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1928 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 Becker 2 1911 1912 0 0.0 15 26 24 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 .250 .280 .250 .530 Jul 30 Washington, DC, United States
2 Harry Berthrong 1 1871 1871 0 -0.1 17 77 73 17 17 1 1 0 8 3 1 4 2 .233 .273 .274 .547 Apr 24 Chelsea, MA, United States
3 Grant Briggs 4 1890 1895 0 -2.5 110 402 378 46 62 7 5 0 22 9 21 15 .164 .212 .209 .421 May 31 Pittsburgh, PA, United States
4 Oyster Burns 11 1884 1895 0 26.3 1188 5160 4645 870 1392 224 129 65 834 263 464 249 .300 .368 .445 .814 Nov 11 Brooklyn, NY, United States
5 Denny Clare 1 1872 1872 0 -0.1 2 7 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .286 Nov 26 Brooklyn, NY, United States
6 Bill Cooney 2 1909 1910 0 0.1 13 24 22 2 6 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 .273 .333 .273 .606 Nov 6 Roxbury, MA, United States
7 Chuck Corgan 2 1925 1927 0 -0.2 33 113 104 7 23 2 1 0 1 0 0 7 13 .221 .270 .260 .530 Jun 13 Wagoner, OK, United States
8 Frank Cox 1 1884 1884 0 -1.0 27 104 102 6 13 3 1 0 4 2 36 .127 .144 .176 .321 Jun 24 Hartford, CT, United States
9 Con Daily 12 1885 1896 0 4.6 628 2453 2214 280 541 74 22 2 262 94 208 208 .244 .315 .300 .616 Jun 14 Brooklyn, NY, United States
10 Pete Daniels 2 1890 1898 0 0.2 14 33 29 2 7 2 0 0 3 0 4 4 .241 .333 .310 .644 Feb 13 Indianapolis, IN, United States
11 Harry DeMiller 1 1892 1892 0 0.1 4 12 10 2 3 0 0 0 5 2 2 1 .300 .417 .300 .717 Oct 19 Santa Ana, CA, United States
12 Charlie Dorman 1 1923 1923 0 0.0 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 Nov 15 San Francisco, CA, United States
13 Jack Dunn 8 1897 1904 0 -0.3 490 1772 1622 197 397 54 10 1 164 55 83 122 .245 .287 .292 .580 Oct 22 Towson, MD, United States
14 Bill Farmer 1 1888 1888 0 -0.2 5 16 16 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 .125 .125 .125 .250 Feb 9 Philadelphia, PA, United States
15 Max Fiske 1 1914 1914 0 0.3 39 71 68 4 16 1 0 0 4 0 2 8 .235 .257 .250 .507 May 25 Chicago, IL, United States
16 Jim Foran 1 1871 1871 0 0.5 19 91 89 21 31 1 3 1 18 1 0 2 1 .348 .363 .461 .823 Jan 30 Los Angeles, CA, United States
17 Jim Gilmore 1 1875 1875 0 -0.1 3 12 12 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250 .250 .250 .500 Nov 18 Baltimore, MD, United States
18 Hunkey Hines 1 1895 1895 0 0.0 2 10 8 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 .250 .400 .250 .650 Jan 2 Rockford, IL, United States
19 Pete Hotaling 9 1879 1888 0 7.7 840 3734 3492 590 931 148 63 9 371 78 224 251 .267 .314 .353 .667 Jul 2 Cleveland, OH, United States
20 Nat Hudson 4 1886 1889 0 1.2 125 483 446 56 110 14 3 3 58 12 35 51 .247 .304 .312 .616 Mar 14 Chicago, IL, United States
21 Bill Hughes 2 1884 1885 0 -0.5 18 69 65 8 9 1 1 0 1 3 .138 .188 .185 .373 Dec 2 Brooklyn, NY, United States
22 Hughie Jennings HOF 18 1891 1918 0 42.3 1284 5648 4895 992 1526 232 88 18 840 359 0 347 234 .312 .391 .406 .797 Feb 1 Scranton, PA, United States
23 Charlie Jordan 1 1896 1896 0 0.0 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 Jun 1 Hazleton, PA, United States
24 Herb Juul 1 1911 1911 0 -0.0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Nov 14 Chicago, IL, United States
25 Jake Kafora 2 1913 1914 0 -0.2 22 27 24 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .125 .222 .125 .347 Mar 23 Chicago, IL, United States
26 Ed Kelly 1 1914 1914 0 -0.0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Nov 4 Red Lodge, MT, United States
27 Ed Killian 8 1903 1910 0 1.6 220 645 609 56 127 18 9 0 47 6 16 101 .209 .230 .268 .498 Jul 18 Detroit, MI, United States
28 Malachi Kittridge 16 1890 1906 0 2.8 1216 4454 4029 375 882 108 31 17 391 64 314 274 .219 .277 .274 .550 Jun 23 Gary, IN, United States
29 Pete Lohman 1 1891 1891 0 0.0 32 126 109 18 21 1 4 1 11 1 16 17 .193 .302 .303 .604 Nov 20 Patton, CA, United States
30 Tom Lovett 6 1885 1894 0 -1.5 166 607 574 75 106 8 6 4 69 12 29 88 .185 .229 .240 .469 Mar 19 Providence, RI, United States
31 Ike McAuley 5 1914 1925 0 -0.4 64 204 179 14 44 8 2 0 13 1 0 11 28 .246 .293 .313 .606 Apr 6 Des Moines, IA, United States
32 Harry McCaffery 2 1882 1883 0 0.5 44 179 175 24 44 8 6 0 1 4 .251 .268 .366 .634 Apr 19 St. Louis, MO, United States
33 Bill McCarthy 2 1905 1907 0 -0.4 4 11 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .091 .091 .091 .182 Feb 4 Washington, DC, United States
34 Mart McQuaid 2 1891 1898 0 -0.0 5 15 15 1 4 2 0 0 1 1 0 3 .267 .267 .400 .667 Mar 5 Chicago, IL, United States
35 George Meister 1 1884 1884 0 -0.4 34 127 119 9 23 6 0 0 3 .193 .244 .244 .488 Dec 27 Pittsburgh, PA, United States
36 Joe Miller 2 1884 1885 0 1.8 203 819 762 90 163 21 13 1 24 54 .214 .269 .280 .548 Apr 23 Wheeling, WV, United States
37 Billy Milligan 2 1901 1904 0 0.3 12 28 24 7 6 1 1 1 3 0 3 4 .250 .333 .500 .833 Oct 14 Buffalo, NY, United States
38 Joe Mulvey 12 1883 1895 0 6.9 987 4213 4063 598 1059 157 71 28 532 147 134 257 .261 .287 .355 .642 Aug 21 Philadelphia, PA, United States
39 Charlie Petty 3 1889 1894 0 -0.0 34 109 95 13 22 1 2 1 11 1 8 18 .232 .298 .316 .614 Dec 7 Detroit, MI, United States
40 Marr Phillips 3 1884 1890 0 2.3 198 851 824 73 197 31 8 0 53 10 23 13 .239 .263 .296 .559 Apr 1 Pittsburgh, PA, United States
41 Al Reach 5 1871 1875 0 0.7 83 402 393 89 97 15 7 0 56 7 2 9 10 .247 .264 .321 .584 Jan 14 Atlantic City, NJ, United States
42 Hugh Reid 1 1874 1874 0 -0.1 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Dec 22 Chicago, IL, United States
43 Jack Ridgway 1 1914 1914 0 -0.0 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Feb 23 Philadelphia, PA, United States
44 Claude Rossman 5 1904 1909 0 5.7 511 2019 1848 175 523 80 26 3 238 49 90 165 .283 .318 .359 .677 Jan 16 Poughkeepsie, NY, United States
45 Pony Sager 1 1871 1871 0 -0.1 8 41 39 9 11 0 0 0 5 5 1 2 2 .282 .317 .282 .599 Oct 15 Newport, NH, United States
46 Al Sauter 1 1890 1890 0 -0.3 14 52 41 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 11 .098 .288 .098 .386 Jul 15 Ocean City, NJ, United States
47 Mort Scanlan 1 1890 1890 0 -0.2 3 12 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 5 .000 .167 .000 .167 Dec 29 Chicago, IL, United States
48 Walt Schulz 1 1920 1920 0 -0.0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 Feb 27 Prescott, AZ, United States
49 Urban Shocker 13 1916 1928 0 3.9 412 1049 798 89 167 23 3 1 70 1 3 139 211 .209 .334 .249 .584 Sep 9 Denver, CO, United States
50 Billy Smith 1 1886 1886 0 -0.2 10 39 38 2 7 2 0 0 4 0 1 14 .184 .205 .237 .442 May 24 New Orleans, LA, United States
51 Bull Smith 3 1904 1911 0 -0.5 15 44 43 2 6 0 1 0 1 0 1 7 .140 .159 .186 .345 May 1 Charleston, WV, United States
52 Frank Smith 1 1884 1884 0 -0.1 10 36 36 3 9 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .306 .556 Oct 11 Canandaigua, NY, United States
53 Homer Smoot 5 1902 1906 0 11.0 680 2891 2635 308 763 102 45 15 269 84 149 300 .290 .336 .380 .715 Mar 25 Salisbury, MD, United States
54 Ed Stein 8 1890 1898 0 0.2 216 727 660 82 148 17 7 2 78 6 52 118 .224 .289 .280 .569 May 10 Detroit, MI, United States
55 Bill Stuart 2 1895 1899 0 -0.2 20 83 80 5 19 3 0 0 10 2 2 8 .238 .265 .275 .540 Oct 14 Fort Worth, TX, United States
56 Jake Thielman 4 1905 1908 0 1.7 70 207 175 27 42 5 6 0 20 4 21 31 .240 .328 .337 .665 Jan 28 Minneapolis, MN, United States
57 George Treadway 4 1893 1896 0 3.8 328 1477 1290 259 368 58 46 13 227 60 165 115 .285 .370 .432 .802 Nov 5 Riverside, CA, United States
58 Butts Wagner 1 1898 1898 0 -1.2 74 284 261 22 59 12 3 1 34 4 16 10 .226 .279 .307 .585 Nov 26 Pittsburgh, PA, United States
59 Jake Weimer 7 1903 1909 0 1.0 192 584 540 46 115 11 1 1 36 4 29 99 .213 .257 .243 .500 Jun 19 Chicago, IL, United States
60 Billy West 2 1874 1876 0 -0.0 10 40 39 4 8 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 .205 .225 .231 .456 Oct 27 Richmond Hill, NY, United States
61 Bobby Wheelock 3 1887 1891 0 4.4 236 974 854 138 201 25 4 3 70 106 118 70 .235 .330 .285 .614 Mar 13 Boston, MA, United States
62 Zeke Wilson 5 1895 1899 0 -0.9 127 422 385 50 83 5 4 1 40 7 20 53 .216 .260 .257 .517 Apr 26 Montgomery, AL, United States
63 Snake Wiltse 3 1901 1903 0 1.6 86 309 284 43 79 10 9 2 37 1 13 21 .278 .326 .398 .724 Aug 26 Harrisburg, PA, United States
64 Sam Wright 4 1875 1881 0 0.4 45 174 173 10 29 4 0 0 5 1 0 1 6 .168 .172 .191 .363 May 6 Boston, MA, 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 Becker 2 1911 1912 0 -0.1 3 5 .375 3.92 15 5 7 5 1 0 80.1 88 50 35 2 29 36 7 1 2 365 1.456 Jul 30 Washington, DC, United States
2 Oyster Burns 11 1884 1895 0 -0.3 8 5 .615 4.09 25 11 11 10 1 4 138.2 152 105 63 2 30 40 16 1 25 607 1.313 Nov 11 Brooklyn, NY, United States
3 Bill Cooney 2 1909 1910 0 0.2 0 0 1.42 3 0 3 0 0 0 6.1 4 2 1 0 2 3 0 0 1 24 0.947 Nov 6 Roxbury, MA, United States
4 Pete Daniels 2 1890 1898 0 -0.5 2 8 .200 4.79 14 10 3 6 0 0 82.2 102 70 44 1 26 21 6 0 0 374 1.548 Feb 13 Indianapolis, IN, United States
5 Harry DeMiller 1 1892 1892 0 -0.5 1 1 .500 6.38 4 2 2 2 0 0 24.0 29 22 17 1 16 15 1 0 3 118 1.875 Oct 19 Santa Ana, CA, United States
6 Jack Dunn 8 1897 1904 0 7.9 64 59 .520 4.11 142 118 21 103 3 3 1076.2 1217 664 492 30 334 171 54 0 15 4687 1.441 Oct 22 Towson, MD, United States
7 Max Fiske 1 1914 1914 0 -0.2 12 12 .500 3.14 38 22 12 7 0 0 198.0 161 84 69 7 59 87 7 0 0 762 1.111 May 25 Chicago, IL, United States
8 Nat Hudson 4 1886 1889 0 6.1 48 26 .649 3.08 86 78 8 72 5 1 694.1 669 381 238 15 156 258 25 0 28 2925 1.188 Mar 14 Chicago, IL, United States
9 Bill Hughes 2 1884 1885 0 -0.4 0 2 .000 4.86 2 2 0 2 0 0 16.2 18 17 9 0 10 4 2 0 4 79 1.680 Dec 2 Brooklyn, NY, United States
10 Charlie Jordan 1 1896 1896 0 -0.0 0 0 7.71 2 0 2 0 0 0 4.2 9 4 4 0 2 3 0 0 0 24 2.357 Jun 1 Hazleton, PA, United States
11 Herb Juul 1 1911 1911 0 0.0 0 0 4.50 1 0 1 0 0 0 4.0 3 2 2 0 4 2 0 0 0 17 1.750 Nov 14 Chicago, IL, United States
12 Ed Kelly 1 1914 1914 0 0.0 0 0 0.00 3 0 3 0 0 0 2.1 1 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 1 11 0.857 Nov 4 Red Lodge, MT, United States
13 Ed Killian 8 1903 1910 0 25.2 103 78 .569 2.38 214 180 31 149 22 4 1598.1 1463 585 423 9 482 516 70 1 22 6508 1.217 Jul 18 Detroit, MI, United States
14 Malachi Kittridge 16 1890 1906 0 -0.1 0 0 5.40 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.2 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 8 1.800 Jun 23 Gary, IN, United States
15 Tom Lovett 6 1885 1894 0 9.4 88 59 .599 3.94 162 149 12 132 9 1 1305.1 1341 840 571 48 444 439 59 4 68 5725 1.367 Mar 19 Providence, RI, United States
16 Billy Milligan 2 1901 1904 0 -0.9 0 4 .000 4.81 11 4 6 3 0 2 58.0 79 46 31 3 18 11 3 0 2 275 1.672 Oct 14 Buffalo, NY, United States
17 Charlie Petty 3 1889 1894 0 -0.0 10 15 .400 5.41 34 26 6 19 0 0 228.0 308 216 137 11 94 40 19 0 9 1086 1.763 Dec 7 Detroit, MI, United States
18 Jack Ridgway 1 1914 1914 0 -0.6 0 1 .000 11.00 4 1 1 0 0 0 9.0 20 11 11 1 3 2 1 0 0 49 2.556 Feb 23 Philadelphia, PA, United States
19 Walt Schulz 1 1920 1920 0 -0.2 0 0 6.00 2 0 1 0 0 0 6.0 10 5 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 30 2.000 Feb 27 Prescott, AZ, United States
20 Urban Shocker 13 1916 1928 0 54.9 187 117 .615 3.17 412 317 72 200 28 25 2681.2 2709 1131 945 130 657 983 37 3 20 11137 1.255 Sep 9 Denver, CO, United States
21 Billy Smith 1 1886 1886 0 0.1 5 4 .556 4.09 9 9 0 9 0 0 77.0 81 47 35 0 30 36 0 9 343 1.442 May 24 New Orleans, LA, United States
22 Ed Stein 8 1890 1898 0 18.3 109 78 .583 3.97 215 183 30 158 12 3 1656.0 1689 1048 731 50 732 535 58 1 90 7345 1.462 May 10 Detroit, MI, United States
23 Jake Thielman 4 1905 1908 0 1.4 30 28 .517 3.16 65 56 7 49 3 0 475.1 483 234 167 9 107 158 23 2 13 1942 1.241 Jan 28 Minneapolis, MN, United States
24 Jake Weimer 7 1903 1909 0 26.0 97 69 .584 2.23 191 180 9 143 21 2 1472.2 1227 511 365 14 493 657 73 3 26 5971 1.168 Jun 19 Chicago, IL, United States
25 Zeke Wilson 5 1895 1899 0 9.3 52 44 .542 4.03 120 106 12 84 3 1 882.0 1054 566 395 27 270 198 28 0 19 3886 1.501 Apr 26 Montgomery, AL, United States
26 Snake Wiltse 3 1901 1903 0 1.3 29 31 .483 4.59 68 62 6 54 2 2 537.1 674 362 274 15 146 121 26 1 17 2379 1.526 Aug 26 Harrisburg, PA, United States
Totals 114 1884 1928 0 156.3 848 646 .568 3.42 1843 1521 267 1207 110 48 13317.0 13593 7006 5064 375 4148 4340 515 17 374 56677 1.241
Rk Mgr Yrs From To W L W-L% G>.500 G BestFin WrstFin AvRk Date of Death Died
1 Horace Fogel 2 1887 1902 38 72 .345 -34 114 8 8 8.0
2 Hughie Jennings HOF 16 1907 1925 1184 995 .543 189 2203 1 7 3.5
3 Malachi Kittridge 1 1904 1904 1 16 .059 -15 18 8 8 8.0
4 Al Reach 1 1890 1890 4 7 .364 -3 11 3 3 3.0
Totals 20 1887 1925 1227 1090 .530 137 2346 1 8 3.8