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1956 MLB  / 1958 MLB  Died this Year
Rk 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 Ed Abbaticchio 9 1897 1910 0 8.6 855 3459 3044 355 772 99 43 11 324 142 289 283 .254 .325 .325 .650 Jan 6 Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States
2 Milo Allison 4 1913 1917 0 0.0 49 79 60 15 13 0 0 0 0 4 0 15 9 .217 .373 .217 .590 Jun 18 Kenosha, WI, United States
3 Fred Anderson 7 1909 1918 0 -1.7 180 339 312 17 41 6 1 0 12 0 10 98 .131 .161 .157 .318 Nov 8 Winston-Salem, NC, United States
4 Charlie Babington 1 1915 1915 0 -0.2 28 35 33 5 8 3 1 0 2 1 0 0 4 .242 .265 .394 .659 Mar 22 Providence, RI, United States
5 Art Bader 1 1904 1904 0 -0.0 2 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 Apr 5 St. Louis, MO, United States
6 Ed Baecht 6 1926 1937 0 -0.2 64 45 42 4 8 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 10 .190 .190 .190 .381 Aug 15 Grafton, IL, United States
7 Neal Ball 7 1907 1913 0 0.9 502 1776 1613 163 404 56 17 4 151 92 5 99 323 .250 .295 .314 .609 Oct 15 Bridgeport, CT, United States
8 Marty Becker 1 1915 1915 0 -0.1 17 59 52 5 13 2 0 0 3 3 0 2 9 .250 .278 .288 .566 Sep 25 Cincinnati, OH, United States
9 Fred Beebe 7 1906 1916 0 -1.2 205 481 457 24 72 7 6 0 30 1 8 93 .158 .172 .199 .371 Oct 30 Elgin, IL, United States
10 Jim Begley 1 1924 1924 0 0.0 2 7 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .200 .429 .200 .629 Feb 22 San Francisco, CA, United States
11 Petie Behan 3 1921 1923 0 -0.3 43 71 67 7 13 2 0 0 4 1 0 0 13 .194 .194 .224 .418 Jan 22 Bradford, PA, United States
12 Bugs Bennett 2 1918 1921 0 0.1 10 11 11 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .364 .364 .364 .727 Nov 21 Noel, MO, United States
13 Fred Bennett 2 1928 1931 0 -0.1 39 105 97 6 27 6 0 1 7 0 0 7 6 .278 .327 .371 .698 May 12 Atkins, AR, United States
14 Joe Benz 9 1911 1919 0 -2.7 251 475 441 29 61 8 2 0 17 1 1 5 148 .138 .150 .166 .315 Apr 22 Chicago, IL, United States
15 Marty Berghammer 4 1911 1915 0 0.8 285 922 774 136 180 16 7 1 52 46 10 103 92 .233 .335 .275 .610 Dec 21 Pittsburgh, PA, United States
16 Jack Burns 2 1903 1904 0 0.1 15 59 53 5 12 0 0 0 4 1 2 1 .226 .281 .226 .507 Jun 24 Waterford, CT, United States
17 Max Butcher 10 1936 1945 0 -0.4 343 649 598 43 110 14 0 1 37 0 16 92 .184 .205 .212 .418 Sep 15 Logan, WV, United States
18 Charlie Caldwell 1 1925 1925 0 -0.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Nov 1 Princeton, NJ, United States
19 Billy Campbell 4 1905 1909 0 -0.6 70 148 130 4 15 1 2 0 5 1 4 21 .115 .148 .154 .302 Oct 6 Cincinnati, OH, United States
20 Cap Clark 1 1938 1938 0 0.0 52 84 74 11 19 1 1 0 4 0 9 10 .257 .337 .297 .635 Feb 16 Fayetteville, NC, United States
21 Joe Connor 4 1895 1905 0 -0.7 92 300 271 29 54 7 2 1 22 8 18 20 .199 .257 .251 .508 Nov 8 Waterbury, CT, United States
22 Jack Coombs 14 1906 1920 0 4.4 460 1199 1110 123 261 34 10 4 100 21 4 59 191 .235 .278 .295 .573 Apr 15 Palestine, TX, United States
23 Phil Cooney 1 1905 1905 0 -0.1 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Oct 6 New York, NY, United States
24 Ches Crist 1 1906 1906 0 -0.2 6 12 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .083 .000 .083 Jan 7 Cincinnati, OH, United States
25 George Daly 1 1909 1909 0 -0.1 3 9 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .111 .111 .111 .222 Dec 12 Buffalo, NY, United States
26 Harry Damrau 1 1915 1915 0 -0.3 16 62 56 4 11 1 0 0 3 1 1 5 17 .196 .262 .214 .477 Aug 21 Staten Island, NY, United States
27 Dummy Deegan 1 1901 1901 0 -0.1 2 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 May 17 Bronx, NY, United States
28 Ed Donnelly 2 1911 1912 0 0.1 43 90 83 11 20 4 0 0 2 1 2 20 .241 .267 .289 .557 Nov 28 Rutland, VT, United States
29 Alex Ferson 3 1889 1892 0 -0.8 49 167 150 10 20 3 1 0 5 2 16 56 .133 .222 .167 .388 Dec 5 Boston, MA, United States
30 Tom Fleming 3 1899 1904 0 -0.8 30 105 99 11 22 1 1 0 6 1 2 11 .222 .238 .253 .490 Dec 26 Boston, MA, United States
31 Frank Foreman 11 1884 1902 0 1.6 243 832 754 104 169 23 15 9 73 18 62 116 .224 .291 .330 .621 Nov 19 Baltimore, MD, United States
32 Gil Gallagher 1 1922 1922 0 -0.3 7 23 22 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 7 .045 .087 .091 .178 Jan 6 Washington, DC, United States
33 Billy Gleason 3 1916 1921 0 -0.4 40 132 118 9 26 1 1 0 8 1 1 11 11 .220 .298 .246 .543 Jan 9 Holyoke, MA, United States
34 Ivy Griffin 3 1919 1921 0 -1.9 185 695 638 65 164 21 5 0 39 4 5 25 65 .257 .301 .306 .607 Aug 25 Gainesville, GA, United States
35 Frank Hafner 1 1888 1888 0 -0.1 2 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .143 .000 .143 Mar 2 Hannibal, MO, United States
36 Don Hanski 2 1943 1944 0 -0.2 11 22 22 1 5 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 5 .227 .227 .273 .500 Sep 2 Worth, IL, United States
37 Tim Hendryx 8 1911 1921 0 6.7 416 1546 1291 152 356 68 22 6 192 26 16 185 141 .276 .372 .376 .749 Aug 14 Corpus Christi, TX, United States
38 Butch Henline 11 1921 1931 0 9.0 740 2384 2101 258 611 96 21 40 268 18 10 192 156 .291 .361 .414 .774 Oct 9 Sarasota, FL, United States
39 Roy Hutson 1 1925 1925 0 0.1 7 10 8 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 .500 .556 .500 1.056 May 20 La Mesa, CA, United States
40 Jimmy Jordan 4 1933 1936 0 -1.3 376 1327 1273 102 327 51 4 2 118 8 37 76 .257 .279 .308 .587 Dec 4 Gastonia, NC, United States
41 Ralph Judd 3 1927 1930 0 -0.4 21 18 18 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 May 6 Lapeer, MI, United States
42 Ed Karger 6 1906 1911 0 2.4 167 432 400 31 88 14 2 6 35 1 12 62 .220 .261 .310 .571 Sep 9 Delta, CO, United States
43 Hal Kleine 2 1944 1945 0 -0.0 17 18 17 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .176 .176 .235 .412 Dec 10 St. Louis, MO, United States
44 Paul Krichell 2 1911 1912 0 0.4 87 274 243 25 54 9 0 0 16 4 2 23 40 .222 .295 .259 .554 Jun 4 Bronx, NY, United States
45 Dixie Leverett 5 1922 1929 0 0.6 122 240 214 20 50 12 1 0 19 0 0 14 67 .234 .284 .299 .583 Feb 20 Beaverton, OR, United States
46 Dolf Luque 20 1914 1935 0 4.5 559 1190 1043 96 237 31 10 5 90 7 4 70 114 .227 .283 .291 .573 Jul 3 La Habana, La Habana, Cuba
47 Erskine Mayer 8 1912 1919 0 0.7 245 503 453 39 84 10 7 2 28 0 0 28 109 .185 .234 .252 .486 Mar 10 Los Angeles, CA, United States
48 Chick Maynard 1 1922 1922 0 -0.4 12 29 24 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 .125 .222 .125 .347 Jan 31 Bangor, ME, United States
49 Lee McElwee 1 1916 1916 0 -0.1 54 167 155 9 41 3 0 0 10 0 8 17 .265 .301 .284 .584 Feb 8 Union, ME, United States
50 Billy Meyer 3 1913 1917 0 0.5 113 326 301 15 71 7 3 1 21 3 15 25 .236 .274 .289 .563 Mar 31 Knoxville, TN, United States
51 Ezra Midkiff 3 1909 1913 0 -0.4 105 404 372 31 77 10 1 0 23 13 4 19 45 .207 .247 .239 .487 Mar 20 Huntington, WV, United States
52 Bill Miller 1 1902 1902 0 -0.0 1 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 Sep 9 Ashtabula, OH, United States
53 Red Munson 1 1905 1905 0 -0.4 9 27 26 1 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 .115 .115 .154 .269 Feb 19 Mishawaka, IN, United States
54 Jack Ness 2 1911 1916 0 -0.1 87 327 297 38 75 7 5 1 36 4 11 43 .253 .295 .320 .615 Dec 3 DeLand, FL, United States
55 Dick Niehaus 4 1913 1920 0 0.3 45 40 34 1 8 1 0 0 1 1 0 6 12 .235 .350 .265 .615 Mar 12 Atlanta, GA, United States
56 Fritz Ostermueller 15 1934 1948 0 1.9 399 823 749 60 175 22 4 0 62 1 0 35 80 .234 .270 .274 .543 Dec 17 Quincy, IL, United States
57 Ernie Padgett 5 1923 1927 0 0.7 271 914 838 84 223 34 17 1 81 8 14 61 75 .266 .318 .351 .669 Apr 15 East Orange, NJ, United States
58 Larry Pezold 1 1914 1914 0 -0.2 23 82 71 4 16 0 1 0 5 2 3 9 6 .225 .313 .254 .566 Oct 22 Baton Rouge, LA, United States
59 Fred Raymer 3 1901 1905 0 -5.3 371 1462 1380 95 301 40 7 1 101 50 32 132 .218 .242 .259 .501 Jun 11 Los Angeles, CA, United States
60 Hal Reilly 1 1919 1919 0 -0.1 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Dec 24 Chicago, IL, United States
61 Wally Reinecker 1 1915 1915 0 -0.2 3 9 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .222 .125 .347 Apr 18 Pittsburgh, PA, United States
62 Bugs Reisigl 1 1911 1911 0 -0.1 2 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 Feb 24 Amsterdam, NY, United States
63 George Rohe 4 1901 1907 0 3.1 269 983 868 81 197 19 3 3 92 27 72 62 .227 .294 .266 .561 Jun 10 Cincinnati, OH, United States
64 Paul Russell 1 1894 1894 0 -0.2 3 11 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .100 .100 .100 .200 Oct 8 Norristown, PA, United States
65 Carl Sawyer 2 1915 1916 0 -0.1 26 74 63 11 14 2 0 0 5 5 0 8 9 .222 .329 .254 .583 Jan 17 Los Angeles, CA, United States
66 Rube Schauer 5 1913 1917 0 -0.5 93 131 121 9 16 3 1 0 6 0 0 4 19 .132 .160 .174 .334 Apr 15 Minneapolis, MN, United States
67 Pete Schneider 6 1914 1919 0 1.7 220 456 434 41 96 13 6 5 26 3 0 5 100 .221 .230 .313 .543 Jun 1 Los Angeles, CA, United States
68 Jim Scott 9 1909 1917 0 -2.7 317 680 614 30 79 11 1 1 34 3 2 34 182 .129 .177 .155 .332 Apr 7 Jacumba, CA, United States
69 John Slappey 1 1920 1920 0 0.1 3 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 Jun 10 Marietta, GA, United States
70 Tom Stanton 1 1904 1904 0 -0.2 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jan 17 St. Louis, MO, United States
71 Larry Strands 1 1915 1915 0 -0.3 35 86 75 7 14 3 1 1 11 1 6 11 .187 .247 .293 .540 Jan 19 Forest Park, IL, United States
72 Bill Sweeney 3 1928 1931 0 0.8 308 1112 1050 127 300 58 8 5 107 22 23 44 73 .286 .314 .370 .685 Apr 18 San Diego, CA, United States
73 Tommy Thevenow 15 1924 1938 0 -5.3 1229 4483 4164 380 1030 124 32 2 456 23 3 210 222 .247 .285 .294 .579 Jul 29 Madison, IN, United States
74 Homer Thompson 1 1912 1912 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Sep 12 Atlanta, GA, United States
75 Deacon Van Buren 1 1904 1904 0 0.0 13 49 44 2 11 2 0 0 3 2 3 2 .250 .298 .295 .593 Jun 29 Portland, OR, United States
76 Rip Wade 1 1923 1923 0 -0.2 33 77 69 8 16 2 2 2 14 0 0 5 10 .232 .284 .406 .690 Jun 15 Duluth, MN, United States
77 Cy Warmoth 3 1916 1923 0 0.1 29 51 45 4 9 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 13 .200 .265 .289 .554 Jun 20 Mount Carmel, IL, United States
78 Frank Welch 9 1919 1927 0 4.1 738 2677 2310 310 634 100 31 41 295 18 28 250 225 .274 .350 .398 .748 Jul 25 Birmingham, AL, United States
79 Tom Whelan 1 1920 1920 0 0.0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .500 .000 .500 Jun 26 Boston, MA, United States
80 Deke White 1 1895 1895 0 -0.1 3 9 8 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .250 Nov 27 Albany, NY, United States
81 Pete Wilson 2 1908 1909 0 -0.2 21 53 48 5 5 0 1 0 2 0 3 15 .104 .157 .146 .303 Jun 5 St. Petersburg, FL, United States
82 Chuck Wolfe 1 1923 1923 0 0.0 3 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .333 .667 Nov 27 Schellsburg, PA, United States

Pitching

Batters Above / Managers Below
Rk 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 Fred Anderson 7 1909 1918 0 5.0 53 57 .482 2.86 178 114 42 62 11 8 986.1 912 415 313 22 247 514 15 1 31 3989 1.175 Nov 8 Winston-Salem, NC, United States
2 Ed Baecht 6 1926 1937 0 -0.7 5 6 .455 5.56 64 9 27 3 0 0 160.1 200 116 99 9 78 61 11 0 5 755 1.734 Aug 15 Grafton, IL, United States
3 Fred Beebe 7 1906 1916 0 6.1 62 83 .428 2.86 202 153 36 93 9 4 1294.1 1090 587 412 17 534 634 46 1 44 5373 1.255 Oct 30 Elgin, IL, United States
4 Petie Behan 3 1921 1923 0 1.2 7 15 .318 4.76 40 24 10 9 1 2 189.0 248 137 100 14 72 43 2 1 3 868 1.693 Jan 22 Bradford, PA, United States
5 Bugs Bennett 2 1918 1921 0 -0.8 0 5 .000 6.68 10 5 3 1 0 0 33.2 42 31 25 3 29 5 2 0 0 168 2.109 Nov 21 Noel, MO, United States
6 Joe Benz 9 1911 1919 0 20.7 77 75 .507 2.43 251 163 50 75 17 3 1359.2 1225 509 367 16 334 539 24 3 30 5406 1.147 Apr 22 Chicago, IL, United States
7 Max Butcher 10 1936 1945 0 18.2 95 106 .473 3.75 335 229 59 104 14 9 1787.2 1938 889 744 100 583 485 23 4 23 7768 1.410 Sep 15 Logan, WV, United States
8 Charlie Caldwell 1 1925 1925 0 -0.3 0 0 16.88 3 0 1 0 0 0 2.2 7 6 5 0 3 1 0 0 1 18 3.750 Nov 1 Princeton, NJ, United States
9 Billy Campbell 4 1905 1909 0 0.5 23 25 .479 2.80 70 44 24 31 2 4 407.2 411 186 127 3 93 116 19 1 5 1632 1.236 Oct 6 Cincinnati, OH, United States
10 Jack Coombs 14 1906 1920 0 24.5 158 110 .590 2.78 354 268 69 187 35 8 2320.0 2034 925 717 38 841 1052 88 1 54 9459 1.239 Apr 15 Palestine, TX, United States
11 George Daly 1 1909 1909 0 -0.7 0 3 .000 6.00 3 3 0 3 0 0 21.0 31 19 14 0 8 8 1 0 2 100 1.857 Dec 12 Buffalo, NY, United States
12 Dummy Deegan 1 1901 1901 0 -0.4 0 1 .000 6.35 2 1 1 1 0 0 17.0 27 17 12 0 6 8 0 0 1 82 1.941 May 17 Bronx, NY, United States
13 Ed Donnelly 2 1911 1912 0 0.5 8 12 .400 4.03 42 22 14 14 1 0 221.0 258 142 99 10 81 83 7 3 10 989 1.534 Nov 28 Rutland, VT, United States
14 Alex Ferson 3 1889 1892 0 2.1 18 25 .419 4.37 48 45 2 36 1 0 368.1 424 278 179 15 151 106 13 0 11 1681 1.561 Dec 5 Boston, MA, United States
15 Frank Foreman 11 1884 1902 0 15.4 96 93 .508 3.97 229 205 23 169 7 4 1721.2 1857 1186 760 47 659 586 142 0 82 7726 1.461 Nov 19 Baltimore, MD, United States
16 Frank Hafner 1 1888 1888 0 -0.6 0 2 .000 7.00 2 2 0 2 0 0 18.0 24 23 14 2 16 5 1 0 6 95 2.222 Mar 2 Hannibal, MO, United States
17 Don Hanski 2 1943 1944 0 -0.2 0 0 9.00 3 0 3 0 0 0 4.0 6 4 4 0 3 0 0 1 0 20 2.250 Sep 2 Worth, IL, United States
18 Ralph Judd 3 1927 1930 0 0.9 3 0 1.000 3.32 21 0 15 0 0 1 62.1 70 30 23 4 16 23 0 0 0 264 1.380 May 6 Lapeer, MI, United States
19 Ed Karger 6 1906 1911 0 8.9 48 67 .417 2.79 165 123 36 81 9 3 1091.2 1012 471 338 12 314 415 35 0 28 4461 1.215 Sep 9 Delta, CO, United States
20 Hal Kleine 2 1944 1945 0 -1.0 1 2 .333 5.48 14 6 4 1 0 0 47.2 46 33 29 0 43 18 0 2 1 224 1.867 Dec 10 St. Louis, MO, United States
21 Dixie Leverett 5 1922 1929 0 3.5 29 34 .460 4.51 122 77 30 33 4 7 637.0 725 374 319 25 221 193 17 5 11 2838 1.485 Feb 20 Beaverton, OR, United States
22 Dolf Luque 20 1914 1935 0 43.2 194 179 .520 3.24 550 367 128 206 26 29 3220.1 3231 1412 1161 113 918 1130 26 5 50 13470 1.288 Jul 3 La Habana, La Habana, Cuba
23 Erskine Mayer 8 1912 1919 0 13.2 91 70 .565 2.96 245 164 52 93 12 6 1427.0 1415 600 469 43 345 482 55 4 15 5906 1.233 Mar 10 Los Angeles, CA, United States
24 Dick Niehaus 4 1913 1920 0 -1.4 4 5 .444 3.77 45 9 26 3 0 2 126.2 128 84 53 4 59 43 2 0 5 555 1.476 Mar 12 Atlanta, GA, United States
25 Fritz Ostermueller 15 1934 1948 0 34.4 114 115 .498 3.99 390 246 86 112 11 15 2066.2 2170 1062 917 105 835 774 21 1 60 9116 1.454 Dec 17 Quincy, IL, United States
26 Bugs Reisigl 1 1911 1911 0 -0.1 0 1 .000 6.23 2 1 1 1 0 0 13.0 13 9 9 1 3 6 0 0 0 51 1.231 Feb 24 Amsterdam, NY, United States
27 Rube Schauer 5 1913 1917 0 -2.1 10 29 .256 3.35 93 32 43 16 0 1 400.1 384 215 149 12 137 164 7 1 18 1655 1.301 Apr 15 Minneapolis, MN, United States
28 Pete Schneider 6 1914 1919 0 6.4 59 86 .407 2.66 207 157 36 84 10 4 1274.0 1199 541 377 16 498 487 52 0 16 5365 1.332 Jun 1 Los Angeles, CA, United States
29 Jim Scott 9 1909 1917 0 28.7 107 114 .484 2.30 317 226 63 123 26 9 1892.0 1624 686 483 21 609 945 53 3 32 7487 1.180 Apr 7 Jacumba, CA, United States
30 John Slappey 1 1920 1920 0 -0.5 0 1 .000 7.11 3 1 1 0 0 0 6.1 15 12 5 0 4 1 0 0 0 38 3.000 Jun 10 Marietta, GA, United States
31 Cy Warmoth 3 1916 1923 0 -0.0 8 5 .615 4.26 29 14 10 4 0 0 129.0 130 80 61 4 89 54 2 1 1 593 1.698 Jun 20 Mount Carmel, IL, United States
32 Deke White 1 1895 1895 0 -0.5 1 0 1.000 9.87 3 1 2 1 0 1 17.1 17 23 19 1 13 6 2 0 3 82 1.731 Nov 27 Albany, NY, United States
33 Pete Wilson 2 1908 1909 0 -0.4 9 8 .529 3.26 20 19 1 11 2 0 132.2 109 71 48 2 76 72 5 0 3 578 1.394 Jun 5 St. Petersburg, FL, United States
34 Chuck Wolfe 1 1923 1923 0 0.4 0 0 3.72 3 0 3 0 0 0 9.2 6 4 4 1 8 1 0 0 0 40 1.448 Nov 27 Schellsburg, PA, United States
Totals 176 1884 1948 0 224.1 1280 1334 .490 3.24 4065 2730 901 1559 198 120 23466.0 23028 11177 8455 660 7926 9060 671 38 551 98852 1.693
Rk Mgr Yrs From To W L W-L% G>.500 G BestFin WrstFin AvRk Date of Death Died
1 Jack Coombs 1 1919 1919 18 44 .290 -26 63 8 8 8.0
2 Billy Meyer 5 1948 1952 317 452 .412 -135 774 4 8 6.6
Totals 6 1919 1952 335 496 .403 -161 837 4 8 6.7


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