Major League Baseball Players Who Died in Arkansas

Hall of Fame Manager Casey Stengel once quipped, "Most people my age are dead - you could look it up." The table below allows you to "look it up", as it is a comprehensive historical analysis of every major league baseball players' place of death. Selecting a state or country will bring up a sortable chart with every player in history who died in that particular area.

"Baseball is a game dominated by vital ghosts; it's a fraternity, like no other we have of the active and the no longer so, the living and the dead." - Richard Gilman in The Cultural Encyclopedia of Baseball (Jonathan Fraser Light, 2005)
Major League Baseball Players Who Died in Arkansas

A Historical Analysis / Return To Players by Place of Death

Little Rock, Arkansas
03-31-1966
1928
1929
Little Rock, Arkansas
05-14-1943
1890
1900
Little Rock, Arkansas
12-24-2016
1989
1991
Atkins, Arkansas
05-12-1957
1928
1931
Fayetteville, Arkansas
03-08-1977
1922
1922
Murfreesboro, Arkansas
03-23-1972
1921
1921
Conway, Arkansas
10-23-1993
1950
1957
Huntsville, Arkansas
12-21-2011
1963
1964
Wayne, Arkansas
09-17-1996
1949
1949
Choctaw, Arkansas
08-22-2000
1956
1956
Little Rock, Arkansas
06-06-1967
1928
1929
El Dorado, Arkansas
12-23-2006
1931
1931
North Little Rock, Arkansas
07-22-2007
2001
2002
Little Rock, Arkansas
11-17-1958
1938
1949
Hot Springs, Arkansas
08-02-1970
1922
1929
Hot Springs, Arkansas
01-01-2008
1957
1957
El Dorado, Arkansas
10-16-1954
1914
1919
Little Rock, Arkansas
04-18-1979
1939
1939
Springdale, Arkansas
03-17-1981
1934
1943
Atkins, Arkansas
04-30-1982
1923
1925
Little Rock, Arkansas
11-12-1993
1928
1946
DeWitt, Arkansas
06-16-1976
1935
1947
Little Rock, Arkansas
06-10-2006
1956
1972
Little Rock, Arkansas
12-01-1976
1928
1936
El Dorado, Arkansas
03-08-1992
1934
1934
Lakeview, Arkansas
06-14-1982
1936
1939
Fort Smith, Arkansas
03-16-1962
1941
1946
Wynne, Arkansas
12-31-1988
1940
1944
Mountain Home, Arkansas
05-13-1984
1923
1929
Little Rock, Arkansas
08-13-1968
1940
1940
St. Charles, Arkansas
11-24-1966
1923
1926
El Dorado, Arkansas
06-09-1980
1931
1941
Little Rock, Arkansas
05-22-2001
1946
1949
Magnolia, Arkansas
08-18-1978
1916
1929
Little Rock, Arkansas
08-05-2002
1926
1944
Waldo, Arkansas
07-27-1987
1922
1936
Little Rock, Arkansas
01-09-1948
1925
1928
Swifton, Arkansas
03-24-2009
1943
1957
Newport, Arkansas
05-28-2015
1952
1952
Parkin, Arkansas
03-23-1958
1925
1939
Stuttgart, Arkansas
03-11-1970
1939
1939
Fayetteville, Arkansas
02-23-2015
1955
1967
Little Rock, Arkansas
07-31-1960
1927
1930
Fayetteville, Arkansas
10-05-1955
1920
1921
Little Rock, Arkansas
08-15-1973
1913
1913
Little Rock, Arkansas
03-01-2005
1949
1949
Fayetteville, Arkansas
05-28-1963
1911
1911
Little Rock, Arkansas
01-08-1996
1948
1948
Conway, Arkansas
03-01-2015
1989
1994
Van Buren County, Arkansas
02-24-1994
1960
1962
Little Rock, Arkansas
08-03-1981
1930
1933
Batesville, Arkansas
10-09-2017
1969
1974
Texarkana, Arkansas
06-29-1955
1915
1917
Little Rock, Arkansas
10-13-1964
1917
1917
Hot Springs, Arkansas
04-03-2002
1944
1944
Little Rock, Arkansas
12-03-2000
1933
1940
Paris, Arkansas
04-19-1960
1925
1931
Little Rock, Arkansas
12-06-1989
1937
1939
Fort Smith, Arkansas
10-06-1999
1941
1942
Little Rock, Arkansas
02-08-1966
1911
1920
Hot Springs, Arkansas
08-11-1971
1921
1921
Little Rock, Arkansas
12-16-2000
1950
1950
Fort Smith, Arkansas
04-04-1982
1942
1952
North Little Rock, Arkansas
07-03-1965
1911
1918
Fort Smith, Arkansas
10-24-1941
1890
1890
Little Rock, Arkansas
11-23-1995
1938
1938
El Dorado, Arkansas
01-08-1961
1933
1949
Little Rock, Arkansas
11-24-1991
1948
1963
Altus, Arkansas
11-14-1932
1906
1911
Little Rock, Arkansas
06-08-1963
1919
1930
Fort Smith, Arkansas
04-12-2014
1956
1965
Little Rock, Arkansas
03-22-1969
1943
1944
Paragould, Arkansas
06-16-1994
1949
1954
Alma, Arkansas
05-11-1999
1951
1955
Prescott, Arkansas
09-20-1975
1912
1912
Danville, Arkansas
02-07-1997
1934
1939
Hot Springs, Arkansas
06-23-1976
1930
1945
Pine Bluff, Arkansas
04-10-1962
1916
1919
Little Rock, Arkansas
06-12-1890
1884
1884
Hot Springs, Arkansas
04-25-1918
1902
1902
Searcy, Arkansas
04-02-1992
1930
1935
Fayetteville, Arkansas
03-30-1962
1913
1914
Hot Springs, Arkansas
11-29-1978
1928
1928
Texarkana, Arkansas
08-15-1969
1928
1928
Willow Springs, Arkansas
03-03-1894
1878
1890
Fayetteville, Arkansas
04-06-1974
1913
1915

Major League Baseball Players Who Died in Arkansas



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