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player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Ted Abernathy 2004-12-16 71.285 -- p 6-4 215 R R 1933-03-06 Stanley,NC MLB 1955-1972 1955-1972
Doug Ault 2004-12-22 54.288 Suicide via gunshot 1b 6-3 200 R L 1950-03-09 Beaumont,TX MLB 1976-1980 1976-1982
Bobby Avila 2004-10-26 80.207 Complications from diabetes 2b 5-10 175 R R 1924-04-02 Veracruz,MX MLB 1949-1959 1949-1959
Floyd Baker 2004-11-17 88.038 -- 3b-2b 5-9 160 L R 1916-10-10 Luray,VA MLB 1943-1955 1943-1955
Frank Baldwin 2004-11-18 75.328 -- c 5-11 195 R R 1928-12-25 High Bridge,NJ MLB 1953-1953 1953-1953
George Bamberger 2004-04-04 78.246 Cancer p 6-0 175 R R 1925-08-01 Staten Island,NY MLB 1951-1959 1951-1959
Gene Bearden 2004-03-18 83.194 -- p 6-3 204 L L 1920-09-05 Lexa,AR MLB 1947-1953 1947-1953
Lou Berberet 2004-04-06 74.137 Esophageal cancer c 5-11 212 L R 1929-11-20 Long Beach,CA MLB 1954-1960 1954-1960
Johnny Blatnik 2004-01-21 82.316 -- of 6-0 195 R R 1921-03-10 Bridgeport,OH MLB 1948-1950 1948-1950
Cy Block 2004-09-22 85.142 -- 3b 6-0 180 R R 1919-05-04 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1942-1946 1942-1946
Mike Blyzka 2004-10-13 75.292 -- p 5-11 190 R R 1928-12-25 Hamtramck,MI MLB 1953-1954 1953-1954
Ray Boone 2004-10-17 81.083 Intestinal Surgery complications 3b-ss 6-1 188 R R 1923-07-27 San Diego,CA MLB 1948-1960 1948-1960
Hank Borowy 2004-08-23 88.103 -- p 6-0 175 R R 1916-05-12 Bloomfield,NJ MLB 1942-1951 1942-1951
Bob Boyd 2004-09-07 78.341 -- 1b 5-10 170 L L 1925-10-01 Potts Camp,MS MLB 1951-1961 1951-1961
Harry Brecheen 2004-01-17 89.095 -- p 5-10 160 L L 1914-10-14 Broken Bow,OK MLB 1940-1953 1940-1953
Ken Brondell 2004-10-03 82.351 -- p 6-1 195 R R 1921-10-17 Bradshaw,NE MLB 1944-1944 1944-1944
Jim Bucher 2004-10-21 93.225 -- 3b-2b 5-11 170 L R 1911-03-11 Manassas,VA MLB 1934-1945 1934-1945
Ken Burkhart 2004-12-29 88.041 Emphysema p 6-1 190 R R 1916-11-18 Knoxville,TN MLB 1945-1949 1945-1949
Moe Burtschy 2004-05-02 82.014 -- p 6-3 208 R R 1922-04-18 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1950-1956 1950-1956
Ken Caminiti 2004-10-10 41.173 Drug overdose 3b 6-0 200 B R 1963-04-21 Hanford,CA MLB 1987-2001 1983-2001
Pete Center 2004-08-08 92.108 -- p 6-4 190 R R 1912-04-22 Hazel Green,KY MLB 1942-1946 1942-1946
John Cerutti 2004-10-03 44.158 Ventricular arrhythmia p 6-2 200 L L 1960-04-28 Albany,NY MLB 1985-1991 1981-1995
Joe Cleary 2004-06-03 85.183 -- p 5-9 150 R R 1918-12-03 Cork,IR MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
Rip Coleman 2004-05-14 72.288 -- p 6-2 185 L L 1931-07-31 Troy,NY MLB 1955-1960 1955-1960
Charlie Cozart 2004-12-31 85.076 -- p 6-0 190 R L 1919-10-17 Lenoir,NC MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Willie Crawford 2004-08-27 57.355 Kidney disease of 6-1 205 L L 1946-09-07 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1964-1977 1964-1977
Bob Cremins 2004-03-27 98.040 -- p 5-11 178 L L 1906-02-15 Pelham Manor,NY MLB 1927-1927 1927-1927
Victor Cruz 2004-09-26 46.276 -- p 5-9 200 R R 1957-12-24 Rancho Viejo,DR MLB 1978-1983 1977-1985
Al Cuccinello 2004-03-29 89.124 -- 2b 5-10 165 R R 1914-11-26 Long Island City,NY MLB 1935-1935 1935-1935
Harry Danning 2004-11-29 93.085 -- c 6-1 190 R R 1911-09-06 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1933-1942 1933-1942
Russ Derry 2004-10-26 88.019 -- of 6-1 180 L R 1916-10-07 Princeton,MO MLB 1944-1949 1944-1949
Jim Devlin 2004-01-15 81.143 Tuberculosis c 5-11 165 L R 1922-08-25 Plains,PA MLB 1944-1944 1944-1944
Danny Doyle 2004-12-14 87.324 -- c 6-1 195 B R 1917-01-24 McLoud,OK MLB 1943-1943 1943-1943
Taylor Duncan 2004-01-03 50.235 Stroke 3b 6-0 170 R R 1953-05-12 Memphis,TN MLB 1977-1978 1976-1980
Hal Epps 2004-08-25 90.152 -- of 6-0 175 L L 1914-03-26 Athens,GA MLB 1938-1944 1938-1944
Charlie Fox 2004-02-16 82.131 -- c 5-11 180 R R 1921-10-07 New York,NY MLB 1942-1942 1942-1942
Hersh Freeman 2004-01-17 75.199 -- p 6-3 220 R R 1928-07-01 Gadsden,AL MLB 1952-1958 1952-1958
Floyd Giebell 2004-04-28 94.139 -- p 6-2 172 L R 1909-12-10 Pennsboro,WV MLB 1939-1941 1939-1941
Tony Giuliani 2004-10-08 91.318 -- c 5-11 175 R R 1912-11-24 St. Paul,MN MLB 1936-1943 1936-1943
Tommy Glaviano 2004-01-19 80.085 -- 3b-2b 5-9 175 R R 1923-10-26 Sacramento,CA MLB 1949-1953 1949-1953
Mike Goliat 2004-01-13 78.068 -- 2b 6-0 180 R R 1925-11-05 Yatesboro,PA MLB 1949-1952 1949-1952
Ruben Gomez 2004-07-26 77.014 Complications from kidney ailment p 6-0 175 R R 1927-07-13 Arroyo,PR MLB 1953-1967 1953-1967
Jesse Gonder 2004-11-14 68.299 -- c 5-10 190 L R 1936-01-20 Monticello,AR MLB 1960-1967 1960-1967
Ernest Groth 2004-12-27 82.238 -- p 5-9 185 R R 1922-05-03 Beaver Falls,PA MLB 1947-1949 1947-1949
Tom Haller 2004-11-26 67.156 Long illness c 6-4 195 L R 1937-06-23 Lockport,IL MLB 1961-1972 1961-1972
George Hausmann 2004-06-16 88.126 -- 2b 5-5 145 R R 1916-02-11 St. Louis,MO MLB 1944-1949 1944-1949
Chuck Hiller 2004-10-20 70.019 Leukemia 2b 5-11 170 L R 1934-10-01 Johnsburg,IL MLB 1961-1968 1961-1968
Paul Hopkins 2004-01-02 99.098 -- p 6-0 175 R R 1904-09-25 Chester,CT MLB 1927-1929 1927-1929
Connie Johnson 2004-11-28 81.337 -- p 6-4 200 R R 1922-12-27 Stone Mountain,GA MLB 1953-1958 1953-1958
Darrell Johnson 2004-05-03 75.251 Leukemia c 6-1 180 R R 1928-08-25 Horace,NE MLB 1952-1962 1952-1962
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Ken Johnson 2004-04-06 81.083 -- p 6-1 185 L L 1923-01-14 Topeka,KS MLB 1947-1952 1947-1952
Mack Jones 2004-06-08 65.215 Stomach cancer of 6-1 180 L R 1938-11-06 Atlanta,GA MLB 1961-1971 1961-1971
Rod Kanehl 2004-12-14 70.257 Heart attack 2b-of 6-1 180 R R 1934-04-01 Wichita,KS MLB 1962-1964 1962-1964
Joe Lafata 2004-05-06 82.276 -- 1b-of 6-0 183 L L 1921-08-03 Detroit,MI MLB 1947-1949 1947-1949
Tony Lupien 2004-07-09 87.077 -- 1b 5-10 185 L L 1917-04-23 Chelmsford,MA MLB 1940-1948 1940-1948
Roger Marquis 2004-07-19 67.105 -- of 6-0 190 L L 1937-04-05 Holyoke,MA MLB 1955-1955 1955-1955
Bobby Mattick 2004-12-16 89.012 Stroke ss 5-11 178 R R 1915-12-05 Sioux City,IA MLB 1938-1942 1938-1942
Tug McGraw 2004-01-05 59.127 Brain tumor p 6-0 185 R L 1944-08-30 Martinez,CA MLB 1965-1984 1965-1990
Wayne McLeland 2004-05-09 79.253 -- p 6-0 180 R R 1924-08-29 Milton,IA MLB 1951-1952 1951-1952
Lloyd Merriman 2004-01-20 79.170 -- of 6-0 195 L L 1924-08-02 Clovis,CA MLB 1949-1955 1949-1955
Sam Nahem 2004-04-19 88.183 -- p 6-1 190 R R 1915-10-19 New York,NY MLB 1938-1948 1938-1948
Buster Narum 2004-05-17 63.182 -- p 6-1 200 R R 1940-11-16 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1963-1967 1963-1967
Jim Nelson 2004-08-22 57.050 -- p 6-0 180 R R 1947-07-04 Birmingham,AL MLB 1970-1971 1970-1971
Gus Niarhos 2004-12-29 84.023 -- c 6-0 165 R R 1920-12-06 Birmingham,AL MLB 1946-1955 1946-1955
Johnny Oates 2004-12-24 58.337 Brain tumor c 5-11 185 L R 1946-01-21 Sylva,NC MLB 1970-1981 1970-1981
Damon Phillips 2004-11-04 85.150 -- 3b-ss 6-0 176 R R 1919-06-08 Corsicana,TX MLB 1942-1946 1942-1946
Ewald Pyle 2004-01-10 93.136 -- p 6-0 175 L L 1910-08-27 St. Louis,MO MLB 1939-1945 1939-1945
Hal Reniff 2004-09-07 66.067 -- p 6-0 215 R R 1938-07-02 Warren,OH MLB 1961-1967 1961-1967
Andre Rodgers 2004-12-13 70.011 -- ss 6-3 200 R R 1934-12-02 Nassau,BM MLB 1957-1967 1957-1967
Norm Schlueter 2004-10-06 88.011 -- c 5-10 175 R R 1916-09-25 Belleville,IL MLB 1938-1944 1938-1944
Mike Schultz 2004-08-02 83.228 -- p 6-1 175 L L 1920-12-17 Syracuse,NY MLB 1947-1947 1947-1947
Andy Seminick 2004-02-22 83.162 Cancer c 5-11 187 R R 1920-09-12 Pierce,WV MLB 1943-1957 1943-1957
Frank Seward 2004-04-12 83.005 -- p 6-3 200 R R 1921-04-07 Pennsauken,NJ MLB 1943-1944 1943-1944
John Stoneham 2004-01-01 95.053 -- of 5-9 168 L R 1908-11-08 Wood River,IL MLB 1933-1933 1933-1933
Johnny Sturm 2004-10-08 88.259 Heart failure 1b 6-1 185 L L 1916-01-23 St. Louis,MO MLB 1941-1941 1941-1941
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Gus Suhr 2004-01-15 98.011 Natural causes 1b 6-0 180 L R 1906-01-03 San Francisco,CA MLB 1930-1940 1930-1940
Ted Tappe 2004-02-13 73.011 -- of 6-3 185 L R 1931-02-02 Seattle,WA MLB 1950-1955 1950-1955
Hal Toenes 2004-06-28 86.263 -- p 5-11 175 R R 1917-10-08 Mobile,AL MLB 1947-1947 1947-1947
Brian Traxler 2004-11-19 37.055 Related to liver problems 1b 5-10 200 L L 1967-09-26 Waukegan,IL MLB 1990-1990 1986-2000
Frenchy Uhalt 2004-09-03 94.129 -- of 5-10 180 L R 1910-04-27 Bakersfield,CA MLB 1934-1934 1934-1934
Glenn Vaughan 2004-12-18 60.307 Natural causes ss 5-11 170 B R 1944-02-15 Compton,CA MLB 1963-1963 1963-1963
Leon Wagner 2004-01-03 69.235 -- of 6-1 195 L R 1934-05-13 Chattanooga,TN MLB 1958-1969 1958-1969
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