Major League Baseball Players Who Died in 1896

"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 1896

A Historical Analysis / Return To Players by Place of Death

Alexandria, Virginia
07-23-1896
1884
1884
New York, New York
03-02-1896
1886
1886
Rochester, New York
09-20-1896
1884
1893
Lawrence, Massachusetts
09-23-1896
1884
1884
Vallejo, California
09-26-1896
1876
1876
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
01-22-1896
1876
1876
Portland, Maine
03-16-1896
1887
1891
Quincy, Illinois
05-03-1896
1885
1885
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
11-10-1896
1894
1894
Armada, Michigan
08-05-1896
1892
1894
East Liverpool, Ohio
08-29-1896
1884
1893

Major League Baseball Players Who Died in 1896



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