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Bruce Edwards passed away on 1975-04-25
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Player NamePosDeath DateDeath CauseHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft Information
Lou LowdermilkP1975-12-276-1 180 R-L 1887-02-23 88.307Sandborn,Indiana MLB1911-19991911-1912  
Russ LyonC1975-12-246-1 230 R-R 1913-06-26 62.181Ball Ground,Georgia MLB1944-19441944-1944  
Jim McGlothlinP1975-12-23Leukemia6-1 185 R-R 1943-10-06 32.078Los Angeles,California MLB1962-19731965-1973
1962-   UDFA-ANA
Rae BlaemireC1975-12-236-0 178 R-R 1911-02-08 64.318Gary,Indiana MLB1941-19411941-1941  
Bob AllenOF1975-12-185-10 180 R-R 1894-10-13 81.066Muscoda,Wisconsin MLB1919-19191919-1919  
Kerby Farrell1B1975-12-175-11 172 L-L 1913-09-03 62.105Leapwood,Tennessee MLB1943-19451943-1945  
Buster Chatham3B-SS1975-12-155-5 150 R-R 1901-12-25 73.355West,Texas MLB1930-19311930-1931  
Julie Wera3B1975-12-125-8 164 R-R 1902-02-09 73.306Winona,Minnesota MLB1927-19291927-1929  
Jeff HeathOF1975-12-09 200 L-R 1915-04-01 60.252Thunder Bay,Ontario MLB1936-19491936-1949  
Fred BlackwellC1975-12-085-10 160 L-R 1891-09-07 84.092Bowling Green,Kentucky MLB1917-19191917-1919  
Johnny CouchP1975-12-086-0 180 L-R 1891-03-31 84.252Vaughn,Montana MLB1917-19251917-1925  
Jim Stroner3B1975-12-065-10 175 R-R 1901-05-29 74.191Chicago,Illinois MLB1929-19291929-1929  
Nellie Fox2B1975-12-01Skin cancer5-9 150 L-R 1927-12-25 47.342St. Thomas,Pennsylvania MLB1947-19651947-1965  
Dave KosloP1975-12-015-11 180 L-L 1920-03-31 55.245Menasha,Wisconsin MLB1941-19551941-1955  
Red SheridanSS-2B1975-11-255-10 160 R-R 1896-11-14 79.011Brooklyn,New York MLB1918-19201918-1920  
Cecil CoombsOF1975-11-255-9 160 R-R 1888-03-18 87.252Moweaqua,Illinois MLB1914-19141914-1914  
Garland BuckeyeP1975-11-146-0 260 B-L 1897-10-16 78.029Heron Lake,Minnesota MLB1918-19281918-1928  
Ray ShepardsonC1975-11-085-11 170 R-R 1897-05-03 78.189Little Falls,New York MLB1924-19241924-1924  
Vern Morgan3B1975-11-086-1 190 L-R 1928-08-08 47.092Emporia,Virginia MLB1954-19551954-1955  
Les BackmanP1975-11-086-0 195 R-R 1888-03-20 87.233Cleves,Ohio MLB1909-19101909-1910  
Hod Kibbie2B-SS1975-10-195-10 150 R-R 1903-07-18 72.093Fort Worth,Texas MLB1925-19251925-1925  
Mickey GrassoC1975-10-156-0 195 R-R 1920-05-10 55.158Newark,New Jersey MLB1946-19551946-1955  
Swede RisbergSS1975-10-136-0 175 R-R 1894-10-13 81.000San Francisco,California MLB1917-19201917-1920  
Elmer KnetzerP1975-10-035-10 180 R-R 1885-07-22 90.073Carrick,Pennsylvania MLB1909-19171909-1917  
Charlie EmigP1975-10-026-2   R-L 1875-04-05 100.180Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1896-18961896-1896  
Casey StengelOF1975-09-295-11 175 L-L 1890-07-30 85.061Kansas City,Missouri MLB1912-19251912-1925  
Moose SoltersOF1975-09-286-0 190 R-R 1906-03-22 69.190Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1934-19431934-1943  
Chuck TompkinsP1975-09-206-0 185 R-R 1889-09-01 86.019Prescott,Arkansas MLB1912-19121912-1912  
Augie JohnsP1975-09-125-8 170 L-L 1899-09-10 76.002St. Louis,Missouri MLB1926-19271926-1927  
Ken JungelsP1975-09-096-1 180 R-R 1916-06-23 59.078Aurora,Illinois MLB1937-19421937-1942  
Irv MedlingerP1975-09-035-11 185 L-L 1927-06-18 48.077Chicago,Illinois MLB1949-19511949-1951  
Alex RemneasP1975-08-276-1 180 R-R 1886-02-21 89.187Minneapolis,Minnesota MLB1912-19151912-1915  
Ed McLaneOF1975-08-215-10 179 R-R 1881-08-20 93.001Weston,Massachusetts MLB1907-19071907-1907  
Jake MillerP1975-08-206-2 170 L-L 1898-02-28 77.173Wagram,Ohio MLB1924-19331924-1933  
Jack EnrightP1975-08-185-11 177 R-R 1895-11-29 79.263Fort Worth,Texas MLB1917-19171917-1917  
Jack SchulteSS1975-08-175-9 180 R-R 1881-11-15 93.275Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1906-19061906-1906  
Lew Riggs3B1975-08-126-0 175 L-R 1910-04-22 65.112Mebane,North Carolina MLB1934-19461934-1946  
Rollin CookP1975-08-115-9 152 R-R 1890-10-05 84.310Toledo,Ohio MLB1915-19151915-1915  
Bill MorrellP1975-08-056-0 172 R-R 1893-04-09 82.118Hyde Park,Massachusetts MLB1926-19311926-1931  
Jess BucklesP1975-08-026-2 205 L-L 1890-05-20 85.074Laverne,California MLB1916-19161916-1916  
Max FlackOF1975-07-315-7 148 L-L 1890-02-05 85.176Belleville,Illinois MLB1916-19251916-1925  
Fred SherryP1975-07-276-0 170 R-R 1889-01-13 86.195Honesdale,Pennsylvania MLB1911-19111911-1911  
Art MillsP1975-07-235-10 155 R-R 1903-03-02 72.143Utica,New York MLB1927-19281927-1928  
Ted WingfieldP1975-07-185-11 168 R-R 1899-08-07 75.345Bedford,Virginia MLB1923-19271923-1927  
Joe KieferP1975-07-055-11 190 R-R 1899-07-19 75.351West Leyden,New York MLB1920-19261920-1926  
Ed JohnsonOF1975-07-035-9 160 L-R 1899-03-31 76.094Morganfield,Kentucky MLB1920-19201920-1920  
Red JonesOF1975-06-306-3 190 L-R 1911-11-02 63.241Timpson,Texas MLB1940-19401940-1940  
Marty CallaghanOF1975-06-235-10 157 L-L 1900-06-09 75.014Norwood,Massachusetts MLB1922-19301922-1930  
Sid GordonOF-3B1975-06-175-10 185 R-R 1917-08-13 57.308Brooklyn,New York MLB1941-19551941-1955  
Clint CourtneyC1975-06-165-8 180 L-R 1927-03-16 48.092Hall Summit,Louisiana MLB1951-19611951-1961  
Ownie CarrollP1975-06-08 165 R-R 1902-11-11 72.209Kearny,New Jersey MLB1925-19341925-1934  
Drew RaderP1975-06-056-2 187 R-L 1901-05-14 74.022Elmira,New York MLB1921-19211921-1921  
Spoke EmeryOF1975-06-025-9 165 R-R 1898-12-10 76.174Bay City,Michigan MLB1924-19241924-1924  
Bert ColeP1975-05-306-1 180 L-L 1896-07-01 78.333San Francisco,California MLB1921-19271921-1927  
Bruce HartfordSS1975-05-256-0 190 R-R 1892-05-14 83.011Chicago,Illinois MLB1914-19141914-1914  
Lefty GroveP1975-05-226-3 190 L-L 1900-03-06 75.077Lonaconing,Maryland MLB1925-19411925-1941  
Sig BroskieC1975-05-175-11 200 R-R 1911-03-23 64.055Iselin,Pennsylvania MLB1940-19401940-1940  
Johnny GoochC1975-05-155-11 175 B-R 1897-11-09 77.187Smyrna,Tennessee MLB1921-19331921-1933  
Les Burke2B1975-05-065-9 168 L-R 1902-12-18 72.139Lynn,Massachusetts MLB1923-19261923-1926  
Bruce EdwardsC1975-04-255-7 194 R-R 1923-07-15 51.285Quincy,Illinois MLB1946-19561946-1956  
Wes Kingdon3B-SS1975-04-195-8 148 R-R 1900-07-04 74.289Los Angeles,California MLB1932-19321932-1932  
Jack Burns1B1975-04-185-10 175 L-L 1907-08-31 67.231Cambridge,Massachusetts MLB1930-19361930-1936  
Frank WayenbergP1975-04-166-0 172 R-R 1898-08-27 76.232Franklin,Kansas MLB1924-19241924-1924  
Dutch Schliebner1B1975-04-155-10 180 R-R 1891-05-19 83.332Charlottenburg,Germany MLB1923-19231923-1923  
Jim PetersonP1975-04-086-0 200 R-R 1908-08-18 66.233Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1931-19371931-1937  
Sugar CainP1975-04-035-11 190 L-R 1907-04-05 67.364Macon,Georgia MLB1932-19381932-1938  
Hy Gunning1B1975-03-286-1 189 L-R 1888-08-06 86.234Maplewood,New Jersey MLB1911-19111911-1911  
Oscar FuhrP1975-03-276-0 176 L-L 1893-08-22 81.217Defiance,Missouri MLB1921-19251921-1925  
Harley YoungP1975-03-266-2 169 R-R 1883-09-28 91.180Portland,Indiana MLB1908-19081908-1908  
Joe MedwickOF1975-03-215-10 187 R-R 1911-11-24 63.118Carteret,New Jersey MLB1932-19481932-1948  
Whitey OckC1975-03-185-11 180 R-R 1912-03-17 63.001Brooklyn,New York MLB1935-19351935-1935  
Tracy Baker1B1975-03-14Heart failure6-1 180 R-R 1891-11-07 83.128Pendleton,Oregon MLB1911-19111911-1911  
Red MarionOF1975-03-136-2 175 R-R 1914-03-14 60.364Richburg,South Carolina MLB1935-19431935-1943  
Dick LanahanP1975-03-126-0 186 L-L 1911-09-27 63.167Washington,DC MLB1935-19411935-1941  
Lefty ClarkeP1975-03-115-11 180 B-L 1896-03-08 79.003Clarksville,Maryland MLB1921-19211921-1921  
Joe BenesIF1975-03-075-8 158 R-R 1901-01-08 74.058Long Island City,New York MLB1931-19311931-1931  
Scat Metha2B-3B1975-03-025-11 165 R-R 1913-12-13 61.079Los Angeles,California MLB1940-19401940-1940  
Steve FilipowiczOF1975-02-215-8 195 R-R 1921-06-28 53.238Donora,Pennsylvania MLB1944-19481944-1948  
George TwomblyOF1975-02-175-9 165 R-R 1892-06-04 82.258Boston,Massachusetts MLB1914-19191914-1919  
Dutch MeleOF1975-02-126-0 195 L-L 1915-01-11 60.032New York,New York MLB1937-19371937-1937  
Ad SwiglerP1975-02-055-10 180 R-R 1895-09-21 79.137Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1917-19171917-1917  
Steve WhiteP1975-01-295-10 160 R-R 1884-12-21 90.039Dorchester,Massachusetts MLB1912-19121912-1912  
Pat TobinP1975-01-216-1 198 R-R 1916-01-28 58.359Hermitage,Arkansas MLB1941-19411941-1941  
Frank KalinOF1975-01-126-0 200 R-R 1917-10-03 57.101Steubenville,Ohio MLB1940-19431940-1943  
Walton CruiseOF1975-01-096-0 175 L-R 1890-05-06 84.248Childersburg,Alabama MLB1914-19241914-1924  
Curt FullertonP1975-01-096-0 162 L-R 1898-09-13 76.118Ellsworth,Maine MLB1921-19331921-1933  
Don WilsonP1975-01-056-3 205 R-R 1945-02-12 29.327Monroe,Louisiana MLB1964-19741966-1974
1964-   UDFA-HOU
Jim Poole1B1975-01-026-0 175 L-R 1895-05-12 79.235Taylorsville,North Carolina MLB1925-19271925-1927