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Tom McCreery passed away on 1941-07-03
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Player NamePosDeath DateDeath CauseHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft Information
Jack HickeyP1941-12-285-10 170 R-L 1881-11-03 60.055Minneapolis,Minnesota MLB1904-19041904-1904  
George BellP1941-12-256-0 195 R-R 1874-11-02 67.053Greenwood,New York MLB1907-19111907-1911  
Roy WitherupP1941-12-236-0 185 R-R 1886-07-26 55.150North Washington,Pennsylvania MLB1906-19091906-1909  
Bill GarfieldP1941-12-165-11 160 R-R 1867-10-26 74.051Sheffield,Ohio MLB1889-18901889-1890  
George GillpatrickP1941-12-146-0 210 R-R 1975-02-28 -34.289Holden,Missouri MLB1898-18981898-1898  
Ed MarsP1941-12-095-9 166 - 1867-12-04 74.005Chicago,Illinois MLB1890-18901890-1890  
Ed HahnOF1941-11-29 160 L-R 1875-08-27 66.094Nevada,Ohio MLB1905-19101905-1910  
Rudy SchwenckP1941-11-276-0 174 L-L 1884-04-06 57.235Louisville,Kentucky MLB1909-19091909-1909  
John HenryC1941-11-246-0 180 R-R 1889-12-26 51.333Amherst,Massachusetts MLB1910-19181910-1918  
Davey DunkleP1941-11-196-2 220 B-R 1872-08-30 69.081Philipsburg,Pennsylvania MLB1897-19041897-1904  
Charlie KalbfusOF1941-11-185-11 145 R-R 1864-12-28 76.325Washington,DC MLB1884-18841884-1884  
Bill KarnsP1941-11-15   L-L 1875-12-28 65.323Richmond,Iowa MLB1901-19011901-1901  
Fred WordenP1941-11-09   R-R 1894-09-04 47.066St. Louis,Missouri MLB1914-19141914-1914  
Varney AndersonP1941-11-055-10 165 R-R 1866-06-18 75.140Geneva,Illinois MLB1889-18961889-1896  
Harvey Hendrick1B-OF1941-10-29Suicide6-2 190 L-R 1897-11-09 43.354Mason,Tennessee MLB1923-19341923-1934  
Wilbur MurdochOF1941-10-29   - 1875-03-14 66.229Avon,New York MLB1908-19081908-1908  
Bill PhillipsP1941-10-255-11 180 R-R 1868-11-09 72.350Allenport,Pennsylvania MLB1890-19031890-1903  
Emmett RogersC1941-10-245-10 165 B- 1870-10-11 71.013Rome,New York MLB1890-18901890-1890  
George ProeserOF1941-10-135-10 190 L-L 1864-05-30 77.136Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1888-18901888-1890  
Walt JustisP1941-10-045-11 195 R-R 1883-08-17 58.048Moores Hill,Indiana MLB1905-19051905-1905  
Bert InksP1941-10-036-3 175 L-L 1871-01-27 70.249Ligonier,Indiana MLB1891-18961891-1896  
John McPhersonP1941-09-30   - 1869-03-09 72.205Easton,Pennsylvania MLB1901-19041901-1904  
Monte PfefferSS1941-09-275-4 147 R-R 1891-10-08 49.355New York,New York MLB1913-19131913-1913  
Luis Castro2B1941-09-245-7   R-R 1876-- 142.???New York,New York MLB1902-19021902-1902  
Tom Morrissey3B1941-09-235-11 180 - 1860-- 158.???Janesville,Wisconsin MLB1882-18841882-1884  
Joe BoehlingP1941-09-085-11 168 L-L 1891-03-20 50.172Richmond,Virginia MLB1912-19201912-1920  
Stoney McGlynnP1941-08-265-11 185 R-R 1872-05-26 69.092Lancaster,Pennsylvania MLB1906-19081906-1908  
Joe DoyleSS1941-08-15   - 1855-11-26 85.263Leesburg,Virginia MLB1872-18721872-1872  
Ralph WorksP1941-08-086-2 185 L-R 1888-03-16 53.145Payson,Illinois MLB1909-19131909-1913  
Jim ByrnesC1941-07-31Heart disease5-9 150 R-R 1880-01-05 61.208San Francisco,California MLB1906-19061906-1906  
Mickey WelchP1941-07-305-8 160 R-R 1859-07-04 82.026Brooklyn,New York MLB1880-18921880-1892  
Howie ShanksOF-3B1941-07-305-11 170 R-R 1890-07-21 51.009Chicago,Illinois MLB1912-19251912-1925  
Ralph KreitzC1941-07-205-9 175 R-R 1885-11-13 55.249Plum Creek,Nebraska MLB1911-19111911-1911  
Rube KisingerP1941-07-176-0 190 R-R 1876-12-13 64.216Adrian,Michigan MLB1902-19031902-1903  
Frank Isbell1B-2B1941-07-155-11 190 L-R 1875-08-21 65.329Delevan,New York MLB1898-19091898-1909  
Clarence CurrieP1941-07-155-10 170 R-R 1878-12-30 62.197Glencoe,Ontario MLB1902-19031902-1903  
Jack WadsworthP1941-07-08 180 L-R 1867-12-17 73.204Wellington,Ohio MLB1890-18951890-1895  
Jack GilbertOF1941-07-07   L-R 1875-09-04 65.307Rhinecliff,New York MLB1898-19041898-1904  
Jack TheisP1941-07-066-0 190 R-R 1891-07-23 49.349Georgetown,Ohio MLB1920-19201920-1920  
Lucky WrightP1941-07-066-0 178 R-R 1880-02-21 61.136Tontogany,Ohio MLB1909-19091909-1909  
Tom McCreeryOF1941-07-035-11 180 B-R 1874-10-19 66.257Beaver,Pennsylvania MLB1895-19031895-1903  
Bill NelsonP1941-06-23   -R 1863-09-28 77.269Terre Haute,Indiana MLB1884-18841884-1884  
Mike FlynnC1941-06-16   - 1872-03-15 69.093County Kildare,Ireland MLB1891-18911891-1891  
Bill CoyleP1941-06-04   -R 1871-09-20 69.258- MLB1893-18931893-1893  
Andy CooperHOF1941-06-03   R-L 1898-04-24 43.040Waco,Texas --  
Lou Gehrig1B1941-06-02Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)6-0 200 L-L 1903-06-19 37.349New York,New York MLB1923-19391923-1939
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Bob HigginsC1941-05-255-8 176 R-R 1886-09-23 54.244Fayetteville,Tennessee MLB1909-19121909-1912  
Jack ClementsC-OF1941-05-235-8 204 L-L 1864-07-24 76.303Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1884-19001884-1900  
Joe Gedeon2B1941-05-196-0 167 R-R 1893-12-05 47.165Sacramento,California MLB1913-19201913-1920  
John SchultzC1941-05-19   - 1866-- 152.???- MLB1891-18911891-1891  
Bill HustedP1941-05-17   - 1866-10-11 74.218Gloucester,New Jersey MLB1890-18901890-1890  
Art WilliamsOF-1B1941-05-16   -R 1877-08-26 63.263Somerville,Massachusetts MLB1902-19021902-1902  
William LackeyP1941-05-15   - 1870-12-08 70.158St. Albans,West Virginia MLB1890-18901890-1890  
Jim PastoriusP1941-05-105-9 165 L-L 1881-07-12 59.302Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1906-19091906-1909  
Bill Joyce3B1941-05-085-11 185 L-R 1867-09-22 73.229St. Louis,Missouri MLB1890-18981890-1898  
Howard WakefieldC1941-04-166-1 185 R-R 1884-04-02 57.014Bucyrus,Ohio MLB1905-19071905-1907  
Joe SchultzOF-3B1941-04-135-11 172 R-R 1893-07-24 47.263Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1912-19251912-1925  
Frederick BoardmanOF1941-04-12   - 1851-02-18 90.053St. Joseph,Missouri MLB1874-18741874-1874  
Alex JonesP1941-04-045-6 135 L-L 1869-12-25 71.100Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1889-19031889-1903  
Kit McKennaP1941-03-315-9 180 - 1873-02-10 68.049Lynchburg,Virginia MLB1898-18991898-1899  
Eddie Hickey3B1941-03-25   - 1872-08-18 68.219Cleveland,Ohio MLB1901-19011901-1901  
Pi SchwertC1941-03-115-10 160 R-R 1892-11-22 48.109Angola,New York MLB1914-19151914-1915  
Doc Hazleton1B1941-03-10   R- 1876-08-28 64.194Strafford,Vermont MLB1902-19021902-1902  
Buzz WetzelP1941-03-076-1 162 R-R 1894-08-25 46.194Jay,Oklahoma MLB1927-19271927-1927  
Doc ParkerP1941-03-036-2 200 R-R 1872-06-14 68.262Theresa,New York MLB1893-19011893-1901  
Ivey WingoC1941-03-015-10 160 L-R 1890-07-08 50.236Gainesville,Georgia MLB1911-19291911-1929  
Wilson CollinsOF1941-02-285-9 165 R-R 1889-05-07 51.297Pulaski,Tennessee MLB1913-19141913-1914  
Frank CorridonP1941-02-216-0 170 R-R 1880-11-25 60.088Newport,Rhode Island MLB1904-19101904-1910  
Tom ConnellyOF1941-02-185-11 165 L-R 1897-10-20 43.121Chicago,Illinois MLB1920-19211920-1921  
Eddie BoyleC1941-02-106-3 200 R-R 1974-05-08 -34.278Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1896-18961896-1896  
Ambrose McGannSS1941-02-025-7 170 - 1868-- 150.???Baltimore,Maryland MLB1895-18951895-1895  
John JohnsonP1941-01-285-10 165 -L 1869-11-18 71.071Pekin,Illinois MLB1894-18941894-1894  
Chris Lindsay1B1941-01-256-0 190 R-R 1878-07-24 62.185Moon Township,Pennsylvania MLB1905-19061905-1906  
Tommy BondP1941-01-245-7 160 R-R 1856-04-02 84.297Granard,Ireland MLB1874-18841874-1884  
Jack LeliveltOF1941-01-205-11 175 L-L 1885-11-14 55.067Chicago,Illinois MLB1909-19141909-1914  
Fred SmithP1941-01-095-11 156 L-R 1863-03-25 77.290Greene,New York MLB1890-18901890-1890  
Charley O'LearySS1941-01-065-7 165 R-R 1882-10-15 58.083Chicago,Illinois MLB1904-19341904-1934