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player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Monty Basgall 2005-09-22 83.226 -- 2b -- 175 R R 1922-02-08 Pfeifer,KS MLB 1948-1951 1948-1951
Mike Bishop 2005-02-08 46.095 -- c 6-2 188 R R 1958-11-05 Santa Maria,CA MLB 1983-1983 1977-1983
Bud Black 2005-10-02 73.085 -- p 6-3 197 R R 1932-07-09 St. Louis,MO MLB 1952-1956 1952-1956
Don Blasingame 2005-04-13 73.028 Heart failure 2b 5-10 165 L R 1932-03-16 Corinth,MS MLB 1955-1966 1955-1966
Harry Boyles 2005-01-07 91.039 -- p 6-5 185 R R 1913-11-29 Granite City,IL MLB 1938-1939 1938-1939
Nelson Briles 2005-02-13 61.193 Heart attack p 5-11 200 R R 1943-08-05 Dorris,CA MLB 1965-1978 1965-1978
Ed Butka 2005-04-21 89.095 -- 1b 6-3 193 R R 1916-01-17 Canonsburg,PA MLB 1943-1944 1943-1944
Bob Carpenter 2005-10-19 87.311 -- p 6-3 195 R R 1917-12-12 Chicago,IL MLB 1940-1947 1940-1947
Chico Carrasquel 2005-05-26 77.124 Cardiac arrest ss 6-0 170 R R 1928-01-23 Caracas,VZ MLB 1950-1959 1950-1959
Donn Clendenon 2005-09-17 70.064 Leukemia 1b 6-3 210 R R 1935-07-15 Neosho,MO MLB 1961-1972 1961-1972
Tom Clyde 2005-10-01 82.045 -- p 6-3 195 R R 1923-08-17 Wachapreague,VA MLB 1943-1943 1943-1943
Ray Cunningham 2005-07-30 100.194 -- 3b 5-7 150 R R 1905-01-17 Mesquite,TX MLB 1931-1932 1931-1932
Brandy Davis 2005-06-12 77.276 -- of 6-0 170 R R 1927-09-10 Newark,DE MLB 1952-1953 1952-1953
Dick Dietz 2005-06-27 63.282 Heart attack c 6-1 195 R R 1941-09-18 Crawfordsville,IN MLB 1966-1973 1966-1973
Mario Encarnacion 2005-10-03 28.009 Congenital medical condition lf-rf 6-2 205 R R 1977-09-24 Bani,DR MLB 2001-2002 1996-2004
Tommy Fine 2005-01-10 90.092 -- p 6-0 180 B R 1914-10-10 Cleburne,TX MLB 1947-1950 1947-1950
Danny Gardella 2005-03-06 85.009 Congestive heart failure of 5-7 160 L L 1920-02-26 New York,NY MLB 1944-1950 1944-1950
Pete Gebrian 2005-05-06 81.270 -- p 6-0 170 R R 1923-08-10 Bayonne,NJ MLB 1947-1947 1947-1947
Al Gettel 2005-04-08 87.203 -- p 6-3 200 R R 1917-09-17 Norfolk,VA MLB 1945-1955 1945-1955
Milt Graff 2005-08-02 74.215 Alzheimer's disease 2b 5-7 158 L R 1930-12-30 Jefferson Center,PA MLB 1957-1958 1957-1958
Hal Griggs 2005-05-10 76.259 -- p 6-0 170 R R 1928-08-24 Shannon,GA MLB 1956-1959 1956-1959
Marv Grissom 2005-09-18 87.171 -- p 6-3 195 R R 1918-03-31 Los Molinos,CA MLB 1946-1959 1946-1959
Cesar Gutierrez 2005-01-22 61.362 Heart attack ss 5-9 155 R R 1943-01-26 Coro,VZ MLB 1967-1971 1967-1971
Kent Hadley 2005-03-10 70.083 -- 1b 6-3 190 L L 1934-12-17 Pocatello,ID MLB 1958-1960 1958-1960
Ellie Hendricks 2005-12-21 64.364 Heart attack c 6-1 175 L R 1940-12-22 Charlotte Amalie,VG MLB 1968-1979 1968-1979
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Pancho Herrera 2005-04-28 70.316 -- 1b 6-3 220 R R 1934-06-16 Santiago De Cuba,CU MLB 1958-1961 1958-1961
Eli Hodkey 2005-08-30 87.300 -- p 6-4 185 L L 1917-11-03 Lorain,OH MLB 1946-1946 1946-1946
Cal Hogue 2005-08-05 77.286 -- p 6-0 185 R R 1927-10-24 Dayton,OH MLB 1952-1954 1952-1954
Frank House 2005-03-13 75.023 -- c 6-2 190 L R 1930-02-18 Bessemer,AL MLB 1950-1961 1950-1961
Ben Huffman 2005-02-22 90.219 -- c 5-11 175 L R 1914-07-18 Rileyville,VA MLB 1937-1937 1937-1937
Vic Johnson 2005-05-10 84.280 -- p 6-0 160 R L 1920-08-03 Eau Claire,WI MLB 1944-1946 1944-1946
Pat Kelly 2005-10-02 61.064 Heart attack of 6-1 185 L L 1944-07-30 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1967-1981 1967-1981
Bob Kennedy 2005-04-07 84.232 -- of-3b 6-2 193 R R 1920-08-18 Chicago,IL MLB 1939-1957 1939-1957
Don LeJohn 2005-02-25 70.288 -- 3b 5-10 175 R R 1934-05-13 Daisytown,PA MLB 1965-1965 1965-1978
Bob Lennon 2005-06-14 76.272 -- of 6-0 200 L L 1928-09-15 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1954-1957 1954-1957
Al Lopez 2005-10-30 97.071 Heart attack c 5-11 165 R R 1908-08-20 Tampa,FL MLB 1928-1947 1928-1947
Bob Mabe 2005-01-09 75.093 -- p 5-11 165 R R 1929-10-08 Danville,VA MLB 1958-1960 1958-1960
Rick Mahler 2005-03-02 51.209 Heart attack p 6-1 202 R R 1953-08-05 Austin,TX MLB 1979-1991 1977-1991
Gene Mauch 2005-08-08 79.263 Lung cancer 2b-ss 5-10 165 R R 1925-11-18 Salina,KS MLB 1944-1957 1944-1957
Eddie Miksis 2005-04-08 78.209 -- 2b-of 6-0 185 R R 1926-09-11 Burlington,NJ MLB 1944-1958 1944-1958
Al Milnar 2005-06-30 91.186 -- p 6-2 195 L L 1913-12-26 Cleveland,OH MLB 1936-1946 1936-1946
Herb Moford 2005-12-03 77.119 -- p 6-1 175 R R 1928-08-06 Brooksville,KY MLB 1955-1962 1955-1962
Mike Naymick 2005-10-12 88.036 -- p 6-8 225 R R 1917-09-06 Berlin,PA MLB 1939-1944 1939-1944
Mickey Owen 2005-07-13 89.100 -- c 5-10 190 R R 1916-04-04 Nixa,MO MLB 1937-1954 1937-1954
Jim Pearce 2005-07-17 80.038 -- p 6-6 180 R R 1925-06-09 Zebulon,NC MLB 1949-1955 1949-1955
Al Porto 2005-07-06 79.009 -- p 5-11 176 L L 1926-06-27 Heilwood,PA MLB 1948-1948 1948-1948
Vic Power 2005-11-29 78.028 Cancer 1b 5-11 195 R R 1927-11-01 Arecibo,PR MLB 1954-1965 1954-1965
Dick Radatz 2005-03-16 67.348 Accidental fall down stairs p 6-5 235 R R 1937-04-02 Detroit,MI MLB 1962-1969 1962-1969
Don Rowe 2005-10-15 69.195 Parkinsons p 6-0 180 L L 1936-04-03 Brawley,CA MLB 1963-1963 1963-1963
Marius Russo 2005-03-26 90.250 Heart illness p 6-1 190 R L 1914-07-19 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1939-1946 1939-1946
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Luis Sanchez 2005-02-04 51.164 -- p 6-2 210 R R 1953-08-24 Cariaco,VZ MLB 1981-1985 1980-1985
Jack Sanford 2005-01-04 87.195 Brain cancer 1b 6-3 195 R R 1917-06-23 Chatham,VA MLB 1940-1946 1940-1946
Carroll Sembera 2005-06-15 63.324 -- p 6-0 155 R R 1941-07-26 Shiner,TX MLB 1965-1970 1965-1970
Dick Sipek 2005-07-17 82.182 -- of 5-9 170 L R 1923-01-16 Chicago,IL MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
Frank Smith 2005-09-24 77.173 -- p 6-3 200 R R 1928-04-04 Pierrepont Manor,NY MLB 1950-1956 1950-1956
Lee Stine 2005-05-06 91.170 Complications from a stroke p 5-11 185 R R 1913-11-17 Stillwater,OK MLB 1934-1938 1934-1938
Mike Ulisney 2005-09-22 87.359 -- c 5-9 165 R R 1917-09-28 Greenwald,PA MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
Corky Valentine 2005-01-21 76.017 -- p 6-1 203 R R 1929-01-04 Troy,OH MLB 1954-1955 1954-1955
Bill Voiselle 2005-01-31 86.002 -- p 6-4 200 R R 1919-01-29 Greenwood,SC MLB 1942-1950 1942-1950
Ken Weafer 2005-06-04 91.118 -- p 6-0 183 R R 1914-02-06 Woburn,MA MLB 1936-1936 1936-1936
Al Widmar 2005-10-15 80.209 Colon cancer p 6-3 185 R R 1925-03-20 Cleveland,OH MLB 1947-1952 1947-1952
Earl Wilson 2005-04-23 70.203 Heart attack p 6-3 216 R R 1934-10-02 Ponchatoula,LA MLB 1959-1970 1959-1970
Frank Zupo 2005-03-25 65.209 -- c 5-11 182 L R 1939-08-29 San Francisco,CA MLB 1957-1961 1957-1961
63 record(s)