Major League Baseball Players Who Died in 1941

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Major League Baseball Players Who Died in 1941

A Historical Analysis / Return To Players by Place of Death

Rockford, Illinois
11-05-1941
1889
1896
Detroit, Michigan
02-08-1941
1884
1884
New York, New York
12-25-1941
1907
1911
Richmond, Virginia
09-08-1941
1912
1920
Boston, Massachusetts
01-24-1941
1876
1884
Cincinnati, Ohio
02-10-1941
1896
1896
San Francisco, California
07-31-1941
1906
1906
New York, New York
09-24-1941
1902
1902
Norristown, Pennsylvania
05-23-1941
1884
1900
Knoxville, Tennessee
02-28-1941
1913
1914
Hines, Illinois
02-18-1941
1920
1921
Syracuse, New York
02-21-1941
1904
1910
San Francisco, California
06-04-1941
1893
1893
Little Chute, Wisconsin
07-15-1941
1902
1903
Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
11-19-1941
1897
1904
Los Angeles, California
06-16-1941
1891
1891
Brooklyn, New York
03-15-1941
1909
1909
Danville, Illinois
12-16-1941
1889
1890
San Francisco, California
05-19-1941
1913
1920
Riverdale, Bronx County, New York
06-02-1941
1923
1939
Albany, New York
07-07-1941
1898
1904
Kansas City, Missouri
12-14-1941
1898
1898
Des Moines, Iowa
11-29-1941
1905
1910
Burlington, Vermont
03-10-1941
1902
1902
Covington, Tennessee
10-29-1941
1923
1934
Fort Huachuca, Arizona
11-24-1941
1910
1918
Tacoma, Washington
03-25-1941
1901
1901
Seattle, Washington
12-28-1941
1904
1904
Chattanooga, Tennessee
05-25-1941
1909
1912
Gloucester, New Jersey
05-17-1941
1890
1890
Ligonier, Indiana
10-03-1941
1891
1896
Island Falls, Maine
02-17-1941
1903
1903
Wichita, Kansas
07-15-1941
1898
1909
Kansas City, Missouri
01-28-1941
1894
1894
Woodville, Pennsylvania
04-04-1941
1889
1903
St. Louis, Missouri
05-08-1941
1890
1898
Greendale, Indiana
10-04-1941
1905
1905
Washington, D.C.
11-18-1941
1884
1884
Seattle, Washington
11-15-1941
1901
1901
Huron, Ohio
07-17-1941
1902
1903
Lemay, Missouri
11-12-1941
1915
1919
Portland, Oregon
07-20-1941
1911
1911
Columbus, Ohio
05-15-1941
1890
1890
Seattle, Washington
01-20-1941
1909
1914
Cleveland, Ohio
01-25-1941
1905
1906
Chicago, Illinois
12-09-1941
1890
1890
Beaver, Pennsylvania
07-03-1941
1895
1903
Baltimore, Maryland
02-02-1941
1895
1895
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
08-26-1941
1906
1908
Lynchburg, Virginia
03-31-1941
1898
1899
Easton, Pennsylvania
09-30-1941
1901
1904
Janesville, Wisconsin
09-23-1941
1882
1884
Los Angeles, California
10-29-1941
1908
1908
Terre Haute, Indiana
06-23-1941
1884
1884
Chicago, Illinois
01-06-1941
1904
1934
Chicago, Illinois
03-03-1941
1893
1901
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
05-10-1941
1906
1909
New York, New York
09-27-1941
1913
1913
Charleroi, Pennsylvania
10-25-1941
1890
1903
New Burlington, Ohio
10-13-1941
1888
1890
Fort Smith, Arkansas
10-24-1941
1890
1890
Columbia, South Carolina
04-13-1941
1912
1925
St. Louis, Missouri
05-19-1941
1891
1891
Anchorage, Kentucky
11-27-1941
1909
1909
Washington, D.C.
03-11-1941
1914
1915
Monaca, Pennsylvania
07-30-1941
1912
1925
Fayetteville, North Carolina
05-01-1941
1923
1923
Georgetown, Ohio
07-06-1941
1920
1920
Elyria, Ohio
07-08-1941
1890
1895
Chicago, Illinois
04-16-1941
1905
1907
Concord, New Hampshire
07-30-1941
1880
1892
Globe, Arizona
03-07-1941
1927
1927
Arlington, Virginia
05-16-1941
1902
1902
Norcross, Georgia
03-01-1941
1911
1929
New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
12-13-1941
1906
1909
St. Louis, Missouri
11-09-1941
1914
1914
Pasadena, California
08-08-1941
1909
1913
Tontogany, Ohio
07-08-1941
1909
1909

Major League Baseball Players Who Died in 1941



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