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Mike Mowrey passed away on 1947-03-20
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Player NamePosDeath DateDeath CauseHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft Information
George BlaeholderP1947-12-295-11 175 R-R 1904-01-26 43.338Orange,California MLB1925-19361925-1936  
Roxey RoachSS1947-12-265-11 160 R-R 1882-11-28 65.028Anita,Pennsylvania MLB1910-19121910-1912  
Phil StremmelP1947-12-266-0 175 R-R 1880-04-16 67.254Zanesville,Ohio MLB1909-19101909-1910  
Joe CobbH1947-12-245-9 170 R-R 1895-01-24 52.334Hudson,Pennsylvania MLB1918-19181918-1918  
Lee ViauP1947-12-175-4 160 R-R 1866-07-05 81.165Corinth,Vermont MLB1888-18921888-1892  
Bevo LeBourveauOF1947-12-105-11 175 L-R 1894-08-24 53.108Dana Point,California MLB1919-19291919-1929  
Jud Smith3B1947-12-076-0 185 R-R 1869-01-13 78.328Green Oak,Michigan MLB1893-19011893-1901  
Charlie NewmanOF1947-11-235-11 160 R-R 1868-11-05 79.018Juda,Wisconsin MLB1892-18921892-1892  
Slow Joe DoyleP1947-11-215-8 150 R-R 1881-09-15 66.067Clay Center,Kansas MLB1906-19101906-1910  
Jack HoeyOF1947-11-145-9 185 L-L 1881-11-10 66.004Watertown,Massachusetts MLB1906-19081906-1908  
Stub SmithSS1947-11-145-6 145 L-R 1873-11-24 73.355Elmwood,Illinois MLB1898-18981898-1898  
Cy WrightSS1947-11-075-9 150 L-R 1893-08-16 54.083Minneapolis,Minnesota MLB1916-19161916-1916  
Pol PerrittP1947-10-156-2 168 R-R 1892-08-30 55.046Arcadia,Louisiana MLB1912-19211912-1921  
Slim EmbreyP1947-10-106-2 184 R-R 1901-08-17 46.054Columbia,Tennessee MLB1923-19231923-1923  
Billy HulenSS1947-10-025-8 148 L-L 1870-03-12 77.204Dixon,California MLB1896-18991896-1899  
Jim Kane1B1947-10-026-2 225 L-L 1881-11-27 65.309Scranton,Pennsylvania MLB1908-19081908-1908  
Hub NorthenOF1947-10-015-8 175 L-L 1885-08-16 62.046Atlanta,Texas MLB1910-19121910-1912  
John HallaP1947-09-305-11 175 L-L 1884-05-13 63.140St. Louis,Missouri MLB1905-19051905-1905  
Ed WalkerP1947-09-296-5 242 L-L 1874-08-11 73.049Cambois,England MLB1902-19031902-1903  
Jim Cockman3B1947-09-285-6 145 R-R 1873-04-26 74.155Guelph,Ontario MLB1905-19051905-1905  
Duke KelleherC1947-09-285-7 180 -R 1893-09-30 53.363New York,New York --  
Ed LennonP1947-09-135-11 170 R-R 1897-08-17 50.027Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1928-19281928-1928  
Joe GingrasP1947-09-066-2 188 R-R 1894-01-10 53.239New York,New York --  
Bill LudwigC1947-09-05   R-R 1882-05-27 65.101Louisville,Kentucky MLB1908-19081908-1908  
She DonahueSS-3B1947-08-285-9   R-R 1877-06-29 70.060Oswego,New York MLB1904-19041904-1904  
Jacob FoxP1947-08-21   - 1879-09-27 67.329Scranton,Pennsylvania MLB1902-19021902-1902  
King BradyP1947-08-21Uremic poisoning6-0 190 R-R 1881-05-28 66.085Elmer,New Jersey MLB1905-19121905-1912  
Bill HallP1947-08-156-2 250 R-R 1894-02-22 53.174Charleston,West Virginia MLB1913-19131913-1913  
Carlton Lord3B1947-08-155-11 170 R-R 1900-01-07 47.220Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1923-19231923-1923  
Woody CrowsonP1947-08-146-2 185 R-R 1918-09-09 28.339Fuquay Springs,North Carolina MLB1945-19451945-1945  
Harry Davis1B1947-08-115-10 180 R-R 1873-07-19 74.023Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1895-19171895-1917  
Gene GoodOF1947-08-065-6 130 L-L 1882-12-13 64.236Boston,Massachusetts MLB1906-19061906-1906  
Vic WillisP1947-08-036-2 185 R-R 1876-04-12 71.113Cecil County,Maryland MLB1898-19101898-1910  
Ed SewardOF-P1947-07-305-7 175 -R 1867-06-29 80.031Cleveland,Ohio MLB1885-18911885-1891  
Chick RobitailleP1947-07-305-8 150 R-R 1879-03-02 68.150Whitehall,New York MLB1904-19051904-1905  
George BausewineP1947-07-296-2 207 - 1869-03-22 78.129Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1889-18891889-1889  
Bill Keen1B1947-07-166-0 181 R-R 1892-08-16 54.334Oglethorpe,Georgia MLB1911-19111911-1911  
Orval OverallP1947-07-146-2 214 B-R 1881-02-02 66.162Farmersville,California MLB1905-19131905-1913  
Dick Egan2B1947-07-075-11 162 R-R 1884-06-23 63.014Portland,Oregon MLB1908-19161908-1916  
Ed SweeneyC1947-07-046-1 200 R-R 1888-07-19 58.350Chicago,Illinois MLB1908-19191908-1919  
Mellie WolfgangP1947-06-305-9 160 R-R 1890-03-20 57.102Albany,New York MLB1914-19181914-1918  
Bob EwingP1947-06-206-1 170 R-R 1873-04-24 74.057New Hampshire,Ohio MLB1902-19121902-1912  
Neal BradyP1947-06-196-0 197 R-R 1897-03-04 50.107Covington,Kentucky MLB1915-19251915-1925  
Ed HartingC1947-06-185-9 213 - 1864-- 155.???St. Louis,Missouri MLB1886-18861886-1886  
Luke Stuart2B1947-06-155-8 165 R-R 1892-05-23 55.023Alamance County,North Carolina MLB1921-19211921-1921  
Jimmie WilsonC1947-05-316-1 200 R-R 1900-07-23 46.312Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1923-19401923-1940  
Harry SageC1947-05-275-10 185 R-R 1864-03-16 83.072Rock Island,Illinois MLB1890-18901890-1890  
Ed Konetchy1B1947-05-276-2 195 R-R 1885-09-03 61.266La Crosse,Wisconsin MLB1907-19211907-1921  
Goat CochranP1947-05-235-10 175 R-R 1891-01-31 56.112Concord,Georgia MLB1915-19151915-1915  
Harry BemisC1947-05-235-6 155 R-R 1874-02-01 73.111Farmington,New Hampshire MLB1902-19101902-1910  
Tex Hoffman3B1947-05-195-9 195 L-R 1893-11-30 53.170San Antonio,Texas MLB1915-19151915-1915  
Hal Chase1B1947-05-186-0 175 R-L 1883-02-13 64.094Los Gatos,California MLB1905-19191905-1919  
Mike McDermottP1947-05-075-10 152 - 1864-05-06 82.001Fall River,Massachusetts MLB1889-18891889-1889  
Ty LaForest3B1947-05-055-9 165 R-R 1917-04-18 30.017Edmunston,New Brunswick MLB1945-19451945-1945  
Ossie FranceP1947-05-025-8 155 L-L 1858-10-04 88.210Greensburg,Ohio MLB1890-18901890-1890  
Kitty Bransfield1B1947-05-015-11 207 R-R 1875-01-07 72.114Worcester,Massachusetts MLB1898-19111898-1911  
John Walsh3B1947-04-255-8 162 R-R 1879-03-25 68.031Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania MLB1903-19031903-1903  
Steamer FlanaganOF1947-04-216-1 185 L-L 1881-04-20 65.001Kingston,Pennsylvania MLB1905-19051905-1905  
Jack Rothfuss1B1947-04-205-11 195 R-R 1872-04-18 75.002Newark,New Jersey MLB1897-18971897-1897  
Tom SullivanP1947-04-125-10 165 - 1860-03-01 87.042New York,New York MLB1884-18891884-1889  
Jot GoarP1947-04-045-9 160 R-R 1870-01-31 77.063New Lisbon,Indiana MLB1896-18981896-1898  
Charlie JonesOF1947-04-026-1   R-R 1876-06-02 70.304Butler,Pennsylvania MLB1901-19081901-1908  
Mike LynchOF1947-04-015-10 155 -R 1875-09-10 71.204St. Paul,Minnesota MLB1902-19021902-1902  
Johnny Evers2B1947-03-285-9 125 L-R 1881-07-21 65.250Troy,New York MLB1902-19221902-1922  
Pete Lister1B1947-03-276-0 190 R-R 1881-07-21 65.249Savanna,Illinois MLB1907-19071907-1907  
Jim BluejacketP1947-03-266-2 200 R-R 1887-07-08 59.262Adair,Oklahoma MLB1916-19161916-1916  
Tony Von FrickenP1947-03-225-11 160 B-R 1869-05-30 77.296Brooklyn,New York MLB1890-18901890-1890  
Mike Mowrey3B1947-03-205-10 180 R-R 1884-04-20 62.334Browns Mills,Pennsylvania MLB1905-19171905-1917  
Dan McGarveyOF1947-03-07   - 1887-12-02 59.096Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1912-19121912-1912  
Dewey MetivierP1947-03-025-11 175 L-R 1898-05-06 48.300Cambridge,Massachusetts MLB1922-19241922-1924  
Clarence StephensP1947-02-28   -R 1863-08-19 83.193Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1886-18911886-1891  
Newt FisherC1947-02-285-9 171 R-R 1871-06-28 75.245Nashville,Tennessee MLB1898-18981898-1898  
Jack Calhoun3B1947-02-276-0 185 R-R 1879-12-14 67.075Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1902-19021902-1902  
Ensign CottrellP1947-02-275-9 173 L-L 1888-08-29 58.182Hoosick Falls,New York MLB1911-19151911-1915  
Jack GlasscockIF1947-02-245-8 160 R-R 1857-07-22 89.217Wheeling,West Virginia MLB1879-18951879-1895  
George BrickleyOF1947-02-235-9 180 R-R 1894-07-19 52.219Everett,Massachusetts MLB1913-19131913-1913  
Hooks Warner3B1947-02-195-10 170 L-R 1894-05-22 52.273Del Rio,Texas MLB1916-19211916-1921  
George WhitemanOF1947-02-105-7 160 R-R 1882-12-23 64.049Peoria,Illinois MLB1907-19181907-1918  
Carney FlynnP1947-02-105-11 165 L-L 1875-01-23 72.018Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1894-18961894-1896  
Ed CallahanOF-SS1947-02-05   - 1857-12-11 89.056Boston,Massachusetts MLB1884-18841884-1884  
Johnny KlingC1947-01-315-9 160 R-R 1875-02-25 71.340Kansas City,Missouri MLB1900-19131900-1913  
Del Gainer1B1947-01-296-0 180 R-R 1886-11-10 60.080Montrose,West Virginia MLB1909-19221909-1922  
Jimmy WalshOF-2B1947-01-215-9 174 R-R 1886-03-25 60.302Lima,Ohio MLB1910-19131910-1913  
Josh GibsonC1947-01-206-1 220 R-R 1911-12-21 35.030Buena Vista,Georgia --  
Jimmy SheckardOF1947-01-155-9 175 L-R 1878-11-23 68.053Upper Chanceford,Pennsylvania MLB1897-19131897-1913  
Joe KoukalikP1947-01-025-8 160 R-R 1880-03-03 66.305Chicago,Illinois MLB1904-19041904-1904