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Hank Schenz passed away on 1988-05-12
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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
Wes FlowersP1988-12-316-1 190 L-L 1913-08-13 75.140Vanndale,Arkansas MLB1940-19441940-1944  
Earl MossorP1988-12-296-1 175 L-R 1925-07-21 63.161Forbus,Tennessee MLB1951-19511951-1951  
John Happenny2B-SS1988-12-295-11 165 R-R 1901-05-18 87.225Waltham,Massachusetts MLB1923-19231923-1923  
Willie Kamm3B1988-12-215-10 170 R-R 1900-02-02 88.322San Francisco,California MLB1923-19351923-1935  
Robert FergusonP1988-12-186-1 185 R-L 1966-10-01 22.078Bassett,Virginia A1988-1988-
1988-28- 723-OAK
Joe HattenP1988-12-166-0 176 R-L 1916-11-17 72.029Bancroft,Iowa MLB1946-19521946-1952  
Bob KahleH1988-12-166-0 170 R-R 1915-11-23 73.023New Castle,Indiana MLB1938-19381938-1938  
Wally BergerOF1988-11-306-2 198 R-R 1905-10-10 83.051Chicago,Illinois MLB1930-19401930-1940  
Carl HubbellP1988-11-216-0 170 R-L 1903-06-22 85.152Carthage,Missouri MLB1928-19431928-1943  
Bob WeilandP1988-11-096-4 215 L-L 1905-12-14 82.330Chicago,Illinois MLB1928-20011928-1940  
Glenn ChapmanOF-2B1988-11-055-11 170 R-R 1906-01-21 82.288Cambridge City,Indiana MLB1934-19341934-1934  
Lefty SullivanP1988-11-016-3 204 L-L 1916-09-07 72.055Nashville,Tennessee MLB1939-19391939-1939  
Bernie WalterP1988-10-306-1 175 R-R 1908-08-15 80.076Dover,Tennessee MLB1930-19301930-1930  
Andy Cohen2B1988-10-295-8 155 R-R 1904-10-25 84.004Baltimore,Maryland MLB1926-19291926-1929  
Dave TyriverP1988-10-286-0 175 R-R 1937-10-31 50.362Oshkosh,Wisconsin MLB1962-19621962-1962
1956-   UDFA-CLE
Ben Steiner2B1988-10-275-11 165 L-R 1921-07-28 67.091Alexandria,Virginia MLB1945-19471945-1947  
Reggie Otero1B1988-10-216-0 165 L-R 1915-09-07 73.044Havana,Cuba MLB1945-19451945-1945  
Bill BurgoOF1988-10-195-8 185 R-R 1919-11-05 68.349Johnstown,Pennsylvania MLB1943-19441943-1944  
Vic RaschiP1988-10-146-1 205 R-R 1919-03-28 69.200West Springfield,Massachusetts MLB1946-19551946-1955  
Abie Hood2B1988-10-145-7 152 L-R 1903-01-31 85.256Sanford,North Carolina MLB1925-19251925-1925  
Ramon RomeroP1988-10-13Fell to his death6-4 170 L-L 1959-01-08 29.278San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1977-19861984-1985
1976-   UDFA-CLE
Boob FowlerSS1988-10-085-11 180 L-R 1900-11-11 87.331Waco,Texas MLB1923-19261923-1926  
Bob Boken2B-SS1988-10-066-2 165 R-R 1908-02-23 80.226Maryville,Illinois MLB1933-19341933-1934  
Tony OrdenanaSS1988-09-295-9 158 R-R 1918-10-30 69.334Havana,Cuba MLB1943-19431943-1943  
Bob TriceP1988-09-166-3 190 R-R 1926-08-28 62.019Newton,Georgia MLB1953-19551953-1955  
Lew KrausseP1988-09-065-11 186 R-R 1912-06-08 76.090Media,Pennsylvania MLB1931-19321931-1932  
Jim BagbyP1988-09-026-2 170 R-R 1916-09-08 71.359Cleveland,Ohio MLB1938-19471938-1947  
Ray RohwerOF1988-09-015-10 155 L-L 1895-06-05 93.088Dixon,California MLB1921-19221921-1922  
John DaleySS1988-08-315-7 155 R-R 1887-05-25 101.098Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1912-19121912-1912  
Bob DaughtersH1988-08-226-2 185 R-R 1914-08-05 74.017Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1937-19371937-1937  
Mel AlmadaOF1988-08-136-0 170 L-L 1913-02-07 75.187Huatabampo,Mexico MLB1933-19391933-1939  
Ralph Michaels3B-SS1988-08-055-10 178 R-R 1902-05-03 86.094Etna,Pennsylvania MLB1924-19261924-1926  
Bob BermanC1988-08-025-8 147 R-R 1899-01-24 89.190New York,New York --  
Al Flair1B1988-07-266-4 195 L-L 1916-07-24 72.002New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1941-19411941-1941  
Frank FillmannP1988-07-265-11 185 L-L 1949-08-27 38.333Cheverly,Maryland --
1967-37- 681-WS2
Jerry LaneP1988-07-246-0 205 R-R 1926-02-07 62.167Ashland,New York MLB1953-19551953-1955  
Joe Orengo1B-3B1988-07-246-0 185 R-R 1914-11-29 73.237San Francisco,California MLB1939-19451939-1945  
Ken PolivkaP1988-07-235-10 175 L-L 1921-01-21 67.183Chicago,Illinois MLB1947-19471947-1947  
Clyde Beck3B-2B1988-07-155-10 176 R-R 1900-01-06 88.190Bassett,California MLB1926-19311926-1931  
Whitey WittOF-SS1988-07-145-7 150 L-R 1895-09-28 92.290Orange,Massachusetts MLB1916-19261916-1926  
Ernie NevelP1988-07-106-1 200 R-R 1918-08-17 69.327Charleston,Missouri MLB1950-19531950-1953  
Frank Ellerbe3B1988-07-085-10 165 R-R 1895-12-25 92.196Marion County,South Carolina MLB1919-19241919-1924  
Lee WeyerUMP1988-07-046-6 258 - 1936-09-03 51.304Imlay City,Michigan --  
Tom DrakeP1988-07-026-1 185 R-R 1912-08-07 75.329Birmingham,Alabama MLB1939-19411939-1941  
Ed SauerOF1988-07-016-1 188 R-R 1919-01-03 69.179Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1943-19491943-1949  
Red BullockP1988-06-276-1 192 L-L 1911-10-12 76.259Biloxi,Mississippi MLB1936-19361936-1936  
Hank EdwardsOF1988-06-226-0 190 L-L 1919-01-29 69.144Elmwood Place,Ohio MLB1941-19531941-1953  
Ed LinkeP1988-06-215-11 180 R-R 1911-11-09 76.225Chicago,Illinois MLB1933-19381933-1938  
Ed MontagueSS1988-06-175-10 165 R-R 1905-07-24 82.328San Francisco,California MLB1928-19321928-1932  
Hugh WillinghamSS-3B1988-06-156-0 180 R-R 1906-05-30 82.016Dalhart,Texas MLB1930-19331930-1933  
Merle SettlemireP1988-06-125-9 156 L-L 1903-01-19 85.144Santa Fe,Ohio MLB1928-19281928-1928  
Walt ChippleOF1988-06-086-0 168 R-R 1918-09-26 69.255Utica,New York MLB1945-19451945-1945  
Belve BeanP1988-06-015-11 195 R-R 1905-04-23 83.039Mullin,Texas MLB1930-19351930-1935  
Dick StrahsP1988-05-266-0 192 L-R 1924-12-04 63.173Evanston,Illinois MLB1954-19541954-1954  
Charlie PerkinsP1988-05-256-1 175 R-L 1905-09-09 82.258Ensley,Alabama MLB1930-19341930-1934  
Ed KatalinasSCOUT1988-05-17   - 1909-09-15 78.244- --  
Hank Schenz2B-3B1988-05-12 175 R-R 1919-04-11 69.031New Richmond,Ohio MLB1946-19511946-1951  
Dom DallessandroOF1988-04-295-6 168 L-L 1913-10-03 74.208Reading,Pennsylvania MLB1937-19471937-1947  
Tommy ThomasP1988-04-275-10 175 R-R 1899-12-23 88.125Baltimore,Maryland MLB1926-19371926-1937  
Len ChurchP1988-04-226-0 190 B-R 1942-03-21 46.032Chicago,Illinois MLB1966-19661966-1966
1963-   UDFA-CHN
Ralph WinegarnerP1988-04-146-0 182 R-R 1909-10-29 78.167Benton,Kansas MLB1930-19491930-1949  
Frank Skaff1B-3B1988-04-125-10 185 R-R 1913-09-30 74.194La Crosse,Wisconsin MLB1935-19431935-1943  
Tom EarleyP1988-04-056-0 180 R-R 1917-02-19 71.045Roxbury,Massachusetts MLB1938-19451938-1945  
Charlie SnellC1988-04-045-11 160 R-R 1893-11-29 94.126Hampstead,Maryland MLB1912-19121912-1912  
Jack AragonH1988-04-045-10 176 R-R 1915-11-20 72.136Havana,Cuba --  
Ted Kluszewski1B1988-03-296-2 225 L-L 1924-09-10 63.200Argo,Illinois MLB1947-19611947-1961  
Julian MorganSCOUT1988-03-276-1 185 R-R 1918-12-22 69.095Atlanta,Georgia --  
Edd RoushOF1988-03-215-11 170 L-L 1893-05-08 94.317Oakland City,Indiana MLB1913-19311913-1931  
Jigger StatzOF1988-03-165-7 150 R-R 1897-10-20 90.147Waukegan,Illinois MLB1919-19281919-1928  
Zeb TerrySS-2B1988-03-145-8 129 R-R 1891-06-17 96.271Denison,Texas MLB1916-19221916-1922  
Art DaneyP1988-03-115-11 165 R-R 1904-07-09 83.245Talihina,Oklahoma MLB1928-19281928-1928  
Lou LegettC1988-03-065-10 166 R-R 1901-06-01 86.278New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1929-19351929-1935  
Dick RickettsP1988-03-066-7 215 L-R 1933-12-04 54.092Pottstown,Pennsylvania MLB1959-19591959-1959
1955-   UDFA-SLN
Luis MarquezOF1988-03-015-10 174 R-R 1925-10-28 62.124Aguadilla,Puerto Rico MLB1951-19541951-1954  
Harvey KuennOF-SS1988-02-286-2 190 R-R 1930-12-04 57.086West Allis,Wisconsin MLB1952-19661952-1966  
Doug HolmquistC-1B1988-02-276-2 195 R-R 1941-10-04 46.146Bridgeport,Connecticut --  
Tom OliverOF1988-02-266-0 168 R-R 1903-01-15 85.042Montgomery,Alabama MLB1930-19331930-1933  
Pete DonohueP1988-02-236-2 185 R-R 1900-11-05 87.110Athens,Texas MLB1921-19321921-1932  
Bob O'FarrellC1988-02-205-9 180 R-R 1896-10-19 91.124Waukegan,Illinois MLB1915-19351915-1935  
Bill CoxP1988-02-166-1 185 R-R 1913-06-23 74.238Ashmore,Illinois MLB1936-19401936-1940  
Jocko ThompsonP1988-02-036-0 185 L-L 1917-01-17 71.017Beverly,Massachusetts MLB1948-19511948-1951  
Red PhillipsP1988-02-016-3 195 R-R 1908-11-03 79.090Pauls Valley,Oklahoma MLB1934-19361934-1936  
Al Rubeling3B-2B1988-01-286-0 185 R-R 1913-05-10 74.263Baltimore,Maryland MLB1940-19441940-1944  
Johnny GeeP1988-01-236-9 225 L-L 1915-12-07 72.047Syracuse,New York MLB1939-19461939-1946  
Dutch KemnerP1988-01-165-10 175 R-R 1899-03-04 88.318Quincy,Illinois MLB1929-19291929-1929  
George HennesseyP1988-01-155-10 168 R-R 1907-10-28 80.079Slatington,Pennsylvania MLB1937-19451937-1945  
Ralph BuxtonP1988-01-065-11 163 R-R 1914-06-07 73.213Rainton,Saskatchewan MLB1938-19491938-1949