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Deaths in Baseball

+ Recent deaths
  • This list of deaths are for baseball people who were included in the TBC database based on Player Inclusion Rules.
  • The MLB deaths will be close to complete but may not be updated immediately after news of death is released. The non-MLB deaths are updated as information is received from various sources.
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    Recently recorded Deaths

    Person NamePositionHigh LevelBirth PlaceBorn DateDeath DateAgeYears PlayedMLB Years*
    Miguel GonzalezPMLBHavana,Cuba1986-09-232017-11-2431.0622014-20152014-2014
    Bob BorkowskiOFMLBDayton,Ohio1926-01-272017-11-1891.2951950-19551950-1955
    Jim RiveraOFMLBNew York,New York1922-07-222017-11-1395.1141952-19611952-1961
    Bobby Doerr2BMLBLos Angeles,California1918-04-072017-11-1399.2201937-19511937-1951
    Claude BrodeurPA-Charlotte,North Carolina1960-01-152017-11-1157.3011980-1981-
    Rance Pless1B-3BMLBGreeneville,Tennessee1925-12-062017-11-1191.3401956-19561956-1956
    Don PrincePMLBClarkton,North Carolina1938-04-052017-11-0879.2171962-19621962-1962
    Roy HalladayPMLBDenver,Colorado1977-05-142017-11-0740.1771995-20131998-2013
    Rick StelmaszekCMLBChicago,Illinois1948-10-082017-11-0669.0291968-19781971-1974
    Gene VerbleSS-2BMLBConcord,North Carolina1928-06-292017-11-0489.1281951-19531951-1953
    Ritchie MirowskiPAASan Mateo,California1989-04-302017-11-0428.1882008-2016-
    Bob TalbotOFMLBVisalia,California1927-06-062017-10-3190.1471953-19541953-1954
    Al RichterSSMLBNorfolk,Virginia1927-02-072017-10-2990.2641951-19511951-1951
    Ross PowellPMLBGrand Rapids,Michigan1968-01-242017-10-2549.2751989-19961993-1995
    Bob KlossP-3BDetroit,Michigan1948-04-222017-10-2369.184--
    Chuck ChurnPMLBBridgetown,Virginia1930-02-012017-10-2187.2621957-19591957-1959
    Herb RaybournSCOUTSan Francisco,California1935--2017-10-21---
    Don Lyons1BAASan Francisco,California1954-10-072017-10-2063.0131973-1978-
    Douglas SpectorPA-Norwalk,California1960-08-272017-10-2057.0541983-1984-
    Roger PatokaCPlover,Wisconsin1959-08-312017-10-1958.049--
    Paul KurpielOFDayton,Ohio1951--2017-10-18---
    Ryan DanlyPACedar Rapids,Iowa1981-06-232017-10-1736.1162001-2004-
    Ed BarnowskiPMLBScranton,Pennsylvania1943-08-232017-10-1774.0551965-19661965-1966
    Daniel WebbPMLBPaducah,Kentucky1989-08-182017-10-1428.0572009-20162013-2016
    Timothy Johnson1BRK-1962-06-172017-10-1155.1161982-1982-
    Mike McQueenPMLBOklahoma City,Oklahoma1950-08-302017-10-0967.0401968-19771969-1974
    Don LockOFMLBWichita,Kansas1936-07-272017-10-0881.0731962-19691962-1969
    Jim LandisOFMLBFresno,California1934-03-092017-10-0783.2121957-19671957-1967
    John HerrnsteinOF-1BMLBHampton,Virginia1938-03-312017-10-0379.1861962-19661962-1966
    Bobby BrattonSSIndColumbia,Tennessee1986-07-012017-10-0231.0932008-2008-
    Solly Hemus2BMLBPhoenix,Arizona1923-04-172017-10-0294.1681949-19591949-1959
    Jere SchulerPALampeter,Pennsylvania1958-10-162017-09-3058.3491977-1978-
    Mike IbarguenPNCAAPasadena,Texas1952-08-212017-09-2065.0301971-1971-
    Garry HillPMLBRutherfordton,North Carolina1946-11-032017-09-2070.3211967-19691969-1969
    Mickey HarringtonHHattiesburg,Mississippi1934-10-082017-09-2082.347--
    Ed PhillipsPMLBArdmore,Oklahoma1944-09-202017-09-2073.0001970-19701970-1970
    Miguel GonzalezPRKBani,Dominican Republic1995-09-292017-09-1821.3552015-2016-
    Dave Hilton3B-2BMLBUvalde,Texas1950-09-152017-09-1767.0021971-19811972-1975
    Elby BushongC-1BGlobe,Arizona1944-09-082017-09-1173.003--
    Mel DidierSCOUTMarksville,Louisiana1926-06-252017-09-1091.077--
    Gene MichaelSSMLBKent,Ohio1938-06-022017-09-0779.0971959-19751966-1975
    Billy WilliamsPInd-1970-08-292017-09-0547.0071994-1996-
    Jerald GainesOFA+Norfolk,Virginia1952-02-102017-09-0565.2081975-1978-
    Tom WrightOFMLBShelby,North Carolina1923-09-222017-09-0593.3491948-19561948-1956
    Paul Schaal3BMLBPittsburgh,Pennsylvania1943-03-032017-09-0174.1821962-19741964-1974
    Stan SwansonOFMLBYuba City,California1944-05-192017-09-0173.1051971-19711971-1971
    Rob PiscettaPA+New Milford,Connecticut1965-11-162017-08-2751.2841984-1989-
    Kevin JoycePA+-1958-08-022017-08-2459.0221978-1980-
    Joe Klein1B-OFBaltimore,Maryland1942-08-222017-08-2375.001--
    Matthew Salvesen1BRKWausau,Wisconsin1979-11-182017-08-2037.2762000-2001-


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