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1927 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 Billy Alvord 5 1885 1893 0 -1.0 265 1114 1069 129 270 31 30 3 109 27 44 83 .253 .283 .346 .629 Apr 7 St. Petersburg, FL, United States
2 Kirtley Baker 5 1890 1899 0 0.3 65 190 166 19 35 1 2 0 10 2 22 23 .211 .311 .241 .551 Apr 13 Covington, KY, United States
3 Phil Bedgood 2 1922 1923 0 0.0 10 8 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .286 .333 .619 Nov 8 Fort Pierce, FL, United States
4 Charlie Bennett 15 1878 1893 0 39.1 1062 4310 3821 549 978 203 67 55 533 42 478 572 .256 .340 .387 .728 Feb 24 Detroit, MI, United States
5 Drummond Brown 3 1913 1915 0 -0.1 123 354 319 20 77 14 1 2 33 4 0 21 38 .241 .294 .310 .605 Jan 27 Platte County, MO, United States
6 Tom Brown 17 1882 1898 0 16.4 1788 8205 7372 1521 1951 238 138 64 736 657 748 781 .265 .336 .360 .697 Oct 25 Washington, DC, United States
7 Harry Cheek 1 1910 1910 0 0.1 2 4 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .750 1.250 Aug 25 Redwood City, CA, United States
8 Ed Clark 1 1886 1886 0 0.0 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 Nov 7 Hampton, VA, United States
9 Mike Corcoran 1 1884 1884 0 -0.0 1 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 Oct 11 East Setauket, NY, United States
10 Lave Cross 21 1887 1907 0 47.2 2277 9741 9084 1338 2651 412 136 47 1378 303 466 217 .292 .329 .383 .711 Sep 6 Toledo, OH, United States
11 Jerry Denny 13 1881 1894 0 20.7 1237 5140 4946 714 1286 238 76 74 667 130 173 602 .260 .287 .384 .671 Aug 16 Houston, TX, United States
12 Bill Gannon 1 1901 1901 0 -0.8 15 63 61 2 9 0 0 0 0 5 1 10 .148 .161 .148 .309 Apr 26 Fort Worth, TX, United States
13 Bill Gilbert 1 1892 1892 0 0.0 2 6 6 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 .333 .333 .500 .833 Dec 17 Havre de Grace, MD, United States
14 Billy Gilbert 8 1901 1909 0 5.6 850 3271 2816 375 695 72 17 4 237 167 270 229 .247 .328 .289 .617 Aug 8 New York, NY, United States
15 Pat Griffin 1 1914 1914 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jun 7 Youngstown, OH, United States
16 Jack Harper 1 1915 1915 0 -0.0 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jun 18 Halstead, KS, United States
17 Ben Harris 2 1914 1915 0 0.2 32 54 45 3 9 1 1 0 2 0 4 15 .200 .265 .267 .532 Apr 1 St. Louis, MO, United States
18 Ed Hughes 3 1902 1906 0 -0.1 9 21 21 2 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 9 .190 .190 .190 .381 Oct 14 McHenry, IL, United States
19 Ben Hunt 2 1910 1913 0 -0.3 9 21 20 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 .050 .050 .050 .100 Sep 27 Greybull, WY, United States
20 Bob Ingersoll 1 1914 1914 0 0.1 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 Jan 13 Minneapolis, MN, United States
21 Tommy Johns 1 1873 1873 0 -0.1 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Apr 13 Baltimore, MD, United States
22 Katsy Keifer 1 1914 1914 0 0.0 1 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 Feb 19 Outwood, KY, United States
23 Vive Lindaman 4 1906 1909 0 -0.5 131 334 303 27 46 4 1 0 11 1 22 75 .152 .209 .172 .381 Feb 13 Charles City, IA, United States
24 Harry Little 1 1877 1877 0 -0.1 4 17 15 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 7 .133 .235 .133 .369 Feb 17 Cook County, IL, United States
25 Mike Lynch 4 1904 1907 0 0.3 98 267 246 23 50 7 3 0 18 0 12 59 .203 .240 .256 .496 Apr 2 Garrison, NY, United States
26 John McGlone 3 1886 1888 0 -1.2 80 325 297 38 58 3 4 1 33 41 23 35 .195 .265 .242 .507 Nov 22 Brooklyn, NY, United States
27 Herm Merritt 1 1921 1921 0 0.2 20 50 46 3 17 1 2 0 6 1 0 1 5 .370 .396 .478 .874 May 26 Kansas City, MO, United States
28 Ray Miller 1 1917 1917 0 0.0 25 59 48 2 8 2 0 0 2 0 10 6 .167 .310 .208 .519 Apr 7 Pittsburgh, PA, United States
29 Hank Morrison 1 1887 1887 0 -0.2 7 28 26 4 3 0 0 0 3 2 2 4 .115 .179 .115 .294 Sep 30 Attleboro, MA, United States
30 Pat Murphy 4 1887 1890 0 -0.3 86 334 309 34 68 9 2 1 21 7 24 28 .220 .278 .272 .550 May 16 Worcester, MA, United States
31 Al Myers 8 1884 1891 0 7.7 833 3548 3222 429 788 135 34 13 359 111 294 263 .245 .314 .320 .634 Dec 24 Marshall, IL, United States
32 Patrick O'Loughlin 1 1883 1883 0 0.0 1 5 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .400 .800 May 18 Lowell, MA, United States
33 Chick Pedroes 1 1902 1902 0 -0.2 2 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 Aug 6 Chicago, IL, United States
34 John Richter 1 1898 1898 0 -0.1 3 14 13 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .154 .154 .154 .308 Oct 4 Louisville, KY, United States
35 Ike Rockenfield 2 1905 1906 0 0.4 122 504 411 43 91 16 0 0 24 11 47 56 .221 .328 .260 .588 Feb 21 San Diego, CA, United States
36 Bobby Rothermel 1 1899 1899 0 -0.3 10 23 21 1 2 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 .095 .136 .095 .232 Feb 11 Detroit, MI, United States
37 Otto Schomberg 3 1886 1888 0 4.2 214 912 777 155 220 29 23 7 122 34 123 44 .283 .389 .407 .796 May 3 Ottawa, KS, United States
38 Jack Sharrott 4 1890 1893 0 -1.0 96 308 299 47 71 9 5 2 43 15 9 31 .237 .260 .321 .581 Dec 31 Los Angeles, CA, United States
39 Danny Shay 4 1901 1907 0 2.4 231 886 775 89 186 26 5 2 62 52 88 54 .240 .325 .294 .620 Dec 1 Kansas City, MO, United States
40 Mike Shea 1 1887 1887 0 0.0 2 9 8 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250 .333 .250 .583 Aug 22 New Orleans, LA, United States
41 Germany Smith 15 1884 1898 0 21.5 1712 7008 6562 907 1597 252 95 47 800 235 408 390 .243 .289 .332 .622 Dec 1 Altoona, PA, United States
42 Pop Smith 12 1880 1891 0 13.4 1112 4623 4238 643 941 141 87 24 358 169 325 345 .222 .287 .313 .600 Apr 18 Boston, MA, United States
43 Joe Start 16 1871 1886 0 32.2 1070 4907 4743 852 1417 148 67 15 544 18 9 164 109 .299 .322 .368 .690 Mar 27 Providence, RI, United States
44 Henry Stein 1 1900 1900 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Apr 1 Hannibal, MO, United States
45 John Tilley 2 1882 1884 0 -0.9 41 148 138 9 19 4 1 0 4 9 11 .138 .196 .181 .377 Mar 6 Newark, NJ, United States
46 Jake Wells 2 1888 1890 0 0.0 46 177 162 22 34 4 0 0 14 1 10 5 .210 .277 .235 .511 Mar 16 Hendersonville, NC, United States
47 Jimmy Wood 3 1871 1873 0 3.7 102 513 488 162 162 33 12 3 82 28 5 25 6 .332 .365 .467 .832 Nov 30 San Francisco, CA, United States
48 Ross Youngs HOF 10 1917 1926 0 32.2 1211 5336 4627 812 1491 236 93 42 592 153 83 550 390 .322 .399 .441 .839 Oct 22 San Antonio, TX, 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 Kirtley Baker 5 1890 1899 0 -5.7 9 38 .191 6.28 58 44 13 34 2 0 371.0 483 388 259 20 186 115 31 0 30 1789 1.803 Apr 13 Covington, KY, United States
2 Phil Bedgood 2 1922 1923 0 -0.1 1 2 .333 4.88 10 3 4 1 0 0 27.2 23 17 15 0 18 12 5 0 1 122 1.482 Nov 8 Fort Pierce, FL, United States
3 Tom Brown 17 1882 1898 0 -1.7 2 2 .500 5.29 12 1 11 1 0 0 49.1 56 55 29 0 31 16 3 0 14 265 1.764 Oct 25 Washington, DC, United States
4 Ed Clark 1 1886 1886 0 -0.1 0 1 .000 6.75 1 1 0 1 0 0 8.0 10 8 6 2 2 2 2 0 0 38 1.500 Nov 7 Hampton, VA, United States
5 Mike Corcoran 1 1884 1884 0 -0.3 0 1 .000 4.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 16 14 4 1 7 2 0 5 50 2.556 Oct 11 East Setauket, NY, United States
6 Jerry Denny 13 1881 1894 0 -0.2 0 0 9.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 4.0 5 5 4 1 4 1 0 0 3 22 2.250 Aug 16 Houston, TX, United States
7 Bill Gilbert 1 1892 1892 0 -0.3 0 1 .000 5.79 2 1 1 1 0 0 14.0 14 15 9 1 17 5 0 0 1 73 2.214 Dec 17 Havre de Grace, MD, United States
8 Pat Griffin 1 1914 1914 0 -0.2 0 0 9.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 3 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 6 5.000 Jun 7 Youngstown, OH, United States
9 Jack Harper 1 1915 1915 0 0.1 0 0 3.12 3 0 2 0 0 0 8.2 5 4 3 0 1 3 0 0 0 32 0.692 Jun 18 Halstead, KS, United States
10 Ben Harris 2 1914 1915 0 -1.5 7 7 .500 4.04 32 14 14 5 0 1 156.0 180 89 70 7 41 40 6 0 2 645 1.417 Apr 1 St. Louis, MO, United States
11 Ed Hughes 3 1902 1906 0 -1.1 3 2 .600 4.78 8 4 4 2 0 0 43.1 53 34 23 0 12 11 1 0 0 188 1.500 Oct 14 McHenry, IL, United States
12 Ben Hunt 2 1910 1913 0 -0.0 2 4 .333 3.95 9 8 1 3 0 0 54.2 51 27 24 4 29 25 1 0 1 228 1.463 Sep 27 Greybull, WY, United States
13 Bob Ingersoll 1 1914 1914 0 0.1 0 0 3.00 4 0 3 0 0 0 6.0 5 2 2 0 5 2 1 0 0 26 1.667 Jan 13 Minneapolis, MN, United States
14 Katsy Keifer 1 1914 1914 0 0.3 1 0 1.000 2.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 6 2 2 0 2 2 0 0 1 33 0.889 Feb 19 Outwood, KY, United States
15 Vive Lindaman 4 1906 1909 0 2.9 36 60 .375 2.92 131 100 27 83 7 2 904.0 876 418 293 22 296 286 37 1 21 3670 1.296 Feb 13 Charles City, IA, United States
16 Mike Lynch 4 1904 1907 0 2.6 43 32 .573 3.05 97 72 23 53 1 3 656.0 597 296 222 9 281 292 29 0 16 2722 1.338 Apr 2 Garrison, NY, United States
17 Hank Morrison 1 1887 1887 0 -1.5 3 4 .429 7.58 7 7 0 5 0 0 57.0 79 73 48 2 27 13 1 0 7 285 1.860 Sep 30 Attleboro, MA, United States
18 Jack Sharrott 4 1890 1893 0 3.7 20 17 .541 3.12 48 32 15 26 0 0 311.1 264 183 108 6 157 137 17 0 16 1363 1.352 Dec 31 Los Angeles, CA, United States
19 Mike Shea 1 1887 1887 0 -0.6 1 1 .500 7.02 2 2 0 2 0 0 16.2 26 25 13 0 10 0 0 0 3 88 2.160 Aug 22 New Orleans, LA, United States
20 Germany Smith 15 1884 1898 0 -0.1 0 0 9.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 6 3.000 Dec 1 Altoona, PA, United States
21 Pop Smith 12 1880 1891 0 -0.3 0 0 6.35 3 0 3 0 0 0 5.2 10 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 28 1.765 Apr 18 Boston, MA, United States
Totals 92 1880 1923 0 -4 128 172 .427 3.78 432 291 124 219 10 6 2713.1 2765 1667 1140 75 1128 965 134 1 122 11679 1.667
Rk Mgr Yrs From To W L W-L% G>.500 G BestFin WrstFin AvRk Date of Death Died
1 Tom Brown 2 1897 1898 64 72 .471 -8 137 6 11 7.4
2 Lave Cross 1 1899 1899 8 30 .211 -22 38 12 12 12.0
3 Ed Hengel 1 1884 1884 34 39 .466 -5 74 5 5 5.0
4 Joe Start 1 1873 1873 18 7 .720 11 25 4 4 4.0
5 Jimmy Wood 5 1871 1875 105 99 .515 6 206 2 9 4.7
Totals 10 1871 1899 229 247 .481 -18 480 2 12 6.0