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1946 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 Pete Allen 1 1893 1893 0 -0.1 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Apr 16 Philadelphia, PA, United States
2 Tom Barry 1 1904 1904 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jun 4 St. Louis, MO, United States
3 John Barthold 1 1904 1904 0 0.1 4 3 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 .333 .333 1.000 1.333 Nov 4 Fairview Village, PA, United States
4 Harry Betts 2 1903 1913 0 -0.1 2 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 May 22 San Antonio, TX, United States
5 Emil Bildilli 5 1937 1941 0 -0.2 42 48 45 4 8 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 9 .178 .196 .178 .373 Sep 16 Hartford City, IN, United States
6 Joe Birmingham 9 1906 1914 0 3.3 771 2860 2633 284 667 89 27 7 265 108 10 129 340 .253 .294 .316 .610 Apr 24 Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico
7 Frank Burke 2 1906 1907 0 -1.1 51 155 138 8 26 1 2 0 9 4 12 16 .188 .253 .225 .478 Sep 17 Los Angeles, CA, United States
8 Hick Cady 7 1912 1919 0 3.6 355 1002 901 83 216 47 11 1 74 4 5 66 107 .240 .297 .320 .616 Mar 3 Cedar Rapids, IA, United States
9 Marc Campbell 1 1907 1907 0 0.0 2 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 .250 .400 .250 .650 Feb 13 New Bethlehem, PA, United States
10 Chief Chouneau 1 1910 1910 0 0.1 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .667 .000 .667 Sep 17 Cloquet, MN, United States
11 Walter Clarkson 5 1904 1908 0 -0.4 78 137 132 9 20 2 4 0 12 0 1 27 .152 .158 .227 .385 Oct 10 Cambridge, MA, United States
12 Bill Cunningham 3 1910 1912 0 -1.3 123 490 432 42 90 16 6 4 59 16 2 34 112 .208 .271 .301 .572 Feb 21 Schenectady, NY, United States
13 Tom Daly 8 1913 1921 0 -0.7 244 575 540 49 129 17 3 0 55 5 7 25 43 .239 .274 .281 .555 Nov 7 Medford, MA, United States
14 Bill Deitrick 2 1927 1928 0 -0.6 57 126 106 14 21 6 0 0 7 1 17 10 .198 .315 .255 .569 May 6 Bethesda, MD, United States
15 Bill DeLancey 4 1932 1940 0 4.5 219 686 598 79 173 32 10 19 85 1 85 74 .289 .380 .472 .851 Nov 28 Phoenix, AZ, United States
16 Tom Dowse 3 1890 1892 0 -2.1 160 626 590 62 116 12 1 0 46 7 29 66 .197 .243 .220 .463 Dec 14 Riverside, CA, United States
17 Billy Earle 5 1889 1894 0 2.6 142 538 465 102 133 20 12 6 74 41 63 36 .286 .378 .419 .798 May 30 Omaha, NE, United States
18 Bill Evans 3 1916 1919 0 -0.3 28 43 40 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 12 .100 .122 .150 .272 Dec 21 Graham, NC, United States
19 Bill Fincher 1 1916 1916 0 0.1 12 4 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .500 .750 May 7 Shreveport, LA, United States
20 Pat Flaherty 1 1894 1894 0 0.0 39 161 150 15 43 5 3 0 15 2 9 7 .287 .331 .360 .691 Jan 28 Chicago, IL, United States
21 John Fluhrer 1 1915 1915 0 0.1 6 7 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 .333 .429 .333 .762 Jul 17 Columbus, OH, United States
22 Tom Forster 4 1882 1886 0 -1.1 181 719 666 76 131 15 4 1 40 9 49 12 .197 .256 .236 .492 Jul 17 New York, NY, United States
23 Elmer Foster 5 1886 1891 0 -0.8 105 423 386 56 72 7 5 6 41 37 29 44 .187 .258 .277 .535 Jul 22 Deephaven, MN, United States
24 Bill Fox 2 1897 1901 0 -1.0 47 186 173 13 32 2 1 0 7 9 5 24 .185 .212 .208 .420 May 7 Minneapolis, MN, United States
25 Chick Fullis 8 1928 1936 0 1.6 590 2025 1855 305 548 92 14 12 167 46 132 113 .295 .347 .380 .726 Mar 28 Ashland, PA, United States
26 Ed Gagnier 2 1914 1915 0 -2.6 115 426 389 30 76 13 2 0 29 10 23 29 .195 .244 .239 .483 Sep 13 Detroit, MI, United States
27 Johnny Grabowski 7 1924 1931 0 -0.6 296 889 816 84 206 25 8 3 86 1 2 47 84 .252 .295 .314 .609 May 23 Albany, NY, United States
28 Billy Gumbert 3 1890 1893 0 0.3 18 60 56 10 12 4 1 1 10 3 2 9 .214 .267 .375 .642 Apr 13 Pittsburgh, PA, United States
29 Dad Hale 1 1902 1902 0 -0.2 11 24 20 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 11 .000 .167 .000 .167 Feb 1 Allegan, MI, United States
30 Chris Hartje 1 1939 1939 0 0.1 9 17 16 2 5 1 0 0 5 0 1 0 .313 .353 .375 .728 Jun 26 Seattle, WA, United States
31 Sam Hope 1 1907 1907 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jun 30 Greenport, NY, United States
32 Walter Johnson HOF 21 1907 1927 0 13.3 934 2522 2324 241 547 94 41 24 255 13 4 110 418 .235 .274 .342 .616 Dec 10 Washington, DC, United States
33 Bill Jones 2 1911 1912 0 -0.0 27 69 53 6 12 2 1 0 5 1 15 8 .226 .397 .302 .699 Oct 10 Boston, MA, United States
34 Charlie Knepper 1 1899 1899 0 -0.5 27 93 89 6 12 2 1 0 2 0 4 27 .135 .172 .180 .352 Feb 6 Muncie, IN, United States
35 Hub Knolls 1 1906 1906 0 0.2 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000 Jul 1 Chicago, IL, United States
36 Tony Lazzeri HOF 14 1926 1939 1 49.9 1740 7314 6297 986 1840 334 115 178 1194 148 79 869 864 .292 .380 .467 .846 Aug 6 San Francisco, CA, United States
37 James Lehan 1 1884 1884 0 0.0 3 12 12 1 4 2 0 0 0 .333 .333 .500 .833 Jul 18 Hartford, CT, United States
38 Carl Lind 4 1927 1930 0 -1.0 256 1081 981 131 267 53 5 1 74 9 6 57 79 .272 .313 .339 .652 Aug 2 New York, NY, United States
39 Johnny Lush 7 1904 1910 0 3.7 377 1083 993 107 252 40 11 2 94 28 69 127 .254 .307 .322 .630 Nov 18 Beverly Hills, CA, United States
40 William Matthews 1 1909 1909 0 -0.1 5 8 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jan 23 Mount Carbon, PA, United States
41 Ed Mayer 2 1890 1891 0 -1.8 188 800 752 73 167 27 9 1 101 27 36 65 .222 .269 .286 .555 May 15 Chicago, IL, United States
42 Ed McDonald 3 1911 1913 0 1.5 176 760 634 98 155 30 9 3 55 33 0 110 130 .244 .362 .334 .697 Mar 11 Albany, NY, United States
43 Pat McGehee 1 1912 1912 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Dec 30 Paducah, KY, United States
44 Reeve McKay 1 1915 1915 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jan 18 Dallas, TX, United States
45 Bob McKinney 1 1901 1901 0 -0.0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Aug 19 Chicago, IL, United States
46 Pete McShannic 1 1888 1888 0 -0.3 26 101 98 5 19 1 0 0 5 3 1 9 .194 .218 .204 .422 Nov 30 Toledo, OH, United States
47 Ed Merrill 2 1882 1884 0 -0.9 58 211 204 14 36 3 1 0 0 6 1 .176 .204 .201 .405 Jan 29 Elmwood Park, IL, United States
48 Cy Morgan 2 1921 1922 0 -0.1 19 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 Sep 11 Lakeville, MA, United States
49 Walter Moser 2 1906 1911 0 -0.3 14 22 22 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .045 .045 .045 .091 Dec 10 Philadelphia, PA, United States
50 Tom Nagle 2 1890 1891 0 -0.0 46 180 169 24 42 5 1 1 12 4 8 27 .249 .294 .308 .602 Mar 9 Milwaukee, WI, United States
51 Wiley Piatt 6 1898 1903 0 1.2 187 596 543 66 130 8 5 0 48 2 34 85 .239 .293 .273 .565 Sep 20 Cincinnati, OH, United States
52 Jack Quinn 23 1909 1933 0 -1.0 771 1509 1349 90 248 38 7 8 113 5 0 89 335 .184 .236 .240 .476 Apr 17 Pottsville, PA, United States
53 Tad Quinn 2 1902 1903 0 0.1 3 6 6 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .500 .833 Aug 7 Waterbury, CT, United States
54 Wally Rehg 7 1912 1919 0 -0.9 263 822 752 85 188 24 11 2 66 26 8 50 66 .250 .299 .319 .618 Apr 5 Burbank, CA, United States
55 Art Reinhart 5 1919 1928 0 1.3 123 199 186 25 56 5 3 0 19 1 0 7 23 .301 .326 .360 .687 Nov 11 Houston, TX, United States
56 Billy Rhiel 4 1929 1933 0 0.1 200 571 519 61 138 26 8 7 68 2 0 43 57 .266 .323 .387 .711 Aug 16 Warren, OH, United States
57 Hack Schumann 1 1906 1906 0 -0.1 4 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 Mar 25 Millgrove, NY, United States
58 Bert Sincock 1 1908 1908 0 -0.0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Aug 1 Houghton, MI, United States
59 Kid Speer 1 1909 1909 0 -0.1 13 27 25 1 3 1 0 0 2 0 2 6 .120 .185 .160 .345 Jan 13 Edmonton, AB, Canada
60 George Starnagle 1 1902 1902 0 -0.1 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Feb 15 Belleville, IL, United States
61 George Strief 5 1879 1885 0 -1.6 362 1423 1359 144 282 50 14 5 64 64 28 .208 .243 .276 .519 Apr 1 Cleveland, OH, United States
62 Harry Swan 1 1914 1914 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 May 9 Pittsburgh, PA, United States
63 Arlie Tarbert 2 1927 1928 0 -1.2 39 97 86 6 16 2 0 0 7 1 0 4 13 .186 .247 .209 .457 Nov 27 Cleveland, OH, United States
64 Ben Taylor 1 1912 1912 0 0.0 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 Nov 3 Martin County, IN, United States
65 John Tener 4 1885 1890 0 0.3 73 282 263 29 62 5 2 3 25 4 15 47 .236 .287 .304 .591 May 19 Pittsburgh, PA, United States
66 Jeff Tesreau 7 1912 1918 0 1.9 248 611 574 40 124 12 8 2 46 3 1 18 80 .216 .240 .275 .515 Sep 24 Hanover, NH, United States
67 Claude Thomas 1 1916 1916 0 -0.1 7 10 10 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 7 .100 .100 .100 .200 Mar 6 Sulpher, OK, United States
68 Eddie Tiemeyer 3 1906 1909 0 0.1 9 22 19 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 .263 .364 .316 .679 Sep 27 Cincinnati, OH, United States
69 Woody Wagenhorst 1 1888 1888 0 -0.1 2 8 8 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .125 .125 .125 .250 Feb 14 Washington, DC, United States
70 George Wheeler 4 1896 1899 0 -0.2 50 161 148 19 29 9 0 1 6 3 8 14 .196 .237 .277 .514 Mar 21 Santa Ana, CA, United States
71 Tex Wilson 1 1924 1924 0 -0.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Sep 15 Sulphur Springs, TX, United States
72 John Woods 1 1924 1924 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Oct 4 Norfolk, VA, United States
73 Dave Wright 2 1895 1897 0 0.0 2 5 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 .250 .400 .250 .650 Jan 18 Dennison, OH, 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 Tom Barry 1 1904 1904 0 -0.3 0 1 .000 40.50 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.2 6 5 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 10 10.500 Jun 4 St. Louis, MO, United States
2 John Barthold 1 1904 1904 0 -0.4 0 0 5.06 4 0 4 0 0 0 10.2 12 9 6 0 8 5 1 1 1 51 1.875 Nov 4 Fairview Village, PA, United States
3 Harry Betts 2 1903 1913 0 -0.1 0 1 .000 8.03 2 1 1 1 0 0 12.1 12 11 11 0 8 2 3 0 0 56 1.622 May 22 San Antonio, TX, United States
4 Emil Bildilli 5 1937 1941 0 0.2 4 8 .333 5.84 41 17 10 7 0 1 148.0 184 106 96 16 75 55 2 0 3 679 1.750 Sep 16 Hartford City, IN, United States
5 Chief Chouneau 1 1910 1910 0 0.1 0 1 .000 3.38 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.1 7 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 24 1.313 Sep 17 Cloquet, MN, United States
6 Walter Clarkson 5 1904 1908 0 0.8 18 16 .529 3.17 78 37 31 23 4 2 374.2 340 183 132 12 132 178 24 0 10 1549 1.260 Oct 10 Cambridge, MA, United States
7 Tom Dowse 3 1890 1892 0 0.1 0 0 5.40 1 0 1 0 0 0 5.0 6 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 22 1.400 Dec 14 Riverside, CA, United States
8 Bill Evans 3 1916 1919 0 -0.4 2 13 .133 3.85 28 12 10 6 0 0 126.1 122 66 54 3 48 41 4 0 2 542 1.346 Dec 21 Graham, NC, United States
9 Bill Fincher 1 1916 1916 0 -0.1 0 1 .000 2.14 12 1 6 0 0 0 21.0 22 11 5 0 7 5 0 0 1 85 1.381 May 7 Shreveport, LA, United States
10 Billy Gumbert 3 1890 1893 0 0.2 7 8 .467 4.06 17 14 3 10 0 0 119.2 128 92 54 0 59 21 9 0 2 552 1.563 Apr 13 Pittsburgh, PA, United States
11 Dad Hale 1 1902 1902 0 -1.7 1 4 .200 5.67 11 7 4 4 0 0 54.0 78 52 34 1 22 17 2 0 0 256 1.852 Feb 1 Allegan, MI, United States
12 Sam Hope 1 1907 1907 0 -0.1 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 9.000 Jun 30 Greenport, NY, United States
13 Walter Johnson HOF 21 1907 1927 0 152.3 417 279 .599 2.17 802 666 127 531 110 34 5914.1 4913 1902 1424 97 1363 3509 205 4 154 23405 1.061 Dec 10 Washington, DC, United States
14 Charlie Knepper 1 1899 1899 0 -1.4 4 22 .154 5.78 27 26 1 26 0 0 219.2 307 190 141 11 77 43 15 2 8 1024 1.748 Feb 6 Muncie, IN, United States
15 Hub Knolls 1 1906 1906 0 -0.2 0 0 4.05 2 0 2 0 0 0 6.2 13 5 3 0 2 3 0 0 0 36 2.250 Jul 1 Chicago, IL, United States
16 Johnny Lush 7 1904 1910 0 5.8 66 85 .437 2.68 182 155 21 105 16 2 1239.1 1169 571 369 17 413 490 63 2 37 5168 1.276 Nov 18 Beverly Hills, CA, United States
17 William Matthews 1 1909 1909 0 -0.0 0 0 3.24 5 1 2 0 0 0 16.2 16 8 6 1 10 6 0 0 0 69 1.560 Jan 23 Mount Carbon, PA, United States
18 Pat McGehee 1 1912 1912 0 0.0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 Dec 30 Paducah, KY, United States
19 Reeve McKay 1 1915 1915 0 -0.1 0 0 9.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1.000 Jan 18 Dallas, TX, United States
20 Cy Morgan 2 1921 1922 0 -1.1 1 1 .500 7.39 19 0 12 0 0 1 31.2 45 32 26 0 19 8 1 0 0 154 2.021 Sep 11 Lakeville, MA, United States
21 Walter Moser 2 1906 1911 0 -2.9 0 7 .000 4.58 14 9 2 5 0 0 70.2 97 75 36 0 30 30 2 0 5 322 1.797 Dec 10 Philadelphia, PA, United States
22 Wiley Piatt 6 1898 1903 0 9.1 86 79 .521 3.60 182 170 11 139 12 1 1390.1 1481 826 556 26 455 517 78 1 27 5978 1.392 Sep 20 Cincinnati, OH, United States
23 Jack Quinn 23 1909 1933 0 59.0 247 218 .531 3.29 756 443 218 243 28 56 3920.1 4238 1837 1433 103 860 1329 91 5 62 16356 1.300 Apr 17 Pottsville, PA, United States
24 Tad Quinn 2 1902 1903 0 -0.3 0 1 .000 4.76 3 1 2 1 0 0 17.0 23 15 9 1 6 4 1 0 1 79 1.706 Aug 7 Waterbury, CT, United States
25 Art Reinhart 5 1919 1928 0 4.2 30 18 .625 3.60 92 45 29 31 4 3 444.2 470 222 178 20 157 79 8 0 3 1908 1.410 Nov 11 Houston, TX, United States
26 Hack Schumann 1 1906 1906 0 -0.4 0 2 .000 4.00 4 2 2 1 0 0 18.0 21 13 8 0 8 9 2 0 0 81 1.611 Mar 25 Millgrove, NY, United States
27 Bert Sincock 1 1908 1908 0 0.0 0 0 3.86 1 0 1 0 0 0 4.2 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 17 0.643 Aug 1 Houghton, MI, United States
28 Kid Speer 1 1909 1909 0 -0.6 4 4 .500 2.83 12 8 3 4 0 1 76.1 88 39 24 2 13 12 4 0 4 317 1.323 Jan 13 Edmonton, AB, Canada
29 Harry Swan 1 1914 1914 0 0.1 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 4 1.000 May 9 Pittsburgh, PA, United States
30 Ben Taylor 1 1912 1912 0 -0.3 0 0 3.18 2 0 1 0 0 0 5.2 9 7 2 0 3 2 1 0 0 30 2.118 Nov 3 Martin County, IN, United States
31 John Tener 4 1885 1890 0 -0.4 25 31 .446 4.30 61 56 4 52 2 0 506.0 552 398 242 28 200 174 20 0 28 2277 1.486 May 19 Pittsburgh, PA, United States
32 Jeff Tesreau 7 1912 1918 0 21.0 119 72 .623 2.43 247 207 25 123 27 9 1679.0 1350 591 453 37 572 880 38 3 42 6805 1.145 Sep 24 Hanover, NH, United States
33 Claude Thomas 1 1916 1916 0 0.1 1 2 .333 4.13 7 4 2 1 1 0 28.1 27 14 13 1 12 7 2 1 2 116 1.376 Mar 6 Sulpher, OK, United States
34 Eddie Tiemeyer 3 1906 1909 0 0.1 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 2.000 Sep 27 Cincinnati, OH, United States
35 George Wheeler 4 1896 1899 0 1.5 21 20 .512 4.24 50 39 10 32 0 0 358.2 446 249 169 5 116 60 14 0 8 1604 1.567 Mar 21 Santa Ana, CA, United States
36 Tex Wilson 1 1924 1924 0 -0.3 0 0 14.73 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.2 7 6 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 20 2.182 Sep 15 Sulphur Springs, TX, United States
37 John Woods 1 1924 1924 0 0.1 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 6 3.000 Oct 4 Norfolk, VA, United States
38 Dave Wright 2 1895 1897 0 -0.6 1 0 1.000 18.00 2 1 1 1 0 0 9.0 23 20 18 1 3 4 2 0 3 54 2.889 Jan 18 Dennison, OH, United States
Totals 128 1885 1941 0 243 1054 894 .541 2.95 2674 1925 549 1346 204 110 16842.2 16221 7564 5519 382 4687 7496 592 19 403 69667 1.323
Rk Mgr Yrs From To W L W-L% G>.500 G BestFin WrstFin AvRk Date of Death Died
1 Joe Birmingham 4 1912 1915 170 191 .471 -21 368 3 8 5.6
2 Walter Johnson HOF 7 1929 1935 529 432 .550 97 966 2 5 3.3
3 Jack McCallister 1 1927 1927 66 87 .431 -21 153 6 6 6.0
Totals 12 1912 1935 765 710 .519 55 1487 2 8 4.1