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player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Darrel Akerfelds 2012-06-24 50.012 Pancreatic cancer p 6-2 210 R R 1962-06-12 Denver,CO MLB 1986-1991 1982-1995
Rogelio Alvarez 2012-11-30 74.226 -- 1b 5-11 183 R R 1938-04-18 Pinar del Rio,CU MLB 1960-1962 1960-1962
Hub Andrews 2012-03-11 89.193 -- p 6-0 170 R R 1922-08-31 Burbank,OK MLB 1947-1948 1947-1948
Boyd Bartley 2012-12-21 92.314 -- ss 5-8 165 R R 1920-02-11 Chicago,IL MLB 1943-1943 1943-1943
Dennis Bennett 2012-03-23 72.170 -- p 6-5 205 L L 1939-10-05 Oakland,CA MLB 1962-1968 1962-1968
Pedro Borbon 2012-06-04 65.185 Cancer p 6-2 185 R R 1946-12-02 Valverde Mao,DR MLB 1969-1980 1969-1980
Dave Boswell 2012-06-12 67.143 Heart attack p 6-3 185 R R 1945-01-20 Baltimore,MD MLB 1964-1971 1964-1971
Fred Bradley 2012-04-24 89.268 -- p 6-1 180 R R 1922-07-31 Parsons,KS MLB 1948-1949 1948-1949
Al Brancato 2012-06-14 93.017 -- ss-3b 5-9 188 R R 1919-05-29 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1939-1945 1939-1945
Bud Byerly 2012-01-26 91.091 -- p 6-2 185 R R 1920-10-26 Webster Groves,MO MLB 1943-1960 1943-1960
Gary Carter 2012-02-16 57.314 Brain tumor c 6-2 215 R R 1954-04-08 Culver City,CA MLB 1974-1992 1974-1992
Art Ceccarelli 2012-07-11 82.100 -- p 6-0 190 R L 1930-04-02 New Haven,CT MLB 1955-1960 1955-1960
Allie Clark 2012-04-02 88.291 -- of 5-11 185 R R 1923-06-16 South Amboy,NJ MLB 1947-1953 1947-1953
Danny Clyburn 2012-02-07 37.307 Murdered by gunshot lf-rf 6-0 220 R R 1974-04-06 Lancaster,SC MLB 1997-1999 1992-2004
Chuck Diering 2012-11-23 89.292 -- of 5-10 165 R R 1923-02-05 St. Louis,MO MLB 1947-1956 1947-1956
Bob DiPietro 2012-09-03 85.003 -- of 5-11 185 R R 1927-09-01 San Francisco,CA MLB 1951-1951 1951-1951
Don Erickson 2012-08-01 80.232 -- p 6-0 175 R R 1931-12-13 Springfield,IL MLB 1958-1958 1958-1958
Ryan Freel 2012-12-22 36.289 Suicide - Gun cf-3b 5-10 185 R R 1976-03-08 Jacksonville,FL MLB 2001-2009 1995-2010
Joe Ginsberg 2012-11-02 86.022 -- c 5-11 180 L R 1926-10-11 New York,NY MLB 1948-1962 1948-1962
Bob Hale 2012-09-08 78.305 -- 1b 5-10 195 L L 1933-11-07 Sarasota,FL MLB 1955-1961 1955-1961
Gail Harris 2012-11-14 81.031 -- 1b 6-0 195 L L 1931-10-15 Abingdon,VA MLB 1955-1960 1955-1960
Mike Hershberger 2012-07-01 72.266 Brief illness of 5-10 175 R R 1939-10-09 Massillon,OH MLB 1961-1971 1961-1971
Kevin Hickey 2012-05-16 56.081 -- p 6-1 200 L L 1956-02-25 Chicago,IL MLB 1981-1991 1978-1991
Lloyd Hittle 2012-03-03 88.011 -- p 5-10 164 R L 1924-02-21 Lodi,CA MLB 1949-1950 1949-1950
Stan Johnson 2012-04-17 75.064 -- of 5-10 180 L L 1937-02-12 Dallas,TX MLB 1960-1961 1960-1961
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Hal Keller 2012-06-05 84.334 -- c 6-1 200 L R 1927-07-07 Middletown,MD MLB 1949-1952 1949-1952
Al Kenders 2012-01-06 74.276 -- c 6-0 185 R R 1937-04-04 Barrington,NJ MLB 1961-1961 1961-1961
Chick King 2012-07-09 81.242 -- of 6-2 190 R R 1930-11-10 Paris,TN MLB 1954-1959 1954-1959
Jack Kralick 2012-09-18 77.110 Stroke p 6-2 180 L L 1935-06-01 Youngstown,OH MLB 1959-1967 1959-1967
Jim Kremmel 2012-10-12 64.227 -- p 6-0 175 L L 1948-02-28 Belleville,IL MLB 1973-1974 1973-1976
Mike Kume 2012-11-26 86.191 -- p 6-1 195 R R 1926-05-19 Premier,WV MLB 1955-1955 1955-1955
Don Leshnock 2012-05-05 65.162 -- p 6-3 195 R L 1946-11-25 Youngstown,OH MLB 1972-1972 1972-1972
Jerry Lynch 2012-03-31 81.258 -- of 6-1 189 L R 1930-07-17 Bay City,MI MLB 1954-1966 1954-1966
Terry Mathews 2012-02-24 47.141 Heart attack p 6-2 225 L R 1964-10-05 Alexandria,LA MLB 1991-1999 1984-2000
Dave May 2012-10-20 68.302 Diabetes of 5-10 186 L R 1943-12-23 New Castle,DE MLB 1967-1978 1967-1978
Don Mincher 2012-03-04 73.254 -- 1b 6-3 213 L R 1938-06-24 Huntsville,AL MLB 1960-1972 1960-1972
Les Moss 2012-08-29 87.107 -- c 5-11 205 R R 1925-05-14 Tulsa,OK MLB 1946-1958 1946-1958
Les Mueller 2012-10-25 93.236 -- p 6-3 190 R R 1919-03-04 Belleville,IL MLB 1941-1945 1941-1945
Bob Myrick 2012-08-23 59.326 -- p 6-1 195 R L 1952-10-01 Hattiesburg,MS MLB 1976-1978 1976-1981
Ray Narleski 2012-03-29 83.124 -- p 6-1 175 R R 1928-11-25 Camden,NJ MLB 1954-1959 1954-1959
George O'Donnell 2012-12-19 83.206 -- p 6-3 175 R R 1929-05-27 Winchester,IL MLB 1954-1954 1954-1954
John O'Neil 2012-04-19 92.000 -- ss 5-9 155 R R 1920-04-19 Shelbiana,KY MLB 1946-1946 1946-1946
Jim Obradovich 2012-03-03 62.171 -- 1b 6-2 200 L L 1949-09-13 Fort Campbell,KY MLB 1978-1978 1977-1979
Harry Parker 2012-05-29 64.258 -- p 6-3 190 R R 1947-09-14 Highland,IL MLB 1970-1976 1970-1976
Frank Pastore 2012-12-17 55.118 Complications from motorcycle accident p 6-2 205 R R 1957-08-21 Alhambra,CA MLB 1979-1986 1977-1987
Pascual Perez 2012-11-01 55.168 Murdered p 6-2 162 R R 1957-05-17 San Cristobal,DR MLB 1980-1991 1977-1991
Johnny Pesky 2012-08-13 92.321 Natural causes ss-3b 5-9 168 L R 1919-09-27 Portland,OR MLB 1942-1954 1942-1954
Dave Philley 2012-03-15 91.303 -- of 6-0 188 B R 1920-05-16 Paris,TX MLB 1941-1962 1941-1962
Jack Pierce 2012-09-13 64.103 Heart attack 1b 6-0 210 L R 1948-06-02 Laurel,MS MLB 1973-1975 1973-1979
Andy Replogle 2012-04-10 58.185 -- p 6-5 205 R R 1953-10-07 South Bend,IN MLB 1978-1979 1973-1981
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Roberto Rodriguez 2012-09-23 70.298 -- p 6-3 185 R R 1941-11-29 Caracas,VZ MLB 1967-1970 1967-1970
Ken Rowe 2012-11-22 78.326 -- p 6-2 185 R R 1933-12-31 Ferndale,MI MLB 1963-1965 1963-1965
Tom Saffell 2012-09-10 91.046 Pneumonia of 5-11 170 L R 1921-07-26 Etowah,TN MLB 1949-1955 1949-1955
Freddy Schmidt 2012-11-17 96.282 -- p 6-1 185 R R 1916-02-09 Hartford,CT MLB 1944-1947 1944-1947
Bill Skowron 2012-04-27 81.131 Congestive heart failure 1b 5-11 195 R R 1930-12-18 Chicago,IL MLB 1954-1967 1954-1967
Dick Smith 2012-02-19 72.278 -- of-1b 6-2 205 R R 1939-05-17 Lebanon,OR MLB 1963-1965 1963-1965
Ed Stevens 2012-07-22 87.191 -- 1b 6-1 190 L L 1925-01-12 Galveston,TX MLB 1945-1950 1945-1950
Jimmy Stewart 2012-11-24 73.167 -- of-2b 6-0 165 B R 1939-06-11 Opelika,AL MLB 1963-1973 1963-1973
Ed Stroud 2012-07-02 72.245 -- of 5-11 180 L R 1939-10-31 Lapine,AL MLB 1966-1971 1966-1971
Champ Summers 2012-10-11 66.118 Kidney cancer of 6-2 205 L R 1946-06-15 Bremerton,WA MLB 1974-1984 1974-1984
Hawk Taylor 2012-06-09 73.068 -- c-of 6-2 190 R R 1939-04-03 Metropolis,IL MLB 1957-1970 1957-1970
Thad Tillotson 2012-05-16 71.147 -- p 6-2 195 R R 1940-12-20 Merced,CA MLB 1967-1968 1967-1968
Hal Trosky 2012-11-23 76.055 -- p 6-3 205 R R 1936-09-29 Cleveland,OH MLB 1958-1958 1958-1958
Tom Umphlett 2012-09-21 82.132 -- of 6-2 180 R R 1930-05-12 Scotland Neck,NC MLB 1953-1955 1953-1955
Al Veigel 2012-04-08 95.068 -- p 6-1 180 R R 1917-01-30 Dover,OH MLB 1939-1939 1939-1939
Bruce Von Hoff 2012-09-11 68.299 -- p 6-0 187 R R 1943-11-17 Oakland,CA MLB 1965-1967 1965-1967
Jay Ward 2012-02-24 73.168 -- 2b-3b 6-1 185 R R 1938-09-09 Brookfield,MO MLB 1963-1970 1963-1970
Frank Wills 2012-05-11 53.198 -- p 6-2 220 R R 1958-10-26 New Orleans,LA MLB 1983-1991 1978-1991
Eddie Yost 2012-10-17 86.004 -- 3b 5-10 170 R R 1926-10-13 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1944-1962 1944-1962
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