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1983 MLB Season

1983 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
Bill Anderson 1983-03-13 87.104 -- p 6-1 165 R L 1895-11-28 Boston,MA MLB 1925-1925 1925-1925
Earl Averill 1983-08-16 81.087 -- of 5-9 172 L R 1902-05-21 Snohomish,WA MLB 1929-1941 1929-1941
Dick Aylward 1983-06-11 58.006 -- c 6-0 190 R R 1925-06-04 Baltimore,MD MLB 1953-1953 1953-1953
Joe Beggs 1983-07-19 72.257 -- p 6-1 182 R R 1910-11-04 Rankin,PA MLB 1938-1948 1938-1948
Josh Billings 1983-12-26 76.090 -- p 5-11 180 R R 1907-09-27 New York,NY MLB 1927-1929 1927-1929
Chet Boak 1983-11-28 48.162 -- 2b 6-0 180 R R 1935-06-19 New Castle,PA MLB 1960-1961 1960-1961
Gil Britton 1983-06-20 91.271 -- ss 5-10 160 R R 1891-09-21 Parsons,KS MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
Doc Carroll 1983-06-27 91.180 -- c 6-0 170 R R 1891-12-28 Worcester,MA MLB 1916-1916 1916-1916
Kit Carson 1983-06-21 70.217 -- of 6-0 180 L L 1912-11-15 Colton,CA MLB 1934-1935 1934-1935
Joe Chamberlain 1983-01-28 72.263 -- ss-3b 6-1 175 R R 1910-05-10 San Francisco,CA MLB 1934-1934 1934-1934
Calvin Chapman 1983-04-01 72.102 -- of-2b 5-9 160 L R 1910-12-20 Courtland,MS MLB 1935-1936 1935-1936
Joe Cicero 1983-03-30 72.132 -- of 5-8 167 R R 1910-11-18 Atlantic City,NJ MLB 1929-1945 1929-1945
Rufe Clarke 1983-02-08 82.300 -- p 6-1 203 R R 1900-04-13 Estill,SC MLB 1923-1924 1923-1924
Frank Colman 1983-02-19 64.354 -- of-1b 5-11 188 L L 1918-03-02 London,ON MLB 1942-1947 1942-1947
Jim Cronin 1983-06-10 77.307 -- 2b-ss 5-10 150 B R 1905-08-07 Richmond,CA MLB 1929-1929 1929-1929
Buck Crouse 1983-10-23 86.288 -- c 5-8 158 L R 1897-01-06 Anderson,IN MLB 1923-1930 1923-1930
Cookie Cuccurullo 1983-01-23 64.349 -- p 5-10 168 L L 1918-02-08 Asbury Park,NJ MLB 1943-1945 1943-1945
Ike Danning 1983-03-30 78.068 -- c 5-10 160 R R 1905-01-20 Santa Monica,CA MLB 1928-1928 1928-1928
George Darrow 1983-03-24 79.255 -- p 6-0 180 L L 1903-07-12 Beloit,KS MLB 1934-1934 1934-1934
Kiddo Davis 1983-03-04 81.020 -- of 5-11 178 R R 1902-02-12 Bridgeport,CT MLB 1932-1938 1932-1938
Charlie Engle 1983-10-12 80.046 -- ss-3b 5-8 145 R R 1903-08-27 New York,NY MLB 1926-1930 1926-1930
Bill Evans 1983-11-30 64.250 -- p 6-2 180 R R 1919-03-25 Quanah,TX MLB 1949-1951 1949-1951
Everett Fagan 1983-02-16 65.034 -- p 6-0 195 R R 1918-01-13 Pottersville,NJ MLB 1943-1946 1943-1946
Jake Freeze 1983-04-09 82.348 -- p 5-8 150 R R 1900-04-25 Huntington,AR MLB 1925-1925 1925-1925
Sam Gibson 1983-01-31 83.178 -- p 6-2 198 L R 1899-08-05 King,NC MLB 1926-1932 1926-1932
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Charlie Gilbert 1983-08-13 64.036 -- of 5-9 165 L L 1919-07-08 New Orleans,LA MLB 1940-1947 1940-1947
Sid Graves 1983-12-26 82.025 -- of 6-0 170 R R 1901-11-30 Marblehead,MA MLB 1927-1927 1927-1927
Nelson Greene 1983-04-06 82.197 -- p 6-0 185 L L 1900-09-20 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1924-1925 1924-1925
Charlie Grimm 1983-11-15 85.078 -- 1b 5-11 173 L L 1898-08-28 St. Louis,MO MLB 1916-1936 1916-1936
George Halas 1983-10-31 88.270 -- of 6-0 164 B R 1895-02-02 Chicago,IL MLB 1919-1919 1919-1919
Bob Hall 1983-03-12 59.080 -- p 6-2 195 R R 1923-12-22 Swissvale,PA MLB 1949-1953 1949-1953
Jackie Hayes 1983-02-09 76.205 -- 2b -- 165 R R 1906-07-19 Clanton,AL MLB 1927-1940 1927-1940
Trader Horne 1983-02-03 83.296 -- p 5-9 155 B R 1899-04-12 Bachman,OH MLB 1929-1929 1929-1929
Chet Johnson 1983-04-10 65.252 -- p 6-0 175 L L 1917-08-01 Redmond,WA MLB 1946-1946 1946-1946
Willie Jones 1983-10-18 58.062 -- 3b 6-1 192 R R 1925-08-16 Dillon,SC MLB 1947-1961 1947-1961
Bill Kennedy 1983-04-09 62.025 -- p 6-2 195 L L 1921-03-14 Carnesville,GA MLB 1948-1957 1948-1957
Chet Laabs 1983-01-26 70.270 -- of 5-8 175 R R 1912-04-30 Milwaukee,WI MLB 1937-1947 1937-1947
Jesse Landrum 1983-06-27 70.330 -- 2b 5-11 175 R R 1912-07-31 Crockett,TX MLB 1938-1938 1938-1938
Bob Lawrence 1983-11-06 83.326 -- p 5-11 180 R R 1899-12-14 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1924-1924 1924-1924
Ed Leip 1983-11-24 72.360 -- 2b 5-9 160 R R 1910-11-29 Trenton,NJ MLB 1939-1941 1939-1941
Dutch Leonard 1983-04-17 74.022 -- p 6-0 175 R R 1909-03-25 Auburn,IL MLB 1933-1953 1933-1953
Mickey Livingston 1983-04-03 68.139 -- c 6-1 185 R R 1914-11-15 Newberry,SC MLB 1938-1951 1938-1951
Carl Manda 1983-03-09 94.111 -- 2b 5-10 170 R R 1888-11-16 Little River,KS MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
Speed Martin 1983-06-14 89.271 -- p 6-0 165 R R 1893-09-15 Wawawai,WA MLB 1917-1922 1917-1922
Bill McCarren 1983-09-11 87.310 -- 3b 5-11 170 R R 1895-11-04 Fortenia,PA MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
Mike Menosky 1983-04-11 88.176 -- of 5-10 163 L R 1894-10-16 Glen Campbell,PA MLB 1916-1923 1916-1923
Frank Mills 1983-08-31 88.109 -- c 6-0 180 L R 1895-05-13 Knoxville,OH MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
Carl Morton 1983-04-12 39.084 -- p 6-0 200 R R 1944-01-18 Kansas City,MO MLB 1969-1976 1969-1977
Mal Moss 1983-02-05 77.293 -- p 6-0 175 R L 1905-04-18 Sullivan,IN MLB 1930-1930 1930-1930
Pat Murray 1983-11-05 86.108 -- p 6-0 175 R L 1897-07-18 Scottsville,NY MLB 1919-1919 1919-1919
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Eddie Palmer 1983-01-09 89.221 -- 3b 5-9 175 R R 1893-06-01 Petty,TX MLB 1917-1917 1917-1917
Carlos Paula 1983-04-25 55.148 -- of 6-3 195 R R 1927-11-28 Havana,CU MLB 1954-1956 1954-1956
Clarence Pickrel 1983-11-04 72.221 -- p 6-1 180 R R 1911-03-28 Gretna,VA MLB 1933-1934 1933-1934
Lerton Pinto 1983-05-13 84.034 -- p 6-0 190 L L 1899-04-08 Chillicothe,OH MLB 1922-1924 1922-1924
Jennings Poindexter 1983-03-03 72.154 -- p 5-10 165 L L 1910-09-30 Pauls Valley,OK MLB 1936-1939 1936-1939
Squire Potter 1983-01-27 80.315 -- p 6-1 185 R R 1902-03-18 Flatwoods,KY MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
Mike Powers 1983-12-02 77.275 -- of 6-1 185 L L 1906-03-02 Toddspoint,KY MLB 1932-1933 1932-1933
Don Rader 1983-06-26 89.293 -- ss 5-10 164 L R 1893-09-05 Wolcott,IN MLB 1913-1921 1913-1921
Del Rice 1983-01-26 60.091 -- c 6-2 190 R R 1922-10-27 Portsmouth,OH MLB 1945-1961 1945-1961
Woody Rich 1983-04-18 67.039 -- p 6-2 185 L R 1916-03-09 Morganton,NC MLB 1939-1944 1939-1944
Jack Roche 1983-03-30 92.127 -- c 6-1 178 R R 1890-11-22 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1914-1917 1914-1917
Dutch Romberger 1983-05-26 56.000 -- p 6-0 185 R R 1927-05-26 Klingerstown,PA MLB 1954-1954 1954-1954
Art Ruble 1983-11-01 80.235 -- of 5-10 168 L R 1903-03-11 Knoxville,TN MLB 1927-1934 1927-1934
Ray Sanders 1983-10-28 66.327 -- 1b 6-2 185 L R 1916-12-04 Bonne Terre,MO MLB 1942-1949 1942-1949
Bill Sarni 1983-04-15 55.208 -- c 5-11 187 R R 1927-09-19 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1951-1956 1951-1956
Don Savidge 1983-03-22 74.205 -- p 6-1 180 R R 1908-08-28 Berwick,PA MLB 1929-1929 1929-1929
Mike Schemer 1983-04-22 65.153 -- 1b 6-0 180 L L 1917-11-20 Baltimore,MD MLB 1945-1946 1945-1946
Fred Schulte 1983-05-20 82.126 -- of 6-1 183 R R 1901-01-13 Belvidere,IL MLB 1927-1937 1927-1937
Dave Short 1983-11-22 66.194 -- of 5-11 162 L R 1917-05-11 Magnolia,AR MLB 1940-1941 1940-1941
Chick Sorrells 1983-07-20 86.352 -- ss 5-9 155 R R 1896-07-31 Stringtown,OK MLB 1922-1922 1922-1922
Stan Spence 1983-01-09 67.295 -- of 5-10 180 L L 1915-03-20 South Portsmouth,KY MLB 1940-1949 1940-1949
Lefty Taber 1983-11-05 83.297 -- p 6-0 180 L L 1900-01-11 Rock Island,IL MLB 1926-1927 1926-1927
Johnny Tobin 1983-08-06 76.325 -- h 6-3 187 R R 1906-09-15 Jamaica Plain,MA MLB 1932-1932 1932-1932
Gil Torres 1983-01-10 67.140 -- ss-3b 6-0 155 R R 1915-08-23 Regla,CU MLB 1940-1946 1940-1946
George Turbeville 1983-10-05 69.042 -- p 6-1 175 R L 1914-08-24 Turbeville,SC MLB 1935-1937 1935-1937
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Jimmy Wasdell 1983-08-06 69.083 -- of-1b 5-11 185 L L 1914-05-15 Cleveland,OH MLB 1937-1947 1937-1947
Harry Weaver 1983-05-30 91.092 -- p 5-11 160 R R 1892-02-26 Clarendon,PA MLB 1915-1919 1915-1919
Jim Weaver 1983-12-12 80.017 -- p 6-6 230 R R 1903-11-25 Obion County,TN MLB 1928-1939 1928-1939
Vic Wertz 1983-07-07 58.147 -- of-1b 6-0 186 L R 1925-02-09 York,PA MLB 1947-1963 1947-1963
Ed Wheeler 1983-08-04 68.072 -- 3b-ss 5-9 160 R R 1915-05-24 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
Hal Wiltse 1983-11-02 80.088 -- p 5-9 168 L L 1903-08-06 Clay City,IL MLB 1926-1931 1926-1931
Mel Wright 1983-05-16 55.004 -- p 6-3 210 R R 1928-05-11 Manila,AR MLB 1954-1961 1954-1961
Archie Yelle 1983-05-02 90.323 -- c 5-10 170 R R 1892-06-11 Saginaw,MI MLB 1917-1919 1917-1919
Babe Young 1983-12-25 68.177 -- 1b 6-2 185 L L 1915-07-01 Astoria,NY MLB 1936-1948 1936-1948
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