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1947 MLB Season

1947 MLB Season

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player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
George Bausewine 1947-07-29 78.127 -- p 6-2 207 -- -- 1869-03-22 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1889-1889 1889-1889
Harry Bemis 1947-05-23 73.110 -- c 5-6 155 R R 1874-02-01 Farmington,NH MLB 1902-1910 1902-1910
George Blaeholder 1947-12-29 43.337 -- p 5-11 175 R R 1904-01-26 Orange,CA MLB 1925-1936 1925-1936
Jim Bluejacket 1947-03-26 59.260 -- p 6-2 200 R R 1887-07-08 Adair,OK MLB 1916-1916 1916-1916
King Brady 1947-08-21 66.083 Uremic poisoning p 6-0 190 R R 1881-05-28 Elmer,NJ MLB 1905-1912 1905-1912
Neal Brady 1947-06-19 50.105 -- p 6-0 197 R R 1897-03-04 Covington,KY MLB 1915-1925 1915-1925
Kitty Bransfield 1947-05-01 72.113 -- 1b 5-11 207 R R 1875-01-07 Worcester,MA MLB 1898-1911 1898-1911
George Brickley 1947-02-23 52.218 -- of 5-9 180 R R 1894-07-19 Everett,MA MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
Jack Calhoun 1947-02-27 67.074 -- 3b 6-0 185 R R 1879-12-14 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1902-1902 1902-1902
Ed Callahan 1947-02-05 89.055 -- of-ss -- -- -- -- 1857-12-11 Boston,MA MLB 1884-1884 1884-1884
Hal Chase 1947-05-18 64.093 -- 1b 6-0 175 R L 1883-02-13 Los Gatos,CA MLB 1905-1919 1905-1919
Joe Cobb 1947-12-24 52.333 -- h 5-9 170 R R 1895-01-24 Hudson,PA MLB 1918-1918 1918-1918
Goat Cochran 1947-05-23 56.111 -- p 5-10 175 R R 1891-01-31 Concord,GA MLB 1915-1915 1915-1915
Jim Cockman 1947-09-28 74.153 -- 3b 5-6 145 R R 1873-04-26 Guelph,ON MLB 1905-1905 1905-1905
Ensign Cottrell 1947-02-27 58.180 -- p 5-9 173 L L 1888-08-29 Hoosick Falls,NY MLB 1911-1915 1911-1915
Woody Crowson 1947-08-14 28.339 -- p 6-2 185 R R 1918-09-09 Fuquay Springs,NC MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
Harry Davis 1947-08-11 74.021 -- 1b 5-10 180 R R 1873-07-19 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1895-1917 1895-1917
She Donahue 1947-08-28 70.058 -- ss-3b 5-9 -- R R 1877-06-29 Oswego,NY MLB 1904-1904 1904-1904
Slow Joe Doyle 1947-11-21 66.065 -- p 5-8 150 R R 1881-09-15 Clay Center,KS MLB 1906-1910 1906-1910
Dick Egan 1947-07-07 63.012 -- 2b 5-11 162 R R 1884-06-23 Portland,OR MLB 1908-1916 1908-1916
Slim Embrey 1947-10-10 46.053 -- p 6-2 184 R R 1901-08-17 Columbia,TN MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
Johnny Evers 1947-03-28 65.249 -- 2b 5-9 125 L R 1881-07-21 Troy,NY MLB 1902-1922 1902-1922
Bob Ewing 1947-06-20 74.055 -- p 6-1 170 R R 1873-04-24 New Hampshire,OH MLB 1902-1912 1902-1912
Newt Fisher 1947-02-28 75.244 -- c 5-9 171 R R 1871-06-28 Nashville,TN MLB 1898-1898 1898-1898
Steamer Flanagan 1947-04-21 65.365 -- of 6-1 185 L L 1881-04-20 Kingston,PA MLB 1905-1905 1905-1905
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Carney Flynn 1947-02-10 72.017 -- p 5-11 165 L L 1875-01-23 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1894-1896 1894-1896
Jacob Fox 1947-08-21 67.327 -- p -- -- -- -- 1879-09-27 Scranton,PA MLB 1902-1902 1902-1902
Ossie France 1947-05-02 88.209 -- p 5-8 155 L L 1858-10-04 Greensburg,OH MLB 1890-1890 1890-1890
Del Gainer 1947-01-29 60.079 -- 1b 6-0 180 R R 1886-11-10 Montrose,WV MLB 1909-1922 1909-1922
Jack Glasscock 1947-02-24 89.216 -- if 5-8 160 R R 1857-07-22 Wheeling,WV MLB 1879-1895 1879-1895
Jot Goar 1947-04-04 77.062 -- p 5-9 160 R R 1870-01-31 New Lisbon,IN MLB 1896-1898 1896-1898
Gene Good 1947-08-06 64.235 -- of 5-6 130 L L 1882-12-13 Boston,MA MLB 1906-1906 1906-1906
Bill Hall 1947-08-15 53.173 -- p 6-2 250 R R 1894-02-22 Charleston,WV MLB 1913-1913 1913-1913
John Halla 1947-09-30 63.138 -- p 5-11 175 L L 1884-05-13 St. Louis,MO MLB 1905-1905 1905-1905
Ed Harting 1947-06-18 -- -- c 5-9 213 -- -- 1864 St. Louis,MO MLB 1886-1886 1886-1886
Jack Hoey 1947-11-14 66.002 -- of 5-9 185 L L 1881-11-10 Watertown,MA MLB 1906-1908 1906-1908
Tex Hoffman 1947-05-19 53.169 -- 3b 5-9 195 L R 1893-11-30 San Antonio,TX MLB 1915-1915 1915-1915
Billy Hulen 1947-10-02 77.203 -- ss 5-8 148 L L 1870-03-12 Dixon,CA MLB 1896-1899 1896-1899
Charlie Jones 1947-04-02 70.302 -- of 6-1 -- R R 1876-06-02 Butler,PA MLB 1901-1908 1901-1908
Jim Kane 1947-10-02 65.308 -- 1b 6-2 225 L L 1881-11-27 Scranton,PA MLB 1908-1908 1908-1908
Bill Keen 1947-07-16 54.332 -- 1b 6-0 181 R R 1892-08-16 Oglethorpe,GA MLB 1911-1911 1911-1911
Johnny Kling 1947-01-31 71.339 -- c 5-9 160 R R 1875-02-25 Kansas City,MO MLB 1900-1913 1900-1913
Ed Konetchy 1947-05-27 61.265 -- 1b 6-2 195 R R 1885-09-03 La Crosse,WI MLB 1907-1921 1907-1921
Joe Koukalik 1947-01-02 66.303 -- p 5-8 160 R R 1880-03-03 Chicago,IL MLB 1904-1904 1904-1904
Ty LaForest 1947-05-05 30.016 -- 3b 5-9 165 R R 1917-04-18 Edmunston,NB MLB 1945-1945 1945-1945
Bevo LeBourveau 1947-12-10 53.107 -- of 5-11 175 L R 1894-08-24 Dana Point,CA MLB 1919-1929 1919-1929
Ed Lennon 1947-09-13 50.025 -- p 5-11 170 R R 1897-08-17 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1928-1928 1928-1928
Pete Lister 1947-03-27 65.248 -- 1b 6-0 190 R R 1881-07-21 Savanna,IL MLB 1907-1907 1907-1907
Carlton Lord 1947-08-15 47.219 -- 3b 5-11 170 R R 1900-01-07 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1923-1923 1923-1923
Bill Ludwig 1947-09-05 65.100 -- c -- -- R R 1882-05-27 Louisville,KY MLB 1908-1908 1908-1908
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Mike Lynch 1947-04-01 71.202 -- of 5-10 155 -- R 1875-09-10 St. Paul,MN MLB 1902-1902 1902-1902
Mike McDermott 1947-05-07 82.364 -- p 5-10 152 -- -- 1864-05-06 Fall River,MA MLB 1889-1889 1889-1889
Dan McGarvey 1947-03-07 59.094 -- of -- -- -- -- 1887-12-02 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1912-1912 1912-1912
Dewey Metivier 1947-03-02 48.299 -- p 5-11 175 L R 1898-05-06 Cambridge,MA MLB 1922-1924 1922-1924
Mike Mowrey 1947-03-20 62.332 -- 3b 5-10 180 R R 1884-04-20 Browns Mills,PA MLB 1905-1917 1905-1917
Charlie Newman 1947-11-23 79.016 -- of 5-11 160 R R 1868-11-05 Juda,WI MLB 1892-1892 1892-1892
Hub Northen 1947-10-01 62.044 -- of 5-8 175 L L 1885-08-16 Atlanta,TX MLB 1910-1912 1910-1912
Orval Overall 1947-07-14 66.160 -- p 6-2 214 B R 1881-02-02 Farmersville,CA MLB 1905-1913 1905-1913
Pol Perritt 1947-10-15 55.044 -- p 6-2 168 R R 1892-08-30 Arcadia,LA MLB 1912-1921 1912-1921
Roxey Roach 1947-12-26 65.027 -- ss 5-11 160 R R 1882-11-28 Anita,PA MLB 1910-1912 1910-1912
Chick Robitaille 1947-07-30 68.149 -- p 5-8 150 R R 1879-03-02 Whitehall,NY MLB 1904-1905 1904-1905
Jack Rothfuss 1947-04-20 75.000 -- 1b 5-11 195 R R 1872-04-18 Newark,NJ MLB 1897-1897 1897-1897
Harry Sage 1947-05-27 83.070 -- c 5-10 185 R R 1864-03-16 Rock Island,IL MLB 1890-1890 1890-1890
Ed Seward 1947-07-30 80.030 -- of-p 5-7 175 -- R 1867-06-29 Cleveland,OH MLB 1885-1891 1885-1891
Jimmy Sheckard 1947-01-15 68.052 -- of 5-9 175 L R 1878-11-23 Upper Chanceford,PA MLB 1897-1913 1897-1913
Jud Smith 1947-12-07 78.326 -- 3b 6-0 185 R R 1869-01-13 Green Oak,MI MLB 1893-1901 1893-1901
Stub Smith 1947-11-14 73.354 -- ss 5-6 145 L R 1873-11-24 Elmwood,IL MLB 1898-1898 1898-1898
Clarence Stephens 1947-02-28 83.192 -- p -- -- -- R 1863-08-19 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1886-1891 1886-1891
Phil Stremmel 1947-12-26 67.252 -- p 6-0 175 R R 1880-04-16 Zanesville,OH MLB 1909-1910 1909-1910
Luke Stuart 1947-06-15 55.021 -- 2b 5-8 165 R R 1892-05-23 Alamance County,NC MLB 1921-1921 1921-1921
Tom Sullivan 1947-04-12 87.040 -- p 5-10 165 -- -- 1860-03-01 New York,NY MLB 1884-1889 1884-1889
Ed Sweeney 1947-07-04 58.348 -- c 6-1 200 R R 1888-07-19 Chicago,IL MLB 1908-1919 1908-1919
Lee Viau 1947-12-17 81.164 -- p 5-4 160 R R 1866-07-05 Corinth,VT MLB 1888-1892 1888-1892
Tony Von Fricken 1947-03-22 77.295 -- p 5-11 160 B R 1869-05-30 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1890-1890 1890-1890
Ed Walker 1947-09-29 73.048 -- p 6-5 242 L L 1874-08-11 Cambois,EN MLB 1902-1903 1902-1903
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Jimmy Walsh 1947-01-21 60.301 -- of-2b 5-9 174 R R 1886-03-25 Lima,OH MLB 1910-1913 1910-1913
John Walsh 1947-04-25 68.030 -- 3b 5-8 162 R R 1879-03-25 Wilkes-Barre,PA MLB 1903-1903 1903-1903
Hooks Warner 1947-02-19 52.272 -- 3b 5-10 170 L R 1894-05-22 Del Rio,TX MLB 1916-1921 1916-1921
George Whiteman 1947-02-10 64.048 -- of 5-7 160 R R 1882-12-23 Peoria,IL MLB 1907-1918 1907-1918
Vic Willis 1947-08-03 71.111 -- p 6-2 185 R R 1876-04-12 Cecil County,MD MLB 1898-1910 1898-1910
Jimmie Wilson 1947-05-31 46.311 -- c 6-1 200 R R 1900-07-23 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1923-1940 1923-1940
Mellie Wolfgang 1947-06-30 57.101 -- p 5-9 160 R R 1890-03-20 Albany,NY MLB 1914-1918 1914-1918
Cy Wright 1947-11-07 54.081 -- ss 5-9 150 L R 1893-08-16 Minneapolis,MN MLB 1916-1916 1916-1916
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