Major League Baseball Players Who Died in 1889

"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)
Major League Baseball Players Who Died in 1889

A Historical Analysis / Return To Players by Place of Death

Boston, Massachusetts
01-15-1889
1876
1884
Albany, New York
06-09-1889
1879
1879
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
01-26-1889
1884
1886
St. Louis, Missouri
09-09-1889
1883
1884
Syracuse, New York
08-08-1889
1879
1883
Needles, California
07-24-1889
1884
1884
Kansas City, Missouri
04-12-1889
1883
1886
Brooklyn, New York
05-20-1889
1879
1885

Major League Baseball Players Who Died in 1889



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