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1977 MLB Season

1977 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
Jose Acosta 1977-11-16 86.256 -- p 5-6 134 R R 1891-03-04 Havana,CU MLB 1920-1922 1920-1922
Charlie Barnabe 1977-08-16 77.065 -- p 5-11 164 L L 1900-06-12 Russell Gulch,CO MLB 1927-1928 1927-1928
Gene Bedford 1977-10-06 80.307 -- 2b 5-8 170 B R 1896-12-02 Dallas,TX MLB 1925-1925 1925-1925
Beau Bell 1977-09-14 70.025 -- of 6-2 185 R R 1907-08-20 Bellville,TX MLB 1935-1941 1935-1941
Sid Benton 1977-03-08 81.216 -- p 6-1 170 R R 1895-08-04 Buckner,AR MLB 1922-1922 1922-1922
Jack Berly 1977-06-26 74.033 -- p 6-0 190 R R 1903-05-24 Natchitoches,LA MLB 1924-1933 1924-1933
Otto Bluege 1977-06-28 67.343 -- ss 5-10 154 R R 1909-07-20 Chicago,IL MLB 1932-1933 1932-1933
Sam Bohne 1977-05-23 80.212 -- 2b-ss 5-8 175 R R 1896-10-22 San Francisco,CA MLB 1916-1926 1916-1926
Bill Bonness 1977-12-03 53.354 -- p 6-4 200 R L 1923-12-15 Cleveland,OH MLB 1944-1944 1944-1944
Joe Bratcher 1977-10-13 79.082 -- of 5-8 140 L R 1898-07-22 Grand Saline,TX MLB 1924-1924 1924-1924
Boardwalk Brown 1977-02-08 89.353 -- p 6-1 178 R R 1887-02-20 Woodbury,NJ MLB 1911-1915 1911-1915
Jimmy Brown 1977-12-29 67.248 -- ss-2b 5-8 165 B R 1910-04-25 Jamesville,NC MLB 1937-1946 1937-1946
Fred Carisch 1977-04-19 95.155 -- c 5-10 174 R R 1881-11-14 Fountain City,WI MLB 1903-1914 1903-1914
Tex Carleton 1977-01-11 70.145 -- p 6-1 180 B R 1906-08-19 Comanche,TX MLB 1932-1940 1932-1940
Johnnie Chambers 1977-05-11 65.244 -- p 6-0 185 L R 1911-09-10 Copperhill,TN MLB 1937-1937 1937-1937
Joe Connell 1977-09-21 75.248 -- h 5-8 165 L L 1902-01-16 Bethlehem,PA MLB 1926-1926 1926-1926
Leo Cristante 1977-08-24 50.257 -- p 6-1 195 R R 1926-12-10 Detroit,MI MLB 1951-1955 1951-1955
Adam Debus 1977-05-13 84.217 -- ss-3b 5-10 150 R R 1892-10-07 Chicago,IL MLB 1917-1917 1917-1917
Tod Dennehey 1977-08-08 78.087 -- of 5-10 180 L L 1899-05-12 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
Art Ewoldt 1977-12-08 83.333 -- 3b 5-10 165 R R 1894-01-08 Paullina,IA MLB 1919-1919 1919-1919
Turk Farrell 1977-06-10 43.063 -- p 6-4 220 R R 1934-04-08 Boston,MA MLB 1956-1969 1956-1969
Ray Fitzgerald 1977-09-06 72.275 -- h 5-9 168 R R 1904-12-05 Chicopee,MA MLB 1931-1931 1931-1931
Hod Ford 1977-01-29 79.189 -- ss-2b 5-10 165 R R 1897-07-23 New Haven,CT MLB 1919-1933 1919-1933
Johnny Frederick 1977-06-18 75.143 -- of 5-11 165 L L 1902-01-26 Denver,CO MLB 1929-1934 1929-1934
Danny Frisella 1977-01-01 30.303 Dune buggy accident p 6-0 195 L R 1946-03-04 San Francisco,CA MLB 1967-1976 1967-1976
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Clarence Garrett 1977-02-11 85.342 -- p 6-5 185 R R 1891-03-06 Reader,WV MLB 1915-1915 1915-1915
George Gerken 1977-10-23 74.087 -- of 5-11 175 R R 1903-07-28 Chicago,IL MLB 1927-1928 1927-1928
Jim Gladd 1977-11-08 55.037 Heart disease c 6-2 190 R R 1922-10-02 Fort Gibson,OK MLB 1946-1946 1946-1946
Bob Glenn 1977-06-03 82.351 -- p -- -- -- -- 1894-06-16 West Sunbury,PA MLB 1920-1920 1920-1920
Mike Gonzalez 1977-02-19 86.147 -- c 6-1 200 R R 1890-09-24 Havana,CU MLB 1912-1932 1912-1932
Fred Haney 1977-11-09 79.197 -- 3b 5-6 170 R R 1898-04-25 Albuquerque,NM MLB 1922-1929 1922-1929
Roy Hansen 1977-02-09 78.339 -- p 6-0 165 R R 1898-03-06 Beloit,WI MLB 1918-1918 1918-1918
Bucky Harris 1977-11-08 80.364 -- 2b 5-9 156 R R 1896-11-08 Port Jervis,NY MLB 1919-1931 1919-1931
Don Hendrickson 1977-01-19 63.189 -- p 6-2 204 R R 1913-07-14 Kewanna,IN MLB 1945-1946 1945-1946
Oral Hildebrand 1977-09-08 70.154 -- p 6-3 175 R R 1907-04-07 Indianapolis,IN MLB 1931-1940 1931-1940
Billy Holm 1977-07-27 65.006 -- c 5-10 168 R R 1912-07-21 Chicago,IL MLB 1943-1945 1943-1945
Oscar Horstmann 1977-05-11 85.343 -- p 5-11 165 R R 1891-06-02 Alma,MO MLB 1917-1919 1917-1919
Baby Doll Jacobson 1977-01-16 86.152 -- of 6-3 215 R R 1890-08-16 Cable,IL MLB 1915-1927 1915-1927
Al Javery 1977-08-16 59.072 -- p 6-3 183 R R 1918-06-05 Worcester,MA MLB 1940-1946 1940-1946
Broadway Jones 1977-09-07 78.295 -- p 5-9 154 R R 1898-11-15 Millsboro,DE MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
Bubber Jonnard 1977-08-23 79.272 -- c 6-1 185 R R 1897-11-23 Nashville,TN MLB 1920-1935 1920-1935
Joe Kelly 1977-08-16 90.326 -- of 5-10 175 R R 1886-09-23 Weir City,KS MLB 1914-1919 1914-1919
Ollie Klee 1977-02-09 76.265 -- of 5-9 160 L L 1900-05-20 Piqua,OH MLB 1925-1925 1925-1925
Bob Klinger 1977-08-19 69.076 -- p 6-0 180 R R 1908-06-04 Allenton,MO MLB 1938-1947 1938-1947
Johnny Kucab 1977-05-26 57.161 -- p 6-2 185 R R 1919-12-17 Olyphant,PA MLB 1950-1952 1950-1952
Roxie Lawson 1977-04-09 70.361 -- p 6-0 170 R R 1906-04-13 Donnellson,IA MLB 1930-1940 1930-1940
Hal Leathers 1977-04-12 78.130 -- ss-2b 5-8 152 L R 1898-12-02 Selma,CA MLB 1920-1920 1920-1920
Bill Lee 1977-06-15 67.237 -- p 6-3 195 R R 1909-10-21 Plaquemine,LA MLB 1934-1947 1934-1947
Nemo Leibold 1977-02-04 84.352 -- of 6-6 157 L R 1892-02-17 Butler,IN MLB 1913-1925 1913-1925
Bill Lewis 1977-10-24 73.009 -- c 5-9 165 R R 1904-10-15 Ripley,TN MLB 1933-1936 1933-1936
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Carlisle Littlejohn 1977-10-27 76.021 -- p 5-10 175 R R 1901-10-06 Irene,TX MLB 1927-1928 1927-1928
Paddy Livingston 1977-09-19 97.248 -- c 5-8 197 R R 1880-01-14 Cleveland,OH MLB 1901-1917 1901-1917
Howard Lohr 1977-06-09 85.005 -- of 6-0 165 R R 1892-06-03 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1914-1916 1914-1916
Sherm Lollar 1977-09-24 53.032 Cancer c 6-1 185 R R 1924-08-23 Durham,AR MLB 1946-1963 1946-1963
Ernie Lombardi 1977-09-26 69.173 -- c 6-3 230 R R 1908-04-06 Oakland,CA MLB 1931-1947 1931-1947
Jim Lyle 1977-10-10 77.078 -- p 6-1 180 R R 1900-07-24 Lake,MS MLB 1925-1925 1925-1925
Red Lynn 1977-10-27 63.304 -- p 6-0 162 R R 1913-12-27 Kenney,TX MLB 1939-1944 1939-1944
Sal Madrid 1977-02-24 56.260 -- ss 5-9 165 R R 1920-06-09 El Paso,TX MLB 1947-1947 1947-1947
Al Mahon 1977-12-26 68.094 -- p 5-11 160 L L 1909-09-23 Albion,NE MLB 1930-1930 1930-1930
Johnny Mann 1977-03-31 79.054 -- 3b 5-11 160 R R 1898-02-04 Fontanet,IN MLB 1928-1928 1928-1928
Bill Marshall 1977-05-05 66.080 -- 2b 5-8 156 R R 1911-02-14 Dorchester,MA MLB 1931-1934 1931-1934
Buster Maynard 1977-09-07 64.166 -- of-3b 5-11 170 R R 1913-03-25 Henderson,NC MLB 1940-1946 1940-1946
Tim McCabe 1977-04-12 82.174 -- p 6-0 190 R R 1894-10-19 Ironton,MO MLB 1915-1918 1915-1918
Spike Merena 1977-03-09 67.111 -- p 6-0 185 L L 1909-11-18 Paterson,NJ MLB 1934-1934 1934-1934
Bob Meusel 1977-11-28 81.131 -- of 6-3 190 R R 1896-07-19 San Jose,CA MLB 1920-1930 1920-1930
Mike Miley 1977-01-06 23.282 Car accident ss 6-1 185 B R 1953-03-30 Yazoo City,MS MLB 1975-1976 1974-1976
George Milstead 1977-08-09 74.044 -- p 5-10 144 L L 1903-06-26 Cleburne,TX MLB 1924-1926 1924-1926
Ken Nash 1977-02-16 88.216 -- ss 5-8 140 B R 1888-07-14 Weymouth,MA MLB 1912-1914 1912-1914
Ernie Neitzke 1977-04-27 82.164 -- of-p 5-10 180 R R 1894-11-13 Toledo,OH MLB 1921-1921 1921-1921
Jack Ogden 1977-11-09 80.003 -- p 6-0 190 R R 1897-11-05 Ogden,PA MLB 1918-1932 1918-1932
Chi-Chi Olivo 1977-02-03 48.322 -- p 6-2 215 R R 1928-03-18 Guayubin,DR MLB 1961-1966 1961-1966
Diomedes Olivo 1977-02-15 58.024 -- p 6-1 195 L L 1919-01-22 Guayubin,DR MLB 1960-1963 1960-1963
Barney Olsen 1977-03-30 57.201 -- of 5-11 179 R R 1919-09-11 Everett,MA MLB 1941-1941 1941-1941
Red Ostergard 1977-01-13 80.241 -- h 5-10 175 R R 1896-05-16 Denmark,WI MLB 1921-1921 1921-1921
Stubby Overmire 1977-03-03 57.292 -- p 5-7 170 R L 1919-05-16 Moline,MI MLB 1943-1952 1943-1952
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Pat Patterson 1977-10-01 76.245 -- 3b-ss 6-0 175 R R 1901-01-29 Belleville,IL MLB 1921-1921 1921-1921
Roger Peckinpaugh 1977-11-17 86.284 -- ss 5-10 165 R R 1891-02-05 Wooster,OH MLB 1910-1927 1910-1927
John Pomorski 1977-12-06 71.341 -- p 6-0 178 R R 1905-12-30 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1934-1934 1934-1934
Frankie Pytlak 1977-05-08 68.282 -- c 5-7 160 R R 1908-07-30 Buffalo,NY MLB 1932-1946 1932-1946
Chucho Ramos 1977-09-02 59.143 -- of 5-10 167 R L 1918-04-12 Maturin,VZ MLB 1944-1944 1944-1944
Otto Rettig 1977-06-16 83.137 -- p 5-11 165 R R 1894-01-29 New York,NY MLB 1922-1922 1922-1922
Johnny Rizzo 1977-12-04 65.127 -- of 6-0 190 R R 1912-07-30 Houston,TX MLB 1938-1942 1938-1942
Al Smith 1977-04-28 69.199 -- p 5-11 180 L L 1907-10-12 Belleville,IL MLB 1934-1945 1934-1945
Mayo Smith 1977-11-24 62.311 -- of 6-0 183 L R 1915-01-17 New London,MO MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
Denny Sothern 1977-12-07 73.322 -- of 5-11 175 R R 1904-01-20 Washington,DC MLB 1926-1931 1926-1931
Milt Steengrafe 1977-06-02 77.007 -- p 6-0 170 R R 1900-05-26 San Francisco,CA MLB 1924-1926 1924-1926
Hank Steinbacher 1977-04-03 64.012 -- of 5-11 180 L R 1913-03-22 Sacramento,CA MLB 1937-1939 1937-1939
Milt Stock 1977-07-16 84.004 -- 3b-2b 5-8 154 R R 1893-07-11 Chicago,IL MLB 1913-1926 1913-1926
Pete Turgeon 1977-01-24 80.020 -- ss 5-6 145 R R 1897-01-03 Minneapolis,MN MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
Elam Vangilder 1977-04-30 81.006 -- p 6-1 192 R R 1896-04-23 Cape Girardeau,MO MLB 1919-1929 1919-1929
Harry Welchonce 1977-02-26 93.098 -- of 6-0 170 L R 1883-11-20 North Point,PA MLB 1911-1911 1911-1911
Ron Willis 1977-11-21 34.132 -- p 6-2 195 R R 1943-07-12 Willisville,TN MLB 1966-1970 1966-1970
Max Wilson 1977-01-02 60.213 -- p 5-7 160 L L 1916-06-03 Haw River,NC MLB 1940-1946 1940-1946
Ernie Wingard 1977-01-17 76.092 -- p 6-2 176 L L 1900-10-17 Prattville,AL MLB 1924-1927 1924-1927
Chuck Wortman 1977-08-19 85.226 -- ss 5-7 150 R R 1892-01-05 Baltimore,MD MLB 1916-1918 1916-1918
Rube Yarrison 1977-04-22 81.043 -- p 5-11 165 R R 1896-03-09 Montgomery,PA MLB 1922-1924 1922-1924
George Zackert 1977-02-18 92.055 -- p 6-0 177 L L 1884-12-24 Buchanan County,MO MLB 1911-1912 1911-1912
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