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player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info colleges
Joe Hindelgang 2024-02-16 76.101 -- coach 6-3 215 -- -- 1947-11-07 Philadelphia,PA -- -- --
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Tom Qualters 2024-02-15 88.320 -- p 6-0 190 R R 1935-04-01 McKeesport,PA MLB 1953-1958 1953-1958
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Don Gullett 2024-02-14 73.039 -- p 6-0 190 R L 1951-01-06 Lynn,KY MLB 1970-1978 1970-1978
1969-  1-  14-CIN
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Kenneth Gilmore 2024-02-09 67.290 -- 2b-3b 5-10 165 R R 1956-04-24 Birmingham,AL A- -- 1978-1978
1978- 27- 636-CLE
Troy, Indian River CC
Carl Iwasaki 2024-02-07 62.099 -- coach -- -- -- -- 1961-10-30 Honolulu,HI College -- 1984-1984
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Northern Colorado
Larry Edwards 2024-02-04 65.078 -- p 6-3 197 R L 1958-11-18 Cumberland,MD AAA -- 1977-1982
1977-  2-  29-MIL
Allegany College of Maryland
Brant Alyea 2024-02-04 83.057 -- of 6-3 215 R R 1940-12-08 Passaic,NJ MLB 1965-1972 1965-1972
1962-    UDFA-CIN
Hofstra
David Brink 2024-02-03 56.026 -- p 6-4 180 R R 1968-01-08 St. Joseph,MI -- -- --
1988- 42-1093-DET
Lake Michigan
Bill Lachemann 2024-02-03 89.304 -- c 5-9 190 L R 1934-04-05 Los Angeles,CA -- -- --
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San Diego State
Lloyd Kingfisher 2024-02-01 77.044 -- p 6-0 170 R R 1946-12-19 Claremore,OK -- -- --
1967- 15- 282-CHN
Bacone College
Mike Martin 2024-02-01 79.354 -- of 6-0 180 R R 1944-02-12 -- -- -- --
1966- 28- 540-NYN
Florida State
Al McBean 2024-01-31 85.261 -- p 6-0 180 R R 1938-05-15 Charlotte Amalie,VG MLB 1961-1970 1961-1970
1958-    UDFA-PIT
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John Pregenzer 2024-01-31 91.181 -- p 6-5 220 R R 1932-08-02 Burlington,WI MLB 1963-1964 1963-1964
1958-    UDFA-PIT
Illinois Wesleyan
Jimy Williams 2024-01-26 80.114 -- ss 5-10 170 R R 1943-10-04 Santa Maria,CA MLB 1966-1967 1966-1967
1964-    UDFA-BOS
Fresno City
Don Lassetter 2024-01-22 90.300 -- of 6-3 200 R R 1933-03-27 Newnan,GA MLB 1957-1957 1957-1957
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Georgia
John Marett 2024-01-22 53.152 -- p 6-2 205 R R 1970-08-23 Asheville,NC A -- 1988-1990
1988- 45-1144-BAL
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Steve Staggs 2024-01-21 72.260 -- 2b 5-9 150 R R 1951-05-06 Anchorage,AK MLB 1977-1978 1976-1979
1971-  2-  33-KCA
Cerritos
Tom Graziano 2024-01-16 64.218 Cancer of-1b 6-2 185 L L 1959-06-12 Jersey City,NJ A -- 1982-1982
1982- 30- 744-PIT
New Orleans
Rob Holbrook 2024-01-15 62.309 -- p 6-8 225 R R 1961-03-11 Portland,OR A+ -- 1979-1985
1983-  2-  39-TOR
Oregon State
Clemente Acosta 2024-01-12 56.180 -- p 6-0 155 L L 1967-07-16 La Romana,DR AA -- 1986-1992
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Jack Baswell 2024-01-12 79.198 -- ump -- -- -- -- 1944-06-27 Gadsden,AL -- -- --
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Dennis McKernan 2024-01-10 78.213 -- of 6-2 190 L R 1945-06-10 Norristown,PA -- -- --
1966-  1-  20-KC1
Kutztown
Bud Harrelson 2024-01-10 79.217 Alzheimers ss 5-11 160 B R 1944-06-06 Niles,CA MLB 1965-1980 1965-1980
1963-    UDFA-NYN
San Francisco State
Will Roland 2024-01-07 50.075 -- 3b 5-10 190 R R 1973-10-23 Corpus Christi,TX A- -- 1994-2003
1993- 52-1412-KCA
Galveston
Billy Gardner 2024-01-03 96.168 -- 2b 6-0 180 R R 1927-07-19 Waterford,CT MLB 1954-1963 1954-1963
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player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info colleges
Gary Owens 2024-01-03 74.099 Extended illness p 6-2 190 L L 1949-09-25 Sikeston,MO -- -- --
1971- 28- 643-NYA
College of the Ozarks
Chuck Harrison 2023-12-30 82.248 -- 1b 5-10 190 R R 1941-04-25 Abilene,TX MLB 1965-1971 1965-1971
1963-    UDFA-HOU
Texas Tech
Carlos Pulido 2023-12-28 52.145 -- p 6-0 195 L L 1971-08-05 Caracas,VZ MLB 1994-2004 1989-2006
1989-    UDFA-MIN
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Michael Meseberg 2023-12-26 71.287 Complications from Multiple Myeloma of -- -- -- -- 1952-03-13 Miles City,MT -- -- --
1971-  4-  75-PIT
Yakima Valley College, Lewis-Clark Idaho
Ryan Minor 2023-12-22 49.351 Colon cancer 3b 6-7 240 R R 1974-01-05 Canton,OH MLB 1998-2001 1993-2005
1996- 33- 981-BAL
Oklahoma
Stephen Hartery 2023-12-22 67.333 -- p 6-0 175 L L 1956-01-23 Melrose,MA A- -- 1978-1979
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North Adams State College
Dick Thoenen 2023-12-21 79.346 -- p 6-6 215 R R 1944-01-09 Mexico,MO MLB 1967-1967 1967-1967
1963-    UDFA-PHI
Notre Dame
Bryant Hayman 2023-12-20 31.067 -- c 6-0 215 R R 1992-10-13 Waycross,GA A -- 2015-2016
2015-    UDFA-MIN
Valdosta State
Eric Montross 2023-12-17 52.085 Cancer p 7-0 270 R R 1971-09-23 Indianapolis,IN -- -- --
1994- 62-1547-CHN
North Carolina
Barry Johnson 2023-12-17 54.117 -- p 6-4 200 R R 1969-08-21 Joliet,IL AAA -- 1989-2001
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Florida State, Arizona
Brooks Hardie 2023-12-16 -- Drowned if 5-11 198 R R 2001 Bremen,GA JrCollege -- 2022-2023
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Snead State CC
Louis Coccia 2023-12-15 77.027 -- c 6-3 195 R R 1946-11-18 Rochester,NY -- -- --
1966-  8- 156-BAL
Toledo
Kenneth MacKenzie 2023-12-14 89.279 -- p 6-0 185 R L 1934-03-10 Gore Bay,ON MLB 1960-1965 1960-1965
1956-    UDFA-MLN
Yale
Larry Miggins 2023-12-12 98.113 -- of 6-4 198 R R 1925-08-20 Bronx,NY MLB 1948-1952 1948-1952
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St. Thomas (MN)
Bob Allen 2023-12-12 86.049 -- p 6-2 185 L L 1937-10-23 Tatum,TX MLB 1961-1967 1961-1967
1956-    UDFA-CLE
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Moe Maloney 2023-12-07 -- -- coach -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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Boston College
Dave Wehrmeister 2023-12-06 71.026 -- p 6-4 195 R R 1952-11-09 Berwyn,IL MLB 1976-1985 1976-1986
1973-  1-   3-SDN
Truman State
Vic Davalillo 2023-12-06 87.127 -- of 5-7 155 L L 1936-07-31 Churuguara,VZ MLB 1963-1980 1963-1980
1958-    UDFA-CIN
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John Pyle 2023-12-04 -- -- 1b 6-3 210 R R 1957 La Grande,OR A- -- 1976-1980
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Stanford
Joe Hicks 2023-12-02 90.238 -- of 6-0 180 L R 1933-04-07 Ivy,VA MLB 1959-1963 1959-1963
1953-    UDFA-CHA
Virginia
Brody Colvin 2023-12-02 33.110 -- p 6-3 195 R R 1990-08-14 Lafayette,LA AA -- 2009-2014
2009-  7- 227-PHI
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Dan Dobbek 2023-11-28 88.357 -- of 6-0 195 L R 1934-12-06 Ontonagon,MI MLB 1959-1961 1959-1961
1955-    UDFA-WS1
Western Michigan
Mike Corkins 2023-11-27 77.186 -- p 6-1 200 R R 1946-05-25 Riverside,CA MLB 1969-1974 1969-1974
1965-    UDFA-SFN
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Edgar Zuniga 2023-11-26 21.072 Drowned p 6-2 185 R R 2002-09-15 Ciudad Madero,MX Rk -- 2021-2022
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Doug Wabeke 2023-11-25 65.274 -- ss 5-10 170 R R 1958-02-24 Zeeland,MI AA -- 1980-1983
1980- 42- 828-SFN
Grand Rapids CC, Central Michigan
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info colleges
Willy Fillard 2023-11-25 58.272 -- 3b 6-0 190 R R 1965-02-25 Long Island,NY Rk -- 1987-1987
1987- 61-1239-TOR
Slippery Rock
Joseph Yocum 2023-11-24 70.182 -- p 6-1 185 R R 1953-05-25 Fresno,CA -- -- --
1972-  2-  25-MIN
Fresno City
Ron Hodges 2023-11-24 74.154 -- c 6-1 185 L R 1949-06-22 Rocky Mount,VA MLB 1973-1984 1973-1984
1972-  2-  47-NYN
Appalachian State
Preston Hanna 2023-11-20 69.071 -- p 6-1 195 R R 1954-09-10 Pensacola,FL MLB 1975-1982 1975-1983
1972-  1-  11-ATL
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Willie Hernandez 2023-11-20 69.006 -- p 6-3 180 L L 1954-11-14 Aguada,PR MLB 1977-1989 1976-1995
1973-    UDFA-PHI
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Lou Skizas 2023-11-17 91.167 -- of-3b 5-11 175 R R 1932-06-02 Chicago,IL MLB 1956-1959 1956-1959
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