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Eddie Collins passed away on 1951-03-25
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Player NamePosDeath DateDeath CauseHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft Information
Hi BithornP1951-12-30Murdered - by Police6-1 200 R-R 1916-03-18 35.287Santurce,Puerto Rico MLB1942-19471942-1947  
Bob KinsellaOF1951-12-305-9 165 L-R 1899-01-05 52.359Springfield,Illinois MLB1919-19201919-1920  
Ernie LindemannP1951-12-27   R-R 1883-06-10 68.200New York,New York MLB1907-19071907-1907  
Bob LindemannOF1951-12-196-0 175 B-R 1881-06-05 70.197Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1901-19011901-1901  
Spencer Abbott1B1951-12-18   L-L 1877-08-27 74.113Chicago,Illinois --  
Joe OhlP1951-12-186-1 175 L-L 1888-01-10 63.343Jobstown,New Jersey MLB1909-19091909-1909  
Joe JacksonOF1951-12-056-1 200 L-R 1889-07-16 62.142Pickens,South Carolina MLB1908-19201908-1920  
Jim Duggan1B1951-12-055-10 165 L-L 1885-06-01 66.187Whiteland,Indiana MLB1911-19111911-1911  
Joe RogalskiP1951-11-206-2 187 R-R 1912-07-16 39.127Ashland,Wisconsin MLB1938-19381938-1938  
Fred BurchellP1951-11-205-11 190 R-L 1879-07-14 72.129Perth Amboy,New Jersey MLB1903-19091903-1909  
Pete HillHOF1951-11-195-9 170 L-R 1882-10-12 69.038Culpeper,Virginia --  
Marty GriffinP1951-11-196-2 200 R-R 1901-09-02 50.078San Francisco,California MLB1928-19281928-1928  
Crese HeismannP1951-11-196-2 174 R-L 1880-04-16 71.217Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1901-19021901-1902  
Wally MayerC1951-11-185-11 168 R-R 1890-07-08 61.133Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1911-19191911-1919  
Jim NeherP1951-11-115-11 185 R-R 1889-02-05 62.279Rochester,New York MLB1912-19121912-1912  
Claude Ritchey2B1951-11-085-6 167 B-R 1873-10-05 78.034Emlenton,Pennsylvania MLB1897-19091897-1909  
Carl HustaSS1951-11-065-11 176 R-R 1902-04-08 49.212Egg Harbor Township,New Jersey MLB1925-19251925-1925  
George Stovall1B1951-11-056-2 180 R-R 1877-11-23 73.347Leeds,Missouri MLB1904-19131904-1913  
Joe HovlikP1951-11-035-10 194 R-R 1884-08-16 67.079- MLB1909-19111909-1911  
Mickey DoolinSS1951-11-015-10 170 R-R 1880-05-07 71.178Ashland,Pennsylvania MLB1905-19181905-1918  
Walt WoodsP1951-10-305-9 165 R-R 1875-04-28 76.185Rye,New Hampshire MLB1898-19001898-1900  
John BrockC1951-10-275-6 165 R-R 1896-10-16 55.011Hamilton,Illinois MLB1917-19181917-1918  
Pryor McElveen3B1951-10-275-10 168 R-R 1881-11-05 69.356Atlanta,Georgia MLB1909-19111909-1911  
Emil HabererC1951-10-196-1 204 R-R 1878-02-02 73.259Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1901-19091901-1909  
Al Clancy3B1951-10-175-10 175 R-R 1888-08-14 63.064Santa Fe,New Mexico MLB1911-19111911-1911  
Rube VinsonOF1951-10-125-9 168 - 1879-03-20 72.206Dover,Delaware MLB1904-19061904-1906  
Pug Griffin1B-OF1951-10-125-11 187 R-R 1896-04-24 55.171Lincoln,Nebraska MLB1917-19201917-1920  
Bill EssickP1951-10-125-10 175 -R 1881-12-18 69.298Grand Ridge,Illinois MLB1906-19071906-1907  
Bob BeckerP1951-10-115-7 148 L-L 1875-08-15 76.057Syracuse,New York MLB1897-18981897-1898  
Nolen Richardson3B-SS1951-09-256-1 170 R-R 1903-01-18 48.250Chattanooga,Tennessee MLB1929-19391929-1939  
Dale GearP1951-09-235-11 165 R-R 1872-02-02 79.234Lone Elm,Kansas MLB1896-19011896-1901  
Bill KlemUMP1951-09-16   - 1874-02-22 77.206Rochester,New York --  
Wally RoettgerOF1951-09-146-1 190 R-R 1902-08-28 49.017St. Louis,Missouri MLB1927-19341927-1934  
Lave WinhamP1951-09-125-11 200 L-L 1881-10-23 69.324Brooklyn,New York MLB1902-19031902-1903  
Chappie SnodgrassOF1951-09-095-10 165 R-R 1870-03-18 81.175Springfield,Ohio MLB1901-19011901-1901  
Jim Keesey1B1951-09-056-0 170 R-R 1902-10-27 48.313Perryville,Maryland MLB1925-19301925-1930  
Carl DoyleP1951-09-046-1 185 R-R 1912-07-30 39.036Knoxville,Tennessee MLB1935-19401935-1940  
Billy LushOF1951-08-285-7 165 B-R 1873-11-10 77.291Bridgeport,Connecticut MLB1895-19041895-1904  
Bill PiercyP1951-08-286-1 185 R-R 1896-05-02 55.118El Monte,California MLB1917-19261917-1926  
Ollie HansonP1951-08-195-11 178 R-R 1896-01-19 55.213Holbrook,Massachusetts MLB1921-19211921-1921  
Doc CrandallP1951-08-175-10 180 R-R 1887-10-08 63.314Wadena,Indiana MLB1908-19181908-1918  
Ren WylieOF1951-08-175-11 155 R-R 1861-12-14 89.246Elizabeth,Pennsylvania MLB1882-18821882-1882  
Paul McSweeney2B1951-08-12   - 1867-04-03 84.131St. Louis,Missouri MLB1891-18911891-1891  
Win KellumP1951-08-105-10 190 B-L 1876-04-11 75.121Waterford,Ontario MLB1901-19051901-1905  
Biff WysongP1951-08-086-3 195 L-L 1905-04-13 46.117Clarksville,Ohio MLB1930-19321930-1932  
Bill WynneP1951-08-075-11 161 R-R 1869-03-27 82.133Neuse,North Carolina MLB1894-18941894-1894  
Tony TonnemanC1951-08-045-10 175 R-R 1881-09-10 69.328Chicago,Illinois MLB1911-19111911-1911  
Guy CooperP1951-08-026-1 185 B-R 1893-01-28 58.186Rome,Georgia MLB1914-19151914-1915  
Harry CurtisC1951-08-015-10 170 R-R 1883-02-19 68.163Portland,Maine MLB1907-19071907-1907  
Ed FisherP1951-07-246-2 200 R-R 1876-10-31 74.266Wayne,Michigan MLB1902-19021902-1902  
Sam AgnewC1951-07-195-11 185 R-R 1887-04-12 64.098Farmington,Missouri MLB1913-19191913-1919  
Joe Klugmann2B1951-07-185-11 175 R-R 1895-03-26 56.114St. Louis,Missouri MLB1921-19251921-1925  
Dee CousineauC1951-07-146-0 170 R-R 1898-12-16 52.210Watertown,Massachusetts MLB1923-19241923-1924  
Vance PageP1951-07-146-0 180 R-R 1905-09-15 45.302Elm City,North Carolina MLB1938-19411938-1941  
Bobby MessengerOF1951-07-105-10 165 B-R 1884-03-19 67.113Bangor,Maine MLB1909-19141909-1914  
Harry HeilmannOF-1B1951-07-096-1 195 R-R 1894-08-03 56.340San Francisco,California MLB1914-19321914-1932  
Ted EasterlyC-OF1951-07-065-8 165 L-R 1885-04-20 66.077Lincoln,Nebraska MLB1909-19131909-1913  
Huck WallaceP1951-07-065-6 160 L-L 1882-07-27 68.344Richmond,Indiana MLB1912-19121912-1912  
Hugh CaseyP1951-07-036-1 207 R-R 1913-10-14 37.262Atlanta,Georgia MLB1935-19491935-1949  
Wally GerberSS1951-06-195-10 152 R-R 1891-08-18 59.306Columbus,Ohio MLB1914-19291914-1929  
Bill HarperP1951-06-176-1 180 B-R 1889-06-14 62.003Bertand,Missouri MLB1911-19111911-1911  
Tom LeahyC1951-06-115-7 168 R-R 1869-06-02 82.009New Haven,Connecticut MLB1897-19051897-1905  
George WinterP1951-05-265-8 155 R-R 1878-04-27 73.029New Providence,Pennsylvania MLB1901-19081901-1908  
Frank OlinOF1951-05-20   L- 1860-01-09 91.132Woodford,Vermont MLB1884-18851884-1885  
Ezra LincolnP1951-05-075-11 160 L-L 1868-11-17 82.171Raynham,Massachusetts MLB1890-18901890-1890  
Charlie Buelow3B1951-05-04   R-R 1877-01-12 74.112Dubuque,Iowa MLB1901-19011901-1901  
Bill EagleOF1951-04-27   - 1877-07-25 73.276Rockville,Maryland MLB1898-18981898-1898  
Ox EckhardtOF1951-04-226-1 185 L-R 1901-12-23 49.120Yorktown,Texas MLB1932-19361932-1936  
Roy Brashear2B1951-04-205-11 205 R-R 1874-01-03 77.107Ashtabula,Ohio MLB1902-19031902-1903  
Danny MoellerOF1951-04-145-11 165 B-R 1885-03-23 66.022DeWitt,Iowa MLB1907-19161907-1916  
Wish EganP1951-04-136-3 185 R-R 1881-06-16 69.301Evart,Michigan MLB1902-19061902-1906  
Whitey GueseP1951-04-086-0 200 R-R 1872-01-24 79.075New Bremen,Ohio MLB1901-19011901-1901  
Roy MooreP1951-04-056-0 185 B-L 1898-10-26 52.161Austin,Texas MLB1920-19231920-1923  
Joe MurphyP1951-03-285-11 160 - 1866-09-07 84.202St. Louis,Missouri MLB1886-18871886-1887  
Kohly MillerIF1951-03-285-9 145 - 1873-01-17 78.070Reading,Pennsylvania MLB1892-18971892-1897  
Dan DaubP1951-03-255-10 160 R-R 1868-01-12 83.073Middletown,Ohio MLB1892-18971892-1897  
Eddie Collins2B1951-03-255-9 175 L-R 1887-05-02 63.328Millerton,New York MLB1906-19301906-1930  
Roscoe CoughlinP1951-03-205-10 160 -R 1868-03-15 83.005Walpole,Massachusetts MLB1890-18911890-1891  
Joe HughesOF1951-03-135-10 165 R-R 1880-02-21 71.021Pardo,Pennsylvania MLB1902-19021902-1902  
Dan BickhamP1951-03-035-10 160 R-R 1864-10-31 86.123Dayton,Ohio MLB1886-18861886-1886  
Adam ComoroskyOF1951-03-025-10 167 R-R 1905-12-09 45.083Swoyersville,Pennsylvania MLB1926-19351926-1935  
Joe WilliamsP1951-02-256-4 190 R-R 1886-04-06 64.325Seguin,Texas --  
Marty Shay2B1951-02-205-7 148 R-R 1896-04-25 54.301Boston,Massachusetts MLB1916-19241916-1924  
Harry ThompsonP1951-02-145-8 150 L-L 1889-09-09 61.158Nanticoke,Pennsylvania MLB1919-19191919-1919  
Harry AblesP1951-02-08Carcinome of the Lung6-2 200 R-L 1884-10-04 66.127Terrell,Texas MLB1905-19111905-1911  
Gabby StreetC1951-02-065-11 180 R-R 1882-09-30 68.129Huntsville,Alabama MLB1904-19311904-1931  
Bill SowdersP1951-02-026-0 155 R-R 1864-11-29 86.065Louisville,Kentucky MLB1888-18901888-1890  
Bill BarrettOF-SS1951-01-266-0 175 R-R 1900-05-28 50.243Cambridge,Massachusetts MLB1921-19301921-1930  
Pid PurdyOF1951-01-165-6 150 L-R 1904-06-15 46.215Beatrice,Nebraska MLB1926-19291926-1929  
Charlie MillerH1951-01-136-0 190 R-R 1877-12-30 73.014Conestoga,Pennsylvania --  
Bill WagnerC1951-01-116-0 187 R-R 1894-01-02 57.009Jesup,Iowa MLB1914-19181914-1918  
Tom DelahantyIF1951-01-105-8 175 L-R 1872-03-09 78.307Cleveland,Ohio MLB1894-18971894-1897  
Harry CamnitzP1951-01-066-1 168 R-R 1884-10-26 66.072McKinney,Kentucky MLB1909-19111909-1911