Major League Baseball Players Who Died in 1938

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Major League Baseball Players Who Died in 1938

A Historical Analysis / Return To Players by Place of Death

Brooklyn, New York
01-27-1938
1895
1895
Nogales, Arizona
04-17-1938
1889
1889
Sacramento, California
10-24-1938
1888
1895
Monclova, Ohio
04-03-1938
1897
1897
Salisbury, Maryland
03-24-1938
1894
1894
New Orleans, Louisiana
04-03-1938
1888
1894
Hopkins, Minnesota
07-31-1938
1904
1904
Los Angeles, California
01-31-1938
1905
1909
Washington, D.C.
01-16-1938
1927
1934
Grenloch, New Jersey
08-02-1938
1909
1918
Albany, New York
04-30-1938
1892
1892
Brooklyn, New York
10-29-1938
1887
1903
Boston, Massachusetts
02-09-1938
1884
1884
Los Angeles, California
07-09-1938
1917
1917
Quincy, Massachusetts
10-04-1938
1890
1890
Omaha, Nebraska
03-24-1938
1896
1901
St. Petersburg, Florida
06-27-1938
1906
1906
New York, New York
02-03-1938
1904
1908
Pico Rivera, California
03-13-1938
1909
1912
Denver, Colorado
01-19-1938
1895
1901
Detroit, Michigan
03-18-1938
1901
1909
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
09-27-1938
1904
1905
Detroit, Michigan
03-20-1938
1922
1933
Mansfield, Pennsylvania
01-20-1938
1890
1890
Allegheny, Pennsylvania
01-31-1938
1884
1893
Los Angeles, California
12-19-1938
1909
1918
Cambridge, Massachusetts
02-22-1938
1883
1887
Malden, Massachusetts
11-12-1938
1913
1913
McKeesport, Pennsylvania
11-11-1938
1894
1902
Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
09-19-1938
1892
1901
Wooster, Ohio
12-03-1938
1882
1890
Cincinnati, Ohio
01-28-1938
1896
1899
El Paso, Texas
08-11-1938
1917
1917
Xenia, Ohio
06-25-1938
1892
1893
Wichita, Kansas
02-26-1938
1911
1911
Buffalo, New York
12-07-1938
1880
1884
Chelsea, Massachusetts
09-07-1938
1916
1919
St. Louis, Missouri
05-21-1938
1886
1897
Lynhurst, Ontario, Canada
10-16-1938
1884
1890
Binghamton, New York
05-22-1938
1904
1910
Quincy, Illinois
12-24-1938
1894
1894
Granville, Wisconsin
03-06-1938
1923
1927
Memphis, Tennessee
02-21-1938
1901
1903
Jersey City, New Jersey
07-31-1938
1910
1914
Dallas, Texas
08-30-1938
1909
1912
Denver, Colorado
05-11-1938
1918
1919
Providence, Rhode Island
10-03-1938
1890
1901
Oxnard, California
03-18-1938
1909
1909
San Antonio, Texas
06-20-1938
1910
1911
Hastings, Nebraska
11-14-1938
1911
1922
Seattle, Washington
04-20-1938
1890
1894
Bristol, New Hampshire
03-02-1938
1883
1884
Atlanta, Georgia
07-27-1938
1911
1915
San Francisco, California
06-13-1938
1896
1896
Rochester, Pennsylvania
01-28-1938
1905
1905
Bristow, Virginia
09-28-1938
1884
1884
Brooklyn, New York
07-04-1938
1882
1890
Baltimore, Maryland
11-03-1938
1882
1886
Brighton, Massachusetts
01-04-1938
1895
1895
Wakefield, Massachusetts
01-12-1938
1883
1888
Cincinnati, Ohio
01-16-1938
1880
1890
Portsmouth, Ohio
11-10-1938
1906
1906
Los Angeles, California
07-21-1938
1908
1908
Live Oak, Florida
02-16-1938
1903
1912
Columbus, Ohio
03-04-1938
1898
1907
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
08-01-1938
1882
1884
Cleveland, Tennessee
06-12-1938
1916
1917
Des Moines, Iowa
10-29-1938
1906
1906
Ozone Park, New York
03-30-1938
1881
1885
Morris, Illinois
11-21-1938
1912
1914
Bremerton, Washington
12-24-1938
1909
1909
Shamokin, Pennsylvania
04-06-1938
1892
1892

Major League Baseball Players Who Died in 1938



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