Major League Baseball Players Who Died in 1976

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Major League Baseball Players Who Died in 1976

A Historical Analysis / Return To Players by Place of Death

North Hollywood, California
08-16-1976
1912
1912
Centerville, Massachusetts
11-25-1976
1955
1955
Santa Rosa, California
01-16-1976
1907
1909
Culver City, California
11-14-1976
1953
1955
Choudrant, Louisiana
10-05-1976
1923
1925
Shreveport, Louisiana
11-27-1976
1917
1919
West Los Angeles, California
07-29-1976
1919
1919
Houston, Texas
05-02-1976
1947
1951
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
04-29-1976
1921
1922
Oakland, California
09-28-1976
1934
1934
Jemez Springs, New Mexico
10-08-1976
1937
1937
Oakland, California
11-03-1976
1921
1922
Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
12-06-1976
1925
1926
Miami, Florida
05-30-1976
1910
1929
Greenville, South Carolina
09-10-1976
1925
1926
Danville, Illinois
06-03-1976
1937
1938
St. Louis, Missouri
10-09-1976
1938
1949
Richmond, Kentucky
07-21-1976
1924
1935
Glens Falls, New York
05-04-1976
1931
1932
Pembroke Park, Florida
06-11-1976
1944
1944
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
11-11-1976
1915
1915
Raleigh, North Carolina
09-26-1976
1924
1924
Kenosha, Wisconsin
12-27-1976
1913
1914
Kingston, New York
11-09-1976
1925
1926
Nueces County, Texas
06-13-1976
1920
1920
DeWitt, Arkansas
06-16-1976
1935
1947
Olivia, Minnesota
06-20-1976
1944
1951
Chester, South Carolina
04-27-1976
1929
1933
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
06-15-1976
1918
1939
Little Rock, Arkansas
12-01-1976
1928
1936
Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
01-05-1976
1911
1911
Portland, Oregon
10-06-1976
1950
1951
San Antonio, Texas
08-03-1976
1923
1925
Chicago, Illinois
09-25-1976
1914
1933
Los Angeles, California
05-23-1976
1914
1914
Spencer, Iowa
09-06-1976
1952
1952
Sepulveda, California
04-26-1976
1918
1929
Sarasota, Florida
12-09-1976
1927
1941
Bokoshe, Oklahoma
03-01-1976
1913
1917
Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
05-18-1976
1952
1955
San Francisco, California
01-29-1976
1933
1939
Devine, Texas
03-19-1976
1912
1920
St. George, Vermont
03-11-1976
1908
1924
Havana, Cuba
02-14-1976
1918
1918
West Palm Beach, Florida
12-18-1976
1941
1946
Garland, Texas
02-09-1976
1916
1917
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
09-02-1976
1921
1921
New York, New York
11-20-1976
1913
1913
Memphis, Tennessee
08-15-1976
1936
1939
Woodmere, New York
07-16-1976
1923
1924
Nantucket, Massachusetts
08-28-1976
1926
1931
Spring Lake, Michigan
08-18-1976
1921
1921
Cape May Court House, New Jersey
05-21-1976
1915
1915
Salisbury, Maryland
12-10-1976
1918
1927
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
11-19-1976
1953
1956
Bloomington, Illinois
01-17-1976
1905
1910
Metairie, Louisiana
06-20-1976
1943
1951
San Antonio, Texas
07-30-1976
1922
1927
Oneonta, New York
06-11-1976
1944
1956
San Antonio, Texas
01-02-1976
1943
1946
Waukegan, Illinois
04-22-1976
1913
1925
Ramsey, New Jersey
08-15-1976
1946
1946
Spartanburg, South Carolina
05-25-1976
1942
1954
Moran, Kansas
06-05-1976
1916
1918
Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
10-31-1976
1914
1915
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
11-02-1976
1932
1932
Daytona Beach, Florida
12-21-1976
1922
1922
Mt. Clemens, Michigan
12-07-1976
1955
1961
San Francisco, California
10-29-1976
1955
1955
Sandusky, Ohio
03-18-1976
1913
1913
Mexia, Texas
06-30-1976
1923
1936
Los Angeles, California
04-13-1976
1940
1951
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
09-01-1976
1933
1936
Birmingham, Alabama
11-02-1976
1935
1943
Fort Harrison, Montana
02-11-1976
1915
1929
Valdosta, Georgia
09-04-1976
1923
1923
Decatur, Illinois
08-27-1976
1923
1924
Fort Myers, Florida
02-10-1976
1923
1934
Martins Ferry, Ohio
10-09-1976
1967
1976
Davis, California
10-20-1976
1933
1934
Houston, Texas
03-23-1976
1931
1931
Chester, Pennsylvania
12-02-1976
1941
1951
Collingswood, New Jersey
07-29-1976
1915
1922
San Rafael, California
05-03-1976
1926
1928
Clayton, Missouri
04-15-1976
1934
1934
Bakersfield, California
11-11-1976
1923
1924
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
09-05-1976
1920
1923
Austin, Texas
06-19-1976
1934
1945
Teaneck, New Jersey
01-29-1976
1909
1909
Niagara Falls, New York
03-13-1976
1933
1934
Grand Rapids, Michigan
08-29-1976
1913
1913
Los Alamitos, California
09-26-1976
1939
1947
New Haven, Connecticut
03-21-1976
1922
1923
Houston, Texas
02-24-1976
1929
1932
Bethesda, Maryland
02-16-1976
1911
1920
Dunedin, Florida
10-26-1976
1937
1939
Bronxville, New York
12-25-1976
1921
1926
Cincinnati, Ohio
01-05-1976
1924
1925
Glendale, California
06-03-1976
1913
1914
Rochester, Minnesota
12-10-1976
1970
1976
Marshall, Michigan
08-17-1976
1911
1912
Mobile, Alabama
12-03-1976
1920
1921
Paoli, Indiana
05-10-1976
1943
1949
Pensacola, Florida
05-03-1976
1928
1928
Hollywood, Florida
08-19-1976
1919
1921
Hot Springs, Arkansas
06-23-1976
1930
1945

Major League Baseball Players Who Died in 1976



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