Major League Baseball Players Who Died in Colorado

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 Colorado

A Historical Analysis / Return To Players by Place of Death

Idaho Springs, Colorado
05-07-1912
1884
1891
Denver, Colorado
09-25-1888
1877
1877
Denver, Colorado
01-14-1948
1883
1883
Pueblo, Colorado
11-07-1982
1935
1935
Grand Junction, Colorado
11-27-1989
1928
1928
Denver, Colorado
09-16-1968
1915
1915
Denver, Colorado
06-25-1968
1931
1932
Grand Junction, Colorado
10-24-1973
1943
1954
Denver, Colorado
09-22-2002
1948
1952
Denver, Colorado
05-08-1954
1910
1914
Colorado Springs, Colorado
03-28-1950
1897
1898
Denver, Colorado
01-13-1891
1884
1884
Denver, Colorado
07-22-1907
1900
1900
Denver, Colorado
02-13-1905
1891
1898
Grand Junction, Colorado
11-30-1983
1949
1951
Denver, Colorado
01-19-1938
1895
1901
Denver, Colorado
04-23-1895
1883
1891
Burnt Mill, Colorado
07-05-1930
1887
1887
Boulder, Colorado
04-02-2003
1942
1942
Denver, Colorado
10-04-1956
1897
1899
Denver, Colorado
09-21-2009
1962
1963
Denver, Colorado
09-21-1907
1903
1903
Colorado Springs, Colorado
10-12-1951
1917
1920
Golden, Colorado
11-06-1961
1906
1916
Denver, Colorado
05-14-2016
1961
1964
Aurora, Colorado
03-01-1956
1935
1948
Fort Collins, Colorado
02-18-1971
1944
1945
Lakewood, Colorado
08-03-1980
1919
1925
Denver, Colorado
02-15-2016
1952
1953
Denver, Colorado
06-03-1969
1928
1929
Colorado Springs, Colorado
01-11-1992
1935
1937
Delta, Colorado
09-09-1957
1906
1911
Denver, Colorado
09-27-1996
1942
1946
Lakewood, Colorado
01-13-1968
1930
1930
Colorado Springs, Colorado
10-30-1919
1908
1908
Denver, Colorado
08-25-1980
1919
1926
Denver, Colorado
01-07-1971
1920
1926
Aurora, Colorado
10-04-2009
1969
1974
Denver, Colorado
09-16-1909
1889
1904
Denver, Colorado
01-26-1999
1967
1967
Pueblo, Colorado
07-08-2016
1951
1962
Denver, Colorado
09-11-1983
1923
1923
Denver, Colorado
05-23-1952
1908
1908
Denver, Colorado
02-24-1953
1923
1925
Denver, Colorado
05-11-1938
1918
1919
Denver, Colorado
06-08-1954
1906
1907
Pueblo, Colorado
08-30-1965
1945
1950
Denver, Colorado
05-04-1963
1924
1926
Boulder, Colorado
12-12-2014
1956
1959
Rocky Ford, Colorado
06-19-1913
1903
1903
Pueblo, Colorado
05-15-2016
1997
1997
Denver, Colorado
07-03-1944
1889
1889
Loveland, Colorado
11-12-1978
1912
1912
Denver, Colorado
12-29-1930
1921
1922
Denver, Colorado
09-09-1928
1916
1928
Colorado Springs, Colorado
03-01-2009
1969
1969
Pueblo, Colorado
02-13-1929
1880
1883
Fruita, Colorado
03-19-1969
1911
1913
Denver, Colorado
02-04-1923
1887
1895
Leadville, Colorado
09-05-1967
1936
1936
Denver, Colorado
03-23-1917
1902
1908

Major League Baseball Players Who Died in Colorado



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