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1976 MLB Season

1976 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
George Aiton 1976-08-16 85.230 -- of 5-11 175 B R 1890-12-29 Kingman,KS MLB 1912-1912 1912-1912
John Andre 1976-11-25 53.327 -- p 6-4 200 L R 1923-01-03 Brockton,MA MLB 1955-1955 1955-1955
Chick Autry 1976-01-16 91.012 -- 1b 5-11 168 L L 1885-01-02 Humboldt,TN MLB 1907-1909 1907-1909
Fred Baczewski 1976-11-14 50.183 -- p 6-2 185 L L 1926-05-15 St. Paul,MN MLB 1953-1955 1953-1955
Bill Bagwell 1976-10-05 80.223 -- of 6-1 175 L L 1896-02-24 Choudrant,LA MLB 1923-1925 1923-1925
Jesse Baker 1976-07-29 81.147 -- h 5-4 140 R R 1895-03-04 Cleveland,OH MLB 1919-1919 1919-1919
Dan Bankhead 1976-05-02 55.364 -- p 6-1 184 R R 1920-05-03 Empire,AL MLB 1947-1951 1947-1951
Joe Berry 1976-04-29 81.119 -- 2b 5-10 159 B R 1894-12-31 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1921-1921 1921-1921
Linc Blakely 1976-09-28 64.229 -- of 6-0 180 R R 1912-02-12 Oakland,CA MLB 1934-1934 1934-1934
John Bottarini 1976-10-08 68.024 -- c 6-0 190 R R 1908-09-14 Crockett,CA MLB 1937-1937 1937-1937
Frank Brazill 1976-11-03 77.084 -- 1b-3b 5-11 175 L R 1899-08-11 Spangler,PA MLB 1921-1922 1921-1922
Max Carey 1976-05-30 86.138 -- of 5-11 170 B R 1890-01-11 Terre Haute,IN MLB 1910-1929 1910-1929
Blackie Carter 1976-09-10 73.346 -- of 5-10 175 R R 1902-09-30 Langley,SC MLB 1925-1926 1925-1926
Paul Chervinko 1976-06-03 65.311 -- c 5-8 185 R R 1910-07-28 Trauger,PA MLB 1937-1938 1937-1938
Mark Christman 1976-10-09 62.353 Heart attack 3b-ss 5-11 180 R R 1913-10-21 Maplewood,MO MLB 1938-1949 1938-1949
Earle Combs 1976-07-21 77.068 -- of 6-0 185 L R 1899-05-14 Pebworth,KY MLB 1924-1935 1924-1935
Bob Cooney 1976-05-04 68.297 -- p 5-11 160 R R 1907-07-12 Glens Falls,NY MLB 1931-1932 1931-1932
Chet Covington 1976-06-11 65.218 -- p 6-2 195 B L 1910-11-06 Cairo,IL MLB 1944-1944 1944-1944
Buddy Crump 1976-09-26 74.301 -- of 5-10 156 L L 1901-11-29 Norfolk,VA MLB 1924-1924 1924-1924
Press Cruthers 1976-12-27 86.109 -- 2b 5-9 152 R R 1890-09-08 Marshallton,DE MLB 1913-1914 1913-1914
Bud Culloton 1976-11-09 79.173 -- p 5-11 180 R R 1897-05-19 Kingston,NY MLB 1925-1926 1925-1926
Claude Davenport 1976-06-13 78.015 -- p 6-6 193 R R 1898-05-28 Runge,TX MLB 1920-1920 1920-1920
George Dickey 1976-06-16 60.342 -- c 6-2 180 B R 1915-07-10 Kensett,AR MLB 1935-1947 1935-1947
Blix Donnelly 1976-06-20 62.150 -- p 5-10 178 R R 1914-01-21 Olivia,MN MLB 1944-1951 1944-1951
Jimmy Dykes 1976-06-15 79.216 -- 3b-2b 5-9 185 R R 1896-11-10 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1918-1939 1918-1939
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
George Earnshaw 1976-12-01 76.289 -- p 6-4 210 R R 1900-02-15 New York,NY MLB 1928-1936 1928-1936
Gene Elliott 1976-01-05 86.329 -- of-3b 5-7 150 L R 1889-02-08 Fayette County,PA MLB 1911-1911 1911-1911
Joe Erautt 1976-10-06 55.035 -- c 5-9 175 R R 1921-09-01 Vibank,SK MLB 1950-1951 1950-1951
Homer Ezzell 1976-08-03 80.156 -- 3b 5-10 158 R R 1896-02-28 Victoria,TX MLB 1923-1925 1923-1925
Red Faber 1976-09-25 88.018 -- p 6-2 180 B R 1888-09-06 Cascade,IA MLB 1914-1933 1914-1933
Pete Falsey 1976-05-23 85.029 -- h 5-6 132 L L 1891-04-24 New Haven,CT MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
Vern Fear 1976-09-06 52.016 -- p 6-0 170 B R 1924-08-21 Everly,IA MLB 1952-1952 1952-1952
Alex Ferguson 1976-04-26 79.068 -- p 6-0 180 R R 1897-02-16 Montclair,NJ MLB 1918-1929 1918-1929
Wes Ferrell 1976-12-09 68.311 -- p 6-2 195 R R 1908-02-02 Greensboro,NC MLB 1927-1941 1927-1941
Rube Foster 1976-03-01 88.055 -- p 5-7 170 R R 1888-01-05 Lehigh,OK MLB 1913-1917 1913-1917
Marion Fricano 1976-05-18 52.308 -- p 6-0 170 R R 1923-07-15 Brant,NY MLB 1952-1955 1952-1955
Milt Galatzer 1976-01-29 68.270 -- of 5-10 168 L L 1907-05-04 Chicago,IL MLB 1933-1939 1933-1939
Bert Gallia 1976-03-19 84.156 -- p 6-0 165 R R 1891-10-14 Beeville,TX MLB 1912-1920 1912-1920
Larry Gardner 1976-03-11 89.302 -- 3b 5-8 165 L R 1886-05-13 Enosburg Falls,VT MLB 1908-1924 1908-1924
Eusebio Gonzalez 1976-02-14 83.214 -- ss-3b 5-10 185 R R 1892-07-13 Havana,CU MLB 1918-1918 1918-1918
Ned Harris 1976-12-18 60.162 -- of 5-11 175 L L 1916-07-09 Ames,IA MLB 1941-1946 1941-1946
Ziggy Hasbrook 1976-02-09 82.078 -- 1b 6-1 180 R R 1893-11-21 Grundy Center,IA MLB 1916-1917 1916-1917
Bud Heine 1976-09-02 75.345 -- 2b 5-8 145 L R 1900-09-22 Elmira,NY MLB 1921-1921 1921-1921
Les Hennessey 1976-11-20 82.342 -- 2b 6-0 190 R R 1893-12-12 Lynn,MA MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
Jim Henry 1976-08-15 66.050 -- p 6-2 175 R R 1910-06-26 Danville,PA MLB 1936-1939 1936-1939
Les Howe 1976-07-16 80.326 -- p 5-11 170 R R 1895-08-24 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1923-1924 1923-1924
Bill Hunnefield 1976-08-28 77.235 -- ss-2b 5-10 165 B R 1899-01-05 Dedham,MA MLB 1926-1931 1926-1931
Walt Irwin 1976-08-18 78.328 -- h 5-10 170 R R 1897-09-23 Henrietta,PA MLB 1921-1921 1921-1921
Vic Keen 1976-12-10 77.269 -- p 5-9 165 R R 1899-03-16 Bel Air,MD MLB 1918-1927 1918-1927
Frank Kellert 1976-11-19 52.136 -- 1b 6-2 185 R R 1924-07-06 Oklahoma City,OK MLB 1953-1956 1953-1956
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Ed Kinsella 1976-01-17 94.000 -- p 6-1 175 R R 1882-01-15 Lexington,IL MLB 1905-1910 1905-1910
Lou Klein 1976-06-20 57.242 -- 2b 5-11 170 R R 1918-10-22 New Orleans,LA MLB 1943-1951 1943-1951
Jack Knight 1976-07-30 81.199 -- p 6-0 175 L R 1895-01-12 Pittsboro,MA MLB 1922-1927 1922-1927
Jim Konstanty 1976-06-11 59.101 -- p 6-1 202 R R 1917-03-02 Strykersville,NY MLB 1944-1956 1944-1956
Jack Kraus 1976-01-02 57.251 -- p 6-4 190 R L 1918-04-26 San Antonio,TX MLB 1943-1946 1943-1946
Ernie Krueger 1976-04-22 85.116 -- c 5-10 185 R R 1890-12-27 Chicago,IL MLB 1913-1925 1913-1925
Dick Lajeskie 1976-08-15 51.219 -- 2b 5-11 175 R R 1925-01-08 Passaic,NJ MLB 1946-1946 1946-1946
Al Lakeman 1976-05-25 57.146 -- c 6-2 195 R R 1918-12-31 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1942-1954 1942-1954
Otis Lambeth 1976-06-05 86.022 -- p 6-0 175 R R 1890-05-13 Berlin,KS MLB 1916-1918 1916-1918
King Lear 1976-10-31 85.281 -- p 6-0 175 R R 1891-01-23 Greencastle,PA MLB 1914-1915 1914-1915
Regis Leheny 1976-11-02 68.302 -- p 6-0 180 L L 1908-01-05 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1932-1932 1932-1932
Walt Lynch 1976-12-21 79.249 -- c 6-0 176 R R 1897-04-15 Buffalo,NY MLB 1922-1922 1922-1922
Duke Maas 1976-12-07 47.310 -- p 5-10 170 R R 1929-01-31 Utica,MI MLB 1955-1961 1955-1961
Harry Malmberg 1976-10-29 51.090 Pancreatic cancer 2b 6-1 170 R R 1925-07-31 Fairfield,AL MLB 1955-1955 1955-1955
Paul Maloy 1976-03-18 83.286 -- p 5-11 185 R R 1892-06-04 Bascom,OH MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
Firpo Marberry 1976-06-30 77.212 -- p 6-1 190 R R 1898-11-30 Streetman,TX MLB 1923-1936 1923-1936
Mike McCormick 1976-04-13 58.342 -- of 6-0 200 R R 1917-05-06 Angels Camp,CA MLB 1940-1951 1940-1951
Mike Meola 1976-09-01 70.317 -- p 5-11 175 R R 1905-10-19 New York,NY MLB 1933-1936 1933-1936
Dee Miles 1976-11-02 67.260 -- of 6-0 175 L R 1909-02-15 Kellerman,AL MLB 1935-1943 1935-1943
Johnny Miljus 1976-02-11 80.225 -- p 6-1 178 R R 1895-06-30 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1917-1929 1917-1929
Monroe Mitchell 1976-09-04 74.358 -- p 6-1 170 R L 1901-09-11 Starkville,MS MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
Bill Mizeur 1976-08-27 79.065 -- h 6-0 180 L R 1897-06-22 Nokomis,IL MLB 1923-1924 1923-1924
Eddie Moore 1976-02-10 77.022 -- 2b-of 5-7 165 R R 1899-01-18 Barlow,KY MLB 1923-1934 1923-1934
Bob Moose 1976-10-09 29.001 Car accident p 6-0 200 R R 1947-10-09 Export,PA MLB 1967-1976 1967-1976
Freddie Muller 1976-10-20 68.304 -- 2b 5-10 170 R R 1907-12-21 Newark,CA MLB 1933-1934 1933-1934
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Walter Murphy 1976-03-23 68.178 -- p 6-1 180 R R 1907-09-27 New York,NY MLB 1931-1931 1931-1931
Danny Murtaugh 1976-12-02 59.055 -- 2b 5-9 165 R R 1917-10-08 Chester,PA MLB 1941-1951 1941-1951
Elmer Myers 1976-07-29 82.148 -- p 6-2 185 R R 1894-03-02 York Springs,PA MLB 1915-1922 1915-1922
Ernie Nevers 1976-05-03 72.327 -- p 6-0 205 R R 1903-06-11 Willow River,MN MLB 1926-1928 1926-1928
Floyd Newkirk 1976-04-15 67.273 -- p 5-11 178 R R 1908-07-16 Norris City,IL MLB 1934-1934 1934-1934
Jimmy O'Connell 1976-11-11 75.273 -- of 5-10 175 L R 1901-02-11 Sacramento,CA MLB 1923-1924 1923-1924
Jim O'Neill 1976-09-05 83.193 -- ss 5-10 165 R R 1893-02-23 Minooka,PA MLB 1920-1923 1920-1923
Prince Oana 1976-06-19 68.149 -- p 6-2 193 R R 1908-01-22 Waipahu,HI MLB 1934-1945 1934-1945
Harry Otis 1976-01-29 89.115 -- p 6-0 180 R L 1886-10-05 West New York,NJ MLB 1909-1909 1909-1909
Johnny Pasek 1976-03-13 70.261 -- c 5-10 175 R R 1905-06-25 Niagara Falls,NY MLB 1933-1934 1933-1934
Al Platte 1976-08-29 86.137 -- of 5-7 160 L L 1890-04-13 Grand Rapids,MI MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
Rip Russell 1976-09-26 61.244 -- 1b-3b 6-1 180 R R 1915-01-26 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1939-1947 1939-1947
Heinie Scheer 1976-03-21 75.233 -- 2b 5-8 146 R R 1900-07-31 New York,NY MLB 1922-1923 1922-1923
Carey Selph 1976-02-24 74.080 -- 3b-2b 5-9 175 R R 1901-12-05 Donaldson,AR MLB 1929-1932 1929-1932
John Shovlin 1976-02-16 85.032 -- 2b-ss 5-7 163 R R 1891-01-14 Drifton,PA MLB 1911-1920 1911-1920
Eddie Silber 1976-10-26 62.142 -- of 5-11 170 R R 1914-06-06 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1937-1939 1937-1939
Bill Skiff 1976-12-25 81.070 -- c 5-10 170 R R 1895-10-16 New Rochelle,NY MLB 1921-1926 1921-1926
Ed Sperber 1976-01-05 80.348 -- of 5-11 175 L L 1895-01-21 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1924-1925 1924-1925
Dwight Stone 1976-06-03 89.305 -- p 6-1 170 R R 1886-08-02 -- MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
Danny Thompson 1976-12-10 29.313 Leukemia ss-3b 6-0 183 R R 1947-02-01 Wichita,KS MLB 1970-1976 1970-1976
Bert Tooley 1976-08-17 89.352 -- ss 5-10 155 R R 1886-08-30 Howell,MI MLB 1911-1912 1911-1912
Leo Townsend 1976-12-03 85.322 -- p 5-10 160 L L 1891-01-15 Mobile,AL MLB 1920-1921 1920-1921
Ken Trinkle 1976-05-10 56.147 -- p 6-1 175 R R 1919-12-15 Paoli,IN MLB 1943-1949 1943-1949
Elmer Tutwiler 1976-05-03 70.165 -- p 5-11 158 R R 1905-11-19 Carbon Hill,AL MLB 1928-1928 1928-1928
Johnny Walker 1976-08-19 79.250 -- 1b 6-0 175 R R 1896-12-11 Toulon,IL MLB 1919-1921 1919-1921
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Lon Warneke 1976-06-23 67.087 -- p 6-2 185 R R 1909-03-28 Mount Ida,AR MLB 1930-1945 1930-1945
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