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This section contains a collection of baseball lists ranging from awards to feats to the bizarre to the impressive. Click on the topic below to see related players. The tag names will also appear on the player's page.
Nick AdenhartMLB2008-20092005-20098/24/1986Hagerstown, Maryland6-4190RRCar accident
Harry AgganisMLB1954-19551954-19554/20/1929Lynn, Massachusetts6-2200LLDied of a pulmonary embolism ten days after suffering from Pneumonia.
Steve BechlerMLB2002-20021998-200211/18/1979Medford, Oregon6-2207RRHeatstroke combined with Ephedra
Walt BondMLB1960-19671960-196710/19/1937Denmark, Tennessee6-7228LRDied of leukemia
Tiny BonhamMLB1940-19491940-19498/16/1913Ione, California6-2215RRDied 18 days after his last start on August 28th after an appendectormy and stomach surgery.
Lyman BostockMLB1975-19781972-197811/22/1950Birmingham, Alabama6-1180LRWas killed while in the backseat of a car after the estranged husband of the woman he was with shot him. Bostock had just met the woman.
Hal CarlsonMLB1917-19301917-19305/17/1892Rockford, Illinois6-0180RRDied in his hotal room of an internal hemorrhage.
Ray ChapmanMLB1912-19201912-19201/15/1891Beaver Dam, Kentucky5-10170RRHit in the head by a pitch thrown by Carl Mays during a game.
Roberto ClementeMLB1955-19721954-19728/18/1934Carolina, Puerto Rico5-11175RRPlane Crash while delivering relief supplies to Nicaragua
Mike CoolbaughMLB2001-20021990-20066/5/1972Binghamton, New York6-1185RRWhile coaching in the first base box, was hit with a batted ball
Tim CrewsMLB1987-19921981-19924/3/1961Tampa, Florida6-0192RRBoating accident during spring training on an off-day along with Steve Olin
Mike DarrMLB1999-20011994-20013/21/1976Corona, California6-3205LRCar crash while driving to spring training
Jake DaubertMLB1910-19241910-19244/7/1884Shamokin, Pennsylvania5-10160LLDied after complications during an appendectormy after the 1924 season
Ed DelahantyMLB1903-19031903-190310/30/1867Cleveland, Ohio6-1170RRWas swept over Niagara Falls after being kicked off a train. He crossed the International bridge near Niagara Falls and then fell or jumped off the bridge.
Joe DeSaMLB1980-19851977-19867/27/1959Honolulu, Hawaii5-11170LLAutomotible accident in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Neal FinnMLB1930-19331930-19331/24/1904Brooklyn, New York5-11168RRDied during the season after surgery to repair an ulcer.
Danny FrisellaMLB1967-19761966-19763/4/1946San Francisco, California6-0195LRDune Buggy accident
Tom GastallMLB1955-19561955-19566/13/1932Fall River, Massachusetts6-2187RRWas piloting a plane that crashed into Chesapeake Bay.
Marv GoodwinMLB1916-19251916-19251/16/1891Gordonsville, Virginia5-11168RRCrashed his plane in a training exercise with the Army air force reserves
Gregory HalmanMLB2010-20112005-20118/26/1987Haarlem, Netherlands6-4192RRMurdered (stabbed) in the Netherlands
Josh HancockMLB2002-20071997-20074/11/1978Cleveland, Mississippi6-3217RRCrashed his car into a tow truck helping another car on the highway
Clyde HatterMLB1935-19371935-19378/7/1908Poplar Hill, Kentucky5-11170RLReported to have had a heart attack
Willard HershbergerMLB1938-19401938-19405/28/1910Lemoncove, California5-10167RRCommitted suicide during the 1940 season.
Herman HillMLB1969-19701969-197010/12/1945Tuskegee, Alabama6-2190LRDrowned during the 1970 off-season in Venezuela
Ken HubbsMLB1961-19631961-196312/23/1941Riverside, California6-2175RRPlane crash
Joe KennedyMLB2001-20071998-20075/24/1979La Mesa, California6-4225RLDied of hypertensive heart disease in the middle of the night during the 2007 off-season
Darryl KileMLB1991-20021987-200212/2/1968Garden Grove, California6-5212RRDied of a heart attack in a Chicago hotel room during a road series against the Cubs.
Len KoeneckeMLB1932-19351932-19351/18/1904Baraboo, Wisconsin5-11180LRWas hit over the head and killed with a fire extinguisher during a fight on a plane he chartered.
Frank LearyMLB1907-19071907-19072/26/1881Wayland, Massachusetts0R?
Joe LeonardMLB1914-19191914-191911/15/1894West Chicago, Illinois5-7156LRDied of a ruptured appendix during the 1920 season
Walt LerianMLB1928-19291928-19292/10/1903Baltimore, Maryland5-11170RRHit by a runaway truck on the streets of Baltimore after the 1929 season.
Cory LidleMLB1997-20061991-20063/22/1972Hollywood, California5-11180RRCrashed his plane into a New York residential building with a flight instructor at the end of the 2006 season.
Austin McHenryMLB1918-19221918-19229/22/1895c, Ohio5-11152RRDied of a brain tumor
Mike MileyMLB1975-19761974-19763/30/1953Yazoo City, Mississippi6-1185BRAutomobile Accident
Bob MooseMLB1967-19761965-197610/9/1947Export, Pennsylvania6-0200RRKilled in a car accident in Ohio on his 29th birthday after the season.
Thurman MunsonMLB1969-19791968-19796/7/1947Akron, Ohio5-11191RRDied in a plane crash while he was practicing takeoffs and landings.
John OdomA-2004-20081/6/1982Atlanta, Georgia6-2185RRHeroin overdose
Steve OlinMLB1989-19921984-199210/4/1965Portland, Oregon6-3185RRBoating accident during spring training on an off-day along with Tim Crews
Charlie PeeteMLB1956-19561956-19562/22/1929Franklin, Virginia5-9190LRPlane crash during off-season en route to playing winter league baseball.
Doc PowersMLB1903-19091903-19099/22/1870Pittsfield, Massachusetts0RRCrashed into a wall while chasing a foul ball and later died of complications from suergeries, two weeks later becoming the first MLB to suffer a fatal on-field injury.
Chico RuizMLB1964-19711964-197112/5/1938Santo Domingo, Cuba6-0173BRCar accident
Jimmy SebringMLB1903-19091903-19093/22/1882Liberty, Pennsylvania6-0180LRDied of brighs disease after the 1909 season
Mike SharpersonMLB1987-19951982-199610/4/1961Orangeburg, South Carolina6-3190RRCar accident while playing for Las Vegas of the International League.
Dernell StensonMLB2003-20031996-20036/17/1978LaGrange, Georgia6-1215LLWas murdered while playing in the Arizona Fall League in Chandler, Arizona.
Danny ThompsonMLB1970-19761968-19762/1/1947Wichita, Kansas6-0183RRDied of leukemia after the 1976 season
Dick WantzMLB1965-19651965-19654/11/1940South Gate, California6-5175RRDied of an inoperable brain tumor during the 1965 season
Don WilsonMLB1966-19741964-19742/12/1945Monroe, Louisiana6-3205RRCarbon monoxide poisoning
Cliff YoungMLB1990-19931983-19938/2/1964Willis, Texas6-4200LLTruck crash in Texas

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