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2001 MLB Season

2001 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
Tal Abernathy 2001-11-16 80.016 -- p 6-2 210 R L 1921-10-31 Mebane,NC MLB 1942-1944 1942-1944
Tommie Agee 2001-01-22 58.166 Heart attack of 5-11 195 R R 1942-08-09 Magnolia,AL MLB 1962-1973 1962-1973
Luis Alvarado 2001-03-20 52.064 -- ss-2b 5-9 162 R R 1949-01-15 Lajas,PR MLB 1968-1977 1968-1977
Bo Belinsky 2001-11-23 64.351 Bladder cancer p 6-2 191 L L 1936-12-07 New York,NY MLB 1962-1970 1962-1970
Curt Blefary 2001-01-28 57.208 -- of-1b 6-2 195 L R 1943-07-05 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1965-1972 1965-1972
Frenchy Bordagaray 2001-04-13 91.100 -- of-3b 5-7 175 R R 1910-01-03 Coalinga,CA MLB 1934-1945 1934-1945
Lou Boudreau 2001-08-10 84.024 Cardiac arrest ss 5-11 185 R R 1917-07-17 Harvey,IL MLB 1938-1952 1938-1952
Ike Brown 2001-05-17 59.034 -- 2b-1b 6-1 205 R R 1942-04-13 Memphis,TN MLB 1969-1974 1969-1974
Bob Buhl 2001-02-16 72.188 -- p 6-2 190 R R 1928-08-12 Saginaw,MI MLB 1953-1967 1953-1967
Nelson Burbrink 2001-04-11 79.104 Cancer c 5-10 195 R R 1921-12-28 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1955-1955 1955-1955
Tom Cheney 2001-11-01 67.018 -- p 6-0 180 R R 1934-10-14 Morgan,GA MLB 1957-1966 1957-1966
John Corriden 2001-06-04 82.241 -- h 5-6 160 B R 1918-10-06 Logansport,IN MLB 1946-1946 1946-1946
Tony Criscola 2001-07-10 86.001 -- of 5-11 180 L R 1915-07-09 Walla Walla,WA MLB 1942-1944 1942-1944
John Dagenhard 2001-07-16 84.082 -- p 6-2 195 R R 1917-04-25 Magnolia,OH MLB 1943-1943 1943-1943
Bob Davis 2001-12-22 68.102 -- p 6-0 170 R R 1933-09-11 New York,NY MLB 1958-1960 1958-1960
Crash Davis 2001-08-31 82.048 -- 2b-ss 6-0 173 R R 1919-07-14 Canon,GA MLB 1940-1942 1940-1942
Miguel Del Toro 2001-10-06 29.106 Car accident p 6-1 160 R R 1972-06-22 Sonora,MX MLB 1999-2000 1992-2000
Mel Deutsch 2001-11-18 86.115 -- p 6-4 215 R R 1915-07-26 Caldwell,TX MLB 1946-1946 1946-1946
Clem Dreisewerd 2001-09-11 85.231 Injuries sustained from a fall p 6-1 195 L L 1916-01-24 Old Monroe,MO MLB 1944-1948 1944-1948
John Easton 2001-07-28 68.146 -- h 6-2 185 R R 1933-03-04 Trenton,NJ MLB 1959-1959 1959-1959
Ferris Fain 2001-10-18 80.142 Leukemia 1b 5-11 186 L L 1921-05-29 San Antonio,TX MLB 1947-1955 1947-1955
Adrian Garrett 2001-04-22 58.109 Pneumonia c-of 6-3 185 L R 1943-01-03 Brooksville,FL MLB 1966-1976 1966-1976
Ford Garrison 2001-06-06 85.282 -- of 5-10 180 R R 1915-08-29 Greenville,SC MLB 1943-1946 1943-1946
Gary Gearhart 2001-04-02 77.236 -- of 5-11 180 R L 1923-08-10 New Lebanon,OH MLB 1947-1947 1947-1947
Dave Gerard 2001-10-10 65.065 -- p 6-2 205 R R 1936-08-06 New York,NY MLB 1962-1962 1962-1962
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Bob Gillespie 2001-11-04 82.027 -- p 6-4 187 R R 1919-10-08 Columbus,OH MLB 1944-1950 1944-1950
Sam Harshany 2001-02-01 90.283 -- c 6-0 180 R R 1910-04-24 Madison,IL MLB 1937-1940 1937-1940
Mel Hoderlein 2001-05-21 77.332 -- 2b 5-10 185 B R 1923-06-24 Mount Carmel,OH MLB 1951-1954 1951-1954
Bert Hodge 2001-01-08 83.228 -- 3b 5-11 170 L R 1917-05-25 Knoxville,TN MLB 1942-1942 1942-1942
John Hoffman 2001-12-27 58.057 -- c 6-0 190 L R 1943-10-31 Aberdeen,SD MLB 1964-1965 1964-1965
Chief Hogsett 2001-07-17 97.258 -- p 6-0 190 L L 1903-11-02 Brownell,KS MLB 1929-1944 1929-1944
Bill Howerton 2001-12-18 80.006 -- of 5-11 185 L R 1921-12-12 Lompoc,CA MLB 1949-1952 1949-1952
Jim Hughes 2001-08-12 78.144 -- p 6-1 200 R R 1923-03-21 Chicago,IL MLB 1952-1957 1952-1957
Woody Jensen 2001-10-05 94.055 -- of 5-10 160 L L 1907-08-11 Bremerton,WA MLB 1931-1939 1931-1939
Sam Jethroe 2001-06-18 83.149 Heart attack of 6-1 178 B R 1918-01-20 East St. Louis,IL MLB 1950-1954 1950-1954
Bob Keegan 2001-06-20 80.320 -- p 6-2 207 R R 1920-08-04 Rochester,NY MLB 1953-1958 1953-1958
Bob Keely 2001-05-20 91.271 -- c 6-0 175 R R 1909-08-22 St. Louis,MO MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
Newt Kimball 2001-03-22 85.361 -- p 6-2 190 R R 1915-03-27 Logan,UT MLB 1937-1943 1937-1943
Dick Kimble 2001-05-07 85.285 -- ss 5-9 160 L R 1915-07-27 Buchtel,OH MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
Al Lary 2001-07-09 72.286 -- p 6-3 185 R R 1928-09-26 Northport,AL MLB 1954-1962 1954-1962
John Leroy 2001-06-25 26.067 Heart attack and brain aneurysm p 6-3 175 R R 1975-04-19 Bellevue,WA MLB 1997-1997 1993-2001
Carl Lind 2001-09-03 97.350 -- 2b 6-0 160 R R 1903-09-19 New Orleans,LA MLB 1927-1930 1927-1930
Lou Lombardo 2001-06-11 72.205 -- p 6-2 210 L L 1928-11-18 Carlstadt,NJ MLB 1948-1948 1948-1948
Marcelino Lopez 2001-11-29 58.067 -- p 6-3 210 R L 1943-09-23 Havana,CU MLB 1963-1972 1963-1972
Joe Lovitto 2001-05-19 50.133 Cancer of 6-0 185 B R 1951-01-06 San Pedro,CA MLB 1972-1975 1972-1975
Johnny Lucadello 2001-10-30 82.250 -- 2b-3b 5-11 160 B R 1919-02-22 Thurber,TX MLB 1938-1947 1938-1947
Jim Mallory 2001-08-06 82.339 -- of 6-1 170 R R 1918-09-01 Lawrenceville,VA MLB 1940-1945 1940-1945
Eddie Mathews 2001-02-18 69.129 -- 3b 6-1 200 L R 1931-10-13 Texarkana,TX MLB 1952-1968 1952-1968
Tom McBride 2001-12-26 87.054 -- of 6-0 190 R R 1914-11-02 Bonham,TX MLB 1943-1948 1943-1948
Jerry McQuaig 2001-02-05 89.006 -- of 5-11 183 R R 1912-01-31 Douglas,GA MLB 1934-1934 1934-1934
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Ramon Monzant 2001-08-10 68.218 -- p 6-0 165 R R 1933-01-04 Maracaibo,VZ MLB 1954-1960 1954-1960
Bitsy Mott 2001-02-25 82.258 -- ss-2b 5-8 155 R R 1918-06-12 Arcadia,FL MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
Bill Mueller 2001-10-24 80.349 -- of 6-1 180 R R 1920-11-09 Bay City,MI MLB 1942-1945 1942-1945
Joe Murray 2001-10-19 80.342 -- p 6-0 165 L L 1920-11-11 Wilkes-Barre,PA MLB 1950-1950 1950-1950
John Noriega 2001-09-29 57.284 Stroke p 6-4 185 R R 1943-12-20 Ogden,UT MLB 1969-1970 1969-1970
Tom Poholsky 2001-01-06 71.133 -- p 6-3 205 R R 1929-08-26 Detroit,MI MLB 1950-1957 1950-1957
Tot Pressnell 2001-01-06 94.151 -- p 5-10 175 R R 1906-08-08 Findlay,OH MLB 1938-1942 1938-1942
Bill Reeder 2001-03-12 79.020 -- p 6-5 205 R R 1922-02-20 Dike,TX MLB 1949-1949 1949-1949
Hank Riebe 2001-04-16 79.188 -- c 5-9 175 R R 1921-10-10 Cleveland,OH MLB 1942-1949 1942-1949
Bill Rigney 2001-02-20 83.022 -- 2b-3b 6-1 178 R R 1918-01-29 Alameda,CA MLB 1946-1953 1946-1953
Dick Rozek 2001-09-27 74.184 -- p 6-0 190 L L 1927-03-27 Cedar Rapids,IA MLB 1950-1954 1950-1954
Alex Sabo 2001-01-03 90.323 -- c 6-0 192 R R 1910-02-14 New Brunswick,NJ MLB 1936-1936 1936-1936
Ben Sankey 2001-10-14 94.042 -- ss 5-10 155 R R 1907-09-02 Nauvoo,AL MLB 1929-1931 1929-1931
Hank Sauer 2001-08-24 84.160 Heart attack of 6-4 199 R R 1917-03-17 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1941-1959 1941-1959
Hank Schmulbach 2001-05-03 76.106 -- h 5-11 165 L R 1925-01-17 East St. Louis,IL MLB 1943-1943 1943-1943
Dick Selma 2001-08-29 57.299 Liver cancer p 5-11 175 R R 1943-11-04 Santa Ana,CA MLB 1965-1974 1965-1976
Barry Shetrone 2001-07-18 63.012 Lou Gehrig's Disease of 6-2 190 L R 1938-07-06 Baltimore,MD MLB 1959-1963 1959-1963
Marcelino Solis 2001-06-15 70.331 -- p 6-1 185 L L 1930-07-19 San Luis Potosi,MX MLB 1958-1958 1958-1958
Bill Stafford 2001-09-19 62.037 -- p 6-2 193 R R 1939-08-13 Catskill,NY MLB 1960-1967 1960-1967
Willie Stargell 2001-04-09 61.034 Complications from Stroke of-1b 6-2 225 L L 1940-03-06 Earlsboro,OK MLB 1962-1982 1962-1982
Red Steiner 2001-11-16 86.313 -- c 6-0 185 L R 1915-01-07 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
Joe Stephenson 2001-09-20 80.082 -- c 6-2 185 R R 1921-06-30 Detroit,MI MLB 1943-1947 1943-1947
Frank Stewart 2001-04-30 94.234 -- p 6-1 180 R R 1906-09-08 Minneapolis,MN MLB 1927-1927 1927-1927
Leo Thomas 2001-03-05 77.223 -- 3b 5-11 178 R R 1923-07-26 Turlock,CA MLB 1950-1952 1950-1952
Eric Tipton 2001-08-29 86.131 -- of 5-11 190 R R 1915-04-20 Petersburg,VA MLB 1939-1945 1939-1945
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Sandy Ullrich 2001-04-21 79.270 -- p 6-1 180 R R 1921-07-25 Havana,CU MLB 1944-1945 1944-1945
Vince Ventura 2001-09-11 84.146 -- of 6-1 190 R R 1917-04-18 New York,NY MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
Butch Wensloff 2001-02-18 85.078 -- p 5-11 185 R R 1915-12-03 Sausalito,CA MLB 1943-1948 1943-1948
Hal White 2001-04-21 82.034 -- p 5-10 170 R R 1919-03-18 Utica,NY MLB 1941-1954 1941-1954
Gene Woodling 2001-06-02 78.290 -- of 5-9 195 L R 1922-08-16 Akron,OH MLB 1943-1962 1943-1962
Joe Zapustas 2001-01-04 93.164 -- of 6-1 185 R R 1907-07-25 Boston,MA MLB 1933-1933 1933-1933
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