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Jim Blackburn passed away on 1969-10-26
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Player NamePosDeath DateDeath CauseHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft Information
Ted MenzeOF1969-12-235-9 172 R-R 1897-11-04 72.049St. Louis,Missouri MLB1918-19181918-1918  
Jack Kibble3B-2B1969-12-135-9 154 B-R 1892-01-02 77.346Seatonville,Illinois MLB1912-19121912-1912  
Mike CunninghamP1969-12-105-10 175 R-R 1882-06-14 87.179Lancaster,South Carolina MLB1906-19061906-1906  
Jack TobinOF1969-12-105-8 142 L-L 1892-05-04 77.220St. Louis,Missouri MLB1916-19271916-1927  
Lefty O'DoulOF1969-12-076-0 180 L-L 1897-03-04 72.278San Francisco,California MLB1919-19341919-1934  
Joe RabbittOF1969-12-055-10 165 L-R 1900-01-16 69.323Frontenac,Kansas MLB1922-19221922-1922  
Roy WilsonP1969-12-036-0 175 L-L 1896-09-13 73.081Foster,Iowa MLB1928-19281928-1928  
Eddie EayrsOF1969-11-305-7 160 L-L 1890-11-10 79.020Blackstone,Massachusetts MLB1913-19211913-1921  
Connie CreedenH1969-11-306-1 200 L-L 1915-07-21 54.132Danvers,Massachusetts MLB1943-19431943-1943  
Clem LlewellynP1969-11-276-2 195 L-R 1895-08-01 74.118Dobson,North Carolina MLB1922-19221922-1922  
Emil KushP1969-11-265-11 185 R-R 1916-11-04 53.022Chicago,Illinois MLB1941-19491941-1949  
Phil GallivanP1969-11-246-0 170 R-R 1907-05-29 62.179Seattle,Washington MLB1931-19341931-1934  
Paddy Baumann2B-3B1969-11-205-9 160 R-R 1885-12-20 83.335Indianapolis,Indiana MLB1911-19171911-1917  
Vin CampbellOF1969-11-166-0 185 L-R 1888-01-30 81.291St. Louis,Missouri MLB1908-19121908-1912  
Billy SouthworthOF1969-11-155-9 170 L-R 1893-03-09 76.251Harvard,Nebraska MLB1915-19291915-1929  
Curt Roberts2B1969-11-145-8 165 R-R 1929-08-16 40.090Pineland,Texas MLB1954-19561954-1956  
Eddie HurleyUMP1969-11-126-0 198 - 1908-09-20 61.053Holyoke,Massachusetts --  
Stump EdingtonOF1969-11-115-8 170 L-L 1891-07-04 78.130Koleen,Indiana MLB1912-19121912-1912  
Augie SwentorC1969-11-106-0 185 R-R 1899-11-21 69.354Seymour,Connecticut MLB1922-19221922-1922  
George Foss3B1969-11-105-10 170 R-R 1897-06-13 72.150Register,Georgia MLB1921-19211921-1921  
Chick GallowaySS1969-11-075-8 160 R-R 1896-08-04 73.095Clinton,South Carolina MLB1919-19281919-1928  
Hardin BarryP1969-11-056-0 185 R-R 1891-03-26 78.224Susanville,California MLB1912-19121912-1912  
George WinnP1969-11-015-11 170 L-L 1897-10-26 72.006Perry,Georgia MLB1919-19231919-1923  
Joe Mellana3B1969-11-015-10 180 R-R 1905-03-11 64.235Oakland,California MLB1927-19271927-1927  
Joe Rullo2B1969-10-285-11 168 R-R 1916-06-16 53.134New York,New York MLB1943-19441943-1944  
Dave CallahanOF1969-10-285-10 165 L-R 1888-07-20 81.100Seneca,Illinois MLB1910-19111910-1911
1998- 3- 100-FLO
Charlie JamiesonOF1969-10-275-8 165 L-L 1893-02-07 76.262Paterson,New Jersey MLB1915-19321915-1932  
Jim BlackburnP1969-10-266-4 175 R-R 1924-06-19 45.129Warsaw,Kentucky MLB1948-19511948-1951  
Jack BentleyP1969-10-245-11 200 L-L 1895-03-08 74.230Sandy Spring,Maryland MLB1913-19271913-1927  
Monk DubielP1969-10-236-0 190 R-R 1918-02-12 51.253Hartford,Connecticut MLB1944-19521944-1952  
Ray RichmondP1969-10-216-0 175 R-R 1896-06-15 73.128Fillmore,Illinois MLB1920-19211920-1921  
Larry BoernerP1969-10-166-4 175 R-R 1905-01-21 64.268Staunton,Virginia MLB1932-19321932-1932  
Harry HustonC1969-10-135-9 168 R-R 1883-10-14 85.365Bellefontaine,Ohio MLB1906-19061906-1906  
Don Hoak3B1969-10-096-0 175 R-R 1928-02-05 41.247Roulette,Pennsylvania MLB1954-19641954-1964  
Ray LucasP1969-10-096-2 175 R-R 1908-10-02 61.007Springfield,Ohio MLB1929-19341929-1934  
Willie RamsdellP1969-10-085-10 180 R-R 1916-04-04 53.187Williamsburg,Kansas MLB1947-19521947-1952  
Roy CrumplerP1969-10-066-1 195 L-L 1896-07-08 73.090Clinton,North Carolina MLB1920-19251920-1925  
Desmond BeattySS-3B1969-10-065-8 158 R-R 1893-04-07 76.182Baltimore,Maryland MLB1914-19141914-1914  
Danny O'Connell2B-3B1969-10-026-0 180 R-R 1927-01-21 42.254Paterson,New Jersey MLB1950-19621950-1962  
Hank Thompson3B1969-09-305-9 174 L-R 1925-12-08 43.296Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1947-19561947-1956  
Tommy LeachOF-3B1969-09-295-6 150 R-R 1877-11-04 91.329French Creek,New York MLB1898-19181898-1918  
Norm McMillan3B-2B1969-09-286-0 175 R-R 1895-10-05 73.359Latta,South Carolina MLB1922-19291922-1929  
Joe GraceOF1969-09-186-1 180 L-R 1914-01-05 55.256Gorham,Illinois MLB1938-19471938-1947  
Jackie TavenerSS1969-09-145-5 138 L-R 1897-12-27 71.261Celina,Ohio MLB1921-19291921-1929  
Ed SchorrP1969-09-126-2 180 R-R 1891-02-14 78.210Bremen,Ohio MLB1915-19151915-1915  
Dick CarterOF-P1969-09-115-10 190 R-R 1916-08-31 53.011Philadelphia,Pennsylvania --  
Jap Barbeau3B1969-09-105-5 140 R-R 1882-06-10 87.092New York,New York MLB1905-19101905-1910  
Harry O'NeillP1969-09-056-0 180 R-R 1892-11-20 76.289Lindsay,Ontario MLB1922-19231922-1923  
Bill CulpP1969-09-036-1 165 B-R 1887-06-11 82.084Bellaire,Ohio MLB1910-19101910-1910  
Stew BolenP1969-08-305-11 180 L-L 1902-10-12 66.322Jackson,Alabama MLB1926-19321926-1932  
Tim McKeithanP1969-08-306-2 182 R-R 1906-11-02 62.301Lawndale,North Carolina MLB1932-19341932-1934  
John HollisonP1969-08-195-8 162 R-L 1870-05-03 99.108Chicago,Illinois MLB1892-18921892-1892  
Alex CarrasquelP1969-08-196-1 182 R-R 1912-07-24 57.026Caracas,Venezuela MLB1939-19491939-1949  
Frank ShellenbackP1969-08-176-2 192 R-R 1898-12-16 70.244Joplin,Missouri MLB1918-19191918-1919  
Howie WilliamsonH1969-08-156-0 170 L-L 1904-12-23 64.235Little Rock,Arkansas MLB1928-19281928-1928  
William Marriott3B1969-08-116-0 170 L-R 1893-04-18 76.115Pratt,Kansas MLB1917-19271917-1927  
Glenn MyattC1969-08-095-11 165 L-R 1897-07-09 72.031Argenta,Arkansas MLB1920-19361920-1936  
Ralph CaldwellP1969-08-055-9 155 L-L 1884-01-18 85.200Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1904-19051904-1905  
Flint RhemP1969-07-306-2 180 R-R 1901-01-24 68.187Rhems,South Carolina MLB1924-19361924-1936  
Glenn ElliottP1969-07-275-10 170 B-L 1919-11-11 49.259Sapulpa,Oklahoma MLB1947-19491947-1949  
Roy MahaffeyP1969-07-236-0 180 R-R 1903-02-09 66.164Belton,South Carolina MLB1926-19361926-1936  
Otto VogelOF1969-07-196-0 195 R-R 1899-10-26 69.266Mendota,Illinois MLB1923-19241923-1924  
Al WilliamsP1969-07-196-3 200 R-R 1914-05-11 55.069Valhermoso Springs,Alabama MLB1937-19381937-1938  
Doc WaldbauerP1969-07-166-0 172 R-R 1892-02-22 77.145Richmond,Virginia MLB1917-19171917-1917  
Pat FrenchOF1969-07-136-1 180 R-R 1893-09-22 75.294Dover,New Hampshire MLB1917-19171917-1917  
Red Rolfe3B1969-07-08Kidney failure5-11 170 L-R 1908-10-17 60.264Penacook,New Hampshire MLB1934-19421934-1942  
Bill CarriganC1969-07-085-9 175 R-R 1883-10-22 85.260Lewiston,Maine MLB1906-19161906-1916  
Ed Hemingway2B-3B1969-07-055-11 165 B-R 1893-05-08 76.058Sheridan,Michigan MLB1914-19181914-1918  
Lew DrillC1969-07-045-6 186 R-R 1877-05-09 92.056Browerville,Minnesota MLB1902-19051902-1905  
Harry SprattSS1969-07-035-8 175 L-R 1887-07-10 81.359Broadford,Virginia MLB1911-19121911-1912  
Hunky ShawH1969-07-035-8 165 B-R 1884-09-29 84.277Yakima,Washington MLB1908-19081908-1908  
Clarence WoodsP1969-07-026-5 230 R-R 1892-06-11 77.021Woods Ridge,Indiana --  
Art Scharein3B1969-07-025-11 155 R-R 1905-06-30 64.002Decatur,Illinois MLB1932-19341932-1934  
Milt GrayC1969-06-306-1 170 R-R 1914-02-21 55.129Louisville,Kentucky MLB1937-19371937-1937  
John PerrinOF1969-06-245-9 160 L-R 1898-02-04 71.140Escanaba,Michigan MLB1921-19211921-1921  
Byron HouckP1969-06-176-0 175 R-R 1891-08-28 77.294Prosper,Minnesota MLB1912-19181912-1918  
Joe EngelP1969-06-126-1 183 R-L 1893-03-12 76.092Washington,DC MLB1912-19201912-1920  
Charlie FuchsP1969-06-105-8 168 B-R 1912-11-18 56.204Union Hill,New Jersey MLB1942-19441942-1944  
Cobe JonesSS1969-06-035-7 155 B-R 1907-08-21 61.287Denver,Colorado MLB1928-19291928-1929  
Gus Getz3B1969-05-285-11 165 R-R 1889-08-03 79.298Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1909-19181909-1918  
Lou JacksonOF1969-05-275-10 168 L-R 1935-07-26 33.306Riverton,Louisiana MLB1958-19641958-1964
1957-   UDFA-CHN
Harland Rowe3B1969-05-266-1 170 L-R 1896-04-20 73.036Springvale,Maine MLB1916-19161916-1916  
Jim Riley2B-1B1969-05-255-10 185 L-R 1895-05-25 74.000Bayfield,New Brunswick MLB1921-19231921-1923  
Everett BooeOF1969-05-215-8 165 L-R 1891-09-28 77.236Mocksville,North Carolina MLB1913-19131913-1913  
Dennis BurnsP1969-05-215-10 180 R-R 1898-05-24 70.362Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB1923-19241923-1924  
Charlie PickettP1969-05-206-1 175 R-R 1883-03-01 86.080Delaware,Ohio MLB1910-19101910-1910  
Jim TobinP1969-05-196-0 185 R-R 1912-12-27 56.143Oakland,California MLB1937-19451937-1945  
Pants RowlandCOACH1969-05-175-9 168 - 1879-02-12 90.094Platteville,Wisconsin --  
Shag ShaughnessyOF1969-05-156-1 195 R-R 1883-04-08 86.037Amboy,Illinois MLB1905-19081905-1908  
Ray Mack2B1969-05-076-0 200 R-R 1916-08-31 52.249Cleveland,Ohio MLB1938-19471938-1947  
Eddie CicotteP1969-05-055-9 175 B-R 1884-06-19 84.320Springwells,Michigan MLB1905-19201905-1920  
Steve LarkinP1969-05-026-1 195 R-R 1910-12-09 58.144Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1934-19341934-1934  
Gary Wilson2B1969-05-015-7 168 R-R 1879-01-12 90.109Baltimore,Maryland MLB1902-19021902-1902  
Colonel SnoverP1969-04-306-0 200 L-L 1895-05-16 73.350Hallstead,Pennsylvania MLB1919-19191919-1919  
Ed MonroeP1969-04-296-5 187 R-R 1895-02-22 74.066Louisville,Kentucky MLB1917-19181917-1918  
Joe Burg3B1969-04-285-9 150 R-R 1882-06-04 86.328Chicago,Illinois MLB1910-19101910-1910  
Harry Taylor1B1969-04-276-1 185 L-L 1907-12-26 61.123McKeesport,Pennsylvania MLB1932-19321932-1932  
Freddie MoncewiczSS1969-04-235-8 175 R-R 1903-09-01 65.235Brockton,Massachusetts MLB1928-19281928-1928  
Bob CollinsC1969-04-195-11 176 R-R 1909-09-18 59.213Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1940-19441940-1944  
Harry CassadyOF1969-04-195-8 145 L-L 1880-07-20 88.273Bellflower,Illinois MLB1904-19051904-1905  
Al KaiserOF1969-04-115-9 165 R-R 1886-08-03 82.251Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1911-19121911-1912  
Scotty RobbUMP1969-04-105-10 190 - 1908-09-23 60.199Baltimore,Maryland --  
Frank ScanlanP1969-04-096-1 175 L-L 1890-04-28 78.346Syracuse,New York MLB1909-19091909-1909  
Win NoyesP1969-04-086-0 180 R-R 1889-06-16 79.296Pleasanton,Nebraska MLB1913-19191913-1919  
Si RosenthalOF1969-04-075-9 165 L-L 1903-11-13 65.146Boston,Massachusetts MLB1925-19261925-1926  
Les WilsonOF1969-04-045-11 170 L-R 1885-07-17 83.261St. Louis,Michigan MLB1911-19111911-1911  
Chuck WardSS-3B1969-04-045-11 170 R-R 1894-07-30 74.248St. Louis,Missouri MLB1917-19221917-1922  
Charley StanceuP1969-04-036-2 190 R-R 1916-01-09 53.085Canton,Ohio MLB1941-19461941-1946  
Ben CardoniP1969-04-026-3 195 R-R 1920-08-21 48.224Jessup,Pennsylvania MLB1943-19451943-1945  
Oris HockettOF1969-03-235-9 182 L-R 1909-09-29 59.175Amboy,Indiana MLB1938-19451938-1945  
Floyd SpeerP1969-03-226-0 180 R-R 1913-01-27 56.054Booneville,Arkansas MLB1943-19441943-1944  
Pinky Higgins3B1969-03-216-1 185 R-R 1909-05-27 59.298Red Oak,Texas MLB1930-19461930-1946  
Jim ClarkOF1969-03-205-11 175 R-R 1887-12-26 81.085Brooklyn,New York MLB1911-19121911-1912  
Josh SwindellP1969-03-196-0 180 R-R 1883-07-05 85.258Rose Hill,Kansas MLB1911-19111911-1911  
Jack BradleyC1969-03-185-11 175 R-R 1893-09-20 75.179Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB1916-19161916-1916  
Jim MainsP1969-03-176-2 190 R-R 1922-06-12 46.278Bridgton,Maine MLB1943-19431943-1943  
Andy RushP1969-03-166-3 180 R-R 1889-12-26 79.080Longton,Kansas MLB1925-19251925-1925  
Nestor ChavezP1969-03-16Plane crash6-0 170 R-R 1947-07-06 21.254Chacao,Venezuela MLB1967-19671967-1967
1963-   UDFA-SFN
Heinie Zimmerman3B-2B1969-03-145-11 176 R-R 1887-02-09 82.033New York,New York MLB1907-19191907-1919  
Max RosenfeldOF1969-03-105-8 175 R-R 1902-12-23 66.077New York,New York MLB1931-19331931-1933  
Russ Wrightstone3B-1B1969-02-255-10 176 L-R 1893-03-18 75.344Bowmansdale,Pennsylvania MLB1920-19281920-1928  
Bubbles HargraveC1969-02-235-10 174 R-R 1892-07-15 76.223New Haven,Indiana MLB1913-19301913-1930  
Bill SwiftP1969-02-236-1 192 R-R 1908-01-10 61.044Elmira,New York MLB1932-19431932-1943  
Eddie MurphyOF1969-02-215-9 155 L-R 1891-10-02 77.142Hancock,New York MLB1912-19261912-1926  
Doc WhiteP1969-02-196-1 150 L-L 1879-04-09 89.316Washington,DC MLB1901-19131901-1913  
Mul HollandP1969-02-166-4 185 R-R 1903-01-06 66.041Franklin,Virginia MLB1926-19291926-1929  
Shags HoranOF1969-02-135-10 170 R-R 1895-09-06 73.160St. Louis,Missouri MLB1924-19241924-1924  
Hack SpencerP1969-02-055-7 172 R-R 1885-04-25 83.286St. Cloud,Minnesota MLB1912-19121912-1912  
Ray Schmandt1B-2B1969-02-026-1 175 R-R 1896-01-25 73.008St. Louis,Missouri MLB1915-19221915-1922  
Razor LedbetterP1969-02-016-3 190 R-R 1894-12-08 74.055Rutherford College,North Carolina MLB1915-19151915-1915  
Al SchweitzerOF1969-01-275-6 170 R-R 1882-12-23 86.035Cleveland,Ohio MLB1908-19111908-1911  
Tom ZacharyP1969-01-246-1 187 L-L 1896-05-07 72.262Graham,North Carolina MLB1918-19361918-1936  
Al BridwellSS1969-01-235-9 170 L-R 1884-01-04 85.019Friendship,Ohio MLB1905-19131905-1913  
Dick TerwilligerP1969-01-215-11 178 R-R 1906-06-27 62.208Sand Lake,Michigan MLB1932-19321932-1932  
Ray KennedyH1969-01-185-9 165 R-R 1895-05-19 73.244Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1916-19161916-1916  
Ollie FuhrmanC1969-01-115-11 185 B-R 1896-07-20 72.175Jordan,Minnesota MLB1922-19221922-1922  
Bill LobeC1969-01-075-9 178 R-R 1912-03-04 56.309Cleveland,Ohio --  
Hank OlmstedP1969-01-065-8 147 R-R 1879-01-12 89.359Sac Bay,Michigan MLB1905-19051905-1905  
Jim Viox2B1969-01-065-7 150 R-R 1890-12-30 78.007Lockland,Ohio MLB1912-19161912-1916  
Larry CheneyP1969-01-066-1 185 R-R 1886-05-02 82.249Belleville,Kansas MLB1911-19191911-1919  
Clint RoggeP1969-01-065-10 185 L-R 1889-07-19 79.171Memphis,Michigan MLB1921-19211921-1921  
Tiny OsborneP1969-01-05   L-R 1893-04-09 75.271Atlanta,Georgia MLB1922-19251922-1925