Major League Baseball Players Who Died in Delaware

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 Delaware

A Historical Analysis / Return To Players by Place of Death

Wilmington, Delaware
03-09-1912
1897
1898
Greenville, Delaware
06-11-1998
1957
1961
Wilmington, Delaware
03-18-1966
1927
1928
Millsboro, Delaware
06-13-1987
1920
1935
Marshallton, Delaware
12-05-1995
1953
1964
Wilmington, Delaware
07-09-1929
1896
1899
Newark, Delaware
11-09-1987
1932
1933
Claymont, Delaware
02-11-2019
1951
1957
Cragmere, Delaware
05-14-1952
1887
1901
Newark, Delaware
06-12-2005
1952
1953
Wilmington, Delaware
08-16-1923
1889
1890
Wilmington, Delaware
03-12-1973
1919
1937
Wilmington, Delaware
04-30-1970
1922
1924
Greenville, Delaware
09-22-2007
1941
1941
Wilmington, Delaware
12-11-1902
1892
1894
Lewes, Delaware
08-20-1980
1923
1924
Farnhurst, Delaware
04-25-1919
1888
1890
Lewes, Delaware
10-26-1981
1908
1915
Milford, Delaware
02-18-2011
1954
1956
Wilmington, Delaware
01-20-2018
1983
1984
Lewes, Delaware
09-07-1977
1923
1923
Elsmere, Delaware
07-03-1960
1909
1921
Wilmington, Delaware
02-08-1910
1876
1877
Wilmington, Delaware
04-15-2007
1941
1941
Bear, Delaware
10-20-2012
1967
1978
New Castle, Delaware
02-20-1954
1889
1897
Smyrna, Delaware
09-02-1968
1909
1909
Delaware City, Delaware
02-11-1956
1905
1905
Wilmington, Delaware
01-23-1919
1891
1891
Wilmington, Delaware
09-08-1902
1901
1902
Wilmington, Delaware
08-01-1991
1959
1973
Wilmington, Delaware
12-21-1963
1901
1906
Wilmington, Delaware
09-12-1945
1896
1905

Major League Baseball Players Who Died in Delaware



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Did you know that Frank Ringo was the first Major League baseball player to committ suicide? On April 12, 1889, he ingested a lethal dose of morphine, died of the drug overdose, and became the first baseball suicide in history.

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