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1988 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
Mel Almada 1988-08-13 75.187 -- of 6-0 170 L L 1913-02-07 Huatabampo,MX MLB 1933-1939 1933-1939
Jim Bagby 1988-09-02 71.359 -- p 6-2 170 R R 1916-09-08 Cleveland,OH MLB 1938-1947 1938-1947
Belve Bean 1988-06-01 83.039 -- p 5-11 195 R R 1905-04-23 Mullin,TX MLB 1930-1935 1930-1935
Clyde Beck 1988-07-15 88.190 -- 3b-2b 5-10 176 R R 1900-01-06 Bassett,CA MLB 1926-1931 1926-1931
Wally Berger 1988-11-30 83.051 -- of 6-2 198 R R 1905-10-10 Chicago,IL MLB 1930-1940 1930-1940
Bob Boken 1988-10-06 80.226 -- 2b-ss 6-2 165 R R 1908-02-23 Maryville,IL MLB 1933-1934 1933-1934
Red Bullock 1988-06-27 76.259 -- p 6-1 192 L L 1911-10-12 Biloxi,MS MLB 1936-1936 1936-1936
Bill Burgo 1988-10-19 68.349 -- of 5-8 185 R R 1919-11-05 Johnstown,PA MLB 1943-1944 1943-1944
Ralph Buxton 1988-01-06 73.213 -- p 5-11 163 R R 1914-06-07 Rainton,SK MLB 1938-1949 1938-1949
Glenn Chapman 1988-11-05 82.288 -- of-2b 5-11 170 R R 1906-01-21 Cambridge City,IN MLB 1934-1934 1934-1934
Walt Chipple 1988-06-08 69.256 -- of 6-0 168 R R 1918-09-26 Utica,NY MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
Len Church 1988-04-22 46.032 -- p 6-0 190 B R 1942-03-21 Chicago,IL MLB 1966-1966 1966-1966
Andy Cohen 1988-10-29 84.004 -- 2b 5-8 155 R R 1904-10-25 Baltimore,MD MLB 1926-1929 1926-1929
Bill Cox 1988-02-16 74.237 -- p 6-1 185 R R 1913-06-23 Ashmore,IL MLB 1936-1940 1936-1940
John Daley 1988-08-31 101.098 -- ss 5-7 155 R R 1887-05-25 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1912-1912 1912-1912
Dom Dallessandro 1988-04-29 74.208 -- of 5-6 168 L L 1913-10-03 Reading,PA MLB 1937-1947 1937-1947
Art Daney 1988-03-11 83.245 -- p 5-11 165 R R 1904-07-09 Talihina,OK MLB 1928-1928 1928-1928
Bob Daughters 1988-08-22 74.017 -- h 6-2 185 R R 1914-08-05 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1937-1937 1937-1937
Pete Donohue 1988-02-23 87.109 -- p 6-2 185 R R 1900-11-05 Athens,TX MLB 1921-1932 1921-1932
Tom Drake 1988-07-02 75.329 -- p 6-1 185 R R 1912-08-07 Birmingham,AL MLB 1939-1941 1939-1941
Tom Earley 1988-04-05 71.045 -- p 6-0 180 R R 1917-02-19 Roxbury,MA MLB 1938-1945 1938-1945
Hank Edwards 1988-06-22 69.145 -- of 6-0 190 L L 1919-01-29 Elmwood Place,OH MLB 1941-1953 1941-1953
Frank Ellerbe 1988-07-08 92.195 -- 3b 5-10 165 R R 1895-12-25 Marion County,SC MLB 1919-1924 1919-1924
Al Flair 1988-07-26 72.002 -- 1b 6-4 195 L L 1916-07-24 New Orleans,LA MLB 1941-1941 1941-1941
Wes Flowers 1988-12-31 75.140 -- p 6-1 190 L L 1913-08-13 Vanndale,AR MLB 1940-1944 1940-1944
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Boob Fowler 1988-10-08 87.331 -- ss 5-11 180 L R 1900-11-11 Waco,TX MLB 1923-1926 1923-1926
Johnny Gee 1988-01-23 72.047 -- p 6-9 225 L L 1915-12-07 Syracuse,NY MLB 1939-1946 1939-1946
John Happenny 1988-12-29 87.225 -- 2b-ss 5-11 165 R R 1901-05-18 Waltham,MA MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
Joe Hatten 1988-12-16 72.029 -- p 6-0 176 R L 1916-11-17 Bancroft,IA MLB 1946-1952 1946-1952
George Hennessey 1988-01-15 80.079 -- p 5-10 168 R R 1907-10-28 Slatington,PA MLB 1937-1945 1937-1945
Abie Hood 1988-10-14 85.257 -- 2b 5-7 152 L R 1903-01-31 Sanford,NC MLB 1925-1925 1925-1925
Carl Hubbell 1988-11-21 85.153 -- p 6-0 170 R L 1903-06-22 Carthage,MO MLB 1928-1943 1928-1943
Bob Kahle 1988-12-16 73.024 -- h 6-0 170 R R 1915-11-23 New Castle,IN MLB 1938-1938 1938-1938
Willie Kamm 1988-12-21 88.322 -- 3b 5-10 170 R R 1900-02-02 San Francisco,CA MLB 1923-1935 1923-1935
Dutch Kemner 1988-01-16 88.317 -- p 5-10 175 R R 1899-03-04 Quincy,IL MLB 1929-1929 1929-1929
Ted Kluszewski 1988-03-29 63.200 -- 1b 6-2 225 L L 1924-09-10 Argo,IL MLB 1947-1961 1947-1961
Lew Krausse 1988-09-06 76.090 -- p 5-11 186 R R 1912-06-08 Media,PA MLB 1931-1932 1931-1932
Harvey Kuenn 1988-02-28 57.086 -- of-ss 6-2 190 R R 1930-12-04 West Allis,WI MLB 1952-1966 1952-1966
Jerry Lane 1988-07-24 62.167 -- p 6-0 205 R R 1926-02-07 Ashland,NY MLB 1953-1955 1953-1955
Lou Legett 1988-03-06 86.278 -- c 5-10 166 R R 1901-06-01 New Orleans,LA MLB 1929-1935 1929-1935
Ed Linke 1988-06-21 76.225 -- p 5-11 180 R R 1911-11-09 Chicago,IL MLB 1933-1938 1933-1938
Luis Marquez 1988-03-01 62.124 -- of 5-10 174 R R 1925-10-28 Aguadilla,PR MLB 1951-1954 1951-1954
Ralph Michaels 1988-08-05 86.094 -- 3b-ss 5-10 178 R R 1902-05-03 Etna,PA MLB 1924-1926 1924-1926
Ed Montague 1988-06-17 82.328 -- ss 5-10 165 R R 1905-07-24 San Francisco,CA MLB 1928-1932 1928-1932
Earl Mossor 1988-12-29 63.161 -- p 6-1 175 L R 1925-07-21 Forbus,TN MLB 1951-1951 1951-1951
Ernie Nevel 1988-07-10 69.328 -- p 6-1 200 R R 1918-08-17 Charleston,MO MLB 1950-1953 1950-1953
Bob O'Farrell 1988-02-20 91.122 -- c 5-9 180 R R 1896-10-19 Waukegan,IL MLB 1915-1935 1915-1935
Tom Oliver 1988-02-26 85.042 -- of 6-0 168 R R 1903-01-15 Montgomery,AL MLB 1930-1933 1930-1933
Tony Ordenana 1988-09-29 69.335 -- ss 5-9 158 R R 1918-10-30 Havana,CU MLB 1943-1943 1943-1943
Joe Orengo 1988-07-24 73.238 -- 1b-3b 6-0 185 R R 1914-11-29 San Francisco,CA MLB 1939-1945 1939-1945
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Reggie Otero 1988-10-21 73.045 -- 1b 6-0 165 L R 1915-09-07 Havana,CU MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
Charlie Perkins 1988-05-25 82.258 -- p 6-1 175 R L 1905-09-09 Ensley,AL MLB 1930-1934 1930-1934
Red Phillips 1988-02-01 79.089 -- p 6-3 195 R R 1908-11-03 Pauls Valley,OK MLB 1934-1936 1934-1936
Ken Polivka 1988-07-23 67.183 -- p 5-10 175 L L 1921-01-21 Chicago,IL MLB 1947-1947 1947-1947
Vic Raschi 1988-10-14 69.201 -- p 6-1 205 R R 1919-03-28 West Springfield,MA MLB 1946-1955 1946-1955
Dick Ricketts 1988-03-06 54.092 -- p 6-7 215 L R 1933-12-04 Pottstown,PA MLB 1959-1959 1959-1959
Ray Rohwer 1988-09-01 93.088 -- of 5-10 155 L L 1895-06-05 Dixon,CA MLB 1921-1922 1921-1922
Ramon Romero 1988-10-13 29.279 Fell to his death p 6-4 170 L L 1959-01-08 San Pedro de Macoris,DR MLB 1984-1985 1977-1986
Edd Roush 1988-03-21 94.316 -- of 5-11 170 L L 1893-05-08 Oakland City,IN MLB 1913-1931 1913-1931
Al Rubeling 1988-01-28 74.262 -- 3b-2b 6-0 185 R R 1913-05-10 Baltimore,MD MLB 1940-1944 1940-1944
Ed Sauer 1988-07-01 69.180 -- of 6-1 188 R R 1919-01-03 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1943-1949 1943-1949
Hank Schenz 1988-05-12 69.032 -- 2b-3b -- 175 R R 1919-04-11 New Richmond,OH MLB 1946-1951 1946-1951
Merle Settlemire 1988-06-12 85.145 -- p 5-9 156 L L 1903-01-19 Santa Fe,OH MLB 1928-1928 1928-1928
Frank Skaff 1988-04-12 74.194 -- 1b-3b 5-10 185 R R 1913-09-30 La Crosse,WI MLB 1935-1943 1935-1943
Charlie Snell 1988-04-04 94.125 -- c 5-11 160 R R 1893-11-29 Hampstead,MD MLB 1912-1912 1912-1912
Jigger Statz 1988-03-16 90.146 -- of 5-7 150 R R 1897-10-20 Waukegan,IL MLB 1919-1928 1919-1928
Ben Steiner 1988-10-27 67.091 -- 2b 5-11 165 L R 1921-07-28 Alexandria,VA MLB 1945-1947 1945-1947
Dick Strahs 1988-05-26 63.173 -- p 6-0 192 L R 1924-12-04 Evanston,IL MLB 1954-1954 1954-1954
Lefty Sullivan 1988-11-01 72.055 -- p 6-3 204 L L 1916-09-07 Nashville,TN MLB 1939-1939 1939-1939
Zeb Terry 1988-03-14 96.270 -- ss-2b 5-8 129 R R 1891-06-17 Denison,TX MLB 1916-1922 1916-1922
Tommy Thomas 1988-04-27 88.125 -- p 5-10 175 R R 1899-12-23 Baltimore,MD MLB 1926-1937 1926-1937
Jocko Thompson 1988-02-03 71.016 -- p 6-0 185 L L 1917-01-17 Beverly,MA MLB 1948-1951 1948-1951
Bob Trice 1988-09-16 62.019 -- p 6-3 190 R R 1926-08-28 Newton,GA MLB 1953-1955 1953-1955
Dave Tyriver 1988-10-28 50.362 -- p 6-0 175 R R 1937-10-31 Oshkosh,WI MLB 1962-1962 1962-1962
Bernie Walter 1988-10-30 80.076 -- p 6-1 175 R R 1908-08-15 Dover,TN MLB 1930-1930 1930-1930
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Bob Weiland 1988-11-09 82.330 -- p 6-4 215 L L 1905-12-14 Chicago,IL MLB 1928-1940 1928-2001
Hugh Willingham 1988-06-15 82.016 -- ss-3b 6-0 180 R R 1906-05-30 Dalhart,TX MLB 1930-1933 1930-1933
Ralph Winegarner 1988-04-14 78.167 -- p 6-0 182 R R 1909-10-29 Benton,KS MLB 1930-1949 1930-1949
Whitey Witt 1988-07-14 92.289 -- of-ss 5-7 150 L R 1895-09-28 Orange,MA MLB 1916-1926 1916-1926
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