Major League Baseball Players Who Died in Georgia

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 Georgia

A Historical Analysis / Return To Players by Place of Death

Atlanta, Georgia
08-16-1984
1962
1971
Albany, Georgia
02-26-2006
1941
1946
Albany, Georgia
06-23-1985
1941
1946
Cumming, Georgia
01-03-1991
1930
1950
Savannah, Georgia
01-26-1950
1924
1930
Newnan, Georgia
09-24-1980
1947
1947
Marietta, Georgia
09-02-1988
1938
1947
Marietta, Georgia
07-28-1954
1912
1923
Macon, Georgia
11-19-1917
1895
1895
Thomasville, Georgia
06-13-1967
1915
1920
Griffin, Georgia
02-26-1970
1915
1915
Atlanta, Georgia
01-18-1982
1923
1929
Atlanta, Georgia
10-04-1982
1929
1929
Macon, Georgia
01-12-1970
1918
1918
Augusta, Georgia
12-03-1930
1920
1920
Atlanta, Georgia
02-15-1961
1902
1902
Union City, Georgia
12-25-2007
1963
1973
Newnan, Georgia
01-31-2012
1983
1985
Lawrenceville, Georgia
07-05-1993
1952
1955
Emory, Georgia
10-25-1949
1914
1914
Lawrenceville, Georgia
06-04-2007
1955
1971
Atlanta, Georgia
09-11-1998
1977
1981
Columbus, Georgia
11-28-1979
1937
1939
Alma, Georgia
10-01-2000
1943
1946
Augusta, Georgia
11-25-2013
1947
1953
Albany, Georgia
06-01-2010
1962
1964
Augusta, Georgia
07-08-1996
1950
1962
Brunswick, Georgia
05-10-1964
1933
1933
Atlanta, Georgia
04-03-1975
1932
1938
Sandersville, Georgia
01-28-1955
1913
1913
Rydal, Georgia
04-25-2013
1976
1985
Atlanta, Georgia
04-27-1904
1892
1892
Norcross, Georgia
11-22-1956
1925
1926
Marietta, Georgia
04-25-1979
1943
1943
Lake Park, Georgia
09-11-1984
1914
1920
Atlanta, Georgia
07-03-1951
1935
1949
Lilburn, Georgia
12-18-2010
1934
1955
Rome, Georgia
11-01-2001
1957
1966
Valdosta, Georgia
06-02-2000
1942
1945
Atlanta, Georgia
07-17-1961
1905
1928
Atlanta, Georgia
05-23-1947
1915
1915
Atlanta, Georgia
10-30-1994
1967
1972
Roswell, Georgia
01-07-2013
1966
1970
Rome, Georgia
09-17-1989
1943
1948
Arlington, Georgia
10-30-2013
1955
1955
LaGrange, Georgia
04-23-1995
1937
1937
Jesup, Georgia
07-18-1999
1938
1938
Rockmart, Georgia
06-01-1960
1941
1941
Clayton, Georgia
07-15-1974
1910
1914
Clayton, Georgia
06-27-2005
1966
1973
Douglas, Georgia
04-19-2018
1967
1967
Whitesburg, Georgia
01-15-1953
1915
1924
Reidsville, Georgia
03-15-1993
1928
1938
Atlanta, Georgia
11-13-1972
1939
1939
Macon, Georgia
10-16-1945
1912
1920
Gainesville, Georgia
06-09-2015
1942
1942
Duluth, Georgia
02-12-2010
1951
1951
Chatsworth, Georgia
03-03-1942
1899
1899
Cartersville, Georgia
01-28-1974
1914
1917
Atlanta, Georgia
07-06-1934
1922
1925
Marietta, Georgia
09-30-1969
1930
1930
LaGrange, Georgia
12-18-1990
1924
1924
Brunswick, Georgia
08-21-1944
1887
1893
Atlanta, Georgia
08-30-1931
1914
1914
Gainesville, Georgia
08-25-1957
1919
1921
Moultrie, Georgia
01-01-1986
1954
1958
Savannah, Georgia
01-31-1953
1911
1911
Savannah, Georgia
10-05-1966
1913
1913
Atlanta, Georgia
11-09-2015
2009
2013
Atlanta, Georgia
09-18-1973
1925
1934
Ball Ground, Georgia
01-15-2011
1950
1952
Dallas, Georgia
05-28-1972
1919
1924
Ringgold, Georgia
10-09-2017
1951
1951
Decatur, Georgia
11-27-1993
1935
1935
Atlanta, Georgia
01-21-2012
1956
1956
Duluth, Georgia
03-22-2017
1989
1989
Decatur, Georgia
09-20-1970
1939
1939
Milton, Georgia
05-30-2008
1942
1942
Buena Vista, Georgia
04-02-1935
1911
1919
Athens, Georgia
05-01-1987
1953
1953
Thomasville, Georgia
09-25-1968
1922
1930
Lilburn, Georgia
03-31-2015
1994
1995
Athens, Georgia
03-20-2019
1950
1959
Augusta, Georgia
06-20-2006
1943
1953
Cumming, Georgia
08-12-2011
1950
1959
Atlanta, Georgia
06-08-2004
1961
1971
Chatham, Georgia
11-02-1970
1920
1926
Marietta, Georgia
11-04-1967
1938
1938
Cartersville, Georgia
01-12-1960
1912
1917
Port Wentworth, Georgia
08-08-1959
1905
1908
Austell, Georgia
03-31-2012
1954
1966
Atlanta, Georgia
12-19-1998
1945
1945
Atlanta, Georgia
06-23-1954
1918
1918
Blairsville, Georgia
02-20-1984
1943
1944
Union City, Georgia
09-02-1990
1934
1934
Atlanta, Georgia
07-01-1962
1915
1915
Americus, Georgia
05-11-1971
1913
1913
Augusta, Georgia
03-22-1973
1909
1909
Decatur, Georgia
01-16-2003
1942
1942
Covington, Georgia
11-20-2010
1957
1962
Decatur, Georgia
03-10-1984
1944
1945
Waycross, Georgia
03-08-2003
1948
1948
Buford, Georgia
02-05-2001
1934
1934
Waycross, Georgia
02-04-2003
1943
1943
Ft. Oglethorpe, Georgia
04-24-1987
1935
1937
East Point, Georgia
01-04-2000
1971
1982
Valdosta, Georgia
09-04-1976
1923
1923
Demorest, Georgia
06-02-1993
1936
1953
Augusta, Georgia
03-28-1972
1929
1934
Covington, Georgia
11-09-2014
1981
1983
Atlanta, Georgia
07-18-1966
1912
1912
Vidalia, Georgia
10-10-1990
1935
1951
Savannah, Georgia
02-05-1983
1930
1930
Decatur, Georgia
11-27-1994
1946
1948
Columbus, Georgia
08-31-1989
1935
1947
Atlanta, Georgia
03-12-1957
1913
1920
Rome, Georgia
12-10-2000
1950
1958
Woodstock, Georgia
04-15-2011
1957
1963
Atlanta, Georgia
01-05-1969
1922
1925
Atlanta, Georgia
12-28-1970
1923
1923
Columbus, Georgia
01-31-2013
1967
1968
Valdosta, Georgia
10-18-2011
1962
1969
Atlanta, Georgia
07-27-1938
1911
1915
Athens, Georgia
09-25-1951
1929
1939
Columbus, Georgia
05-14-1984
1939
1949
Atlanta, Georgia
12-02-1998
1943
1943
Macon, Georgia
07-22-1921
1902
1902
Atlanta, Georgia
08-08-1934
1886
1902
Dallas, Georgia
11-22-2012
1963
1965
Moultrie, Georgia
08-07-1985
1940
1946
Alpharetta, Georgia
12-19-1970
1907
1916
Newnan, Georgia
08-05-2018
1963
1966
Washington, Georgia
10-14-2001
1929
1931
Atlanta, Georgia
06-27-2011
1948
1948
Haddock, Georgia
05-31-1916
1905
1910
Savannah, Georgia
08-31-1972
1931
1934
Augusta, Georgia
03-08-1971
1929
1930
Valdosta, Georgia
09-11-1931
1909
1909
Douglasville, Georgia
08-04-1944
1922
1923
Marietta, Georgia
06-10-1957
1920
1920
Griffin, Georgia
03-03-2010
1978
1978
Waycross, Georgia
07-19-1987
1923
1937
Augusta, Georgia
04-01-2013
1955
1959
Atlanta, Georgia
10-11-1966
1911
1919
Reidsville, Georgia
09-12-1949
1911
1927
Augusta, Georgia
08-28-1980
1929
1934
Macon, Georgia
01-12-1986
1973
1982
Haddock, Georgia
05-13-1929
1890
1898
Macon, Georgia
03-21-1960
1944
1945
Atlanta, Georgia
09-12-1957
1912
1912
Savannah, Georgia
08-16-2010
1946
1960
Riverdale, Georgia
12-16-2006
1933
1947
Atlanta, Georgia
05-26-1994
1944
1945
Homer, Georgia
01-11-1994
1922
1922
Atlanta, Georgia
03-30-2013
1951
1963
Savannah, Georgia
12-03-1974
1921
1921
Lawrenceville, Georgia
02-07-1995
1966
1975
Roswell, Georgia
01-21-2005
1954
1955
Augusta, Georgia
03-04-1925
1878
1894
Austell, Georgia
06-01-1994
1943
1943
Atlanta, Georgia
10-01-1978
1937
1937
Augusta, Georgia
05-22-1974
1940
1948
Atlanta, Georgia
11-20-1984
1926
1926
Columbus, Georgia
07-23-2003
1948
1948
Bremen, Georgia
04-17-1994
1945
1945
Norcross, Georgia
03-01-1941
1911
1929
Roberta, Georgia
11-01-1969
1919
1923
Chickamauga, Georgia
05-05-2018
1956
1956
Carrollton, Georgia
07-16-1999
1929
1945
Rome, Georgia
02-05-1970
1934
1948

Major League Baseball Players Who Died in Georgia



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