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Heinie Wagner passed away on 1943-03-20
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Player NamePosDeath DateDeath CauseHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft Information
Steve EvansP1943-12-285-10 175 L-L 1885-02-17 58.314Cleveland,Ohio MLB1908-20131908-1913  
Jim Cudworth1B-OF1943-12-216-0 165 R-R 1858-08-22 85.121Fairhaven,Massachusetts MLB1884-18841884-1884  
John WarnerC1943-12-215-11 165 L-R 1872-08-15 71.128New York,New York MLB1895-19081895-1908  
Bill BergenC1943-12-196-0 184 R-R 1878-06-13 65.189North Brookfield,Massachusetts MLB1901-19111901-1911  
Bill ConwayC1943-12-185-8 170 R-R 1861-11-28 82.020Lowell,Massachusetts MLB1884-18861884-1886  
Charley HallP1943-12-066-1 187 L-R 1885-07-27 58.132Ventura,California MLB1906-19181906-1918  
George Magoon2B1943-12-065-10 160 R-R 1875-03-27 68.254St. Albans,Maine MLB1898-19031898-1903  
Mike GradyC-1B1943-12-035-11 190 R-R 1869-12-23 73.345Kennett Square,Pennsylvania MLB1894-20051894-1906  
Frank McPartlinP1943-11-136-0 180 -R 1872-02-16 71.271Hoosick Falls,New York MLB1899-18991899-1899  
Charlie BastianIF1943-11-105-6 145 R-R 1858-03-02 85.253Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1884-18911884-1891  
Bill WolffP1943-11-075-9   - 1876-01-14 67.298Tremont,Pennsylvania MLB1902-19021902-1902  
Frank WhitneyOF1943-10-305-7 152 R-R 1856-02-18 87.255Brockton,Massachusetts MLB1876-18761876-1876  
Heinie PeitzC1943-10-235-11 165 R-R 1870-11-28 72.329St. Louis,Missouri MLB1892-19131892-1913  
Joe RickertOF1943-10-155-10 165 R-R 1876-12-12 66.307London,Ohio MLB1898-19011898-1901  
Harry VahrenhorstH1943-10-106-1 175 R-R 1885-02-13 58.239St. Louis,Missouri MLB1904-19041904-1904  
Larry HesterferP1943-09-225-8 145 R-L 1878-06-09 65.105Newark,New Jersey MLB1901-19011901-1901  
Bill Murray2B1943-09-145-11 165 B-R 1893-09-06 50.008Vinalhaven,Maine MLB1917-19171917-1917  
Kid DurbinOF-P1943-09-115-8 155 L-L 1886-09-10 56.001Lamar,Missouri MLB1907-19091907-1909  
George FergusonP1943-09-055-10 165 R-R 1886-08-19 57.017Ellsworth,Indiana MLB1906-19111906-1911  
Harry HardyP1943-09-045-6 155 L-L 1875-11-05 67.304Steubenville,Ohio MLB1905-19061905-1906  
Eddie MattesonP1943-09-015-10 160 R-R 1884-09-07 58.359Guys Mills,Pennsylvania MLB1914-19181914-1918  
Frank Truesdale2B1943-08-275-8 145 B-R 1884-03-31 59.149St. Louis,Missouri MLB1910-19181910-1918  
Beals BeckerOF1943-08-165-9 170 L-L 1886-07-05 57.042El Dorado,Kansas MLB1908-19151908-1915  
Art Whitney3B1943-08-155-8 155 R-R 1858-01-16 85.211Brockton,Massachusetts MLB1880-18911880-1891  
Joe KelleyOF-1B1943-08-145-11 190 R-R 1871-12-09 71.249Cambridge,Massachusetts MLB1891-19081891-1908  
Fred WoodcockP1943-08-116-2 190 L-L 1868-05-17 75.086Winchendon,Massachusetts MLB1892-18921892-1892  
Charlie FritzP1943-07-30   -L 1882-06-18 61.042Mobile,Alabama MLB1907-19071907-1907  
Tom GettingerOF1943-07-265-10 180 L-L 1868-12-11 74.227Frederick,Maryland MLB1889-18951889-1895  
George PechineyP1943-07-145-9 184 R-R 1861-09-20 81.297Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1885-18871885-1887  
Mike McDermottP1943-06-305-8 145 -R 1862-09-07 80.296St. Louis,Missouri MLB1895-18971895-1897  
Chet ChadbourneOF-2B1943-06-215-9 170 L-R 1884-10-28 58.236Parkman,Maine MLB1906-19181906-1918  
Art GoodwinP1943-06-195-8 195 -R 1877-02-27 66.112Whiteley Twnshp,Pennsylvania MLB1905-19051905-1905  
Fred KommersOF1943-06-146-0 175 L-R 1886-03-31 57.075Chicago,Illinois MLB1913-19131913-1913  
Pat Wright2B1943-05-296-2 190 B-R 1868-07-05 74.328Pottsville,Pennsylvania MLB1890-18901890-1890  
Henri RondeauOF-C1943-05-285-10 175 R-R 1887-05-05 56.023Danielson,Connecticut MLB1913-19161913-1916  
Red BowserOF1943-05-22   - 1881-09-20 61.244Freeport,Pennsylvania MLB1910-19101910-1910  
Bob WoodC1943-05-225-8 153 R-R 1865-07-28 77.298Thorn Hill,Ohio MLB1898-19051898-1905  
Bob AllenSS1943-05-145-11 175 R-R 1867-07-10 75.309Marion,Ohio MLB1890-19001890-1900  
Pat MaloneP1943-05-136-0 200 L-R 1902-09-25 40.230Altoona,Pennsylvania MLB1928-19371928-1937  
Jack HendricksOF1943-05-135-11 160 L-L 1875-04-09 68.034Joliet,Illinois MLB1902-19031902-1903  
Joe Werrick3B1943-05-105-9 151 R-R 1861-10-25 81.197St. Paul,Minnesota MLB1884-18881884-1888  
Ginger ClarkP1943-05-105-11 165 R-R 1970-03-07 -27.064Wooster,Ohio MLB1902-19021902-1902  
Bill Coughlin3B1943-05-075-9 140 R-R 1878-07-12 64.299Scranton,Pennsylvania MLB1899-19081899-1908  
Elijah JonesP1943-04-295-11   R-R 1882-01-27 61.092Oxford,Michigan MLB1907-19091907-1909  
Dennis BerranOF1943-04-28   L-L 1887-10-08 55.203Merrimac,Massachusetts MLB1912-19121912-1912  
Gene McCannP1943-04-265-10 185 -R 1876-06-13 66.317Baltimore,Maryland MLB1901-19021901-1902  
Bob EmslieP1943-04-265-11 180 R-R 1859-01-27 84.089Guelph,Ontario MLB1883-18851883-1885  
Cliff CurtisP1943-04-236-2 180 R-R 1881-07-03 61.294Delaware,Ohio MLB1909-19131909-1913  
Kirby WhiteP1943-04-226-0 190 L-R 1884-01-03 59.110Hillsboro,Ohio MLB1909-19111909-1911  
Tom KnowlsonP1943-04-115-11 178 B-R 1895-04-23 47.354Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1915-19151915-1915  
Pat DeasleyC1943-04-015-8 154 R-R 1857-11-17 85.135- MLB1881-18881881-1888  
Tex McDonaldSS-3B1943-03-315-10 160 L-R 1891-01-31 52.059Farmersville,Texas MLB1912-19131912-1913  
Joe DalyOF1943-03-215-8 157 -R 1868-09-21 74.181Conshohocken,Pennsylvania MLB1890-18921890-1892  
Heinie WagnerSS1943-03-205-9 183 R-R 1880-09-23 62.178New York,New York MLB1902-19181902-1918  
Earl SmithOF-3B1943-03-145-11 170 B-R 1891-01-20 52.053Oak Hill,Ohio MLB1916-19221916-1922  
Jimmy Collins3B1943-03-065-9 178 R-R 1870-01-16 73.049Buffalo,New York MLB1895-19081895-1908  
Bill WhaleyOF1943-03-035-11 178 R-R 1899-02-10 44.021Indianapolis,Indiana MLB1923-19231923-1923  
Earle Gardner2B1943-03-025-11 160 R-R 1884-01-24 59.038Sparta,Illinois MLB1908-19121908-1912  
John DeeringP1943-02-156-0 180 R-R 1879-06-25 63.235Lynn,Massachusetts MLB1903-19031903-1903  
Bart CantzC1943-02-12   R-R 1860-01-29 83.014Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1888-18901888-1890  
Ralph McLaurinOF1943-02-11   - 1885-05-23 57.264Kissimmee,Florida MLB1908-19081908-1908  
Dan CaseyP1943-02-086-0 180 R-L 1862-11-20 80.080Binghamton,New York MLB1884-18901884-1890  
Floyd RitterC1943-02-075-8 155 R-R 1870-06-01 72.251Dorset,Ohio MLB1890-18901890-1890  
Frank DwyerP1943-02-045-8 145 R-R 1868-03-25 74.316Lee,Massachusetts MLB1888-18991888-1899  
Jake Virtue1B1943-02-035-9 165 B-L 1865-03-02 77.338Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1890-18941890-1894  
Pat O'ConnellOF1943-01-245-10 175 R-R 1861-06-10 81.228Bangor,Maine MLB1886-18861886-1886  
Farmer WeaverOF1943-01-235-10 170 B- 1865-03-23 77.306Parkersburg,West Virginia MLB1888-18941888-1894  
Bill Webb2B-SS1943-01-125-10 161 R-R 1895-06-25 47.201Chicago,Illinois MLB1917-19171917-1917  
John TitusOF1943-01-085-9 156 L-L 1876-02-21 66.322St. Clair,Pennsylvania MLB1903-19131903-1913  
Jack RafterC1943-01-055-8 165 R-R 1875-02-20 67.319Troy,New York MLB1904-19041904-1904  
Bid McPhee2B1943-01-035-8 152 R-R 1859-11-01 83.063Massena,New York MLB1882-18991882-1899