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player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
George Alusik 2018-04-20 83.068 -- of 6-3 175 R R 1935-02-11 Ashley,PA MLB 1958-1964 1958-2012
Rudy Arias 2018-01-12 86.220 -- p 5-10 165 L L 1931-06-06 Las Vilas,CU MLB 1959-1959 1959-1959
Bob Bailey 2018-01-09 75.088 -- 3b-of 6-0 188 R R 1942-10-13 Long Beach,CA MLB 1962-1978 1962-1978
Ray Barker 2018-05-29 82.077 -- 1b 6-0 192 L R 1936-03-12 Martinsburg,WV MLB 1960-1967 1960-1967
Tony Bartirome 2018-06-22 86.043 -- 1b 5-10 155 L L 1932-05-09 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1952-1952 1952-1952
Bob Barton 2018-01-15 76.169 -- c 6-0 175 R R 1941-07-30 Norwood,OH MLB 1965-1974 1965-1974
Tom Brewer 2018-02-15 86.165 -- p 6-1 175 R R 1931-09-03 Wadesboro,SC MLB 1954-1961 1954-1961
John Briggs 2018-12-25 84.335 -- p 5-10 175 R R 1934-01-24 Natoma,CA MLB 1956-1960 1956-1960
Fred Caligiuri 2018-11-30 100.039 -- p 6-0 190 R R 1918-10-22 West Hickory,PA MLB 1941-1942 1941-1942
Marcos Carvajal 2018-01-24 33.158 Pneumonia p 6-4 175 R R 1984-08-19 Ciudad Boliver,VZ MLB 2005-2007 2002-2008
Jose Castillo 2018-12-06 37.262 Car accident 2b 6-1 198 R R 1981-03-19 Las Mercedes,VZ MLB 2004-2008 1999-2016
Ed Charles 2018-03-15 84.320 -- 3b 5-10 170 R R 1933-04-29 Daytona Beach,FL MLB 1962-1969 1962-1969
Don Choate 2018-02-04 79.217 Cancer p 6-0 185 R R 1938-07-02 Potosi,MO MLB 1960-1960 1960-1960
Phil Clark 2018-09-14 85.346 -- p 6-3 210 R R 1932-10-03 Albany,GA MLB 1958-1959 1958-1959
Tony Cloninger 2018-07-24 77.345 -- p 6-0 210 R R 1940-08-13 Lincoln County,NC MLB 1961-1972 1961-1972
Dick Cole 2018-10-18 92.165 -- ss-3b 6-2 175 R R 1926-05-06 Long Beach,CA MLB 1951-1957 1951-1957
Bill Connors 2018-06-18 76.228 -- p 6-1 180 R R 1941-11-02 Schenectady,NY MLB 1966-1968 1966-1968
Roy Dietzel 2018-02-03 87.025 -- 2b-3b 6-0 190 R R 1931-01-09 Baltimore,MD MLB 1954-1954 1954-1954
John Duffie 2018-04-19 72.197 -- p 6-7 210 R R 1945-10-04 Greenwood,SC MLB 1967-1967 1967-1967
Don Eddy 2018-10-10 71.350 -- p 5-11 170 R L 1946-10-25 Mason City,IA MLB 1970-1971 1970-1971
Doc Edwards 2018-08-20 81.253 -- c 6-2 215 R R 1936-12-10 Red Jacket,WV MLB 1962-1970 1962-1970
Vaughn Eshelman 2018-07-24 49.063 -- p 6-3 205 L L 1969-05-22 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1995-1997 1990-2001
Sammy Esposito 2018-07-09 86.206 -- 3b-ss 5-9 165 R R 1931-12-15 Chicago,IL MLB 1952-1963 1952-1963
Bill Fischer 2018-10-30 88.019 -- p 6-0 190 R R 1930-10-11 Wausau,WI MLB 1956-1964 1956-1964
Tom Fletcher 2018-05-09 75.315 -- p 6-0 170 B L 1942-06-28 Elmira,NY MLB 1962-1962 1962-1962
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Tito Francona 2018-02-13 84.101 -- of-1b 5-11 190 L L 1933-11-04 Aliquippa,PA MLB 1956-1970 1956-1970
Al Gallagher 2018-12-06 73.048 -- 3b 6-0 180 R R 1945-10-19 San Francisco,CA MLB 1970-1973 1970-1980
Oscar Gamble 2018-01-31 68.042 ameloblastic carcinoma of 5-11 165 L R 1949-12-20 Ramer,AL MLB 1969-1985 1969-1985
Harvey Gentry 2018-07-01 92.035 -- h 6-0 170 L R 1926-05-27 Winston-Salem,NC MLB 1954-1954 1954-1954
Bob Giggie 2018-12-09 85.118 -- p 6-1 200 R R 1933-08-13 Dorchester,MA MLB 1959-1962 1959-1962
Jack Hamilton 2018-02-22 79.059 -- p 6-0 200 R R 1938-12-25 Burlington,IA MLB 1962-1969 1962-1969
Hal Haydel 2018-09-12 74.064 -- p 6-0 190 R R 1944-07-09 Houma,LA MLB 1970-1971 1970-1971
Dave Hill 2018-10-16 80.339 -- p 6-2 170 R L 1937-11-11 New Orleans,LA MLB 1957-1957 1957-1957
John Hope 2018-04-18 47.118 -- p 6-3 195 R R 1970-12-21 Fort Lauderdale,FL MLB 1993-1996 1989-1999
Ken Hottman 2018-04-16 69.344 -- of 5-11 190 R R 1948-05-07 Stockton,CA MLB 1971-1971 1971-1971
Ken Howell 2018-11-09 57.346 -- p 6-3 228 R R 1960-11-28 Detroit,MI MLB 1984-1990 1982-1994
Bill Johnson 2018-01-20 57.106 -- p 6-5 205 R R 1960-10-06 Wilmington,DE MLB 1983-1984 1980-1986
John Kennedy 2018-08-09 77.072 Complications from stroke 3b-ss 6-0 185 R R 1941-05-29 Chicago,IL MLB 1962-1974 1962-1974
Mike Kilkenny 2018-06-28 73.078 -- p 6-3 175 R L 1945-04-11 Bradford,ON MLB 1969-1973 1969-1973
Bruce Kison 2018-06-01 68.103 Cancer p 6-4 178 R R 1950-02-18 Pasco,WA MLB 1971-1985 1971-1985
Steve Kline 2018-06-04 70.241 -- p 6-3 205 R R 1947-10-06 Wenatchee,WA MLB 1970-1977 1970-1977
Wayne Krenchicki 2018-10-16 64.029 Natural causes 3b 6-1 180 L R 1954-09-17 Trenton,NJ MLB 1979-1986 1977-1988
Joe Landrum 2018-08-19 89.249 -- p 5-11 180 R R 1928-12-13 Columbia,SC MLB 1950-1952 1950-1952
Dick Lane 2018-09-05 91.069 -- of 5-11 178 R R 1927-06-28 Highland Park,MI MLB 1949-1949 1949-1949
Dick LeMay 2018-03-19 79.203 -- p 6-3 190 L L 1938-08-28 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1961-1963 1961-1963
Johnny Lewis 2018-07-29 78.353 -- of 6-1 189 L R 1939-08-10 Greenville,AL MLB 1964-1967 1964-1967
Pete Lovrich 2018-12-26 76.071 -- p 6-4 200 R R 1942-10-16 Blue Island,IL MLB 1963-1963 1963-1963
Ralph Lumenti 2018-02-07 81.048 -- p 6-3 185 L L 1936-12-21 Milford,MA MLB 1957-1959 1957-1959
Billy MacLeod 2018-12-12 76.213 -- p 6-2 190 L L 1942-05-13 Gloucester,MA MLB 1962-1962 1962-1962
Don Mason 2018-06-19 73.181 -- 2b 5-11 160 L R 1944-12-20 Boston,MA MLB 1966-1973 1966-1973
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Willie McCovey 2018-10-31 80.294 Ongoing health issues 1b 6-4 210 L L 1938-01-10 Mobile,AL MLB 1959-1980 1959-1980
Larry Miller 2018-03-21 80.275 -- p 6-0 195 L L 1937-06-19 Topeka,KS MLB 1964-1966 1964-1966
Wally Moon 2018-02-09 87.312 -- of 6-0 175 L R 1930-04-03 Bay,AR MLB 1954-1965 1954-1965
Jerry Moses 2018-03-27 71.230 -- c 6-3 210 R R 1946-08-09 Yazoo City,MS MLB 1965-1975 1965-1975
Julio Navarro 2018-01-24 82.015 -- p 5-11 190 R R 1936-01-09 Vieques,PR MLB 1962-1970 1962-1970
Ron Negray 2018-11-08 88.255 -- p 6-1 185 R R 1930-02-26 Akron,OH MLB 1952-1958 1952-1958
Dave Nelson 2018-04-23 73.307 Cancer 2b-3b 5-10 160 R R 1944-06-20 Fort Sill,OK MLB 1968-1977 1968-1977
Billy O'Dell 2018-09-12 86.214 -- p 5-11 170 B L 1932-02-10 Whitmire,SC MLB 1954-1967 1954-1967
Larry Owen 2018-06-06 63.006 -- c 5-11 185 R R 1955-05-31 Cleveland,OH MLB 1981-1988 1974-1988
Marty Pattin 2018-10-03 75.180 -- p 5-11 180 R R 1943-04-06 Charleston,IL MLB 1968-1980 1968-1980
Laurin Pepper 2018-02-04 87.017 -- p 5-11 190 R R 1931-01-18 Vaughan,MS MLB 1954-1957 1954-1957
Rob Picciolo 2018-01-03 64.333 Heart Attack ss-2b 6-2 185 R R 1953-02-04 Santa Monica,CA MLB 1977-1985 1976-1985
Frank Quilici 2018-05-14 79.003 -- 2b-3b 6-0 175 R R 1939-05-11 Chicago,IL MLB 1965-1970 1965-1970
Marv Rackley 2018-04-24 96.273 -- of 5-10 170 L L 1921-07-25 Seneca,SC MLB 1947-1950 1947-1950
Curt Raydon 2018-03-03 84.105 -- p 6-4 190 R R 1933-11-18 Bloomington,IL MLB 1958-1958 1958-1958
Rudy Regalado 2018-02-12 87.267 -- 3b 6-1 185 R R 1930-05-21 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1954-1956 1954-1956
Daryl Robertson 2018-07-31 82.207 -- ss 6-0 184 R R 1936-01-05 Cripple Creek,CO MLB 1962-1962 1962-1962
Ed Roebuck 2018-06-14 86.346 Natural Causes p 6-2 185 R R 1931-07-03 East Millsboro,PA MLB 1955-1966 1955-1966
Ed Samcoff 2018-03-29 93.209 -- 2b 5-10 165 R R 1924-09-01 Sacramento,CA MLB 1951-1951 1951-1951
Jose Santiago 2018-10-09 90.034 -- p 5-10 175 R R 1928-09-04 Coamo,PR MLB 1954-1956 1954-1956
Carl Scheib 2018-03-24 91.082 -- p 6-1 192 R R 1927-01-01 Gratz,PA MLB 1943-1954 1943-1954
Red Schoendienst 2018-06-06 95.124 -- 2b 6-0 170 B R 1923-02-02 Germantown,IL MLB 1945-1963 1945-1963
Jerry Schoonmaker 2018-03-18 84.094 -- of 5-11 190 R R 1933-12-14 Seymour,MO MLB 1955-1957 1955-1957
Al Stanek 2018-05-08 74.135 -- p 5-11 190 L L 1943-12-24 Springfield,MA MLB 1963-1963 1963-1963
Lee Stange 2018-09-21 81.329 -- p 5-10 170 R R 1936-10-27 Chicago,IL MLB 1961-1970 1961-1970
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Joe Stanka 2018-10-15 87.084 -- p 6-5 201 R R 1931-07-23 Hammon,OK MLB 1959-1959 1959-1959
Rusty Staub 2018-03-29 73.362 Multiple organ failure of-1b 6-2 200 L R 1944-04-01 New Orleans,LA MLB 1963-1985 1963-1985
Chuck Stevens 2018-05-28 99.322 -- 1b 6-1 180 B L 1918-07-10 Van Houten,NM MLB 1941-1948 1941-1948
Sammy Stewart 2018-03-02 63.125 -- p 6-3 208 R R 1954-10-28 Asheville,NC MLB 1978-1987 1977-1987
Dean Stone 2018-08-21 87.354 -- p 6-4 205 L L 1930-09-01 Moline,IL MLB 1953-1963 1953-1963
Steve Stroughter 2018-03-06 65.356 -- of 6-2 190 L R 1952-03-15 Visalia,CA MLB 1982-1982 1977-1983
Moose Stubing 2018-01-19 79.294 -- h 6-3 220 L L 1938-03-31 Bronx,NY MLB 1967-1967 1967-1977
Paul Stuffel 2018-09-09 91.171 -- p 6-2 185 R R 1927-03-22 Canton,OH MLB 1950-1953 1950-1953
Chuck Taylor 2018-06-05 76.048 -- p 6-2 195 R R 1942-04-18 Murfreesboro,TN MLB 1969-1976 1969-1976
Bobby Trevino 2018-12-05 75.112 -- of 6-2 185 R R 1943-08-15 Monterrey,MX MLB 1968-1968 1968-1968
Luis Valbuena 2018-12-06 33.006 Car accident 3b 5-10 160 L R 1985-11-30 Caja Seca Zulia,VZ MLB 2008-2018 2005-2018
Benny Valenzuela 2018-10-24 85.144 -- 3b 5-10 175 R R 1933-06-02 Los Mochis,MX MLB 1958-1958 1958-1958
Ozzie Van Brabant 2018-08-18 91.324 -- p 6-1 165 R R 1926-09-28 Kingsville,ON MLB 1954-1955 1954-1955
Myron White 2018-08-04 61.003 -- of 5-11 180 L L 1957-08-01 Long Beach,CA MLB 1978-1978 1977-1981
Roy Wright 2018-05-05 84.221 -- p 6-2 170 R R 1933-09-26 Buchtel,OH MLB 1956-1956 1956-1956
Dick Young 2018-01-07 89.218 -- 2b 5-11 175 L R 1928-06-03 Seattle,WA MLB 1951-1952 1951-1952
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