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1989 MLB Season

1989 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
Sparky Adams 1989-02-24 94.181 -- 2b-ss 5-5 151 R R 1894-08-26 Zerbe,PA MLB 1922-1934 1922-1934
Rick Anderson 1989-06-23 35.180 -- p 6-2 210 R R 1953-12-25 Inglewood,CA MLB 1979-1980 1976-1988
Pat Ankenman 1989-01-13 76.021 -- 2b-ss 5-4 125 R R 1912-12-23 Houston,TX MLB 1936-1944 1936-1944
Dick Bass 1989-02-03 82.211 -- p 6-2 175 R R 1906-07-07 Rogersville,TN MLB 1939-1939 1939-1939
Joe Batchelder 1989-05-05 90.297 -- p 5-7 165 R L 1898-07-11 Wenham,MA MLB 1923-1925 1923-1925
Carlos Bernier 1989-04-06 60.068 Suicide - Hanging of 5-9 180 R R 1929-01-28 Juana Diaz,PR MLB 1953-1953 1953-1953
Ray Boggs 1989-11-27 84.350 -- p 6-0 170 L L 1904-12-12 Reamsville,KS MLB 1928-1928 1928-1928
Jim Brideweser 1989-08-25 62.193 -- ss-2b 6-0 165 R R 1927-02-13 Lancaster,OH MLB 1951-1957 1951-1957
Archie Campbell 1989-12-22 86.063 -- p 6-0 180 R R 1903-10-20 Maplewood,NJ MLB 1928-1930 1928-1930
Pat Capri 1989-06-14 70.199 -- 2b 6-0 170 R R 1918-11-27 New York,NY MLB 1944-1944 1944-1944
Arnold Carter 1989-04-12 71.029 -- p 5-10 170 L L 1918-03-14 Rainelle,WV MLB 1944-1945 1944-1945
George Case 1989-01-23 73.074 -- of 6-0 183 R R 1915-11-11 Trenton,NJ MLB 1937-1947 1937-1947
Buzz Clarkson 1989-01-18 73.312 -- ss-3b 5-11 210 R R 1915-03-13 Hopkins,SC MLB 1952-1952 1952-1952
Joe Collins 1989-08-30 66.270 -- 1b 6-0 185 L L 1922-12-03 Scranton,PA MLB 1948-1957 1948-1957
Jocko Conlan 1989-04-16 89.131 -- of 5-7 165 L L 1899-12-06 Chicago,IL MLB 1934-1935 1934-1935
Dale Coogan 1989-03-08 58.206 -- 1b 6-1 190 L L 1930-08-14 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1950-1950 1950-1950
Leon Culberson 1989-09-17 70.042 -- of 5-11 180 R R 1919-08-06 Halls,GA MLB 1943-1948 1943-1948
Jack Cusick 1989-11-17 61.158 -- ss 6-0 170 R R 1928-06-12 Weehawken,NJ MLB 1951-1952 1951-1952
Buddy Dear 1989-08-29 83.271 -- 2b 5-8 143 R R 1905-12-01 Norfolk,VA MLB 1927-1927 1927-1927
Murry Dickson 1989-09-21 73.031 -- p 5-10 157 R R 1916-08-21 Tracy,MO MLB 1939-1959 1939-1959
Clise Dudley 1989-01-12 85.158 -- p 6-1 195 L R 1903-08-08 Graham,NC MLB 1929-1933 1929-1933
Zeb Eaton 1989-12-17 69.319 -- p 5-10 185 R R 1920-02-02 Cooleemee,NC MLB 1944-1945 1944-1945
Bibb Falk 1989-06-08 90.131 -- of 6-0 175 L L 1899-01-27 Austin,TX MLB 1920-1931 1920-1931
Lew Fonseca 1989-11-26 90.308 -- 1b-2b 5-10 180 R R 1899-01-21 Oakland,CA MLB 1921-1933 1921-1933
Joe Foy 1989-10-12 46.233 -- 3b 6-0 215 R R 1943-02-21 New York,NY MLB 1966-1971 1966-1971
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Fred Frankhouse 1989-08-17 85.130 -- p 5-11 175 R R 1904-04-09 Port Royal,PA MLB 1927-1939 1927-1939
Carl Furillo 1989-01-21 66.319 -- of 6-0 190 R R 1922-03-08 Stoney Creek Mill,PA MLB 1946-1960 1946-1960
Whitey Glazner 1989-06-06 95.261 -- p 5-9 165 R R 1893-09-17 Sycamore,AL MLB 1920-1924 1920-1924
Lefty Gomez 1989-02-17 80.083 -- p 6-2 173 L L 1908-11-26 Rodeo,CA MLB 1930-1943 1930-1943
Lou Guisto 1989-10-15 94.271 -- 1b 5-11 193 R R 1895-01-16 Napa,CA MLB 1916-1923 1916-1923
Bob Harris 1989-08-08 74.099 -- p 6-0 185 R R 1915-05-01 Gillette,WY MLB 1938-1942 1938-1942
Don Heffner 1989-08-01 78.174 -- 2b 5-10 155 R R 1911-02-08 Rouzerville,PA MLB 1934-1944 1934-1944
Otto Huber 1989-04-09 75.028 -- 3b-2b 5-10 165 R R 1914-03-12 Garfield,NJ MLB 1939-1939 1939-1939
Tom Hughes 1989-08-10 82.004 -- of 6-1 190 L R 1907-08-06 Emmet,AR MLB 1930-1930 1930-1930
Roy Joiner 1989-12-26 83.057 -- p 6-0 170 L L 1906-10-30 Red Bluff,CA MLB 1934-1940 1934-1940
Earl Jones 1989-01-24 69.228 -- p 5-10 190 L L 1919-06-11 Fresno,CA MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
Andy Karl 1989-04-08 75.000 -- p -- 175 R R 1914-04-08 Mount Vernon,NY MLB 1943-1947 1943-1947
Hal Kelleher 1989-08-27 76.064 -- p 6-0 165 R R 1913-06-24 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1935-1938 1935-1938
Wally Kimmick 1989-07-24 92.054 -- ss-2b 5-11 174 R R 1897-05-30 Turtle Creek,PA MLB 1919-1926 1919-1926
Howie Krist 1989-04-23 73.055 -- p 6-1 175 L R 1916-02-28 West Henrietta,NY MLB 1937-1946 1937-1946
Wayne LaMaster 1989-08-04 82.172 -- p 5-8 170 L L 1907-02-13 Speed,IN MLB 1937-1938 1937-1938
Johnny Lanning 1989-11-08 79.063 -- p 6-1 185 R R 1910-09-06 Asheville,NC MLB 1936-1947 1936-1947
Hal Lee 1989-09-04 84.201 -- of 5-11 180 R R 1905-02-15 Ludlow,MS MLB 1930-1936 1930-1936
Steve Lembo 1989-12-04 63.021 -- c 6-1 185 R R 1926-11-13 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1950-1952 1950-1952
John Mackinson 1989-10-17 65.354 -- p 5-10 160 R R 1923-10-29 Orange,NJ MLB 1953-1955 1953-1955
Max Macon 1989-08-05 73.296 -- p 6-3 175 L L 1915-10-14 Pensacola,FL MLB 1938-1947 1938-1947
Joe Malay 1989-03-19 83.145 -- 1b 6-0 175 L L 1905-10-25 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1933-1935 1933-1935
Billy Martin 1989-12-25 61.223 Car accident 2b 5-11 165 R R 1928-05-16 Berkeley,CA MLB 1950-1961 1950-1961
Glenn McQuillen 1989-06-08 74.050 -- of 6-0 198 R R 1915-04-19 Strasburg,VA MLB 1938-1947 1938-1947
Donnie Moore 1989-07-18 35.155 Suicide by gunshot wound p 6-0 185 L R 1954-02-13 Lubbock,TX MLB 1975-1988 1975-1989
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Euel Moore 1989-02-12 80.261 -- p 6-2 185 R R 1908-05-27 Reagan,OK MLB 1934-1936 1934-1936
Ray Morehart 1989-01-13 89.042 -- 2b-ss 5-9 157 L R 1899-12-02 Abner,TX MLB 1924-1927 1924-1927
Howie Moss 1989-05-07 69.203 -- of-3b 5-11 185 R R 1919-10-17 Gastonia,NC MLB 1942-1946 1942-1946
Skeeter Newsome 1989-08-31 78.317 -- ss 5-9 155 R R 1910-10-18 Phenix City,AL MLB 1935-1947 1935-1947
Dolan Nichols 1989-11-20 59.265 -- p 6-0 195 R R 1930-02-28 Tishomingo,MS MLB 1958-1958 1958-1958
Ollie O'Mara 1989-10-24 98.229 -- ss-3b 5-9 155 R R 1891-03-08 St. Louis,MO MLB 1912-1919 1912-1919
Vern Olsen 1989-07-13 71.119 -- p 6-0 175 R L 1918-03-16 Hillsboro,OR MLB 1939-1946 1939-1946
Art Parks 1989-12-06 78.035 -- of 5-9 170 L R 1911-11-01 Paris,AR MLB 1937-1939 1937-1939
Stan Partenheimer 1989-01-28 66.099 -- p 5-11 175 R L 1922-10-21 Chicopee Falls,MA MLB 1944-1945 1944-1945
Bill Phebus 1989-10-11 80.070 -- p 5-9 170 R R 1909-08-02 Cherryvale,KS MLB 1936-1938 1936-1938
Bill Posedel 1989-11-28 83.118 -- p 5-11 175 R R 1906-08-02 San Francisco,CA MLB 1938-1946 1938-1946
Mike Reinbach 1989-05-20 39.287 Car accident of 6-2 195 L R 1949-08-06 San Diego,CA MLB 1974-1974 1974-1974
Al Reiss 1989-05-13 80.125 -- ss 5-10 165 B R 1909-01-08 Elizabeth,NJ MLB 1932-1932 1932-1932
Chet Ross 1989-02-21 71.326 -- of 6-1 195 R R 1917-04-01 Buffalo,NY MLB 1939-1944 1939-1944
Blackie Schwamb 1989-12-21 63.137 -- p 6-5 198 R R 1926-08-06 Lancaster,CA MLB 1948-1948 1948-1948
Steve Senteney 1989-06-18 33.316 -- p 6-2 205 R R 1955-08-07 Indianapolis,IN MLB 1982-1982 1979-1985
Rip Sewell 1989-09-03 82.115 -- p 6-1 180 L R 1907-05-11 Decatur,AL MLB 1932-1949 1932-1949
Steve Simpson 1989-11-02 41.064 -- p 6-3 200 R R 1948-08-30 St. Joseph,MO MLB 1972-1972 1972-1972
Carr Smith 1989-04-14 88.006 -- of 6-1 175 R R 1901-04-08 Kernersville,NC MLB 1923-1924 1923-1924
Gale Staley 1989-04-19 89.352 -- 2b 5-8 167 L R 1899-05-02 De Pere,WI MLB 1925-1925 1925-1925
Virgil Stallcup 1989-05-02 67.119 -- ss 6-3 185 R R 1922-01-03 Ravensford,NC MLB 1947-1953 1947-1953
Joe Stripp 1989-06-10 86.127 -- 3b 5-11 175 R R 1903-02-03 Harrison,NJ MLB 1928-1938 1928-1938
Tommy Tatum 1989-11-07 70.114 -- of 6-0 185 R R 1919-07-16 Decatur,TX MLB 1941-1947 1941-1947
Bill Terry 1989-01-09 90.070 -- 1b 6-1 200 L L 1898-10-30 Atlanta,GA MLB 1923-1936 1923-1936
Specs Toporcer 1989-05-17 90.096 -- ss-2b 5-10 165 L R 1899-02-09 New York,NY MLB 1921-1928 1921-1928
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Frank Trechock 1989-01-16 73.024 -- ss 5-10 175 R R 1915-12-24 Windber,PA MLB 1937-1937 1937-1937
Emil Verban 1989-06-08 73.286 -- 2b 5-11 165 R R 1915-08-27 Lincoln,IL MLB 1944-1950 1944-1950
Fred Waters 1989-08-28 62.207 -- p 5-11 185 L L 1927-02-02 Benton,MS MLB 1955-1956 1955-1956
Bill Weir 1989-09-30 78.217 -- p 5-8 170 L L 1911-02-25 Portland,ME MLB 1936-1939 1936-1939
Ted Wilks 1989-08-21 73.282 -- p 5-9 178 R R 1915-11-13 Fulton,NY MLB 1944-1953 1944-1953
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