Major League Baseball Players by Year of Death

"If anybody talks about a dead guy during a broadcast, I'll sack 'em. I'm sick of dead guys. Whenever I turn on baseball, all I hear about is dead guys. If I hear a name, I'm going to ask: 'Is he dead?' And if he is, you're fired." - Fox Sports President David Hill in The Cultural Encyclopedia of Baseball (Jonathan Fraser Light, 2005)


Who was the first Major League player to commit suicide? Which baseball suicide occurred in an Asylum? Which one took place inside a police station? Find out by reading through our list of baseball suicides .

Did you know that the fewest number of baseball deaths occurred during the month of June? For a comprehensive chart check out our Baseball Player Obituaries & Death by Month Chart .

If a player passes away and we haven't updated their page in 24 hours, please contact us immediately so we can make the appropriate changes to their page.

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MLB 2018 Hall of Fame Inductee Chipper Jones - Player Profile - baseball-almanac.com/players/player… https://t.co/i79nkwT3az
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Baseball Almanac Photo Of The Day - 1969 World Series! baseball-almanac.com/ws/yr1969ws.sh… New York Mets Beat the Baltimore Ori… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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RIP Jerry Casale. A #MLB RHP for #RedSox (1958-60), #Angels (1961), and #Tigers (1961-62). Once said, "I did it for… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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Baseball Almanac Photo Of the Day - Baltimore Orioles History: baseball-almanac.com/teams/balt.sht… Founded: 1901 Milwaukee Brew… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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Browse the Major League Baseball Record Books - baseball-almanac.com/rb_menu.shtml . #mlb #records #mlbrecords
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There are only 4 players in MLB history who are part of the 40-40 club (40 Home Runs - 40 Stolen Bases) -… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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@ExamineBaseball Got it sir. Just replied. Sorry about delay, got busy doing some stuff for Baseball Digest.
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Baseball Photo Of the Day From Baseball Almanac - Honus Wagner baseball-almanac.com/players/p_wagn… Career Stats: 21 Seasons Pla… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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@TheStevenSharp @JohnnyBench_5 Thanks Steven! I made the change to his page (baseball-almanac.com/players/player…) a moment ago.
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Baseball History - Remembering 1901 (First Year of the AL) - baseball-almanac.com/yearly/yr1901a… #baseballhistory #mlb #baseball #history
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Baseball Photo Of the Day From Baseball Almanac - Willie Mays baseball-almanac.com/players/player… Stats: 22 Seasons: @sfgiants… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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RIP: Tommy Giordano. A 2B for the #Athletics in 1953, when they were in #Philadelphia. Scout of the Year in 2007 (t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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We have 500,000+ pages of baseball history. We have the box score of every game he played on his page. We have the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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RIP: Rocky Krsnich died today. A third baseman for the #Chicago #WhiteSox in 1949, 1952-1953. (… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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DYK 54 #MLB players were born on Valentine's Day (including 6 All-Stars)? Twenty-two former major leaguers died on… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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Alex Rodriguez Was the First Mariners Player to Hit for the Cycle - baseball-almanac.com/players/player…
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