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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 colleges4
Corky Palmer 2022-08-10 68.149 -- coach -- -- -- -- 1954-03-14 -- -- -- --
--
20049,
Jeremiah Bergheger 2022-08-07 44.094 -- ss 5-11 170 L R 1978-05-05 Waterloo,IL Indy -- 2001-2004
--
20899,20190
John Mispagel 2022-08-02 76.155 -- c 5-10 185 L R 1946-02-28 Los Angeles,CA -- -- --
1967-  4-  79-NYN
20296,
Don Kohler 2022-08-02 93.070 -- scout -- -- -- -- 1929-05-24 Summit,NJ -- -- --
--
20165,
Skip Wilson 2022-07-26 -- -- coach -- -- -- -- 1930 -- -- -- --
--
0,
Chuck Roys 2022-07-25 -- Cancer coach -- -- -- -- 1939 Lafayette,IN -- -- --
--
20793,
Miles Head 2022-07-24 31.083 -- 3b 6-0 215 R R 1991-05-02 Brooks,GA AA -- 2009-2014
2009- 26- 798-BOS
0,
Brian DeValk 2022-07-24 62.115 -- of 5-10 170 L R 1960-03-30 Mount Prospect,IL A+ -- 1981-1983
1982-  7- 165-PIT
20498,
Win Remmerswaal 2022-07-24 68.138 -- p 6-2 160 R R 1954-03-08 The Hague,NT MLB 1979-1980 1977-1981
1974-    UDFA-BOS
0,
Julio Valdez 2022-07-23 66.049 Cancer ss 6-2 160 B R 1956-06-03 San Cristobal,DR MLB 1980-1983 1977-1988
1975-    UDFA-BOS
0,
Dwight Smith 2022-07-23 58.257 -- lf-rf 5-11 175 L R 1963-11-08 Tallahassee,FL MLB 1989-1996 1984-1998
1984-  3-  62-CHN
20250,
Bill Burbach 2022-07-20 74.332 -- p 6-4 215 R R 1947-08-22 Dickeyville,WI MLB 1969-1971 1969-1971
1965-  1-  19-NYA
0,
Zane Grubbs 2022-07-16 -- -- p -- -- -- -- 1952 Brenham,TX -- -- --
1973-  3-  49-TEX
20193,
Rolan Walton 2022-07-14 93.048 -- coach -- -- -- -- 1929-05-27 San Antonio,TX -- -- --
--
20023,20193,20254
Denney Crabaugh 2022-07-13 -- Cancer coach -- -- -- -- 1958 -- -- -- --
--
0,
Dick Schofield 2022-07-11 87.185 -- ss-2b 5-9 165 B R 1935-01-07 Springfield,IL MLB 1953-1971 1953-1971
--
0,
George Elder 2022-07-07 101.119 -- of 5-11 180 L R 1921-03-10 Lebanon,KY MLB 1949-1949 1949-1949
--
20122,20054
Mike Brito 2022-07-07 -- -- scout -- -- -- -- 1935 -- -- -- --
--
0,
Ed Bauta 2022-07-06 87.181 -- p 6-3 200 R R 1935-01-06 Camaguey,CU MLB 1960-1964 1960-1964
1956-    UDFA-PIT
0,
Leo Posada 2022-06-23 86.068 -- of 5-11 175 R R 1936-04-15 Havana,CU MLB 1960-1962 1960-1962
1954-    UDFA-MLN
0,
Allan Rajanen 2022-06-22 -- -- c 6-1 196 L R 1950 Superior,WI -- -- --
1969- 34- 780-CHA
0,
Mark Schlemmer 2022-06-20 -- -- 3b 5-10 170 R R 1959 Dayton,OH Rk -- 1981-1981
--
20637,
Mike Wallace 2022-06-19 -- -- p 6-1 165 R R 1934 -- -- -- --
--
20145,
Dave Wickersham 2022-06-18 86.264 -- p 6-3 190 R R 1935-09-27 Erie,PA MLB 1960-1969 1960-1969
1955-    UDFA-PIT
20499,
Terry Vargason 2022-06-18 71.119 -- p 6-1 195 L L 1951-02-19 Boise,ID -- -- --
1969- 28- 657-NYA
20375,
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info colleges4
Darwyn Encarnacion 2022-06-15 21.076 Car crash of 6-0 192 R R 2001-03-31 Las Matas de Farfan,DR Rk -- 2019-2019
2019-    UDFA-NYN
0,
Jeff Conway 2022-06-13 49.175 -- of 6-2 190 L L 1972-12-20 Dallas,TX A+ -- 1992-1995
1994- 37-1018-SDN
20193,
Frank Cipriani 2022-06-07 81.054 -- of 6-0 180 R R 1941-04-14 Buffalo,NY MLB 1961-1961 1961-1961
1960-    UDFA-KC1
20122,
Vince DeGifico 2022-06-06 57.278 -- 1b 6-0 195 L R 1964-09-01 Portland,ME AA -- 1987-1991
1987- 17- 448-BOS
20726,
Mark Schaeffer 2022-06-01 73.361 -- p 6-5 215 L L 1948-06-05 Santa Monica,CA MLB 1972-1972 1972-1972
1966-  2-  22-BOS
0,
Costen Shockley 2022-05-30 80.111 -- 1b 6-2 200 L L 1942-02-08 Georgetown,DE MLB 1964-1965 1964-1965
1960-    UDFA-PHI
0,
Jack Kaiser 2022-05-25 95.231 -- coach 5-10 175 R R 1926-10-06 Brooklyn,NY -- -- --
--
20036,
Arnold Santiago 2022-05-25 46.208 -- 1b 6-3 220 R R 1975-10-29 Carolina,PR A -- 1994-2000
1994- 26- 717-CLE
20490,
Bob Miller 2022-05-24 86.313 -- p 6-1 185 R L 1935-07-15 Berwyn,IL MLB 1953-1962 1953-1962
--
0,
Joe Pignatano 2022-05-23 92.292 -- c 5-10 180 R R 1929-08-04 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1957-1962 1957-1962
--
0,
Gordie Windhorn 2022-05-21 88.153 -- of 6-1 185 R R 1933-12-19 Watseka,IL MLB 1959-1962 1959-1962
1952-    UDFA-NY1
20021,
Bryan Caruso 2022-05-16 42.219 -- c 6-1 200 R R 1979-10-09 Laconia,NH Indy -- 2002-2003
--
21974,
Cody Fuller 2022-05-15 39.238 Cancer of 6-1 199 R R 1982-09-19 San Antonio,TX AA -- 2002-2008
2005- 48-1442-ANA
20169,
David West 2022-05-14 57.255 Cancer p 6-6 247 L L 1964-09-01 Memphis,TN MLB 1988-1998 1983-1999
1983-  4-  84-NYN
0,
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