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1986 MLB Season

1986 MLB Season

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1986 MLB Deaths
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player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
George Abrams 1986-12-05 89.025 -- p 5-9 170 R R 1897-11-09 Seattle,WA MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
John Bogart 1986-12-07 86.076 -- p 6-2 195 R R 1900-09-21 Bloomsburg,PA MLB 1920-1920 1920-1920
John Boozer 1986-01-24 47.202 Hodgkin's Disease p 6-3 205 R R 1938-07-06 Columbia,SC MLB 1962-1969 1962-1969
Mel Bosser 1986-03-26 66.046 -- p 6-0 173 R R 1920-02-08 Johnstown,PA MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
Roy Bruner 1986-11-30 69.293 -- p 6-0 165 R R 1917-02-10 Cecilia,KY MLB 1939-1941 1939-1941
Joe Burns 1986-01-07 85.316 -- c 6-0 175 R R 1900-02-25 Trenton,NJ MLB 1924-1924 1924-1924
Norm Cash 1986-10-12 51.336 Drowned 1b 6-0 190 L L 1934-11-10 Justiceburg,TX MLB 1958-1974 1958-1974
Paul Castner 1986-03-03 89.014 -- p 5-11 187 L L 1897-02-16 St. Paul,MN MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
Jake Caulfield 1986-12-16 69.023 -- ss 5-11 170 R R 1917-11-23 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1946-1946 1946-1946
Johnny Cooney 1986-07-08 85.112 -- of-p 5-10 165 R L 1901-03-18 Cranston,RI MLB 1921-1944 1921-1944
Joe DeSa 1986-12-20 27.146 Car accident 1b 5-11 170 L L 1959-07-27 Honolulu,HI MLB 1980-1985 1977-1986
George Diehl 1986-08-24 68.180 -- p 6-2 196 R R 1918-02-25 Emmaus,PA MLB 1942-1943 1942-1943
Vince DiMaggio 1986-10-03 74.026 -- of 5-11 183 R R 1912-09-06 Martinez,CA MLB 1937-1946 1937-1946
Taylor Douthit 1986-05-28 85.036 -- of 5-11 175 R R 1901-04-22 Little Rock,AR MLB 1923-1933 1923-1933
George Durning 1986-04-18 87.343 -- of 5-11 175 R R 1898-05-09 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1925-1925 1925-1925
Charlie Eckert 1986-08-22 89.013 -- p 5-10 165 R R 1897-08-08 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1919-1922 1919-1922
Eddie Feinberg 1986-04-20 68.203 -- ss-2b 5-9 165 B R 1917-09-29 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1938-1939 1938-1939
Bob Finley 1986-01-02 70.038 -- c 6-1 200 R R 1915-11-25 Ennis,TX MLB 1943-1944 1943-1944
Paul Florence 1986-05-28 86.035 -- c 6-1 185 B R 1900-04-22 Chicago,IL MLB 1926-1926 1926-1926
Mike Garcia 1986-01-13 62.057 -- p 6-1 200 R R 1923-11-17 San Gabriel,CA MLB 1948-1961 1948-1961
Paul Gehrman 1986-10-23 74.172 -- p 6-0 195 R R 1912-05-03 Marquam,OR MLB 1937-1937 1937-1937
Tom Gorman 1986-08-11 67.148 -- p 6-2 200 R L 1919-03-16 New York,NY MLB 1939-1939 1939-1939
Hank Grampp 1986-03-24 82.177 -- p 6-1 185 R R 1903-09-28 New York,NY MLB 1927-1929 1927-1929
George Grant 1986-03-25 83.078 -- p 5-11 175 R R 1903-01-06 East Tallassee,AL MLB 1923-1931 1923-1931
Hank Greenberg 1986-09-04 75.246 -- 1b-of 6-3 210 R R 1911-01-01 New York,NY MLB 1930-1947 1930-1947
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Tom Grubbs 1986-01-28 91.339 -- p 6-2 165 R R 1894-02-22 Mount Sterling,KY MLB 1920-1920 1920-1920
Bud Hafey 1986-07-27 73.355 -- of 6-0 185 R R 1912-08-06 Berkeley,CA MLB 1935-1939 1935-1939
Bill Hall 1986-01-01 57.155 -- c 5-11 165 L R 1928-07-30 Moultrie,GA MLB 1954-1958 1954-1958
Fred Hancock 1986-03-12 65.349 -- ss 5-8 170 R R 1920-03-28 Allenport,PA MLB 1949-1949 1949-1949
Loy Hanning 1986-06-24 68.249 -- p 6-2 175 R R 1917-10-18 Bunker,MO MLB 1939-1942 1939-1942
Luther Harvel 1986-04-10 80.192 -- of 5-11 180 R R 1905-09-30 Cambria,IL MLB 1928-1928 1928-1928
Mickey Heath 1986-07-30 82.273 -- 1b 6-0 175 L L 1903-10-30 Toledo,OH MLB 1931-1932 1931-1932
Chico Hernandez 1986-01-03 70.000 -- c 6-0 195 R R 1916-01-03 Havana,CU MLB 1942-1943 1942-1943
Bill Higdon 1986-08-30 62.124 -- of 6-1 193 L R 1924-04-27 Camp Hill,AL MLB 1949-1949 1949-1949
Wally Holborow 1986-07-14 72.226 -- p 5-11 187 R R 1913-11-30 New York,NY MLB 1944-1948 1944-1948
Ed Holley 1986-10-26 87.094 -- p 6-1 195 R R 1899-07-23 Benton,KY MLB 1928-1934 1928-1934
Roy Johnson 1986-01-10 90.100 -- p 6-0 185 R R 1895-10-01 Madill,OK MLB 1918-1918 1918-1918
Marty Karow 1986-04-27 81.283 -- ss-3b 5-10 170 R R 1904-07-18 Braddock,PA MLB 1927-1927 1927-1927
Pip Koehler 1986-12-08 84.326 -- of 5-10 165 R R 1902-01-16 Gilbert,PA MLB 1925-1925 1925-1925
Dick Kokos 1986-04-09 58.042 -- of 5-8 170 L L 1928-02-26 Chicago,IL MLB 1948-1954 1948-1954
Larry Kopf 1986-10-15 95.345 -- ss 5-9 160 B R 1890-11-03 Bristol,CT MLB 1913-1923 1913-1923
Doc Land 1986-04-14 82.335 -- of 5-11 165 L L 1903-05-14 Binnsville,MS MLB 1929-1929 1929-1929
Walt Lanfranconi 1986-08-18 69.282 -- p 5-7 155 R R 1916-11-09 Barre,VT MLB 1941-1947 1941-1947
Peanuts Lowrey 1986-07-02 68.309 -- of 5-8 170 R R 1917-08-27 Culver City,CA MLB 1942-1955 1942-1955
Hal Luby 1986-05-04 72.325 -- 3b-2b 5-10 185 R R 1913-06-13 Blackfoot,ID MLB 1936-1944 1936-1944
Red Lucas 1986-07-09 84.072 -- p 5-9 170 L R 1902-04-28 Columbia,TN MLB 1923-1938 1923-1938
Ted Lyons 1986-07-25 85.209 -- p 5-11 200 B R 1900-12-28 Lake Charles,LA MLB 1923-1946 1923-1946
Clarence Maddern 1986-08-09 64.317 -- of 6-1 185 R R 1921-09-26 Bisbee,AZ MLB 1946-1951 1946-1951
Harl Maggert 1986-07-10 72.067 -- of-3b 6-0 190 R R 1914-05-04 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1938-1938 1938-1938
Dixie McArthur 1986-05-31 94.118 -- p 6-1 185 R R 1892-02-01 Vernon,AL MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Bill McCahan 1986-07-03 65.026 -- p 5-11 200 R R 1921-06-07 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1946-1949 1946-1949
Ed McGhee 1986-02-13 61.137 -- of 5-11 170 R R 1924-09-29 Perry,AR MLB 1950-1955 1950-1955
Hugh McMullen 1986-05-23 84.158 -- c 6-1 180 B R 1901-12-16 LaCygne,KS MLB 1925-1929 1925-1929
Cliff Melton 1986-07-28 74.206 -- p 6-5 203 L L 1912-01-03 Brevard,NC MLB 1937-1944 1937-1944
John Middleton 1986-11-03 86.205 -- p 6-1 185 L L 1900-04-11 Mount Calm,TX MLB 1922-1922 1922-1922
Jimmy Moore 1986-03-07 82.317 -- of 6-0 187 R R 1903-04-24 Paris,TN MLB 1930-1931 1930-1931
Bob Moorhead 1986-12-03 48.314 -- p 6-1 208 R R 1938-01-23 Chambersburg,PA MLB 1962-1965 1962-1965
Dave Morey 1986-01-04 96.312 -- p 6-0 185 L R 1889-02-25 Malden,MA MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
Heinie Mueller 1986-10-03 74.074 -- 2b-3b 5-6 167 B R 1912-07-20 St. Louis,MO MLB 1938-1941 1938-1941
Joe Mulligan 1986-06-05 72.309 -- p 6-4 210 R R 1913-07-31 Weymouth,MA MLB 1934-1934 1934-1934
Otho Nitcholas 1986-09-11 77.363 -- p 6-0 190 R R 1908-09-13 McKinney,TX MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
Frank O'Rourke 1986-05-14 91.166 -- 3b-ss 5-10 165 R R 1894-11-28 Hamilton,ON MLB 1912-1931 1912-1931
Joe Oeschger 1986-07-28 94.063 -- p 6-0 190 R R 1892-05-24 Chicago,IL MLB 1914-1925 1914-1925
Bill Patton 1986-03-15 73.159 -- c 6-2 180 R R 1912-10-07 Cornwall,PA MLB 1935-1935 1935-1935
George Pipgras 1986-10-19 86.302 -- p 6-1 185 R R 1899-12-20 Ida Grove,IA MLB 1923-1935 1923-1935
Arnie Portocarrero 1986-06-21 54.351 -- p 6-3 196 R R 1931-07-05 New York,NY MLB 1954-1960 1954-1960
Bob Rice 1986-02-20 86.267 -- 3b 5-10 170 R R 1899-05-28 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1926-1926 1926-1926
Paul Richards 1986-05-04 77.164 -- c 6-1 180 R R 1908-11-21 Waxahachie,TX MLB 1932-1946 1932-1946
Oscar Roettger 1986-07-04 86.134 -- 1b-p 6-0 170 R R 1900-02-19 St. Louis,MO MLB 1923-1932 1923-1932
Red Ruffing 1986-02-17 81.290 -- p 6-1 205 R R 1904-05-03 Granville,IL MLB 1924-1947 1924-1947
Len Schulte 1986-05-06 69.152 -- 3b-2b 5-10 160 R R 1916-12-05 St. Charles,MO MLB 1944-1946 1944-1946
Webb Schultz 1986-07-26 88.175 -- p 5-11 172 R R 1898-01-31 Wautoma,WI MLB 1924-1924 1924-1924
Pat Seerey 1986-04-28 63.042 -- of 5-10 200 R R 1923-03-17 Wilburton,OK MLB 1943-1949 1943-1949
Bill Shanner 1986-12-18 92.043 -- p 6-1 195 L R 1894-11-04 Oakland City,IN MLB 1920-1920 1920-1920
Chuck Sheerin 1986-09-27 77.163 -- 2b-3b 5-11 198 R R 1909-04-17 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1936-1936 1936-1936
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Jim Shilling 1986-09-12 72.121 -- 2b 5-11 175 R R 1914-05-14 Tulsa,OK MLB 1939-1939 1939-1939
Eddie Solomon 1986-01-12 34.337 -- p 6-3 190 R R 1951-02-09 Perry,GA MLB 1973-1982 1973-1983
Joe Sparma 1986-05-14 44.099 -- p 6-0 195 R R 1942-02-04 Massillon,OH MLB 1964-1970 1964-1970
Bill Steinecke 1986-07-20 79.163 -- c 5-8 175 R R 1907-02-07 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1931-1931 1931-1931
Al Stokes 1986-12-19 86.351 -- c 5-9 175 R R 1900-01-01 Chicago,IL MLB 1925-1926 1925-1926
Rocky Stone 1986-11-12 68.081 -- p 6-0 200 R R 1918-08-23 Redding,CA MLB 1943-1943 1943-1943
Max Surkont 1986-10-08 64.114 -- p 6-0 205 R R 1922-06-16 Central Falls,RI MLB 1949-1957 1949-1957
George Susce 1986-02-25 78.196 -- c 5-11 200 R R 1907-08-13 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1929-1944 1929-1944
Fred Thomas 1986-01-15 93.026 -- 3b 5-10 160 R R 1892-12-19 Milwaukee,WI MLB 1918-1920 1918-1920
Tom Turner 1986-05-14 69.248 -- c 6-2 195 R R 1916-09-08 Custer County,OK MLB 1940-1944 1940-1944
Dixie Upright 1986-11-13 60.167 -- h 6-0 175 L L 1926-05-30 Kannapolis,NC MLB 1953-1953 1953-1953
Russ Van Atta 1986-10-10 80.111 -- p 6-0 184 L L 1906-06-21 Augusta,NJ MLB 1933-1939 1933-1939
Sammy Vick 1986-08-17 91.126 -- of 5-10 163 R R 1895-04-12 Batesville,MS MLB 1917-1921 1917-1921
Jack Wallaesa 1986-12-27 67.118 -- ss 6-3 191 B R 1919-08-31 Easton,PA MLB 1940-1948 1940-1948
Jack Warner 1986-03-13 82.196 -- 3b-2b 5-9 165 R R 1903-08-29 Evansville,IN MLB 1925-1933 1925-1933
Skeeter Webb 1986-07-08 76.246 -- ss-2b 5-9 150 R R 1909-11-04 Meridian,MS MLB 1938-1948 1938-1948
Les Webber 1986-11-13 71.191 -- p 6-0 185 R R 1915-05-06 Kelseyville,CA MLB 1942-1948 1942-1948
Ed Wells 1986-05-01 85.328 -- p -- 183 L L 1900-06-07 Ashland,OH MLB 1923-1934 1923-1934
Jo-Jo White 1986-10-09 77.130 -- of 5-11 165 L R 1909-06-01 Red Oak,GA MLB 1932-1944 1932-1944
Jim Wilson 1986-09-02 64.194 -- p 6-1 200 R R 1922-02-20 San Diego,CA MLB 1945-1958 1945-1958
Jesse Winters 1986-06-05 92.164 -- p 6-1 165 R R 1893-12-22 Stephenville,TX MLB 1919-1923 1919-1923
Spades Wood 1986-05-18 77.125 -- p 5-10 150 L L 1909-01-13 Spartanburg,SC MLB 1930-1931 1930-1931
Johnny Wyrostek 1986-12-12 67.153 -- of 6-2 180 L R 1919-07-12 Fairmont City,IL MLB 1942-1954 1942-1954
Eddie Yuhas 1986-07-06 61.335 -- p 6-1 180 R R 1924-08-05 Youngstown,OH MLB 1952-1953 1952-1953
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