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1985 MLB Season

1985 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
Alf Anderson 1985-06-23 71.146 -- ss 5-11 165 R R 1914-01-28 Gainesville,GA MLB 1941-1946 1941-1946
George Banks 1985-03-01 46.158 -- 3b-of 5-11 185 R R 1938-09-24 Pacolet Mills,SC MLB 1962-1966 1962-1966
Curt Barclay 1985-03-25 53.216 -- p 6-3 210 R R 1931-08-22 Chicago,IL MLB 1957-1959 1957-1959
Les Bell 1985-12-26 84.012 -- 3b 5-11 165 R R 1901-12-14 Harrisburg,PA MLB 1923-1931 1923-1931
Johnny Bero 1985-05-11 62.140 -- ss 6-0 170 L R 1922-12-22 Gardena,CA MLB 1948-1951 1948-1951
Jim Bilbrey 1985-12-26 61.250 -- p 6-2 205 R R 1924-04-20 Rickman,TN MLB 1949-1949 1949-1949
Ossie Bluege 1985-10-14 84.355 -- 3b 5-11 162 R R 1900-10-24 Chicago,IL MLB 1922-1939 1922-1939
Elmer Bowman 1985-12-17 88.272 -- h 6-0 193 R R 1897-03-19 Proctor,VT MLB 1920-1920 1920-1920
Joe Bradshaw 1985-01-30 87.165 -- p 6-2 200 R R 1897-08-17 Roellen,TN MLB 1929-1929 1929-1929
Art Bramhall 1985-09-04 76.194 -- ss-3b 5-11 170 R R 1909-02-22 Oak Park,IL MLB 1935-1935 1935-1935
Johnny Broaca 1985-05-16 75.225 -- p 5-11 190 R R 1909-10-03 Lawrence,MA MLB 1934-1939 1934-1939
Guy Bush 1985-07-02 83.313 -- p 6-0 175 R R 1901-08-23 Aberdeen,MS MLB 1923-1945 1923-1945
Harry Byrd 1985-05-14 60.100 -- p 6-1 188 R R 1925-02-03 Darlington,SC MLB 1950-1957 1950-1957
Ken Chase 1985-01-16 71.102 -- p 6-2 210 L L 1913-10-06 Oneonta,NY MLB 1936-1943 1936-1943
Stu Clarke 1985-08-26 79.214 -- ss-3b 5-8 160 R R 1906-01-24 San Francisco,CA MLB 1929-1930 1929-1930
Larry Drake 1985-07-14 64.071 -- of 6-1 195 L R 1921-05-04 McKinney,TX MLB 1945-1948 1945-1948
Dick Drott 1985-08-16 49.046 -- p 6-0 185 R R 1936-07-01 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1957-1963 1957-1963
Jake Early 1985-05-31 70.012 -- c 5-11 168 L R 1915-05-19 Kings Mountain,NC MLB 1939-1949 1939-1949
Clarence Fieber 1985-08-20 71.350 -- p 6-4 187 L L 1913-09-04 San Francisco,CA MLB 1932-1932 1932-1932
Joe Genewich 1985-12-21 88.339 -- p 6-0 174 R R 1897-01-15 Elmira,NY MLB 1922-1930 1922-1930
Joe Glenn 1985-05-06 76.168 -- c 5-11 175 R R 1908-11-19 Dickson City,PA MLB 1932-1940 1932-1940
Hal Goldsmith 1985-10-20 87.062 -- p 6-0 174 R R 1898-08-18 Peconic,NY MLB 1926-1929 1926-1929
Jim Grant 1985-11-30 91.117 -- p 5-11 180 R L 1894-08-04 Coalville,IA MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
Burleigh Grimes 1985-12-06 92.118 -- p 5-10 175 R R 1893-08-09 Emerald,WI MLB 1916-1934 1916-1934
Oscar Harstad 1985-11-14 93.173 -- p 6-0 174 R R 1892-05-24 Parkland,WA MLB 1915-1915 1915-1915
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Kirby Higbe 1985-05-06 70.028 -- p 5-11 190 R R 1915-04-08 Columbia,SC MLB 1937-1950 1937-1950
Ray Jablonski 1985-11-25 58.343 -- 3b 5-10 183 R R 1926-12-17 Chicago,IL MLB 1953-1960 1953-1960
Syl Johnson 1985-02-20 84.051 -- p 5-11 180 R R 1900-12-31 Portland,OR MLB 1922-1940 1922-1940
Ted Kleinhans 1985-07-24 86.106 -- p 6-0 170 R L 1899-04-08 Deer Park,WI MLB 1934-1938 1934-1938
Bill Kunkel 1985-05-04 48.302 -- p 6-1 187 R R 1936-07-06 Hoboken,NJ MLB 1961-1963 1961-1963
Roy Lee 1985-11-11 68.044 -- p 5-11 175 L L 1917-09-28 Elmira,NY MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
Johnny Lindell 1985-08-27 68.362 -- of 6-4 217 R R 1916-08-30 Greeley,CO MLB 1941-1954 1941-1954
Roy Luebbe 1985-08-21 84.338 -- c 6-0 175 B R 1900-09-17 Parkersburg,IA MLB 1925-1925 1925-1925
Dave Madison 1985-12-08 64.310 -- p 6-3 190 R R 1921-02-01 Brooksville,MS MLB 1950-1953 1950-1953
Roger Maris 1985-12-14 51.095 Cancer of 6-0 204 L R 1934-09-10 Hibbing,MN MLB 1957-1968 1957-1968
Cloy Mattox 1985-08-03 82.252 -- c 5-8 168 L R 1902-11-24 Leesville,VA MLB 1929-1929 1929-1929
Archie McKain 1985-05-21 74.009 -- p 5-10 175 B L 1911-05-12 Delphos,KS MLB 1937-1943 1937-1943
Johnny Mokan 1985-02-10 89.140 -- of 5-7 165 R R 1895-09-23 Buffalo,NY MLB 1921-1927 1921-1927
Bill Morley 1985-05-14 95.110 -- 2b 5-11 170 R R 1890-01-23 Holland,MI MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
Frank Mulroney 1985-11-11 82.217 -- p 6-0 170 R R 1903-04-08 Mallard,IA MLB 1930-1930 1930-1930
Van Mungo 1985-02-12 73.250 -- p 6-2 185 R R 1911-06-08 Pageland,SC MLB 1931-1945 1931-1945
Luke Nelson 1985-11-14 91.344 -- p 6-0 180 R R 1893-12-04 Cable,IL MLB 1919-1919 1919-1919
Bob Nieman 1985-03-10 58.043 -- of 5-11 195 R R 1927-01-26 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1951-1962 1951-1962
Ken O'Dea 1985-12-17 72.276 -- c 6-0 180 L R 1913-03-16 Lima,NY MLB 1935-1946 1935-1946
Ike Pearson 1985-03-17 68.016 -- p 6-1 180 R R 1917-03-01 Grenada,MS MLB 1939-1948 1939-1948
Red Peery 1985-05-06 78.264 -- p 5-11 160 L L 1906-08-15 Payson,UT MLB 1927-1929 1927-1929
Grover Powell 1985-05-21 44.223 -- p 5-10 175 L L 1940-10-10 Sayre,PA MLB 1963-1963 1963-1963
Johnny Rucker 1985-08-07 68.204 -- of 6-2 175 L R 1917-01-15 Crabapple,GA MLB 1940-1946 1940-1946
Bob Scheffing 1985-10-26 72.076 -- c 6-2 189 R R 1913-08-11 Overland,MO MLB 1941-1951 1941-1951
Wes Schulmerich 1985-06-26 83.309 -- of 5-11 210 R R 1901-08-21 Hillsboro,OR MLB 1931-1934 1931-1934
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Bud Sheely 1985-10-17 64.325 -- c 6-1 200 L R 1920-11-26 Spokane,WA MLB 1951-1953 1951-1953
Monk Sherlock 1985-11-26 81.031 -- 1b 5-10 175 R R 1904-10-26 Buffalo,NY MLB 1930-1930 1930-1930
Lefty Smoll 1985-08-31 71.136 -- p 5-10 175 B L 1914-04-17 Quakertown,PA MLB 1940-1940 1940-1940
Steamboat Struss 1985-09-12 76.200 -- p 5-11 163 R R 1909-02-24 Riverdale,IL MLB 1934-1934 1934-1934
Joe Sullivan 1985-04-08 74.194 -- p 5-11 175 L L 1910-09-26 Mason City,IL MLB 1935-1941 1935-1941
Bud Teachout 1985-05-11 81.074 -- p 6-2 183 R L 1904-02-27 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1930-1932 1930-1932
Al Todd 1985-03-08 83.060 -- c 6-1 198 R R 1902-01-07 Troy,NY MLB 1932-1943 1932-1943
George Uhle 1985-02-26 86.160 -- p 6-0 190 R R 1898-09-18 Cleveland,OH MLB 1919-1936 1919-1936
Dick Wakefield 1985-08-26 64.112 -- of 6-4 210 L R 1921-05-06 Chicago,IL MLB 1941-1952 1941-1952
Augie Walsh 1985-11-12 81.087 -- p 6-0 175 R R 1904-08-17 Wilmington,DE MLB 1927-1928 1927-1928
Bill Wambsganss 1985-12-08 91.263 -- 2b 5-11 175 R R 1894-03-19 Cleveland,OH MLB 1914-1926 1914-1926
George Washington 1985-02-17 77.259 -- of 5-11 190 L R 1907-06-04 Linden,TX MLB 1935-1936 1935-1936
Sam West 1985-11-23 81.049 -- of 5-11 165 L L 1904-10-05 Longview,TX MLB 1927-1942 1927-1942
Whitey Wilshere 1985-05-23 72.293 -- p 6-0 180 L L 1912-08-03 Poplar Ridge,NY MLB 1934-1936 1934-1936
Bob Wilson 1985-04-23 60.060 -- c 5-11 197 R R 1925-02-22 Dallas,TX MLB 1958-1958 1958-1958
Whitey Wistert 1985-04-23 73.063 -- p 6-4 210 R R 1912-02-20 Chicago,IL MLB 1934-1934 1934-1934
Joe Wood 1985-07-27 95.274 -- of-p 5-11 180 R R 1889-10-25 Kansas City,MO MLB 1908-1922 1908-1922
Joe Wood 1985-03-25 65.174 -- 2b-3b -- 160 R R 1919-10-03 Houston,TX MLB 1943-1943 1943-1943
Rusty Yarnall 1985-10-09 82.352 -- p 6-0 175 R R 1902-10-22 Chicago,IL MLB 1926-1926 1926-1926
Bobby Young 1985-01-28 60.006 -- 2b 6-1 175 L R 1925-01-22 Granite,MD MLB 1948-1958 1948-1958
Carl Yowell 1985-07-27 82.219 -- p 6-4 180 L L 1902-12-20 Madison,VA MLB 1924-1925 1924-1925
Benny Zientara 1985-04-16 67.061 -- 2b-3b 5-9 165 R R 1918-02-14 Chicago,IL MLB 1941-1948 1941-1948
Billy Zitzmann 1985-05-29 89.191 -- of 5-10 175 R R 1895-11-19 Long Island City,NY MLB 1919-1929 1919-1929
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