Major League Baseball Players Who Died in 1999

"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 1999

A Historical Analysis / Return To Players by Place of Death

Coushatta, Louisiana
05-03-1999
1950
1966
Hondo, Texas
10-13-1999
1947
1947
Davenport, Iowa
12-01-1999
1953
1961
Seminole, Florida
12-31-1999
1963
1971
Viborg, South Dakota
11-16-1999
1934
1934
Mission Viejo, California
12-20-1999
1960
1967
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
04-09-1999
1935
1940
Seattle, Washington
12-02-1999
1946
1947
Charlotte, North Carolina
10-03-1999
1948
1953
Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada
02-01-1999
1942
1951
Nashville, Tennessee
07-28-1999
1938
1939
Jesup, Georgia
07-18-1999
1938
1938
Hollywood, Florida
03-08-1999
1936
1951
Fremont, California
01-01-1999
1929
1929
Syracuse, New York
10-09-1999
1957
1961
Gadsden, Alabama
01-06-1999
1952
1952
Cheney, Washington
01-11-1999
1951
1956
Flint, Michigan
09-29-1999
1960
1967
Pasadena, California
06-25-1999
1932
1937
Vineland, New Jersey
11-28-1999
1938
1942
Redlands, California
08-19-1999
1951
1958
Redwood City, California
06-07-1999
1956
1956
Metairie, Louisiana
08-15-1999
1935
1945
New Orleans, Louisiana
01-15-1999
1938
1938
Madison, Wisconsin
08-28-1999
1938
1939
Jackson, Mississippi
02-21-1999
1937
1939
Apopka, Florida
11-13-1999
1946
1946
Southaven, Mississippi
09-16-1999
1932
1933
Tampa, Florida
06-23-1999
1937
1951
Orem, Utah
09-16-1999
1951
1951
Birmingham, Alabama
11-18-1999
1954
1954
Westlake, Louisiana
12-08-1999
1931
1943
Hickory, North Carolina
08-17-1999
1945
1946
Winter Park, Florida
05-30-1999
1934
1934
Homer, Louisiana
11-29-1999
1954
1954
Seminole, Florida
02-25-1999
1935
1935
Hertford, North Carolina
09-09-1999
1965
1979
Wareham, Massachusetts
08-30-1999
1937
1944
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
03-31-1999
1922
1922
New Braunfels, Texas
10-19-1999
1952
1959
Austin, Texas
12-15-1999
1948
1952
Poplar Bluff, Missouri
12-31-1999
1936
1939
Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania
12-09-1999
1941
1949
Bakersfield, California
06-26-1999
1990
1993
Poughkeepsie, New York
09-13-1999
1934
1944
Denver, Colorado
01-26-1999
1967
1967
Barefoot Bay, Florida
06-15-1999
1950
1950
Lake San Marcos, California
09-01-1999
1929
1932
Havana, Cuba
12-14-1999
1962
1963
Houston, Texas
11-01-1999
1937
1945
Mobile, Alabama
04-11-1999
1948
1950
Kerville, Texas
02-21-1999
1952
1962
Brownsville, Pennsylvania
08-14-1999
1940
1953
Fort Smith, Arkansas
10-06-1999
1941
1942
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
03-13-1999
1942
1942
Williamsport, Maryland
09-01-1999
1937
1939
Cleveland, Ohio
08-28-1999
1952
1956
Houston, Texas
05-10-1999
1957
1957
Louisville, Kentucky
08-14-1999
1940
1958
Tucson, Arizona
02-28-1999
1995
1997
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
02-20-1999
1935
1935
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
04-12-1999
1954
1954
Oakland, California
02-20-1999
1952
1952
Alexandria, Louisiana
11-30-1999
1958
1961
Havertown, Pennsylvania
04-15-1999
1935
1935
Fairhope, Alabama
06-06-1999
1943
1953
Chatham, Massachusetts
02-08-1999
1928
1928
Miami, Florida
12-06-1999
1943
1943
Alma, Arkansas
05-11-1999
1951
1955
Manatee, Florida
03-24-1999
1936
1952
Memphis, Tennessee
04-26-1999
1952
1961
Anaheim, California
03-20-1999
1962
1964
Lee, Massachusetts
10-20-1999
1948
1950
Birmingham, Alabama
08-08-1999
1940
1955
Fort Myers, Florida
09-16-1999
1940
1946
Nassawadox, Virginia
02-24-1999
1938
1949
Carrollton, Georgia
07-16-1999
1929
1945
Venice, Florida
04-04-1999
1939
1963
Birmingham, Alabama
01-31-1999
1951
1959

Major League Baseball Players Who Died in 1999



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