Major League Baseball Players Who Died in Venezuela

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 Venezuela

A Historical Analysis / Return To Players by Place of Death

Valencia, Carabobo, Venezuela
06-14-2010
1990
1992
Caracas, Distrito Capital, Venezuela
08-19-1969
1939
1949
Caracas, Distrito Capital, Venezuela
05-26-2005
1950
1959
Ciudad Bolivar, Bolivar, Venezuela
01-24-2018
2005
2007
La Morita, Yaracuy, Venezuela
12-06-2018
2004
2008
Caracas, Distrito Capital, Venezuela
04-24-1992
1960
1962
Maracaibo, Zulia, Venezuela
03-16-1969
1967
1967
Ocumare del Tuy, Miranda, Venezuela
02-28-2013
1953
1953
Caracas, Distrito Capital, Venezuela
11-23-1990
1977
1989
Aragua, Venezuela
12-29-2011
2003
2004
Punta de Palmas, Zulia, Venezuela
05-25-2008
1997
2006
Maracaibo, Zulia, Venezuela
01-22-2005
1967
1971
El Tigre, Anzoategui, Venezuela
01-13-2013
1971
1978
Valencia, Carabobo, Venezuela
12-14-1970
1969
1970
Cagua, Aragua, Venezuela
12-20-1984
1972
1974
La Guaira, Vargas, Venezuela
01-24-2006
1988
1995
Maracaibo, Zulia, Venezuela
08-10-2001
1954
1960
Caracas, Distrito Capital, Venezuela
11-27-1956
1956
1956
Caracas, Distrito Capital, Venezuela
04-28-1995
1985
1993
La Guaira, Vargas, Venezuela
06-07-2016
2000
2003
Caracas, Distrito Capital, Venezuela
09-02-1977
1944
1944
Maracay, Aragua, Venezuela
09-23-2012
1967
1970
La Guaira, Vargas, Venezuela
02-04-2005
1981
1985
Caracas, Distrito Capital, Venezuela
07-14-1994
1965
1976
La Morita, Yaracuy, Venezuela
12-06-2018
2008
2018

Major League Baseball Players Who Died in Venezuela



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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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