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Harry Agganis passed away on 1955-06-27
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Player NamePosDeath DateDeath CauseHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft Information
Clint BrownP1955-12-316-1 190 L-R 1903-07-08 52.176Blackash,Pennsylvania MLB1928-19421928-1942  
Jim FairbankP1955-12-275-10 175 R-R 1881-03-17 74.285Deansboro,New York MLB1903-19041903-1904  
Jake BoultesP1955-12-246-3   -R 1884-08-06 71.140St. Louis,Missouri MLB1907-19091907-1909  
Joe McManusP1955-12-235-11 180 R-R 1887-09-07 68.107Palmyra,Illinois MLB1913-19131913-1913  
Queenie O'RourkeOF-SS1955-12-225-7 150 R-R 1883-12-26 71.362Bridgeport,Connecticut MLB1908-19081908-1908  
Moxie DivisOF1955-12-195-6   - 1894-01-16 61.337Cleveland,Ohio MLB1916-19161916-1916  
George CasterP1955-12-186-1 180 R-R 1907-08-04 48.136Colton,California MLB1934-19461934-1946  
Rube DeGroffOF1955-12-175-11 190 L-L 1879-09-02 76.106Hyde Park,New York MLB1905-19061905-1906  
Curt WalkerOF1955-12-095-9 170 L-R 1896-07-03 59.159Beeville,Texas MLB1919-19301919-1930  
Buck WasherP1955-12-085-10 175 R-R 1882-10-11 73.058Akron,Ohio MLB1905-19051905-1905  
Honus WagnerSS1955-12-065-11 200 R-R 1874-02-24 81.285Chartiers,Pennsylvania MLB1897-19171897-1917  
John StoneOF1955-11-306-1 178 L-R 1905-10-10 50.051Mulberry,Tennessee MLB1928-19381928-1938  
Fred TaubyOF1955-11-235-9 168 R-R 1906-03-27 49.241Canton,Ohio MLB1935-19371935-1937  
Danny Murphy2B-OF1955-11-225-9 175 R-R 1876-08-11 79.103Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1900-19131900-1913  
Otto JacobsC1955-11-195-9 180 R-R 1889-04-19 66.214Chicago,Illinois MLB1918-19181918-1918  
Sam CraneSS1955-11-125-11 154 R-R 1894-09-13 61.060Harrisburg,Pennsylvania MLB1914-19221914-1922  
Frank GregoryP1955-11-055-11 185 R-R 1888-07-25 67.103Spring Valley Township,Wisconsin MLB1912-19121912-1912  
Cy YoungP1955-11-046-2 210 R-R 1867-03-29 88.220Gilmore,Ohio MLB1890-19111890-1911  
John MerrittOF1955-11-035-11 170 R-L 1894-10-12 61.022Tupelo,Mississippi --  
Clark GriffithP1955-10-275-6 156 R-R 1869-11-20 85.341Clear Creek,Missouri MLB1891-19141891-1914  
Jack BushelmanP1955-10-266-2 175 R-R 1885-08-29 70.058Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1909-19121909-1912  
George MurrayP1955-10-186-2 200 R-R 1898-09-23 57.025Charlotte,North Carolina MLB1922-19331922-1933  
Fred Lear3B-2B1955-10-136-0 180 R-R 1894-04-07 61.189New York,New York MLB1915-19201915-1920  
Howie FoxP1955-10-09Murdered via stabbing6-3 210 R-R 1921-03-01 34.222Coburg,Oregon MLB1944-19541944-1954  
Jim JacksonOF1955-10-095-6 165 R-R 1877-11-28 77.315Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1901-19061901-1906  
Lyman Lamb3B-OF1955-10-055-7 150 R-R 1895-03-17 60.202Lincoln,Nebraska MLB1920-19211920-1921  
Stan BaumgartnerP1955-10-046-0 175 L-L 1894-12-14 60.294Houston,Texas MLB1914-19261914-1926  
Fred WaldenC1955-09-27   R-R 1890-06-25 65.094Fayette,Missouri --  
Gary FortuneP1955-09-235-11 176 B-R 1894-10-11 60.347High Point,North Carolina MLB1916-19201916-1920  
Louis DruckeP1955-09-226-1 188 R-R 1888-12-03 66.293Waco,Texas MLB1909-19121909-1912  
Art HermanP1955-09-20   - 1871-05-11 84.132Louisville,Kentucky MLB1896-18971896-1897  
Dan ShermanP1955-09-165-6 145 R-R 1890-05-09 65.130Hubbardsville,New York --  
Dick AdkinsSS1955-09-125-10 165 R-R 1920-03-03 35.193Electra,Texas MLB1942-19421942-1942  
Shano CollinsOF-1B1955-09-106-0 185 R-R 1885-12-04 69.280Charlestown,Massachusetts MLB1910-19251910-1925  
Dode CrissP-1B1955-09-086-2 200 L-R 1885-03-12 70.180Sherman,Mississippi MLB1908-19111908-1911  
Gus WeyhingP1955-09-045-10 145 R-R 1866-09-29 88.340Louisville,Kentucky MLB1887-19011887-1901  
Hal SchwenkP1955-09-036-0 185 L-L 1890-08-23 65.011Schuylkill Haven,Pennsylvania MLB1913-19131913-1913  
Jim Oglesby1B1955-09-016-0 190 L-L 1905-08-10 50.022Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB1936-19361936-1936  
Jimmy Hudgens1B1955-08-266-0 180 L-R 1902-08-24 53.002Newburg,Missouri MLB1923-19261923-1926  
Sol WhiteHOF1955-08-265-9 170 R-R 1868-06-12 87.075Bellaire,Ohio --  
John RaleighP1955-08-245-9 165 R-L 1890-04-21 65.125Elkhorn,Wisconsin MLB1909-19101909-1910  
Jerry ByrneP1955-08-116-0 170 R-R 1907-02-02 48.190Parnell,Michigan MLB1929-19291929-1929  
Hooks Cotter1B1955-08-065-10 160 L-L 1900-05-22 55.076Holden,Missouri MLB1922-19241922-1924  
Norm GlocksonC1955-08-056-2 200 R-R 1894-06-15 61.051Blue Island,Illinois MLB1914-19141914-1914  
Mule Shirley1B1955-08-045-11 180 L-L 1901-05-21 54.075Snow Hill,North Carolina MLB1924-19251924-1925  
Mike BalentiSS1955-08-045-11 175 R-R 1886-07-03 69.032Calumet,Oklahoma MLB1911-19131911-1913  
Peaches O'NeillC1955-08-025-11 165 R-R 1879-08-30 75.338Anderson,Indiana MLB1904-19041904-1904  
Dave Rowan1B1955-07-305-11 175 L-L 1882-12-06 72.236Elora,Ontario MLB1911-19111911-1911  
Joe ShannonOF-2B1955-07-285-11 170 R-R 1897-02-11 58.167Jersey City,New Jersey MLB1915-19151915-1915  
Rudy BellOF1955-07-285-8 158 R-R 1881-01-01 74.208Wausau,Wisconsin MLB1907-19071907-1907  
Lafayette HenionP1955-07-225-11 154 R-R 1899-06-07 56.045Eureka,California MLB1919-19191919-1919  
Harry Taylor1B1955-07-126-2 160 L- 1866-04-04 89.099Tioga,New York MLB1890-18931890-1893  
Jesse StovallP1955-07-126-0 175 L-R 1875-07-24 79.354Independence,Missouri MLB1903-19041903-1904  
Dan McGeehan2B1955-07-125-6 135 R-R 1885-06-07 70.035Jeddo,Pennsylvania MLB1911-19111911-1911  
Horace MilanOF1955-06-295-9 175 R-R 1894-04-07 61.083Linden,Tennessee MLB1915-19171915-1917  
Harry Agganis1B1955-06-27Pulmonary embolism6-2 200 L-L 1929-04-20 26.068Lynn,Massachusetts MLB1954-19551954-1955  
Frankie HayesC1955-06-226-0 185 R-R 1914-10-13 40.252Jamesburg,New Jersey MLB1933-19471933-1947  
Jack KatollP1955-06-185-11 195 R-R 1872-06-24 82.359- MLB1898-19021898-1902  
Mike MorrisonP1955-06-165-8 156 R-R 1867-02-06 88.130Erie,Pennsylvania MLB1887-18901887-1890  
Mike Kelley1B1955-06-066-0 210 R-R 1875-12-02 79.187Templeton,Massachusetts MLB1899-18991899-1899  
Harry EcclesP1955-06-026-2 170 L-L 1893-07-09 61.328Kennedy,New York MLB1915-19151915-1915  
Henry Jones2B-OF1955-05-315-6 149 B- 1857-05-10 98.021- MLB1884-18841884-1884  
Ray BrownP1955-05-296-1 172 R-R 1889-01-31 66.118Chicago,Illinois MLB1909-19091909-1909  
Bob ConeP1955-05-246-2 172 R-R 1894-02-27 61.086Galveston,Texas MLB1915-19151915-1915  
Harry WoodOF1955-05-185-10 155 L-R 1881-02-10 74.097Waterville,Maine MLB1903-19031903-1903  
Lefty GeorgeP1955-05-136-0 155 L-L 1886-08-13 68.273Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1911-19181911-1918  
Newt RandallOF1955-05-035-10 181 R-R 1880-02-03 75.090New Lowell,Ontario MLB1907-19071907-1907  
Felix ChouinardOF1955-04-285-7 150 R-R 1887-10-05 67.206Chicago,Illinois MLB1910-19111910-1911  
Louis GraffC1955-04-16   -R 1866-07-25 88.265Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1890-18901890-1890  
Curt BernardOF1955-04-105-10 150 L-R 1878-02-18 77.051Parkersburg,West Virginia MLB1900-19011900-1901  
Reggie GrabowskiP1955-04-026-0 185 R-R 1907-07-16 47.261Syracuse,New York MLB1932-19341932-1934  
Tom LynchOF1955-03-285-10 170 L-R 1860-04-03 94.359Bennington,Vermont MLB1884-18851884-1885  
Frank RothC1955-03-275-10 160 R-R 1878-10-11 76.167Chicago,Illinois MLB1903-19101903-1910  
Ed SmithP1955-03-205-11 170 R-R 1879-02-21 76.027Mentone,Indiana MLB1906-19061906-1906  
George StultzP1955-03-195-10 150 - 1873-06-30 81.262Louisville,Kentucky MLB1894-18941894-1894  
Ed HovlikP1955-03-196-0 180 R-R 1891-08-20 63.212Cleveland,Ohio MLB1918-19191918-1919  
Ty Helfrich2B1955-03-185-10 178 R-R 1890-10-09 64.160Pleasantville,New Jersey --  
Morrie AderholtOF-2B1955-03-186-1 188 L-R 1915-09-03 39.197Mount Olive,North Carolina MLB1939-19451939-1945  
Red BoolesP1955-03-165-10 150 L-L 1880-07-14 74.245Bernice,Louisiana MLB1909-19091909-1909  
Joe VernonP1955-03-135-11 160 R-R 1889-11-25 65.108Mansfield,Massachusetts MLB1912-19121912-1912  
Buck SweeneyOF1955-03-13   - 1890-04-15 64.332Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1914-19141914-1914  
Rick AdamsP1955-03-106-0 165 L-L 1878-12-23 76.077Paris,Texas MLB1905-19051905-1905  
Doc ReislingP1955-03-045-10 180 R-R 1874-07-25 80.222Martins Ferry,Ohio MLB1904-19101904-1910  
Ike KampP1955-02-256-0 170 B-L 1900-09-05 54.173Roxbury,Massachusetts MLB1924-19251924-1925  
Bill TozerP1955-02-236-0 200 R-R 1882-07-03 72.235St. Louis,Missouri MLB1908-19081908-1908  
Lynn NelsonP1955-02-155-10 170 L-R 1905-02-24 49.356Sheldon,North Dakota MLB1930-19401930-1940  
Tom TennantH1955-02-155-11 165 L-L 1882-07-03 72.227Monroe,Wisconsin MLB1912-19121912-1912  
Cuke BarrowsOF1955-02-105-8 158 L-R 1883-10-20 71.113Gray,Maine MLB1909-19121909-1912  
Allie Strobel2B1955-02-106-0 160 R-R 1884-06-11 70.244Boston,Massachusetts MLB1905-19061905-1906  
Ray HartranftP1955-02-106-1 195 L-L 1890-09-19 64.144Quakertown,Pennsylvania MLB1913-19131913-1913  
Hank ThormahlenP1955-02-066-0 180 L-L 1896-07-05 58.216Jersey City,New Jersey MLB1917-19251917-1925  
Fred BrownOF1955-02-035-10 190 R-R 1879-04-12 75.297Ossipee,New Hampshire MLB1901-19021901-1902  
Bill Calhoun1B1955-01-286-0 180 L-L 1890-06-23 64.219Rockmart,Georgia MLB1913-19131913-1913  
Austin WalshOF1955-01-265-11 175 L-L 1891-09-01 63.147Cambridge,Massachusetts --  
Harry BartonC1955-01-255-6 155 B-R 1875-01-20 80.005Chester,Pennsylvania MLB1905-19051905-1905  
Monte BevilleC-1B1955-01-245-11 180 L-R 1875-02-24 79.334Dublin,Indiana MLB1903-19041903-1904  
Bob WickerP1955-01-225-11 210 R-R 1878-05-24 76.243Bono,Indiana MLB1901-19061901-1906  
Phil MorrisonP1955-01-186-2 190 B-R 1894-10-18 60.092Rockport,Indiana MLB1921-19211921-1921