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2000 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 Joe Albanese 1 1958 1958 0 0.0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jun 17 New York, NY, United States
2 Hugh Alexander 1 1937 1937 0 -0.2 7 11 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 .091 .091 .091 .182 Nov 25 Oklahoma City, OK, United States
3 Red Barkley 3 1937 1943 0 -0.2 63 186 163 16 43 9 0 0 21 2 0 19 26 .264 .341 .319 .660 Dec 12 Waco, TX, United States
4 Bob Barthelson 1 1944 1944 0 0.0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Apr 14 Branford, CT, United States
5 Fern Bell 2 1939 1940 0 1.1 89 313 265 44 75 5 8 2 35 2 43 19 .283 .383 .385 .768 Aug 29 Rancho Mirage, CA, United States
6 Frenchy Bordagaray 11 1934 1945 0 0.7 930 2871 2632 410 745 120 28 14 270 66 2 173 186 .283 .331 .366 .697 Apr 13 Ventura, CA, United States
7 Bill Bradford 1 1956 1956 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Aug 22 Fairfield Bay, AR, United States
8 Charlie Brewster 3 1943 1946 0 -1.2 69 236 213 17 47 4 0 0 14 1 0 16 28 .221 .281 .239 .521 Oct 1 Alma, GA, United States
9 Harry Bright 8 1958 1965 0 -0.0 336 919 839 99 214 31 4 32 126 2 3 65 133 .255 .309 .416 .725 Mar 13 Sacramento, CA, United States
10 Soup Campbell 2 1940 1941 0 -0.4 139 433 390 44 96 11 4 3 37 1 9 38 33 .246 .315 .318 .633 Feb 16 Sparta, VA, United States
11 Andujar Cedeno 7 1990 1996 0 -2.8 616 2238 2051 221 485 98 13 47 223 26 17 143 488 .236 .292 .366 .657 Oct 28 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
12 Ed Chapman 1 1933 1933 0 -0.1 6 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 May 3 Clarksdale, MS, United States
13 Ellis Clary 4 1942 1945 0 2.1 223 778 650 97 171 32 2 1 46 12 8 114 74 .263 .376 .323 .699 Jun 2 Valdosta, GA, United States
14 Eddie Collins 3 1939 1942 0 -1.0 132 299 274 41 66 9 3 0 16 4 1 24 29 .241 .302 .296 .598 Nov 2 Jennersville, PA, United States
15 Benny Culp 3 1942 1944 0 -0.0 15 30 26 5 5 1 0 0 2 0 3 3 .192 .276 .231 .507 Oct 23 Philadelphia, PA, United States
16 Fritz Dorish 10 1947 1956 0 -0.8 324 225 204 16 32 7 0 0 4 1 0 8 43 .157 .189 .191 .380 Dec 31 Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States
17 Marv Felderman 1 1942 1942 0 -0.0 3 7 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .167 .286 .167 .452 Aug 6 Riverside, CA, United States
18 Bubba Floyd 1 1944 1944 0 0.3 3 10 9 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .444 .500 .556 1.056 Dec 15 Dallas, TX, United States
19 Len Gabrielson 1 1939 1939 0 0.0 5 20 18 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 3 .222 .300 .222 .522 Nov 14 Stanford, CA, United States
20 Carden Gillenwater 5 1940 1948 0 4.1 335 1176 1004 129 261 41 7 11 114 20 2 153 138 .260 .359 .348 .707 May 10 Largo, FL, United States
21 Ted Gullic 2 1930 1933 0 -1.4 196 669 612 73 151 25 8 9 79 7 1 42 81 .247 .296 .358 .654 Jan 28 West Plains, MO, United States
22 Ken Heintzelman 13 1937 1952 0 -2.2 321 505 440 25 56 5 0 0 33 0 0 22 113 .127 .169 .139 .307 Aug 14 St. Peters, MO, United States
23 Ron Herbel 9 1963 1971 0 -2.4 332 227 206 6 6 2 0 0 3 0 1 8 125 .029 .065 .039 .104 Jan 20 Tacoma, WA, United States
24 Lefty Hoerst 5 1940 1947 0 -0.0 98 104 91 2 14 1 0 0 0 0 6 22 .154 .206 .165 .371 Feb 18 Maple Shade, NJ, United States
25 Don Johnson 6 1943 1948 2 4.4 511 2102 1935 219 528 89 6 8 175 26 112 171 .273 .315 .337 .653 Apr 6 Laguna Beach, CA, United States
26 Jake Jones 5 1941 1948 0 -1.3 224 868 790 80 181 31 5 23 117 8 4 69 130 .229 .294 .368 .663 Dec 13 Delhi, LA, United States
27 Russ Kerns 1 1945 1945 0 -0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Aug 21 Placerville, CA, United States
28 Doyle Lade 5 1946 1950 0 0.7 127 188 164 15 36 4 0 0 11 2 14 42 .220 .281 .244 .525 May 18 Lincoln, NE, United States
29 Gene Lambert 2 1941 1942 0 -0.0 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Feb 10 Germantown, TN, United States
30 Brooks Lawrence 7 1954 1960 1 -0.6 275 360 319 17 49 5 1 0 23 1 1 17 95 .154 .199 .176 .374 Apr 27 Springfield, OH, United States
31 Bob Lemon HOF 15 1941 1958 7 11.3 615 1326 1183 148 274 54 9 37 147 2 1 93 241 .232 .288 .386 .674 Jan 11 Long Beach, CA, United States
32 John Leovich 1 1941 1941 0 0.1 1 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 Feb 3 Lincoln City, OR, United States
33 Don Liddle 4 1953 1956 0 0.2 119 143 112 9 17 0 0 0 5 0 0 18 29 .152 .273 .152 .425 Jun 5 Mount Carmel, IL, United States
34 Lynn Lovenguth 2 1955 1957 0 -0.1 17 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Sep 29 Beaverton, OR, United States
35 Bob Mahoney 2 1951 1952 0 0.0 36 21 18 3 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 9 .222 .300 .222 .522 Aug 27 Lincoln, NE, United States
36 Georges Maranda 2 1960 1962 0 0.1 49 29 28 0 6 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 12 .214 .241 .286 .527 Jul 14 Levis, QC, Canada
37 Willard Marshall 11 1942 1955 3 19.6 1246 4735 4233 583 1160 163 39 130 604 14 4 458 219 .274 .347 .423 .770 Nov 5 Norwood, NJ, United States
38 Pinky May 5 1939 1943 1 12.4 665 2547 2215 210 610 102 11 4 215 13 261 121 .275 .354 .337 .691 Sep 4 Corydon, IN, United States
39 Jack Merson 3 1951 1953 0 0.7 125 480 452 47 116 22 4 6 52 1 1 23 45 .257 .294 .363 .657 Apr 28 Elkridge, MD, United States
40 Hank Miklos 1 1944 1944 0 -0.0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Mar 29 Adrian, MI, United States
41 John Milner 12 1971 1982 0 12.6 1215 3985 3436 455 855 140 16 131 498 31 22 504 473 .249 .344 .413 .757 Jan 4 East Point, GA, United States
42 Blas Monaco 2 1937 1946 0 -0.0 17 15 13 2 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 3 .154 .267 .308 .574 Feb 10 San Antonio, TX, United States
43 Danny Musser 1 1932 1932 0 0.0 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 Mar 2 Upper Sandusky, OH, United States
44 George Myatt 7 1938 1947 0 6.2 407 1561 1345 220 381 44 14 4 99 72 22 156 120 .283 .362 .346 .708 Sep 14 Orlando, FL, United States
45 Lynn Myers 2 1938 1939 0 -0.3 144 373 344 42 83 16 3 1 29 10 21 48 .241 .285 .314 .599 Jan 19 Harrisburg, PA, United States
46 Willard Nixon 9 1950 1958 0 2.9 239 515 459 42 111 17 1 2 41 0 0 42 97 .242 .305 .296 .601 Dec 10 Rome, GA, United States
47 Red Nonnenkamp 4 1933 1940 0 -0.5 155 301 263 49 69 6 2 0 24 6 2 33 24 .262 .347 .300 .647 Dec 3 Little Rock, AR, United States
48 Chuck Oertel 1 1958 1958 0 -0.0 14 13 12 4 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 .167 .231 .417 .647 Oct 4 Royal Oak, MI, United States
49 Frankie Pack 1 1949 1949 0 -0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jan 26 Hendersonville, NC, United States
50 Roy Partee 5 1943 1948 0 1.7 367 1245 1090 89 273 41 5 2 114 2 3 132 120 .250 .334 .303 .636 Dec 27 Eureka, CA, United States
51 John Perkovich 1 1950 1950 0 -0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Sep 16 Little Rock, AR, United States
52 Lou Polli 2 1932 1944 0 -0.1 24 8 8 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .125 .125 .125 .250 Dec 19 Berlin, VT, United States
53 Ed Rakow 7 1960 1967 0 -1.8 195 253 226 16 19 2 0 0 3 0 0 11 90 .084 .130 .093 .223 Aug 26 West Palm Beach, FL, United States
54 Bob Ramazzotti 7 1946 1953 0 -1.9 346 913 851 86 196 22 9 4 53 15 1 45 107 .230 .271 .291 .562 Feb 15 Altoona, PA, United States
55 Culley Rikard 3 1941 1947 0 0.8 153 456 396 64 107 19 5 4 37 1 58 48 .270 .365 .374 .739 Feb 25 Memphis, TN, United States
56 Jack Robinson 1 1949 1949 0 0.0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Mar 2 Ormond Beach, FL, United States
57 Aurelio Rodriguez 17 1967 1983 0 15.2 2017 7085 6611 612 1570 287 46 124 648 35 31 324 943 .237 .275 .351 .626 Sep 23 Detroit, MI, United States
58 Hank Ruszkowski 3 1944 1947 0 0.1 40 90 84 8 20 2 0 3 10 0 0 6 16 .238 .289 .369 .658 May 31 Cleveland, OH, United States
59 Chico Salmon 9 1964 1972 0 1.0 658 1803 1667 202 415 70 6 31 149 46 24 89 233 .249 .290 .354 .644 Sep 17 Bocas del Toro, Panama
60 Jack Sanford 12 1956 1967 1 0.9 393 760 665 51 105 19 2 3 37 0 1 45 240 .158 .212 .206 .418 Mar 7 Beckley, WV, United States
61 Bill Sommers 1 1950 1950 0 -0.2 65 170 137 24 35 5 1 0 14 0 1 25 14 .255 .370 .307 .677 Sep 22 Palm City, FL, United States
62 Andy Spognardi 1 1932 1932 0 0.3 17 41 34 9 10 1 0 0 1 0 0 6 6 .294 .400 .324 .724 Jan 1 Dedham, MA, United States
63 Bud Stewart 9 1941 1954 0 5.2 773 2334 2041 288 547 96 32 32 260 29 23 252 157 .268 .351 .393 .744 Jun 21 Palo Alto, CA, United States
64 Bill Strickland 1 1937 1937 0 -0.1 9 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .167 .167 .167 .333 Jan 26 Lakeland, FL, United States
65 Jim Suchecki 3 1950 1952 0 -0.1 38 27 22 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 5 .091 .200 .091 .291 Jul 20 Crofton, MD, United States
66 Clyde Sukeforth 10 1926 1945 0 0.5 486 1363 1237 122 326 50 14 2 96 12 95 57 .264 .319 .331 .650 Sep 3 Waldoboro, ME, United States
67 Harry Taylor 6 1946 1952 0 -0.3 90 131 124 12 20 4 1 0 13 0 0 2 26 .161 .181 .210 .391 Nov 5 Terre Haute, IN, United States
68 Lou Thuman 2 1939 1940 0 -0.0 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Dec 19 Baltimore, MD, United States
69 Bobby Tiefenauer 10 1952 1968 0 -0.1 179 48 39 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 15 .026 .156 .051 .207 Jun 13 Desloge, MO, United States
70 Bob Tillman 9 1962 1970 0 -0.2 775 2586 2329 189 540 68 10 79 282 1 0 228 510 .232 .300 .371 .671 Jun 23 Gallatin, TN, United States
71 Nick Tremark 3 1934 1936 0 -0.1 35 80 73 10 18 4 0 0 10 0 6 5 .247 .313 .301 .614 Sep 7 Tomball, TX, United States
72 Turkey Tyson 1 1944 1944 0 -0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Feb 17 Elm City, NC, United States
73 Buck Varner 1 1952 1952 0 -0.1 2 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .200 .000 .200 Apr 29 Chattanooga, TN, United States
74 Carlos Velazquez 1 1973 1973 0 0.0 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Mar 16 Loiza, Puerto Rico
75 Dewey Williams 5 1944 1948 0 -0.1 193 518 464 48 108 11 4 3 37 2 46 52 .233 .302 .293 .595 Mar 19 Williston, ND, United States
76 Terry Wilshusen 1 1973 1973 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Dec 1 Lomita, CA, United States
77 Hank Wyse 8 1942 1951 1 -1.6 253 477 435 33 71 7 1 0 32 1 0 7 81 .163 .178 .184 .362 Oct 22 Pryor, OK, 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 Joe Albanese 1 1958 1958 0 0.1 0 0 4.50 6 0 6 0 0 0 6.0 8 3 3 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 27 1.667 Jun 17 New York, NY, United States
2 Bob Barthelson 1 1944 1944 0 -0.4 1 1 .500 4.66 7 1 5 0 0 0 9.2 13 9 5 2 5 4 0 0 0 47 1.862 Apr 14 Branford, CT, United States
3 Bill Bradford 1 1956 1956 0 -0.0 0 0 9.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 2 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 1.500 Aug 22 Fairfield Bay, AR, United States
4 Ed Chapman 1 1933 1933 0 -0.2 0 0 8.00 6 1 5 0 0 0 9.0 10 9 8 2 2 4 0 0 0 39 1.333 May 3 Clarksdale, MS, United States
5 Fritz Dorish 10 1947 1956 0 8.7 45 43 .511 3.83 323 40 166 13 2 45 834.1 850 406 355 58 301 4 332 19 5 26 3578 1.380 Dec 31 Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States
6 Ken Heintzelman 13 1937 1952 0 16.7 77 98 .440 3.93 319 183 72 66 18 10 1501.2 1540 746 656 100 630 564 14 4 33 6497 1.445 Aug 14 St. Peters, MO, United States
7 Ron Herbel 9 1963 1971 0 3.7 42 37 .532 3.82 331 79 100 11 3 16 894.1 945 442 380 81 285 55 447 20 5 40 3836 1.375 Jan 20 Tacoma, WA, United States
8 Lefty Hoerst 5 1940 1947 0 -2.6 10 33 .233 5.17 98 41 31 8 0 1 348.0 381 230 200 24 175 105 3 0 7 1572 1.598 Feb 18 Maple Shade, NJ, United States
9 Doyle Lade 5 1946 1950 0 3.6 25 29 .463 4.39 126 64 27 20 2 3 537.1 583 298 262 46 221 178 7 2 13 2376 1.496 May 18 Lincoln, NE, United States
10 Gene Lambert 2 1941 1942 0 0.4 0 1 .000 2.70 3 1 0 0 0 0 10.0 14 3 3 0 2 4 0 0 0 46 1.600 Feb 10 Germantown, TN, United States
11 Brooks Lawrence 7 1954 1960 1 9.1 69 62 .527 4.25 275 127 75 42 5 22 1040.2 1034 539 491 110 385 33 481 33 1 13 4448 1.364 Apr 27 Springfield, OH, United States
12 Bob Lemon HOF 15 1941 1958 7 37.5 207 128 .618 3.23 460 350 73 188 31 22 2850.0 2559 1185 1024 180 1251 13 1277 57 2 63 12099 1.337 Jan 11 Long Beach, CA, United States
13 Don Liddle 4 1953 1956 0 4.8 28 18 .609 3.75 117 54 30 13 3 4 427.2 397 203 178 42 203 15 198 10 0 9 1837 1.403 Jun 5 Mount Carmel, IL, United States
14 Lynn Lovenguth 2 1955 1957 0 0.4 0 2 .000 3.67 16 1 3 0 0 0 27.0 23 12 11 1 16 0 20 2 0 1 121 1.444 Sep 29 Beaverton, OR, United States
15 Bob Mahoney 2 1951 1952 0 0.3 2 5 .286 4.96 36 4 19 0 0 0 90.2 99 57 50 8 50 34 0 0 3 410 1.643 Aug 27 Lincoln, NE, United States
16 Georges Maranda 2 1960 1962 0 -0.6 2 7 .222 4.52 49 8 12 0 0 0 123.1 119 75 62 16 65 10 64 4 0 6 548 1.492 Jul 14 Levis, QC, Canada
17 Hank Miklos 1 1944 1944 0 -0.2 0 0 7.71 2 0 2 0 0 0 7.0 9 6 6 1 3 0 0 0 0 31 1.714 Mar 29 Adrian, MI, United States
18 Willard Nixon 9 1950 1958 0 6.5 69 72 .489 4.39 225 177 21 51 9 3 1234.0 1277 674 602 89 530 7 616 41 1 29 5391 1.464 Dec 10 Rome, GA, United States
19 John Perkovich 1 1950 1950 0 0.0 0 0 7.20 1 0 1 0 0 0 5.0 7 4 4 3 1 3 0 0 0 23 1.600 Sep 16 Little Rock, AR, United States
20 Lou Polli 2 1932 1944 0 -0.7 0 2 .000 4.68 24 0 11 0 0 3 42.1 55 33 22 3 23 11 0 0 2 201 1.843 Dec 19 Berlin, VT, United States
21 Ed Rakow 7 1960 1967 0 2.4 36 47 .434 4.33 195 90 29 20 3 5 761.1 771 414 366 88 304 17 484 24 1 36 3293 1.412 Aug 26 West Palm Beach, FL, United States
22 Jack Robinson 1 1949 1949 0 0.1 0 0 2.25 3 0 0 0 0 0 4.0 4 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 17 1.250 Mar 2 Ormond Beach, FL, United States
23 Jack Sanford 12 1956 1967 1 17.6 137 101 .576 3.69 388 293 42 76 14 11 2049.1 1907 952 840 174 737 59 1182 46 21 59 8659 1.290 Mar 7 Beckley, WV, United States
24 Bill Strickland 1 1937 1937 0 -0.1 0 0 5.91 9 0 6 0 0 0 21.1 28 18 14 2 15 6 2 0 0 100 2.016 Jan 26 Lakeland, FL, United States
25 Jim Suchecki 3 1950 1952 0 -0.2 0 6 .000 5.38 38 6 17 0 0 0 103.2 130 73 62 9 50 56 2 0 1 495 1.736 Jul 20 Crofton, MD, United States
26 Harry Taylor 6 1946 1952 0 3.6 19 21 .475 4.10 90 44 22 16 3 4 357.2 344 184 163 25 201 127 10 2 11 1566 1.524 Nov 5 Terre Haute, IN, United States
27 Lou Thuman 2 1939 1940 0 -0.8 0 1 .000 12.00 5 0 2 0 0 0 9.0 15 17 12 0 9 1 0 0 0 54 2.667 Dec 19 Baltimore, MD, United States
28 Bobby Tiefenauer 10 1952 1968 0 1.4 9 25 .265 3.84 179 0 109 0 0 23 316.0 312 161 135 29 87 15 204 12 1 10 1338 1.263 Jun 13 Desloge, MO, United States
29 Carlos Velazquez 1 1973 1973 0 0.5 2 2 .500 2.58 18 0 5 0 0 2 38.1 46 15 11 5 10 1 12 0 0 0 168 1.461 Mar 16 Loiza, Puerto Rico
30 Terry Wilshusen 1 1973 1973 0 -0.1 0 0 81.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 0 3 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 4 6.000 Dec 1 Lomita, CA, United States
31 Hank Wyse 8 1942 1951 1 12.3 79 70 .530 3.52 251 159 52 67 11 8 1257.2 1338 581 492 66 373 362 24 2 10 5353 1.360 Oct 22 Pryor, OK, United States
Totals 145 1932 1973 10 123.8 859 811 .514 3.87 3602 1723 944 591 104 182 14918.2 14820 7355 6423 1167 5940 229 6780 332 48 373 64183 1.337
Rk Mgr Yrs From To W L W-L% G>.500 G BestFin WrstFin AvRk Date of Death Died
1 Bob Lemon HOF 8 1970 1982 430 403 .516 27 833 1 6 3.3
2 George Myatt 2 1968 1969 20 35 .364 -15 55 5 7 5.0
3 Clyde Sukeforth 1 1947 1947 2 0 1.000 2 2 1 1 1.0
Totals 11 1947 1982 452 438 .508 14 890 1 7 3.4