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  • 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*
    Russ GoetzUMPMcKeesport,Pennsylvania1930-05-312017-03-1586.288--
    Bob BrucePMLBDetroit,Michigan1933-05-182017-03-1583.3011959-19671959-1967
    Charles Van Camp1B-3B-1945--2017-03-10---
    Bill HandsPMLBHackensack,New Jersey1940-05-062017-03-0976.3071959-19751965-1975
    Joseph GalantePAA-1953--2017-03-09-1977-1979-
    Daniel JacobsPRk-1956--2017-03-03-1979-1979-
    Craig BromannPGlen Ellyn,Illinois1950--2017-03-02---
    Larry EdwardsP-1944-09-062017-02-2672.173--
    Ned GarverPMLBNey,Ohio1925-12-252017-02-2691.0631948-19611948-1961
    Jose FelominaSCOUT-2017-02-23---
    Steve LoiselleC-1951--2017-02-22---
    Harry MacPhersonPMLBNorth Andover,Massachusetts1926-07-102017-02-1990.2241944-19441944-1944
    Charley TaylorPCovington,Kentucky1947-12-222017-02-1869.058--
    Jeffrey SchreckPRkBradenton,Florida1958-10-242017-02-1658.1151977-1977-
    Tommy DarrellPAADunbar,Pennsylvania1976-07-212017-02-1340.2071995-2001-
    Ron CorbettPMedford,Massachusetts1949--2017-02-12---
    Robert LucasCOACH-2017-02-08---
    Mark BrownsonPMLBLake Worth,Florida1975-06-172017-02-0141.2291994-20041998-2000
    Bob BowmanOFMLBLaytonville,California1931-05-102017-01-2785.2621955-19591955-1959
    Steven Glaum9RkSanta Cruz,California1954-11-262017-01-2462.0591977-1977-
    Luis MartinezOF-CAA-1966-06-112017-01-2250.2251985-1991-
    Yordano VenturaPMLBSamana,Dominican Republic1991-06-032017-01-2225.2332010-20162013-2016
    Andy Marte3BMLBVilla Tapia,Dominican Republic1983-11-212017-01-2233.0622001-20142005-2014
    Ken WrightPMLBPensacola,Florida1946-09-042017-01-2170.1391964-19811970-1974
    Walt StreuliCMLBMemphis,Tennessee1935-09-262017-01-1981.1151954-19561954-1956
    Red AdamsPMLBParlier,California1921-10-072017-01-1895.1031946-19461946-1946
    Dick StarrPMLBKittanning,Pennsylvania1921-03-022017-01-1895.3221947-19511947-1951
    Bill ChampionPMLBShelby,North Carolina1947-09-182017-01-1769.1211965-19771969-1976
    Dave AldrichPNewburgh,New York1947-04-122017-01-1669.279--
    Dan O'BrienEXEC-1930--2017-01-16---
    Russ StachlerSSRupert,Idaho1966-08-082017-01-1550.160--
    Jackie BrownPMLBHoldenville,Oklahoma1943-05-312017-01-0873.2221970-19781970-1977
    Will Green1B-3BTuskegee,Alabama1972-11-012017-01-0744.067--
    Bob Sadowski3B-OFMLBSt. Louis,Missouri1937-01-152017-01-0679.3561960-19631960-1963
    Greg Jelks3B-1BMLBCherokee,Alabama1961-08-162017-01-0655.1431982-20011987-1987
    Stan ZielinskiSCOUT-1953--2017-01-05---
    Daryl SpencerSS-2BMLBWichita,Kansas1929-07-132017-01-0287.1731952-19631952-1963
    Chris CannizzaroCMLBOakland,California1938-05-032016-12-3078.2411956-19741960-1974
    Johnny RutherfordPMLBBelleville,Ontario1925-05-052016-12-2591.2341952-19521952-1952
    John BarfieldPMLBPine Bluff,Arkansas1964-10-152016-12-2452.0701986-19981989-1991
    Jim LehewPMLBBaltimore,Maryland1937-08-192016-12-2379.1261961-19621961-1962
    Bruce CollinsPSan Mateo,California1952-06-032016-12-2064.200--
    Phil Gagliano2B-OFMLBMemphis,Tennessee1941-12-272016-12-1974.3571960-19741963-1974
    Thomas StiboraPAParma,Ohio1958--2016-12-18-1980-1981-
    John YeglinskiOFAABrooklyn,New York1951--2016-12-15-1977-1978-
    Yorman LandaPA+Santa Teresa,Venezuela1994-06-112016-12-1022.1822011-2016-
    Putsy Caballero2B-3BMLBNew Orleans,Louisiana1927-11-052016-12-0889.0331944-19521944-1952
    Stu LocklinOFMLBAppleton,Wisconsin1928-07-222016-12-0488.1351955-19561955-1956
    Jack StriplingPHoldenville,Oklahoma1949-05-182016-12-0367.199--
    Glen Van ProyenSCOUTChicago,Illinois1932--2016-12-01---


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