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Ed McGhee passed away on 1986-02-13
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Top Major Leaguers Has not played in MLB Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks
Player NamePosDeath DateDeath CauseHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft Information
Jack WallaesaSS1986-12-276-3 191 B-R 1919-08-31 67.118Easton,Pennsylvania MLB1940-19481940-1948  
Joe DeSa1B1986-12-20Car accident5-11 170 L-L 1959-07-27 27.146Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1977-19861980-1985
1977- 3-  58-SLN
Al StokesC1986-12-195-9 175 R-R 1900-01-01 86.352Chicago,Illinois MLB1925-19261925-1926  
Bill ShannerP1986-12-186-1 195 L-R 1894-11-04 92.044Oakland City,Indiana MLB1920-19201920-1920  
Jake CaulfieldSS1986-12-165-11 170 R-R 1917-11-23 69.023Los Angeles,California MLB1946-19461946-1946  
Johnny WyrostekOF1986-12-126-2 180 L-R 1919-07-12 67.153Fairmont City,Illinois MLB1942-19541942-1954  
Pip KoehlerOF1986-12-085-10 165 R-R 1902-01-16 84.326Gilbert,Pennsylvania MLB1925-19251925-1925  
John BogartP1986-12-076-2 195 R-R 1900-09-21 86.077Bloomsburg,Pennsylvania MLB1920-19201920-1920  
George AbramsP1986-12-055-9 170 R-R 1899-11-09 87.026Seattle,Washington MLB1923-19231923-1923  
Bob MoorheadP1986-12-036-1 208 R-R 1938-01-23 48.314Chambersburg,Pennsylvania MLB1962-19651962-1965
1958-   UDFA-CIN
Roy BrunerP1986-11-306-0 165 R-R 1917-02-10 69.293Cecilia,Kentucky MLB1939-19411939-1941  
Les WebberP1986-11-136-0 185 R-R 1915-05-06 71.191Kelseyville,California MLB1942-19481942-1948  
Dixie UprightH1986-11-136-0 175 L-L 1926-05-30 60.167Kannapolis,North Carolina MLB1953-19531953-1953  
Rocky StoneP1986-11-126-0 200 R-R 1918-08-23 68.081Redding,California MLB1943-19431943-1943  
John MiddletonP1986-11-036-1 185 L-L 1900-04-11 86.206Mount Calm,Texas MLB1922-19221922-1922  
Ed HolleyP1986-10-266-1 195 R-R 1899-07-23 87.095Benton,Kentucky MLB1928-19341928-1934  
Paul GehrmanP1986-10-236-0 195 R-R 1912-05-03 74.173Marquam,Oregon MLB1937-19371937-1937  
George PipgrasP1986-10-196-1 185 R-R 1899-12-20 86.303Ida Grove,Iowa MLB1923-19351923-1935  
Larry KopfSS1986-10-155-9 160 B-R 1890-11-03 95.346Bristol,Connecticut MLB1913-19231913-1923  
Norm Cash1B1986-10-12Drowned6-0 190 L-L 1934-11-10 51.336Justiceburg,Texas MLB1955-19741958-1974  
Russ Van AttaP1986-10-106-0 184 L-L 1906-06-21 80.111Augusta,New Jersey MLB1933-19391933-1939  
Jo-Jo WhiteOF1986-10-095-11 165 L-R 1909-06-01 77.130Red Oak,Georgia MLB1932-19441932-1944  
Max SurkontP1986-10-086-0 205 R-R 1922-06-16 64.114Central Falls,Rhode Island MLB1949-19571949-1957  
Vince DiMaggioOF1986-10-035-11 183 R-R 1912-09-06 74.027Martinez,California MLB1937-19461937-1946  
Heinie Mueller2B-3B1986-10-035-6 167 B-R 1912-07-20 74.075St. Louis,Missouri MLB1938-19411938-1941  
Artie GoreUMP1986-09-295-9 170 - 1907-11-13 78.321Cambridge,Massachusetts --  
Chuck Sheerin2B-3B1986-09-275-11 198 R-R 1909-04-17 77.163Brooklyn,New York MLB1936-19361936-1936  
Jim Shilling2B1986-09-125-11 175 R-R 1914-05-14 72.121Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB1939-19391939-1939  
Otho NitcholasP1986-09-116-0 190 R-R 1908-09-13 77.363McKinney,Texas MLB1945-19451945-1945  
Hank Greenberg1B-OF1986-09-046-3 210 R-R 1911-01-01 75.246New York,New York MLB1930-19471930-1947  
Jim WilsonP1986-09-026-1 200 R-R 1922-02-20 64.194San Diego,California MLB1945-19581945-1958
1943-   UDFA-BOS
Bill HigdonOF1986-08-306-1 193 L-R 1924-04-27 62.125Camp Hill,Alabama MLB1949-19491949-1949  
George DiehlP1986-08-246-2 196 R-R 1918-02-25 68.180Emmaus,Pennsylvania MLB1942-19431942-1943  
Charlie EckertP1986-08-225-10 165 R-R 1897-08-08 89.014Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1919-19221919-1922  
Walt LanfranconiP1986-08-185-7 155 R-R 1916-11-09 69.282Barre,Vermont MLB1941-19471941-1947  
Sammy VickOF1986-08-175-10 163 R-R 1895-04-12 91.127Batesville,Mississippi MLB1917-19211917-1921  
Tom GormanP1986-08-116-2 200 R-L 1919-03-16 67.148New York,New York MLB1939-19391939-1939  
Clarence MaddernOF1986-08-096-1 185 R-R 1921-09-26 64.317Bisbee,Arizona MLB1946-19511946-1951  
Robert Welz1B1986-08-026-1 214 L-L 1946-02-11 40.172Dorchester,Massachusetts --
1966- 6- 114-DET
Mickey Heath1B1986-07-306-0 175 L-L 1903-10-30 82.274Toledo,Ohio MLB1931-19321931-1932  
Cliff MeltonP1986-07-286-5 203 L-L 1912-01-03 74.207Brevard,North Carolina MLB1937-19441937-1944  
Joe OeschgerP1986-07-286-0 190 R-R 1892-05-24 94.065Chicago,Illinois MLB1914-19251914-1925  
Bud HafeyOF1986-07-276-0 185 R-R 1912-08-06 73.355Berkeley,California MLB1935-19391935-1939  
Webb SchultzP1986-07-265-11 172 R-R 1898-01-31 88.176Wautoma,Wisconsin MLB1924-19241924-1924  
Ted LyonsP1986-07-255-11 200 B-R 1900-12-28 85.209Lake Charles,Louisiana MLB1923-19461923-1946  
Bill SteineckeC1986-07-205-8 175 R-R 1907-02-07 79.163Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1931-19311931-1931  
Wally HolborowP1986-07-145-11 187 R-R 1913-11-30 72.226New York,New York MLB1944-19481944-1948  
Harl MaggertOF-3B1986-07-106-0 190 R-R 1914-05-04 72.067Los Angeles,California MLB1938-19381938-1938  
Red LucasP1986-07-095-9 170 L-R 1902-04-28 84.072Columbia,Tennessee MLB1923-19381923-1938  
Skeeter WebbSS-2B1986-07-085-9 150 R-R 1909-11-04 76.246Meridian,Mississippi MLB1938-19481938-1948  
Johnny CooneyOF-P1986-07-085-10 165 R-L 1901-03-18 85.112Cranston,Rhode Island MLB1921-19441921-1944  
Eddie YuhasP1986-07-066-1 180 R-R 1924-08-05 61.335Youngstown,Ohio MLB1952-19531952-1953  
Oscar Roettger1B-P1986-07-046-0 170 R-R 1900-02-19 86.135St. Louis,Missouri MLB1923-19321923-1932  
Bill McCahanP1986-07-035-11 200 R-R 1921-06-07 65.026Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1946-19491946-1949  
Peanuts LowreyOF1986-07-025-8 170 R-R 1917-08-27 68.309Culver City,California MLB1942-19551942-1955  
Loy HanningP1986-06-246-2 175 R-R 1917-10-18 68.249Bunker,Missouri MLB1939-19421939-1942  
Arnie PortocarreroP1986-06-216-3 196 R-R 1931-07-05 54.352New York,New York MLB1954-19601954-1960
1949-   UDFA-PHA
Jesse WintersP1986-06-056-1 165 R-R 1893-12-22 92.165Stephenville,Texas MLB1919-19231919-1923  
Joe MulliganP1986-06-056-4 210 R-R 1913-07-31 72.309Weymouth,Massachusetts MLB1934-19341934-1934  
Dixie McArthurP1986-05-316-1 185 R-R 1892-02-01 94.120Vernon,Alabama MLB1914-19141914-1914  
Taylor DouthitOF1986-05-285-11 175 R-R 1901-04-22 85.036Little Rock,Arkansas MLB1923-19331923-1933  
Paul FlorenceC1986-05-286-1 185 B-R 1900-04-22 86.036Chicago,Illinois MLB1926-19261926-1926  
Hugh McMullenC1986-05-236-1 180 B-R 1901-12-16 84.158LaCygne,Kansas MLB1925-19291925-1929  
Spades WoodP1986-05-185-10 150 L-L 1909-01-13 77.125Spartanburg,South Carolina MLB1930-19311930-1931  
Frank O'Rourke3B-SS1986-05-145-10 165 R-R 1894-11-28 91.167Hamilton,Ontario MLB1912-19311912-1931  
Joe SparmaP1986-05-146-0 195 R-R 1942-02-04 44.099Massillon,Ohio MLB1964-19701964-1970
1963-   UDFA-DET
Tom TurnerC1986-05-146-2 195 R-R 1916-09-08 69.248Custer County,Oklahoma MLB1940-19441940-1944  
Len Schulte3B-2B1986-05-065-10 160 R-R 1916-12-05 69.152St. Charles,Missouri MLB1944-19461944-1946  
Hal Luby3B-2B1986-05-045-10 185 R-R 1913-06-13 72.325Blackfoot,Idaho MLB1936-19441936-1944  
Paul RichardsC1986-05-046-1 180 R-R 1908-11-21 77.164Waxahachie,Texas MLB1932-19461932-1946  
Ed WellsP1986-05-01 183 L-L 1900-06-07 85.328Ashland,Ohio MLB1923-19341923-1934  
Pat SeereyOF1986-04-285-10 200 R-R 1923-03-17 63.042Wilburton,Oklahoma MLB1943-19491943-1949  
Marty KarowSS-3B1986-04-275-10 170 R-R 1904-07-18 81.283Braddock,Pennsylvania MLB1927-19271927-1927  
Eddie FeinbergSS-2B1986-04-205-9 165 B-R 1917-09-29 68.203Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1938-19391938-1939  
George DurningOF1986-04-185-11 175 R-R 1898-05-09 87.344Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1925-19251925-1925  
Doc LandOF1986-04-145-11 165 L-L 1903-05-14 82.336Binnsville,Mississippi MLB1929-19291929-1929  
Luther HarvelOF1986-04-105-11 180 R-R 1905-09-30 80.192Cambria,Illinois MLB1928-19281928-1928  
Dick KokosOF1986-04-095-8 170 L-L 1928-02-26 58.043Chicago,Illinois MLB1948-19541948-1954  
Mel BosserP1986-03-266-0 173 R-R 1920-02-08 66.047Johnstown,Pennsylvania MLB1945-19451945-1945  
George GrantP1986-03-255-11 175 R-R 1903-01-06 83.078East Tallassee,Alabama MLB1923-19311923-1931  
Hank GramppP1986-03-246-1 185 R-R 1903-09-28 82.178New York,New York MLB1927-19291927-1929  
Bill PattonC1986-03-156-2 180 R-R 1912-10-07 73.159Cornwall,Pennsylvania MLB1935-19351935-1935  
Jack Warner3B-2B1986-03-135-9 165 R-R 1903-08-29 82.197Evansville,Indiana MLB1925-19331925-1933  
Fred HancockSS1986-03-125-8 170 R-R 1920-03-28 65.349Allenport,Pennsylvania MLB1949-19491949-1949  
Jimmy MooreOF1986-03-076-0 187 R-R 1903-04-24 82.318Paris,Tennessee MLB1930-19311930-1931  
Paul CastnerP1986-03-035-11 187 L-L 1897-02-16 89.015St. Paul,Minnesota MLB1923-19231923-1923  
Jocko CollinsSCOUT1986-03-02   - 1905-11-13 80.109New York,New York --  
George SusceC1986-02-255-11 200 R-R 1907-08-13 78.196Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1929-19441929-1944  
Bob Rice3B1986-02-205-10 170 R-R 1899-05-28 86.268Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1926-19261926-1926  
Red RuffingP1986-02-176-1 205 R-R 1904-05-03 81.290Granville,Illinois MLB1924-19471924-1947  
Ed McGheeOF1986-02-135-11 170 R-R 1924-09-29 61.137Perry,Arkansas MLB1950-19551950-1955  
Tom GrubbsP1986-01-286-2 165 R-R 1894-02-22 91.340Mount Sterling,Kentucky MLB1920-19201920-1920  
John BoozerP1986-01-24Hodgkin's Disease6-3 205 R-R 1938-07-06 47.202Columbia,South Carolina MLB1962-19691962-1969
1958-   UDFA-PHI
Fred Thomas3B1986-01-155-10 160 R-R 1892-12-19 93.027Milwaukee,Wisconsin MLB1918-19201918-1920  
Mike GarciaP1986-01-136-1 200 R-R 1923-11-17 62.057San Gabriel,California MLB1948-19611948-1961  
Eddie SolomonP1986-01-126-3 190 R-R 1951-02-09 34.337Perry,Georgia MLB1969-19831973-1982
1969-   UDFA-LAN
Roy JohnsonP1986-01-106-0 185 R-R 1895-10-01 90.101Madill,Oklahoma MLB1918-19181918-1918  
Joe BurnsC1986-01-076-0 175 R-R 1900-02-25 85.316Trenton,New Jersey MLB1924-19241924-1924  
Dave MoreyP1986-01-046-0 185 L-R 1889-02-25 96.313Malden,Massachusetts MLB1913-19131913-1913  
Chico HernandezC1986-01-036-0 195 R-R 1916-01-03 70.000Havana,Cuba MLB1942-19431942-1943  
Bob FinleyC1986-01-026-1 200 R-R 1915-11-25 70.038Ennis,Texas MLB1943-19441943-1944  
Bill VeeckEXEC1986-01-02   - 1914-02-09 71.327Chicago,Illinois --  
Bill HallC1986-01-015-11 165 L-R 1928-07-30 57.155Moultrie,Georgia MLB1954-19581954-1958