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1908 Major League Baseball Died this Year

Rk Name Yrs From To ASG WAR/pos G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS Date of Death Died
1 Jim Brown 2 1884 1886 0 -0.1 29 112 110 17 27 6 2 1 0 0 2 1 .245 .259 .364 .623 Apr 6 Williamsport, PA, United States
2 John Brown 1 1897 1897 0 0.0 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 Jul 18 Philadelphia, PA, United States
3 Sim Bullas 1 1884 1884 0 -0.9 13 46 45 4 4 0 1 0 1 .089 .109 .133 .242 Jan 14 Cleveland, OH, United States
4 Doc Bushong 13 1875 1890 0 3.9 672 2527 2397 287 514 58 13 2 184 39 0 124 125 .214 .255 .252 .507 Aug 19 Brooklyn, NY, United States
5 Forrest Crawford 2 1906 1907 0 0.2 52 183 167 8 35 3 1 0 14 1 9 29 .210 .254 .240 .494 Mar 27 Austin, TX, United States
6 Reddy Foster 1 1896 1896 0 -0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Dec 19 Richmond, VA, United States
7 Ned Garvin 7 1896 1904 0 -4.1 181 538 500 34 61 1 0 0 18 1 17 104 .122 .156 .124 .280 Jun 16 Fresno, CA, United States
8 Mike Griffin 12 1887 1898 0 40.4 1513 6848 5923 1406 1755 314 108 42 720 473 809 284 .296 .388 .407 .795 Apr 10 Utica, NY, United States
9 Frank Griffith 2 1892 1894 0 0.1 8 27 25 4 8 2 2 0 9 0 1 5 .320 .346 .560 .906 Dec 8 Waterman, IL, United States
10 Pat Hannivan 1 1897 1897 0 -0.0 10 26 20 4 5 0 0 0 2 4 1 2 .250 .375 .250 .625 Nov 5 Springfield, MA, United States
11 Pete Hasney 1 1890 1890 0 -0.1 2 8 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .250 .143 .393 May 24 Philadelphia, PA, United States
12 Marty Honan 2 1890 1891 0 -0.3 6 16 15 1 2 0 1 0 4 0 1 5 .133 .188 .267 .454 Aug 20 Chicago, IL, United States
13 Charlie Householder 1 1884 1884 0 -0.4 83 322 310 32 74 12 5 1 12 .239 .267 .319 .586 Dec 26 Harrisburg, PA, United States
14 John Kelly 4 1879 1884 0 -3.0 122 479 469 48 106 17 3 1 5 10 26 .226 .242 .281 .524 Apr 13 Paterson, NJ, United States
15 Fred Ketchum 2 1899 1901 0 -0.4 20 85 83 18 23 1 0 0 7 2 0 6 .277 .286 .289 .575 Mar 12 Cortland, NY, United States
16 Henry Krug 1 1902 1902 0 -1.0 53 215 198 20 45 3 3 0 14 2 7 16 .227 .261 .273 .534 Jan 14 San Francisco, CA, United States
17 Everett Mills 6 1871 1876 0 4.3 337 1538 1525 283 433 62 21 2 204 10 10 13 12 .284 .290 .356 .646 Jun 22 Newark, NJ, United States
18 Bill Morgan 3 1882 1884 0 -1.6 94 362 342 30 63 5 3 0 19 .184 .229 .216 .446 Sep 7 New York, NY, United States
19 Charlie Nyce 1 1895 1895 0 0.2 9 40 35 7 8 5 0 2 9 0 4 2 .229 .325 .543 .868 May 9 Philadelphia, PA, United States
20 John O'Connell 2 1891 1902 0 -0.3 16 57 51 3 9 1 0 0 7 2 6 8 .176 .263 .196 .459 May 14 Derry, NH, United States
21 Ed O'Neil 1 1890 1890 0 -0.4 12 43 40 0 5 0 0 0 2 0 3 .125 .186 .125 .311 May 2 Philadelphia, PA, United States
22 Dickey Pearce 7 1871 1877 0 8.6 291 1361 1328 217 333 21 4 2 134 13 4 33 21 .251 .269 .277 .546 Sep 18 Wareham, MA, United States
23 Tom Pratt 1 1871 1871 0 -0.0 1 6 6 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 Sep 28 Philadelphia, PA, United States
24 Shadow Pyle 2 1884 1887 0 -0.1 5 20 20 1 3 1 0 1 4 1 0 0 .150 .150 .350 .500 Dec 26 Reading, PA, United States
25 Andy Sommers 4 1887 1890 0 -1.6 98 359 339 35 67 13 4 3 36 8 16 62 .198 .242 .286 .528 Jul 22 Cleveland, OH, United States
26 Charlie Sweasy 7 1871 1878 0 -1.6 166 687 670 67 130 11 2 0 39 3 4 17 30 .194 .214 .216 .430 Mar 30 Newark, NJ, United States
27 Walter Terry 1 1875 1875 0 -0.3 6 22 22 0 4 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 .182 .182 .273 .455 Feb 20 Elizabeth, NJ, United States
28 Bill Traffley 5 1878 1886 0 -2.7 179 701 663 85 116 13 12 1 36 8 34 1 .175 .220 .235 .455 Jun 23 Des Moines, IA, United States
29 Ike Van Zandt 3 1901 1905 0 -1.4 100 356 339 32 76 15 1 1 20 7 7 53 .224 .242 .283 .525 Sep 14 Nashua, NH, United States
30 Wild Bill Widner 5 1887 1891 0 -0.3 71 247 242 23 50 3 0 2 19 8 4 42 .207 .223 .244 .466 Dec 10 Cincinnati, OH, United States

Pitching

Batters Above / Managers Below
Rk Name Yrs From To ASG WAR W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP Date of Death Died
1 Jim Brown 2 1884 1886 0 -3.3 2 15 .118 4.74 19 19 0 13 1 0 127.1 161 128 67 1 61 65 0 0 15 617 1.743 Apr 6 Williamsport, PA, United States
2 John Brown 1 1897 1897 0 -0.2 0 1 .000 7.20 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.0 7 8 4 0 4 0 3 0 1 28 2.200 Jul 18 Philadelphia, PA, United States
3 Ned Garvin 7 1896 1904 0 18.2 58 97 .374 2.72 181 158 23 134 13 3 1400.2 1320 714 423 20 413 612 71 3 48 5781 1.237 Jun 16 Fresno, CA, United States
4 Frank Griffith 2 1892 1894 0 -1.3 1 3 .250 10.10 8 7 0 3 0 0 46.1 67 67 52 6 43 18 9 0 6 253 2.374 Dec 8 Waterman, IL, United States
5 Charlie Householder 1 1884 1884 0 -0.1 0 0 3.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 3.0 4 3 1 0 0 3 0 0 13 1.333 Dec 26 Harrisburg, PA, United States
6 Ed O'Neil 1 1890 1890 0 -2.2 0 8 .000 9.26 8 8 0 8 0 0 68.0 111 95 70 0 45 19 7 0 13 364 2.294 May 2 Philadelphia, PA, United States
7 Dickey Pearce 7 1871 1877 0 -0.5 0 0 3.38 2 0 1 0 0 0 5.1 10 11 2 0 0 0 0 0 30 1.875 Sep 18 Wareham, MA, United States
8 Shadow Pyle 2 1884 1887 0 -0.4 1 4 .200 4.54 5 5 0 4 0 0 35.2 41 35 18 1 27 9 2 0 5 174 1.907 Dec 26 Reading, PA, United States
9 Ike Van Zandt 3 1901 1905 0 -0.0 0 0 4.66 3 0 3 0 0 0 19.1 18 15 10 0 10 5 2 0 0 85 1.448 Sep 14 Nashua, NH, United States
10 Wild Bill Widner 5 1887 1891 0 -1.1 22 36 .379 4.36 69 59 10 48 3 1 522.0 606 377 253 23 137 110 30 0 20 2320 1.423 Dec 10 Cincinnati, OH, United States
Totals 31 1871 1905 0 9.1 84 164 .339 3.63 298 257 39 210 17 4 2232.2 2345 1453 900 51 740 841 124 3 108 9665 1.743
Rk Mgr Yrs From To W L W-L% G>.500 G BestFin WrstFin AvRk Date of Death Died
1 Mike Griffin 1 1898 1898 1 3 .250 -2 4 10 10 10.0
2 Everett Mills 1 1872 1872 8 6 .571 2 17 2 2 2.0
3 Dickey Pearce 2 1872 1875 49 35 .583 14 88 3 4 3.8
4 Harry Spence 1 1888 1888 50 85 .370 -35 136 7 7 7.0
5 Charlie Sweasy 1 1875 1875 4 15 .211 -11 19 8 8 8.0
Totals 6 1872 1898 112 144 .438 -32 264 2 10 5.7