Major League Baseball Players Who Died in Kansas

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.

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Major League Baseball Players Who Died in Kansas

A Historical Analysis / Return To Players by Place of Death

Columbus, Kansas
09-26-1958
1911
1915
Dodge City, Kansas
03-11-2012
1947
1948
Wichita, Kansas
10-26-1952
1929
1929
LeRoy, Kansas
06-02-1973
1912
1918
Hutchinson, Kansas
09-17-2006
1947
1950
Wichita, Kansas
07-24-1958
1919
1928
Topeka, Kansas
01-29-1980
1927
1927
Lenexa, Kansas
02-09-2007
1948
1961
Wichita, Kansas
06-18-1968
1914
1914
Wichita, Kansas
09-07-2004
1951
1961
Clay Center, Kansas
10-16-1959
1927
1929
Wichita, Kansas
04-08-1961
1926
1933
Wichita, Kansas
10-15-1965
1958
1961
Parsons, Kansas
06-20-1983
1913
1913
Spring Hill, Kansas
06-10-1968
1911
1915
Atchison, Kansas
03-17-1939
1887
1887
Topeka, Kansas
03-18-1972
1927
1930
Winfield, Kansas
08-14-1960
1894
1915
Wichita, Kansas
12-06-1997
1960
1967
Kansas City, Kansas
05-20-1960
1919
1929
El Dorado, Kansas
12-16-1959
1913
1913
Fort Scott, Kansas
03-22-2007
1965
1966
Kansas City, Kansas
09-21-1989
1939
1959
Clyde, Kansas
01-22-1997
1945
1947
Bentley, Kansas
06-28-1960
1904
1909
Coffeyville, Kansas
05-07-1949
1902
1902
Lawrence, Kansas
08-14-1931
1906
1908
Kansas City, Kansas
04-21-1923
1878
1884
Little River, Kansas
08-09-2013
1953
1955
Wichita, Kansas
01-08-1952
1932
1932
Wichita, Kansas
10-14-2007
1949
1956
Overland Park, Kansas
02-07-2009
1959
1961
Topeka, Kansas
09-23-1951
1896
1901
Shawnee, Kansas
10-23-1996
1954
1962
Pittsburg, Kansas
09-07-2008
1936
1948
Wichita, Kansas
11-01-1945
1914
1918
Fort Scott, Kansas
12-14-1952
1898
1898
Halstead, Kansas
06-18-1927
1915
1915
Wichita, Kansas
10-13-1962
1906
1906
Hays, Kansas
07-17-2001
1929
1944
Salina, Kansas
05-11-1977
1917
1919
Wichita, Kansas
07-15-1941
1898
1909
Wichita, Kansas
10-05-2001
1931
1939
Wichita, Kansas
04-06-2004
1947
1952
Pittsburg, Kansas
12-28-1952
1916
1918
Kansas City, Kansas
02-21-2007
1960
1962
Wichita, Kansas
02-26-1938
1911
1911
Pittsburg, Kansas
02-14-1930
1917
1921
Overland Park, Kansas
02-14-2019
1949
1953
Kansas City, Kansas
02-26-1984
1930
1947
Moran, Kansas
06-05-1976
1916
1918
Wichita, Kansas
10-08-2017
1962
1969
Lindsborg, Kansas
10-19-1984
1924
1927
Parsons, Kansas
08-25-1952
1898
1899
Topeka, Kansas
03-10-1911
1895
1895
Wichita, Kansas
04-07-1993
1945
1945
Salina, Kansas
05-21-1985
1937
1943
Wichita, Kansas
05-10-1970
1926
1926
Topeka, Kansas
11-02-1993
1943
1945
Bonner Springs, Kansas
05-30-1982
1916
1916
Merriam, Kansas
05-03-2006
1954
1954
Wichita, Kansas
02-01-1988
1934
1936
Kansas City, Kansas
06-21-1986
1954
1960
Leawood, Kansas
09-30-1998
1979
1990
Parsons, Kansas
03-17-1945
1903
1903
Wichita, Kansas
10-08-1969
1947
1952
Caney, Kansas
10-26-1918
1906
1909
Burlington, Kansas
03-24-1996
1969
1970
Overland Park, Kansas
10-26-2014
1987
1992
Salina, Kansas
08-04-1961
1909
1909
Ottawa, Kansas
05-03-1927
1886
1888
Winfield, Kansas
03-05-2002
1938
1940
Wichita, Kansas
01-02-2017
1952
1963
Topeka, Kansas
07-24-1971
1909
1909
Westmoreland, Kansas
07-08-1954
1911
1914
Wichita, Kansas
12-03-2002
1944
1944
Wichita, Kansas
10-31-1998
1955
1959
Atwood, Kansas
02-12-2009
1965
1972
Great Bend, Kansas
01-07-1943
1914
1914
Leavenworth, Kansas
05-28-1942
1907
1909
Wellington, Kansas
05-10-1934
1906
1915
McPherson, Kansas
08-14-1973
1925
1931
Wichita, Kansas
04-14-1988
1930
1949
Wichita, Kansas
05-18-1986
1930
1931
Olathe, Kansas
04-06-1984
1924
1935

Major League Baseball Players Who Died in Kansas



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