Major League Baseball Players Who Died in 2001

"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 2001

A Historical Analysis / Return To Players by Place of Death

Charlotte, North Carolina
11-16-2001
1942
1944
New York, New York
01-22-2001
1962
1973
Lajas, Puerto Rico
03-20-2001
1968
1977
Nashville, Tennessee
09-20-2001
1938
1946
Richmond, California
01-19-2001
1934
1941
Las Vegas, Nevada
11-23-2001
1962
1970
Pompano Beach, Florida
01-28-2001
1965
1972
Olympia Fields, Illinois
08-10-2001
1938
1952
Memphis, Tennessee
05-17-2001
1969
1974
Titusville, Florida
02-16-2001
1953
1967
Largo, Florida
04-12-2001
1955
1955
Rome, Georgia
11-01-2001
1957
1966
Birmingham, Alabama
09-17-2001
1950
1955
Miami, Florida
09-13-2001
1945
1945
Indianapolis, Indiana
06-04-2001
1946
1946
La Jolla, California
07-10-2001
1942
1944
Bolivar, Ohio
07-16-2001
1943
1943
New York, New York
02-22-2001
1958
1960
Greensboro, North Carolina
08-31-2001
1940
1942
Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico
10-06-2001
1999
2000
Austin, Texas
11-18-2001
1946
1946
Ocean Springs, Mississippi
09-11-2001
1944
1948
Princeton, New Jersey
07-28-2001
1955
1959
Georgetown, California
10-18-2001
1947
1955
Havana, Cuba
12-25-2001
1948
1948
Largo, Florida
06-06-2001
1943
1946
Kettering, Ohio
04-02-2001
1947
1947
Newtown, Pennsylvania
10-10-2001
1962
1962
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
11-04-2001
1944
1950
Little Rock, Arkansas
05-22-2001
1946
1949
San Antonio, Texas
02-01-2001
1937
1940
Mount Carmel, Ohio
05-21-2001
1951
1954
Knoxville, Tennessee
01-08-2001
1942
1942
Seattle, Washington
12-27-2001
1964
1965
Hays, Kansas
07-17-2001
1929
1944
Glendale, California
06-16-2001
1949
1949
Blakely, Pennsylvania
12-18-2001
1949
1952
Chicago, Illinois
08-13-2001
1952
1957
Wichita, Kansas
10-05-2001
1931
1939
Erie, Pennsylvania
06-16-2001
1950
1954
Rochester, New York
06-20-2001
1953
1958
Sarasota, Florida
05-20-2001
1944
1945
Las Vegas, Nevada
03-22-2001
1937
1943
Toledo, Ohio
05-07-2001
1945
1945
Northport, Alabama
07-10-2001
1954
1962
Sioux City, Iowa
06-25-2001
1997
1997
Blossburg, Pennsylvania
09-03-2001
1943
1944
Fort Mill, South Carolina
06-11-2001
1948
1948
Hialeah, Florida
11-29-2001
1963
1972
Arlington, Texas
05-19-2001
1972
1975
San Antonio, Texas
10-30-2001
1938
1947
Kerrville, Texas
09-28-2001
1950
1951
Greenville, North Carolina
08-06-2001
1940
1945
La Jolla, California
02-18-2001
1952
1968
Wichita Falls, Texas
12-26-2001
1943
1948
Buford, Georgia
02-05-2001
1934
1934
Maracaibo, Zulia, Venezuela
08-10-2001
1954
1960
Bryan, Texas
04-01-2001
1930
1941
Brandon, Florida
02-25-2001
1945
1945
Glenview, Illinois
10-24-2001
1942
1945
Aliquippa, Pennsylvania
10-19-2001
1935
1947
San Clemente, California
10-19-2001
1950
1950
Bountiful, Utah
09-29-2001
1969
1970
Wichita Falls, Texas
08-29-2001
1943
1943
Kirkwood, Missouri
01-06-2001
1950
1957
Birmingham, Alabama
09-25-2001
1955
1960
Kindlay, Ohio
01-06-2001
1938
1942
Sulphur Springs, Texas
03-12-2001
1949
1949
Cleveland, Ohio
04-16-2001
1942
1949
Walnut Creek, California
02-20-2001
1946
1953
Indio, California
09-27-2001
1950
1954
Tuckerton, New Jersey
01-03-2001
1936
1937
Washington, Georgia
10-14-2001
1929
1931
Burlingame, California
08-24-2001
1941
1959
Belleville, Illinois
05-03-2001
1943
1943
Clovis, California
08-29-2001
1965
1974
Bowie, Maryland
07-18-2001
1959
1963
Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
06-15-2001
1958
1958
Wayne, Michigan
09-19-2001
1960
1967
Wilmington, North Carolina
04-09-2001
1962
1982
Gardena, California
11-16-2001
1945
1945
Fullerton, California
09-20-2001
1943
1947
Stillwater, Minnesota
04-30-2001
1927
1927
Charlottesville, Virginia
05-20-2001
1932
1941
Concord, California
03-05-2001
1950
1952
Newport News, Virginia
08-29-2001
1939
1945
Miami, Florida
04-21-2001
1944
1945
Lake Worth, Florida
09-11-2001
1945
1945
San Rafael, California
02-18-2001
1943
1948
Venice, Florida
04-21-2001
1941
1954
Barberton, Ohio
06-02-2001
1943
1962
Brockton, Massachusetts
01-04-2001
1933
1933

Major League Baseball Players Who Died in 2001



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