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1938 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 Larry Battam 1 1895 1895 0 0.0 2 6 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .250 .500 .250 .750 Jan 27 Brooklyn, NY, United States
2 Alex Beam 1 1889 1889 0 -0.0 2 6 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .333 .500 Apr 17 Nogales, AZ, United States
3 George Borchers 2 1888 1895 0 -0.4 11 34 33 3 2 2 0 0 2 1 1 13 .061 .088 .121 .209 Oct 24 Sacramento, CA, United States
4 Charlie Brown 1 1897 1897 0 -0.0 4 11 11 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 .273 .273 .364 .636 Apr 3 Monclova, OH, United States
5 Al Burris 1 1894 1894 0 0.1 1 4 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 Mar 25 Salisbury, MD, United States
6 Count Campau 3 1888 1894 0 1.3 147 618 572 97 153 14 15 10 93 63 46 40 .267 .322 .397 .719 Apr 3 New Orleans, LA, United States
7 Bill Carney 1 1904 1904 0 -0.2 2 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .125 .000 .125 Jul 31 Hopkins, MN, United States
8 Charlie Chech 4 1905 1909 0 -0.2 94 230 198 20 30 1 2 0 6 0 21 58 .152 .233 .177 .410 Jan 31 Los Angeles, CA, United States
9 Sam Childs 1 1883 1883 0 -0.1 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 May 21 Denver, CO, United States
10 Earl Clark 8 1927 1934 0 -0.3 293 888 826 122 240 41 7 4 81 11 0 37 79 .291 .324 .372 .696 Jan 16 Washington, DC, United States
11 Jim Curry 3 1909 1918 0 -0.2 10 38 35 5 8 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .229 .270 .257 .527 Aug 2 Grenloch, NJ, United States
12 Sun Daly 1 1892 1892 0 -0.1 13 49 48 5 12 0 2 0 7 0 1 4 .250 .265 .333 .599 Apr 30 Albany, NY, United States
13 Tom Daly 17 1884 1903 0 28.0 1568 6504 5701 1025 1583 262 103 49 811 385 687 596 .278 .361 .386 .746 Oct 29 Brooklyn, NY, United States
14 Charlie Daniels 1 1884 1884 0 0.1 3 13 11 1 3 0 0 0 2 .273 .385 .273 .657 Feb 9 Boston, MA, United States
15 George Dickerson 1 1917 1917 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jul 9 Los Angeles, CA, United States
16 Fred Doe 1 1890 1890 0 -0.0 2 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 Oct 4 Quincy, MA, United States
17 Joe Dolan 5 1896 1901 0 -1.5 323 1257 1152 140 247 38 11 6 122 28 72 99 .214 .270 .282 .552 Mar 24 Omaha, NE, United States
18 Jerry Donovan 1 1906 1906 0 -0.3 61 177 166 11 33 4 0 0 15 2 6 14 .199 .236 .223 .459 Jun 27 St. Petersburg, FL, United States
19 Mike Donovan 2 1904 1908 0 0.0 7 21 21 2 5 1 0 0 2 0 0 7 .238 .238 .286 .524 Feb 3 New York, NY, United States
20 Jerry Dorsey 1 1884 1884 0 -0.1 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Nov 3 Auburn, NY, United States
21 Rube Ellis 4 1909 1912 0 3.6 555 2267 1985 279 517 66 30 13 199 58 216 246 .260 .336 .344 .680 Mar 13 Pico Rivera, CA, United States
22 Bill Everitt 7 1895 1901 0 9.5 698 3124 2842 535 902 85 43 11 341 186 212 205 .317 .368 .389 .757 Jan 19 Denver, CO, United States
23 Hobe Ferris 9 1901 1909 0 16.4 1279 5107 4797 472 1145 192 89 40 550 89 160 550 .239 .265 .341 .606 Mar 18 Detroit, MI, United States
24 Cy Ferry 2 1904 1905 0 0.1 4 7 7 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 .286 .286 .429 .714 Sep 27 Pittsfield, MA, United States
25 Bob Fothergill 12 1922 1933 0 14.2 1106 3581 3269 453 1064 225 52 36 582 42 52 202 177 .325 .368 .459 .828 Mar 20 Detroit, MI, United States
26 Herb Goodall 1 1890 1890 0 0.7 19 48 45 10 19 2 0 0 5 0 1 .422 .458 .467 .925 Jan 20 Mansfield, PA, United States
27 Jim Gray 3 1884 1893 0 -0.1 6 23 23 3 7 1 0 1 5 0 0 4 .304 .304 .478 .783 Jan 31 Allegheny, PA, United States
28 Art Griggs 7 1909 1918 0 4.8 442 1516 1370 127 379 73 20 5 152 36 8 105 157 .277 .332 .370 .702 Dec 19 Los Angeles, CA, United States
29 Mert Hackett 5 1883 1887 0 -0.6 256 957 939 87 203 42 15 8 83 5 16 225 .216 .231 .318 .549 Feb 22 Cambridge, MA, United States
30 Andy Harrington 1 1913 1913 0 0.0 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 Nov 12 Malden, MA, United States
31 Fred Hartman 6 1894 1902 0 7.3 582 2434 2242 297 623 77 47 10 333 88 118 129 .278 .326 .368 .694 Nov 11 McKeesport, PA, United States
32 Pink Hawley 10 1892 1901 0 1.1 399 1307 1230 130 297 51 20 11 163 7 41 140 .241 .273 .342 .615 Sep 19 Beaver Dam, WI, United States
33 Guy Hecker 9 1882 1890 0 11.2 705 3052 2876 504 812 117 47 19 278 123 143 98 .282 .324 .376 .699 Dec 3 Wooster, OH, United States
34 Bill Hill 4 1896 1899 0 -2.1 124 373 348 31 58 1 2 0 18 2 17 65 .167 .210 .181 .391 Jan 28 Cincinnati, OH, United States
35 Red Hill 1 1917 1917 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Aug 11 El Paso, TX, United States
36 Bumpus Jones 2 1892 1893 0 0.1 8 21 18 3 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 4 .222 .333 .389 .722 Jun 25 Xenia, OH, United States
37 Tex Jones 1 1911 1911 0 0.1 9 35 31 4 6 1 0 0 4 1 3 5 .194 .265 .226 .491 Feb 26 Wichita, KS, United States
38 Tom Kearns 3 1880 1884 0 -0.7 27 101 99 11 20 2 1 0 8 2 14 .202 .218 .242 .460 Dec 7 Buffalo, NY, United States
39 Lee King 2 1916 1919 0 -1.4 44 158 145 13 27 1 2 0 8 4 7 15 .186 .229 .221 .449 Sep 7 Chelsea, MA, United States
40 Silver King 10 1886 1897 0 0.6 419 1477 1305 182 259 32 23 4 135 24 166 279 .198 .290 .267 .558 May 21 St. Louis, MO, United States
41 Joe Knight 2 1884 1890 0 2.5 133 547 505 69 156 29 8 4 69 17 38 33 .309 .362 .422 .784 Oct 16 Lynhurst, ON, Canada
42 Harry Lumley 7 1904 1910 0 14.6 730 2963 2653 300 728 109 66 38 305 110 204 394 .274 .328 .408 .737 May 22 Binghamton, NY, United States
43 Luke Lutenberg 1 1894 1894 0 -1.2 70 290 255 43 49 10 4 0 23 4 23 21 .192 .282 .263 .545 Dec 24 Quincy, IL, United States
44 Rube Lutzke 5 1923 1927 0 2.3 572 2169 1876 216 468 87 18 4 222 23 14 179 196 .249 .319 .321 .641 Mar 6 Granville, WI, United States
45 George Merritt 3 1901 1903 0 0.0 15 53 47 8 10 1 2 0 5 1 2 6 .213 .288 .319 .608 Feb 21 Memphis, TN, United States
46 Doc Miller 5 1910 1914 0 2.7 557 1889 1717 184 507 96 15 12 235 64 1 121 149 .295 .343 .390 .733 Jul 31 Jersey City, NJ, United States
47 Gene Moore 3 1909 1912 0 -0.2 10 11 11 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 Aug 30 Dallas, TX, United States
48 Bill Morgan 1 1884 1884 0 -0.4 8 31 29 1 4 0 0 0 2 .138 .194 .138 .331 Jul 28 Baltimore, MD, United States
49 Buzz Murphy 2 1918 1919 0 1.0 88 322 284 25 78 9 7 1 37 5 22 37 .275 .338 .366 .704 May 11 Denver, CO, United States
50 Morgan Murphy 11 1890 1901 0 -1.6 568 2170 1977 247 444 56 12 10 227 53 157 269 .225 .286 .280 .567 Oct 3 Providence, RI, United States
51 Milo Netzel 1 1909 1909 0 -0.1 10 40 37 2 7 1 0 0 3 1 3 5 .189 .250 .216 .466 Mar 18 Oxnard, CA, United States
52 Pat Newnam 2 1910 1911 0 -0.8 123 500 446 56 95 7 8 2 31 20 41 84 .213 .287 .278 .565 Jun 20 San Antonio, TX, United States
53 Les Nunamaker 12 1911 1922 0 11.4 716 2233 1990 194 533 75 30 2 216 36 14 176 201 .268 .332 .339 .670 Nov 14 Hastings, NE, United States
54 Tim O'Rourke 5 1890 1894 0 5.4 387 1731 1510 272 440 43 23 1 204 81 197 58 .291 .380 .352 .732 Apr 20 Seattle, WA, United States
55 Walter Prince 2 1883 1884 0 -0.9 55 221 202 23 42 3 2 1 1 16 4 .208 .276 .257 .533 Mar 2 Bristol, NH, United States
56 Milt Reed 4 1911 1915 0 -0.6 68 186 163 16 37 4 2 0 10 7 0 13 18 .227 .292 .276 .568 Jul 27 Decatur, GA, United States
57 Josh Reilly 1 1896 1896 0 -0.3 9 43 42 6 9 1 0 0 2 2 1 1 .214 .233 .238 .471 Jun 12 San Francisco, CA, United States
58 Pop Rising 1 1905 1905 0 -0.2 11 32 29 2 3 1 1 0 2 0 2 4 .103 .161 .207 .368 Jan 28 Rochester, PA, United States
59 Bill Rollinson 1 1884 1884 0 -0.1 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Sep 28 Bristow, VA, United States
60 Chief Roseman 7 1882 1890 0 4.4 681 2956 2761 443 726 120 49 17 222 19 133 68 .263 .312 .360 .672 Jul 4 Brooklyn, NY, United States
61 Milt Scott 4 1882 1886 0 2.2 341 1336 1285 107 293 42 10 5 132 11 40 78 .228 .257 .288 .545 Nov 3 Baltimore, MD, United States
62 Frank Sexton 1 1895 1895 0 -0.1 10 28 26 3 7 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 .269 .296 .269 .566 Jan 4 Brighton, MA, United States
63 Dupee Shaw 6 1883 1888 0 -3.8 236 861 823 79 140 21 1 1 31 1 38 156 .170 .207 .202 .408 Jan 12 Wakefield, MA, United States
64 Joe Sommer 10 1880 1890 0 3.4 920 3933 3675 617 911 109 42 11 342 101 238 118 .248 .297 .309 .607 Jan 16 Cincinnati, OH, United States
65 Chet Spencer 1 1906 1906 0 -0.3 8 27 27 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .148 .148 .185 .333 Nov 10 Portsmouth, OH, United States
66 Karl Spongberg 1 1908 1908 0 0.1 1 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .667 .667 .667 1.333 Jul 21 Los Angeles, CA, United States
67 Lee Tannehill 10 1903 1912 0 20.8 1090 4184 3778 331 833 135 27 3 346 63 0 229 375 .220 .269 .273 .542 Feb 16 Live Oak, FL, United States
68 Jack Taylor 10 1898 1907 0 4.1 339 1157 1063 110 236 42 13 2 88 18 66 128 .222 .271 .292 .562 Mar 4 Columbus, OH, United States
69 Tug Thompson 2 1882 1884 0 -0.9 25 104 102 10 21 3 0 0 2 .206 .221 .235 .456 Aug 1 Guelph, ON, Canada
70 Buck Thrasher 2 1916 1917 0 -0.1 30 119 106 9 27 4 2 0 6 0 5 13 .255 .295 .330 .625 Jun 12 Cleveland, TN, United States
71 Babe Towne 1 1906 1906 0 0.3 14 43 36 3 10 0 0 0 6 0 7 4 .278 .395 .278 .673 Oct 29 Des Moines, IA, United States
72 Dasher Troy 5 1881 1885 0 2.1 292 1175 1127 166 274 42 20 4 51 41 52 .243 .274 .327 .601 Mar 30 Ozone Park, NY, United States
73 Polly Wolfe 2 1912 1914 0 -0.1 9 32 29 0 6 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 7 .207 .281 .207 .488 Nov 21 Morris, IL, United States
74 Bill Yohe 1 1909 1909 0 -0.1 21 78 72 6 15 2 0 0 4 2 3 14 .208 .240 .236 .476 Dec 24 Bremerton, WA, United States
75 J.B. Young 1 1892 1892 0 -0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Apr 6 Shamokin, PA, 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 Alex Beam 1 1889 1889 0 -0.2 1 1 .500 6.50 2 2 0 2 0 0 18.0 11 16 13 0 15 1 0 0 3 79 1.444 Apr 17 Nogales, AZ, United States
2 George Borchers 2 1888 1895 0 -0.4 4 5 .444 3.72 11 11 0 7 1 0 67.2 68 47 28 2 32 26 6 0 11 308 1.478 Oct 24 Sacramento, CA, United States
3 Charlie Brown 1 1897 1897 0 -0.3 1 2 .333 7.77 4 4 0 2 0 0 24.1 30 25 21 2 17 8 5 0 1 122 1.932 Apr 3 Monclova, OH, United States
4 Al Burris 1 1894 1894 0 -0.3 0 0 18.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 5.0 14 10 10 0 2 0 0 0 0 30 3.200 Mar 25 Salisbury, MD, United States
5 Charlie Chech 4 1905 1909 0 4.1 33 30 .524 2.52 94 63 27 45 6 3 606.0 602 273 170 10 162 187 29 0 2 2479 1.261 Jan 31 Los Angeles, CA, United States
6 Charlie Daniels 1 1884 1884 0 -0.3 0 2 .000 4.32 2 2 0 2 0 0 16.2 20 14 8 0 2 12 0 1 74 1.320 Feb 9 Boston, MA, United States
7 George Dickerson 1 1917 1917 0 0.1 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.000 Jul 9 Los Angeles, CA, United States
8 Fred Doe 1 1890 1890 0 -0.1 0 1 .000 9.00 2 1 1 1 0 0 10.0 14 12 10 0 9 4 0 0 0 53 2.300 Oct 4 Quincy, MA, United States
9 Jerry Dorsey 1 1884 1884 0 -0.3 0 1 .000 9.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.0 7 8 4 1 0 3 0 0 19 1.750 Nov 3 Auburn, NY, United States
10 Cy Ferry 2 1904 1905 0 -0.5 0 1 .000 7.20 4 2 1 1 0 0 15.0 15 12 12 1 11 6 3 0 1 72 1.733 Sep 27 Pittsfield, MA, United States
11 Herb Goodall 1 1890 1890 0 0.1 8 5 .615 3.39 18 13 5 8 1 4 109.0 94 73 41 2 51 46 10 0 6 478 1.330 Jan 20 Mansfield, PA, United States
12 Andy Harrington 1 1913 1913 0 -0.2 0 0 9.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 4.0 6 5 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 20 1.750 Nov 12 Malden, MA, United States
13 Pink Hawley 10 1892 1901 0 38.8 167 179 .483 3.96 393 344 43 297 11 3 3012.2 3334 1927 1326 61 974 868 210 5 83 13213 1.430 Sep 19 Beaver Dam, WI, United States
14 Guy Hecker 9 1882 1890 0 27.9 175 146 .545 2.93 336 322 13 312 15 1 2924.0 2922 1726 951 50 492 1110 72 4 128 12415 1.168 Dec 3 Wooster, OH, United States
15 Bill Hill 4 1896 1899 0 8.8 36 69 .343 4.16 124 115 8 92 3 3 925.0 994 607 428 24 406 280 59 2 23 4111 1.514 Jan 28 Cincinnati, OH, United States
16 Red Hill 1 1917 1917 0 -0.2 0 0 6.75 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.2 5 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 14 2.250 Aug 11 El Paso, TX, United States
17 Bumpus Jones 2 1892 1893 0 -0.4 2 4 .333 7.99 8 7 1 3 0 0 41.2 42 43 37 1 37 10 6 0 3 209 1.896 Jun 25 Xenia, OH, United States
18 Silver King 10 1886 1897 0 51.3 203 152 .572 3.18 397 370 25 328 19 6 3180.2 3098 1803 1124 69 967 1222 146 0 152 13671 1.278 May 21 St. Louis, MO, United States
19 Joe Knight 2 1884 1890 0 -1.0 2 4 .333 5.47 6 6 0 6 0 0 51.0 66 53 31 2 21 8 0 2 246 1.706 Oct 16 Lynhurst, ON, Canada
20 George Merritt 3 1901 1903 0 -0.5 3 0 1.000 4.50 4 3 1 3 0 0 28.0 32 21 14 0 6 7 2 0 0 120 1.357 Feb 21 Memphis, TN, United States
21 Gene Moore 3 1909 1912 0 -0.2 2 2 .500 4.76 10 3 7 0 0 1 34.0 40 22 18 1 21 17 2 1 1 162 1.794 Aug 30 Dallas, TX, United States
22 Chief Roseman 7 1882 1890 0 -0.8 0 1 .000 7.88 4 1 2 0 0 0 16.0 20 25 14 0 7 1 2 0 0 70 1.688 Jul 4 Brooklyn, NY, United States
23 Milt Scott 4 1882 1886 0 0.0 0 0 3.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 3.0 2 2 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 19 1.333 Nov 3 Baltimore, MD, United States
24 Frank Sexton 1 1895 1895 0 0.3 1 5 .167 5.69 7 5 2 4 0 0 49.0 59 39 31 2 22 14 2 0 3 225 1.653 Jan 4 Brighton, MA, United States
25 Dupee Shaw 6 1883 1888 0 18.8 83 121 .407 3.10 211 207 4 196 13 0 1762.0 1710 1050 607 41 396 950 3 0 85 7555 1.195 Jan 12 Wakefield, MA, United States
26 Joe Sommer 10 1880 1890 0 -0.8 0 0 9.64 6 0 5 0 0 1 14.0 33 25 15 1 7 3 0 0 3 84 2.857 Jan 16 Cincinnati, OH, United States
27 Karl Spongberg 1 1908 1908 0 -0.3 0 0 9.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 7.0 9 7 7 1 6 4 2 0 0 36 2.143 Jul 21 Los Angeles, CA, United States
28 Jack Taylor 10 1898 1907 0 30.2 152 139 .522 2.65 311 287 24 279 20 5 2626.0 2504 1195 774 41 584 662 94 3 41 10705 1.176 Mar 4 Columbus, OH, United States
29 J.B. Young 1 1892 1892 0 -0.4 0 0 22.50 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 9 13 5 0 2 1 3 0 0 20 5.500 Apr 6 Shamokin, PA, United States
Totals 101 1880 1917 0 173.2 873 870 .501 3.30 1962 1769 174 1588 89 27 15559.1 15760 9057 5706 312 4253 5451 657 15 550 66612 1.653
Rk Mgr Yrs From To W L W-L% G>.500 G BestFin WrstFin AvRk Date of Death Died
1 Count Campau 1 1890 1890 27 14 .659 13 42 3 3 3.0
2 Guy Hecker 1 1890 1890 23 113 .169 -90 138 8 8 8.0
3 Harry Lumley 1 1909 1909 55 98 .359 -43 155 6 6 6.0
4 Jim Mutrie 9 1883 1891 658 419 .611 239 1114 1 6 2.8
5 Chief Roseman 1 1890 1890 7 8 .467 -1 15 3 3 3.0
Totals 13 1883 1909 770 652 .541 118 1464 1 8 3.6