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1939 MLB Season

1939 MLB Season

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world series Champion:
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NL MVP:
teams:
16
Players:
Attendance:
0
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playoff teams:
CIN, NYA
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player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Frank Abercrombie 1939-11-11 89.312 -- ss -- -- -- -- 1850-01-02 Fort Towson,OK MLB 1871-1871 1871-1871
Nick Allen 1939-10-16 51.030 -- c 6-0 180 R R 1888-09-14 Norton,KS MLB 1916-1920 1916-1920
Sweetbreads Bailey 1939-09-27 44.226 -- p 6-0 184 R R 1895-02-12 Joliet,IL MLB 1919-1921 1919-1921
Ed Biecher 1939-07-15 63.321 -- of -- -- -- -- 1875-08-27 St. Louis,MO MLB 1897-1898 1897-1898
Dallas Bradshaw 1939-12-11 44.017 -- 2b 5-7 145 L R 1895-11-23 Wolf Creek,IL MLB 1917-1917 1917-1917
Cal Broughton 1939-03-15 78.075 -- c 5-10 180 R R 1860-12-28 Magnolia,WI MLB 1883-1888 1883-1888
Bill Burke 1939-03-17 -- -- p 6-3 210 -- -- 1862 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1887-1887 1887-1887
Tiny Chaplin 1939-03-25 33.255 -- p 6-1 195 R R 1905-07-13 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1928-1936 1928-1936
Toots Coyne 1939-09-18 44.332 -- 3b -- -- -- R 1894-10-20 St. Louis,MO MLB 1914-1914 1914-1914
Joe Crisp 1939-02-05 49.211 -- c 6-4 200 R R 1889-07-08 Higginsville,MO MLB 1910-1911 1910-1911
Bill Cristall 1939-01-28 63.137 -- p 5-7 145 L L 1875-09-12 Odessa,UE MLB 1901-1901 1901-1901
Murphy Currie 1939-06-22 45.294 -- p 5-11 185 R R 1893-08-31 Fayetteville,NC MLB 1916-1916 1916-1916
Fred Curtis 1939-04-05 58.155 -- 1b 6-1 -- R R 1880-10-30 Beaver Lake,MI MLB 1905-1905 1905-1905
Abner Dalrymple 1939-01-25 81.137 -- of 5-10 175 L R 1857-09-09 Gratiot,WI MLB 1878-1891 1878-1891
Jack Darragh 1939-08-12 53.025 -- 1b 6-2 180 -- -- 1886-07-17 Ebensburg,PA MLB 1891-1891 1891-1891
Red Downs 1939-10-19 56.057 -- 2b 5-11 155 R R 1883-08-22 Neola,IA MLB 1907-1912 1907-1912
Sam Dungan 1939-03-16 72.229 -- of 5-11 180 R -- 1866-07-29 Ferndale,CA MLB 1892-1901 1892-1901
Clyde Engle 1939-12-26 55.280 -- 1b-of 5-10 190 R R 1884-03-19 Dayton,OH MLB 1909-1916 1909-1916
George Fair 1939-02-12 83.029 -- 2b 5-7 140 -- -- 1856-01-13 Boston,MA MLB 1876-1876 1876-1876
Jack Fifield 1939-11-27 68.052 -- p 5-11 160 R R 1871-10-05 Enfield,NH MLB 1897-1899 1897-1899
Chauncey Fisher 1939-04-27 67.108 -- p 5-11 175 R R 1872-01-08 Anderson,IN MLB 1893-1901 1893-1901
Fred Goldsmith 1939-03-28 82.315 -- p 6-1 195 R R 1856-05-15 New Haven,CT MLB 1875-1884 1875-1884
Peaches Graham 1939-07-25 62.122 -- p 5-9 180 R R 1877-03-23 Aledo,IL MLB 1902-1912 1902-1912
Frank Harris 1939-11-26 81.023 -- 1b -- -- R R 1858-11-02 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1884-1884 1884-1884
Tom Hart 1939-09-17 70.092 -- c-of 5-7 160 -- -- 1869-06-15 Canaan,NY MLB 1891-1891 1891-1891
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Cliff Heathcote 1939-01-19 40.359 -- of 5-10 160 L L 1898-01-24 Glen Rock,PA MLB 1918-1932 1918-1932
Horace Helmbold 1939-11-18 -- -- p -- -- -- -- -- -- MLB 1890-1890 1890-1890
John Henry 1939-06-11 75.281 -- p -- -- R R 1863-09-02 Springfield,MA MLB 1884-1890 1884-1890
Frank Killen 1939-12-03 69.002 -- p 6-1 200 L L 1870-11-30 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1891-1900 1891-1900
Hal Kime 1939-05-16 40.061 -- p 5-9 160 L L 1899-03-15 West Salem,OH MLB 1920-1920 1920-1920
Frank LaPorte 1939-09-25 59.230 -- 2b-3b 5-8 175 R R 1880-02-06 Uhrichsville,OH MLB 1905-1913 1905-1913
Ed Lennox 1939-10-26 53.356 -- 3b 5-10 174 R R 1885-11-03 Camden,NJ MLB 1906-1912 1906-1912
Fred Link 1939-05-22 53.071 -- p 6-0 170 L L 1886-03-11 Columbus,OH MLB 1910-1910 1910-1910
Bill McCarthy 1939-05-29 57.047 -- p 5-11 180 R R 1882-04-11 Ashland,MA MLB 1906-1906 1906-1906
Alex McFarlan 1939-03-02 72.110 -- of 5-9 165 -- -- 1866-11-11 -- MLB 1892-1892 1892-1892
Ralph Miller 1939-03-18 43.016 -- 3b-ss 6-0 190 R R 1896-02-29 Fort Wayne,IN MLB 1920-1924 1920-1924
Frank Morrissey 1939-02-22 62.293 -- p 5-4 140 -- R 1876-05-03 Baltimore,MD MLB 1901-1902 1901-1902
Frank Mountain 1939-11-19 79.184 -- p 5-11 185 R R 1860-05-17 Fort Edward,NY MLB 1880-1886 1880-1886
Simmy Murch 1939-06-06 58.195 -- 1b 6-4 220 R R 1880-11-21 Castline,ME MLB 1904-1908 1904-1908
Dave Oldfield 1939-08-28 74.251 -- c 5-7 175 B L 1864-12-18 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1883-1886 1883-1886
Pat Paige 1939-06-08 57.033 -- p 5-10 175 L R 1882-05-05 Paw Paw,MI MLB 1911-1911 1911-1911
Louis Pelouze 1939-01-09 75.120 -- of 6-0 175 R R 1863-09-10 Fort Monroe,VA MLB 1886-1886 1886-1886
Barney Pelty 1939-05-24 58.254 -- p 5-9 175 R R 1880-09-10 Farmington,MO MLB 1903-1912 1903-1912
Jack Reis 1939-07-20 49.035 -- p 5-10 160 R R 1890-06-14 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1911-1911 1911-1911
Tom Richardson 1939-11-15 56.099 -- h 6-0 190 R R 1883-08-07 Louisville,IL MLB 1917-1917 1917-1917
Biff Schaller 1939-10-09 50.014 -- of 5-11 168 L R 1889-09-23 Chicago,IL MLB 1911-1913 1911-1913
Heinie Smith 1939-06-25 67.243 -- 2b 5-9 160 R R 1871-10-24 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1897-1903 1897-1903
Allen Sothoron 1939-06-17 46.049 -- p 5-11 182 B R 1893-04-27 Bradford,OH MLB 1914-1926 1914-1926
John Sowders 1939-07-29 72.230 -- p 6-0 150 R L 1866-12-10 Louisville,KY MLB 1887-1890 1887-1890
Scott Stratton 1939-03-08 69.156 -- p-of 6-0 180 L R 1869-10-02 Campbellsburg,KY MLB 1888-1895 1888-1895
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Bert Weeden 1939-01-07 56.016 -- h 6-0 200 L L 1882-12-21 Northwood,NH MLB 1911-1911 1911-1911
Deacon White 1939-07-07 91.211 -- 3b-c 5-11 175 L R 1847-12-07 Caton,NY MLB 1871-1890 1871-1890
Dale Williams 1939-10-22 84.015 -- p 5-9 175 R R 1855-10-06 Ludlow,KY MLB 1876-1876 1876-1876
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