Baseball deaths

Recent baseball deaths for those interested. I’ll be going in backwards chronologically from when I, personally, learned of their passings. They are all major league players unless otherwise noted. I use the term “recent” very liberally.

Dave Henderson died.

Dick Barone died.

Jim O’Toole died.

George Burpo died.

Evelio Hernandez died.

Hal Brown died.

Gus Gil died.

Ramon de los Santos died.

Ken Johnson died.

Willie Royster died.

I’ll add a little to this thread every day.

All are major league players unless otherwise noted.

Lois Sheffield (AAGPBL) died.

Alan Koch died.

Joe Strauss (writer) died.

Phil Pepe (writer) died.

Kerry Dineen died.

Bobby Dews (coach) died.

Jim Stump died.

Carmelo Castillo died.

George Genovesedied.

Tommy Hanson died.

Yogi Berra died

The DA will use this admission to prove premeditation at your trial.

All are major league players unless otherwise noted.

Jane Badini (AAGPBL) died.

Rhoda Linehan (AAGPBL) died.

Carlos Diaz died.

Fred Besanadied.

Eddie Milner died.

Norm Siebern died.

John Tsitouris died.

Gerry Hancock died.

Hal Schacker died.

S. Lee Ross (owner) died.

All are major league players unless otherwise noted.

Jose Herrera died. <— news of his death did not reach researchers until recently

P.J. Carey (coach) died.

Neill Sheridan died.

Dean Chance died.

Ed Sukla died.

Richard Rainwater (owner) died.

Cal Neeman died.

Tom Kelley died.

Walter Young died.

Alex Monchak died.

Omigod! This is worse than the plot to kill alternative doctors!!!

What could be the motive? Was someone tired of hearing their stories? MLB resented paying their pensions?

*a special salute to Dave Henderson, whose photo should be in the dictionary to illustrate the definition of “clutch”.

The good news–the OP was back on this afternoon and hasn’t post more names.

All are major league players unless otherwise noted.

Don Miles died. <— died in 2011, death not known until 2015.

Ian MacDonald (sportswriter) died.

Eileen O’Brien (AAGPBL)died.

Gene Elston (broadcaster) died.

Joaquin Andujardied.

Barney Schultz died.

Randy Wiles died.

Erma Bergmann (AAGPBL)died.

Milo Hamilton (broadcaster) died.

Doc Daugherty died.

Let’s go wayyyyy back to 2010. This is the farthest back I’m going to go.

Keith Drumright:


http://astrosdaily.com/players/obits/Drumright_Keith.html

Gene Hermanski


Nellie King


Joe L. Brown - executive

Satch Davidson - Umpire

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/dispatch/obituary.aspx?pid=144938665

Cal McLish


Jake Jacobs


http://www.vindy.com/news/tributes/2010/aug/30/lamar-gary-jake-jacob/

Eddie Phillips


Al LaMacchia


Wayne Twitchell


Don Lang


Ray Coleman


http://groups.google.com/group/alt.obituaries/browse_thread/thread/2a7c4c90e4ba6b
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Jimmy McMath


http://groups.google.com/group/alt.obituaries/browse_thread/thread/64b9b12d3a3eebac#

Al Pilarcik


Bob Shaw


http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/article.aspx?subjectid=13&articleid=20100927_11_A18_CUTLIN617710

Dale Roberts


http://groups.google.com/group/alt.obituaries/browse_thread/thread/4f478e8735f49cae/3fcfc15c64122211?lnk=gst&q="Dale+Roberts"#3fcfc15c64122211

Joe Lis


http://www.courierpress.com/news/2010/oct/20/players-mourn-lis-death/

Maury Allen (sportswriter)

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/afterword/2010/10/sportswriter-maury-allen-dies-at-78.html

Valmy Thomas


http://politicalnews.me/?id=5743&keys=Congresswoman-Donna-Christensen-BaseballPlayer

**Tony Roig
**


http://obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Anton+"Tony"-Roig&lc=2397&pid=146159932&mid=4417959

Bill Jennings


http://groups.google.com/group/alt.obituaries/browse_thread/thread/aa51cba7fc3fa407

Otey Clark


http://www.rivertowns.net/event/article/id/29899/publisher_ID/18/

Rudy Rufer


http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/newsday/obituary.aspx?n=rudolf-rufer-rudy&pid=146264718&fhid=5045

Gene Fodge


http://www.tributes.com/show/Gene-Fodge-89689482

Promise?

Yeah, I’m going from a thread I started on another site and it’s start date was late 2010.

I can’t believe I’ve been this obsessed with people dying for more than five years.

Eddie Milner died? Huh.

Eddie Milner was a player who I wonder if you could replay it from when he was 20 he might not end up in the Hall of Fame. He was very fast, a very good defensive outfielder, and he could hit for contact and didn’t strike out much. His batting averages don’t really make sense in light of his speed and his ability to put the bat on the ball. But the Reds weren’t very good at developing talent then and they took forever to move him through the minor league system.

Don Miles died. <— died in 2011, death not known until 2015.

His career sum total was that he played 8 games for the Dodgers in 1958 and batted .182

Today’s dose of death:

Artie Wilson


http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/thehotstoneleague/2013319793_rainiers_legend_artie_wilson_d.html

Clyde King


**Dave Niehaus **(broadcaster)

http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20101110&content_id=16061742&vkey=news_mlb&c_id=mlb

Jay Van Noy


http://www.utahstateaggies.com/genrel/110910aaa.html

George Estock


http://thedeadballera.com/passings.html

Sam Holmes (Negro Leaguer)

http://thedeadballera.com/passings.html

Ed Kirkpatrick


http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/sports_blog/2010/11/former-angels-outfielder-ed-kirkpatrick-dies-at-66.html

Hal Bamberger


http://groups.google.com/group/alt.obituaries/browse_thread/thread/b628d60a31493064/64c95be7ca9a1f4b?lnk=gst&q=bamberger#64c95be7ca9a1f4b

Danny McDevitt


http://www.pressconnects.com/article/20101121/SPORTS02/11210370/1118/Ex-Dodger-pitcher-McDevitt-dies

Tom Underwood


http://groups.google.com/group/alt.obituaries/browse_thread/thread/02be82f55791c51c

Steve Kuczek


http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/dclassifieds?Dato=20101123&Kategori=obits&Class=1&Type=CAT2000&Lopenr=11230438&Selected=5

Gil McDougald


http://www.miamiherald.com/2010/11/29/1949141/longtime-yankee-mcdougald-dies.html#ixzz16jQU3azT

Bill Werle


http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/mercurynews/obituary.aspx?n=william-werle&pid=146875259

R C Stevens


Art Mahan


**George Binks
**


http://groups.google.com/group/alt.obituaries/browse_thread/thread/15370d2700f198aa/300c5c887da20f19?lnk=raot

Cal Emery


http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/centredaily/obituary.aspx?n=calvin-emery-cal&pid=147131995#ixzz18JxttoTe

Walt Dropo


http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20101218&content_id=16344986&vkey=news_mlb&c_id=mlb

Your daily dose of the deceased.

Phil Cavarretta

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/12/18/AR2010121803919.html

Ken Lehman

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/huskies/2013762290_lehmanobit26.html

Bill Lajoie (general manager)

http://mlb.fanhouse.com/2010/12/28/report-bill-lajoie-longtime-baseball-executive-dies-at-76/

Steve Boros

http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/news;_ylt=AtpkQzPLAeREvzbt0Vu4gdMRvLYF?slug=ap-obit-boros

Karl Olson

http://groups.google.com/group/alt.obituaries/browse_thread/thread/2a8471543e28e435

John Rice (umpire)

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/chicagotribune/obituary.aspx?n=john-l-rice&pid=147611886&fhid=2596

Ryne Duren

http://online.wsj.com/article/APd60d9df4f3174ccdba1352dfd5f09e85.html

Dave Sisler

http://detnews.com/article/20110109/SPORTS0104/101090341/Ex-Tiger-Dave-Sisler--son-of-Hall-of-Famer--dies-at-79#ixzz1AboiOkno

Red Borom

http://groups.google.com/group/alt.obituaries/browse_thread/thread/fea0f626083a8899#

Jose Vidal

http://groups.google.com/group/alt.obituaries/browse_thread/thread/9c6b692c006ed19d#

Francisco de la Rosa


Roy Hartsfield

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/atlanta/obituary.aspx?n=roy-hartsfield&pid=147886618&fhid=5288

Carroll Beringer (coach)

http://www.star-telegram.com/2011/01/18/2778441/carroll-beringer-left-his-mark.html

Gus Zernial

http://thedeadballera.com/passings.html

George Crowe

http://thedeadballera.com/passings.html

Perry Currin

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/sanantonio/obituary.aspx?n=perry-currin&pid=148079275

**Ron Piche
**
http://www.thedeadballera.com/passings.html

Woodie Fryman

http://detnews.com/article/20110205/SPORTS0104/102050397/Woodie-Fryman--key-contributor-on-Tigers’-1972-playoff-team--dies-at-70#ixzz1D9yWHmi0


**
Tony Malinosky**

http://www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5gM1CcgbzSevYS7D3mIBjTjRTAFCg?docId=5903605

Chuck Tanner

http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20110211&content_id=16621286&vkey=news_mlb&c_id=mlb

Cliff Dapper

http://www.examiner.com/baseball-history-in-new-york/cliff-dapper-91-former-brooklyn-dodger-traded-for-ernie-harwell#ixzz1DyEon7Vs

Tony Phillips


Jim Davenport


Marie Ziegler (AAGPBL)

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/azcentral/obituary.aspx?n=Marie-E-Zeigler&pid=173389476
http://www.aagpbl.org/index.cfm/profiles/zeigler-marie/466

Alice Hoover (AAPGBL)

http://www.aagpbl.org/index.cfm/articles/hoover-alice-10-27-1928--12-10-2014/255
http://www.aagpbl.org/index.cfm/profiles/hoover-alice/333

Gino Cimoli


Joe Frazier (not the boxer)


Buddy Lewis

http://www.gastongazette.com/news/major-55245-buddy-remembering.html

Butch McCord (Negro Leaguer)

http://www.tennessean.com/article/20110128/SPORTS04/101280337/Nashville-baseball-icon-Butch-McCord-dies-85?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|Sports|p

Cecil Kaiser (Negro Leaguer)

http://detroit.tigers.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20110214&content_id=16633396&vkey=news_det&c_id=det

Drew Baur (owner)
**
http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/news/2011/02/20/andrew-baur-dies.html
**
Spook Jacobs

http://groups.google.com/group/alt.obituaries/browse_thread/thread/dbadb04bc542e7e1?pli=1

Greg Goossen

http://groups.google.com/group/alt.obituaries/browse_thread/thread/0bdb1998e0bc4843

Duke Snider

http://www.cnn.com/2011/SPORT/02/27/duke.snider.obit/

Mitchell Page



**
Bill Deck (Negro Leaguer)**

http://groups.google.com/group/alt.obituaries/browse_thread/thread/38afca4dcdb72202?pli=1

Jose Ortiz

http://groups.google.com/group/alt.obituaries/browse_thread/thread/b4a818c2ebffc291

**Frank Dezelan (umpire)
**
http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20110309&content_id=16875124&vkey=news_mlb&c_id=mlb

Marty Marion


Tom Dunbar

http://www.voy.com/221392/60593.html

Bob McNamara


Fred Sanford

http://www.examiner.com/baseball-history-in-new-york/fred-sanford-two-time-yankees-world-series-team-member-dies-at-91

Tom McAvoy


Charlie Metro


Bob Rush

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/azcentral/obituary.aspx?n=robert-rush-bob&pid=149568156&fhid=6533

Normie Roy

http://groups.google.com/group/alt.obituaries/browse_thread/thread/b6e45389669a769e?pli=1

**Lou Gorman (GM)
**
http://www.necn.com/04/01/11/Ex-Red-Sox-GM-Lou-Gorman-dies-at-age-82/landing_sports.html?blockID=495326&feedID=3352

Tom Silverio


Larry Shepard (manager)

http://www.foxnews.com/sports/2011/04/06/pirates-manager-reds-coach-shepard-dies/#ixzz1IrICweyj

Eddie Joost

http://articles.philly.com/2011-04-14/news/29417745_1_eddie-joost-pete-suder-new-manager

**Reno Bertoia
**
http://www.windsorstar.com/sports/Former+Detroit+Tiger+Reno+Bertoia+dies/4622621/story.html#ixzz1JclOYSTy

Bobo Osborne

http://groups.google.com/group/alt.obituaries/browse_thread/thread/5c786d7e2a480276

Bill Kinnamon (umpire)

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/sptimes/obituary.aspx?page=lifestory&pid=150322456

Stanley “Doc” Glenn (Negro Leaguer)

http://www.phillytrib.com/tribune/baseballheadlines/18794-local-negro-leaguer-stanley-doc-glenn-dies.html

Elmer Carter (Negro Leaguer)

http://www.sacbee.com/2011/04/20/3565157/obituary-elmer-carter-100-was.html#ixzz1K5jdqGQO

**Emilio Navarro (Negro Leaguer)
**
http://www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5jSMF472u6GgSCt_jPSEgJUr2bW5g?docId=6720177

Bobby Thompson

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/charlotte/obituary.aspx?page=lifestory&pid=150652268

Duane Pillette


Mike Krsnich

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/jsonline/obituary.aspx?page=lifestory&pid=150839407

Dick Walsh (executive)

http://losangeles.dodgers.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20110510&content_id=18894162&vkey=news_la&c_id=la
http://www.baseball-reference.com/bullpen/Dick_Walsh
**
Bill Bergesch (executive)
**
http://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/nationals/former-cincinnati-reds-general-manager-bill-bergesch-dies-at-age-89/2011/05/11/AFw1eeuG_story.html

**Al Grunwald
**
http://sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/BaseballNecrology/message/3174

Cardell Camper

http://sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/BaseballNecrology/message/3174

**Mel Queen
**
http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/news?slug=ap-obit-melqueen

Jim Heise

http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2011-04-27/news/os-obituary-jim-heise-042811-20110427_1_graduation-day-administrators-students

Jim Pyburn

http://www.mysanantonio.com/sports/article/Former-Georgia-assistant-Jim-Pyburn-dies-at-78-1391657.php#ixzz1NCmDc100

Carlos Pascual

http://www.elnuevoherald.com/2011/05/12/940038/fallece-el-ex-pelotero-cubano.html#ixzz1NCmfQRkl

Paul Splittorff

http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/news?slug=ap-obit-splittorff

Eugene Smith (Negro Leaguer)


http://www.baseball-reference.com/bullpen/Gene_Smith

Bill Harris

http://timestranscript.canadaeast.com/sports/article/1410730

Jose Pagan

http://www.examiner.com/baseball-history-in-national/jose-pagan-puerto-rican-pioneer-baseball-dies-at-76

Jim Northrup

http://www.freep.com/article/20110608/SPORTS02/110608044/Jim-Northrup-hero-1968-champion-Tigers-dies-71

Crazy Schmit, whose promising career was inexplicably cut short after his breakout 2 and 17 season with Cleveland.