Major League Baseball Players Who Died in 2006

"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 2006

A Historical Analysis / Return To Players by Place of Death

Yucaipa, California
02-19-2006
1952
1952
Albany, Georgia
02-26-2006
1941
1946
Vero Beach, Florida
08-04-2006
1933
1942
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
04-13-2006
1940
1949
Hutchinson, Kansas
09-17-2006
1947
1950
Nashville, Tennessee
04-30-2006
1945
1945
Arcadia, California
09-02-2006
1977
1977
Decatur, Alabama
12-31-2006
1960
1963
Houston, Texas
12-26-2006
1984
1989
Mount Holly, New Jersey
11-28-2006
1950
1954
Abington, Pennsylvania
10-12-2006
1958
1973
Charlotte, North Carolina
06-22-2006
1941
1950
Miami, Florida
01-28-2006
1951
1953
El Dorado, Arkansas
12-23-2006
1931
1931
Kentfield, California
12-22-2006
1938
1951
Berkeley, California
01-08-2006
1937
1938
Nassau, Bahamas
10-16-2006
1960
1966
Batesville, Mississippi
09-02-2006
1956
1956
Bullhead City, Arizona
09-01-2006
1965
1968
Glendale, California
01-05-2006
1935
1935
Blauvelt, New York
11-09-2006
1943
1943
Chesterfield, Missouri
05-04-2006
1948
1960
Redwood City, California
08-05-2006
1951
1951
San Diego, California
11-22-2006
1967
1977
Little Rock, Arkansas
06-10-2006
1956
1972
Reading, Pennsylvania
06-25-2006
1943
1943
Palo Alto, California
04-13-2006
1934
1934
Miami, Florida
07-10-2006
1948
1948
Reno, Nevada
06-04-2006
1940
1946
Rancho Mirage, California
02-21-2006
1959
1960
Mobile, Alabama
01-28-2006
1942
1942
Coral Springs, Florida
09-10-2006
1945
1945
Flemingsburg, Kentucky
10-26-2006
1966
1967
Vero Beach, Florida
07-15-2006
1930
1932
Chicago, Illinois
07-05-2006
1941
1941
Baltimore, Maryland
12-12-2006
1943
1946
High Point, North Carolina
11-02-2006
1944
1945
Tahleguah, Oklahoma
10-02-2006
1960
1962
Opelika, Alabama
04-09-2006
1942
1953
Coachella, California
04-28-2006
1980
1996
Indianapolis, Indiana
05-07-2006
1968
1969
Augusta, Georgia
06-20-2006
1943
1953
Houston, Texas
06-04-2006
1988
1991
Tucson, Arizona
06-19-2006
1952
1953
New York, New York
11-07-2006
1943
1951
Scottsdale, Arizona
03-29-2006
1953
1955
Sarasota, Florida
12-03-2006
1952
1963
Ann Arbor, Michigan
09-27-2006
1958
1965
St. Paul, Minnesota
09-27-2006
1973
1979
Brandon, Mississippi
05-14-2006
1950
1963
New York, New York
10-11-2006
1997
2006
Arlington, Texas
01-01-2006
1965
1978
Portland, Oregon
04-03-2006
1954
1954
Laguna Hills, California
06-01-2006
1949
1950
Corry, Pennsylvania
10-26-2006
1949
1956
La Guaira, Vargas, Venezuela
01-24-2006
1988
1995
Banning, California
11-27-2006
1936
1948
Lubbock, Texas
03-12-2006
1944
1944
Mabton, Washington
11-29-2006
1964
1972
Lemoyne, Pennsylvania
03-28-2006
1946
1956
Shreveport, Louisiana
01-17-2006
1957
1961
Seattle, Washington
01-14-2006
1961
1969
Timonium, Maryland
09-07-2006
1950
1950
Port St. Lucie, Florida
10-08-2006
1963
1974
Portsmouth, Ohio
10-31-2006
1949
1961
Tampa, Florida
10-27-2006
1967
1988
Tampa, Florida
12-03-2006
1955
1956
Jackson, Alabama
04-09-2006
1937
1949
Weymouth, Massachusetts
10-11-2006
1946
1954
Merriam, Kansas
05-03-2006
1954
1954
Sacramento, California
09-19-2006
1955
1957
Brooklyn, New York
04-01-2006
1950
1950
Burlington, North Carolina
03-01-2006
1941
1947
Phoenix, Arizona
03-06-2006
1984
1995
Gastonia, North Carolina
04-23-2006
1954
1954
Twin Falls, Idaho
10-24-2006
1936
1936
Wethersfield, Connecticut
01-16-2006
1939
1942
San Carlos, California
08-08-2006
1949
1951
Downers Grove, Illinois
11-07-2006
1942
1955
Mission Viejo, California
12-17-2006
1958
1968
Amherst, New York
04-24-2006
1939
1954
Anniston, Alabama
01-16-2006
1963
1971
Aliquippa, Pennsylvania
11-14-2006
1941
1955
Las Vegas, Nevada
04-26-2006
1989
1994
Scottsdale, Arizona
08-24-2006
1939
1947
Riverdale, Georgia
12-16-2006
1933
1947
Omaha, Nebraska
06-26-2006
1957
1959
Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
12-08-2006
1984
1993
Florence, Kentucky
10-02-2006
1942
1954
Wildwood, North Carolina
02-01-2006
1936
1946
Reading, Pennsylvania
08-31-2006
1938
1946
St. Paul, Minnesota
06-23-2006
1942
1946
Williamston, South Carolina
08-12-2006
1947
1948
Rome, New York
06-24-2006
1944
1944

Major League Baseball Players Who Died in 2006



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