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player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Bill Abernathie 2006-02-19 77.020 -- p 5-10 190 R R 1929-01-30 Torrance,CA MLB 1952-1952 1952-1952
Ace Adams 2006-02-26 93.361 -- p 5-10 182 R R 1912-03-02 Willows,CA MLB 1941-1946 1941-1946
Elden Auker 2006-08-04 95.317 -- p 6-2 194 R R 1910-09-21 Norcatur,KS MLB 1933-1942 1933-1942
Bill Baker 2006-04-13 95.050 -- c 6-0 200 R R 1911-02-22 Paw Creek,NC MLB 1940-1949 1940-1949
Jack Banta 2006-09-17 81.085 Cardiovascual disease p 6-2 175 L R 1925-06-24 Hutchinson,KS MLB 1947-1950 1947-1950
Dave Bartosch 2006-04-30 89.037 -- of 6-1 190 R R 1917-03-24 St. Louis,MO MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
Victor Bernal 2006-09-02 52.331 -- p 6-1 175 R R 1953-10-06 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1977-1977 1977-1979
Marv Breeding 2006-12-31 72.298 -- 2b 6-0 175 R R 1934-03-08 Decatur,AL MLB 1960-1963 1960-1963
Sam Calderone 2006-11-28 80.295 -- c 5-10 185 R R 1926-02-06 Beverly,NJ MLB 1950-1954 1950-1954
Johnny Callison 2006-10-12 67.214 -- of 5-10 175 L R 1939-03-12 Qualls,OK MLB 1958-1973 1958-1973
Paul Campbell 2006-06-22 88.294 -- 1b 5-10 185 L L 1917-09-01 Paw Creek,NC MLB 1942-1950 1942-1950
Frank Campos 2006-01-28 81.262 -- of 5-11 180 L L 1924-05-11 Havana,CU MLB 1951-1953 1951-1953
Sam Chapman 2006-12-22 90.254 Alzheimer's Disease of 6-1 190 R R 1916-04-11 Tiburon,CA MLB 1938-1951 1938-1951
Merv Connors 2006-01-08 91.350 -- 1b-3b 6-2 192 R R 1914-01-23 Berkeley,CA MLB 1937-1938 1937-1938
Tony Curry 2006-10-16 67.298 -- of 5-11 185 L L 1938-12-22 Nassau,BM MLB 1960-1966 1960-1966
Jerry Dahlke 2006-09-02 76.086 -- p 6-0 180 R R 1930-06-08 Marathon,WI MLB 1956-1956 1956-1956
Ted Davidson 2006-09-01 66.332 -- p 6-0 192 R L 1939-10-04 Las Vegas,NV MLB 1965-1968 1965-1968
Rod Dedeaux 2006-01-05 90.322 Complications from a stroke ss 5-11 160 R R 1915-02-17 New Orleans,LA MLB 1935-1935 1935-1935
Garton Del Savio 2006-11-09 92.348 -- ss 5-9 165 R R 1913-11-26 New York,NY MLB 1943-1943 1943-1943
Jim Delsing 2006-05-04 80.172 -- of 5-10 175 L R 1925-11-13 Rudolph,WI MLB 1948-1960 1948-1960
Con Dempsey 2006-08-05 82.323 Pneumonia p 6-4 190 R R 1923-09-16 San Francisco,CA MLB 1951-1951 1951-1951
Pat Dobson 2006-11-22 64.283 Leukemia p 6-3 190 R R 1942-02-12 Depew,NY MLB 1967-1977 1967-2006
Moe Drabowsky 2006-06-10 70.324 Multiple myeloma p 6-2 200 R R 1935-07-21 Ozanna,PO MLB 1956-1972 1956-1972
Dutch Fehring 2006-04-13 93.317 -- c 6-0 195 B R 1912-05-31 Columbus,IN MLB 1934-1934 1934-1934
Angel Fleitas 2006-07-10 91.242 -- ss 5-9 160 R R 1914-11-10 Los Abreus,CU MLB 1948-1948 1948-1948
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Bill Fleming 2006-06-04 92.308 -- p 6-0 190 R R 1913-07-31 Rowland Heights,CA MLB 1940-1946 1940-1946
Mark Freeman 2006-02-21 75.076 -- p 6-4 220 R R 1930-12-07 Memphis,TN MLB 1959-1960 1959-1960
Stan Galle 2006-01-28 86.355 -- 3b 5-7 165 R R 1919-02-07 Milwaukee,WI MLB 1942-1942 1942-1942
Al Gardella 2006-09-10 88.242 -- 1b 5-10 172 L L 1918-01-11 New York,NY MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
Bill Graham 2006-10-26 69.278 -- p 6-3 217 R R 1937-01-21 Flemingsburg,KY MLB 1966-1967 1966-1967
Howdy Groskloss 2006-07-15 99.097 -- 2b 5-9 176 R R 1907-04-09 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1930-1932 1930-1932
Chet Hajduk 2006-07-04 87.348 -- h 6-0 195 R R 1918-07-21 Chicago,IL MLB 1941-1941 1941-1941
Red Hayworth 2006-11-02 91.172 -- c 6-1 200 R R 1915-05-14 High Point,NC MLB 1944-1945 1944-1945
Al Heist 2006-10-02 78.362 -- of 6-2 185 R R 1927-10-05 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1960-1962 1960-1962
Billy Hitchcock 2006-04-09 89.252 -- 3b-2b 6-1 185 R R 1916-07-31 Inverness,AL MLB 1942-1953 1942-1953
Steve Howe 2006-04-28 48.049 Car accident (Truck) p 6-1 180 L L 1958-03-10 Pontiac,MI MLB 1980-1996 1977-1997
Jeff James 2006-05-07 64.220 Lung cancer p 6-3 195 R R 1941-09-29 Indianapolis,IN MLB 1968-1969 1968-1969
Billy Johnson 2006-06-20 87.294 -- 3b 5-10 180 R R 1918-08-30 Montclair,NJ MLB 1943-1953 1943-1953
Rankin Johnson 2006-02-11 88.347 -- p 6-3 177 R R 1917-03-01 Hayden,AZ MLB 1941-1941 1941-1941
Ron Jones 2006-06-04 41.358 Intracerebral hemorrhage rf-lf 5-10 200 L R 1964-06-11 Seguin,TX MLB 1988-1991 1985-1999
Walt Kellner 2006-06-19 77.054 -- p 6-0 200 R R 1929-04-26 Tucson,AZ MLB 1952-1953 1952-1953
Buddy Kerr 2006-11-07 84.001 -- ss 6-2 180 R R 1922-11-06 Astoria,NY MLB 1943-1951 1943-1951
Thornton Kipper 2006-03-29 77.183 -- p 6-3 190 R R 1928-09-27 Bagley,WA MLB 1953-1955 1953-1955
Billy Klaus 2006-12-03 77.359 -- ss-3b 5-10 165 L R 1928-12-09 Fox Lake,IL MLB 1952-1963 1952-1963
Joe Koppe 2006-09-27 75.343 Cancer ss 5-10 165 R R 1930-10-19 Detroit,MI MLB 1958-1965 1958-1965
Craig Kusick 2006-09-27 57.362 Leukemia 1b 6-3 232 R R 1948-09-30 Milwaukee,WI MLB 1973-1979 1973-1981
Jim Lemon 2006-05-14 78.051 Cancer of 6-4 200 R R 1928-03-23 Covington,VA MLB 1950-1963 1950-1963
Cory Lidle 2006-10-11 34.202 Plane crash p 5-11 180 R R 1972-03-22 Hollywood,CA MLB 1997-2006 1991-2006
Paul Lindblad 2006-01-01 64.145 Alzheimer's disease p 6-1 195 L L 1941-08-09 Chanute,KS MLB 1965-1978 1965-1978
Royce Lint 2006-04-03 85.092 -- p 6-1 165 L L 1921-01-01 Birmingham,AL MLB 1954-1954 1954-1954
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Eddie Malone 2006-06-01 85.350 -- c 5-10 175 R R 1920-06-16 Chicago,IL MLB 1949-1950 1949-1950
Fred Marsh 2006-10-26 82.294 -- 3b-ss 5-10 180 R R 1924-01-05 Valley Falls,KS MLB 1951-1956 1951-1956
Carlos Martinez 2006-01-24 40.166 Long illness 1b-3b 6-5 175 R R 1965-08-11 La Guaira,VZ MLB 1988-1995 1984-2000
Eddie Mayo 2006-11-27 96.226 -- 2b-3b 5-11 178 L R 1910-04-15 Holyoke,MA MLB 1936-1948 1936-1948
William Metzig 2006-03-12 87.098 -- 2b 6-1 180 R R 1918-12-04 Fort Dodge,IA MLB 1944-1944 1944-1944
Pete Mikkelsen 2006-11-29 67.035 Cancer p 6-2 220 R R 1939-10-25 Staten Island,NY MLB 1964-1972 1964-1972
Paul Minner 2006-03-28 82.241 -- p 6-5 210 L L 1923-07-30 New Wilmington,PA MLB 1946-1956 1946-1956
Seth Morehead 2006-01-17 71.155 -- p 6-0 195 L L 1934-08-15 Houston,TX MLB 1957-1961 1957-1961
Bubba Morton 2006-01-14 74.032 -- of 5-10 180 R R 1931-12-13 Washington,DC MLB 1961-1969 1961-1969
Gordie Mueller 2006-09-07 83.271 Heart disease p 6-4 200 R R 1922-12-10 Baltimore,MD MLB 1950-1950 1950-1950
Ivan Murrell 2006-10-08 61.167 -- of 6-2 196 R R 1945-04-24 Almirante,PN MLB 1963-1974 1963-1977
Rocky Nelson 2006-10-31 81.347 -- 1b 5-11 178 L L 1924-11-18 Portsmouth,OH MLB 1949-1961 1949-1961
Joe Niekro 2006-10-27 61.354 Brain aneurysm p 6-1 190 R R 1944-11-07 Martins Ferry,OH MLB 1967-1988 1967-1988
Ernie Oravetz 2006-12-03 74.313 Pancreatic Cancer of 5-4 145 B L 1932-01-24 Johnstown,PA MLB 1955-1956 1955-1956
Jimmy Outlaw 2006-04-09 93.079 -- of-3b 5-8 168 R R 1913-01-20 Orme,TN MLB 1937-1949 1937-1949
Eddie Pellagrini 2006-10-11 88.212 -- ss-2b 5-9 165 R R 1918-03-13 Boston,MA MLB 1946-1954 1946-1954
Buddy Peterson 2006-09-19 81.149 -- ss -- 170 R R 1925-04-23 Portland,OR MLB 1955-1957 1955-1957
Bill Pierro 2006-04-01 79.351 -- p 6-1 155 R R 1926-04-15 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1950-1950 1950-1950
Ray Poole 2006-03-01 86.044 -- h 6-0 180 L R 1920-01-16 Salisbury,NC MLB 1941-1947 1941-1947
Kirby Puckett 2006-03-06 45.357 Stroke cf-of 5-9 223 R R 1960-03-14 Chicago,IL MLB 1984-1995 1981-1995
Billy Queen 2006-04-23 77.146 -- of 6-1 185 R R 1928-11-28 Gastonia,NC MLB 1954-1954 1954-1954
Jack Radtke 2006-10-24 93.193 -- 2b-3b 5-7 160 B R 1913-04-14 Denver,CO MLB 1936-1936 1936-1936
Bob Repass 2006-01-16 88.071 -- 2b-3b 6-1 185 R R 1917-11-06 West Pittston,PA MLB 1939-1942 1939-1942
Dino Restelli 2006-08-08 81.319 -- of 6-1 191 R R 1924-09-23 St. Louis,MO MLB 1949-1951 1949-1951
Johnny Sain 2006-11-07 89.043 Complications from a stroke p 6-2 200 R R 1917-09-25 Havana,AR MLB 1942-1955 1942-1955
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Larry Sherry 2006-12-17 71.145 Cancer p 6-2 204 R R 1935-07-25 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1958-1968 1958-1968
Sibby Sisti 2006-04-24 85.272 -- 2b-3b 5-11 175 R R 1920-07-26 Buffalo,NY MLB 1939-1954 1939-1954
Willie Smith 2006-01-16 66.339 -- of-1b 6-0 190 L L 1939-02-11 Anniston,AL MLB 1963-1971 1963-1971
Pete Suder 2006-11-14 90.211 -- 2b-3b 6-0 175 R R 1916-04-16 Aliquippa,PA MLB 1941-1955 1941-1955
Russ Swan 2006-04-26 42.113 Accidental fall down stairs p 6-4 215 L L 1964-01-03 Fremont,CA MLB 1989-1994 1985-1996
Junior Thompson 2006-08-24 89.078 -- p 6-1 185 R R 1917-06-07 Latham,IL MLB 1939-1947 1939-1947
Cecil Travis 2006-12-16 93.130 -- ss-3b 6-1 185 L R 1913-08-08 Riverdale,GA MLB 1933-1947 1933-1947
Jack Urban 2006-06-26 77.203 -- p 5-8 155 R R 1928-12-05 Omaha,NE MLB 1957-1959 1957-1959
Jose Uribe 2006-12-08 47.321 Car accident ss 5-10 165 B R 1959-01-21 San Cristobal,DR MLB 1984-1993 1981-1993
Clyde Vollmer 2006-10-02 85.008 -- of 6-1 190 R R 1921-09-24 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1942-1954 1942-1954
Jake Wade 2006-02-01 93.306 -- p 6-2 175 L L 1912-04-01 Morehead City,NC MLB 1936-1946 1936-1946
Charlie Wagner 2006-08-31 93.271 Heart attack p 5-11 170 R R 1912-12-03 Reading,PA MLB 1938-1946 1938-1946
Leo Wells 2006-06-23 88.340 -- 3b-ss 5-9 170 R R 1917-07-18 Kansas City,KS MLB 1942-1946 1942-1946
Junior Wooten 2006-08-12 82.208 -- of 5-11 160 R L 1924-01-16 Pelzer,SC MLB 1947-1948 1947-1948
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