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player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Dick Adams 2016-09-14 96.159 -- 1b 6-0 185 R L 1920-04-08 Tuolumne,CA MLB 1947-1947 1947-1947
Bob Addis 2016-11-15 91.009 -- of 6-0 175 L R 1925-11-06 Mineral,OH MLB 1950-1953 1950-1953
Dave Adlesh 2016-02-15 72.215 -- c 6-0 187 R R 1943-07-15 Long Beach,CA MLB 1963-1968 1963-1968
Gair Allie 2016-10-04 84.342 -- ss 6-1 190 R R 1931-10-28 Statesville,NC MLB 1954-1954 1954-1954
Orlando Alvarez 2016-03-31 64.032 Complications of diabetes of 6-0 165 R R 1952-02-28 Rio Grande,PR MLB 1973-1976 1973-1978
Jose Arcia 2016-07-30 72.343 -- ss-2b 6-3 170 R R 1943-08-22 Havana,CU MLB 1968-1970 1968-1970
Steve Arlin 2016-08-17 70.326 -- p 6-3 195 R R 1945-09-25 Seattle,WA MLB 1969-1974 1969-1974
Luis Arroyo 2016-01-13 88.329 Cancer p 5-8 190 L L 1927-02-18 Penuelas,PR MLB 1955-1963 1955-1963
John Barfield 2016-12-24 52.070 Shot p 6-1 185 L L 1964-10-15 Pine Bluff,AR MLB 1989-1991 1986-1998
Charlie Beamon 2016-05-03 81.130 -- p 5-11 195 R R 1934-12-25 Oakland,CA MLB 1956-1958 1956-1958
Juan Bell 2016-08-24 48.148 Kidney disease 2b-ss 5-11 157 B R 1968-03-29 San Pedro de Macoris,DR MLB 1989-1995 1985-2000
Neil Berry 2016-08-24 94.225 -- ss-2b 5-10 170 R R 1922-01-11 Kalamazoo,MI MLB 1948-1954 1948-1954
Ralph Branca 2016-11-23 90.321 -- p 6-3 220 R R 1926-01-06 Mount Vernon,NY MLB 1944-1956 1944-1956
Alan Brice 2016-07-30 78.302 -- p 6-5 215 R R 1937-10-01 New York,NY MLB 1961-1961 1961-1961
Alton Brown 2016-01-10 90.268 -- p 6-2 195 R R 1925-04-16 Norfolk,VA MLB 1951-1951 1951-1951
Mike Brumley 2016-08-08 78.029 -- c 5-10 195 L R 1938-07-10 Granite,OK MLB 1964-1966 1964-1966
Putsy Caballero 2016-12-08 89.034 -- 2b-3b 5-10 170 R R 1927-11-05 New Orleans,LA MLB 1944-1952 1944-1952
Chris Cannizzaro 2016-12-30 78.241 Emphysema c 6-0 190 R R 1938-05-03 Oakland,CA MLB 1960-1974 1960-1974
Eddie Carnett 2016-11-04 100.014 -- p 6-0 185 L L 1916-10-21 Springfield,MO MLB 1941-1945 1941-1945
Bryan Clutterbuck 2016-08-23 56.250 Colon cancer p 6-4 223 R R 1959-12-17 Detroit,MI MLB 1986-1989 1980-1995
Choo Choo Coleman 2016-08-15 78.355 Cancer c 5-9 165 L R 1937-08-25 Orlando,FL MLB 1961-1966 1961-1966
Kevin Collins 2016-02-20 69.200 -- 3b-2b 6-2 190 L R 1946-08-04 Springfield,MA MLB 1965-1971 1965-1971
Marlan Coughtry 2016-11-08 82.058 -- 2b-3b 6-1 170 L R 1934-09-11 Hollywood,CA MLB 1960-1962 1960-1962
Paul Dade 2016-08-25 64.262 Cancer of-3b 6-0 195 R R 1951-12-07 Seattle,WA MLB 1975-1980 1975-1982
Jim Davenport 2016-02-18 82.184 Congestive heart failure 3b 5-11 175 R R 1933-08-17 Siluria,AL MLB 1958-1970 1958-1970
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Sammy Ellis 2016-05-13 75.091 Cancer p 6-1 180 L R 1941-02-11 Youngstown,OH MLB 1962-1969 1962-1969
Bill Endicott 2016-11-26 98.083 -- of 5-11 175 L L 1918-09-04 Acorn,MO MLB 1946-1946 1946-1946
Leon Everitt 2016-08-27 69.228 -- p 6-0 195 L R 1947-01-12 Marshall,TX MLB 1969-1969 1969-1969
Chico Fernandez 2016-06-11 84.101 Stroke ss 6-0 170 R R 1932-03-02 Havana,CU MLB 1956-1963 1956-1963
Jose Fernandez 2016-09-25 24.056 Boating accident p 6-3 215 R R 1992-07-31 Tampa,FL MLB 2013-2016 2011-2016
Dave Ferriss 2016-11-24 94.354 -- p 6-2 208 L R 1921-12-05 Shaw,MS MLB 1945-1950 1945-1950
Phil Gagliano 2016-12-19 74.357 Cardiac arrest 2b-of 6-1 185 R R 1941-12-27 Memphis,TN MLB 1963-1974 1963-1974
Joe Garagiola 2016-03-23 90.039 -- c 6-0 190 L R 1926-02-12 St. Louis,MO MLB 1946-1954 1946-1954
Lou Grasmick 2016-05-26 91.257 Multiple organ dysfunction syndrome p 6-0 195 R R 1924-09-11 Baltimore,MD MLB 1948-1948 1948-1948
Doug Griffin 2016-07-28 69.055 Long illness 2b 6-0 170 R R 1947-06-04 South Gate,CA MLB 1970-1977 1970-1977
Vern Handrahan 2016-11-02 77.341 -- p 6-2 185 L R 1938-11-27 Charlottetown,PE MLB 1964-1966 1964-1966
Jim Ray Hart 2016-05-19 74.201 -- 3b-of 5-11 185 R R 1941-10-30 Hookerton,NC MLB 1963-1974 1963-1974
Phil Hennigan 2016-06-17 70.068 Lung cancer p -- 185 R R 1946-04-10 Jasper,TX MLB 1969-1973 1969-1973
Ron Henry 2016-05-14 79.280 -- c 6-1 180 R R 1936-08-07 Chester,PA MLB 1961-1964 1961-1964
Jim Hickman 2016-06-25 79.046 -- of-1b 6-4 205 R R 1937-05-10 Henning,TN MLB 1962-1974 1962-1974
Hal Hudson 2016-07-08 89.066 -- p 5-10 175 L L 1927-05-04 Grosse Pointe,MI MLB 1952-1953 1952-1953
Monte Irvin 2016-01-11 96.320 Natural causes of 6-1 195 R R 1919-02-25 Columbia,AL MLB 1949-1956 1949-1956
Virgil Jester 2016-02-15 88.207 Pneumonia p 5-11 188 R R 1927-07-23 Denver,CO MLB 1952-1953 1952-1953
Joe Kirrene 2016-10-19 85.016 -- 3b 6-2 195 R R 1931-10-04 San Francisco,CA MLB 1950-1954 1950-1954
Steve Korcheck 2016-08-26 84.015 -- c 6-1 205 R R 1932-08-11 McClellandtown,PA MLB 1954-1959 1954-1959
Steve Kraly 2016-03-07 86.323 Cancer p 5-10 152 L L 1929-04-18 Whiting,IN MLB 1953-1953 1953-1953
Jim Lehew 2016-12-23 79.126 -- p 6-0 185 R R 1937-08-19 Baltimore,MD MLB 1961-1962 1961-1962
Angelo Lipetri 2016-11-17 86.134 -- p 6-1 180 R R 1930-07-06 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1956-1958 1956-1958
Stu Locklin 2016-12-04 88.135 -- of 6-1 190 L L 1928-07-22 Appleton,WI MLB 1955-1956 1955-1956
Turk Lown 2016-07-08 92.039 -- p 6-1 185 R R 1924-05-30 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1951-1962 1951-1962
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Clyde Mashore 2016-01-24 70.239 -- of 5-11 184 R R 1945-05-29 Concord,CA MLB 1969-1973 1969-1973
Gordon Massa 2016-07-16 80.318 -- c 6-3 210 L R 1935-09-02 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1957-1958 1957-1958
Dick McAuliffe 2016-05-13 76.166 Stroke 2b-ss 5-11 176 L R 1939-11-29 Hartford,CT MLB 1960-1975 1960-1975
Windy McCall 2016-04-01 90.257 -- p 6-0 180 L L 1925-07-18 San Francisco,CA MLB 1948-1957 1948-1957
Carl Miles 2016-09-09 98.171 -- p 5-11 178 B L 1918-03-22 Trenton,MO MLB 1940-1940 1940-1940
Don Minnick 2016-09-02 85.142 -- p 6-3 195 R R 1931-04-14 Lynchburg,VA MLB 1957-1957 1957-1957
Steve Nagy 2016-07-24 97.058 -- p 5-10 170 L L 1919-05-28 Franklin,NJ MLB 1947-1950 1947-1950
Russ Nixon 2016-11-08 81.263 -- c 6-1 185 L R 1935-02-19 Cleves,OH MLB 1957-1968 1957-1968
John Orsino 2016-11-01 78.193 -- c 6-3 215 R R 1938-04-22 Teaneck,NJ MLB 1961-1967 1961-1967
Milt Pappas 2016-04-19 76.344 -- p 6-3 190 R R 1939-05-11 Detroit,MI MLB 1957-1973 1957-1973
Brock Pemberton 2016-02-17 62.103 -- 1b 6-3 190 B L 1953-11-05 Tulsa,OK MLB 1974-1975 1974-1980
Harry Perkowski 2016-04-20 93.227 -- p 6-2 196 L L 1922-09-06 Dante,VA MLB 1947-1955 1947-1955
Lee Pfund 2016-06-02 97.236 Congestive heart failure p 6-1 185 R R 1918-10-10 Oak Park,IL MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
Tony Phillips 2016-02-17 56.298 Heart attack 2b-lf 5-10 175 B R 1959-04-25 Atlanta,GA MLB 1982-1999 1978-2015
Ruben Quevedo 2016-06-07 37.154 Heart Attack p 6-1 230 R R 1979-01-05 Valencia,VZ MLB 2000-2003 1996-2004
Ken Ramos 2016-05-15 48.344 Suicide (Murder-Suicide via gunshot) rf-lf 6-1 185 L L 1967-06-06 Sydney,NE MLB 1997-1997 1989-1998
Robert Ramsay 2016-08-04 42.244 Brain cancer p 6-5 230 L L 1973-12-03 Vancouver,WA MLB 1999-2000 1994-2003
Lance Rautzhan 2016-01-09 63.141 Cancer p 6-1 195 R L 1952-08-20 Pottsville,PA MLB 1977-1979 1976-1980
Fred Richards 2016-03-18 88.136 -- 1b 6-1 185 L L 1927-11-03 Warren,OH MLB 1951-1951 1951-1951
Jay Ritchie 2016-01-05 79.045 -- p 6-4 190 R R 1936-11-20 Salisbury,NC MLB 1964-1968 1964-1968
Johnny Rutherford 2016-12-25 91.234 -- p 5-10 170 L R 1925-05-05 Belleville,ON MLB 1952-1952 1952-1952
Mike Sandlock 2016-04-04 100.170 -- c-ss 6-1 185 B R 1915-10-17 Old Greenwich,CT MLB 1942-1953 1942-1953
Charlie Sands 2016-08-22 68.249 -- c 6-2 215 L R 1947-12-17 Newport News,VA MLB 1967-1975 1967-1976
Joe Schaffernoth 2016-06-18 78.316 Cancer p 6-4 195 R R 1937-08-06 Trenton,NJ MLB 1959-1961 1959-1961
Doug Slaten 2016-10-04 36.243 -- p 6-5 190 L L 1980-02-04 Venice,CA MLB 2006-2012 2000-2012
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Bob Spicer 2016-02-27 90.321 -- p 5-10 173 L R 1925-04-11 Richmond,VA MLB 1955-1956 1955-1956
Ron Stillwell 2016-01-25 76.053 Cancer ss-2b 5-11 165 R R 1939-12-03 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1961-1962 1961-1962
Mike Strahler 2016-07-14 69.123 -- p 6-4 180 R R 1947-03-14 Chicago,IL MLB 1970-1973 1970-1973
Frank Sullivan 2016-01-19 85.361 Pneumonia p 6-6 215 R R 1930-01-23 Hollywood,CA MLB 1953-1963 1953-1963
Ron Theobald 2016-04-15 72.262 -- 2b 5-8 165 R R 1943-07-28 Oakland,CA MLB 1971-1972 1971-1972
Randy Veres 2016-11-07 50.347 Suicide p 6-3 210 R R 1965-11-25 Sacramento,CA MLB 1989-1997 1985-1997
Bill Whitby 2016-03-12 72.227 -- p 6-1 190 R R 1943-07-29 Crewe,VA MLB 1964-1964 1964-1964
Walt Williams 2016-01-23 72.035 Heart attack of 5-6 185 R R 1943-12-19 Brownwood,TX MLB 1964-1975 1964-1975
John Young 2016-05-08 67.088 -- 1b 6-3 210 L L 1949-02-09 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1971-1971 1971-1977
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