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player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Bob Adams 1996-10-17 95.085 -- p 5-11 168 R R 1901-07-24 Holyoke,MA MLB 1925-1925 1925-1925
Loren Bain 1996-11-24 74.143 -- p 6-0 190 R R 1922-07-04 Staples,MN MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
Mike Balas 1996-10-15 86.151 -- p 6-0 195 R R 1910-05-17 Lowell,MA MLB 1938-1938 1938-1938
John Bateman 1996-12-03 56.135 -- c 6-3 220 R R 1940-07-21 Killeen,TX MLB 1963-1972 1963-1972
Jim Baumer 1996-07-08 65.161 -- 2b-ss 6-2 185 R R 1931-01-29 Tulsa,OK MLB 1949-1961 1949-1961
Jim Baxes 1996-11-14 68.132 -- 2b-3b 6-1 190 R R 1928-07-05 San Francisco,CA MLB 1959-1959 1959-1959
Johnny Berardino 1996-05-19 79.018 Pancreatic cancer 2b-ss 6-0 180 R R 1917-05-01 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1939-1952 1939-1952
Hank Biasatti 1996-04-20 74.096 Stroke 1b 5-11 175 L L 1922-01-14 Beano,IT MLB 1949-1949 1949-1949
Ewell Blackwell 1996-10-29 74.006 -- p 6-6 195 R R 1922-10-23 Fresno,CA MLB 1942-1955 1942-1955
Buddy Blair 1996-06-07 85.271 -- 3b 6-0 186 L R 1910-09-10 Columbia,MS MLB 1942-1942 1942-1942
Don Bollweg 1996-05-26 75.103 -- 1b 6-1 190 L L 1921-02-12 Wheaton,IL MLB 1950-1955 1950-1955
Billy Bowers 1996-09-17 73.177 -- of 5-9 176 L R 1923-03-25 Parkin,AR MLB 1949-1949 1949-1949
Gene Brabender 1996-12-27 55.133 -- p 6-5 225 R R 1941-08-16 Madison,WI MLB 1966-1970 1966-1970
Bob Brady 1996-04-22 73.166 -- c 6-1 175 L R 1922-11-08 Lewistown,PA MLB 1946-1947 1946-1947
Willard Brown 1996-08-04 81.040 -- of -- 200 R R 1915-06-26 Shreveport,LA MLB 1947-1947 1947-1947
Johnny Bucha 1996-04-28 71.096 -- c 5-11 190 R R 1925-01-22 Allentown,PA MLB 1948-1953 1948-1953
Jim Busby 1996-07-08 69.182 Heart attack of 6-1 175 R R 1927-01-08 Kenedy,TX MLB 1950-1962 1950-1962
Hank Camelli 1996-07-14 81.215 -- c 5-11 190 R R 1914-12-12 Gloucester,MA MLB 1943-1947 1943-1947
Mike Clark 1996-01-25 73.347 -- p 6-4 190 R R 1922-02-12 Camden,NJ MLB 1952-1953 1952-1953
Chuck Coles 1996-01-25 64.212 -- of 5-9 180 L L 1931-06-27 Fredericktown,PA MLB 1958-1958 1958-1958
Earl Cook 1996-11-21 87.346 -- p 6-0 195 R R 1908-12-10 Stouffville,ON MLB 1941-1941 1941-1941
Walker Cress 1996-04-21 79.046 -- p 6-5 205 R R 1917-03-06 Ben Hur,VA MLB 1948-1949 1948-1949
Babe Dahlgren 1996-09-04 84.081 Natural causes 1b 6-0 190 R R 1912-06-15 San Francisco,CA MLB 1935-1946 1935-1946
Jake Daniel 1996-04-23 85.002 -- 1b 5-11 175 L L 1911-04-22 Roanoke,AL MLB 1937-1937 1937-1937
Red Embree 1996-09-24 79.025 -- p 6-0 165 R R 1917-08-30 El Monte,CA MLB 1941-1949 1941-1949
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Gil English 1996-08-31 87.060 -- 3b-ss 5-11 180 R R 1909-07-02 Glenola,NC MLB 1931-1944 1931-1944
Del Ennis 1996-02-08 70.244 Complications from diabetes of 6-0 195 R R 1925-06-08 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1946-1959 1946-1959
Nanny Fernandez 1996-09-19 77.330 -- 3b-ss 5-9 170 R R 1918-10-25 Wilmington,CA MLB 1942-1950 1942-1950
Tom Ferrick 1996-10-15 81.283 -- p 6-2 220 R R 1915-01-06 New York,NY MLB 1941-1952 1941-1952
Roger Freed 1996-01-09 49.221 Heart condition of 6-0 190 R R 1946-06-02 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1970-1979 1970-1980
Buck Frierson 1996-06-26 78.332 -- of 6-3 195 R R 1917-07-29 Chicota,TX MLB 1941-1941 1941-1941
Milt Gaston 1996-04-26 100.089 -- p 6-1 185 R R 1896-01-27 Ridgefield Park,NJ MLB 1924-1934 1924-1934
Gary Geiger 1996-04-24 59.020 -- of 6-0 168 L R 1937-04-04 Sand Ridge,IL MLB 1958-1970 1958-1970
Jim Gleeson 1996-05-01 84.057 -- of 6-1 191 B R 1912-03-05 Kansas City,MO MLB 1936-1942 1936-1942
Gordon Goldsberry 1996-02-23 68.177 -- 1b 6-0 170 L L 1927-08-30 Sacramento,CA MLB 1949-1952 1949-1952
Joe Gonzales 1996-11-16 81.243 -- p 5-9 175 R R 1915-03-19 San Francisco,CA MLB 1937-1937 1937-1937
Hank Gornicki 1996-02-16 85.033 -- p 6-1 145 R R 1911-01-14 Niagara Falls,NY MLB 1941-1946 1941-1946
Howie Goss 1996-07-31 61.273 -- of 6-4 204 R R 1934-11-01 Wewoka,OK MLB 1962-1963 1962-1963
Fred Green 1996-12-22 63.099 -- p 6-4 190 R L 1933-09-14 Titusville,NJ MLB 1959-1964 1959-1964
Bob Grim 1996-10-23 66.229 Heart attack p 6-1 185 R R 1930-03-08 New York,NY MLB 1954-1962 1954-1962
Tom Hafey 1996-10-02 83.082 -- 3b 6-1 180 R R 1913-07-12 Berkeley,CA MLB 1939-1944 1939-1944
Harry Hanebrink 1996-09-09 68.302 -- 2b-of 6-0 165 L R 1927-11-12 St. Louis,MO MLB 1953-1959 1953-1959
Lum Harris 1996-11-11 81.299 -- p 6-1 180 R R 1915-01-17 New Castle,AL MLB 1941-1947 1941-1947
Joe Hoerner 1996-10-04 59.326 Farming accident p 6-1 200 R L 1936-11-12 Dubuque,IA MLB 1963-1977 1963-1977
Joe Holden 1996-05-10 82.340 -- c 5-8 175 L R 1913-06-04 St. Clair,PA MLB 1934-1936 1934-1936
Al Hollingsworth 1996-04-28 88.063 -- p 6-0 174 L L 1908-02-25 St. Louis,MO MLB 1935-1946 1935-1946
Vic Janowicz 1996-02-27 66.000 -- c-3b 5-9 185 R R 1930-02-26 Elyria,OH MLB 1953-1954 1953-1954
Pinky Jorgensen 1996-05-02 81.163 -- of 6-1 195 R R 1914-11-21 Laton,CA MLB 1937-1937 1937-1937
George Jumonville 1996-12-12 79.210 -- ss 6-0 175 R R 1917-05-16 Mobile,AL MLB 1940-1941 1940-1941
Alex Kellner 1996-05-03 71.250 -- p 6-0 200 R L 1924-08-26 Tucson,AZ MLB 1948-1959 1948-1959
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Gus Keriazakos 1996-05-04 64.281 -- p 6-3 187 R R 1931-07-28 West Orange,NJ MLB 1950-1955 1950-1955
Elmer Klumpp 1996-10-18 90.053 -- c 6-0 184 R R 1906-08-26 St. Louis,MO MLB 1934-1937 1934-1937
Bruce Konopka 1996-09-27 77.012 -- 1b 6-2 190 L L 1919-09-16 Hammond,IN MLB 1942-1946 1942-1946
Andy Lapihuska 1996-02-17 73.108 -- p 5-10 175 L R 1922-11-01 Delmont,NJ MLB 1942-1943 1942-1943
Garland Lawing 1996-09-27 77.030 -- of 6-1 180 R R 1919-08-29 Gastonia,NC MLB 1946-1946 1946-1946
Dan Lewandowski 1996-07-19 68.195 -- p 6-0 180 R R 1928-01-06 Buffalo,NY MLB 1951-1951 1951-1951
Wes Livengood 1996-09-02 86.046 -- p 6-2 172 R R 1910-07-18 Salisbury,NC MLB 1939-1939 1939-1939
Eddie Lukon 1996-11-07 76.094 -- of 5-10 168 L L 1920-08-05 Burgettstown,PA MLB 1941-1947 1941-1947
Cliff Mapes 1996-12-05 74.267 -- of 6-3 205 L R 1922-03-13 Sutherland,NE MLB 1948-1952 1948-1952
Jerry May 1996-06-30 52.199 -- c 6-2 195 R R 1943-12-14 Staunton,VA MLB 1964-1973 1964-1973
Dutch McCall 1996-01-08 75.011 -- p 6-1 184 L L 1920-12-27 Columbia,TN MLB 1948-1948 1948-1948
Roger McCardell 1996-11-13 64.076 -- c 6-0 200 R R 1932-08-29 Gorsuch Mills,MD MLB 1959-1959 1959-1959
Barney McCosky 1996-09-06 79.148 -- of 6-1 184 L R 1917-04-11 Coal Run,PA MLB 1939-1953 1939-1953
John Michaels 1996-11-18 89.132 -- p 5-10 154 L L 1907-07-10 Bridgeport,CT MLB 1932-1932 1932-1932
Willy Miranda 1996-09-07 70.106 -- ss 5-9 150 B R 1926-05-24 Velasco,CU MLB 1951-1959 1951-1959
Dan Monzon 1996-01-21 49.249 -- 2b-3b 5-10 182 R R 1946-05-17 Bronx,NY MLB 1972-1973 1972-1977
Walt Moryn 1996-07-21 70.100 Heart attack of 6-2 205 L R 1926-04-12 St. Paul,MN MLB 1954-1961 1954-1961
Bob Muncrief 1996-02-06 80.009 -- p 6-2 190 R R 1916-01-28 Madill,OK MLB 1937-1951 1937-1951
Red Munger 1996-07-23 77.293 -- p 6-2 200 R R 1918-10-04 Houston,TX MLB 1943-1956 1943-1956
Sam Narron 1996-12-31 83.128 -- c 5-10 180 R R 1913-08-25 Middlesex,NC MLB 1935-1943 1935-1943
Charlie Neal 1996-11-18 65.293 -- 2b-ss 5-10 165 R R 1931-01-30 Longview,TX MLB 1956-1963 1956-1963
Bill Nicholson 1996-03-08 81.088 -- of 6-0 205 L R 1914-12-11 Chestertown,MD MLB 1936-1953 1936-1953
Jim Pendleton 1996-03-20 72.073 -- of 6-0 185 R R 1924-01-07 St. Charles,MO MLB 1953-1962 1953-1962
Ray Pepper 1996-03-24 90.231 -- of 6-2 195 R R 1905-08-05 Decatur,AL MLB 1932-1936 1932-1936
Ted Petoskey 1996-11-30 85.330 -- of 5-11 183 R R 1911-01-05 St. Charles,MI MLB 1934-1935 1934-1935
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Al Piechota 1996-06-13 82.145 -- p 6-0 195 R R 1914-01-19 Chicago,IL MLB 1940-1941 1940-1941
Andy Pilney 1996-09-15 83.239 -- h 5-11 174 R R 1913-01-19 Frontenac,KS MLB 1936-1936 1936-1936
Johnny Pramesa 1996-09-09 71.012 -- c 6-2 210 R R 1925-08-28 Barton,OH MLB 1949-1952 1949-1952
Dick Rand 1996-01-22 64.321 -- c 6-2 185 R R 1931-03-07 South Gate,CA MLB 1953-1957 1953-1957
Jerry Robertson 1996-03-24 52.163 -- p 6-2 205 B R 1943-10-13 Winchester,KS MLB 1969-1970 1969-1970
Don Ross 1996-04-04 81.263 -- 3b-of 6-2 200 R R 1914-07-16 Pasadena,CA MLB 1938-1946 1938-1946
Connie Ryan 1996-01-03 75.310 -- 2b 5-11 175 R R 1920-02-27 New Orleans,LA MLB 1942-1954 1942-1954
Joe Samuels 1996-10-28 91.221 -- p 6-1 196 R R 1905-03-21 Scranton,PA MLB 1930-1930 1930-1930
Bill Sayles 1996-11-20 79.116 -- p 6-2 175 R R 1917-07-27 Portland,OR MLB 1939-1943 1939-1943
Joe Schultz 1996-01-10 77.134 -- c 5-11 184 L R 1918-08-29 Chicago,IL MLB 1939-1948 1939-1948
Bill Serena 1996-04-17 71.197 -- 3b-2b 5-9 175 R R 1924-10-02 Alameda,CA MLB 1949-1954 1949-1954
Mike Sharperson 1996-05-26 34.234 Car accident 3b-2b 6-3 190 R R 1961-10-04 Orangeburg,SC MLB 1987-1995 1982-1996
Ray Shore 1996-08-13 75.065 -- p 6-3 210 R R 1921-06-09 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1946-1949 1946-1949
Harry Shuman 1996-10-25 81.235 -- p 6-2 195 R R 1915-03-05 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1942-1944 1942-1944
Elmer Singleton 1996-01-05 77.193 -- p 6-2 174 R R 1918-06-26 Ogden,UT MLB 1945-1959 1945-1959
Gene Snyder 1996-06-02 65.064 -- p 5-11 175 R L 1931-03-31 York,PA MLB 1959-1959 1959-1959
Bob Thorpe 1996-10-30 69.346 Electrocuted of 6-1 190 R R 1926-11-19 Caryville,FL MLB 1951-1953 1951-1953
Les Tietje 1996-10-02 85.022 -- p 6-0 178 R R 1911-09-11 Sumner,IA MLB 1933-1938 1933-1938
Overton Tremper 1996-01-09 89.293 -- of 5-10 163 R R 1906-03-22 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1927-1928 1927-1928
Joe Walsh 1996-10-05 79.206 -- ss 5-10 155 R R 1917-03-13 Boston,MA MLB 1938-1938 1938-1938
Red Webb 1996-02-07 71.134 -- p 6-0 175 L R 1924-09-25 Washington,DC MLB 1948-1949 1948-1949
Dick West 1996-03-13 80.110 -- c 6-2 180 R R 1915-11-24 Louisville,KY MLB 1938-1943 1938-1943
Pete Whisenant 1996-03-22 66.098 Liver failure of 6-2 200 R R 1929-12-14 Asheville,NC MLB 1952-1961 1952-1961
Ed Wineapple 1996-07-23 90.347 -- p 6-0 210 L L 1905-08-10 Boston,MA MLB 1929-1929 1929-1929
Al Zarilla 1996-08-28 77.120 Cancer of 5-11 180 L R 1919-05-01 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1943-1953 1943-1953
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