906-1906
Ray Shepardson 1975-11-08 78.187 -- c 5-11 170 R R 1897-05-03 Little Falls,NY MLB 1924-1924 1924-1924
Red Sheridan 1975-11-25 79.009 -- ss-2b 5-10 160 R R 1896-11-14 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1918-1920 1918-1920
Fred Sherry 1975-07-27 86.193 -- p 6-0 170 R R 1889-01-13 Honesdale,PA MLB 1911-1911 1911-1911
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Moose Solters 1975-09-28 69.190 -- of 6-0 190 R R 1906-03-22 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1934-1943 1934-1943
Casey Stengel 1975-09-29 85.060 -- of 5-11 175 L L 1890-07-30 Kansas City,MO MLB 1912-1925 1912-1925
Jim Stroner 1975-12-06 74.190 -- 3b 5-10 175 R R 1901-05-29 Chicago,IL MLB 1929-1929 1929-1929
Ad Swigler 1975-02-05 79.136 -- p 5-10 180 R R 1895-09-21 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1917-1917 1917-1917
Pat Tobin 1975-01-21 58.358 -- p 6-1 198 R R 1916-01-28 Hermitage,AR MLB 1941-1941 1941-1941
Chuck Tompkins 1975-09-20 86.017 -- p 6-0 185 R R 1889-09-01 Prescott,AR MLB 1912-1912 1912-1912
George Twombly 1975-02-17 82.256 -- of 5-9 165 R R 1892-06-04 Boston,MA MLB 1914-1919 1914-1919
Frank Wayenberg 1975-04-16 76.231 -- p 6-0 172 R R 1898-08-27 Franklin,KS MLB 1924-1924 1924-1924
Julie Wera 1975-12-12 73.306 -- 3b 5-8 164 R R 1902-02-09 Winona,MN MLB 1927-1929 1927-1929
Steve White 1975-01-29 90.037 -- p 5-10 160 R R 1884-12-21 Dorchester,MA MLB 1912-1912 1912-1912
Don Wilson 1975-01-05 29.327 Carbon monoxide poisoning p 6-3 205 R R 1945-02-12 Monroe,LA MLB 1966-1974 1966-1974
Ted Wingfield 1975-07-18 75.344 -- p 5-11 168 R R 1899-08-07 Bedford,VA MLB 1923-1927 1923-1927
Harley Young 1975-03-26 91.178 -- p 6-2 169 R R 1883-09-28 Portland,IN MLB 1908-1908 1908-1908
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