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player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info colleges4
Joe Pignatano 2022-05-23 92.292 -- c 5-10 180 R R 1929-08-04 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1957-1962 1957-1962
--
0,
Gordie Windhorn 2022-05-21 88.153 -- of 6-1 185 R R 1933-12-19 Watseka,IL MLB 1959-1962 1959-1962
1952-    UDFA-NY1
20021,
Bryan Caruso 2022-05-16 42.219 -- c 6-1 200 R R 1979-10-09 Laconia,NH Indy -- 2002-2003
--
21974,
Cody Fuller 2022-05-15 39.238 Cancer of 6-1 199 R R 1982-09-19 San Antonio,TX AA -- 2002-2008
2005- 48-1442-ANA
20169,
David West 2022-05-14 57.255 Cancer p 6-6 247 L L 1964-09-01 Memphis,TN MLB 1988-1998 1983-1999
1983-  4-  84-NYN
0,
Dagoberto Vargas 2022-05-06 29.365 Gas poisoning p 6-3 205 R R 1992-05-06 Empalme,MX AAA -- 2016-2016
--
0,
Dave Yraguen 2022-05-03 68.081 -- p 6-2 200 R R 1954-02-11 Vale,OR -- -- --
1974-  7- 129-SFN
20052,
Bill Stiegemeier 2022-04-29 71.225 Pancreatic cancer p 6-3 195 R R 1950-09-16 -- -- -- --
1972- 12- 272-MIN
20454,
Barry Carter 2022-04-28 75.065 -- ss 5-8 160 R R 1947-02-22 Chambersburg,PA -- -- --
1966-  1-   2-NYN
0,
Luke Allen 2022-04-26 43.265 -- rf 6-2 208 L R 1978-08-04 Covington,GA MLB 2002-2003 1997-2008
1999-    UDFA-LAN
0,
Kevin Garner 2022-04-24 56.185 -- 1b-of 6-2 200 L R 1965-10-21 Freeport,TX AAA -- 1986-1998
1987-  1-  10-SDN
20193,
Dick Weldon 2022-04-22 92.358 -- coach -- -- -- -- 1929-04-29 Latta,SC -- -- --
--
20089,21656
Jeff Brookens 2022-04-13 69.279 -- scout -- -- -- -- 1952-07-08 Chambersburg,PA -- -- --
--
20733,
Ronnie Wright 2022-04-13 62.097 -- c 6-1 205 R R 1960-01-06 Mobile,AL A- -- 1982-1982
--
20140,20141
Joe Horlen 2022-04-10 84.239 -- p 6-0 175 R R 1937-08-14 San Antonio,TX MLB 1961-1972 1961-1972
1959-    UDFA-CHA
20093,
Moby Benedict 2022-04-09 87.011 -- ss 5-8 170 R R 1935-03-29 Detroit,MI -- -- --
--
20183,
Jim Bronstad 2022-04-09 85.291 -- p 6-3 196 R R 1936-06-22 Fort Worth,TX MLB 1959-1964 1959-1964
1955-    UDFA-NYA
0,
John Ellis 2022-04-06 73.225 -- 1b-c 6-2 225 R R 1948-08-24 New London,CT MLB 1969-1981 1969-1981
1966-    UDFA-NYA
0,
John Cumberland 2022-04-05 74.330 -- p 6-0 190 R L 1947-05-10 Westbrook,ME MLB 1968-1974 1968-1974
1966-    UDFA-PHI
20180,
Tommy Davis 2022-04-03 83.013 -- of 6-2 205 R R 1939-03-21 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1959-1976 1957-1976
1956-    UDFA-BRO
0,
Jeff Feramisco 2022-03-30 68.040 -- of 6-0 175 R R 1954-02-18 Fresno,CA -- -- --
1974-  2-  30-BAL
20013,
Jared Holve 2022-03-27 71.057 -- 1b-p 6-6 200 L L 1951-01-29 Clovis,CA -- -- --
1969- 34- 782-CAL
0,
Victor Heredia 2022-03-21 21.293 Fell out of car and hit head c 6-2 230 R R 2000-06-01 Acarigua,VZ Rk -- 2017-2019
2016-    UDFA-MIN
0,
Pete Ward 2022-03-16 82.233 -- 3b-of 6-1 200 L R 1939-07-26 Montreal,QC MLB 1962-1970 1962-1970
1958-    UDFA-BAL
20063,
Ralph Terry 2022-03-16 86.066 -- p 6-3 195 R R 1936-01-09 Big Cabin,OK MLB 1956-1967 1956-1967
--
0,
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info colleges4
Orestes Minoso 2022-03-15 69.144 -- of 6-2 190 R R 1952-10-22 La Habana,CU A -- 1977-1977
--
0,
Rocky Craig 2022-03-14 72.071 Lung cancer of 5-11 175 R R 1950-01-02 San Diego,CA College -- 1970-1971
--
20029,
John Huizenga 2022-03-12 79.067 -- c 6-1 190 R R 1943-01-04 Muskegon,MI -- -- --
1965- 39- 686-DET
20277,
Odalis Perez 2022-03-10 43.276 -- p 6-0 150 L L 1978-06-07 Las Matas de Farfan,DR MLB 1998-2008 1995-2008
1994-    UDFA-ATL
0,
Tony Metoyer 2022-03-10 59.232 COVID-19 p 5-10 175 R R 1962-07-21 Roswell,NM AA -- 1983-2000
1984- 14- 357-HOU
20023,20659
Marty Scott 2022-03-09 66.206 Long illness 3b 6-0 190 R R 1955-08-15 Jefferson City,MO AAA -- 1977-1981
1977- 25- 616-TEX
20117,
Joe Durant 2022-03-05 -- -- coach -- -- -- -- 1950 -- -- -- --
--
0,
Terry Cooney 2022-03-04 88.326 -- ump 6-0 205 -- -- 1933-04-12 Condon,OR -- -- --
--
20465,
Hurley Mitchell 2022-03-01 66.002 -- p 6-2 210 R R 1956-02-27 Coeburn,VA -- -- --
1974- 19- 431-CLE
0,
Randy Davis 2022-02-28 65.217 -- coach -- -- -- -- 1956-07-26 Natchitoches,LA -- -- --
--
20317,
Ike Delock 2022-02-28 92.109 -- p 5-11 175 R R 1929-11-11 Highland Park,MI MLB 1952-1963 1952-1963
--
0,
Fred Lasher 2022-02-27 80.192 -- p 6-4 210 R R 1941-08-19 Poughkeepsie,NY MLB 1963-1971 1963-1971
1960-    UDFA-WS1
0,
Al Autry 2022-02-25 69.362 -- p 6-5 225 R R 1952-02-29 Modesto,CA MLB 1976-1976 1976-1978
1969-  4-  95-KCA
0,
Bart Kaiser 2022-02-23 60.048 -- 1b-of 6-5 235 L R 1962-01-06 Kerrville,TX A+ -- 1984-1987
--
20635,
Julio Cruz 2022-02-22 67.082 -- 2b 5-9 165 B R 1954-12-02 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1977-1986 1976-1988
1974-    UDFA-CAL
20939,
George Dugan 2022-02-16 78.100 -- p 5-10 160 L L 1943-11-08 Berkeley,CA -- -- --
1965- 19- 367-CAL
20248,
Lambert Ford 2022-02-16 72.350 -- of 5-9 170 L R 1949-03-03 Vineland,NJ -- -- --
1968-  5-  97-HOU
0,
42 record(s)