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1943 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 Bob Allen 7 1890 1900 0 11.5 607 2532 2216 338 534 77 45 14 306 53 297 221 .241 .334 .335 .669 May 14 Little Rock, AR, United States
2 Charlie Bastian 8 1884 1891 0 2.0 504 2000 1806 241 342 49 26 11 144 57 179 308 .189 .268 .264 .532 Nov 10 Philadelphia, PA, United States
3 Beals Becker 8 1908 1915 0 7.9 876 3093 2764 367 763 114 43 45 292 129 31 241 347 .276 .335 .397 .732 Aug 16 Huntington Park, CA, United States
4 Bill Bergen 11 1901 1911 0 -13.5 947 3228 3028 138 516 45 21 2 193 23 88 421 .170 .194 .201 .395 Dec 19 Worcester, MA, United States
5 Dennis Berran 1 1912 1912 0 -0.0 2 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 Apr 28 Boston, MA, United States
6 Red Bowser 1 1910 1910 0 -0.0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 May 22 Moundsville, WV, United States
7 Bart Cantz 3 1888 1890 0 -2.1 62 223 217 14 34 4 1 0 18 2 6 32 .157 .179 .184 .364 Feb 12 Philadelphia, PA, United States
8 Dan Casey 7 1884 1890 0 -3.6 202 736 710 63 115 16 5 1 51 6 25 112 .162 .192 .203 .394 Feb 8 Washington, DC, United States
9 Chet Chadbourne 5 1906 1918 0 1.0 347 1552 1353 183 345 41 18 2 82 78 146 88 .255 .333 .316 .649 Jun 21 Los Angeles, CA, United States
10 Ginger Clark 1 1902 1902 0 0.1 1 4 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 May 10 Lake Charles, LA, United States
11 Jimmy Collins HOF 14 1895 1908 0 53.2 1725 7452 6795 1055 1999 352 116 65 983 194 426 266 .294 .343 .409 .752 Mar 6 Buffalo, NY, United States
12 Joe Connolly 4 1913 1916 0 8.3 412 1469 1241 202 358 65 31 14 157 48 33 168 131 .288 .380 .425 .805 Sep 1 North Smithfield, RI, United States
13 Bill Conway 2 1884 1886 0 -0.2 8 25 18 4 2 0 0 0 3 0 7 1 .111 .360 .111 .471 Dec 18 Somerville, MA, United States
14 Bill Coughlin 9 1899 1908 0 8.2 1049 4232 3854 481 972 133 39 15 380 159 203 400 .252 .299 .319 .617 May 7 Scranton, PA, United States
15 Jim Cudworth 1 1884 1884 0 -0.6 32 118 116 7 17 3 1 0 2 .147 .161 .190 .351 Dec 21 Middleboro, MA, United States
16 Cliff Curtis 5 1909 1913 0 -1.3 136 264 246 11 39 1 0 0 11 1 0 6 58 .159 .182 .163 .344 Apr 23 Utica, OH, United States
17 Joe Daly 3 1890 1892 0 -0.5 23 81 78 8 21 4 1 0 7 1 3 2 .269 .296 .346 .642 Mar 21 Philadelphia, PA, United States
18 Pat Deasley 8 1881 1888 0 4.5 402 1519 1466 161 358 37 9 0 120 7 49 89 .244 .271 .282 .552 Apr 1 Philadelphia, PA, United States
19 John Deering 1 1903 1903 0 -0.1 19 48 47 5 9 1 1 0 5 1 0 22 .191 .191 .255 .447 Feb 15 Beverly, MA, United States
20 Kid Durbin 3 1907 1909 0 -0.1 32 57 51 6 14 1 0 0 0 0 4 8 .275 .339 .294 .633 Sep 11 Kirkwood, MO, United States
21 Frank Dwyer 12 1888 1899 0 -0.6 394 1339 1252 178 287 28 21 5 136 16 70 88 .229 .273 .297 .570 Feb 4 Pittsfield, MA, United States
22 Bob Emslie 3 1883 1885 0 -1.1 95 363 355 42 66 8 6 0 4 8 .186 .204 .242 .446 Apr 26 St. Thomas, ON, Canada
23 Steve Evans 8 1908 1915 0 15.1 978 3897 3359 478 963 175 67 32 466 86 5 359 353 .287 .374 .407 .782 Dec 28 Cleveland, OH, United States
24 Cecil Ferguson 6 1906 1911 0 0.4 143 241 218 14 41 6 1 1 13 1 16 53 .188 .244 .239 .482 Sep 5 Montverde, FL, United States
25 Charlie Fritz 1 1907 1907 0 -0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jul 30 Mobile, AL, United States
26 Earle Gardner 5 1908 1912 0 -0.8 273 1037 948 105 249 26 5 1 108 38 8 50 71 .263 .305 .304 .609 Mar 2 Sparta, IL, United States
27 Tom Gettinger 3 1889 1895 0 -1.2 125 541 503 61 131 18 10 6 64 14 30 16 .260 .306 .372 .678 Jul 26 Pensacola, FL, United States
28 Art Goodwin 1 1905 1905 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jun 19 Greene County, PA, United States
29 Mike Grady 11 1894 1906 0 22.2 922 3430 3008 489 884 155 67 35 461 114 311 276 .294 .374 .425 .799 Dec 3 Kennett Square, PA, United States
30 Charley Hall 9 1906 1918 0 0.8 211 412 371 32 73 10 9 2 40 1 2 17 93 .197 .242 .288 .530 Dec 6 Ventura, CA, United States
31 Harry Hardy 2 1905 1906 0 -0.2 8 15 15 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .067 .067 .067 .133 Sep 4 Steubenville, OH, United States
32 Jack Hendricks 2 1902 1903 0 -0.6 42 172 145 11 30 3 4 0 4 5 15 16 .207 .281 .283 .564 May 13 Chicago, IL, United States
33 Larry Hesterfer 1 1901 1901 0 0.0 1 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 Sep 22 Bloomfield, NJ, United States
34 Elijah Jones 2 1907 1909 0 -0.0 6 8 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .125 .125 .125 .250 Apr 29 Pontiac, MI, United States
35 Joe Kelley HOF 17 1891 1908 0 50.6 1853 8139 7006 1421 2220 358 194 65 1194 443 911 430 .317 .402 .451 .853 Aug 14 Baltimore, MD, United States
36 Tom Knowlson 1 1915 1915 0 -0.4 18 38 36 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 23 .083 .132 .083 .215 Apr 11 Miami Shores, FL, United States
37 Fred Kommers 2 1913 1914 0 -0.1 132 500 441 52 120 15 12 4 64 8 6 41 72 .272 .340 .388 .727 Jun 14 Chicago, IL, United States
38 George Magoon 5 1898 1903 0 4.6 522 2104 1834 199 439 62 16 2 201 47 194 161 .239 .321 .294 .615 Dec 6 Rochester, NH, United States
39 Pat Malone 10 1928 1937 0 -1.1 357 752 688 58 129 11 0 9 61 0 1 24 149 .188 .215 .243 .458 May 13 Altoona, PA, United States
40 Eddie Matteson 2 1914 1918 0 -0.2 29 41 41 2 6 1 0 0 2 0 0 8 .146 .146 .171 .317 Sep 1 Westfield, NY, United States
41 Gene McCann 2 1901 1902 0 -0.2 9 26 22 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 6 .045 .160 .045 .205 Apr 26 New York, NY, United States
42 Mike McDermott 3 1895 1897 0 0.1 58 160 143 18 31 5 4 0 10 1 15 21 .217 .296 .308 .603 Jun 30 St. Louis, MO, United States
43 Tex McDonald 4 1912 1915 0 4.1 357 1135 1019 131 304 45 27 13 135 34 6 88 125 .298 .359 .434 .793 Mar 30 Houston, TX, United States
44 Ralph McLaurin 1 1908 1908 0 -0.1 8 22 22 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .227 .227 .227 .455 Feb 11 McColl, SC, United States
45 Frank McPartlin 1 1899 1899 0 -0.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Nov 16 New York, NY, United States
46 Bid McPhee HOF 18 1882 1899 0 52.4 2138 9429 8304 1684 2258 303 189 53 1072 568 982 377 .272 .355 .373 .728 Jan 3 San Diego, CA, United States
47 Bill Murray 1 1917 1917 0 -0.2 8 24 21 2 3 0 1 0 4 1 2 2 .143 .217 .238 .455 Sep 14 Boston, MA, United States
48 Pat O'Connell 1 1886 1886 0 -1.0 42 178 166 20 30 3 2 0 8 10 11 .181 .236 .223 .459 Jan 24 Lewiston, ME, United States
49 George Pechiney 3 1885 1887 0 -0.3 62 228 220 23 45 6 3 1 24 1 8 6 .205 .232 .273 .505 Jul 14 Cincinnati, OH, United States
50 Heinie Peitz 16 1892 1913 0 19.2 1235 4646 4124 532 1117 191 66 16 560 91 0 410 261 .271 .342 .361 .703 Oct 23 Cincinnati, OH, United States
51 Jack Rafter 1 1904 1904 0 -0.1 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jan 5 Troy, NY, United States
52 Joe Rickert 2 1898 1901 0 -0.3 15 71 66 6 11 1 2 0 1 1 3 8 .167 .203 .242 .445 Oct 15 Springfield, OH, United States
53 Floyd Ritter 1 1890 1890 0 -0.2 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Feb 7 Stevenson, WA, United States
54 Henri Rondeau 3 1913 1916 0 0.6 100 327 272 28 56 7 3 1 37 9 2 36 37 .206 .305 .265 .570 May 28 Woonsocket, RI, United States
55 Earl Smith 7 1916 1922 0 3.3 495 1736 1580 176 429 72 32 9 186 36 8 82 127 .272 .311 .375 .686 Mar 13 Portsmouth, OH, United States
56 John Titus 11 1903 1913 0 29.7 1402 5818 4960 738 1401 253 72 38 561 140 7 620 389 .282 .373 .385 .758 Jan 8 St. Clair, PA, United States
57 Frank Truesdale 4 1910 1918 0 0.2 216 776 668 68 147 12 2 1 40 41 11 91 108 .220 .318 .249 .567 Aug 27 Albuquerque, NM, United States
58 Harry Vahrenhorst 1 1904 1904 0 -0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Oct 10 St. Louis, MO, United States
59 Jake Virtue 5 1890 1894 0 9.5 474 2056 1764 321 483 60 50 7 256 50 275 140 .274 .376 .376 .753 Feb 3 Camden, NJ, United States
60 Heinie Wagner 12 1902 1918 0 17.0 983 3765 3333 402 834 128 47 10 343 144 24 310 312 .250 .319 .326 .645 Mar 20 New Rochelle, NY, United States
61 Jack Warner 14 1895 1908 0 10.6 1074 3827 3497 348 870 81 35 6 303 83 181 248 .249 .303 .297 .600 Dec 21 Queens, NY, United States
62 Farmer Weaver 7 1888 1894 0 4.7 751 3324 3073 421 853 114 38 9 342 162 185 92 .278 .330 .348 .678 Jan 23 Akron, OH, United States
63 Bill Webb 1 1917 1917 0 -0.0 5 17 15 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 .200 .294 .200 .494 Jan 12 Chicago, IL, United States
64 Ted Welch 1 1914 1914 0 -0.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jan 7 Great Bend, KS, United States
65 Joe Werrick 4 1884 1888 0 1.9 392 1644 1534 217 383 53 34 10 212 83 102 98 .250 .300 .348 .648 May 10 St. Peter, MN, United States
66 Bill Whaley 1 1923 1923 0 -0.1 23 56 50 5 12 2 1 0 1 0 0 4 2 .240 .309 .320 .629 Mar 3 Indianapolis, IN, United States
67 Kirby White 3 1909 1911 0 0.4 58 119 103 9 22 3 1 0 3 0 8 25 .214 .283 .262 .545 Apr 22 Hillsboro, OH, United States
68 Art Whitney 11 1880 1891 0 3.2 978 4001 3681 475 820 89 32 6 349 67 302 173 .223 .285 .269 .554 Aug 15 Lowell, MA, United States
69 Frank Whitney 1 1876 1876 0 0.1 34 140 139 27 33 7 1 0 15 1 3 .237 .243 .302 .545 Oct 30 Baltimore, MD, United States
70 Bill Wolff 1 1902 1902 0 0.0 1 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 Nov 7 Philadelphia, PA, United States
71 Bob Wood 7 1898 1905 0 7.1 383 1368 1246 149 350 73 15 2 168 15 89 33 .281 .338 .368 .707 May 22 Churchill, OH, United States
72 Fred Woodcock 1 1892 1892 0 0.0 5 16 15 2 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 3 .200 .250 .333 .583 Aug 11 Ashburnham, MA, United States
73 Pat Wright 1 1890 1890 0 0.0 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 May 29 Springfield, IL, 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 Bastian 8 1884 1891 0 -0.0 0 0 3.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 6.0 6 5 2 0 0 2 0 2 25 1.000 Nov 10 Philadelphia, PA, United States
2 Dan Casey 7 1884 1890 0 22.3 96 90 .516 3.18 201 198 5 182 14 0 1680.1 1664 943 593 43 543 743 41 0 74 7272 1.313 Feb 8 Washington, DC, United States
3 Ginger Clark 1 1902 1902 0 -0.2 1 0 1.000 6.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 6.0 10 6 4 0 3 1 1 0 1 31 2.167 May 10 Lake Charles, LA, United States
4 Jim Cudworth 1 1884 1884 0 -0.4 0 0 4.24 2 1 1 1 0 0 17.0 19 16 8 1 3 6 0 0 75 1.294 Dec 21 Middleboro, MA, United States
5 Cliff Curtis 5 1909 1913 0 4.5 28 61 .315 3.31 136 94 32 39 5 6 744.2 707 393 274 22 317 236 37 0 22 3126 1.375 Apr 23 Utica, OH, United States
6 John Deering 1 1903 1903 0 -0.4 7 7 .500 3.80 19 15 3 11 1 0 120.2 136 71 51 3 42 28 2 0 3 524 1.475 Feb 15 Beverly, MA, United States
7 Kid Durbin 3 1907 1909 0 -0.7 0 1 .000 5.40 5 1 4 1 0 1 16.2 14 13 10 0 10 5 1 0 0 71 1.440 Sep 11 Kirkwood, MO, United States
8 Frank Dwyer 12 1888 1899 0 42.3 177 151 .540 3.84 366 318 48 271 12 6 2819.0 3312 1782 1204 108 764 565 101 0 69 12429 1.446 Feb 4 Pittsfield, MA, United States
9 Bob Emslie 3 1883 1885 0 7.0 44 44 .500 3.19 91 90 1 85 5 0 792.1 775 507 281 9 165 362 19 1 71 3432 1.186 Apr 26 St. Thomas, ON, Canada
10 Cecil Ferguson 6 1906 1911 0 2.8 29 46 .387 3.34 142 74 58 47 8 8 698.0 659 332 259 12 281 298 34 2 15 2842 1.347 Sep 5 Montverde, FL, United States
11 Charlie Fritz 1 1907 1907 0 0.1 0 0 3.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 3.0 0 1 1 0 3 1 1 0 0 12 1.000 Jul 30 Mobile, AL, United States
12 Tom Gettinger 3 1889 1895 0 -0.1 0 0 7.11 2 0 1 0 0 0 6.1 13 7 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 32 2.211 Jul 26 Pensacola, FL, United States
13 Art Goodwin 1 1905 1905 0 -0.3 0 0 81.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 2 4 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 5 12.000 Jun 19 Greene County, PA, United States
14 Charley Hall 9 1906 1918 0 4.7 54 47 .535 3.09 188 80 89 49 3 12 909.2 821 438 312 16 391 427 38 1 10 3747 1.332 Dec 6 Ventura, CA, United States
15 Harry Hardy 2 1905 1906 0 -0.9 1 4 .200 5.11 8 5 1 4 0 0 44.0 55 36 25 0 18 14 0 0 0 197 1.659 Sep 4 Steubenville, OH, United States
16 Larry Hesterfer 1 1901 1901 0 -0.4 0 1 .000 7.50 1 1 0 1 0 0 6.0 15 15 5 0 3 2 0 0 2 35 3.000 Sep 22 Bloomfield, NJ, United States
17 Elijah Jones 2 1907 1909 0 -0.5 1 2 .333 4.15 6 3 2 1 0 1 26.0 33 18 12 0 4 11 1 0 2 109 1.423 Apr 29 Pontiac, MI, United States
18 Tom Knowlson 1 1915 1915 0 0.6 4 6 .400 3.49 18 9 7 8 0 0 100.2 99 53 39 1 60 24 6 1 4 428 1.579 Apr 11 Miami Shores, FL, United States
19 Pat Malone 10 1928 1937 0 20.9 134 92 .593 3.74 357 219 107 114 15 27 1915.0 1934 936 795 103 705 1024 45 2 51 8276 1.378 May 13 Altoona, PA, United States
20 Eddie Matteson 2 1914 1918 0 1.8 8 5 .615 2.36 29 9 12 4 0 0 125.2 115 49 33 3 38 45 2 0 2 500 1.218 Sep 1 Westfield, NY, United States
21 Gene McCann 2 1901 1902 0 -0.7 3 5 .375 2.95 9 8 1 6 0 0 64.0 66 43 21 1 28 18 4 0 1 280 1.469 Apr 26 New York, NY, United States
22 Mike McDermott 3 1895 1897 0 -2.1 11 33 .250 6.17 58 47 10 27 1 0 355.2 443 347 244 16 191 69 20 1 25 1681 1.783 Jun 30 St. Louis, MO, United States
23 Frank McPartlin 1 1899 1899 0 -0.1 0 0 4.50 1 0 1 0 0 0 4.0 4 4 2 0 3 2 2 0 0 20 1.750 Nov 16 New York, NY, United States
24 Pat O'Connell 1 1886 1886 0 -0.1 0 0 6.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 3.0 4 3 2 0 2 1 0 0 2 14 2.000 Jan 24 Lewiston, ME, United States
25 George Pechiney 3 1885 1887 0 -0.2 23 34 .404 4.23 61 61 0 56 3 0 514.1 568 399 242 13 207 183 23 0 42 2339 1.507 Jul 14 Cincinnati, OH, United States
26 Heinie Peitz 16 1892 1913 0 -0.3 0 1 .000 7.31 4 1 3 1 0 0 16.0 22 18 13 0 7 3 3 0 0 78 1.813 Oct 23 Cincinnati, OH, United States
27 Jake Virtue 5 1890 1894 0 0.1 0 0 1.80 2 0 1 0 0 0 5.0 3 3 1 0 4 2 0 0 0 22 1.400 Feb 3 Camden, NJ, United States
28 Ted Welch 1 1914 1914 0 -0.1 0 0 6.00 3 0 3 0 0 0 6.0 6 4 4 0 3 2 3 0 0 28 1.500 Jan 7 Great Bend, KS, United States
29 Kirby White 3 1909 1911 0 2.2 17 25 .405 3.24 58 44 9 21 4 2 330.2 294 157 119 10 168 102 9 2 13 1366 1.397 Apr 22 Hillsboro, OH, United States
30 Art Whitney 11 1880 1891 0 -0.2 0 1 .000 4.76 5 2 3 1 0 0 28.1 39 24 15 1 15 16 0 0 1 135 1.906 Aug 15 Lowell, MA, United States
31 Bill Wolff 1 1902 1902 0 0.0 0 1 .000 4.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 11 5 4 0 4 3 1 0 0 42 1.667 Nov 7 Philadelphia, PA, United States
32 Fred Woodcock 1 1892 1892 0 -0.5 1 2 .333 3.55 5 4 1 3 0 0 33.0 42 28 13 1 17 8 2 0 0 160 1.788 Aug 11 Ashburnham, MA, United States
Totals 127 1880 1937 0 101.1 639 659 .492 3.63 1783 1286 406 934 71 63 11406.1 11891 6660 4596 364 4002 4203 396 10 413 49333 1.500
Rk Mgr Yrs From To W L W-L% G>.500 G BestFin WrstFin AvRk Date of Death Died
1 Bob Allen 2 1890 1900 87 87 .500 0 179 3 7 6.2
2 Jimmy Collins HOF 6 1901 1906 455 376 .548 79 842 1 8 3.0
3 Frank Dwyer 1 1902 1902 52 83 .385 -31 137 7 7 7.0
4 Jack Hendricks 7 1918 1929 520 528 .496 -8 1057 2 8 4.8
5 Joe Kelley HOF 5 1902 1908 338 321 .513 17 669 3 6 4.5
6 Bid McPhee HOF 2 1901 1902 79 124 .389 -45 207 4 8 6.7
7 Heinie Wagner 1 1930 1930 52 102 .338 -50 154 8 8 8.0
Totals 24 1890 1930 1583 1621 .494 -38 3245 1 8 4.7