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Burt Shotton passed away on 1962-07-29
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Player NamePosDeath DateDeath CauseHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft Information
Del MasonP1962-12-316-0 160 R-R 1883-10-29 79.063Newfane,New York MLB1904-19071904-1907  
Joe BoleySS1962-12-305-11 170 R-R 1896-07-19 66.164Mahanoy City,Pennsylvania MLB1927-19321927-1932  
Tiny Graham1B1962-12-296-2 185 R-R 1892-09-09 70.111Nashville,Tennessee MLB1914-19141914-1914  
Jake Flowers2B-SS1962-12-275-11 170 R-R 1902-03-16 60.286Cambridge,Maryland MLB1923-19341923-1934  
Charlie LuskeyOF1962-12-205-7 165 R-R 1876-04-06 86.258Washington,DC MLB1901-19011901-1901  
Bob KatzP1962-12-145-11 190 R-R 1911-01-30 51.318Lancaster,Pennsylvania MLB1944-19441944-1944  
Champ OsteenSS-3B1962-12-145-8 150 L-R 1877-02-24 85.293Hendersonville,North Carolina MLB1903-19091903-1909  
Dan WoodmanP1962-12-145-8 160 R-R 1893-07-08 69.159Danvers,Massachusetts --  
Bobo NewsomP1962-12-076-2 220 R-R 1907-08-11 55.118Hartsville,South Carolina MLB1929-19531929-1953  
Dutch HoffmanOF1962-12-066-0 175 R-R 1904-01-28 58.313Freeburg,Illinois MLB1929-19291929-1929  
Ben CantwellP1962-12-046-1 168 R-R 1902-04-13 60.235Milan,Tennessee MLB1927-19371927-1937  
Jack Smith3B1962-12-045-9   R-R 1893-08-08 69.118Oswayo,Pennsylvania --  
Frank KaneOF1962-12-025-11 175 L-R 1895-03-09 67.268Whitman,Massachusetts MLB1919-19191919-1919  
Red KressSS-3B1962-11-295-11 165 R-R 1907-01-02 55.331Columbia,California MLB1927-19461927-1946  
Harry MoranP1962-11-286-1 165 L-L 1889-04-02 73.240Slater,West Virginia MLB1912-19121912-1912  
Al CarsonP1962-11-26Stomach cancer   - 1882-08-22 80.096Chicago,Illinois MLB1910-19101910-1910  
Whitey HilcherP1962-11-216-0 174 R-R 1909-02-28 53.266Chicago,Illinois MLB1931-19361931-1936  
Ed MoyerP1962-11-18   - 1885-08-15 77.095Andover,Ohio MLB1910-19101910-1910  
Hugh HighOF1962-11-165-7 155 L-L 1887-10-24 75.023Pottstown,Pennsylvania MLB1913-19181913-1918  
Dick Hoblitzel1B1962-11-146-0 172 L-L 1888-10-26 74.019Waverly,West Virginia MLB1908-19181908-1918  
Larry GoetzUMP1962-10-315-11 175 - 1895-02-15 67.258Cincinnati,Ohio --  
Tim MurchisonP1962-10-206-0 185 R-L 1896-10-08 66.012Liberty,North Carolina MLB1917-19201917-1920  
Olaf HenriksenOF1962-10-175-7 158 L-L 1888-04-26 74.174Kirkerup,Denmark MLB1911-19171911-1917  
Ray PowellOF1962-10-165-9 160 L-R 1888-11-20 73.330Siloam Springs,Arkansas MLB1917-19241917-1924  
Possum WhittedOF-3B1962-10-165-8 168 R-R 1890-02-04 72.254Durham,North Carolina MLB1912-19221912-1922  
Gus Hetling3B1962-10-135-10 165 R-R 1885-11-21 76.326St. Louis,Missouri MLB1906-19061906-1906  
Rube GeyerP1962-10-125-10 170 R-R 1884-03-26 78.200Allegheny,Pennsylvania MLB1910-19131910-1913  
Bill BellP1962-10-116-3 200 R-R 1933-10-24 28.352Goldsboro,North Carolina MLB1952-19551952-1955  
Ralph HeadP1962-10-085-10 175 R-R 1893-08-30 69.039Tallapoosa,Georgia MLB1923-19231923-1923  
Dick GossettC1962-10-065-11 185 R-R 1891-08-21 71.046Dennison,Ohio MLB1913-19141913-1914  
Jack CummingsC1962-10-056-0 195 R-R 1904-04-01 58.187Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1926-19291926-1929  
Don SongerP1962-10-036-0 165 L-L 1900-01-31 62.245Walnut,Kansas MLB1924-19271924-1927  
Earl YinglingP1962-10-025-11 180 L-L 1888-10-29 73.338Chillicothe,Ohio MLB1911-19181911-1918  
Squiz PillionP1962-09-306-0 178 L-L 1894-04-13 68.170Hartford,Connecticut MLB1915-19151915-1915  
Cap CrowellP1962-09-306-1 178 R-R 1892-09-05 70.025Roxbury,Massachusetts MLB1915-19161915-1916  
Stan Sperry2B1962-09-275-10 164 L-R 1914-02-19 48.220Evansville,Wisconsin MLB1936-19381936-1938  
Johnny ScalziH1962-09-275-7 170 R-R 1907-03-22 55.189Stamford,Connecticut MLB1931-19311931-1931  
Joe CambriaSCOUT1962-09-26   - 1980-07-05 -18.083Messina,Italy --  
Tom SullivanP1962-09-235-11 178 L-L 1895-10-18 66.341Boston,Massachusetts MLB1922-19221922-1922  
Bill HerringP1962-09-106-3 185 R-R 1893-10-31 68.314New York,New York --  
John PottsOF1962-09-055-7 165 L-R 1887-02-06 75.211Tipp City,Ohio --  
Duke ShireyP1962-09-016-1 175 R-R 1898-06-20 64.073Jersey Shore,Pennsylvania MLB1920-19201920-1920  
Hank GarrityC1962-09-016-1 185 R-R 1908-02-04 54.210Boston,Massachusetts MLB1931-19311931-1931  
Mutt WilsonP1962-08-316-3 167 R-R 1896-07-20 66.042Kiser,North Carolina MLB1920-19201920-1920  
Skipper FridayP1962-08-255-11 170 R-R 1897-10-26 64.303Gastonia,North Carolina MLB1923-19231923-1923  
Jake VolzP1962-08-115-10 175 R-R 1878-04-04 84.129San Antonio,Texas MLB1901-19081901-1908  
Dummy MurphySS1962-08-105-10 165 R-R 1886-12-18 75.235Olney,Illinois MLB1914-19141914-1914  
Bob WilliamsC1962-08-066-0 190 R-R 1884-04-27 78.101Monday,Ohio MLB1911-19131911-1913  
War SandersP1962-08-035-10 160 R-L 1877-08-02 84.001Maynardville,Tennessee MLB1903-19041903-1904  
Burt ShottonOF1962-07-295-11 175 L-R 1884-10-18 77.284Brownhelm,Ohio MLB1909-19231909-1923  
Ralph ShinnersOF1962-07-236-0 180 R-R 1895-10-04 66.293Monches,Wisconsin MLB1922-19251922-1925  
Carl HollingP1962-07-186-1 172 R-R 1896-07-09 66.009Dana Point,California MLB1921-19221921-1922  
Sport McAllisterSS-C1962-07-175-11 180 B-R 1874-07-23 87.359Austin,Mississippi MLB1896-19031896-1903  
Howard CragheadP1962-07-146-2 200 R-R 1908-05-25 54.050Selma,California MLB1931-19331931-1933  
Abe KrugerP1962-07-046-2 190 R-R 1885-02-14 77.140Morris Run,Pennsylvania MLB1908-19081908-1908  
Jimmy WalshOF1962-07-035-10 170 L-R 1885-09-22 76.284Kallila,Ireland MLB1912-19171912-1917  
Josh ClarkeOF1962-07-025-10 180 L-R 1879-03-08 83.116Winfield,Kansas MLB1898-19111898-1911  
Sam MayerOF1962-07-015-10 164 R-L 1893-02-28 69.123Atlanta,Georgia MLB1915-19151915-1915  
Mickey CochraneC1962-06-285-10 180 L-R 1903-04-06 59.083Bridgewater,Massachusetts MLB1925-19371925-1937  
Cy MorganP1962-06-286-0 175 R-R 1878-11-10 83.230Pomeroy,Ohio MLB1903-19131903-1913  
Mandy BrooksOF1962-06-175-9 165 R-R 1897-08-18 64.303Milwaukee,Wisconsin MLB1925-19261925-1926  
Red LanningOF-P1962-06-135-9 165 L-L 1895-05-13 67.031Harvard,Illinois MLB1916-19161916-1916  
Nap KlozaOF1962-06-115-11 180 R-R 1903-09-07 58.278- MLB1931-19321931-1932  
Bert AbbeyP1962-06-11Heart attack5-11 175 R-R 1869-11-11 92.212Essex,Vermont MLB1892-18961892-1896  
Will ThompsonP1962-06-095-11 190 R-R 1870-08-30 91.283Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1892-18921892-1892  
Harry McCluskeyP1962-06-075-11 173 L-L 1892-03-29 70.070Clay Center,Ohio MLB1915-19151915-1915  
Art StokesP1962-06-035-10 155 R-R 1896-09-13 65.263Emmitsburg,Maryland MLB1925-19251925-1925  
Jim FaulknerP1962-06-016-3 190 B-L 1899-07-27 62.309Beatrice,Nebraska MLB1927-19301927-1930  
George AndersonOF1962-05-285-8 160 L-R 1889-09-26 72.244Cleveland,Ohio MLB1918-19181918-1918  
Paddy MayesOF1962-05-285-11 160 L-R 1885-03-17 77.072Locust Grove,Oklahoma MLB1911-19111911-1911  
Rabbit Nill2B-3B1962-05-245-7 160 R-R 1881-07-14 80.314Fort Wayne,Indiana MLB1904-19081904-1908  
Rip RadcliffOF1962-05-235-10 170 L-L 1906-01-19 56.124Kiowa,Oklahoma MLB1934-19431934-1943  
Lefty WillisP1962-05-106-1 175 L-L 1905-11-04 56.187Leetown,West Virginia MLB1925-19271925-1927  
Buster BurrellC1962-05-085-10 165 R-R 1866-12-22 95.137Weymouth,Massachusetts MLB1891-18971891-1897  
Russ MillerP1962-04-305-11 165 R-R 1900-03-25 62.036Etna,Ohio MLB1927-19281927-1928  
Al DemareeP1962-04-306-0 170 L-R 1884-09-08 77.234Quincy,Illinois MLB1912-19191912-1919  
Bill NormanOF1962-04-216-2 190 R-R 1910-07-16 51.279St. Louis,Missouri MLB1931-19321931-1932  
Bill AkersSS-3B1962-04-135-11 178 R-R 1904-12-25 57.109Chattanooga,Tennessee MLB1929-19321929-1932  
Milt WatsonP1962-04-106-1 180 R-R 1890-01-10 72.090Flovilla,Georgia MLB1916-19191916-1919  
Vince Shupe1B1962-04-055-11 180 L-L 1921-09-05 40.212East Canton,Ohio MLB1945-19451945-1945  
Snooks Dowd2B-SS1962-04-045-8 163 R-R 1897-12-20 64.105Springfield,Massachusetts MLB1919-19261919-1926  
Charlie French2B-SS1962-03-305-6 140 L-R 1883-10-12 78.170Indianapolis,Indiana MLB1909-19101909-1910  
Otto MillerC1962-03-296-0 196 R-R 1889-06-01 72.301Minden,Nebraska MLB1910-19221910-1922  
Red ThomasOF1962-03-295-11 165 R-R 1898-04-25 63.338Hargrove,Alabama MLB1921-19211921-1921  
Bill ChambersP1962-03-275-9 185 R-R 1889-09-13 72.195Cameron,West Virginia MLB1910-19101910-1910  
Joe MartinaP1962-03-226-0 183 R-R 1889-07-08 72.257New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1924-19241924-1924  
John Black1B1962-03-206-1 185 R-R 1890-02-23 72.025Covington,Kentucky MLB1911-19111911-1911  
Elmer BlissP-OF1962-03-186-0 180 L-R 1875-03-09 87.009Penfield,Pennsylvania MLB1903-19041903-1904  
Billy Purtell3B1962-03-175-9 170 R-R 1886-01-06 76.070Columbus,Ohio MLB1908-19141908-1914  
Harry FeldmanP1962-03-166-0 175 R-R 1919-11-10 42.127New York,New York MLB1941-19461941-1946  
George OrmeOF1962-03-165-10 160 R-R 1891-09-16 70.182Lebanon,Indiana MLB1920-19201920-1920  
Fred BeckOF-1B1962-03-126-1 180 L-L 1886-11-17 75.115Havana,Illinois MLB1909-19111909-1911  
George MogridgeP1962-03-046-2 165 L-L 1889-02-18 73.014Rochester,New York MLB1911-19271911-1927  
Hal Janvrin2B-SS1962-03-015-11 168 R-R 1892-08-27 69.186Haverhill,Massachusetts MLB1911-19221911-1922  
Tink TurnerP1962-02-256-1 190 R-R 1890-02-20 72.005Swarthmore,Pennsylvania MLB1915-19151915-1915  
Max Bishop2B1962-02-245-8 165 L-R 1899-09-05 62.172Waynesboro,Pennsylvania MLB1924-19351924-1935  
Paul Speraw3B1962-02-225-8 145 R-R 1893-10-05 68.140Annville,Pennsylvania MLB1920-19201920-1920  
Dick WheelerOF1962-02-125-11 185 R-R 1898-01-14 64.029Keene,New Hampshire MLB1918-19181918-1918  
Roy WalkerP1962-02-106-1 180 R-R 1893-04-13 68.303Lawrenceburg,Tennessee MLB1912-19221912-1922  
Bernie DuffyP1962-02-095-11 180 R-R 1893-08-18 68.175Vinson,Oklahoma MLB1913-19131913-1913  
Charlie MearaOF1962-02-085-10 160 L-R 1891-04-13 70.301New York,New York MLB1914-19141914-1914  
Ray RobertsP1962-01-305-11 180 L-R 1895-08-25 66.158Cruger,Mississippi MLB1919-19191919-1919  
Steve MelterP1962-01-286-2 180 R-R 1886-01-02 76.026Marcus,Iowa MLB1909-19091909-1909  
Joe VosmikOF1962-01-276-0 185 R-R 1910-04-04 51.298Cleveland,Ohio MLB1930-19441930-1944  
Jim ShawP1962-01-276-0 180 R-R 1893-08-19 68.161Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1913-19211913-1921  
Bob SteeleP1962-01-275-10 175 L-R 1894-01-05 68.022Cassburn,Ontario MLB1916-19191916-1919  
Steve O'NeillC1962-01-265-10 165 R-R 1891-07-06 70.204Minooka,Pennsylvania MLB1911-19281911-1928  
Lefty RussellP1962-01-226-1 165 L-L 1890-07-08 71.198Baltimore,Maryland MLB1910-19121910-1912  
Pep Young2B1962-01-145-9 162 R-R 1907-08-29 54.138Jamestown,North Carolina MLB1933-19451933-1945  
Les MannOF1962-01-145-9 172 R-R 1893-11-18 68.057Lincoln,Nebraska MLB1913-19281913-1928  
Tillie Shafer3B-2B1962-01-105-10 165 B-R 1889-03-22 72.294Los Angeles,California MLB1909-19131909-1913  
Fred BratschiOF1962-01-10Suicide5-10 170 R-R 1892-01-16 69.360Alliance,Ohio MLB1921-19271921-1927  
Dutch LerchenSS1962-01-075-8 160 R-R 1889-04-04 72.278Detroit,Michigan MLB1910-19101910-1910  
Ad BrennanP1962-01-07Cancer5-11 170 L-L 1881-07-18 80.173La Harpe,Kansas MLB1910-19181910-1918