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1998 MLB Season

1998 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
Dewey Adkins 1998-12-26 80.229 -- p 6-2 195 R R 1918-05-11 Norcatur,KS MLB 1942-1949 1942-1949
Wayne Ambler 1998-01-03 82.056 -- ss-2b -- 165 R R 1915-11-08 Abington,PA MLB 1937-1939 1937-1939
Harry Anderson 1998-06-11 66.274 -- of-1b 6-3 210 L R 1931-09-10 North East,MD MLB 1957-1961 1957-1961
Red Badgro 1998-07-13 95.224 -- of 6-0 190 L R 1902-12-01 Orillia,WA MLB 1929-1930 1929-1930
Frank Barrett 1998-03-06 84.248 -- p 6-2 173 R R 1913-07-01 Fort Lauderdale,FL MLB 1939-1950 1939-1950
Joe Becker 1998-01-11 89.200 -- c 6-1 180 R R 1908-06-25 St. Louis,MO MLB 1936-1937 1936-1937
Mark Belanger 1998-10-06 54.119 -- ss 6-1 170 R R 1944-06-08 Pittsfield,MA MLB 1965-1982 1965-1982
Ron Blackburn 1998-04-29 63.006 -- p 6-0 160 R R 1935-04-23 Mount Airy,NC MLB 1958-1959 1958-1959
Jack Bolling 1998-04-13 81.052 -- 1b 5-11 168 L L 1917-02-20 Mobile,AL MLB 1939-1944 1939-1944
Larry Bradford 1998-09-11 48.264 Heart attack p 6-1 200 R L 1949-12-21 Chicago,IL MLB 1977-1981 1977-1985
Leon Brinkopf 1998-07-02 71.255 -- ss 5-11 185 R R 1926-10-20 Cape Girardeau,MO MLB 1952-1952 1952-1952
Tom Buskey 1998-06-07 51.107 Heart attack (Complications) p 6-3 220 R R 1947-02-20 Harrisburg,PA MLB 1973-1980 1967-1980
Al Campanis 1998-06-21 81.231 Coronary artery disease 2b 6-0 185 B R 1916-11-02 Kos,GC MLB 1943-1943 1943-1943
Milo Candini 1998-03-17 80.226 -- p 6-0 187 R R 1917-08-03 Manteca,CA MLB 1943-1951 1943-1951
Frank Carswell 1998-10-21 78.349 -- of 6-0 195 R R 1919-11-06 Palestine,TX MLB 1953-1953 1953-1953
Slick Castleman 1998-03-02 84.175 -- p 6-0 185 R R 1913-09-08 Donelson,TN MLB 1934-1939 1934-1939
Clint Conatser 1998-08-23 77.030 -- of 5-11 182 R R 1921-07-24 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1948-1949 1948-1949
Ed Connolly 1998-07-01 58.210 -- p 6-1 190 L L 1939-12-03 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1964-1967 1964-1967
Jess Dobernic 1998-07-16 80.238 -- p 5-10 170 R R 1917-11-20 Mount Olive,IL MLB 1939-1949 1939-1949
Slim Emmerich 1998-09-17 78.353 -- p 6-1 170 R R 1919-09-29 Allentown,PA MLB 1945-1946 1945-1946
Mike Fornieles 1998-02-11 66.024 Injuries suffered from a fall p 5-11 172 R R 1932-01-18 Havana,CU MLB 1952-1963 1952-1963
Bill Froats 1998-02-09 67.112 -- p 6-0 180 L L 1930-10-20 New York,NY MLB 1955-1955 1955-1955
Denny Galehouse 1998-10-14 86.311 -- p 6-1 195 R R 1911-12-07 Marshallville,OH MLB 1934-1949 1934-1949
Joe Gallagher 1998-02-25 83.355 -- of 6-2 210 R R 1914-03-07 Buffalo,NY MLB 1939-1940 1939-1940
Sam Gentile 1998-05-04 81.204 -- h 5-11 180 L R 1916-10-12 Charlestown,MA MLB 1943-1943 1943-1943
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Johnny Gorsica 1998-12-16 83.262 -- p 6-2 180 R R 1915-03-29 Bayonne,NJ MLB 1940-1947 1940-1947
Jack Graham 1998-12-30 82.005 -- 1b-of 6-2 200 L L 1916-12-24 Minneapolis,MN MLB 1946-1949 1946-1949
Lee Grissom 1998-10-04 90.346 -- p 6-3 200 B L 1907-10-23 Sherman,TX MLB 1934-1941 1934-1941
Johnny Grodzicki 1998-05-02 81.065 -- p 6-1 200 R R 1917-02-26 Nanticoke,PA MLB 1941-1947 1941-1947
Ben Guintini 1998-12-02 78.323 -- of 6-1 190 R R 1920-01-13 Los Banos,CA MLB 1946-1950 1946-1950
Earl Harrist 1998-09-01 79.030 -- p 6-0 178 R R 1919-08-02 Dubach,LA MLB 1945-1953 1945-1953
Phil Haugstad 1998-10-21 74.240 -- p 6-2 165 R R 1924-02-23 Black River Falls,WI MLB 1947-1952 1947-1952
Jim Hearn 1998-06-10 77.060 -- p 6-3 205 R R 1921-04-11 Atlanta,GA MLB 1947-1959 1947-1959
Chet Hoff 1998-09-17 107.131 -- p 5-9 162 L L 1891-05-08 Ossining,NY MLB 1911-1915 1911-1915
Gene Host 1998-08-20 65.231 -- p 5-11 190 B L 1933-01-01 Leeper,PA MLB 1956-1957 1956-1957
Jesse Levan 1998-11-30 72.138 -- 3b-of 6-0 172 L R 1926-07-15 Reading,PA MLB 1947-1955 1947-1955
Rufino Linares 1998-05-16 47.077 Car accident of 6-0 170 R R 1951-02-28 San Pedro de Macoris,DR MLB 1981-1985 1977-1987
Johnny Lipon 1998-08-17 75.280 -- ss 6-0 175 R R 1922-11-10 Martins Ferry,OH MLB 1942-1954 1942-1954
Ad Liska 1998-11-30 92.143 -- p 5-11 160 R R 1906-07-10 Dwight,NE MLB 1929-1933 1929-1933
Joe Mack 1998-12-19 86.349 -- 1b 5-11 185 B L 1912-01-04 Chicago,IL MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
Ronnie Miller 1998-01-06 79.131 -- p 5-11 167 B R 1918-08-28 Mason City,IA MLB 1941-1941 1941-1941
Hiker Moran 1998-01-07 86.006 -- p 6-5 185 R R 1912-01-01 Rochester,NY MLB 1938-1939 1938-1939
Ray Moss 1998-08-09 96.247 -- p 6-1 185 R R 1901-12-05 Chattanooga,TN MLB 1926-1931 1926-1931
Hal Newhouser 1998-11-10 77.174 -- p 6-2 192 L L 1921-05-20 Detroit,MI MLB 1939-1955 1939-1955
Ray Noble 1998-05-09 79.055 -- c 5-11 210 R R 1919-03-15 Central Hatillo,CU MLB 1951-1953 1951-1953
Marv Olson 1998-02-05 90.253 -- 2b 5-7 160 R R 1907-05-28 Gayville,SD MLB 1931-1933 1931-1933
Dick Phillips 1998-03-29 66.125 -- 1b 6-0 180 L R 1931-11-24 Racine,WI MLB 1962-1966 1962-1966
Nick Picciuto 1998-01-10 76.136 -- 3b 5-8 165 R R 1921-08-27 Newark,NJ MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
Elmo Plaskett 1998-11-02 60.128 -- c 5-10 195 R R 1938-06-27 Frederiksted,VG MLB 1962-1963 1962-1963
Dan Quisenberry 1998-09-30 45.235 Brain tumor p 6-2 185 R R 1953-02-07 Santa Monica,CA MLB 1979-1990 1977-1990
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Johnny Riddle 1998-12-15 93.073 -- c 5-11 190 R R 1905-10-03 Clinton,SC MLB 1930-1948 1930-1948
Red Roberts 1998-12-02 80.116 -- ss 6-0 170 R R 1918-08-08 Carrollton,GA MLB 1943-1943 1943-1943
Rafael Robles 1998-08-13 50.297 -- ss 6-0 170 R R 1947-10-20 San Pedro de Macoris,DR MLB 1969-1972 1969-1972
Packy Rogers 1998-05-15 85.019 Natural causes ss-3b 5-8 175 R R 1913-04-26 Swoyersville,PA MLB 1938-1938 1938-1938
Ed Sanicki 1998-07-06 74.364 -- of 5-9 175 R R 1923-07-07 Wallington,NJ MLB 1949-1951 1949-1951
George Schmees 1998-10-30 74.053 -- of 6-0 190 L L 1924-09-06 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1952-1952 1952-1952
Walter Sessi 1998-04-18 79.269 -- of 6-3 225 L L 1918-07-23 Finleyville,PA MLB 1941-1946 1941-1946
Strick Shofner 1998-10-10 79.079 -- 3b 5-10 187 L R 1919-07-23 Crawford,TX MLB 1947-1947 1947-1947
Fred Sington 1998-08-20 88.177 -- of 6-2 215 R R 1910-02-24 Birmingham,AL MLB 1934-1939 1934-1939
Dick Sisler 1998-11-20 78.017 -- of-1b 6-2 205 L R 1920-11-02 St. Louis,MO MLB 1946-1953 1946-1953
Dave Smith 1998-04-11 83.115 -- p 5-10 170 R R 1914-12-17 Sellers,SC MLB 1938-1939 1938-1939
Bill Sodd 1998-05-14 83.238 -- h 6-2 210 R R 1914-09-18 Fort Worth,TX MLB 1937-1937 1937-1937
Ray Stoviak 1998-02-23 82.262 -- of 6-1 195 L L 1915-06-06 Scottdale,PA MLB 1938-1938 1938-1938
El Tappe 1998-10-10 71.142 -- c 5-11 180 R R 1927-05-21 Quincy,IL MLB 1954-1962 1954-1962
Bob Thurman 1998-10-31 81.170 -- of 6-1 205 L L 1917-05-14 Wichita,KS MLB 1955-1959 1955-1959
Jim Turner 1998-11-29 95.115 -- p 6-0 185 L R 1903-08-06 Antioch,TN MLB 1937-1945 1937-1945
Bill Tuttle 1998-07-27 69.023 Oral cancer of 6-0 190 R R 1929-07-04 Elwood,IL MLB 1952-1963 1952-1963
Elmer Valo 1998-07-19 77.136 cardiopulmonary arrest of 5-11 190 L R 1921-03-05 Ribink,PO MLB 1940-1961 1940-1961
Ed Walczak 1998-03-10 79.170 -- 2b 5-11 180 R R 1918-09-21 Arctic,RI MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
Charlie White 1998-05-26 69.287 -- c 5-11 192 L R 1928-08-12 Kinston,NC MLB 1954-1955 1954-1955
John Wyatt 1998-04-06 62.352 -- p 5-11 200 R R 1935-04-19 Chicago,IL MLB 1961-1969 1961-1969
Jerry Zimmerman 1998-09-09 63.353 -- c 6-2 185 R R 1934-09-21 Omaha,NE MLB 1961-1968 1961-1968
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