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1926 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 Charlie Abbey 5 1893 1897 0 1.8 452 1965 1756 307 493 67 46 19 280 93 167 122 .281 .351 .404 .755 Apr 27 San Francisco, CA, United States
2 Howard Armstrong 1 1911 1911 0 -0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Mar 8 Canisteo, NY, United States
3 Jake Aydelott 2 1884 1886 0 -0.4 14 53 50 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 3 .100 .151 .120 .271 Oct 22 Detroit, MI, United States
4 Bill Bailey 11 1907 1922 0 0.1 209 400 366 23 71 4 1 0 15 3 0 20 109 .194 .236 .210 .446 Nov 2 Houston, TX, United States
5 Emil Batch 4 1904 1907 0 1.6 348 1361 1253 134 315 38 22 7 98 37 65 120 .251 .290 .334 .624 Aug 23 Brooklyn, NY, United States
6 Moose Baxter 1 1907 1907 0 -0.3 6 21 21 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .190 .190 .190 .381 Aug 7 Portland, OR, United States
7 Johnny Beall 4 1913 1918 0 0.4 58 187 170 18 43 4 1 3 17 2 1 11 25 .253 .306 .341 .647 Jun 13 Beltsville, MD, United States
8 Lou Bierbauer 13 1886 1898 0 14.0 1385 6034 5713 821 1524 209 95 34 839 206 268 160 .267 .301 .354 .656 Jan 31 Erie, PA, United States
9 Al Burch 6 1906 1911 0 2.3 611 2422 2185 254 554 48 20 4 103 96 186 286 .254 .312 .299 .612 Oct 5 Brooklyn, NY, United States
10 Michael Campbell 1 1873 1873 0 -0.4 21 86 84 9 12 2 0 0 2 1 0 2 6 .143 .163 .167 .329 Jan 12 Scotch Plains, NJ, United States
11 John Cattanach 1 1884 1884 0 -0.2 3 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 Nov 10 Providence, RI, United States
12 Hi Church 1 1890 1890 0 -0.1 3 9 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .111 .111 .222 Feb 23 Jacksonville, FL, United States
13 Otis Clymer 6 1905 1913 0 3.0 385 1463 1330 182 355 42 19 2 98 83 6 99 153 .267 .322 .332 .653 Feb 27 St. Paul, MN, United States
14 George Cobb 1 1892 1892 0 0.5 57 194 172 20 36 4 5 1 13 2 22 37 .209 .299 .308 .607 Aug 19 Pomona, CA, United States
15 Dick Conway 3 1886 1888 0 0.1 58 225 204 27 47 6 1 0 14 6 20 22 .230 .302 .270 .572 Sep 9 Lowell, MA, United States
16 Ed Conwell 1 1911 1911 0 -0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 May 1 Chicago, IL, United States
17 Joe Crotty 4 1882 1886 0 -1.2 87 323 308 34 56 7 3 1 9 3 11 .182 .220 .234 .454 Jun 22 Minneapolis, MN, United States
18 Tom Drohan 1 1913 1913 0 0.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Sep 17 Kewanee, IL, United States
19 Ed Flanagan 2 1887 1889 0 -0.3 42 179 168 23 42 12 3 1 18 4 10 22 .250 .296 .375 .671 Nov 10 Lowell, MA, United States
20 Brownie Foreman 2 1895 1896 0 -0.6 32 92 76 8 8 0 0 0 6 2 15 23 .105 .253 .105 .358 Oct 10 Baltimore, MD, United States
21 Eddie Fusselback 4 1882 1888 0 0.7 109 470 462 75 124 19 3 1 3 0 8 1 .268 .281 .329 .610 Apr 14 Philadelphia, PA, United States
22 Alex Gardner 1 1884 1884 0 -0.2 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jun 18 Danvers, MA, United States
23 John Gillespie 1 1890 1890 0 -0.2 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jun 24 Buffalo, NY, United States
24 Sandy Griffin 4 1884 1893 0 0.9 166 715 630 116 173 35 7 5 78 25 77 24 .275 .361 .376 .737 Jun 4 Syracuse, NY, United States
25 George Haddock 7 1888 1894 0 1.8 227 829 736 114 167 27 6 6 83 14 89 157 .227 .314 .304 .618 Apr 18 Boston, MA, United States
26 Jimmy Hart 1 1901 1901 0 0.4 58 233 206 33 64 3 5 0 23 7 20 22 .311 .383 .374 .756 Aug 31 Los Angeles, CA, United States
27 Otto Hess 10 1902 1915 0 0.8 280 761 714 63 154 21 9 5 58 4 0 27 212 .216 .248 .291 .540 Feb 25 Tucson, AZ, United States
28 Ed High 1 1901 1901 0 -0.1 4 9 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 .000 .222 .000 .222 Feb 20 Baltimore, MD, United States
29 Holly Hollingshead 3 1872 1875 0 -0.3 58 263 261 45 69 4 4 0 33 2 1 2 7 .264 .270 .310 .580 Oct 6 Washington, DC, United States
30 Bill Hutchinson 9 1884 1897 0 -2.1 384 1425 1350 150 291 35 17 12 133 26 72 291 .216 .256 .293 .549 Mar 19 Kansas City, MO, United States
31 Jim Keenan 11 1875 1891 0 9.8 527 2079 1881 254 451 60 36 22 208 41 0 177 179 .240 .312 .345 .657 Sep 21 Cincinnati, OH, United States
32 Kick Kelly 1 1879 1879 0 -0.8 16 58 58 5 9 1 0 0 2 0 7 .155 .155 .172 .328 Mar 27 Malba, NY, United States
33 Charlie Krehmeyer 2 1884 1885 0 -0.8 29 107 104 7 23 1 2 0 10 3 2 .221 .243 .269 .512 Feb 10 St. Louis, MO, United States
34 Charlie Levis 2 1884 1885 0 -1.2 92 394 390 61 88 11 4 5 0 3 .226 .234 .313 .546 Oct 16 St. Louis, MO, United States
35 Abel Lizotte 1 1896 1896 0 -0.4 7 32 29 3 3 0 0 0 3 1 2 2 .103 .161 .103 .265 Dec 4 Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States
36 Al Martin 3 1872 1875 0 -0.5 17 73 73 4 12 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 .164 .164 .164 .329 Apr 1 Brooklyn, NY, United States
37 Bill McCauley 1 1895 1895 0 -0.0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jan 27 Washington, DC, United States
38 Ed McDonough 2 1909 1910 0 -0.1 6 10 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .100 .100 .100 .200 Sep 2 Elgin, IL, United States
39 Cal McVey 9 1871 1879 0 20.5 530 2543 2513 555 869 133 44 11 449 26 2 30 51 .346 .354 .447 .800 Aug 20 San Francisco, CA, United States
40 Howard Murphy 1 1909 1909 0 -0.5 25 67 60 3 12 0 0 0 3 1 4 10 .200 .250 .200 .450 Oct 5 Fort Worth, TX, United States
41 George Myers 6 1884 1889 0 -0.9 424 1699 1578 183 321 43 8 5 126 72 109 149 .203 .260 .250 .510 Dec 14 Buffalo, NY, United States
42 Tom Needham 11 1904 1914 0 1.2 523 1651 1491 113 311 50 10 8 117 20 0 109 187 .209 .274 .272 .546 Dec 14 Steubenville, OH, United States
43 Frank Pearce 1 1876 1876 0 -0.0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Nov 13 Louisville, KY, United States
44 George Pinkney 10 1884 1893 0 20.9 1163 5189 4610 874 1212 170 56 21 539 296 526 177 .263 .345 .338 .683 Nov 10 Peoria, IL, United States
45 Eddie Plank HOF 17 1901 1917 0 3.4 630 1776 1607 130 331 39 7 3 122 13 3 71 266 .206 .250 .245 .495 Feb 24 Gettysburg, PA, United States
46 Danny Richardson 11 1884 1894 0 16.0 1131 4755 4451 676 1129 149 52 32 558 225 283 289 .254 .301 .332 .633 Sep 15 New York, NY, United States
47 Henry Schmidt 1 1903 1903 0 0.3 41 125 107 17 21 1 1 1 10 3 13 20 .196 .283 .252 .536 Apr 23 Nashville, TN, United States
48 John Shaffer 2 1886 1887 0 -0.1 21 78 73 7 14 1 1 0 4 1 5 13 .192 .244 .233 .476 Nov 21 Endicott, NY, United States
49 Ed Sixsmith 1 1884 1884 0 -0.1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Dec 12 Philadelphia, PA, United States
50 Dave Skeels 1 1910 1910 0 -0.1 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 Dec 2 Spokane, WA, United States
51 Fred Smith 1 1890 1890 0 -0.3 38 135 126 11 21 7 1 0 10 4 8 .167 .222 .238 .460 Nov 19 Chicago, IL, United States
52 William Stecher 1 1890 1890 0 0.1 10 31 29 3 7 0 1 0 0 0 1 .241 .290 .310 .601 Dec 26 Riverside, NJ, United States
53 Art Sunday 1 1890 1890 0 0.1 24 105 83 26 22 5 1 0 13 0 15 9 .265 .419 .349 .768 Oct 2 Reno, NV, United States
54 Harry Weber 1 1884 1884 0 -0.4 3 9 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .111 .000 .111 Dec 22 Indianapolis, IN, United States
55 Gil Whitehouse 2 1912 1915 0 -0.8 37 132 123 16 27 6 2 0 9 3 6 19 .220 .262 .301 .562 Feb 14 Brewer, ME, 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 Charlie Abbey 5 1893 1897 0 -0.1 0 0 4.50 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 6 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 12 3.000 Apr 27 San Francisco, CA, United States
2 Howard Armstrong 1 1911 1911 0 -0.0 0 1 .000 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 3.0 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 12 1.333 Mar 8 Canisteo, NY, United States
3 Jake Aydelott 2 1884 1886 0 -1.6 5 9 .357 4.79 14 14 0 13 0 0 124.0 150 111 66 0 41 35 0 0 10 568 1.540 Oct 22 Detroit, MI, United States
4 Bill Bailey 11 1907 1922 0 -2.6 38 76 .333 3.57 203 117 56 70 8 0 1084.1 1035 593 430 20 527 570 44 2 43 4573 1.441 Nov 2 Houston, TX, United States
5 Lou Bierbauer 13 1886 1898 0 0.1 0 0 3.07 4 0 4 0 0 1 14.2 13 10 5 0 5 5 0 0 2 67 1.227 Jan 31 Erie, PA, United States
6 John Cattanach 1 1884 1884 0 -0.4 1 1 .500 3.68 3 3 0 2 0 0 22.0 14 17 9 0 8 15 0 8 93 1.000 Nov 10 Providence, RI, United States
7 George Cobb 1 1892 1892 0 -2.0 10 37 .213 4.86 53 47 6 42 0 0 394.1 495 333 213 21 140 159 19 0 15 1836 1.610 Aug 19 Pomona, CA, United States
8 Dick Conway 3 1886 1888 0 -1.2 15 24 .385 4.78 41 41 0 39 0 0 352.0 404 283 187 18 137 121 14 0 31 1598 1.537 Sep 9 Lowell, MA, United States
9 Tom Drohan 1 1913 1913 0 -0.1 0 0 9.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 2.0 5 2 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 10 2.500 Sep 17 Kewanee, IL, United States
10 Brownie Foreman 2 1895 1896 0 1.3 12 12 .500 4.97 32 29 3 20 1 2 224.1 245 168 124 6 115 81 29 0 10 1037 1.605 Oct 10 Baltimore, MD, United States
11 Eddie Fusselback 4 1882 1888 0 -0.6 1 2 .333 4.70 4 2 2 2 0 1 23.0 34 24 12 0 2 3 0 1 108 1.565 Apr 14 Philadelphia, PA, United States
12 George Haddock 7 1888 1894 0 9.0 95 87 .522 4.07 204 189 15 160 8 2 1580.0 1650 1111 715 56 714 599 61 0 101 7134 1.496 Apr 18 Boston, MA, United States
13 Otto Hess 10 1902 1915 0 7.1 70 90 .438 2.98 198 165 30 127 18 5 1418.0 1355 663 469 26 448 580 80 5 38 5880 1.272 Feb 25 Tucson, AZ, United States
14 Ed High 1 1901 1901 0 0.4 1 0 1.000 3.50 4 1 2 1 0 0 18.0 21 9 7 0 6 4 1 0 0 80 1.500 Feb 20 Baltimore, MD, United States
15 Bill Hutchinson 9 1884 1897 0 40.3 182 163 .528 3.59 376 346 29 321 21 4 3079.1 3124 1913 1228 104 1132 1235 86 0 123 13458 1.382 Mar 19 Kansas City, MO, United States
16 Jim Keenan 11 1875 1891 0 0.5 0 1 .000 2.37 4 0 4 0 0 0 19.0 17 8 5 0 4 2 0 0 1 76 1.105 Sep 21 Cincinnati, OH, United States
17 Cal McVey 9 1871 1879 0 -0.9 10 12 .455 3.83 34 19 12 12 0 5 176.1 235 141 75 3 16 37 0 10 813 1.423 Aug 20 San Francisco, CA, United States
18 Frank Pearce 1 1876 1876 0 -0.1 0 0 4.50 1 0 1 0 0 0 4.0 5 4 2 0 1 1 0 2 20 1.500 Nov 13 Louisville, KY, United States
19 George Pinkney 10 1884 1893 0 0.0 0 0 4.50 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 1.000 Nov 10 Peoria, IL, United States
20 Eddie Plank HOF 17 1901 1917 0 86.5 326 194 .627 2.35 623 529 77 410 69 23 4495.2 3958 1566 1174 42 1072 2246 190 6 88 17803 1.119 Feb 24 Gettysburg, PA, United States
21 Danny Richardson 11 1884 1894 0 0.6 7 3 .700 3.24 15 9 5 8 1 0 100.0 91 54 36 1 30 38 0 0 4 416 1.210 Sep 15 New York, NY, United States
22 Henry Schmidt 1 1903 1903 0 1.6 22 13 .629 3.83 40 36 4 29 5 2 301.0 321 167 128 5 120 96 21 0 8 1288 1.465 Apr 23 Nashville, TN, United States
23 John Shaffer 2 1886 1887 0 0.6 7 14 .333 4.57 21 21 0 21 1 0 181.0 188 148 92 3 82 58 12 0 18 816 1.492 Nov 21 Endicott, NY, United States
24 Dave Skeels 1 1910 1910 0 -0.3 0 0 12.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.0 9 8 8 0 4 2 1 0 1 32 2.167 Dec 2 Spokane, WA, United States
25 Fred Smith 1 1890 1890 0 4.7 19 13 .594 3.27 35 34 1 31 2 0 286.0 273 155 104 13 90 116 13 0 10 1223 1.269 Nov 19 Chicago, IL, United States
26 William Stecher 1 1890 1890 0 -3.0 0 10 .000 10.32 10 10 0 9 0 0 68.0 111 110 78 1 60 18 14 0 12 386 2.515 Dec 26 Riverside, NJ, United States
27 Gil Whitehouse 2 1912 1915 0 0.1 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 1.000 Feb 14 Brewer, ME, United States
Totals 138 1871 1922 0 139.9 821 762 .519 3.33 1926 1613 257 1317 134 45 13981.0 13764 7604 5171 320 4756 6023 585 13 538 59348 1.227
Rk Mgr Yrs From To W L W-L% G>.500 G BestFin WrstFin AvRk Date of Death Died
1 Sandy Griffin 1 1891 1891 2 4 .333 -2 6 8 8 8.0
2 Holly Hollingshead 2 1875 1884 16 66 .195 -50 82 10 12 11.5
3 Kick Kelly 2 1887 1888 86 89 .491 -3 178 4 7 4.7
4 Cal McVey 3 1873 1879 91 64 .587 27 157 2 5 3.4
5 Danny Richardson 1 1892 1892 12 31 .279 -19 43 12 12 12.0
Totals 9 1873 1892 207 254 .449 -47 466 2 12 6.2