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player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Red Adams 2017-01-18 95.103 -- p 6-0 185 R R 1921-10-07 Parlier,CA MLB 1946-1946 1946-1946
Vic Albury 2017-04-18 69.342 -- p 6-0 190 L L 1947-05-12 Key West,FL MLB 1973-1976 1973-1979
Ruben Amaro 2017-03-31 81.085 -- ss-1b 5-11 170 R R 1936-01-06 Veracruz,MX MLB 1958-1969 1958-1969
Vic Barnhart 2017-04-13 94.224 -- ss 6-0 188 R R 1922-09-01 Hagerstown,MD MLB 1944-1946 1944-1946
Ed Barnowski 2017-10-17 74.055 -- p 6-2 195 R R 1943-08-23 Scranton,PA MLB 1965-1966 1965-1966
Don Baylor 2017-08-07 68.040 Multiple myeloma (Cancer) of 6-1 220 R R 1949-06-28 Austin,TX MLB 1970-1988 1970-1988
Bob Borkowski 2017-11-18 91.295 -- of 6-0 182 R R 1926-01-27 Dayton,OH MLB 1950-1955 1950-1955
Bob Bowman 2017-01-27 85.263 -- of 6-1 195 R R 1931-05-10 Laytonville,CA MLB 1955-1959 1955-1959
Jackie Brown 2017-01-08 73.223 -- p 6-1 195 R R 1943-05-31 Holdenville,OK MLB 1970-1977 1970-1978
Mark Brownson 2017-02-01 41.230 Drug-related p 6-2 185 L R 1975-06-17 Lake Worth,FL MLB 1998-2000 1994-2004
Bob Bruce 2017-03-15 83.301 -- p 6-3 210 R R 1933-05-18 Detroit,MI MLB 1959-1967 1959-1967
Jim Bunning 2017-05-26 85.216 Complications from stroke p 6-3 195 R R 1931-10-23 Southgate,KY MLB 1955-1971 1955-1971
Paul Casanova 2017-08-12 75.234 Cardiorespiratory complications c 6-4 200 R R 1941-12-21 Colon,CU MLB 1965-1974 1965-1974
Bob Cerv 2017-04-06 90.336 -- of 6-0 200 R R 1926-05-05 Lincoln,NE MLB 1951-1962 1951-1962
Bill Champion 2017-01-17 69.122 -- p 6-4 188 R R 1947-09-18 Shelby,NC MLB 1969-1976 1969-1977
Chuck Churn 2017-10-21 87.262 -- p 6-3 205 R R 1930-02-01 Bridgetown,VA MLB 1957-1959 1957-1959
Gene Conley 2017-07-04 86.236 Congestive heart failure p 6-8 225 R R 1930-11-10 Muskogee,OK MLB 1952-1963 1952-1963
Angelo Dagres 2017-12-23 83.123 -- of 5-11 175 L L 1934-08-22 Newburyport,MA MLB 1955-1955 1955-1955
Darren Daulton 2017-08-06 55.215 Brain cancer c 6-2 190 L R 1962-01-03 Arkansas City,KS MLB 1983-1997 1980-1997
Bobby Doerr 2017-11-13 99.220 -- 2b 5-11 175 R R 1918-04-07 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1937-1951 1937-1951
Jack Faszholz 2017-03-25 89.349 -- p 6-3 205 R R 1927-04-11 St. Louis,MO MLB 1953-1953 1953-1953
Ernie Fazio 2017-12-01 75.310 -- 2b 5-7 165 R R 1942-01-25 Oakland,CA MLB 1962-1966 1962-1966
Todd Frohwirth 2017-03-26 54.179 Stomach cancer p 6-4 195 R R 1962-09-28 Milwaukee,WI MLB 1987-1996 1984-1996
Doug Gallagher 2017-12-17 77.300 -- p 6-3 195 R L 1940-02-21 Fremont,OH MLB 1962-1962 1962-1962
Ned Garver 2017-02-26 91.063 -- p 5-10 180 R R 1925-12-25 Ney,OH MLB 1948-1961 1948-1961
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Dick Gernert 2017-11-30 89.063 -- 1b 6-3 210 R R 1928-09-28 Reading,PA MLB 1952-1962 1952-1962
Miguel Gonzalez 2017-11-24 31.062 Car accident p 6-3 200 R R 1986-09-23 Havana,CU MLB 2014-2014 2014-2015
Dallas Green 2017-03-22 82.230 Kidney failure p 6-5 210 L R 1934-08-04 Newport,DE MLB 1960-1967 1960-1967
Don Gross 2017-08-10 86.041 -- p 5-11 186 L L 1931-06-30 Weidman,MI MLB 1955-1960 1955-1960
Roy Halladay 2017-11-07 40.177 Plane crash p 6-6 225 R R 1977-05-14 Denver,CO MLB 1998-2013 1995-2013
Bill Hands 2017-03-09 76.307 -- p 6-2 185 R R 1940-05-06 Hackensack,NJ MLB 1965-1975 1965-1975
Solly Hemus 2017-10-02 94.168 -- 2b 5-9 175 L R 1923-04-17 Phoenix,AZ MLB 1949-1959 1949-1959
John Herrnstein 2017-10-03 79.186 -- of-1b 6-3 215 L L 1938-03-31 Hampton,VA MLB 1962-1966 1962-1966
Mark Higgins 2017-03-22 53.257 -- 1b 6-2 210 R R 1963-07-09 Miami,FL MLB 1989-1989 1984-1990
Garry Hill 2017-09-20 70.321 -- p 6-2 195 R R 1946-11-03 Rutherfordton,NC MLB 1969-1969 1967-1969
Dave Hilton 2017-09-17 67.002 -- 3b-2b 5-11 191 R R 1950-09-15 Uvalde,TX MLB 1972-1975 1972-1981
Greg Jelks 2017-01-06 55.143 Heart attack 3b-1b 6-2 190 R R 1961-08-16 Cherokee,AL MLB 1987-1987 1982-2001
Manny Jimenez 2017-12-12 79.023 -- of 6-1 195 L R 1938-11-19 San Pedro de Macoris,DR MLB 1962-1969 1962-1969
Jerry Kindall 2017-12-24 82.211 Stroke 2b-ss 6-2 175 R R 1935-05-27 St. Paul,MN MLB 1956-1965 1956-1965
Bob Kuzava 2017-05-15 93.353 -- p 6-2 204 B L 1923-05-28 Wyandotte,MI MLB 1946-1957 1946-1957
Jim Landis 2017-10-07 83.212 Cancer of 6-1 180 R R 1934-03-09 Fresno,CA MLB 1957-1967 1957-1967
Frank Lary 2017-12-13 87.247 Pneumonia p 5-11 180 R R 1930-04-10 Northport,AL MLB 1954-1965 1954-1965
Don Lock 2017-10-08 81.073 -- of 6-2 202 R R 1936-07-27 Wichita,KS MLB 1962-1969 1962-1969
Al Luplow 2017-12-28 78.290 -- of 5-11 180 L R 1939-03-13 Saginaw,MI MLB 1961-1967 1961-1967
Harry MacPherson 2017-02-19 90.224 -- p 5-10 150 R R 1926-07-10 North Andover,MA MLB 1944-1944 1944-1944
Andy Marte 2017-01-22 33.063 Car accident 3b 6-1 185 R R 1983-11-21 Villa Tapia,DR MLB 2005-2014 2001-2014
Lee May 2017-07-29 74.128 Pneumonia 1b 6-3 205 R R 1943-03-23 Birmingham,AL MLB 1965-1982 1965-1982
Dave McDonald 2017-05-19 73.365 -- 1b 6-3 215 L R 1943-05-20 New Albany,IN MLB 1969-1971 1969-1971
Mike McQueen 2017-10-09 67.040 -- p 5-11 190 L L 1950-08-30 Oklahoma City,OK MLB 1969-1974 1969-1977
Sam Mele 2017-05-01 94.100 Cancer of 6-1 187 R R 1923-01-21 Astoria,NY MLB 1947-1956 1947-1956
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Gene Michael 2017-09-07 79.097 Heart attack ss 6-2 183 B R 1938-06-02 Kent,OH MLB 1966-1975 1966-1975
Ed Mierkowicz 2017-05-19 93.074 -- of 6-4 205 R R 1924-03-06 Wyandotte,MI MLB 1945-1950 1945-1950
Morris Nettles 2017-01-24 64.364 Pancreatic Cancer of 6-1 170 L L 1952-01-26 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1974-1975 1974-1976
Luis Olmo 2017-04-28 97.261 Pneumonia of 5-11 190 R R 1919-08-11 Arecibo,PR MLB 1943-1951 1943-1951
Darrell Osteen 2017-10-22 74.250 -- p 6-1 170 R R 1943-02-14 Oklahoma City,OK MLB 1965-1970 1965-1970
Bob Perry 2017-07-02 82.291 -- of 6-2 180 R R 1934-09-14 New Bern,NC MLB 1963-1964 1963-1964
Ed Phillips 2017-09-20 72.365 Cancer p 6-1 190 R R 1944-09-20 Ardmore,OK MLB 1970-1970 1970-1970
Jim Piersall 2017-06-03 87.201 -- of 6-0 175 R R 1929-11-14 Waterbury,CT MLB 1950-1967 1950-1967
Rance Pless 2017-11-11 91.340 -- 1b-3b 6-0 145 R R 1925-12-06 Greeneville,TN MLB 1956-1956 1956-1956
Dan Porter 2017-01-07 85.083 -- of 6-0 164 L L 1931-10-17 Decatur,IL MLB 1951-1951 1951-1951
Ross Powell 2017-10-25 49.275 Carbon monoxide poisoning p 6-0 180 L L 1968-01-24 Grand Rapids,MI MLB 1993-1995 1988-1996
Don Prince 2017-11-08 79.217 -- p 6-4 200 R R 1938-04-05 Clarkton,NC MLB 1962-1962 1962-1962
John Rheinecker 2017-07-18 38.050 Suicide p 6-2 215 L L 1979-05-29 Belleville,IL MLB 2006-2007 2000-2008
Al Richter 2017-10-29 90.264 -- ss 5-11 165 R R 1927-02-07 Norfolk,VA MLB 1951-1951 1951-1951
Jim Rivera 2017-11-13 95.114 -- of 6-0 196 L L 1922-07-22 New York,NY MLB 1952-1961 1952-1961
Bob Sadowski 2017-01-06 79.356 -- 3b-of 6-0 175 L R 1937-01-15 St. Louis,MO MLB 1960-1963 1960-1963
Paul Schaal 2017-09-01 74.182 Cancer 3b 5-11 180 R R 1943-03-03 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1964-1974 1964-1974
Roy Sievers 2017-04-03 90.136 -- 1b-of 6-1 195 R R 1926-11-18 St. Louis,MO MLB 1949-1965 1949-1965
Daryl Spencer 2017-01-02 87.173 -- ss-2b 6-2 190 R R 1929-07-13 Wichita,KS MLB 1952-1963 1952-1963
Tracy Stallard 2017-12-07 80.098 -- p 6-5 205 R R 1937-08-31 Coeburn,VA MLB 1960-1966 1960-1966
Dick Starr 2017-01-18 95.322 -- p 6-3 190 R R 1921-03-02 Kittanning,PA MLB 1947-1951 1947-1951
Herman Starrette 2017-06-02 78.194 -- p 6-0 175 R R 1938-11-20 Statesville,NC MLB 1963-1965 1963-1965
Rick Stelmaszek 2017-11-06 69.029 Pancreatic cancer c 6-1 195 L R 1948-10-08 Chicago,IL MLB 1971-1974 1971-1978
Walt Streuli 2017-01-19 81.116 -- c 6-2 195 R R 1935-09-26 Memphis,TN MLB 1954-1956 1954-1956
Stan Swanson 2017-09-01 73.105 -- of 5-11 168 R R 1944-05-19 Yuba City,CA MLB 1971-1971 1971-1971
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Bob Talbot 2017-10-31 90.147 -- of 6-0 170 R R 1927-06-06 Visalia,CA MLB 1953-1954 1953-1954
Yordano Ventura 2017-01-22 25.234 Car accident p 5-11 140 R R 1991-06-03 Samana,DR MLB 2013-2016 2010-2016
Gene Verble 2017-11-04 89.128 -- ss-2b 5-10 163 R R 1928-06-29 Concord,NC MLB 1951-1953 1951-1953
Danny Walton 2017-08-09 70.026 -- of 6-0 200 R R 1947-07-14 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1968-1980 1968-1980
Steve Waterbury 2017-05-19 65.043 -- p 6-5 190 R R 1952-04-06 Carbondale,IL MLB 1976-1976 1976-1978
Daniel Webb 2017-10-14 28.057 ATV Crash p 6-3 210 R R 1989-08-18 Paducah,KY MLB 2013-2016 2010-2016
Ken Wright 2017-01-21 70.139 -- p 6-2 210 R R 1946-09-04 Pensacola,FL MLB 1970-1974 1970-1981
Tom Wright 2017-09-05 93.349 -- of 5-11 180 L R 1923-09-22 Shelby,NC MLB 1948-1956 1948-1956
Anthony Young 2017-06-27 51.159 Brain tumor p 6-2 210 R R 1966-01-19 Houston,TX MLB 1991-1996 1987-1998
Jose Zardon 2017-03-21 93.306 -- of 6-0 150 R R 1923-05-20 Havana,CU MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
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